Robert C. Greenheck

Robert C. Greenheck co-founded a small local sheet metal factory that has become The Greenheck Group, the world’s largest manufacturer of air movement and control equipment for commercial, institutional and industrial buildings. After graduating from Marquette University’s College of Engineering in 1950, Bob Greenheck returned to the Wausau area and provided more than six decades of engineering expertise, manufacturing knowledge and business leadership to his company. Greenheck now employs more than 2,800 individuals at eight manufacturing plants around the world, and is Central Wisconsin’s largest manufacturer with 1,900 local employees. Thanks to Bob’s vision and commitment to product innovation and quality, Greenheck products are circulating fresh, comfortable air throughout some of the world’s most prestigious buildings including the Burj Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, Black and Veatch World Headquarters in Kansas and the Bangkok International Airport. A longtime community supporter, Bob Greenheck provided major funding for the Greenheck Field House in Schofield and received the prestigious Tocqueville Award in honor of his ongoing financial commitment to United Way of Marathon County.