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Decker Finds Peace of Mind through CIRAS Technology Assistance


Decker Manufacturing Co. is based in Keokuk, Iowa and has 24 full time employees. Decker is a manufacturer of agricultural, equine and animal grooming products.

The Challenge

Decker wanted to acquire a new injection molding machine and while they had conducted preliminary diligence, they reached out to CIRAS, part of the MEP National Network™, to assist in helping identify sources, various options to consider (hydraulic vs. electrical), and costs.
We did a lot of research on our own, but we still had some questions. CIRAS just kind of put our minds at ease that we were making the right decision.
— Tony Fox, President

MEP's Role

CIRAS assisted by providing consultation around discussion on various sourcing options, key technical features (tangible and non-tangible), pros and cons of comparable machines, and potential ROI for consideration in identifying best option.  
Created November 2, 2021