News - - Piping Systems Inc. President Jeff Bunker says the company has been conservative in growth since 1990, investing only due to customer demand. This year, it landed a whopper and bet big on the future.

A multi-year contract from an East Coast energy company means a $5.5 million expansion and tripling of employees at the pipe fitter and manufacturer on the southern skirts of Hortonville....

....Trent Wegner, 39, attended Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and finished a five-year apprenticeship before he became a steamfitter journeyman at PSI.

"It's a great-paying job with good insurance," Wegner said. "You see young guys come in all the time and flush out. It's tough to find a good tradesman and it's the simple things like being on time and having a good work ethic."...

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- - Volume: 2 - WEEK: 43 Date: 10/21/2014 2:14:41 PM -