PRAIRIE - The FNA Group, Inc. announced on Monday that it will
be relocating its corporate headquarters from Illinois to
Pleasant Prairie, in addition to saying six months ago that it
intended to bring more than 100 jobs to Kenosha County.
manufacturers pressure washers for home and industrial markets,
is moving from Elk Grove Village in suburban Chicago to its new
$3 million facility at the LakeView Corporate Park, according to
a Monday announcement.
like to welcome FNA to Wisconsin, and I applaud the company for
once again showing its commitment to growing in the state,” said
Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, who joined company and local
officials at a ribbon-cutting Monday.
FNA announced it was locating part of its OEM Industries
Division operations, which manufactures hoses and distributes
pumps and replacement parts, from Arkansas to Pleasant Prairie.
facility, which opened earlier this year, is expected to create
at least 165 new jobs.
to housing the company’s corporate offices, the
176,000-square-foot facility will enable FNA to manufacture new
products, accommodate demand for existing products and establish
an R&D/engineering/product development center, according to the
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation has authorized FNA to
receive up to $700,000 in state tax credits, which will be
awarded contingent upon the number of jobs created. In addition,
the Kenosha Area Business Alliance is providing the company with
a $1 million loan funded through a combination of revolving loan
funds, including one that originated with a contribution from
Pleasant Prairie’s Tax Incremental Finance District No. 2.