a tradition of excellence

History

1954

Minco Group 1954

  • Robert and William Minneman founded Minco Tool and Mold in the basement of their home.
  • Began with a Bridgeport, Grinder and Lathe

1959

Minco Group 1959

  • Moved from their home to 4600 Poe (now Wadsworth Ave.) in Dayton, Ohio. Approx 8,000 sq ft and grew to around 15 employees
  • Developed relationship with Inland Mfg. while building roof rails for automobiles

1968

Minco Group 1968

  • MTM Molded Products branched off from Minco Tool to form their own injection molding company and began making gun scope caps and later marketed under the MTM Case Gard line

1970

  • MTM Molded Products opened a new location at 5670 Webster St. in Dayton, Ohio

1975

  • Minco Tool and Mold broke ground on the property right next to MTM located at 5690 Webster St. in Dayton, Ohio

1976

  • Minco Tool and Mold was completed in the early spring
  • Building was 16,000 sq ft

1977

  • Minco Tool started a 2nd shift in both the tool shop and the polishing department to better serve the customer’s needs

1982

Minco Group 1982

  • Minco Tool added their first NC Milling Machine (Bostomatic). Ran from a tape that was punched using a computer

1984

Minco Group 1984

  • Minco Tool adjoined the former MTM building and opened a “High Technology Center” and held grand opening May 11, 1984. Featured a state of the art Data General MV10000 Computer Design Center
  • Minco purchased an 85 ton Engle molding machine in order to begin molding for IBM Corporation in Lexington Ky. (Started molding printhead components)
  • Property at 3365 Obco Ct. containing 10,000 sq ft was purchased for use as a molding facility. All Service Plastic Molding (ASPM) became incorporated in November

1985

  • ASPM purchased 5 Toshiba Hydraulic Molding Machines (60, 120, 250, 310 & 500 ton).
  • Minco Tool and Mold and All Service Plastic Molding joined forces in a marketing campaign that formed “The Minco Group”

1986

  • ASPM put on an 11,000 sq ft addition and added a 720 ton Toshiba in the new addition

1988

Minco Group 1988

  • 3000 sq ft of office space was added to the front of ASPM

       

1990

  • Added product design capabilities

1999

  • ASPM opened up a molding facility and warehouse in Clay City, KY to better serve the needs of the customer. The printer cartridge components were moved to this facility to support production of a nearby assembly plant
  • Minco became ISO9001 certified
  • ASPM became QS9000 certified

2000

  • ASPM began taking on more complex decorating applications and more value added assembly programs
  • Minco Tool and Mold added Job Boss Management Software for tracking progress on mold building and machining applications

2004

2004

  • Robert Minneman appoints his son Joe Minneman as president of the Minco Group.
  • On June 19, 2004 the Minco Group lost its founder, Robert D. Minneman
  • Minco Tool and Mold installed first 5 axis CNC machine in December

2005

  • Went live in December with Enterprise IQ (aka IQMS) with new ERP System at ASPM and added a complete Warehouse Management System complete with full bar coding capabilities
  • ASPM installed their first all electric plastic injection molding machine

2006

  • ASPM expanded its operations by opening up a plastic injection molding facility and warehouse in Fairborn, Ohio (611 Yellow Springs – Fairfield Dr.)

2011

2011

  • ASPM broke ground on their new 142,000 sq ft facility located in Vandalia, Ohio

2012

  • The Robert Minneman Family dedicated the new Vandalia, OH ASPM facility on June 19, 2012
  • The first machine (1100 ton UBE) was delivered to the ASPM Vandalia site
  • ASPM broke ground on a 60,000 sq ft warehouse addition to Vandalia facility in November

2013

  • ASPM completed the consolidation of all manufacturing and warehousing into the new Vandalia facility

2015

  • ASPM purchased its first 6 axis robot. The KUKA Robot features an “ASPM Modular Mount Design” utilizing a max. reach of 901 mm with a payload capacity of 10kg

2016

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  • In January 2016, All Service Plastic Molding installs first 3D printer
  • In May  2016, ASPM began preparation on another production facility in the Dayton, Ohio region to service growing capacity.