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Mountz – 50 Years of Providing Torque Solutions

Posted by Mountz Torque April 24th, 2015 0 Comments   
Torque Wrenches

This year marks the 50th anniversary for Mountz Inc. in business. Mountz is truly honored to have reached such a major milestone with the help from all of our customers as well as current and former employees. To be in business 50 years is no small feat. A study in Bloomberg Business Week magazine claims […]

 

History of Sharing Profit with Employees

Posted by Mountz Torque March 30th, 2015 0 Comments   
Mountz 50th Anniversary

Early in its existence Mountz, Inc. embraced a profit sharing plan. The company’s attorney and Board member, Mr. Bill Walters designed the original plan in the early 1970s. The main reason for starting a profit sharing plan was to reward and retain loyal employees. As Mountz, Inc. grew it became clear that employee contributions and […]

 

The History of Mountz Alabama

Posted by Mountz Torque March 17th, 2015 0 Comments   

In February 1968 Lorna and Don Mountz purchased 40 acres of her family’s farm in Foley, Alabama. The site originally consisted of a creek (headwaters of the Magnolia River), a swamp, pine trees and cleared farmland. For the first ten or twelve years the land remained a farm and the cleared ground was rented to […]

 

Dick Mountz – Talented Toolmaker & Designer

Posted by Mountz Torque February 26th, 2015 0 Comments   

Dick Mountz joined Mountz, Inc., in January 1975. Much discussion occurred within both families regarding Dick joining his brother’s business. The company required an experienced toolmaker and machinist to help meet the demand of customer specials as the “Customizing” part of the business was rapidly growing. Dick had acquired excellent machining skills from an early […]

 

When I First Started Working at Mountz By Chuck Serafini

Posted by Mountz Torque February 4th, 2015 0 Comments   
Chuck Serafini

Charles “Chuck” Serafini was recruited to Mountz from behind the bar. A professional bartender, Chuck served up tasty drinks and became a favorite of our founder Don Mountz who set out to recruit him into sales. With a background in fastener sales, Chuck was an experienced sales person and had taken to bar-tending for extra […]