Hawkeye Happenings
Photos courtesy Vermeer Manufacturing Company
October 28, 2005-- Gov. George E. Pataki (R-NY) wrapped up a trip to Iowa with a tour of  Vermeer Manufacturing Company in Pella, Iowa.  The company, founded and headquartered in Pella, manufactures agricultural and industrial equipment and has 1,940 employees.  The Vermeer Charitable Foundation matched dollar-for-dollar Vermeer employees' contributions to the American Red Cross for victims of 9/11. 

In the top photo (l to r) are Vince Newendorp, Vice President of Administration, Doug Hundt, Vice President of Environmental Solutions, Robert Vermeer, CEO and Chairman of Vermeer Manufacturing and Gov. Pataki.  In the lower photo Plant Manager Kevin Van Engelenhoven gives Gov. Pataki a plant tour.

Gov. George E. Pataki

Copyright © 2005  Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.