Board Member, Galland Henning Nopak Inc.
Galland Henning Nopak Inc. (GHN) was founded in 1887 when Robert Nunnemacher obtained the American manufacturing rights to produce pneumatic malting equipment for Milwaukee’s burgeoning brewery industry. Today, GHN operates two divisions. The Nopak division manufactures hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders and control valves for the fluid power industry. The Galland Henning division manufactures dual- and triple-compression scrap metal recycling balers. The company’s products are found in aggregate processing, water management, aluminum can manufacturing, scrap recycling and multiple other custom applications. GHN is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, with a subsidiary located in Waterloo, Ontario. The company remains privately held by the Nunnemacher family and is celebrating the 125th anniversary of its incorporation in 2014.
Heidi E. Nunnemacher was intimately involved with the family business from 1984 until 2005, when she was drawn back to her original field of interest in criminology and social work. Heidi has a B.S. in criminology from the University of Tampa, an M.A. in criminal justice from University of South Florida, and a master’s in social work from Loyola in Chicago. Heidi has worked at the county level, at the Wisconsin Department of Corrections and in private practice. She is currently a licensed psychotherapist working with the dually diagnosed population. Heidi is working on her doctorate in organizational leadership in addition to serving as a director at the family business