Entries by Co-Line Manufacturing

Co-Line Maintenance Team unites

United diversity for exceptional performance defines Co-Line’s current maintenance department. With a never-ending To-Do list, Co-Liners Marty Cross, Mark Van Wyk, Dennis Nolin, Jason Teft, Joey James, Frank Ready, Roger Belcher, Jake McElroy, and Roger Bruxvoort along with independent contractor, Josh Hickie, have had a very busy and very successful January. Topping the maintenance list […]


1. CO-LINE HIRES A RECORD 40 NEW EMPLOYEES. Out of 484 applicants, 40 new faces made the cut to join the unique Co-Line culture. 2. A RECORD $103,950 WAS PAID IN YEARS OF SERVICE BONUS. Also noted in 2017 was the first 12% bonus paid in Q2. 3. FIBER TUBE LASER: A late year end […]

A very Co-Line Christmas

                Co-Liners were so good this year, Christmas came early for them on December 22. Lights twinkled, good food catered by Julie Roose and Country Catering was devoured, fireworks blasted, and “pie” was served…in the face. A good time was had by all. In appreciation for everyone’s hard […]

Brand celebrates 60th birthday with a present to remember

Published in the Hometown Press The employees of Co-Line, a manufacturing business south of Sully, surprised their owner Dale “Rail” Brand with a 60th birthday gift he won’t soon forget. Co-Line, formerly known as County Line Welding back in the late 1970′s and early 1980′s was prominently known in the area as a farm repair […]

The ugly, the uglier, and the ugliest

Employees brought out their friendly, competitive sides by participating in a company-wide Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest, December 20. This year, contestants upped the ante to secure votes from their coworkers by thinking beyond a simple sweater by including front and back Christmas ugliness and/or ugly adornments from head-to-toe. Because of their dedication and creativity, the […]

Over 500 pounds donated at first ever Co-Line canned food drive

Co-Liners stepped up big when challenged to bring in canned food donations the day before Thanksgiving. They delivered a whopping 540 pounds worth of canned items for the East Jasper Christian Food Pantry. The generosity continued when Co-Line, in turn, wrote a check for $540 for the pantry. The food was collected during lunch breaks […]

Across-the-board raise, free meal highlight quarterly meeting

Thursday, Oct. 26, was a good day to be a Co-Liner. At the quarterly meeting that day, employees enjoyed a free lunch catered by Country Catering and paid for by 1st State Bank. Ten Co-Line employees and two staffing agency employees were welcomed to their first quarterly meeting. For the third quarter, $2,860 was shared […]

Co-Liners get moving for Healthiest State Initiative

About 120 Co-Liners took a lap around Lake Seven-A as part of the Healthiest State Walk on Oct. 4. They joined Iowans from every county in taking steps toward healthier living through the Healthiest State Initiative’s annual walk. Following the walk, employees were treated to a free healthy meal by Country Catering.