FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — On December 15th, Elkay Manufacturing’s 7,000,000th water cooler rolled down the assembly line at the Savanna location. The demand for water bottle fillers has gone up each year and 2020 has been a record year. Elkay has two manufacturing sites in the region (Savanna and Lanark) and a Distribution Center in Freeport.
Joe Lentini, Regional Plant Manager states, “I am extremely proud of every team member. The demand for our products has been three times our anticipated amount and the teams’ overall effort, ability to adapt and find ways to improve has been world class.”
Family-owned since 1920, Elkay has been making innovative products and delivering exceptional customer care for over a century. While proud to be America’s No. 1 selling kitchen sink company, Elkay expanded its commercial offerings more than four decades ago, and today delivers faucets, water coolers, drinking fountains, Smartwell Water Delivery Systems, and the award-winning ezH2O bottle filling stations, in addition to world-class stainless steel and quartz sinks. Our Elkay Interior Systems business is a global leader in designing and building-out branded retail environments and commercial systems such as stainless-steel products for commercial kitchens for leading international brands in the retail, hospitality, restaurant, and education markets. Like your family, Elkay has values and traditions that endure – like our commitment to sustainability and giving back to our community. Headquartered in the United States in Downers Grove, Illinois, Elkay employs over 2,400 employees worldwide, working from 28 locations across the U.S., China, and Mexico. For more information, visit www.elkay.com.