just randomly found this article while doing my nightly rounds.
National Presto to build $30 million plant addition in Eau Claire - JSOnlineNational Presto Industries Inc. expects to complete a $30 million, 66,000-square-foot addition to its Eau Claire headquarters plant during the second quarter, the company said in its annual report to the Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday.
The company needs the extra space for its adult diaper division, which increased sales last year to $80.8 million from $74.6 million in 2009. Presto will install a multimillion-dollar machine this month for absorbent products production as well as an automated handling system.
Presto reported sales of $240.8 million in its defense segment, which makes ammunition under government contracts, and $157.5 million in its housewares/small appliances division. Total sales were $479 million, compared to $478 million a year ago.
from deep frier's to adult diapers.