WAUKESHA – Lavelle Industries, Inc. is expanding at its
Wisconsin production facilities in Burlington and
Whitewater to support growth in its Korky toilet repair
products and OEM custom rubber molded parts.
its headquarters in Burlington, Lavelle is adding rubber
injection and compression molding presses to meet
increasing sales demand. The equipment additions will
support existing customer growth and new customer
requirements. Lavelle will also be hiring to meet the
increased production requirements.
Earlier this year, Lavelle purchased land from the
Community Development Authority of Whitewater, adjacent
to its existing Whitewater plant, to allow building
expansion. Construction began in October and will be
completed in early summer 2015.
expanded building, additional equipment and added staff
will support increasing business with existing Korky and
OEM product distribution, new products and new
expansion project is expected to total up to $15 million
and create up to 90 new jobs at both locations over the
next three years.
support the project, the Wisconsin Economic Development
Corporation is providing Lavelle with up to $991,250 in
Economic Development Tax Credits over the next three
years. The actual amount of state tax credits issued is
contingent upon the number of jobs created and the
amount of capital investment the company makes in the