Yearly Archives: 1999

Dec 01

Up From the Ashes

After decades of consistent and controlled growth, the past few years have been particularly challenging for Toledo Metal Spinning. To say the company has traveled a rough road to the new millennium would be an understatement. But after a devastating fire in 1998, the company has recovered , rebuilt and have been recognized with a […]

Jul 10

E1224 U.S. Congressional Record

E1224 U.S. Congressional Record – Extension of Remarks – June 10, 1999 HONORING TOLEDO METAL SPINNING COMPANY — HON. MARCY KAPTUR (Extension of Remarks – June 10, 1999) [Page: E1224] — HON. MARCY KAPTUR in the House of Representatives THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 1999 Ms. KAPTUR. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate Toledo Metal Spinning […]

Jun 20

Nation’s Business Magazine

June 1999 When Eric and Craig Fankhauser, as vice presidents of Toledo Metal Spinning Co. (TMS), reviewed insurance coverage every year with their father, Ken, the family-owned firm’s president, they “always talked about valuations,” Eric recalls. In deciding on relatively low coverage, they assumed that any fire could be contained to a small area because […]

Jun 09

Toledo company among 6 honored by U.S. Chamber

Congratulations! Toledo Metal Spinning The Blade: June 9, 1999 Eric Fankhauser received the application for a National Blue Chip Enterprise Award the day it was due, wrote the two required essays about overcoming business disaster, and got it to sponsors MassMutual and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce by the deadline. “I knew the story pretty […]

Jun 01

Local company receives national award

Commercial Advantage: June 1999 A local metal-forming company, back in full production after being devastated by a fire in early 1998, is one of six companies nationally being recognized with a Blue Chip Enterprise Initiative Award. Toledo Metal Spinning Company, 1819 Clinton Street, has been selected for the honor which “recognizes small businesses that have […]