A Family-Owned Business

Thomas and Norma Kershner began Hawk Enterprises of 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 1996.

At Hawk, 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.