Company: Amerequip Corp.
Location: Kiel, New Holstein
Founded in: 1920
What they do: Designs and manufactures custom equipment for the lawn, landscape, agricultural and construction markets.
How they’re growing: The company is expanding its facility in Kiel by more than 100,000 square feet—a $7.7 million project that will create about 100 new jobs. The expansion further enhances Amerequip’s final assembly capacity by allowing the firm to meet the strategic needs of its customers and providing greater flexibility as the company grows into new markets. Company officials are projecting sales will grow by more than 75 percent over the next two years.
What they’re saying: “We are experiencing tremendous growth with our current clients and want to ensure we have the capacity and the trained workforce available to continue to meet that demand.”- Mike VanderZanden, company president and CEO