Company: Ameriquip Corporation
Location: Kiel and New Holstein
Founded in: 1920
What they do: Amerequip Corporation designs, engineers and manufactures equipment for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the commercial lawn and turf, landscape, agricultural and light construction markets. The company’s production capabilities include technical design and engineering services, validation testing, laser cutting, forming, welding, final paint and assembly.
How they’re growing: Since 2011, Amerequip has invested more than $20 million in facility improvements, most recently expanding its Kiel facility, doubling its manual and robotic welding capacity. The expansion also doubled the company’s machining and fabrication space, enhancing Amerequip’s final assembly capabilities and allowing the company greater flexibility in reaching new markets.
What they’re saying: “The work ethic and the quality of the workforce we can hire in this region is exceptional. We like it here, too, because this location allows us to be an employer of choice to highly qualified workers.” – Michael J. VanderZanden, President and CEO, Ameritech Corporation