EFCO Forms Partnership with GPSEducation Partners

Mike and Ryan Budgins

FCO Finishing Press Release 08.2020 (002)   As we enter the 2020/2021 school year, EFCO Finishing announced in August it was partnering with GPS Education Partners.  This will allow the company to build its industry talent pools and future workforces using the unique youth apprenticeship program designed by GPSEd.  This is a  model that has …

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Meet EFCO Finishing – Jim Pinkert and Duane Goetz

Chances are you have seen the EFCO truck making pickups and deliveries.  Sharing driving duties for us are two men, Jim Pinkert and Duane Goetz. And we could not be happier to have both representing us to customers and suppliers! Jim joined EFCO in January 2007 after 40 plus years at AT&T. He started out …

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Terry’s Top Three Business & Mindset Books

Spring break is a great time to relax, recharge your batteries, and catch up on some reading. Three great business books that I highly recommend for your time on the beach include the the following classics: Mindset, by Carol Dweck, Good to Great, by Jim Collins, and High Performance Habits, by Brendon Burchard.  Below is …

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2017 – A Year of Hope

A few words on the year ahead from Terry Schultz, President of EFCO Finishing, a metal finishing service provider privately owned and operated in Butler, Wisconsin since 1945. I have waited to write about 2017 as long as I could.  As a metal finishing service provider in Wisconsin and as a leader of a small …

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Manufacturing Month: Women in Manufacturing’s “Tour & Taste”

EFCO Metal Finishing has a busy month ahead, as it’s their favorite of the year: Manufacturing Month! April kicked off the busy month Tuesday with Women in Manufacturing Wisconsin’s “Tour & Taste” Event. The group toured Sussex IM and closed the event with food at Bistro Z. Sussex IM focuses on custom injection plastic molded parts, …

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Metal Finishing Service Spotlight: Table Blasting

Table blasting is an automated metal finishing process to achieve a blasted finish on parts using a pipe bender. As opposed to tumble blasting where the parts tumble on top of each other, in table blasting there is no part-on-part contact, making it ideal for larger parts or circumstances when there are cosmetic requirements of …

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EFCO Joins the Tool, Die and Machining Association of Wisconsin!

Effective at the start of 2016, EFCO Finishing has officially joined the the Tool, Die and Machining Association of Wisconsin (TDMAW). Along with serving as a resource for the organization, EFCO looks forward to the many networking, educational, and customer interaction opportunities. The TDMAW was established in 1937, so it is a well established organization …

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EFCO & Family Business Legacy Institute

EFCO Finishing recently joined the Family Business Legacy Institute (FBLI) in 2016. In business now for over 70 years, and in its third generation of family ownership, EFCO is continually striving for improvement and growth, and to preserve and enhance its legacy.  Being part of a family business presents unique challenges and opportunities, and the …

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EFCO Finishing Service Spotlight: Tumble Blasting

EFCO Metal Finishing uses Tumble blasting as a method of abrasive cleaning or surface preparation commonly used to remove burrs, heat-treat scale, rust, corrosion, paint, and other contaminants, or to prepare the surface of the parts for adhesion. Not meant for all parts, this is a mass finishing process in which the parts tumble on …

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