Product innovation, employee loyalty help Casco thrive for 60 years

The Mangold family celebrating Casco Manufacturing Solutions’ 60th anniversary include, from left: Christi Mangold Norton; Melissa Mangold, Casco president and owner; father Thomas Mangold; mother Teri Mangold; Penny Mangold Herr; and Cheryl Mangold Cavendish. (Photo: Faith George, Provided) Casco Manufacturing Solutions of Camp Washington in Cincinnati celebrates 60 years in business this year as a third-generation, family-owned manufacturer of soft goods. Its facility at 3107 Spring Grove Ave., located at a nexus of railroad tracks in Camp Washington’s historic industrial district harkens back to a time when workers didn’t need a high school education to get a job, much less a college degree. It speaks to an era when workers mingled with managers at the annual Christmas party, where employees were treated like family, and bosses gave workers a ride home at night if they needed one. “We’re so proud of our employees’ loyalty and dedication to excellence,” said Melissa Mangold, Casco CEO since 2002. “We’ve gone through a lot of changes over 60 years, but one thing hasn’t changed. We were a family then and are still a family today. We try to live by the ‘Golden Rule.’” It all sta...

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We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy. Read our policy. This summer, the liquefied carbon dioxide and dry ice markets again suffered from a lack of balance between supply and demand, The Gas Review reports. As the decline in sources of raw materials accelerated, plant troubles occurred one after the other at suppliers of raw gas almost across the country from early spring when companies had to work to increase stock levels toward high summer, forcing manufacturers to adjust shipments. Chronic shortages in sources of carbon dioxide in recent years resulted from three main factors: a decline in sources of raw material itself, sporadic troubles at plants that supply the raw material and longer scheduled maintenance periods. But it is the decline in sources of raw material that is the most concerning to producers, The Gas Review says. For the locations that use desulfurised gas from oil refineries, there are many cases where raw gas cannot be obtained to meet initial schedules because of demand for gasoline and changes in the amount of hydrogen used in refineries. Carbon dioxi...