Plank Enterprises, Inc. Company History

August 2019
Plank Enterprises Dissolves Badger Industrial Supply and Equipment from its holdings
Plank Enterprises May 2019
Plank Enterprises New logo
LDPI Lighting LDPI, Inc. New logo  
LDPI Lighting LDPI, Inc. New logo  
Pro~Cise: Machining, Tooling, and Molding Services Pro-Cise, Inc. New logo  

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Plank Enterprises, Inc. (and it's family of Companies) moved to:
4404 Anderson Drive Eau Claire WI.
A 120,000+ Sq. Ft. facility.
This move was completed 31DEC08.

Plank Enterprises, Inc. New Logo


Badger Industrial Supply and Equipment, LLC - new logo.

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LDPI Inc. Lighting

LDPI's aggressive research and development team is developing
several new light fixtures to introduce to the market in 2007/2008.

"LDPI will provide a wide variety of quality lighting products at a competitive price and meet customer service needs with responsive delivery times, while providing a safe and productive work environment to grow our company profitably."

  LPI, Inc. Lift Systems

LPI’s engineering team is constantly developing better solutions for existing personnel positioning and lifting applications as well as developing more economical solutions with a wider range of lifts and platforms.

“LPI will provide and develop high quality, competitively priced products to render solutions to meet the customer’s needs, while providing a safe and challenging work environment to grow our company profitably and be a community oriented business.”

Badger Industrial Equipment In October, 2005, Badger Industrial Supply was incorporated and is now known as:
Badger Industrial Supply & Equipment, LLC”. 

Badger Industrial Equipment Badger Industrial Equipment was created as a catalog sales division within LPI, Inc. Badger IE is an industrial distribution company specializing in material handling equipment and industrial supplies. Badger offers high quality, economical alternatives for industrial equipment and safety needs.Badger’s web site includes photos, product descriptions and specifications accompanying listings for material handling, dock equipment, lifting, storage and retrieval, shop equipment, safety equipment, drum handling equipment, work platforms, personnel lifting and much more.



personnel lifting equipment
ladders and platforms




shop desks and benches


carts and worktables


material transfer equipment
drum handling equipment

  LDPI, Inc Lighting solutions LDPI, Inc. is officially Incorporated after the restructuring of LPI, Inc. and has become a recognized leader for manufacturing lighting products in the area by expanding its original vision to include industrial and commercial lighting products.
  LPI, Inc. Lift Systems LPI, Inc. is officially Incorporated as a lift manufacturer and has established itself as a leader in "made to order" products through its commitment to research and development, and design flexibility.
The company utilizes its Engineering/CAD staff to investigate and develop new products and to improve and customize existing products. Through close communication with its clients, LPI® is able to individually meet the specific needs of each customer.
  Pro-Cise Machine and Tool

Pro~Cise, Inc. is officially Incorporated and established after the restructuring of LPI, Inc. All machining aspects of LPI are merged and Incorporated as Pro~Cise, Inc. Pro~Cise is a designer of precision components for manufacturing processes.The equipment available includes modern CNC turning and machining centers, along with complementary equipment, and contract services on various technical levels.

      HAAS procise mold mold
  Plank Formation of Plank Enterprises, Inc.
As a way to create autonomy between the divisions of LPI, Inc., the shareholders, on 7-1-99 changed the name of LPI, Inc. to Plank Enterprises, Inc. in order to create a holding company format. The divisions of the old LPI, Inc. are now formally incorporated into stand-alone entities named LDPI, Inc., LPI, Inc., and Pro~Cise, Inc.

  LDPI, Inc Lighting solutions Now based in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, LDPI designs, engineers and manufactures its lighting products for applications ranging from hazardous locations and harsh environments to general industrial and facility lighting. LDPI’s lighting products are utilized in both new construction and retrofit projects.

  LPI, Inc.

Due to steady growth, LPI, Inc. moved its lift operations to a larger manufacturing facility located in Eau Claire, WI.
LPI designs and manufactures personnel lifts and work platforms suitable for use in a wide variety of industrial settings and applications. LPI supplies equipment to customers in rail, aircraft, construction machinery, transportation, and other manufacturing settings. Applications range from painting and blasting to maintenance and material handling.

  LPI, Inc. LPI, Inc. began its operations in Osseo, WI. As a manufacturer of personnel lifting and work positioning equipment for the paint finishing industry. LPI marketed its products through paint booth distributors and through direct sales. With the introduction of its line of industrial lifting equipment a few years later, LPI became an industry leader for lifting equipment within the paint finishing marketplace.
  LDPI, Inc Lighting solutions LDPI was created as a division of LPI, Inc. dedicated to light fixture manufacturing. LDPI was founded with a vision to manufacture quality lighting products for the paint spray booth manufacturing industry.

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