March 11, 2020- Sukup Manufacturing Co. is actively monitoring the spread of COVID-19, also called “coronavirus.” At this time, the virus has not caused any disruptions to Sukup operations or supply chain.
UPDATED March 19, 2020
The company is taking a number of extra precautions, including:
Sukup is encouraging all employees to wash their hands frequently with soap and warm water, and to stay home and use sick time if they are feeling sick. The company is also providing information and educational resources through a company-wide email.
“As a family-owned and operated company, the health and safety of our employees is an extremely high priority,” said Steve Sukup, President and CEO of Sukup Manufacturing Co. “At this time, we are being cautious, but also continuing to keep our manufacturing operations moving to get products to customers.”
Sukup will communicate further actions related to COVID-19 to employees through email, time clock announcements, and/or the company text message system if needed.
About Sukup Manufacturing Co.
Sukup Manufacturing Co. is the world’s largest family-owned and operated manufacturer of grain storage, grain drying and handling equipment, and steel buildings. The company is headquartered in Sheffield, Iowa, and covers 1,000,000 sq. ft. of office, manufacturing and warehouse space. The company employs more than 600 people, making it one of the largest employers in North Central Iowa. Three generations of the family are active in the business.
Sukup’s product line includes on-farm and commercial grain bins; portable, mixed-flow and tower dryers; centrifugal and axial fans and heaters; stirring machines; bin unloading equipment and bin floors and supports. Sukup also manufactures material handling equipment including bucket elevators, conveyors and support structures; and steel buildings.
Sukup has six distribution centers in the Midwest. Sukup products are sold throughout the U.S. and Canada, and in more than 80 other countries.
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