Hiring 400 people, expanding production, Generac’s standby generator business booms as consumers spend more time at home

Generac's headquarters in the Town of Genesee

Last updated on August 4th, 2020 at 01:03 pmBenefiting from what it calls the “Home as a Sanctuary” trend, Waukesha-based Generac Holdings Inc. saw a 30% increase in sales of its home standby generators during the second quarter. Aaron Jagdfeld The company had previously seen increased demand in California as homeowners

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