Trusted Solutions Group in Ossian Receives June Recognition
The family-owned business started in 1991 with three employees, one truck and two customers. Today, owners Mike and Cheryl Gerber and Lane Gerber employ 70 employees operating at multiple locations totaling 75,000 square feet of space.
Mike and Cheryl Gerber started the business in Bluffton producing bars and rails for a furniture company out of Grabill. “We had two customers in 1991 and they are still customers today,” explained Mike. “The business continued to grow and progress very quickly starting in 1994 and we kept running out of space and decided to move to the Ossian Industrial Park.”
As the business grew, employees hired, square footage added, and additional services were customized the name changed in 1994 to Thermtron or TMI, in 2002 to Trusted Manufacturing, and then in 2007 to Trusted Solutions Group. Today, this thriving business operation with multiple locations, and growing list of customers includes companies representing the transportation, automation, contract furniture, food processing and energy product industries —to name just a few.