SHEFFIELD, Iowa - Sukup Manufacturing Co. employees, Brent Hansen and John Hanig are no strangers to the Grain Elevator and Processing Society community. In fact, they both were recently voted in as the top officers of the North Iowa Chapter.
Brent Hansen, Sukup’s Commercial Account Manager, has been named President and Sukup Bin Sales Director, John Hanig, has been named Vice President of the North Iowa Chapter of GEAPS. Together, they have over 47 years of industry experience from their time at Sukup.
“We are very grateful for their commitment to Sukup Manufacturing Co. and are very proud of their many roles and accomplishments inside and outside of the company,” said Sukup’s Vice President and CFO, Steve Sukup.
GEAPS (Grain Elevator And Processing Society) is an 80 year old non-profit professional society and knowledge resource for the world of grain handling industry operations. GEAPS is a close knit coalition of mill and elevator operators. The GEAPS Exchange/Expo is an annual international technical conference and exposition. The largest one of its kind in the world!
Sukup Manufacturing Co. is the world’s largest family-owned and operated grain storage, drying and handling equipment manufacturer headquartered in Sheffield, Iowa, and covers 1,000,000 sq. ft. of office, manufacturing and warehouse space. The company employs over 500 people, making it one of the largest employers in North Central Iowa. Three generations of the family are now active in the business.
Sukup’s product line includes on-farm and commercial grain bins, portable and tower dryers, centrifugal and axial fans and heaters, stirring machines, bin unloading equipment and bin floors and supports. Sukup also manufactures a line of material handling equipment that includes bucket elevators, drag conveyors and chain loop conveyors, as well as a line of steel buildings.
Sukup has six distribution centers located throughout the Midwest. Sukup products are sold throughout the U.S. and Canada, as well as in over 80 foreign countries.