Advent Tool & Manufacturing Relocates to Larger Facility
Advent Tool & Manufacturing is moving to a larger facility in Trevor, Wis., where it plans to use the space to expand its product and service offerings.
Advent Tool & Manufacturing Inc. is relocating from its current Antioch, Ill. headquarters to Trevor, Wis. The company’s new building will include additional office space and a larger warehouse facility, allowing it to offer a larger selection of products and services.
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