Company Overview

Lyco Manufacturing Inc. is a world-leading manufacturer of commercial cooking and cooling, liquid-solid separation, root crop preparation, and snap bean equipment for food processors.

Throughout our departments and locations, our personnel have extensive experience and knowledge in the food processing industry. We are focused on improving our customers’ return-on-investment (ROI) through quality, innovation, and research.

Our various food processing equipment units are on-the-job with virtually every leading food processor in North America and many around the world.

To enhance the quality and reduce the cost of products made in the food and fabrication divisions at Lyco, we use state-of-the-art metal manufacturing lasers, precision press, brakes, and robotic welders.


Founded in 1980 by the owner and Chairman of the Board, David R. Zittel, Lyco Manufacturing, Inc. is housed in a state-of-the-art, 80,000 square-foot facility located in Columbus, WI (30 miles northeast of Madison, WI, USA).

  • Food Processing Equipment Manufacturer
  • Commercial Cooking, Blanching, Pasteurizing  Equipment
  • Rotary Water Blanchers
  • Rotary Steam Blanchers
  • Commercial Chilling Equipment
  • Liquid-Solid Separation
    • Wastewater Screens
    • Drum Screens
    • Dewatering Screens
  • Root Crop Preparation
  • Snap Bean Processing Equipment


Lyco’s enjoyment and passion is developing the best customer-aligned,
innovative food processing machinery in the world.

Company Summary
Lyco Manufacturing, Inc.
Number of Employees
(920) 623-4152
115 Commercial Dr
Columbus, WI