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  • Gibbs’ 2022 Koch Foundation Scholarship Winners

    Gibbs’ 2022 Koch Foundation Scholarship Winners

    May 12, 2022

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Women Build

    Women Build

    June 30, 2021

    The Women Build program through Habitat for Humanity organizes a female only volunteer teams to raise the funds and build a Habitat house. The Evansville branch sponsors a Women Build program every other year, enlisting 20+ women as Foundation Leaders with each recruiting up to 10 women for their team.  One of the Foundation Leaders […]

  • High School Open House

    High School Open House

    April 28, 2021

    COVID brought many challenges for everyone — including our school systems.   Unfortunately, the impact on many high school seniors means they are graduating without a job or career in mind.  To help, Gibbs is holding Open House Week on May 3rd to 7th from 3pm -5pm.  If you are a graduating high school senior, stop […]

  • New Scholarship Fund

    New Scholarship Fund

    April 23, 2021

    Gibbs Die Casting Corporation (Gibbs) and Audubon Metals’ parent company, Koch Enterprise Inc., support 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. This week […]

  • 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 […]