New Facility, Markets for Kleiss Gears
April 16, 2004—Kleiss Gears has traded in their 3,000 square foot facility in Centerville, MN, for a 14,000 square foot building in Grantsburg, WI.
According to president Rod Kleiss, the plan is to add both staff and new capabilities for gear molding.
The company plans to develop more automated production capabilities as well. Currently, they design and prototype gear with the aim of eventually getting into gear production work.
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