Vermeer, a manufacturer of large industrial and agricultural equipment with world-wide distribution, is rebuilding manufacturing operations after an EF-3 tornado destroyed two of its seven buildings in July 2018. Mortenson partnered with Vermeer to replace and expand its production capacity, and increase efficiencies and product flow. Operations will continue throughout construction.
Pella Fun Fact: Over 200,000 tulips are planted each year for the Pella Tulip Festival. The festival is a Dutch-influenced three-day event with parades, people in costumes wearing wooden shoes and dancing, street vendors, wooden shoe carving demonstrations, and multiple street vendors selling traditional Dutch treats.