Family follows Trusty path: Local manufacturer uses lessons from innovative founder

Trusty-Cook Inc. looks like an old-school manufacturer, even though its inventions are cutting-edge. The company's 15,000-squarefoot factory on 59th Street east of Fort Harrison State Park looks more like an inventor's workshop than a state-of-the-art operation intent on pounding out millions of widgets. Trusty-Cook owners eschew hot trends like Japanese-imported lean manufacturing, and aren't apt to use catch phrases like "just-in-time delivery." Despite the company's throwback demeanor, when it comes to working with urethane, Trusty-Cook is revolutionary. And its latest...

 

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