Reporter Eric Mortenson of The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.) has put together a feature story on the remarkable success of Gary Grossen, owner of nursery supplier GK Machine:
DONALD — The big thinker in this dozy little town is a guy who can’t sleep. That would be Gary Grossen, the G of GK Machine Inc., a manufacturing plant that designs, fabricates, assembles and ships custom farm and industrial equipment to customers around the world ….
“He looks at anything others say can’t be done, and wants to do it,” marketing manager Connie Bradley says. “He won’t argue with anybody, ever. He never says anything. What he does is go back and noodle. He’ll talk to the engineers, he’ll talk to the farmer. He’ll get in his car and drive 1,000 miles, or get in an airplane and fly to Europe, because he’s curious about something.”