Established in Milwaukee in 1957, American State is now operated by the third generation of the Kraut family. The company also has branches in Wausau and Little Chute, Wisconsin, and in St. Paul and Duluth, Minnesota. It’s Finkbiner Equipment subsidiary has locations in Chicago and East Peoria, Illinois.
“The addition of the mining equipment product line is an excellent fit with our construction equipment division as well as our crushing and screening division,” says Tim Kraut, president and chief operating officer, American State.
In addition to Liebherr, American States also represents Astec Mobile, Screens, Breaker Technology, Grove, GOMACO, Hazemag, KPI-JCI, Kolberg, LaBounty, Manitowoc, Mauldin, Pettibone, Pioneer, Roadtec, Sakai and Sandvik.
“Liebherr USA Co. Mining Equipment Division is extremely excited to be partnering with American State,” says Shane Kuhlmey, Liebherr USA’s mining division director. “American State’s strength in sales and customer service aligns with our organization’s goals to provide application-specific products and the world class service required by today’s mining companies.”