October 2009

Henke Manufacturing has announced the addition of two key individuals to their staff.  Robert Ferris has assumed the duties of Production Manager at Henke Manufacturing.  Robert comes to Henke with over 30 years of experience in production management; of which 22 years were spend with Toro Corporation in Olathe, Kansas, and 8 years with Amarr Doors in Lawrence, Kansas. Robert began as a welder, eventually running a 37 man weld shop, he then moved on to fabrication and production management for over 200 employees.  Henke is looking forward to taking advantage of Robert’s vast experience in manufacturing and production.

Tony Lesco is now the new Western Regional Sales Manager.  Tony has worked in every department at Henke over a 4 year period.  He first started in welding, then on to fabrication and drill and eventually moving to the service and parts department.  Tony will be a vital part of the sales team, with his complete background in Henke’s operation. 

Henke Manufacturing is a recognized industry leader with over 90 years experience in the design and manufacture of snow fighting equipment utilized in both the public and private sectors.  Their Leavenworth headquarters currently employs over 90 people with 70,000 square feet of manufacturing. Henke is a member of the Alamo Group Inc. (ALG-NYSE), headquartered in Seguin, Texas, a leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and service of high quality equipment for right-of-way maintenance and agriculture.

For more information contact:

Mike Blake
Henke Manufacturing Co.
3070 Wilson Avenue
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048
913-682-0300 fax


Production Manager Henke Manufacturing Robert Ferris
Western Regional Sales Manager Henke Manufacturing Tony Lesco
Robert Ferris 
Production Manager
Tony Lesco Western Regional Sales Manager

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