Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc Enters Contract on Facility to Expand In Abilene. Great Plains Manufacturing , a division of Land Pride announced Tuesday they have entered in to a contract to purchase a 350,000 Sq Ft building in Abilene. The building is located at 2150 NW 8th( the former home of Alco Stores Inc) and will enable the company to expand production of its rapidly growing lines, including Land Pride branded tractor implements and Kubota branded skid steer attachments.
Land Pride currently employs 282 people at their Abilene Facility the largest facility of the Land Pride Division. The company expects to add around 200 jobs mostly in the fabrication and welding departments by the 1st quarter of 2020.