First Business Recognizes Buechel Stone Corporation, Faulks Brothers Construction, And Perfect Patterns As Family Business First Awards Winners
APPLETON, WI, – April 28, 2015 – The winners of the 2015 Family Business First Awards of Northeast Wisconsin were announced Monday evening at the Family Business First Awards event held at the 19th Annual Wisconsin Family Business Forum Celebration. Mickey Noone, President & CEO of First Business Bank – Northeast, recognized each company and its leading family members.
The 2015 winners included:
- BUECHEL STONE CORPORATION – In 1964 Francis and Alyce Buechel founded Buechel Stone Corporation by taking their 125-acre farm in the Chilton, Wisconsin area and converting it into a working quarry. Their quarries now span more than 700 acres of land in east central Wisconsin and produce over 100 types of natural stone.
- FAULKS BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION – Faulks Brothers Construction has been shaping central Wisconsin since 1946. Starting as a two-man undertaking by co-founders Syd and Oliver Faulks, the Faulks brothers began what is now one of Waupaca’s largest employers.
- PERFECT PATTERNS – Perfect Patterns has been a leader in precision tooling in the Waupaca and Fox Valley area for over 60 years. Under the leadership of founder, Scott Gauerke, Perfect Patterns operates in four locations with over160,000 square feet of modern manufacturing space and over 50 state-of-the art CNC machining center.
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