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  • Super Scoop & Ultra Scoop: Which is Right for You?

    Piles of grain to pick up? Whether you’re a big or small operation, we have an option for you.

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  • Sudenga History Lesson

    Sudenga Industries’ reputation for service, innovation and durability has humble roots. Founded in 1888 by a German immigrant, Folkert Sudenga, we originally opened our doors as George, Iowa’s first blacksmith…

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  • Welcome to the Bucket Elevator Age

    Forged in the metaphorical fires of the latest advances in manufacturing technology, the Sudenga Bucket Elevator is the right choice for gentle, reliable grain, feed, and fertilizer handling applications.

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  • Weather Prediction update

    As many of you have already heard, Punxsutawney Phil did see his shadow, so according to Groundhog Day folklore we are in for another 6 weeks of winter. Let’s take a look at how that compares to the local Ember Days forecast previously written about by Sudenga President, Larry Kruse. Will February indeed be snowy, wet, windy and cold?

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  • Bucket Elevators: Painted, Sheet Metal or Hot-Dipped Galvanized Finish… What is Better?

    Did you know Sudenga offers three different types of finishes on our bucket elevators? Painted, sheet metal galvanized and hot-dipped galvanized. When we offer these choices to the customer we are frequently asked, “What’s the difference?” Our response involves a conversation about what is important to the customer.

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  • Podcast: 128 years and 23 presidents

    Sending a big thanks to Advanced Manufacturing Podcast for stopping out at the Diversified Technologies, Inc. campus and taking a tour of the offices and manufacturing facilities for both Dur-A-Lift and Sudenga. We encourage you to take some time and listen to their most recent podcast titled ’This Company Has Seen 23 US Presidents’ where they dive into the 128 year history of the company.

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  • Save hours of unloading time during harvest

    Did you know that if you take the time to swing a traditional auger hopper under your grain trailer each time you unload during harvest, you are adding roughly 4 minutes of repositioning time, and effort to each load? If you add up that 4 minutes per load on a thousand-acre field you are actually adding over 8 hours of time to your grain unloading process during harvest.

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  • Preparing Equipment for Harvest? Don’t Forget Your Portable Auger.

    It is almost fall and chances are a key piece of your harvest equipment is sitting there quietly waiting for the chance to work. The portable auger is often the last piece of equipment people think about as they service their combines, trucks and tractors in preparation for harvest. But don’t overlook the humble portable auger when it comes to pre harvest service. It can stop harvest operations cold if it breaks down.

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  • Summer weather predictions?

    Ember Days: Use this ‘old time’ weather prediction method for a look into what kind of summer we can expect. May 18 will give a look at the weather for June, May 20 foretells July and May 21 foretells August.

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  • Made in Iowa, Found Worldwide

    With today’s technology and transportation options it is now easier then ever to connect with people from all over the world. With just a few clicks of the mouse, you can order products from across the globe. Just this past year Sudenga has sent equipment to Ukraine, Australia, Canada, Grenada, El Salvador, Belize and Peru.

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  • Searching made easier

    A new search bar has been added to our website making it easier for you to find what you are looking for.

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  • Put those shovels away!

    Cleaning out your grain bin doesn’t have to be back breaking work. Put the shovels away and let Sudenga’s sweeps go to work. Here are several features that set Sudenga’s sweeps apart from the competition.

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