Robert Gardner began his career at the time of the Lincoln-Douglas debate in his hometown of Quincy, IL, in 1858. He started the company in the infancy of the Industrial Revolution. The company has since weathered world wars, economic depressions, and natural disasters. Gardner Denver’s global position in the market it serves is stronger than ever, and this book follows the growth of not only the company, but the people, local and global community.
This 128-page hardcover book is the latest in Donning’s “Portrait of America” series. Copies can be ordered for $25 at Amazon.com. For more information on Gardner Denver, visit www.gardnerdenver.com.