Materials handling: Wildeck celebrates 35th anniversary

The materials handling supplier has grown through a dedicated and experienced network of customer-service-oriented dealers and systems integrators, nationwide.

By ·

Material handling equipment manufacturer, Wildeck, Inc., will welcome the Honorable Jeff Scrima, Mayor of Waukesha, at a gala 35th Anniversary Open House on Sunday, June 26th at the company’s U.S. headquarters and manufacturing operations in Waukesha, WI.  The event inaugurates a year-long celebration of this major company milestone.

“We are extremely proud of our growth and the success we have enjoyed as a leading manufacturer here in Waukesha, Wisc., for some 35 years,” said Wildeck President, Keith G. Pignolet. “In 1976, as a division of Williams Steel, the company had only four employees. Today, Wildeck has nearly 100 employees and has evolved to become a premier U.S. manufacturer of steel fabricated products that are used for the safe and efficient storage and handling of goods in warehouses, distribution centers, manufacturing operations and many other facilities.”

Wildeck designs and manufactures standard and custom industrial steel work platforms (mezzanines), material lifts (VRCs), and performance-proven safety guarding products that are sold through a dedicated and experienced network of customer-service-oriented dealers and systems integrators nationwide.

According to Hubert Schlegel, director of marketing for Wildeck, “No other company designs and manufacturers such a comprehensive variety of products for industrial and commercial material handling applications.  Through the efforts of our dedicated team of employee owners, Wildeck remains committed to helping customers improve their supply chain operations - making them safer, more efficient, and more profitable.  It’s what we do.”

Wildeck’s Open House will include facility tours, food, family events and attendance prizes.  At 12:45 p.m., Mayor Scrima will discuss economic growth in Waukesha and the contributions that companies like Wildeck are making to its continuing vitality and growth.

Based in Waukesha, WI, Wildeck is a member of the MHIA (Material Handling Industry of America) and is the largest manufacturer of industrial steel work platforms/mezzanines, vertical lifts, and safety guarding products in North America.  Wildeck products are used for the safe and efficient handling, storage, and protection of materials to improve supply chain efficiency, productivity and profitability.  For 35 years, the company has grown through a dedicated and experienced network of customer-service-oriented dealers and systems integrators, nationwide.


Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling Magazine!

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Article Topics

Automated Storage · Automation · Safety · Storage · Wildeck · · All Topics
Latest Whitepaper
Download the full 2016 Modern Materials Handling Salary Survey
How does your earning power match up with your peers across the material handling industry? Materials Handling salary survey, Warehouse manager salary survey, Warehouse Salary Research
Download Today!
From the November 2016 Issue
In Whirlpool Corp.’s Clyde, Ohio, factory, mobile robots have automated the delivery of parts to the line. The result is a more consistent, efficient and safer operation.
Optimizing home delivery: It takes more than planning
9th Annual Salary Survey: Success and Satisfaction Continue to Reign
View More From this Issue
Subscribe to Our Email Newsletter
Sign up today to receive our FREE, weekly email newsletter!
Latest Webcast
2016 Warehouse/DC Operations Webcast: Confronting omni-channel complexity
During this webcast we’ll examine the current activities, trends, and best practices in warehouse and DC operations management and how companies plan to address complex issues associate with omni-channel fulfillment.
Register Today!
EDITORS' PICKS
Systems Report: Whirpool puts mobile robots to work
In Whirlpool Corp.’s Clyde, Ohio, factory, mobile robots have automated the delivery of parts to...
Modern Materials Handling’s 2017 Casebook Collection
The 2017 Casebook features more than 35 case studies that put the spotlight on successful innovation...

Brownells: Designing for Efficiency and Growth
Brownells’ new Iowa distribution center has taken touches—and miles—out of the order...
Industry celebrates National Manufacturing Day
Fourth annual Manufacturing Day is a grassroots effort by U.S. manufacturers to improve the public...