Sweed Hits the Road

 A few times every year, we venture out from beautiful Gold Hill, Oregon to jet around the country for industry trade shows. At these multi-day meetings of companies and manufacturers from across the industry, we show off our innovative and high-quality designs while also learning about the kinds of issues our customers face to help us provide custom solutions that fit current needs.

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How Sweed’s Original Gang Saw Forged a Future of Innovation and Quality

In the early 1950s, three brothers bought a piece of land in Southern Oregon to start a sawmill and logging business. As talented engineers with a great deal of creativity, they ran all of the mill’s machinery while looking for ways to make their production more efficient and effective. After finding no machines on the market that matched their ideas and specifications, they set out to build one themselves.

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Case Study: Encore Wire

Based out of McKinney, Texas, Encore Wire is a leading manufacturer of copper and aluminum residential, commercial, and industrial building wire. Even though they have enormous production capacity and distribute widely throughout the United States, their scrap processing capabilities lagged behind in sophistication.

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