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 »

WCCO Belting Receives Four Workplace Safety Awards from North Dakota Safety Council, Press ReleaseWCCO Belting earned four workplace safety awards from the North Dakota Safety Council (NDSC), including Emerging Safety Champion Award, Workplace Safety Milestone Award, Workplace Safety Merit Award and Lifesaver Award. Additionally, WCCO employee Stefani Mikkelson was acknowledged at the awards ceremony for earning her Advanced Safety Certificate in 2021. The awards were presented at NDSC’s Safety & Health Awards Ceremony which took place on Wednesday, April 27.

Posted 4/28/22 (Thu) read more »

WCCO Belting Earns Two Manufacturing Leadership Awards  for “Transformational Business Cultures” and “Next-Generation Leadership,” Press ReleaseWCCO Belting is proud to announce it has received two awards from the Manufacturing Leadership Council, a division of the National Association of Manufacturers. The company earned the 2022 Manufacturing Leadership Award for Transformational Business Cultures in the Engineering and Production Technology Category, and engineering employee, Danielle Renham, earned the Next-Generation Leadership award as one of manufacturing’s brightest future stars.

Posted 4/06/22 (Wed) read more »

Automation Enhances Roles, Processes for Belting Co., Bylined Article on Manufacturing.netWCCO Automation Engineer, DuWayne Cookman, authored an article about how automation can enhance roles and processes to help avoid employee fatigue and burnout.

Posted 3/29/22 (Tue) read more »

We are deeply saddened by the Russian invasion in Ukraine and by the worsening humanitarian crisis caused by the continued escalation of these attacks. We strongly condemn these acts of violence and aggression and stand united in our support of Ukraine and her allies around the world. Read on to view our full statement.

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