die casting awards

  • Golden Anniversary Celebration

    Golden Anniversary Celebration

    April 21, 2022

    Congratulations to Brad Owens on 50 years of service to Gibbs!   To mark the special milestone, Gibbs celebrated with presentations honoring Brad and a company-wide cookout catered by Up in Smoke. Special guests included Brad’s wife, Judy, and his daughter, Melissa, both of whom worked at Gibbs in the past.  In discussing any possible retirement […]

  • Women in Manufacturing

    Women in Manufacturing

    April 18, 2022

    Gibbs recently hosted a gathering of female managers in recognition of Women’s History month.  Greg Risch, President & CEO, spoke to the group and presented a message on the value of a diverse workforce.  Manufacturing challenges demand a multifaceted approach to problem solving, production and leadership.  Diverse workforces provide new ideas and different perspectives. In […]

  • NTMA 6S Excellence Award

    NTMA 6S Excellence Award

    April 18, 2022

    Congratulations to the entire Gibbs Powertrain team on receiving the NTMA (National Tooling and Machining Association) 6S Excellence Award for the second year in a row! The term 6S is central to the Lean Manufacturing process and stands for Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain, and Safety.  While these concepts are strong foundations of […]

  • Gibbs Manufacturing Day 2021

    Gibbs Manufacturing Day 2021

    November 1, 2021

  • Gibbs Team Member Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    Gibbs Team Member Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    August 19, 2021

    On August 11, 2021, Larry Buchanan achieved 50 years of service at Gibbs!  Marking both his service anniversary and retirement date, Gibbs celebrated with presentations honoring Larry, a cookout, and snow cones across all three shifts. Special guests from KEI included Kevin Koch, Jim Muehlbauer, Steve Church, and Glenn Muehlbauer.  Jim and Kevin both expressed […]

  • New Die Cast Machine Delivered

    New Die Cast Machine Delivered

    April 7, 2021

    Gibbs’ newest die cast machine, a Buhler Carat 140L, was delivered and is being installed at the Federal plant.  When this 1600T machine is fully assembled, it will weigh 66 tons which is equivalent to the weight 12 adult elephants! Its powerful 1,581 tons of die closing force and 123 tons of aluminum injection force […]

  • 2021 Koch Foundation Scholarship Recipients

    2021 Koch Foundation Scholarship Recipients

    April 6, 2021

    Gibbs Die Casting Corporation’s parent company, Koch Enterprise Inc., supports numerous people and community organizations through financial grants in the areas of education, arts, health care, and human services for people in need through no fault of their own.  The Koch Foundation is a vehicle that helps accomplish this. The Foundation also funds the Robert […]

  • Gibbs H3 Lean Award Winner

    Gibbs H3 Lean Award Winner

    March 26, 2021

    Congratulations to Gibbs’ H3 Lean Award Winner, Bentley Gish! Bentley’s commitment to Gibbs and our mission is unquestioned and relentless.  When Bentley’s co-workers  are asked to describe him, they consistently say dedication, smart, stick-to-it-ness, problem-solver, and motivated to name a few.  Bentley is well thought of by everyone throughout Gibbs.

  • NTMA 6S Excellence Award

    NTMA 6S Excellence Award

    March 26, 2021

    Gibbs proudly announces Powertrain is a NTMA 6S Excellence Award winner!  Congratulations to each Team Member at Powertrain.  It’s all of your  hard work and dedication everyday that made it possible to win the 6S Excellence Award. The 6S  manufacturing principle focuses on sort, set, shine, standardize, sustain, and safety. Implementing 6S in manufacturing leads […]

  • Gibbs Attendance Contest

    Gibbs Attendance Contest

    March 5, 2021

    At the end of 2020, Gibbs challenged their team members to a perfect attendance contest! All hourly Gibbs team members who had weekly perfect attendance between November 8th and December 12th had their names put into a drawing for a 65” TV or one of five $100 gift cards! A team member with perfect attendance […]