June 05, 2017

05/06/2017: Sukup Europe: Expansion from Iowa, US to Denmark, Europe

Image courtesy of Sukup
 In 2015, Sheffield, Iowa based company Sukup Manufacturing Co. consolidated its operations with the acquisition of Danish company Dan-Corn A/S, and now can enjoy an increased and profitable global market share. Milling & Grain recently visited their new Danish operation to discover why this is a landmark event for both companies and the wider industry.

 "We are looking forward to continued growth with DanCorn and the expanding opportunities in protecting grain and increasing profit for farmers," commented Charles Sukup, President of Sukup Manufacturing Co.

 Amongst their portfolio of engineering and manufacturing, Sukup Manufacturing Co. can take pride in being one of the top grain bin companies in the US. They have expanded at a higher rate than their competitors, growing over eight times since 2002, and the secret of its success are strong core values. 

 The company is family owned, with three generations involved in all aspects of the business for over 50 years.

 A glance at Sukup's innovative catalogue is impressive. For example, they have produced AutoCAD/Google Sketchup designs for the planning of new facilities and then set these onto Google Earth. 

 This brings many improvements for customers as they can see live how the plans will look. There is also a strong history of servicing, which makes them a reliable and capable company, and inspires customer trust. At the last count, Sukup were responsible for 3,300 silo sites around Europe.


 Sukup manufacture and maintain among many product also drying bins. They are air dispersed which means they benefit from more efficiency with special floor design and vertical lifting augers (stirring system). 

 They are also responsible for an innovative Vacuum cooling system, used on there mobile- stack- and tower-dryers. Sukup Europe have unified their facility to a warehouses and assembly workshops. This gives not just “pluck and play” supply but also all-round supply from there 11.000 m² large warehouse facility.

Read more HERE.
 

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