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Sukup donates grain bin houses to Haiti Relief Fund

A partnership between Sukup Manufacturing Co., Sheffield, and the Haiti Relief Fund will put 16 homeless Haitian families in new, all-steel homes.

Sukup, the world’s largest family-owned grain bin manufacturer, has worked for more than a year to turn a grain bin into a home, and the owners of the company recently met with the president and founder of the Haiti Relief Fund, Carlos Thertus, to discuss how these unique homes will make their way to the families who need them most.

Sukup Manufacturing Co. was founded by Eugene and Mary Sukup. Their sons Charles (BSAgE’76, MSAgE’82) and Steve (BSIE’79) are the company’s president and vice president/chief financial officer, respectively.

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