Royal Basket Trucks Inc.

2022 Future 50 Winner

bill falcon, jennifer tuttle, tom carney, michaelann newman, cindy lapidakis
Bill Falcon, Jennifer Tuttle, Tom carney, Michaelann Newman, Cindy Lapidakis

Last updated on September 26th, 2022 at 03:18 pm

Darien  |  Founded: 1982
Industry: Material Handling 

Royal Basket Trucks makes material handling carts and solutions used in health care, hospitality, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, waste and recycling, athletics, commercial laundry, higher education and other industries and markets. 

What factors have contributed the most to your growth in the past three years?

Tom Carney, president: “Manufactured products in the U.S. with minimal supply chain interruptions. Ongoing capital investments driving continual process improvement and expanded manufacturing capabilities. New product development supporting target growth markets and organic growth within our core markets.”

Where do you see the most opportunities for your company to continue growing?

“Our ability to expand the product offering with new manufacturing capabilities provides us the strength needed to push into new markets. These additional processes strategically expand our solutions within current industries and markets, such as hospitality, health care, commercial laundry, textile rental and manufacturing.”

Is there a nonprofit your company regularly supports? If so, why?

“SMILES Therapeutic Equestrian Center in Darien, Wisconsin. I believe in helping disabled individuals achieve independence, which SMILES does so well. Additionally, we support United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County, Safe Families for Children (Wisconsin), and Children’s World Impact. We are active in our local communities, supporting many events and activities.”

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