All-Star Case Studies

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2021 Case Study - Total Solutions Group

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Organization Background

Total Solutions Group (TSG) began as an architectural firm called Keesee Associates in 1992. In 2002, they started their sister company, FDS Engineering, to provide a solution approach to their clients, who include many of the major home building companies in the U.S. The two companies merged to form Total Solutions Group in 2018.

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2021 Case Study - Malco

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Organization Background

Malco, which started in 1950 and is now 100% employee owned, manufactures high-quality, specialty hand tools that help construction contractors—including HVAC professionals who service heating and air conditioners—do their jobs better. The company also added a second manufacturing facility in DeWitt, Nebraska, that used to make the iconic “Vise-Grip” pliers—now called “Eagle Grip”—which are now available on Amazon.

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2021 Case Study - GRC

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Organization Background

Global Recovery Corp. (GRC) was spun-out of a department of SRC Logistics back in 2013 with just five employees. The company works with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to help maximize their return on aging, obsolete core inventories and scrap.

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2021 Case Study - AMBAC International

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Organization Background

Primarily manufactures and remanufactures heavy-duty diesel fuel injection systems and related components.

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2020 Case Study - AMBAC

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Organization Background

Primarily manufactures and remanufactures heavy-duty diesel fuel injection systems and related components.

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2020 Case Study - Argent Tape and Label

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Organization Background

Argent Tape & Label (ATL) is a certified Women-Owned Small Business that manufacturers pressure-sensitive labels and tags used by customers in the industrial, automotive, pharmaceutical, and consumer industries.

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2020 Case Study - Malco Products

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Organization Background

Malco, which started in 1950 and is now 100% employee owned, manufactures high-quality, specialty hand tools that help construction contractors—including HVAC professionals who service heating and air conditioners—do their jobs better. The company also added a second manufacturing facility in DeWitt, Nebraska, that used to make the iconic “Vise-Grip” pliers—now called “Eagle Grip”—which will be released to the market in the near future.

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2020 Case Study - Cisco-Eagle

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Organization Background

Cisco-Eagle was born in 1970 when Warren Gandall, a material handling specialist for an industrial supply company, went into business for himself. Today, the company provides solutions for the movement, storage, retrieval, control, and protection of materials and products throughout their manufacture, distribution, consumption, and disposal. The company started with three employees in Tulsa, Oklahoma, but has grown to have to offices in nine states. Cisco-Eagle’s reach is nationwide—with many national accounts and internet business across the U.S. It also has substantial international business - filling orders to over 70 countries.

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2020 Case Study - Cherry's Industrial Equipment

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Organization Background

Cherry’s builds and sells specialized equipment used in warehouses to transfer product on and off pallets. The company, which sells primarily to Fortune 500 companies, also manufactures equipment used to clean and maintain pallets.

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2020 Case Study - HLB Lighting Design

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Organization Background

HLB Lighting Design is the largest independent architectural lighting design firm in North America. HLB, which got its start in 1968, is an acronym for the last names of the three of the founders of the firm Barbara Horton, Stephen Lees, and Teal Brogden. While the firm’s original office was in New York City, the firm has since expanded with offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, Miami, Denver, and Austin. They also employ other remote workers who are deployed across the country.

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