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Company History

Prairie View Industries is the leading global manufacturer of multifold aluminum wheelchair ramps and the premier designer of food service equipment in the US.

From our humble beginnings at Prairie View, Kansas in 1991, to our nearly 200,000 square foot facility in Fairbury, Nebraska, many things have changed. But two things have stayed the same: our commitment to quality and family values.

Richard Allen, President and Founder of Prairie View Industries, loves challenges. His insight, creativity, and wisdom to treat his employees and customers like family has given PVI the credibility it has needed to succeed. This is evident in the company’s massive growth since 1991, and the extent of product lines offered at PVI today.

Our future is a bright one at Prairie View Industries. We are still striving to create new products as well as continually improving our current product line. PVI continues to break down barriers by helping people lead more productive and active lifestyles.

PVI ramps warehouse with workers
PVI welder

Corporate Mission and Vision

Prairie View Industries’ mission has not changed since 1991 when Richard Allen, (President/Founder), built the very first ramp. It is to help mobility-challenged people lead more active, productive, and happier lives. We strive every day to improve designs for better adaptability in the everyday world. We also encourage customer input and are more than willing to adapt to specific needs.

Our Food Service line was started in 1999. It has grown every year since and is now a leader in the industry. We strive to have the highest quality equipment in both Stainless Steel and Aluminum and the best customer service. We will continue to maintain inventory levels for quick delivery. As in our ramp division, our food service line is growing due to our willingness to listen and build to our customers needs.

Prairie Views’ mission and vision are both quite simple. We are a family owned company that sincerely want to grow as a family for our company, our employees, our customers, and our community. By continuing to grow our reputation in the marketplace, we not only service our customers, but we maintain a way of life for our 100+ employees, which in turn helps to keep our small community strong.

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