Anderson awarded CHAMBERCHOICE Entrepreneur of the Year 2014
Kory Anderson of West Fargo, ND – President of Horsch LLC and Anderson Industries LLC
was selected as the Fargo, ND area ChamberChoice - Entrepreneur of the Year. Anderson
began his Entrepreneurial journey in 2006, at the age of 22, where he started Anderson
Industries LLC a small business in his garage in Andover, SD, specializing in on-site welding
and machining of heavy construction equipment. After a few years he began working with
Iron Foundries and learned the trade of making foundry patterns, which is the specialized
tooling used to make molds for iron castings.
In 2009, Anderson moved from his garage to a factory in Aberdeen, SD, where he expanded
into metal fabrication involving laser cutting, welding, and machining. Anderson later
acquired the product lines of Anderson Machine a company founded by his father Kevin
Anderson and also took over as partner and President of Horsch LLC, a joint venture
started by Anderson father’s and Michael Horsch, founder and Managing Director of Horsch
Machinen GmbH from Germany.
Nearly 800 people were in attendance at the 2014 Chamber Choice awards ceremony
where Anderson stated in his acceptance speech, “The journey of Entrepreneurship is
really a life journey, starting with building a business with your hands, to hiring and
managing people and running a business with your head, to realizing the importance of
developing people to reach their full potential and leading from the heart.” Anderson
currently operates from 5 factories in North and South Dakota and manufacturers
Agricultural and Industrial equipment sold worldwide.
Posted June 16, 2014 12:18pm