OEM Fabricators: Manufacturing is growing in western Wisconsin

Press Release

OEM Fabricators, Inc., Woodville & Neillsville Wisconsin

July 28, 2011


OEM Fabricators is expanding its’ Woodville facilities, adding capital equipment, and expects to hire 50 new Team Members in the coming year. OEM is also reconfiguring its’ Neillsville facility, adding machinery and expects to add 70 new Team Members over the next two years. Added positions will be in the welding and machining areas; engineering, painting and production support will also see increases.


            The Woodville facility will be expanded by 12,000 square feet. The addition will be to the current buildings north side. Included will be a large paint booth, five-ton overhead cranes, large scale machining equipment, and expanded welding bays.


            The Woodville expansion is designed to handle increased business from existing customers, as well as creating additional capacity for new customers. OEM Woodville currently employs 210 Team Members.


            The Neillsville facility is being reconfigured to achieve higher throughput and to better fit customer needs. This will require some construction and changes to the original layout of the facility. Additional lifting capacity and machining equipment is being added with most of the equipment being CNC lathes and vertical machining centers. OEM’s Neillsville facility currently employs 130 Team Members.


            In recent years OEM has added engineering and supply chain management services to its’ manufacturing offerings. There continues to be steady interest and activity in its’ micro machining, and research facilities development services. The best news for OEM is that in its’ core business, contract manufacturing for Original Equipment Manufacturers, are very strong with many new opportunities. Volume will be up fifty percent this fiscal year, and projections are for similar increases for next year.


            OEM’s president, Mark Tyler is quick to point out that manufacturing is leading in job creation in Wisconsin, and Wisconsin is leading the nation. He says, “It’s a great time to be in manufacturing, especially in Wisconsin”


            OEM Fabricators, Inc. is a privately held contract manufacturing company that builds medium to heavy gauge components for original equipment manufacturers. OEM is celebrating its’ twenty-fifth year serving construction, railroad, energy, agricultural, and medical industries. More information about OEM can be found at www.oemfab.com