I Make America Happening in Madison, SD

Aug 30, 2016

Senator Thune to Visit Madison, South Dakota Manufacturer

South Dakota Senator to Tour the Gehl, Mustang Brand skid loader manufacturing facility on Sept. 1 

Madison, SD- August 25, 2016- Manitou Americas will host Senator John Thune at its Madison, South Dakota facility on Thursday, September 1, 2016 for a special community event celebrating manufacturing in South Dakota.

Thune will meet with company employees and tour the factory before delivering public remarks at the ‘I Make America’ event in coordination with AEM, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. Manitou will also announce the winner of a new Gehl R135 skid loader giveaway benefiting the Interlakes Area United Way during the event. 

WHO: U.S. Senator John Thune and Manitou Americas President and CEO Dan Miller
WHAT: ‘I Make America’ event
WHERE: Manitou Americas, Inc. Manufacturing facility (7th St SW, Madison, SD 57042)
WHEN: 11 a.m. Central Time

Manitou Americas, Inc. a manufacture of the Gehl and Mustang brand skid loaders is a subsidiary of Manitou BF S.A, and has been producing high-quality compact machinery in Madison since 1973. During the event, the company will announce the winner of a raffle to win a 2016 R135 Skid Loader. Proceeds from entries to the raffle will benefit the Interlakes Area United Way.

I Make America is a program of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the global trade association representing manufacturers of heavy equipment, and related parts and services industries. The campaign is embarking in a nationwide tour this summer to promote pro-manufacturing policies ahead of Election Day.

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Additional product information is available at www.gehl.com and www.mustangmfg.com

Corporate information is available at: www.manitou-group.com

Press information: marketing.americas@manitou-group.com Phone: 262-334-9461

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