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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Service Spotlight: Sandblasting

This month’s featured metal finishing service at EFCO Finishing is sandblasting. This term is somewhat generic, with many different meanings depending on who you are talking to or what the end goal ultimately is. Sandblasting is the process of propelling an abrasive material against a surface using pressure, to either smooth a rough surface, roughen …

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EFCO Finishing Attends Manufacturing First Expo

As Manufacturing Month continues in Wisconsin, EFCO Finishing has had the opportunity to attend numerous events across the state, re-energizing us as we start the final quarter of the year. “The Evolution of Leadership” was the topic presented by Mark King last Thursday up in Green Bay at the First Business Bank Manufacturing First Expo. …

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EFCO Finishing Polishes “Coolest Thing Made in WI” Trophy

EFCO Finishing was proud to partner with E. K. Machine Co. and polish the award presented Tuesday October 18 to Harley-Davidson for producing the “Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin”, a contest sponsored by the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, to promote manufacturing in the state during the month of October, a month dedicated to bringing attention …

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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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EFCO Talks Shop with the Family Business Legacy Institute

Earlier this year, EFCO Finishing joined the Family Business Legacy Institute (FBLI) to discuss their commitment to family business and to finishing services. Recently, Terry & April Schultz joined the FBLI to talk about the foundation of EFCO, working together as a family business, and what the manufacturing labor shortage has meant for them. A …

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Women in Manufacturing WI: Learn, Make, Market & Sell Event

EFCO Finishing’s Business Development Coordinator April Schultz recently attended Women in Manufacturing – Wisconsin’s “Learn, Make, Market & Sell” event which featured four local female powerhouses on each of the four topics. Not only is April the Events Committee Chair, but EFCO was a sponsor of the event, which made it all the more exciting …

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EFCO Mourns Losses of Thomas & Steven Schultz

It is with great sadness that EFCO Finishing Corporation announces the passing of Thomas Schultz, former president, and his brother, Steven Schultz, who served as vice-president.  Both men were both part of the second generation of the company, along with surviving brother Bob Schultz, and each spent 40 plus years working at EFCO, building it …

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EFCO Finishing Attends Kapco’s Grand Slam Charity Jam

Kapco Metal Stamping hosted their annual Grand Slam Charity Jam at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee this past Saturday evening.  As a vendor supplying metal finishing services to Kapco, EFCO Finishing was once again proud to attend, and help benefit the cause, Camp Hometown Heroes.   Terry Schultz, President of EFCO along with April …

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