Manufacturing

Since 1999 Ohio Valley Manufacturing has provided value-oriented machining services for a range of industrial manufacturers. With in-house specialization...

Since 1954, Kentucky Correctional Industries (KCI) has been harnessing the enormous workforce potential of the state’s prison population while preparing inmates for...

Decatur Mold Tool & Engineering Inc. has been in the mold and tool industry since 1966 when Richard Apsley co-founded the company. The business...

 

Busch USA is a worldwide leader in vacuum technology and a leading manufacturer of vacuum pumps, blowers and compressors with the...

When winter hits hard with snow, sleet and freezing rain, making for slippery surfaces and icy conditions, there’s one company that has developed the products to help fight back and ease the...

Founded in 1871, Williams Patent Crusher and Pulverizer Company Inc. provides customized process solutions for customers across the...

Eight of the top 10 industrial and agricultural chemical brands in the U.S. and 13 of the top 15 in the world turn to one crucial partner for contract production. And that partner is...

Based in Jacksonville, Illinois, CCK Automations Inc. is a leading electronic contract manufacturer specializing in custom electrical...

In the deadline-driven manufacturing world — particularly in the automotive industry on the final assembly end — downtime equates to a loss of thousands of dollars per minute and missed deadlines...

Just  90 miles south  of St. Louis, Madison County Wood Products Inc. (MCWP) is a vertically integrated logging, timber purchasing, saw mill, pallet manufacturer and delivery operation. MCWP...

Based in Stuart, Florida, Waterblasting Technologies Inc. is a leading manufacturer of ultra-high-pressure (UHP) pavement marking, surface cleaning and runway removal equipment. Dominating the...

Diversified Conveyors Inc. (DCI) has provided full turnkey material handling services since 2001 to customers in all 50 U.S....

Since 1979, Green Leaf Incorporated has grown from humble beginnings to its standing today as an expert design manufacturer of fluid flow...

Spiral, oval, PVC, square, rectangular — when it comes to ductwork, Hranec Sheet Metal Inc. (Hranec SMI) is the leading expert in...

In 1923, C.C. Crispen got the idea for a moveable seat that was able to travel up and down stairs after visiting a convalescing neighbor who was confined to an upstairs bed. As a self-taught...

Ohmite Manufacturing Company has been a leader in the electronic component industry, providing resistors for high-current, high-voltage,...

Comlux, The Aviation Group, began bringing luxury in flight to the private traveler in 2003 with operations in Switzerland, Russia, Kazakhstan, Bahrain, Malta, China and Aruba. In 2009,...

Founded in 1996 Excel Commercial Maintenance (ECM) has since grown into one of the top maintenance and cleaning...

Productos Kikuet (Kikuet) is a mid-sized manufacturing company in Puerto Rico, specializing in fresh and frozen foods for grocery...

For more than 50 years, South Coast Terminals LP (SCT) has been a reliable partner and service provider for major oil and chemical companies. Amoco,...

Virginia-based Smart Machine Technologies Inc. and division SMT Food and Beverage Systems are world-class leaders in beer...

For S.R. Smith, a residential and commercial pool product manufacturer, business over the last decade has been going swimmingly...

When Norbert Ryan noticed the success that his sons Robert and John were experiencing with their startup business, he decided to join in the venture. The...

For more than 30 years family-owned and operated RPM & Associates Inc. has solved component and equipment wear...

Herb and George Gartner established Gartner Refrigeration & Mfg. Inc. (Gartner) in 1945 out of a small building just south of Minneapolis. The 3,000-square-foot space provided just enough room...

The power, strength and performance to get the job done, from the ranch to the wilderness, all at an affordable price point – that’s the Intimidator Inc. promise. Headquartered in Batesville,...

A raise bore machine is primarily used in underground mining, civil construction and hydroelectric projects. It is a mechanical means of drilling a circular hole between two levels of mine and...

Tommy Fanguy can supply his customers with anything they have a need for. He founded Supreme Services and Specialty Inc. (Supreme) in 1984 when he saw an opportunity to give customers quality and...

For the last 31 years, Reitnouer Inc. (Reitnouer Trailer) has been leading the way in all-aluminum, fully-bolted flatbed trailers and drop decks as one of the top manufacturers in the U.S. and...

Grain elevators date back to the early 1840s, invented by merchant Joseph Dart and engineer Robert Dunbar in Buffalo, N.Y. With steam-powered flour mills developed by Oliver Evans as a model, the...

When A.D. “Sandy” MacKinnon purchased a twice-bankrupt Yale Materials Handling factory store in Tampa in 1982, he took a huge risk by draining his lifesavings, sacrificing nearly everything he had...

Fiberglass (FRP/GRP) products offer many advantages over traditional materials like stainless steel, concrete or wood. With high strength, light weight and outstanding corrosion resistance, FRP/...

The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, featuring 1,900 exhibitors and 100,000 visitors. As the countdown continues and...

Grain elevators date back to the mid-18th century where the first was developed in Buffalo, N.Y....

In 1960, Bill Wright established ASCO Equipment (ASCO) in Lubbock, Texas, as a Towmotor Lift Truck dealership and U.S. Army surplus store. When Caterpillar Tractor Company bought out Towmotor in...

Tim Piper founded Volumetric Technologies Inc. (VTI) in 1994 as a small business with a single customer. For two years before opening the company’s doors, Tim worked at a drafting table in his...

Steven Lancia founded Symmetry International Inc. (SII) in 1982 as an innovative manufacturer serving a broad clientele base. The company offers a diverse product line of manufacturing technology...

In July 1970 Grasan Equipment Company (GEC) started as a small fabricating shop in downtown Mansfield, Ohio. “We started with nothing and built our business up into a successful equipment...

American Fire Technologies (AFT) has been providing life safety for people and the protection of assets from unanticipated occurrences for 22 years. “Our responsive, solution-oriented approach...

Don Law founded Magline Inc. (Magline) in 1947 as an alloys company in central Michigan. The business has grown from its roots to become a major manufacturer for the materials handling industry,...

Nadine Cino never intended to be an inventor. “My background is in fashion design,” she explains. “Years back I was moving my design studio and personal contents from one place to another, and I...

The Phillips family founded Phillips and Sons Trucking LLC (PST) in 2011. “Our company is about a year-and-a-half old now,” says Martin Phillips, co-founder, partner and general manager of PST. “...

Trackmobile LLC (Trackmobile) was founded in 1947 by ex-Navy fighter pilot Marshall Hartelius under the ownership of the Whiting Corporation. With an in-plant locomotive constantly getting stuck...

Packrite LLC’s (Packrite) goal as a manufacturer is to help other companies succeed. As the exclusive single-face lamination provider in the southeast, Packrite is the go-to company with state-of-...

With the resurgence of the energy market throughout the U.S. and Canada in response to new shale oil and gas production, the need for oilfield service companies is more prevalent than ever before...

Burner Design and Control (BDC) dates back to 1946 with the founding of Brandywine Equipment Company, a manufacturer’s representative for Eclipse Fuel Engineering and Rockwell Heat Treating...

Founded in 1999, 3PS Inc. (3PS) specializes in manufacturing sensors and systems for hazardous environments and mission critical applications. 3PS exceeds where other companies do not dare venture...

Offshore Cleaning Systems (OCS) offers some of the most diverse environmental maintenance service and technology in the oil and gas industry. The Louisiana-based company has been rethinking tank...

David Ficher began learning to work on golf cars at the age of 15. “I started as a service tech for another company, right out of a trade-school program,” Ficher explains. “I worked for them for...

B&K

“Power to Solve” is B&K’s signature tag line, and that is exactly what the California-based electrical distributor is doing: providing not just a product, but a full, customizable solution. “...

Sometimes all it takes is one great idea to set a series of significant events in motion; and that was the case for Southwest Oilfield Products (SWOP) in 1947. Founded by the Leman family, the...

What started as a small sand screw operation in Benton, Kan., has evolved into a world-class aggregate equipment manufacturer. GreyStone Inc. (GreyStone) now develops innovative, green-friendly...

No matter the product or fabrication on the assembly line, it needs to be finished, and that’s where Allan Industrial Coatings (AIC) steps in. The Iowa-based, full-service firm has been meeting...

Larry Koenig founded Komar Industries Inc. (Komar) in 1977 as a waste equipment distribution business in Iowa. As he broadened his reach in the market, Larry diversified his operations. The...

The full range of residential heating products at Cota & Cota Inc. (Cota & Cota) may offer the best of modern convenience, but the Vermont-based company’s service is nothing short of old-...

After 25 years in the aviation world, Omar Hammound, president and CEO of APG-NEUROS, found a way to take his expertise into a new market, one that was in need of great change. In 2005, while on a...

Material handling is a business in which the values of product quality, safety and efficiency must all be equally balanced. Hy-Tek Material Handling, Inc. (Hy-Tek) performs this balancing act...

Quaker City Hide Company Inc. (QCH) is nothing if not nimble. The company was established in 1876 and is currently run by the fourth generation of the Sternfeld family, who take pride in...

Barcana Inc. (Barcana) is a family business that has been producing an increasingly diverse line of ornamental items for three generations. “It began as a décor business,” says Peter Barthelmess,...

Reed Candle Company was founded in 1937 in a garage in Texas to fill a need in the immediate market. “My father-in-law owned two Red & White grocery stores and couldn’t buy votive candles,”...

Cooperative Producers Inc. (CPI) is one of Nebraska’ oldest agriculture cooperatives, but it is also one of the largest and fastest growing cooperative in the area. CPI’s mission is two fold. The...

D&K Engineering Inc. (D&K) was founded by Scott Dennis and Alex Kunczynski – CEO and president of D&K, respectively – in 1999 to assist companies across public and private sectors in...

An original equipment manufacturer (OEM) produces products or components that are purchased by another company and retailed under the purchasing company’s brand name. Soo Tractor Sweeprake Co. (...

Vantage Trailers Inc. (Vantage) was founded in 1991 by Patricia Lemmons. Texas-based Vantage specializes in the design and manufacturing of aluminum trailers for the trucking industry throughout...

What do internationally known performers 3 Doors Down, Journey and Dave Matthews all have in common? Like a lot of artists around the world, they choose strings made by D’Addario & Company Inc...

Comlux America LLC (Comlux America) is the American subsidiary of Comlux, The Aviation Group, a company based out of Zurich that was formed in 2003 to provide luxury aircraft chartering,...

Baccus Global LLC is a new, yet already thriving company that manufactures, sells and distributes 12-Volt automotive and lighting products geared to manage emergencies and make travel and outdoor...

Ron Meade joined Casa Herrera Inc.’s ranks about 16 years ago, and he now serves as the company’s CEO. The Pomona, Calif.-based company manufactures equipment that makes corn and flour tortilla...

Christian Brothers Automotive is an American success story. CEO Mark Carr founded the business in 1982 during a difficult time in his life.
 
“I barely made it out of high school, and...

On June 1, 2009, the TD & M Company and its assets were purchased by David Cummings, who relaunched the company as Cummings Holdings, LLC, dba Cummings Production Machining (CPM). “Our service...

To many, corporations are faceless entities that in recent times get more press when they fail than when they succeed. But search more deeply and it's possible to find corporations that run...

Betatronix LLC (Betatronix) designs and manufactures customized precision potentiometers, which have a variety of uses. Potentiometers, commonly referred to as “pots,” are used in industrial...

In mid-April 2013, Governor Rick Scott of Florida held a news conference to happily announce that the state unemployment rate dropped below 7.5 percent and more than 32,000 private sector jobs...

UEC Electronics (UEC) has evolved greatly since its founding in 1995. Rebecca Ufkes, president of UEC, established the company with her engineering expertise to offer comprehensive consultation...

Miller Manufacturing Company (Miller Manufacturing) is a manufacturer and international distributor of farm, ranch and pet products. “Most of our farm and ranch products are made in the United...

Master Craft Industrial Equipment Corporation (Master Craft) is a leading manufacturer of rough terrain forklifts in the United States. The Georgia-based company finds its niche in the production...

Lift-A-Loft Corporation (Lift-A-Loft) has been reaching new heights for more than 62 years. The Indiana-based manufacturer specializes in the design, engineering and customization of aerial lifts...

Since 1965 The Cisco Companies (CISCO) has remained a family-owned and –operated enterprise, supporting small mom and pop Midwestern retailers in a mass merchant dominated market. Due to hard work...

Cirtronics Corp. (Cirtronics) believes in its people more than most companies. The New Hampshire-based contract manufacturer has remained grounded in teamwork, trust, courage, integrity and a...

Diversified Conveyors Inc. (DCI) has provided full turnkey material handling services since 2001 to customers in all 50 U.S. states, as well as internationally. Over the years the Tennessee-based...

Charles Doty founded Automated Conveyor Systems Inc. (ACSI) in 1973 in Jonesboro, Ariz. Over the last four decades, ACSI has grown to become a quality conveyor manufacturer. The business has since...

World Water Works Inc. (WWW), based in Oklahoma City, Okla., is a manufacturing company that designs and distributes wastewater treatment equipment to municipal and industrial entities. WWW was...

Tony Georgitsis founded Vision X Lighting (VX) in 1997, launching a global presence in lighting manufacturing from the company’s first office in Kent, Wash. Georgitsis attended the University of...

Robbins Lumber Company (RLC) numbers amongst Maine’s oldest family-owned and -operated companies, embracing a legacy that stretches back five generations to its founding in 1881. Frank and Otis...

LP Building Products (LP) boasts strong leadership and is built upon established relationships, allowing the company to maintain a leading position in engineered wood building products. Nashville...

Craig Upton founded KPI Concepts Inc. (KPI) in 1984 out of a small setup in his garage. “I had worked for General Electric and Caterpillar before setting out on my own,” he says. “We’ve changed...

Bill and Harold Milholen founded Basic Machinery Company (BMC) in 1975. The small basement-based business began as an equipment sales representative agency strictly focused on the national brick...

Friant & Associates (Friant) is an office furniture designer and manufacturer that has been exceeding customer’s expectations for over 20 years. Utilizing a factory-direct process, the Oakland...

A.W. Cash founded Cashco Inc. (Cashco) in 1914 to manufacture valve and regulator components for industrial partners, operating from headquarters in Decatur, Ill. In 1934 Cash chose to sell Cashco...

Dudley Frederick founded Frederick’s Machine & Tool Shop Inc. (Frederick’s Machine) in 1965 as a small, family-owned machine shop located in Erath, La. Frederick’s Machine has since grown...

The American automotive industry took a big, well-publicized hit during the recent recession, but the sector and the companies that support it have turned around in a big way. Michigan-based,...

Billington Welding & Manufacturing Inc. (BWM) is located in Modesto, Calif., operating from the Golden State’s Central Valley to provide one of the region’s most versatile custom metal...

Dick Bellerud started trucking at the ripe age of 17 while equipped with only an ingrained drive to succeed and $1,000 borrowed from his grandmother. Dick’s natural sharp-shooting charm quickly...

Stoughton Trailers LLC (Stoughton) is a specialized trailer manufacturer based in Stoughton, Wis. The company has grown to include two locations – Brodhead and Evansville – and is celebrating its...

Mizkan Americas Inc. (Mizkan) is the product of over 200 years of Japanese traditions and an unwavering commitment to challenging the status quo. As the American division of the global Mizkan...

Hycomp Inc. (Hycomp) is a small, family-owned manufacturer based in Hyde Park, Utah. Robert James, president of Hycomp, has owned and operated the business since 1997. Robert’s father, William,...

Danco Machine Inc. (Danco) stands as a testament to the fact that U.S. manufacturing is alive and well. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based company is a contract manufacturer specializing in precision...

Bruce High Performance Transporters (BHP) is the go-to supplier of custom trailers for professional racing teams. Bruce Hanusosky and his wife, Judy, founded the company in 1981. BHP quickly...

Roger Bailey worked for years in the oilfield industry before he decided to apply his experience to industrial applications by founding RUS Industrial LLC (RUS) – formerly known as Rig-Up Services...

Rhinokore Composites Solutions LP (RCS) is an internationally renowned manufacturer of composite solutions. In 2011 the company opened its Houston, Texas, location, which serves as the...

Quality Controlled Manufacturing Inc. (QCMI) sets itself apart from the competition by offering clients a reliable source of precision machining services tempered by a wholehearted commitment to...

Carlos Villavicencio founded Natural Trade Ltd. (NT) in 2000 to fill what he saw as a critical supply gap in the lumber industry. The NT team works directly with a network of over 100 primary...

Custom Culinary Inc. (Custom Culinary) is a leading manufacturer of culinary products for the foodservice industry in the United States and internationally. The Illinois-based company is a wholly...

BBI (Barron & Brothers International) is a design, manufacturing and sales company working to raise the technological bar in the spreader industry. Richard Hagler is the president and CEO of...

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