Mansfield Engineered Components

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Mansfield Engineered Components
Founded Mansfield, Ohio, 1939
Headquarters Mansfield, Ohio
Key people
Bruce Cummins, President & CEO; Steve Cummins, Vice President
Products Closure mechanisms, counterbalances and hinges for the major appliance market.
Number of employees

Mansfield Engineered Components is a Mansfield, Ohio-based company that designs and manufactures closure mechanisms, counterbalances and hinges for the major appliance market.


Mansfield Plating Company was founded by Otis Cummins Jr. in 1939. It provided metal finishing services for the automotive, appliance and furniture markets. In the 1960s, Cummins and his son Otis “Koke” Cummins III formed Mansfield Manufacturing, fabricating metal components for the company’s existing markets. The two companies merged to become Mansfield Industries in 1972. Another company, Mansfield Assemblies, was founded in 1987 to provide contract manufacturing and assembly operations. Mansfield Assemblies added a design and engineering group in 1989. On October 13, 2011, Mansfield Industries and Mansfield Assemblies announced a new name, Mansfield Engineered Components.[1]

The company is owned and operated by Bruce, Steve and Claudia Cummins, the third generation of the Cummins family to manage the business. It employs 250 and operates from a 180,000-square-foot facility.Mansfield Engineered Components is ISO 9001:2008 certified and has received awards and recognition from some of its major customers for its ability to design and deliver custom closure mechanisms.[2][3][4] The company was also named a 2010 United States Department of Energy Save Energy Now Energy Champion Plant.[5]

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