Hog Slat is the recognized leader in manufacturing precast concrete slats. The company operates three slat manufacturing plants, in North Carolina, Iowa, and Indiana, with nine machines throughout the different locations and has licensed manufacturers in Chile and Mexico in addition to a company-owned plant in Romania. Annual manufacturing capacity is 900,000 slats which will accommodate the expansion of over 600,000 sows.
Hog Slat Manufacturing is a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility encompassing over 100,000 square feet (9,300 sq. meters) and producing 2,000,000 pounds (907,000 kg) of fabricated product per week. Volume buying of raw materials coupled with our company’s close proximity to southeastern steel mini mills enables Hog Slat to offer our customers exceptional value.
In addition to our North Carolina location, a second plant located in Columbus, NE, was opened in 2003 to better serve our Midwest customers. Our manufacturing operations utilize high speed, computer-controlled punch presses, an in-house precision tool and die program, sophisticated welding techniques and robotics to make this impressive level of production possible without sacrificing the high quality standards our customers have come to expect.
An advanced shot blasting system for cleaning steel, a modern climate-controlled paint room, an efficient gas-fired oven and years of research in powder coat paint technology make our paint finish the best in the industry. These manufacturing capabilities, combined with an unsurpassed knowledge of hog farming and a dedicated, experienced, and well-trained staff, make our facilities truly world class.