By Bill Frady
Watertown, South Dakota Small Business Hosts Senator John Thune, Senator Mike Rounds, and Representative Kristi Noem to Showcase Expansion of Manufacturing Operations.
WATERTOWN, S.D. –-(Ammoland.com)- At the invitation of Glacial Lakes Rubber & Plastics (GLRP) CEO Robb Peterson and Vibram USA CEO Mike Gionfriddo, Senator John Thune (R-SD), Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD), and Representative Kristi Noem (R-SD) will join the employees of GLRP and Vibram USA in Watertown to celebrate the grand opening of GLRP’s new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.
GLRP partnered with Vibram USA in 2014 and has quickly grown to require a new, larger, more functional facility. This important milestone is being marked by the participation of the full South Dakota Congressional delegation in the ribbon cutting at the new plant.
Vibram USA designs, develops and manufactures soling for high performance consumer and military-specific footwear and is the largest supplier of high-quality footwear soling to the U.S. Department of Defense. The Glacial Lakes Rubber & Plastics plant features multi-line capability with the ability to manufacture a broad spectrum of Vibram products, ranging from soling for high-performance athletic shoes to combat boots for the Army, Navy, …Read the Rest