Lindsay Manufacturing will break ground on a warehouse and distribution center on Tuesday, October 9 at 8:30 a.m. The event will take place at the construction site in the CenterPort Business Park north of Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport (Highway 60 at Folsom Road).
The Lindsay operation will occupy almost half of the newly constructed 50,000 square-foot building, which is scheduled for completion in March of 2013.
“This expanded and enhanced facility will help Lindsay maintain its superior customer service mission and grow its volume in this region,” according to Amarillo EDC’s Buzz David. “We’re pleased that our investment in CenterPort Business Park is attracting tenants like Lindsay,” David adds.
Officials from Lindsay who will participate include Randy Wood, Vice President of Sales; Rick Provaznik, Director of Aftermarket; Clint Babcock, Texas Distribution Center Manager and Farris Hightower, South Central United States Regional Manager. Representatives of Amarillo Economic Development Corporation, City of Amarillo and PRANA Development Group will also attend.
Lindsay is a leading designer and manufacturer of self-propelled center pivot and lateral move irrigation systems. The systems are used by farmers worldwide to increase or stabilize crop production while conserving water, energy and labor.
Based in Omaha, Nebraska, Lindsay has more than 50 years of experience manufacturing and marketing irrigation equipment including Zimmatic center pivot and lateral move irrigation systems. The rugged and durable machines, combined with the high technology offering of Growsmart by Lindsay control panels, FieldNET by Lindsay wireless irrigation management, and customized pump stations by Watertronics, a Lindsay company, provide the system necessary for increased profitability, reduced risk and ease of use. Lindsay also manufacturers and markets repair and replacement parts for irrigation systems and controls.
The mission of the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation is to promote business expansion in the greater Amarillo area that builds a stronger, more diversified economy and increases the economic vitality and wealth of the community.
For more information, please contact Buzz David at (806) 379-6411.