GORDON KINGMA introduced 1977 Purdue Engineering grad, Jim Elsner, who
now earns his living at Butler International, located in the old Whirlpool building in
Purdue Research Park. Jim told us that Butler is a 60 year-old company
unmatched in Engineering Services. They have $287 Million in revenues, 3,400
employees and 27 locations all over the U.S. and world. The local facility
employs 100 designers and engineers, with room for 60 more. Many companies
have been Butler clients for more than 20 years. Current large clients include
Sikorsky Helicopters and Caterpillar.