ELK GROVE VILLAGE, ILL. (Jan. 10, 12:15 p.m. ET) — Blades Machinery Co. Inc., the supplier of granulators and knives, has added a 30,000-square-foot building at its headquarters complex in Elk Grove Village.
President Bill Neil said the building has three cranes — Blades Machinery's first crane capacity — allowing the company to expand into larger machinery. With the expansion, Blades Machinery now has a total of 100,000 square feet of space in four buildings.
“The additional space, along with the crane capability, will help us meet our increasing demands,” said Neil said.
Blades Machinery is a distributor of new and used granulators, knives and parts for granulators, pelletizers and shredders. The company repairs granulators and has a knife sharpening service.
Neil said the company employs 40 people. It serves the plastics, food, rubber and paper industries.