Project to add an additional 25,000 sq ft of manufacturing capability and up to 30 new jobs
Imperial Industries, Inc., a division of Wausau Tile, Inc., is gearing up to start its 27th year in business by announcing a major expansion project for its Rothschild, Wis., facility. The expansion project was result of continued growth during the past three years in the industrial and commercial markets.
The expansion project began in October is scheduled for completion by mid-January, 2008. The project will add an additional 25,000 sq ft of manufacturing capability and up to 30 new job opportunities. The new construction will be located at the same address as the current facilities, 505 Industrial Park Ave.
The Calumet and Commercial Liquid Waste divisions will occupy the new construction. The new space will not only allow a clean and efficient environment, but will also free up approximately 20,000 sq ft of additional production capabilities for the industrial product group.
According to Imperial Industries, its customers will also benefit from the expansion. “Our customers have been fantastic and very supportive of Imperial,” said Russ Putnam, president of Imperial Industries. “The expansion will allow us to continue the tradition of quality craftsmanship, to introduce new and innovative products and at the same time, provide our customers with shorter lead times.”