9/9/2019 11:30:00 AM Geotek breaks ground for expansion
GEOTEK’s leaders and friends broke ground for the company’s 65,000 square-foot expansion project on Wednesday morning, Aug. 28. Ben Wiltsie, CEO, said GEOTEK has added more than 200 jobs in 1 1/2 years, raising its total number of employees to almost 400.
Digging their ceremonial shovels into the earth, GEOTEK's leaders and friends broke ground for the company's 65,000 square-foot expansion project last week. GEOTEK, which manufactures fiberglass cross arms for utility poles, plans to expand a recently purchased production facility to keep pace with the demand for its PUPI line of products. Ben Wiltsie, CEO of GEOTEK, said the company has added more than 200 jobs in 1 1/2 years, raising its total number of employees to almost 400. GEOTEK's products are in high demand as electric utilities switch from wooden to fiberglass cross arms, Wiltsie said... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Sept. 3 Stewartville STAR.