Cascade receives the first-ever Herman Miller Product Development Award for work on the Equa Chair.
East Plant Acquired from Paragon D&E
StarCade was a joint venture business between Cascade Engineering and Starlite Co. Ltd. of Japan.
Cascade Container Group is Established
In 2008, our Container Group was renamed to Cascade Cart Solutions.
Award of Excellence and Vendor of the Year
Herman Miller once again honors Cascade Engineering with its Award of Excellence and its Vendor of the Year Award.
Ford Motor Company Selects Cascade Engineering
Ford Motor Company selected CE to be the sole manufacturer of an oil flow control rod – the first ever plastic part inside the engine.
Cascade Container Plant Built
Our facility on 37th Street, now known as Buursma Plant, was built in 1990.
World's Largest Molding Press Installed
A 9,000-ton Battenfeld, the world’s largest injection molding press, was installed at Container Plant (now known as Buursma Plant)
Cascade Engineering Europe Established
EsCade established as a joint venture in Halásztelék, Hungary. Later renamed Cascade Engineering Europe (CEE) when CE became its sole owner.
CE receives the coveted Q1 Quality Award from Ford.
33rd Street Plant Built
Container Plant Named Among Top 10 Plants in America
Cascade Cart Solutions' Container Plant (now Buursma Plant) was selected as a finalist for Industry Week Magazine’s list of top 10 plants in America.
Labor Investing for Tomorrow Award
The U.S. Secretary of Labor presented Cascade Engineering with the Labor Investing for Tomorrow Award for achievements in employee skill improvement and outstanding contribution to workforce quality.
Literacy Partnership Award
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded Ron Jimmerson and Cascade Engineering the Literacy Partnership Award for efforts to advance literacy.
Systex Products Corporation Established
Systex Products Corporation, a joint venture between CE and Systex Japan, Inc., opened in Battle Creek.
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People® program was introduced
General Motors Supplier of the Year Award
General Motors awards Cascade Engineering the Supplier of the Year award for cost, quality, and delivery.
Certificate of Merit from Nippondenso
Nippondenso recognized the CE Acoustics Group (a team within Cascade Engineering Automotive Americas) with a Certificate of Merit.
Top Supplier from Nippondoso
Systex was honored as one of Nippondenso‘s top suppliers in 1995, 1996, and 1997.
ISO 9002 Certification
Cascade Engineering Europe earned ISO 9002 certification, becoming the first in the Cascade Family of Companies to be ISO registered.
Cascade Cart Solutions ISO 9001 Certification
Container Group became the first U.S. waste container producer to be ISO 9001 registered.
Noble Polymers Established
Chrysler Role Model Award for Technology
Chrysler presented its Role Model Award for Technology to CE.
Fred Keller Named Manufacturer of the Year
Michigan Manufacturers Association presented its Manufacturer of the Year Award to Fred Keller.
Ron Brown Award for Corporate Leadership
The White House presented the Presidential Ron Brown Award for Corporate Leadership to Fred Keller for the Company’s PHASES Work and Family Program.
Decade Products Established
Decade Products, a joint venture between CE and Dolav Israel, was formed.
Cascade Begins Welfare to Career Program
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West Plant is built
Sklyhouse Business Person of the Year
The Economic Club of Grand Rapids named Fred P. Keller Slykhouse Business Person of the Year.
Corporation of the Year Award
Cascade Engineering recieves "Corporation of the Year Award" at Minority Business Celebration from the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce.
Founding Member of EPA's Green Power Partnership
CE joined EPA’s Green Power Partnership as one of the three founding members in Michigan.
Plastics News Processor of the Year
CE received the 2001 Processor of the Year Award from Plastics News.