Northside Elevator to expand to Stanley
LOYAL – Northside Elevator will construct a new $20 million agronomy facility in Stanley.
“Our business is entering its 75th year,” says Northside Elevator President, Ted Brussow, “and although this physical expansion is brick and mortar, the true heart of our business has always been customer service.”
Northside Elevator is a family-owned agricultural business in Loyal that offers a full line of services for the agriculture industry including the manufacture of animal feed, onsite dairy nutritional consulting, commodity contracting, grain storage, grain marketing and agronomy services such as crop advisors, custom fertilizer blending, seed treating and crop protection products and services.
“The site will support modern Wisconsin agribusinesses through a state-of-the-art production facility, advanced logistics and outstanding customer service. The centerpiece of the project is a tower system fertilizer manufacturing plant. This system produces consistent high-quality fertilizers at the speed needed for farmers to have a successful planting season. A rail spur will be constructed for more efficient procurement of production materials. A warehouse will create greater flexibility in purchasing and storage of fertilizer, seed and serve as an internal distribution hub,” a company release stated.
“An office will be staffed to support the one-on-one personal customer service long expected by Northside Elevator customers. The site has been designed for future expansion to keep pace with future needs of agricultural producers.
“The investment will further showcase Northside’s comprehensive approach to agronomy products and services—a key component of Northside’s 360º Consulting program. This new location coupled with existing facilities in Loyal, Wisconsin will provide greater efficiency in distribution of products with reduced travel time for application equipment. Location adjacent to Wisconsin State Highway 29 will enhance transportation options and allow for support of customers in the Chippewa Valley area and other regions throughout western Wisconsin.”
“As a family-run company, customer satisfaction has always been our top priority,” noted Dean Schiller, director of operations for Northside Elevator. “We are anticipating the future needs of agricultural producers; this investment demonstrates Northside’s commitment to these individuals, and the future of farming throughout the region.”
Northside anticipates initial hiring to include 8-10 employees, with careers primarily focused on agronomy, production, transportation, and logistics needs.
The company began service to central Wisconsin farmers in 1948.