How To Create An Innovative Manufacturing Workforce, Article in Chief Executive MagazineTom Shorma spoke with Chief Executive Magazine to talk about how WCCO Belting has encouraged innovation among its employees, earning the company a spot on the Fast Company 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators list.

Posted 8/24/22 (Wed) read more »

Earning #57 – Fast Company’s 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators – WCCO Belting’s Culture of Innovation, Blog PostIn this blog post, we've rounded up a list of what makes the company stand out as one of Fast Company's 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators.

Posted 8/23/22 (Tue) read more »

Manufacturing and the new way of doing business, Article in Grand Forks HeraldWCCO's Vice President of Operations, Rod Koch, spoke with Grand Forks Herald reporter Sam Easter about how manufacturing has shifted since the start of the pandemic and what he sees happening in the industry looking ahead.

Posted 8/16/22 (Tue) read more »

WCCO Belting Named to Fast Company’s ‘100 Best Workplaces for Innovators’, Press ReleaseWCCO Belting has been named to the ‘100 Best Workplaces for Innovators’ list by Fast Company. The list celebrates company cultures that empower employees at all levels to improve processes, create new products, or invent new ways of doing business. WCCO earned the 57th spot on the list.

Posted 8/02/22 (Tue) read more »

Companies share what they are doing to retain employees during the great resignation, Article in Prairie Business MagazineWCCO Belting was included in a Q&A style article alongside a few other companies in the area about how the company is retaining employees.

Posted 7/27/22 (Wed) read more »

Continental Acquires WCCO, Article in Farm Equipment MagazineFarm Equipment Magazine and several other publications ran news of the recent acquisition. Read on to learn more about this major milestone in our history.

Posted 7/07/22 (Thu) read more »

Continental Acquires American Belting Manufacturer WCCO Belting to Strengthen its Agricultural Business, Press ReleaseToday, Continental announced that the company has acquired family-owned belting manufacturer, WCCO Belting, headquartered in Wahpeton, North Dakota, USA. With this acquisition, the technology company complements its conveyor belting customer portfolio and strengthens its Conveying Solutions business in the agricultural industry.

Posted 7/05/22 (Tue) read more »

How One Manufacturer Cut Safety Incidents in Half, Bylined Article on Manufacturing.netThree years ago, WCCO Belting set the goal of restructuring our safety program to better support our employees both on the job and at home. Stefani Mikkelson, WCCO's Environmental Health and Safety Manager, recently wrote an article that ran during National Safety Month in June about how the company has successfully cut its safety incidents in half over the past several years.

Posted 6/30/22 (Thu) read more »

WCCO Belting’s CEO Earns 'Global Ambassador Award' from North Dakota Trade Office, Press ReleaseOur CEO/president, Thomas “Tom” Shorma, recently earned the Global Ambassador Award from the North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO). The award recognizes an individual or organization that selflessly assists in the promotion of North Dakota products worldwide and helps strengthen the relationships between North Dakota companies and their international partners.

Posted 6/08/22 (Wed) read more »

The Importance Safety Plays at WCCO Belting, Blog PostWith National Safety Month in June and WCCO recently earning four new workplace safety awards from the North Dakota Safety Council, we are highlighting how we have embraced and implemented new and robust safety protocols over the past several years. We talked to Stefani Mikkelson, Environmental Health and Safety Manager at WCCO, to learn more.

Posted 6/01/22 (Wed) read more »

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