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Thaddeus Steven's Corporate Partner Award

Buck Company was the recipient of a Thaddeus Steven's Corporate Partner Award on April 23, 2016.

 

Management Announcements

It is with great appreciation that I announce a change in the role of Mark S. Meyer, Vice President of Sales and Business Development.

Mark began his career at Buck Company in 1972 as an apprentice pattern maker. He then was asked to run the Sample Department in 1977. Since 1979 he has been a part of the Sales Department.

Effective November 30, 2015, Mark assumes the role of Sales & Technical Advisor. This new role will aid in the transition of sales leadership by providing Mark’s vast knowledge of the railroading industry, CNH parts and 3rd party vendors.

Effective December 7, 2015, Mark will begin a reduced work schedule and will transition to a part-time role in the first quarter of 2016.

Congratulations to Mark on his move towards retirement. His service to Buck Company has been paramount to our success.


I am pleased to announce the following management promotions effective November 30, 2015:

 

Bill Jackson — Asst. V.P. of Marketing/Technical Support, is now Vice President of Technical Services. Bill joined Buck Company in 1980 as a laborer. That same year he moved to the Pattern Shop. In 1987, Bill was promoted to Pattern Development Manager and Core Room Manager.

As Vice President of Technical Services, Bill will oversee many initiatives in the following departments: Sales, Marketing, Pattern Shop, Quoting and Customer Service. He will also manage all 3rd party vendor relationships and will continue to interface with customers regularly.

 

Metal Casting Training

Get back to work fast!

Why?
There are immediate job openings at many levels in nearby industries. Great opportunities to join a high-demand field and move up in the industry. Average first year income $14-$17/ hr.

What will I learn?

  • Importance of metal casting in the modern manufacturing industry
  • Properties of metals
  • All about patterns design and making
  • Molding sand
  • Mold making
  • Metal preparation and melting
  • How to operate a furnace to melt metal for casting
  • Finishing methods

What do I do next?
Contact Dr. Nelsen, Director of Admissions, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology at nelsen@stevenscollege.edu or 717-299-7772.
Contact Admissions, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology at admissions@stevenscollege.edu or call 717-299-7771.
Metalcasting classes are 3 week classes. Classes meet Monday - Friday from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.
The cost of this class is $1,078.00. Payment for this class is due prior to the start of class.

New Equipment!

Buck Company has increased our capacity with a new Laempe 20 core machine & Disamatic Match 20x24 molding machine. We chose to pair the Disa with a new Hunter HLH Type II mold handling system. State-of-the-art equipment ensures that Buck Company will continue to grow and provide the excellent service our customers expect and deserve.
 

Railway Systems Suppliers, Inc. Scholarship Program

Click here to apply to the Railway Systems Suppliers Scholarship Program.

NOTE: All applications must be received by June 1st of the year the scholarship is requested.

Gray Iron Discontinued

OCT 1, 2014: Buck announced it will discontinue producing gray iron castings.
Click here for more information.

 

Buck Expansion

Buck recently added a new Hunter 20x24 in our non-ferrous foundry to add capacity and grow our business model.

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