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Hampel, Manufacturer of Calf-Tel, Takes Part in a Trade Mission to China

Germantown, Wis. – May 1, 2015 – Hampel took part in a trade delegation consisting of over 30 Wisconsin agricultural professionals to China last week, hosted by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). Two Hampel representatives were among those travelling to Wisconsin’s sister state, Heilongjiang Province, China.

Trade Mission to China

The mission set out to make connections between these knowledgeable professionals and Chinese businesses. Members were able to attend and participate in the China World Dairy Expo and Summit that took place April 22-24th, present at a dairy forum and conduct government –to-government meetings on important trade issues.

The mission took place to strengthen Wisconsin’s relationship with China and its place as a growing trade partner for Wisconsin agriculture. “Hampel is very proud to be part of this event”, noted Bob Rindo, Hampel’s Vice President of Sales. “The Chinese dairy market is an important segment of our global sales efforts and we excited to play a role in the successful emergence of the Chinese dairy industry.”

About Hampel

Hampel is a diversified plastic manufacturer located in Germantown, Wisconsin. Founded in 1976 by Lance T. Hampel, specializing in heavy gauge, deeply drawn thermoformed parts that are sold on a proprietary and custom basis. The cornerstone of Hampel’s diverse product offering is the Calf-Tel line of housing products designed and developed by Hampel in 1981. Drawing from Hampel’s core competencies as a plastics manufacturer with world class design and engineering capabilities, the Calf-Tel brand has led the industry with one innovation after another. Hampel executes a leadership role with more new product introductions and innovations than any other competitor in its segment. Hampel is on the sixth generation of the base Calf-Tel housing unit and offers several other complementary housing units that address all primary calf management practices, as well as a full array of related accessories. The Calf-Tel product line consists of more than 150 products, with new major product introductions currently in development.

Hampel has built its reputation on providing innovative, customer-centric solutions to difficult problems and on delivering high quality parts worthy of the Hampel name. With more than 30 years of thermoforming experience, Hampel elevates the thermoforming relationship through practical innovation, making it a manufacturing partner as advanced as its customers.


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