Entries by Co-Line Manufacturing


Co-Line helped design, manufacture, and install new signage for the Lynnville-Sully School District in July. According to L-S Superintendent Shane Ehresman, signage on or around the boundaries of Lynnville-Sully School District has been on the school’s want list for several years. Just in time for more than 10,000 RAGBRAI riders to pedal into the district, […]


The Second Annual Motor Mania contest was held June 15. Employees had the opportunity to show off their sweet rides, from vintage cars to tractors to motorcycles. You can still see the tire marks in the parking lot from the burnout contest — Jake McElroy was burnout winner. In second place was Jason Teft. Ironically, […]

Team Co-Line participates in Take Away Hunger Event

On Mar. 24, Roger Van Hal, Ryan Johnson, Chris Tice, Jason Allbee, Cory Tice, and their families geared up to package 1,728 meals in less than an hour at Lynnville Friends Church. Team Co-Line was part of eight groups that packaged nearly 15,000 meals that morning for the Jasper County Take Away Hunger event. This […]

Hawaiian Shirt Day

On Hawaiian shirt day, numerous Co-Liners showed their true colors and pretended, only for a while, that it was sunny, 80 degrees, and that Lake Seven-A was a tropical beach, not a frozen pond. Winners for best shirt won a pair of pineapples and Co-Line coins. SOUTH BUILDING WINNER The winner by popular vote was […]

Valentine’s Day at Co-Line

     This Valentine’s Day, it paid to be dating or married to a Co-Liner. Co-Liners shelled out the big bucks for their loved ones (or maybe it was all for themselves — we’ll never know). Seventy-seven employees participated in ordering a range of gifts made available by the company. Cranberry Stone Cupcakes: 270 cupcakes Van […]

Students visit Co-Line

Indian Hills Welding Class tours Co-Line Indian Hills brought their welding class of high school seniors for a tour of Co-Line on Jan. 18.  The 14 students and two instructors toured the north building with Eric Leonard and were wowed by the big stamping presses. They learned about the application and interviewing process at Co-Line […]

Co-Line hosts Pella Christian intern

Pella Christian High School senior and Pella native, Ethan Van Zee (shown left), got a week long’s worth of on-the-job welding experience at Co-Line, January 2-11. For the sixth year in a row, PCHS held its program called Winterim right after students come back from Christmas break. Seniors and juniors can choose to go on […]

New equipment at Co-Line

The first pieces of the new BLM Fiber Tube Laser is uncrated and set in place. Five semi loads were required to transport this machine to Co-Line. The new 4000 watt Fiber tube laser will increase our capability, capacity, and productivity of our tube laser department. Acting on a last minute opportunity buy at the […]

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 […]