Power your Marketing.


Lean Manufacturing

Blog Tag


A group of people learning at the Steel Partners EH&S Council Meeting

New Ideas, New Friends, and a Bit of Fair Food: IWCO Direct Hosts Steel Partners EH&S Council in MN

Posted September 17, 2019 by in Announcements

At the end of August, we welcomed members of the Steel Partners Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) Council to Minnesota for their week-long annual meeting. The 54 members in attendance represented 35 locations from 11 different Steel Partners companies. Our Chanhassen campus acted as home base to facilitate the communication of best management practices for EH&S […]

Read More

IWCO Direct Sign in Chanhassen – IWCO Direct

As Three Executives Receive Promotions, We’re Wishing a Fond Farewell to Our Long-Time President & CFO

Posted July 23, 2019 by in Announcements, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Change is a constant at IWCO Direct. Today, we proudly announced three well-deserved promotions within our leadership team, and also announced Joe Morrison has retired as president and CFO. Joe will be sorely missed. First, let’s review the exciting news. Jake Hertel, who has been vice president of finance since 2012, has been promoted to executive vice president and CFO [...]

Read More

Coach Drawing American Football Playbook Strategy

Implementing Our Strategy to Reduce Front-End Process Cycle Times

Posted July 19, 2019 by in Announcements

Since the Front-End project’s initiation in 2017, IWCO Direct has been on a mission to streamline our front-end process. Several system enhancements, coupled with extensive training on new processes, helped our teams reduce Front-End process cycle time by 30% in 2018. We’ve been able to continue that trend through the first half of 2019. The Front-End process cycle time is measured [...]

Read More

keyboard_arrow_upBack to top