Photos courtesy Vermeer Manufacturing Company
|October 28, 2005-- Gov. George E. Pataki (R-NY) wrapped
up a trip to Iowa with a tour of Vermeer Manufacturing Company in
Pella, Iowa. The company, founded and headquartered in Pella, manufactures
agricultural and industrial equipment and has 1,940 employees. The
Vermeer Charitable Foundation matched dollar-for-dollar Vermeer employees'
contributions to the American Red Cross for victims of 9/11.
In the top photo (l to r) are Vince Newendorp, Vice President of Administration, Doug Hundt, Vice President of Environmental Solutions, Robert Vermeer, CEO and Chairman of Vermeer Manufacturing and Gov. Pataki. In the lower photo Plant Manager Kevin Van Engelenhoven gives Gov. Pataki a plant tour.
Copyright © 2005 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.