Western Square


Press releases and the latest news from Western Square Industries. 

Breast cancer awareness program

January 24, 2017

We are thrilled to announce our participation in this breast cancer awareness program in conjunction with the National Breast Cancer Foundation. For the next year, when you buy our pink two barrel, double bar racks, we will donate to breast cancer research on your behalf. Take a look at our flyer for details. 

Click the flyer to enlarge. 


New website launches

January 23, 2017

Western Square Industries, the world leader in barrel racks for wineries and breweries as well as a major supplier of agricultural equipment, is pleased to announce the launch of its newly revamped website.  This redesigned website offers quick and easy access to essential information and features that offer a more comprehensive understanding of the company’s products and services.

The new website has a clean, uncluttered design, improved functionality and rich graphics focused on continuing the company’s mission to be the highest quality supplier for barrel room and agricultural equipment.  The new website goes live today, January 23, 2017, and is located at the same address: www.WesternSquare.com.

“We are excited about our new website launch and the robust information it provides for our customers, prospects, partners and media to better understand Western Square’s technology and product offerings,” said Trygve Mikkelsen, CEO and long term Western Square executive. 

Western Square’s website will be updated on a regular basis with news of product launches, business activity, events and trade show participation.  Visitors are encouraged to explore the website.

happy holidays!


Happy holidays from all of us to all of you!


And a Happy New Year!

New Central Valley Sales Representatives

July 5, 2016

Shelby Shock

Shelby Shock

Western Square Industries is pleased to announce that it has added two sales representatives to its central valley territory.  Brittany Hamilton will cover the Southern Central Valley, and Shelby Shock will be covering the Northern part of the Central Valley.

Brittany Hamilton

Brittany Hamilton

Shelby has been promoted from her National Sales Representative role at Western Square. Shelby received her B.A. in Global Studies from San Jose State and passed her level one Sommelier course in 2010. She resides with her fiancé in Lodi, CA. where they enjoy home remodeling, gardening and paddle boarding.

Brittany has a business background in agriculture and wine sales.  In her last role, she was the supervisor for North America Operations at Heinz Seed.  Brittany earned a B.A. from Cal Poly in Fruit Science.  She resides with her husband in Rio Vista, CA where they enjoy making their own wine, travelling, and pleasure boating.

Western Square Industries, family owned and operated, was founded in 1976. Located in Stockton CA, Western Square is the world leader in the manufacturing of barrel racks and barrel pallets for the winery, brewery, distillery and beverage industries.  Western Square has farm, ranch and vineyard equipment divisions, in addition to specialized product categories. Western Square is also active worldwide in the manufacturing and sale of specialized racks for the bottled water industry.


June 2, 2015

KCRA News interviewed our CEO, Trygve Mikkelsen regarding our Shade Trailer.  

With new changes to CAL/OSHA regulations, Western Square has provided an alternative source of shade for farmers that is OSHA compliant.


Our products in action

The Scheid family enjoys some wine in their barrel room, equipped with Western Square two barrel racks in both powder coated beige and stainless steel. 

Scheid Family Vineyards

Scheid Family Vineyards