ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit with workers at a construction equipment company in Fenton on Wednesday, according to the Mayor of Fenton.
Mayor Mike Polizzi confirms Pence is scheduled to tour the Fabick CAT facility to tout the theme of “Made in America.”
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is expected to welcome the Vice President. Greiten’s senior advisor, Austin Chambers, tweeted the Governor and VP will discuss “importance of job growth & cutting burdensome regulations.”
The event is scheduled for noon Wednesday, and participants are being “vetted” Polizzi said.
Fabick CAT is a distributor of Caterpillar equipment, one of the largest in the United States. CEO Doug Fabick released a statement after KMOX first broke the news of Pence’s visit:
“As a family-owned business spanning five generations, Fabick Cat is honored to host the Vice President of the United States at our Fenton Headquarters. This is an invitation only, private event where Vice President Pence plans to share a message of streamlining government regulations and helping small businesses succeed.
For 100-years, Fabick Cat has supplied equipment and services that improve the quality of life in our communities. Our motto has always been ‘To Ever Serve Our Customers Better.’ To this day, these words remain the foundation of our success.”
The company’s website says it provides used construction equipment ranging from track loaders and skid steers to backhoes and other machines.
Fabic CAT in Fenton was founded in 1917, and is celebrating its 100th birthday.
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