HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (WDTN) - They're experts at making the old, new again, first for machines and now for factories.
"The roof was leaking, collapsed in one place, we had mold, we had garbage all over the place," says Process Equipment Company (PECo) CEO Bill Rosenberg.
Now metal shavings are the only trash you'll find on the floor of the factory that had been closed for nearly a decade.
That is until PECo spent the last year plus turning it into a paradise of precision.
"We've been making large investments in the business and the people," says owner Albert Naggar.
The company added nearly 50 workers because of the new facility. Now it's already looking to add another 50 more.
"We're expecting to be one of the top five fastest growing companies in the Dayton area this year," Naggar says.
Take a look around PECo's latest addition and you'll find machines that are weighed in tons, creating parts that need to be manufactured to the millimeter.
When the company isn't making machines for other businesses, it's making them as good as new again.
"We have a motto," Rosenberg says. "PECo, we build anything."
That's made the company very popular among anyone looking for specialized equipment.
"The average machine we sell, sells for about a million dollars," Rosenberg says.
But finding the people to make those machines isn't easy.
That's why the company has really focused on its training program. Just like with machines and factories, it can make your old skills, new again.
"When you do right and you're smart about it, everybody benefits," Naggar says.
The company had an item on the Huber Heights Council Agenda Monday about creating a group to talk about expansion plans, so it may not be done growing yet.
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