Major Manufacturers & Employers

Birch Communications
Senior Manager, Gerry Poerch
1420 C of E Drive
(800) 400-9347
-telecommunication service
-number of employees: 138

Better Life Technology LLC
1201 Hatcher Street
-manufactures vinyl garage floor coverings
-number of employees: 118

BPE, Inc.
President, Bob Finlay
890 Road 160
-manufacturer of archery products
-number of employees: 6

Bunge Corporation
Facility Manager, Paul Clouser
700 East 5th Avenue
(620) 342-7270
-processors of soybeans and meal
-number of employees: 68

Camso Manugacturing USA, LTD.
Plant Manager, Jason Collins
1601 East South Avenue
(620) 340-6500
-manufacturer of rubber products
-number of employees: 141

Cargill Animal Nutrition
Plant Manager, Scott Steele
841 Graphic Arts Road
-manufacturers of dry pet food for national distribution
-number of employees: 66

City of Emporia
City Manager. Mark McAnarney
522 Mechanic Street
-city government
-number of employees: 245

Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing
Plant Manager, Randy Hizar
840 Overlander Road
-diesel engine assembly & remanufacturing
-number of employees: 133

Dynamic Discs/Distribution
Owner, Jeremy Rusco
3601 W. 6th Ave
-manufacturer, distributor & retailer of disc golf equipment
-number of employees: 37

Emporia State University
President, Dr. Allison Garrett
1 Kellogg Circle
-four year university
-number of employees: 738

EVCO Wholesale Food Corporation
Skip Evans
309 Merchant Street
-wholesale food distributor
-number of employees: 132

Fanestil Meats
President, Dan Smoots
P.O. Box 629
(620) 342-6354
-wholesale meat processing & distribution
-number of employees: 100

Flint Hills Technical College
President, Dr. Dean Hollenbeck
3301 W 18h Avenue
-technical college
-number of employees: 75

Glendo Corporation
President, Kim Pember
900 Overlander Drive
-manufactures specialized tools for engraving
-number of employees: 51

Hill’s Pet Nutrition
Plant Manager, Darren Haverkamp
4000 South Weaver Street
-manufacturers of pet food
-number of employees: 128

Holman Distribution
General Manager, Mike Floriani
400 South Weaver, Suite A
-warehousing, shipping, transportation
-number of employees: 72

Hopkins Manufacturing Corporation
President, Brad Kraft
428 Peyton Street
-manufacturers of quality automotive parts
-number of employees: 252

Hostess Brands, LLC
Plant Manager, Cody Preeo
1525 Industrial Road
-manufacture bakery products
-number of employees: 577

Lyon County
402 Commercial Street
-county government
-number of employees: 252

Newman Regional Health
Administrator, Robert Wright
1201 West 12th Avenue
-number of employees: 458

Norfolk Iron & Metal Co.
Plant Manager, Eric Crook
1701 East South Avenue
-steel distribution center
-number of employees: 151

Pratt Industiral
VP of Operation, Chris Roth
3700 Oakes Drive, Suite B
-manufactures industrial valves & actuators
-number of employees: 14

Sauder Custom Fabrication
President/General Mgr., Joe Pimple
220 Weaver Street
-custom pressure vessel columns
-number of employees: 43

Simmons Pet Food
Plant Manager, Brian Potter
1400 East Logan Avenue
-manufacturer of wet dog & cat food
-number of employees: 460

Thermal Ceramics
Plant Manager, Michael McTaggart
221 Weaver Street
-refractory ceramic fiber products
-number of employees: 36

Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc.
General Manager, Luis Villalobos
2101 West 6th Avenue
-meat packing plant
-number of employees: 914

U.S.D. #253
Superintendent, Kevin Case
1700 West 7th Avenue
-public school district
-number of employees: 779

President, Rick Tidwell
2914 West U.S. Hwy 50
-fiber optic broadband internet service provider
-number of employees: 32

Vektek, Inc.
Manager, Troy Estes
1334 East 6th Avenue
-hydraulic clamping equipment
-number of employees: 105

W.A. Moyer, L.C.
Operations Manager, Don Bauck
1114 East 6th Avenue
-manufacturer of glass level vials
-number of employees: 9