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(Janesville, WI) - Melster Candies, Inc. announced that it has leased the Janesville Interstate Industrial Center, located at 4017 Whitney Street. This 102,400 SF facility will undergo renovations and modifications to accommodate the growing needs of this high volume, premium candy manufacturer. Melster's product lines include a variety of well-known bulk, nostalgic goodies and seasonal items. 

Originally established in 1919 by Wisconsin natives Henry and Arthur Melster, Melster Candies is currently owned by Impact Confections, Inc.(Colorado Springs, CO).  Impact Confections is the largest manufacturer of 3-D lollipops in the U.S. and it is recognized as a pacesetter in the interactive and innovative confectionary candies market segments. 

Melster's property search and leasing were directed by Mark Cassata (NAI / MLG Commercial). Bill Mears (McGuire Mears & Associates), Bill Quinlivan (Siegel-Gallagher) and Chris Stecker (Siegel-Gallagher) represented the Interstate Industrial Center. 

According to James Otterstein, Rock County Economic Development Manager, "This project demonstrates the critical roles that geographic proximity, right-sized real estate and value-added partnerships play in a site selection decision. We congratulate all of the parties involved and welcome Melster Candies into Rock County's expanding food-related industry cluster." 

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