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About Us

Ludman Industries designs and builds OEM high precision agglomeration machinery. We specialize in complete process solutions for fertilizer, mining, mineral, chemical, waste water treatment and food applications.

Allis-Chalmers Milwaukee

Our Roots

Ludman’s roots were established by Allis-Chalmers Corporation’s Mining and Food Divisions in 1901. Ludman Industries opened its doors in 1968 to continue manufacturing Allis-Chalmers’ machinery from the aforementioned divisions. Together, we have been feeding the world for over 100 years.

Ludman Industries Machines

Our Production

Ludman Industries designs, engineers and manufactures compactors, briquetters, granulators,
flake breakers, flaking mills, and shredding mills, in addition to providing complete process solutions for compaction plants.

Feeding the World

Our Purpose

As world population increases and farm lands are depleted, the demand for growing more food per acre is imperative. Our customers desire exceptional product and better yields to solve this problem. Ludman Industries’s agglomeration equipment boldly answers their call by achieving superior product and higher yield.

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Our Location

Allis-Chalmers Corporation began in Milwaukee, WI in 1901. Milwaukee has been an industrial hub in Midwestern United States for over 100 years. Ludman Industries is headquartered and operated in Milwaukee, WI. Our location near Lake Michigan offers tremendous shipping advantages.

What Our Customers Have Said

Compaction Customer

Project Manager – Potash Producer

“We have worked with Ludman Industries for years and are delighted with the work carried out so far. As an SOP producer, we value up-time and reliability when it comes to buying a compactor. Our four Ludman Industries 3624 Compactors achieve these values and has been an excellent long-term investment. Besides routine maintenance, we operate the machine without significant down-time over 97{d76a90ff59ed3eb7ae3685ed2c3d5f8e03c075670875dda3f7c1d9ea96a95049} of the year. Our product needs to be of the highest quality, which is what we get from our Ludman Compactors. Their sales staff is incredibly knowledgeable, flexible, reliable, and concentrated on the entire process system, ensuring we achieve highest possible production. Ludman understands the high standards that our company has and has been the best compaction provider that we have worked with. I would highly recommend working with them.”

Flaking Mill Customer

Plant Operator – Salt Mine

“We have worked with Organisation for over a year now and are delighted with the work carried out so far. Our company (use the name) is… description of what we do …  so all project work needs to be of the highest quality, which is what we get with Organisation. They are responsible for item 1, item 2 and item 3. Organisation understand the high standards that our company have and are most efficient in delivering well within time limits. I would highly recommend working with them.”

Turnkey System Customer

Owner, President & CEO – Compaction Plant

“We have worked with Organisation for over a year now and are delighted with the work carried out so far. Our company (use the name) is… description of what we do …  so all project work needs to be of the highest quality, which is what we get with Organisation. They are responsible for item 1, item 2 and item 3. Organisation understand the high standards that our company have and are most efficient in delivering well within time limits. I would highly recommend working with them.”

Superior Product. Higher Yield.