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Wildeck Announces Full Integration of Ladder Industries

Rebranding adds access products to expanding portfolio of Wildeck products provided through a nationwide network of Dealers and Systems Integrators.

Waukesha, WI – November 16, 2017 – Mezzanine, vertical material lift, and safety guarding products manufacturer, Wildeck, Inc., based in Waukesha, Wisc., has announced the full integration of its Goodyear, Ariz. subsidiary, Ladder Industries.

For more than 55 years, Ladder Industries has been recognized as the oldest and most dedicated designer and manufacturer of industrial stairs, customized work platforms, and rolling ladder products in the Western Region. Moving forward, Goodyear, AZ operations will be identified as Wildeck West and their products will be supplied through a growing number of Wildeck Material Handling Dealers and Systems Integrators across the U.S., ensuring continued growth.

According to Wildeck president, Greg Larson, “As we integrate Ladder Industries to become Wildeck West, customers can be assured that we will continue to service their needs with creative and cost-competitive access solutions.”

Introduced at ProMat 2017 in Chicago, new Wildeck West products – LadderLink™ Modular Access System, new NetGate™ Pick Module Safety Gate, and other access products – continue to serve the expanding safety and access needs of industrial and commercial customers. With the introduction of Wildeck’s access products to the company’s nationwide dealer and system integrator sales network, Wildeck continues to expand its lineup of quality material handling and safety products to a diverse range of customers and markets.

In announcing the stronger brand positioning under the Wildeck name, Greg Larson, President of Wildeck, Inc., stated, “Since we acquired Ladder Industries in 2011, we have focused on strengthening and streamlining operations, and providing better service to customers. With improvements that have been made and the dedication of our employee-owners in Goodyear, business has increased significantly, more than doubling in size.”

The acquisition of Goodyear, Arizona-based Ladder Industries in 2011 has complemented Wildeck’s offering of material handling products, including structural steel mezzanine platforms, automated vertical lifts (VRCs), rideable material lifts (RMLs), safety guarding products, and facility access solutions. Founded in 1976, Wildeck has manufactured a wide range of products to improve supply chain productivity and provide additional capacity, efficiency, safety, and access in manufacturing plants, warehouses, distribution centers, and many other facilities. Wildeck products are sold through a dedicated and experienced network of customer-service-oriented dealers and systems integrators nationwide.

Wildeck, Inc. is a member of FMA (Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International), MHI (Material Handling Industry Association), MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association), and the NAEC (National Association of Elevator Contractors).

Wildeck, Inc. is a subsidiary of Holden Industries, a 100% Employee-Owned Company. Please contact Hubert Schlegel at 800-325-6939, hschlegel@wildeck.com, for more information on Wildeck’s products, solutions, and four service lines; or visit www.wildeck.com, or e-mail info@wildeck.com.