Friday, May 30, 2008

Wind: Tower Tech to add plants in S.D., Texas (BWEN.OB)

From the Business Journal of Milwaukee:
Tower Tech Systems Inc. of Manitowoc will build wind turbine support tower plants in Sioux Falls, S.D., and Abilene, Texas, in order to expand production and cut down on transportation costs, the firm's parent company said....

From the Sioux Falls Argus-Leader:

Wind brings 150 news jobs
Turbine-tower manufacturer expands into Brandon

A wind-tower manufacturing operation will initially bring more than 150 jobs to the Corson Industrial Park, with significant expansion options available.

Broadwind Energy announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Tower Tech Systems, will expand its wind-tower manufacturing operations to Brandon and Abilene, Texas. Both sites also have direct rail access, ample tower storage and the most modern tower production equipment available in the marketplace.

Tower Tech Systems operates a manufacturing facility in Manitowoc, Wis., that has been producing wind towers since 2004....
...Dennis Olson, Brandon city administrator, said the city has had a "whirlwind courtship" with the wind-tower company....