Cascade Clamps - Cascade Manufacturing Company was established in Portland, Oregon in the year 1943. They started out as a small machine shop at first hiring 4 individuals. Product sales for their initial year of operation totaled $60,000. The first recorded sales revenues involved the assembly and machining of stainless-steel pipe fittings, valves and different components. Through 5 years of operation, the company had expanded to forty staff and their yearly sales volume had increased to $330,000. Nowadays, Cascade is among the top global makers in the material handling business.
Manufacture and design of the company's initial hydraulic cylinder paved the way in Cascade's aggressive pursuit of better business opportunities. During the last sixty years, the material handling business has grown into a highly advanced area and Cascade has proudly played a part on this growth. Cascade at the moment continues to develop as the premier provider of lift truck accessories and different associated items. The company feels confident in their capability in order to continue to lead the way within the business by understanding customer's requirements in the future and remaining aggressive in the global market.
Throughout the 1950's, Cascade began to fabricate, design, and sell its hydraulic accessories. A brand new facility was constructed in 1956, to be able to accommodate all plant operations and offices in Portland, Oregon, which remains to be the company's current head office. After fifteen years of business, total employees reached one hundred eighty workers and sales had reached almost 2.3 million dollars.
The next manufacturing plant was built in the year 1959 in Springfield, Ohio. nineteen sixty marked Cascade's preliminary transfer into the global world of the material handling industry when the business recognized interest in England, Australia, and the Netherlands.
In 1964, the business changed its name to the Cascade Corporation. After that in the year 1965, the company went public with a preliminary offering of 200,000 shares of common stock. Ever since then the company has expanded its manufacturing amenities within the continental USA to the areas Warner Robins Georgia to go along with its already existing plants in Portland, Oregon and Springfield, Ohio. Cascade merchandise are fabricated globally due to a lot of subsidiary operations. In 1994, a new plant was completed in Almere, the Netherlands which is Cascade's European control center. This facility is designed to be the ultimate customer service centre.
Cascade further expanded their product base in 1996 and 1997 subsequent to acquiring 5 companies, which included the Kenhar Corporation, the worldwide leader in forks.
Click to Download the pdf