2000: LIT (Low Inertia Turning) is introduced as a new multi-shot technology.
2000: ISO 9001 certification is awarded to CACO PACIFIC. Our certification has been renewed in 2021.
2001: CACO Technologies, Inc., a division of CACO PACIFIC Corporation, Covina, is created to market our line of Bolt-On Hot Runner Systems, Mold Rotating Plates (MRP) and Interactive Mold Mounted Controllers (IPM).
2002 – 2003: Development of LIT Individual Core Rotation and LIT CUBE technologies.
2004: Another major shareholder of CACO PACIFIC retires and management again contributes the shares to the ESOP, increasing to 60% employee ownership through the ESOP Trust.
2004 – 2007: Major investments are made in CNC High Speed Hard Milling, CNC High Speed Hard Turning and CNC Surface Grinding equipment.
2009: CACO PACIFIC becomes 100% employee owned when the last owner outside the ESOP sells his shares back to the company. The ESOP Trust owns 100% of CACO PACIFIC.
2010: More major investments are made in nearly doubling the capacity of our pre-heat treat CNC Milling operations.
2012: MAPP (Multiple Alternating Product Positions) is introduced as a new technology for movement of parts in multi-shot molding.
2013: Individual Valve Pin Shut Off in a Common Actuation Plate is developed.
2013: Recognizing a need for increased capacity in grinding round components, CACO PACIFIC expands and upgrades the ID/OD grinding department and purchases new equipment, including a new CNC ID/OD Grinder.