Northwind Celebrates 25 Years !
On July 8th NorthWind celebrated their 25th Anniversary! Mike and Marlene Bosworth reflected on the past years in an address to the company each echoing words of gratitude, value, community, accomplishment, and admiration for the NorthWind employees.
The celebration kicked off at 5pm with NorthWind employees, their families and guests enjoying outdoor games and activities for all ages. Before dinner Mike and Marlene said a few words and the Sabetha Chamber of Commerce had a ceremonial ribbon cutting to commemorate the 25 year milestone. The evening celebration was full of fun, friends, and family!
1997 NorthWind Technical Services, LLC was established by Mike and Marlene Bosworth in their home outside of Sabetha, Kansas. At that time, the company primarily offered engineering consulting services.
1999 NorthWind began offering automation system solutions and moved into a small office space in downtown Sabetha. Control panels for automation systems were constructed in the Bosworth's garage at their home.
2001 The company's first full time employee was hired.
2003 A new 5,000 sq. ft. office and panel shop were constructed in the Sabetha industrial Park for the growing business.
2010 NorthWind becomes CSIA certified.
2012 A major expansion added 2,600 sq. ft. of space that included a test lab, lunchroom, and additional office space for a growing number of employees.
2014 NorthWind expanded for a second time, adding another 3,250 sq. ft. to the facility's panel shop and warehouse area.
2017 A third expansion of approximately 10,000 sq. Ft. provides additional space for control panel fabrication and personnel.
2019 NorthWind opens the Latin America Office located in San Jose Costa Rica. NorthWind is also recognized as System Integrator of the Year by Control Engineering Magazine.
2021 NorthWind opens an office in Kansas City.
Our headquarters is located in Sabetha, KS. The majority of employees and all panel fabrication activities are located at this facility. A second location was established in San Jose, Costa Rica in June of 2019 to better serve customers in Latin America. The Costa Rica office houses twelve employees that work in Service, Sales, and R&D. A third office in Kansas City opened in 2021 housing a small group of employees who live in the KC area.
NorthWind strives to achieve high standards that meet customer needs, promote employee wellbeing and development and to ensure company stability. The company has been Control Systems Integrators Association (CSIA) certified since 2010 and consistently employs CSIA Best Practices and Benchmarks to provide the best value to its customers, combining technical proficiency with sound business practices. NorthWind is also an accomplished Rockwell Automation Gold Partner, providing proven services and solutions that meet our customers' automation needs.
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