Launched 35 years ago by Jim Welker, Products for Progress, Inc offers an attractive alternative to the typical contractor, engineering firm, and manufacturer’s representative organization. Since its beginning, PFP was established to provide new equipment and process solutions to address the ever changing industries in their individual markets. We have provided over 100 conceptual designs for process improvements that have helped companies make well informed business decisions.

Jim has completed a BS degree in Ag Engineering from Kansas State University and worked for the University for 5 years following graduation. Jim then joined Farmland Industries and was responsible for $250+M in the design/construction for grain, feed, and fertilizer facilities. While at Mac Equipment he worked with food, pet food, chemical, plastics, wood, and other industries designing pneumatic conveying, mixing blending, and dust control operational processes. He has also completed his hazardous waste training and been involve in environmental audits.

We are pleased to announce that Ryan, our son has joined the company, and we have now opened an additional office in Newton, KS. Ryan has completed a BS in Milling Science and Agricultural Economics degree from Kansas State University. He has worked in the flour milling industry prior to joining our firm. He brings expert application knowledge of the equipment we represent.

We both are looking forward to providing our services to your company. Let us be part of your team to solve your next material handling issue.