Viega LLC broke ground for its 439,000-sq.-ft. production, logistics and office complex in McPherson, KS, in March. The plant, scheduled to open in 2008, will be nearly three times as large as the company’s current manufacturing and logistics facility.

Pictured (L to R) are Viega executives: Robert Gottermeier, vice president of technical marketing; Andreas Brockow of Viega Germany; Owner Walter Viegener; CEO Dan Schmierer; and Robert Boots, vice president of extrusions manufacturing.