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Sukup announces new COO

25 May 20212 min reading

Sukup Manufacturing announced that John Teeple has joined the company’s executive team as Chief Operating Officer.

John Teeple

“John has stellar experience in agriculture and manufacturing, and will be a valuable addition to our team,” said Steve Sukup, President and CEO. “As Sukup continues growing and technology is increasingly critical to farm and agriculture products, we are confident in John’s ability to work with our manufacturing operations, shipping, facility optimization, and product development teams. Innovation has always been key to our growth at Sukup, and we look forward to John being part of the team as we bring high quality grain storage, drying, and handling products to the agriculture industry.”

John earned both a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology from Iowa State University, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. His previous professional experience includes DTN, Amazon Web Services, and more than 23 years at John Deere in leadership positions in manufacturing, R&D, strategy and technology.

Sukup Manufacturing Co. is the world’s largest family-owned and operated manufacturer of grain storage, drying, and handling equipment, and steel buildings. The company is headquartered in America’s heartland - Sheffield, Iowa - and covers more than one million square feet of office, manufacturing and warehouse space. The company employs more than 600 people, making it one of the largest employers in North Central Iowa. Three generations of the family are active in the business.

Sukup’s product line includes on-farm and commercial grain bins; portable, mixed-flow and tower dryers; centrifugal and axial fans and heaters; stirring machines; bin unloading equipment and bin floors and supports. Sukup also manufactures material handling equipment including bucket elevators, conveyors and support structures; and steel buildings. Sukup has six distribution centers in the Midwest. Sukup products are sold throughout the U.S. and Canada, and in more than 80 other countries.

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