History of Agro Air Dynamics

1885

August F Klinzing is born in St. Cloud WI

1899

A F Klinzing Litter & Feed Carrier Mfg. Co.- Factory #1 located on block 11, lot 5&6 in St. Cloud, WI produces litter and feed carriers, steel stalls, stantions and other barn equipment

1906

August F Klinzing invented and granted patent 837,306 for 'Klinzing Carrier'.

Factory #2 built in St. Cloud, WI to keep up with production demands.

1913

Klinzing Manufacturing Co. incorporated.

1915

A F Klinzing Barn Equipment Co.-Factory #3 built inNew Holstien, WI includes a modern foundry.

1951

Incorporated as A.F. Klinzing Co. Inc. Louis and George Pretice become shareholders, Company headquarters move to 921-A South 2nd St. Milwaukee, WI near Allen Bradley.

1953

A.F. Klinzing Foundry Divison started when 300 Pacific St. Ripon, WI is purchased.

1957

Vernon Hoppman, formerly a distributor of Klinzing products, starts working for A.F. Klinzing CO. and moves faimly to Fond du Lac, WI. his son, David installs gutter cleaners during summer.

1958

August F Klinzing dies, Louis and George become new owners. David Hoppman becomes a full timewelder.

1963

Manufacturing moves from Western Ave to former Fond du Lac Skyport hanger on Prairie Road.

1964

Name changes to Agromatic, a division of A.F. Klinzing Co. Inc.

1972

Vernon Hoppman, David Hoppman and Mary Prentice become owners.

1976

Company moves to N6989 Rolling Meadows Dr. Fond du Lac, WI. A.F. Klinzing Co Foundry Division is sold to George Pretice.

1987

Dean Birschbach starts working as drill operator.

1997

Vernon Hoppman dies, David and Marcia Hoppmann become sole owners.

2010

Incorporated as Agromatic Inc. Dean Birschbach purchases company.

Dean Birschbach

2017

A new divison is created, 'Agro Air Dynamics' a division of Agromatic Inc.