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Telsmith Breaks Ground on New Parts Distribution Center


November 14, 2012
By Aggregates and Roadbuilding

November 13, 2012, Mequon, WI – Leaders from Telsmith Inc., Astec
Industries, and the City of Mequon, Wisconsin today broke ground for
construction of a 33,760ft2 facility to handle worldwide parts distribution
for Telsmith products.

November 13, 2012, Mequon, WI – Leaders from Telsmith Inc., Astec
Industries, and the City of Mequon, Wisconsin today broke ground for
construction of a 33,760ft2 facility to handle worldwide parts distribution
for Telsmith products. The new parts distribution center will be located
adjacent to Telsmith’s existing manufacturing facilities in Mequon, WI, 20
minutes north of downtown Milwaukee, and will provide parts for customers in
both Canada and the U.S.

“The new parts distribution center will allow Telsmith to better support
our customers throughout the world with improved stock levels, ensuring that
the right parts are available to meet critical customer requirements,” said
Matt Haven, Managing Director for Telsmith, “We have realized growth over the
last several years, which is reflective of the dedication of our 321
employees. This parts distribution center will allow for expansion well
into the future, while also providing the service and support that our
customers have come to expect from Telsmith.” 

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Telsmith currently operates a 14,000ft2 warehouse within
their manufacturing facility. Plans are in place for expanding
manufacturing operations into the existing warehouse space once the new
Telsmith parts distribution center opens in the spring of 2013. In
addition to expanding infrastructure in 2012, Telsmith has increased employment
levels by 11%.