Thomas and Norma
Kershner began Hawk
Elkhart, Inc. in 1995. The addition of Thomas Leighton and
Martin (Marty) Wiese shortly thereafter gave Hawk a wealth
of experience in floor machine manufacturing.
Prior to Hawk
Enterprises, Tom Kershner, Tom Leighton, and Marty Wiese
all gained experience in the industry through their lengthy
careers at the Kent Company. Tom Kershner served as Plant
Manager for 24 years. Tom Leighton was the Industrial
Engineering Manager for 14 years before becoming the Manager
of Production Engineering for 10 years. Marty Wiese served
as Chief Engineer for 31 years.
Tom Kershner, Jr. joined the
business in 2003. A Purdue University graduate, Tom’s
fifteen years of engineering, supervision, and managerial
experience served to further enhance and expand business
operations. His wife, Julie Kershner, joined the company in
2007. A Purdue graduate as well, she is currently serving
as Office Manager.
Hawk Enterprises is
located in northern Indiana and has sales representatives
across the country. Hawk now offers a complete line of
floor machines including buffers, burnishers, extractors,
wet/dry vacs, upright vacuums, and air movers. You can find
our machines as far as South America, Europe, Japan, Canada,
Mexico, and the Middle East. Hawk has been an active member
of ISSA (International Sanitary Supply Association) since
we pride ourselves on manufacturing quality floor machines
at competitive prices. We will work hard to earn your
business and meet your floor care needs.
Proudly, our products are
built in the USA.