Certifications & Awards

  • Center for Transportation and the Environment
  • 2017 SBA Small Business Person of the Year, Wisconsin
  • 2016 Manufacturing Award of Distinction
  • 29th Annual Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Nominee
  • 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Forest County Economic Development
  • 2012 Manufacturer of the Year Nominee
  • Women's Business Enterprise through Wisconsin Department of Commerce
  • WI Manufacturer's License through Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise under the Wisconsin DOT Unified Certification Program
  • Exportech Completion through Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation


Double K, Inc. dba Hometown MFG, a TVM, located in Crandon, WI hereby announces its Federal FY2018 goal for awarding Disadvantaged Business (DBE) contracts of 4%, as required by 49 CFR 26.45 and 26.49. The DBE goal along with a description of how the goal was developed is available for public view and comment from 8:30am to 4:00pm Monday-Friday at the office of Double K, Inc. at P.O. Box 185, Crandon, Wisconsin 54520 for 30 days following the date of this notice.

Comments for informational purposes will be accepted for 45 days following the date of this notice and should be sent to the DBE Liaison Officer at the address above.

Double K, Inc. dba Hometown MFG, a manufacture of rubber tired trolley buses used for passenger transit is actively seeking vendors who qualify as DBE’s and WBE/MBE to supply goods and services. We are expanding business opportunities for those who qualify to provide quality goods and service at fair market prices. Interested parties should contact the DBELO at (715) 478-5090, email talia@hometowntrolley.com or by mail at the address above.

Hometown MFG is actively seeking vendors who qualify as Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) and Women’s Business Enterprises (WBE) to supply parts and services at a competitive price.