News & Updates
Kent and WL Port-Land Systems Partner Again
“WL Port-Land Systems, Inc. is proud and honored to partner with Kent Pet Group as their Design/Build contractor for the new World’s Best Cat Litter manufacturing plant. We look forward to executing another project for Kent Corporation, building on the success of the recently completed Kent Nutrition Group’s Sheldon, Iowa Feed Mill Expansion project.” 

Jon Cowles – WLPLS Vice President
Thank You… Kent Pet Group!
Our Mission

WL Port-Land Systems, Inc. is the General Contractor of choice for the Feed, Grain, and Bulk Material Handling & Storage Industries setting the highest standards in engineering, innovation, construction, service, reliability, and integrity in our business.

Our Vision

To become a nationally recognized partner with our customers, providing the best solutions
possible, across the various industries we serve.

Our Values

We put our people first.
We act with uncompromising honesty and integrity in everything we do.
We satisfy our customers with innovative solutions of superior quality, value, and service.
We make the safety of our employees and customers part of our culture and operations.
We value, attract, and develop our employees’ diverse talents, initiatives, and leadership.
Industry News
Ask the Expert
By Curtis R. Cook is Vice President of WL Port-Land Systems, Inc. He has over 36 years of experience in design, operations, and maintenance of bulk solids storage and handling facilities.

Q: How do you spec Drag conveyors?

A: In our last newsletter we presented an overview of drag conveyors and their basic design fundamentals.
Whatever style of drag conveyor you have (round bottom, flat bottom or tubular) it is made up of these basic components:

Housing options have a 10-gauge minimum, which depend on its capacity and length. The standard housing section length is typically 10 foot, with a housing flange on each end of the 10 foot length to bolt conveyor sections together. They can be galvanized, painted or stainless steel. The covers may be flat or hip...Read More>>>

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2023 will occur on Monday, May 29.

Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting,,,Read more>>>
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