Employee associates, former employees, long-time sales reps, suppliers, industry friends and colleagues, as well as his wife Carolyn and his extended family of four children and many grand-children gathered at CWM in a surprise June celebration of CEO Walter Treiber’s career.
The event highlighted the beginning of his 50th year devoted to the industry and the organization he loves. Heartfelt toasts were made. Milestones in technology advancements, awards, and association activities that have helped grow the die casting industry were noted in a moving speech by his son Eric, as CWM president and COO the third Treiber generation to lead the company.
Founded in a Chicago loft above a fish market in 1937 by Walter Treiber, Sr., under his son’s leadership CWM has grown to a state-of-the-art 136,000 sq. ft. plant and office facility serving leading high-technology OEMs worldwide.