Case Studies Region: Midwest

Kip Williams – R&C Welding Fabrication Trucking & Crane

You might say they’re generalists who approach any project with a specialist’s touch. For that’s the best way—maybe the only way—for such a heavily capitalized company to operate on the vast heartland  plains as well as in the Rocky Mountain states. Work may not be plentiful at any given time, but when a project arises, […]

Fusion Ag Solutions

Agriculture is often about delayed gratification—hard work, attention to precise measurements and yields that can’t always be predicted or controlled, all contributing to long-awaited harvests.  But plenty of contractors serving commercial growers take a shortsighted approach to the placement and installation of their farming infrastructure. Equipment like feed mills, grain elevators and grain bins are […]

Milis Flatwork

The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board says that at last look, the dairy industry was bringing in over $43 billion to the state’s economy, with much of the credit due to the almost 1.3 million cows on 9,520 licensed dairy farms. On average, each of those prolific bovines produces 2,739 gallons of milk a year—and, of […]

Dacotah Grain Systems

Drive through the Midwest’s vast farmland and you’ll see massive metal structures rising from the horizon, their industrial appearance contrasting against the natural landscape. These are large, commercial grain systems, and at the heart of each are grain bins—vented, silver, corrugated steel structures that store dry grains, typically corn and soybeans. According to the National […]

Dragon-Line

In a landscape dominated by fields of corn, soy, milo and hay, the rolling plains of Kansas are a classic example of America’s Breadbasket at work. Yet Monty Teeter, CEO and founder of Teeter Irrigation Inc., says the real source of the state’s economy is hundreds of feet below the ground in the form of […]

ColorPoint

You probably didn’t give too much thought to those hanging flowers you bought at Lowe’s or another big-box store for $10 or $12. But someone did, and it’s very likely that someone was involved at a massive greenhouse and distribution operation in the north-central Kentucky city of Paris, or its second facility in Granville, Illinois. […]

Robert Winner Sons Inc.

Fourth generation family-owned and –operated Robert Winner Sons Inc. has been providing customers throughout western Ohio for nearly 89 years. Doing business as Winner’s Quality Meat, the company specializes in meat processing, slaughtering and distribution of meat and specialty meat products. The Osgood, Ohio-based company operates several farms, two processing plants and a retail store […]

Buurma Farms Inc.

After more than 120 years in business, Buurma Farms Inc. remains a household name in the agriculture industry. Since the beginning, Buurma Farms has remained a family-owned business and is currently in its fifth generation of the Buurma family. Headquartered in Willard, Ohio, Buurma Farms manages 1,200 acres in both Michigan and Ohio, as well […]

Nielsen-Massey Vanillas

For more than 100 years, Nielsen-Massey Vanillas has been a favorite of home bakers and culinary professionals alike. Offering a range of pure vanilla and pure flavor products, Nielsen-Massey has developed a loyal customer base the world over. Headquartered in Waukegan, Illinois with an additional manufacturing plant in Leeuwarden, Netherlands, Nielsen-Massey distributes products to customers […]

Fry Krisp Food Products Inc.

Since its inception in 1950, Fry Krisp Food Products has been a family-owned business. Located in Jackson, Michigan, Fry Krisp produces seasoned batter and coating mixes used to prepare foods for frying and baking. In his 60-plus year career with Fry Krisp, Neuenfeldt developed the company into a household name in the retail and restaurant […]

Testimonials

We are completely satisfied with the article published by Terra Firma. The process was smooth from start to finish and their representatives guided us through the entire process. I would recommend partnering with them to showcase your business.
— Lou Pfister, Operations Manager, Woodall Grain Company
We were very pleased with the outcome of the article when Terra Firma featured our company in their online journal. Everyone at Terra Firma was very professional, and they projected our family's business exactly the way we intended it to be. We would highly recommend working with this fine company!
— Brian Winner, President, Robert Winner Sons Inc.

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