Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wis., Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies. Kohler is a global leader in the manufacture of kitchen and bath products, engines and power generation systems, cabinetry, tile and home interiors, and an international host to award-winning hospitality and world-class golf destinations.
More than 600 associates of KOHLER Power Systems turned out for the ribbon cutting ceremony on the completion of a 105,000-square-foot addition to the company’s generator manufacturing plant north of Sheboygan, WI.
Kohler Co. has launched a new line of portable generators including nine models ranging from a 2.0-kW inverter to a 12.3-kW gasoline generator, plus four portable water and trash pumps in varying diameters.
To effectively serve the mobile power market, it's imperative that rental companies create the right size fleet and mix of equipment. Too few units and business is quickly lost to the competition, too many units and profitability is gone.
The need for mobile power is growing, due to demand from new markets, an increasing number of natural disasters compromising utility power, as well as an aging infrastructure not designed for current demands.
For decades, mobile generators have proven themselves indispensable at off-grid sites, using conventional fuels such as gasoline and diesel to produce electricity like miniature power plants. The market for these machines continues to grow as they’re...