Voyager Industries, Yetti Fish House Maker, Expands Business to Staples
Voyager Industries, Inc. announced that it has signed a binding purchase agreement for a 34,000 square foot manufacturing facility on 14 acres of land at Staples. The property, formerly known as the McKechnie Tooling & Engineering Building, is located in the Prairie Avenue Northwest Industrial Park near Staples Airport.
This is big news for the Staples area, as this facility seeks to add 10 to 14 jobs immediately and 30 to 35 employees by June 2022, according to Voyager Industries chief marketing officer Tom McMahon.
Voyager Industries, headquartered in Brandon, also operates facilities in Evansville and Pine River. This expansion into Staples will provide much needed space and a skilled workforce to meet the continued growth of their proprietary product lines, Bear Track Trailers ™, Black Line®, Titan Deck®, Voyager Dock® and Yetti Fish House. ™, according to a statement released by Voyager Industries. The company currently has more than 140 employees.
“We are grateful to our dedicated and dedicated employees, customers and suppliers who have helped us grow. Our team is thrilled to join the Staples community as a premier employer, and we look forward to getting to work immediately, ”said Gary Suckow, President and CEO. “The layout of the facility matches our manufacturing needs well and during the purchasing process we were able to come up with a good plan. With relatively few changes and modifications, we expect to be up and running within 4-6 weeks, or sooner.
To meet the needs of the expansion, Voyager plans to hire immediately for a number of positions including aluminum welders, fabricators and assemblers, and this is just the start. Interested candidates can find more information at www.voyager-industries.com/careers, or by sending an email to [email protected]