6T Retriever by Versatran – competes for “Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin”

by Tom Oechsner
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6T Retriever by Versatran Hauls Its Way Into 2021 Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce ‘Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin Contest’

BY: Tom Oechsner

Metalcraft of Mayville Inc. is pleased to announce that Versatran, a Division of Metalcraft of Mayville, has had its new 6T Retriever industrial carrier product nominated for the 2021 Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin Contest. The annual competition, presented by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) and Johnson Financial Group, aims to highlight the state’s manufacturing industry.

“The 6T Retriever is a great new product for our company, and for the State of Wisconsin,” said Versatran General Manager, Mr. Steven Vasatko. “The 6T Retriever is a great solution for a variety of applications, and we’re excited to continue introducing it to as many new eyes as we can. With the one of the highest payloads in its class and the non-CDL requirement opening up to the pool of additional drivers, we expect to see this serve as a great tool in our clients’ fleets.”

A popular vote will take place at www.madeinwis.com from Sept. 15-21 to determine the Top 16 products that will be placed into a bracket-style tournament called Manufacturing Madness. Products will then compete against one another in head-to-head matchups, and those that receive the highest votes in each match-up will advance to the next round. The final round is set to take place from Oct. 7-14, with the winner to be announced on Oct. 14 at WMC Foundation’s Business Day event in Pewaukee.

“We are encouraging all Metalcraft employees, as well as all of our friends and family, to get online and vote”, said Vasatko. “You can vote once each day, so please vote as often as you can to help support this great locally-built product.”

About Metalcraft of Mayville

Headquartered in Mayville, Wisconsin, Metalcraft of Mayville Inc. (MOM) has become a leading metal fabricator and manufacturer for customers across the United States. MOM, an ISO 9001:2015 registered and NADCAP certified company, is comprised of four divisions – contract manufacturing for large OEM’s, Scag Power Equipment, Metalcraft Automation Group, and Versatran Trucks. MOM currently has six facilities operating in southern Wisconsin and employs over 1,000 office and production staff. MOM’s footprint includes – four heavy metal manufacturing plants, located in Mayville, West Bend, Beaver Dam and Fall River, Wisconsin; two plants focusing on automation, located in New Berlin and West Bend, Wisconsin; and its truck division, located in Watertown, Wisconsin. Visit www.mtlcraft.com for more information.

About the 6T Retriever by Versatran

The 6T Retriever is an innovative, non-CDL industrial carrier solution for a variety of applications. This new industrial carrier truck allows drivers to move up to an industry-leading 12,000 lbs. of payload and allows access to more drivers since a CDL is not required to operate. More information can be found at www.versatran.com/6t-retriever

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