October 19, 2012
For Immediate Release
Governor Walker Attends Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Expansion at Mid Valley Industries in Kaukauna
Manufacturing facility to add 40 new jobs
Madison— Governor Scott Walker, attended the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the newly expanded Mid Valley Industries in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, to highlight the improving business climate in the state. Mid Valley has recently completed an expansion at its Kaukauna manufacturing facility. With this expansion, Mid Valley Industries expects to create 40 new high paying machinist and welder jobs by 2014.
“Companies like Mid Valley Industries are what drive the economy here in Wisconsin,” Governor Walker, “Strong leadership, a vision for the future, and dedication to hard-working employees. For our part, we will continue to work hard to develop our workforce so that when companies like Mid Valley Industries need skilled workers, they’ll be ready. I’m proud to be here as this great company enters its next chapter of growth.”
“I moved from Milwaukee to start this company in the Fox Valley from scratch more than fifteen years ago, with a vision that hard work, entrepreneurial spirit, and close teamwork can lead to successful growth,” said Kevin Schmid, President, Mid Valley Industries. “This is a very exciting time and special event for the 120 team members at Mid Valley Industries.”
Mid Valley Industries initiated the 27,000 sq. ft. expansion in June and completed it in October.
The company provides the highest quality Precision Machining parts to key industries, including power generation, mining, power transmission, oil & gas, marine, material handling, hydraulic systems, military, nuclear, and paper industries.