Randy Reinke was honored with the Litchfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s President’s Award at its 60th anniversary celebration last week.
Randy is the president/CEO of Custom Products of Litchfield. He was elected to our Southwest Initiative Foundation Board of Directors in July 2014 and brings great insights to our region’s manufacturing industry, workforce conversations and community leadership programs. Randy is also a Growing Home Circle donor and active with the Litchfield Area Community Foundation, one of our 24 community foundation affiliates.
The Chamber President’s Award is given annually to an individual or company that has demonstrated extraordinary contributions to the Litchfield Area Chamber of Commerce.
“Randy is a passionate supporter of the Grow Minnesota! program at the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and with our local business retention program,” said Shane Zeppelin, 2014 chamber board president. “Randy also supports our chamber by hosting events and focus groups in their beautiful training room. His staff has made us coffee, served on our Board of Directors, provided financial guidance, and participated in our training workshops.”
Shane also noted Randy’s leadership roles serving on the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and the Southwest Initiative Foundation boards.
“Custom Products of Litchfield is an example of a local company committed to the local community,” said Dee Schutte, chamber executive director. “Their annual local expenditures exceeds $1.2 million. We appreciate the impact that has in our local economy.”
Founded in 1962, Custom Products of Litchfield designs and manufactures cabs and operator protective structures for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Custom Products has 138 employees including 97 production workers, 23 engineering, design and testing positions, and 18 in sales, administration and management.
Congratulations, Randy, for this well-deserved honor!