Baldwin Filters Celebrates Expansion

KEARNEY, Neb., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Baldwin Filters recently celebrated the 110,000 square foot expansion of its Yankton, S.D. facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Baldwin representatives and South Dakota and local officials were on hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening.

 "I couldn't be more pleased that a company with such a strong international presence decided to double its footprint here in Yankton," said South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard. "Baldwin Filters has been a valuable member of the Yankton community since 1995, and I am looking forward to its continued success."

 "We are happy and excited to announce the completion of the 110,000 square foot expansion to our Yankton, South Dakota, manufacturing facility," said Sam Ferrise president of Baldwin Filters. "The added space will allow us additional manufacturing capacity needed to meet the supply requirements we are faced with as a result of continued global demand for our heavy-duty filtration products."

"Baldwin Filters is proud to be part of the Yankton community. We currently employ over 180 employees from Yankton and the surrounding area and see this growing over the next several years," Ferrise said. "I would like to thank the state of South Dakota for their support of the project as well as all of our employees and the service providers who have contributed to the project's success." 

Baldwin Filters, a CLARCOR company, produces over 6,000 lube, air, fuel, hydraulic, coolant and transmission filtration products for most applications, and can be purchased from distributors worldwide. For information about Baldwin products and employment opportunities, visit our website at www.baldwinfilter.com.

Media Contact: Jean Seitz Baldwin Filters, 308-233-9462, jseitz@baldwinfilter.com

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