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East Penn’s Facility in Oelwein, IA Celebrates Successful Start

East Penn Manufacturing Co. is pleased to announce the opening of its Oelwein Fill, Form, and Finish and Distribution facility beginning early in January of 2018.

The company held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on February 9th attended by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg. The ceremony was an opportunity for the company to honor the hard work of the employees in Oelwein and all of the support from the State, City, Community, Contractors, and other valued partners.

“It has been a decade since we started our first distribution operations in Oelwein, and we are extremely pleased that we became a part of this community,” said Bob Flicker, COO of East Penn. “To see us progress through the construction to the operation of this remarkable new facility speaks to the amazing partnerships of all parties involved. We can’t thank our East Penn employees enough for their contributions that have gotten us to this point. This is a very proud moment for us all.”

East Penn Oelwein serves as a strategic location to enhance the product support of the company’s customers in the Midwestern United States and other key points across North America. East Penn also operates a manufacturing facility in
Corydon, IA.