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Commercial | SIOUX CHIEF MANUFACTURING CO. Chief Attributes M Sioux Chief Manufacturing Co. “Sioux Chief is proud to be a true American innovator, one that combines the desire to innovate with the capability to make it happen.” SIOUX CHIEF MANUFACTURING TAKES PRIDE IN ITS INNOVATIVE, AMERICAN-MADE PLUMBING PRODUCTS. with the packaging of specialty fasteners and other components aking life easier for plumbers has been the paramount conrequired for residential plumbing jobs. cern for Sioux Chief Manufacturing Co. since it was foundBy the early 1960s, Ismert and Sioux Chief had introduced an innovaed in 1957. The Missouri-based company has been production to the industry in the form of preformed closed copper tubes used ing drains, valves, manifolds and other related items for for stub-outs. According to the company, this generations, and it says the values instilled eliminated the need for plumbers to sweat solder within it by its founder have been the bedrock tube caps onto copper tubes for water shock and on which it has built its success. “The values test-off purposes. It ushered in a new era of produpon which the late Ed Ismert founded Sioux uct development that intensified after Ismert’s two Chief continue to be the driving forces • Headquarters: Peculiar, Mo. oldest sons purchased the company and took the behind the company today: concern for the • Employees: 350+ reins in 1975. plumbing tradesman, a culture based on • Services: Plumbing equipment The company purchased its current facility in family and a dedication to continuous 1983, and originally it provided Sioux Chief with improvement,” the company says. 23,000 square feet of manufacturing, warehouse Ismert founded Sioux Chief after running and office space. Today, the facility has been a plumbing wholesale supply company for expanded to encompass more than 300,000 square years. The company says Ismert was looking feet on 140 acres in Peculiar, Mo. for a way to protect his wholesale supply –Sioux Chief Manufacturing Co. Sioux Chief says its name honors the values of business from the boom-and-bust cycle of the Native American tribes that made their home the housing market, and started Sioux Chief 44 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2012 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - September/October 2012
Construction Law
Green Construction
Best Practices
Lighting Technology
HDC Development Cos.
NorthPoint Development
Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight Frank – Moffett Towers
Demar Plumbing Corp.
Howard S. Wright – Tony Nelssen Equestrian Center
Rommel Cos.
NOW Specialties Inc.
NOW Specialties Inc.
Sioux Chief Manufacturing Co.
Victor International
Starwood Land Ventures
LaValley Building Supply
Congress Construction
McCormack Baron Salazar Inc.
Related California – The Village at Santa Monica
Ricco Construction
Taisei Construction Corp.
WPM Construction
WPM Construction – WR Sage West Apartments
Flagger Force
Miami International Airport – North Terminal improvements
Graham Construction and Engineering – Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade
Hydrema US Inc.
CARCON Industries
Dennis’ 7 Dees
G.W. Peoples Contracting Co. Inc.
International Airport Development Co. Ltd. – Argyle International Airport
TL Wallace Construction Inc.
TL Wallace Construction Inc.
Morrison Hershfield – Newfoundland
APEX Block Corp.
Teqton Inc. U.S.
Dakota Transload
Empyrean Services
West Side Tractor Sales Co.
U.S. General Services Administration/VCC – FBI field building
Kohler Ronan LLC
Turner Construction – Martin Army Community Hospital
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