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Kiederlen Named Plant Manager for LeMar Industries

Nick Kiederlen
Nick Kiederlen
Nicholas (Nick) Kiederlen has been named Plant Manager for LeMar Industries, a subsidiary of Brock Grain Systems. He will report to Jack Stambaugh, Vice President and General Manager for the CTB, Inc. business unit. As Plant Manager, Kiederlen will manage the LeMar facility at Des Moines, Iowa, including production, warehouse, maintenance and facility, ensuring budgetary and resource guidelines are met.

Prior to his employment with CTB, Kiederlen worked for approximately seven years in various plant management and manufacturing management positions. During this time, he was responsible for implementing and sustaining lean manufacturing concepts.

Kiederlen has a bachelor’s degree in operations and supply chain management from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, Wisconsin. He also has a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Kiederlen is a native of Lee, Illinois, and is relocating to Ankeny, Iowa, for his new position.

LeMar Industries is a subsidiary of Brock Grain Systems, a division of CTB, Inc. LeMar complements Brock’s line of grain storage, handling, drying and conditioning, and structural systems by delivering BROCK SOLID® reliability and durability with towers and catwalks for grain bins. LeMar also offers temporary grain storage solutions and specialty fabrication services for the agricultural and aggregate industries.

CTB, Inc. (, a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary, is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of solutions developed with the goal of equipping its customers to join it in Helping to Feed a Hungry World®. CTB's customers use its products for preserving grain; for raising pigs and poultry to harvest meat and eggs; and for processing poultry, fish and other foods. CTB deploys its financial strength to grow via a product-driven focus, strategic acquisitions, an expanded global physical presence and best-cost manufacturing. The company is headquartered in Milford, Indiana, U.S.A., and employs 3,000 people worldwide.