New laser implemented in Mitchell, IN to increase throughput, improve efficiencies and enhance quality.
Radical leadership focus and continuous improvement as a way of life become the foundational tenants of the strategic initiatives.
C&M has new ownership that is invigorated to invest in the business. C&M and Ohio Blow Pipe to become a single-source conveyance solution for industry from product and material to waste conveyance and air-quality management.
C&M introduces its innovative bundle conveyer with modular ball belt to give box plants the ability to side-shift, right-angle transfer in one or two directions, rotate and load build — all on a smaller footprint.
C&M introduces its patent-protected mesh ball rotation conveyor that provides a rollerless surface to rotate single/multiple stacks of material with and without dunnage, offering faster rotation and increased stability and safety.
C&M completes renovation and expansion of manufacturing plant in Mitchell, IN, facilitating efficient work flows and increasing production capacity.
C&M introduces its fully automated Desheeter, automatically removing the bottom sheet from customer orders that do not require a bottom sheet.
C&M completes new Administrative Offices and Design Center in Bloomington, IN.
C&M introduces its fully automated Pallet Dispensing solution, dispensing single pallets from a stack, handling both wooden and plastic pallets of varying sizes and designs.
Blue Sage Capital invests with existing members of the management team to help C&M advance to an even higher level of performance and extend the company’s competitive advantage within the corrugated industry and expand into new market segments.
C&M completes major systems and process improvement initiatives, incorporating cellular manufacturing techniques and lean thinking programs.
C&M completes the acquisition of Automated Systems Technologies, Inc., diversifying C&M’s product offering to the corrugated market and expanding the Company’s presence in the folding carton and commercial printing industries. We expand manufacturing capacity by 36,000 square feet.
A new company was formed by HKW Capital Partners II, LP. C&M management and others acquire the assets of C&M Conveyor, Inc.
United Dominion Industries is acquired by SPX Corporation.
C&M introduces Mesh Top Belt Conveyor eliminating “sheet-walk” and providing an improved handling surface for all types of hard-to-convey materials. Also provides a work surface for operators involved in Base Sheet Insertion, Load Preparation for Strapping, or Operator Crossings.
United Dominion Industries acquires C&M.
C&M expands its facility to 44,000 square feet and installs its initial CIMs system/automated work-in-process staging system.
C&M introduces new transfer cars with radio frequency communication for improved reliability and automation.
C&M Conveyor relocates to its current facility in Mitchell, IN.
C&M commences operations in Mitchell, IN and begins manufacturing conveying equipment for the corrugated industry. The company got its start as engineering company based on service. C&M initially manufactured in-feed and discharges for flexos and die-cutter machines. The owners were Connie and Marvin Stults; hence the name C&M Conveyor.