Irrigation equipment manufacturer invests $50 million to modernize Nebraska facility

Jan. 19, 2024
The investment will be used to implement Industry 4.0 technologies throughout the plant, including the utilization of automation and robotics.

Lindsay Corporation has announced plans to expand its manufacturing facility in Lindsay, Nebraska. The company, which specializes in irrigation and infrastructure equipment and technology, will invest $50 million into the project over the next two years. The investment will be used to implement Industry 4.0 technologies throughout the plant, including the utilization of automation and robotics. The facility’s footprint will be increased by 40,000 square feet to accommodate new equipment and the latest advancements in galvanizing. The company hopes this expansion will increase capacity and capabilities in metal forming.

In a recent quote, Randy Wood, President and CEO of Lindsay, said, "We offer a best-in-class customer experience. That includes well-designed products, built by the industry's top professionals, in facilities that lead the industry in safety, quality and efficiency. This investment will accelerate Lindsay's ability to bring its latest innovations, including the Smart Pivot, to market, and it aligns with our strategic growth plan and commitment to leveraging state-of-the-art technology across our global operations."

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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