We trace our roots back to 1903 -- a time when very few homes or businesses even had electricity -- with the founding of the Electric Railway Improvement Company (ERICO). The company in 1939 patented its Cadweld exothermically welded connection, an invention that paved the way for rail car companies to make repairs to rail tracks without large welding equipment. More than 100 million Cadweld connections are now placed in a broad array of applications around globe.
Back in 1945, the automatic press guard – HOFFMAN’s first product – stopped machinery when workers’ hands got too close. This safety invention protected workers from debilitating injuries, kept factory floors humming and served as the core product for the young company.
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After reading the comments by those who express their perspective of age related discriminating practices by more than a few employers, I felt very concerned for older workers that need/desire employment. I wonder if these employers understand that it is not just the revenue from young adults that keep them in business. I wonder how they would survive if the older generation would stop supporting their businesses. I also wonder if these employers understand the principle of sowing and reaping? I am grateful to your agency for providing the results of your survey and your commitment to provide older workers with reliable job leads.