Vista Dental Products Local Expansion


At a Glance!

Business Inter-Med, Inc. dba Vista Dental Products
Lending partner Wisconsin Bank & trust
Owner Gary Pond
Location City of Racine
Project Building purchase
Jobs retained 46 jobs
Jobs creating 43 jobs in 3 years
Financing source City Loan Fund

In September 2015, President/CEO of Vista Dental Products, Gary Pond, made the commitment to grow their business in the City of Racine with the successful relocation of the business into its newly purchased building on 2200 South Street. This expansion into the nearly 30,000 sq. ft. building will allow Vista to create 43 new jobs over the next 3 years. 

Inter-Med, Inc. dba Vista Dental Products newly purchased building on a sunny day

Founded in 1995, Vista Dental Products designs, manufactures and sells a broad line of 700+ branded catalog items of dental syringes. Vista outgrew its previously leased location at 2200 Northwestern Avenue. While this growing company could have made the decision to locate anywhere, its commitment to the local economy and its employees made it an easy decision to stay in Racine. The City of Racine was fully supportive of keeping the Company in Racine and provided local financial incentives as well.

With diligent work between Racine County Economic Development Corporation’s staff (Business Lending Partners parent company) and Wisconsin Bank & Trust, Vista Dental Products was approved for State of Wisconsin income tax credits of $400,000 typically used over 3 years as jobs are created. The management commented:

 “We appreciated Business Lending Partners’ genuine interest in establishing local relationships to assist during our move.  They were efficient and streamlined the lending process.  The staff at BLP was friendly, responsive, and easy to work with.“

Bill Loumos is working on the floor, keeping the warehouse organized and running

Christy Loew - Human Resource Manager at Vista, is very proud of working for the company. Besides the general benefits, Vista is very innovative about other programs to help its employees advance such as: educational assistance, tutoring assistance, mental health counseling and computer purchase programs. She said, “You [The employees] are only as good to us as you are to your home.”

Sandy is bonding 2 components to create a luer HVE adapter

 

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