L&H Industrial, headquartered in Gillette, WY, known in the mining industry as an innovative parts and equipment manufacturer, opens its doors with a full agenda of free activities on Saturday, July 19th to celebrate its 50 years in business.
“Our shop will be closed for the day and open to the public. We welcome customers, our employees families and community members to see the impressive machines that we work with everyday, get a tour of our manufacturing facility, and an opportunity to learn more about L&H,” said Jeff Wandler, Vice President and Director of Sales and Marketing, L&H Industrial.
There will also be a 5k run, catered lunch by Jordan’s Western Dining, Buffalo Berry Frozen Yogurt and activities for the kids including a photo booth and face painting. Fox Country (KGWY) will be doing a live remote from noon to 2pm and the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce will be on hand for a celebratory ribbon cutting at 11 am. L&H owners will also be in attendance and will be speaking at 12:00pm.
In addition, mural artist, Harvey Jackson, will be updating the large mural that has adorned the L&H welding shop since 2004 with scenes of Gillette’s history and the recognizable blue cow.
“It is with great pride and appreciation that we reflect on L&H’s rich 50 year history and the heritage of our L&H Industrial culture,” said Mike Wandler, President, L&H Industrial. “ Our company, our customers and our people have experienced many changes over the years, from L&H’s humble beginning as a small machine shop supporting the oil fields in the Powder River Basin to now, with our global partners, having over 1,000 employees taking care of a wide range of customers in key mining regions around the world.”
n addition, over the last year, L&H has been working with Vantage Point History to help create a book documenting the history and story of L&H. Electronic copies of the book will be available at the open house.
Jeff Wandler added, “Through it all, L&H Industrial has remained grounded in a set of core values that have built a strong culture of safety, respect and hard work which has served our people and customers well over the last five decades. This open house is our way to thank our customers, employees and community who have supported L&H. We are proud to be headquartered in Gillette and look forward to a great day.”
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