City of Newton, IA

03/15/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/15/2019 17:35

Thombert Named Finalist in Technology Association of Iowa's 2019 Prometheus Awards

Thombert, Inc., located in Newton, has been named a finalist for the Technology Association of Iowa's 2019 Prometheus Awards in the Manufacturing Technology Company of the Year category.

Thombert is one of the world's largest manufacturers of polyurethane wheels and tires for narrow aisle lift trucks. For over 60 years, they have been a trusted source for engineered products offering their customers maximum service life. Thombert has earned the reputation as the polyurethane wheel or tire source that companies turn to for consistent reliability. Whether they are an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), lift truck dealer, or a warehouse manager, Thombert understands their material handling needs.

The most prestigious recognition for Iowa's technology industry, The Prometheus Awards presented by LWBJ, brings together leaders from technology, business, education and government to celebrate the year's most momentous innovations. The awards acknowledge individuals and companies impacting Iowa's $11 billion technology industry, which accounts for 8.8 percent of the state's GDP and employs over 88,400 workers. Finalists and award winners epitomize the great talent, companies and communities solidifying Iowa's reputation as a technology state.