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CASECO Manufacturing Inc. - Northeast Technology Center, Claremore

Training at CASECO advances productivity and company bottom line.
CASECO Manufacturing Inc. - Northeast Technology Center, Claremore

CASECO Manufacturing President Joe Hilliard

THEN: Established in 1972 as a sheet metal fabrication shop. CASECO, a family owned company is home to the Master Mechanic Series line of heavy-duty crane and service bodies, developed after 30 years of custom body manufacturing experience in the truck body industry. In 2011, the company began using services of NETC Business and Industry Services for

  • Basic training in 5S and basic lean processes.
  • Address workforce and facility safety issues.
  • Develop and implement a safety and health plan that includes monthly safety meetings, facility safety audits and implementation of all OSHA-written mandated programs.

NOW: Since that initial training, NETC has provided 332 hours of lean- and 5S-related training, creating significant changes in the company’s facility layout and process. The company has seen bottom-line improvements and enormous advances in productivity its 93,000-square-foot facility.