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Their company dates back to 1902, the year Teddy Roosevelt became the first American president to ride in an automobile; the U.S. paid France $40,000 for the rights to the Panama Canal; and Michigan beat Stanford in the first Rose Bowl game. That same year in Columbus, Ohio, E. C. Derby founded the Buckeye Stamping Company, and the origins of their company were firmly established. Back then they served many Ohio-based companies, delivering their products via horse-drawn wagons. 

A few years later in 1910, they opened an operations plant in close proximity to their largest customer, Federal Glass, and started to produce parts in that new facility.

By 1943, the company had grown enough to attract investors. That’s when Floyd Bell, president of Bell Sound, purchased the Buckeye Stamping Company. they continued to produce parts for military equipment, small candles, and intercom-wired tow lines used for pilot communication during flight.

When the 1950s arrived, the Buckeye Stamping Company expanded to an 80,000-square-foot facility on Marion Road in Columbus. Ten years later, Bell founded F. W. Bell Inc. within the walls of the

Buckeye Stamping Company and manufactured voltage testing instruments, sensors, and gravity measuring equipment at that location. During that time, the company designed and manufactured instrument knobs and electronic enclosures using machinery and employees from the Buckeye Stamping Company. 

In the early 1960s, the company began to sell instrument knobs, followed by the addition of enclosures toward the end of that decade. 

In 1971, Bell founded Floyd Bell Associates under the Buckeye Stamping Company, and the company manufactured electronic audio alarm devices. That same year Bell’s son, Dave Bell, took over as president of the company. Dave Bell led the company until his death in 1986, at which time the vice president, Dick Osborne, took over until his retirement in 1998.

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Audio/Visual Industry 

Solutions That Do More, But Cost Less
Never before has the audio/visual industry been so simple yet so complex. While consumers have grown accustomed to low-cost products that are easy to use, they also demand high-performance applications. Equipment manufacturers must answer the call for high-quality products and cost-effective solutions while simultaneously staying abreast of the growing level of complexity. Buckeye Shapeform is uniquely positioned to help audio/visual industry leaders respond to this new era and deliver high-performance, user-friendly, cost-effective solutions. 
Exemplary Service

In a world where you are increasingly being asked to do more for less, Buckeye Shapeform is there to help you answer the call. they do more than create custom enclosures. they also make quality instrument knobs and accessories for a wide range of audio/visual applications. Because they can provide all these services under one roof, you save time and money. At Buckeye Shapeform, their expertise clearly makes a difference when it comes to producing and delivering high-performance audio/visual solutions that are easy to use and cost less. Simply put, they make it their business to assist your business.

Simplicity

Even in the face of increased complexity, Buckeye Shapeform strives to maintain interface simplicity. they have the ability to create enclosures that house all levels of complexity without sacrificing ease of use. Even their design process is user-friendly. At Buckeye Shapeform, they can fabricate to your specifications, work with you to design an enclosure that is both user-friendly and functional, offer unmatched levels of technical support, provide proactive customer service, and continue to ensure production excellence.
High Performance 

Audio/visual consumers demand more from their products than ever before. They want high-performance solutions that allow for seamless integration with audio/visual applications in the home, auto, business and educational settings. Fortunately, Buckeye Shapeform provides the necessary services to accomplish these goals. their high-performance fabrication processes make it possible to customize existing enclosures or create custom enclosures for your specific applications. they combine their streamlined production process with engineering know-how to create high-performance enclosures that seamlessly integrate into your product and service lines. At the same time, their design engineers are trained and experienced on the latest CAD and 3D design software. They integrate their state-of-the-art design software with highly sophisticated fabrication equipment, removing any possibility of human error. High-performance equipment then cuts the enclosure to the required shape, punches the precise holes, accurately bends the materials, removes any rough edges, and applies the proper screen printing. Best of all, this highly streamlined process all takes place under their roof. 

Cost Effectiveness 

At Buckeye Shapeform, they take pride in their ability to make enclosures that are ready for installation—quickly, easily and cost-effectively. In fact, completing the case is what they do best. their ability to customize standard products is unmatched in the industry. From design to screen-printing, they do it all under one roof, saving you time and money. they’re also flexible. So when you’re short on time or internal resources and only periodic orders will do, they can accommodate. Even better, they will handle the details of getting your cases ready for production, deliver your projects on time, and complete your projects per spec. Every time you ask.
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