Arntzen Corp Moving Plant & HQ to Walworth County in Wisconsin
Woodstock Illinois based Arntzen Corp is moving Rockford Illinois production plant to village of Sharon in Walworth County in Wisconsin in United States. The USD 16 million projects includes a state-supported new rail spur to help Arntzen ship its pipe by train and a new Alliant Energy electrical substation to power its equipment that bends steel plates into pipes. Arntzen Corporation will be building a USD 10 million facility that will employ 40 workers in Sharon. The facility will manufacture large-diameter steel pipes. Arntzen will use a 1,100 feet rail spur to take in deliveries of steel plate, which is used to make the pipes. Work is scheduled to begin in Spring 2022, and the facility is expected to be open later in the year.
That operation will replace Arntzen’s Rockford, Illinois, plant. The corporate offices located in Rockford also will move to Sharon. The company has a Woodstock, Illinois, location that will remain in operation.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation committed a USD 200,000 grant for the rail improvements to serve Arntzen’s facility.A WisDOT TEA grant will help build a needed rail spur for a manufacturing plant in Wisconsin. The TEA grant will provide USD 200,000 for a USD 630,000 rail project that will connect the plant to the Union Pacific railroad.
Arntzen Corp, founded in 1954, is run by the Arntzen family, with plants in Woodstock and Rockford, Illinois. Arntzen makes large-diameter rolled and welded steel casing pipe with mills used by underground contractors for road boring, pipe ramming, auger boring, caissons, drilled shafts, directional drilling, micro-tunneling and airshafts