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Caterpillar Certifies WCI with SQEP Silver   World Class Industries has been awarded Caterpillar-SQEP Silver Certification. Previously Bronze Certified for 8-years, WCI has continued to elevate its performance in sales, manufacturing, design, quality, and logistics management. WCI works collaboratively with Caterpillar to drive initiatives tha...
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We Now Have Two Divisions!

WCI is now made up of two operating divisions:  Supply Chain Integrator Division & Manufacturing Division   Reasons For Change   WCI has seen growth in both areas. Adds clarity for customers and prospects. Simplifies the ability to measure WCI performance. Allows WCI to improve the management of each division. Gives WCI the abili...
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Check Out Our Revamped Website!

Let There Be Light!   Kitting and assembly projects just became a little brighter with new World Class Industries manufacturing processes that work to improve accuracy and efficiency! Check out the latest options for ideal results: WCI RightLight™ To ensure that the correct parts are pulled for an assembly or kit, bins can be upgraded with WCI...
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Should I Outsource?

One of the most important questions we often address is, "Why should an assembly, kit, or function be outsourced?" It's a great question that not only addresses the value we offer but challenges us to focus on expanding that value. Typically, there are four primary reasons to outsource: Core Competency: Are you able to perform this function or proc...
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Awards, Shows, and Process Support

World Class Industries Welcomed into Hall of Fame   World Class Industries has earned recognition as a Partner-level Supplier for 2015 and was inducted into the Supplier Hall of Fame in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. Hall of Fame status is given after a supplier attains a Partner-level rating for five consecutive years. The Partn...
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Thank You and Happy Holidays!

Thank You!   With great appreciation for our customers and partners, we reflect on 2015 as a year filled with significant challenges as well as great opportunities. We know many customers have had to adjust schedules and go through significant restructuring. We've also witnessed other customers thrive, despite economic barriers. In all cases, ...
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New Trends for Stressed Manufacturing Professionals

OEM Trends - Think Module!   Successful companies have devised ways to effectively integrate the right suppliers into their business processes. This often comes in the form of purchasing modules vs. many separate components. Doing so tremendously reduces plant and line complexity, and also offers the following benefits: Reduces overall cycle t...
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Video Demand + A Tradeshow Not to Miss!

WCI Keeps Up with Video Demand   More than 1 billion unique users visit YouTube each month, spending more than 4 billion hours watching videos! But it's not just how-to or cute cat videos that are getting attention. Professionals now prefer to learn about vendors and services via video. Why? It's easier to view and remember. According to recen...
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Decisions, Drones + $2 Mil in Inventory Reduction

Make vs. Buy Almost all production environments have one thing in common: they have a long history that has led them to produce what they do, exactly how they do it. While there is often comfort in the status quo, there can also be great comfort in the knowledge that external resources exist to help you overcome challenges. There are four primary r...
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Supply Chain Integration News + Kitting Around

Why Supply Chain Integration?   From concept to customer satisfaction, the efficiency of your supply chain can make or break your business. At World Class Industries we don't just build efficient supply chains, we are a partner and a supply chain integration specialist. This means we: Are a resource and direct material supplier Work to provide...
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World Class Industries earns recognition as a John Deere "Partner-level Supplier" and Hall of Fame Supplier

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   JANUARY 6, 2015 World Class Industries earns recognition as a John Deere "Partner-level Supplier" and Hall of Fame Supplier Hiawatha, IA – World Class Industries has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2015 and was inducted into the Supplier Hall of Fame in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. Hal...
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World Class Branding for W.D. Allen

W.D. Allen has always been a world-class organization and now it will bear the name World Class Industries. The company, with locations in Crystal Lake, IL (USA) and Worchester, UK, was acquired by World Class Industries in 2013. The complete suite of World Class Industries service offerings including vendor consolidation, order fulfillment, kittin...
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