Mobile Track Solutions Expands Facility in Elkader, Iowa

Wed November 06, 2013 - Midwest Edition
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Jared Olson, MTS fabricator, assembles an MT35 rear lift with a 90,000 lb. (40,823 kg) axle capability.
Jared Olson, MTS fabricator, assembles an MT35 rear lift with a 90,000 lb. (40,823 kg) axle capability.
Jared Olson, MTS fabricator, assembles an MT35 rear lift with a 90,000 lb. (40,823 kg) axle capability. Justin Augustyn, general manager of Mobile Track Solutions, in the scraper bowl. Augustyn said that MTS uses hard high strength steel in its products that gives a stronger, longer lasting piece of equipment. Kory Oleson, MTS assembly technician, gets into his work literally while assembling this MT-35 LGP (low ground pressure) 35 yd. (32 m) scraper, at right. Mobile Track Solutions 
is currently working on 
an expansion of its 
Elkader, Iowa, facility that 
will increase the footage from 
100,000 to 140,000 sq. ft. The new addition will host a myriad of new benefits, including a more excessive inventory for customers, an increase in product flow by reducing product lead times, an indoor wash facility and a media blast facility.


Mobile Track Solutions, located in Elkader Iowa, is currently expanding its facility from 100,000 to 140,000 sq.ft. December of 2013 is slated as the date for completion of this project. The added space will provide a myriad of benefits, decreased shipping times to customers (bar-coded inventory), improved product flow (reduced product lead times), indoor wash bay, and a new media blasting facility.

The new addition will include eight (8) bays, two (2) overhead cranes, and a new 36,000 lb. (16,329 kg) capacity forklift. Mobile Track Solutions currently employs 37 workers.

The Mobile Track Solutions product line includes, the MT-450T tracked tractor, MT-450W wheeled tractor, MT-35 35 yd. (32m) gooseneck scraper, MT-35LGP 35 yd. (32m) gooseneck scraper with low ground pressure, MT-35XL 35 yd. (32m) gooseneck scraper with large rolling resistant tires, MT-30 30 yd. (27m) scraper built to be pulled by agricultural tractor, MT-11x32 earthmoving disk, MT-13x38 larger earth moving disk, MT-12 construction grade rollerblade and MTS Pup Trailer 12 yd. trailer with ejector, pulled by agricultural tractor

Mobile Track Solutions is located at 303 Johnson Street, Elkader, Iowa 52043

For more information, visit http://www.mobiletracksolutions.com