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Published September 19, 2011, 12:00 AM

Viessmans


Wayne Viessman is chief executive officer of Cliff Viessman, Inc., a trucking company that is a major carrier of agricultural products in the region -- notably milk, cheese, dairy products, soybean oil, and corn sweeteners. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)

  • Wayne Viessman is chief executive officer of Cliff Viessman, Inc., a trucking company that is a major carrier of agricultural products in the region -- notably milk, cheese, dairy products, soybean oil, and corn sweeteners. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)
  • Randy Viessman, manager at the Cliff Viessman Inc. terminal in Marshall, Minn., is flanked by a trailer that would carry corn starch produdcts and is unloaded using air pressure. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)
  • Viessman truck terminals in several locations often are specialized in their ability to wash food grade trucks particular to the vegetable oil, corn sweetener or dairy product markets. Here is the trailer wash bay at the company’s Marshall, Minn., terminal, where trailers are lined up specific to dairy products, corn sweeteners, and starch. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)
  • A Viessman fleet of some 330 tractors pulls a bigger fleet of trailers, hauling a variety of corn wet milling, dairy and vegetable oil products up to 500 miles. This lineup at the company’s Marshall, Minn., terminal is labeled for ice cream. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)
  • A brand new truck awaits service at the Cliff Viessman Inc. terminal at Marshall, Minn., where the company handles corn wet milling products, as well as dairy-related products. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)
  • About 27 people work in the corporate headquarters for Cliff Viessman Inc. at Gary, S.D. This is the basement dispatch center for the bulk of the fleet, which includes some 330 semi-tractors on the road, plus a larger trailer fleet. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)