Deco Products News: Michala Hackman Hired as Mechanical Engineer

Deco Products Company has hired Michala Hackman as a mechanical engineer.

Hackman grew up in River Falls, Wisconsin. Her parents were born and raised in NE Iowa and moved back to the area five years ago. Hackman has spent many summers visiting family in NE Iowa and has always wanted to make Decorah her permanent home.   Hackman graduated this past May from North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.  As part of her education, she did a summer internship with Gemini, Inc. in Decorah.


Hackman’s focus at Deco will be quality control, but she will also take on many other engineering responsibilities. She also plans to be on the Deco Outreach Team working with middle and high school students to promote education and career interest in manufacturing and engineer occupations. Hackman has always been interested in math and science and took Project Lead the Way classes in high school that inspired her to pursue a career in engineering.


Deco Products is a manufacturing company, producing zinc die castings for customers throughout the USA and internationally. Deco Products is the largest stand-alone dedicated zinc die caster in North America. Deco strives to provide a consistent, supportive, and positive work environment for all employees. Deco was founded in 1960 and continues to grow with production openings starting at $15 per hour.

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Deco Products has been a reliable “Made in USA” zinc die casting manufacturer since 1960. Deco Products provides exceptional service and quality products for a multitude of industries. A few services Deco Products provides are custom precision engineered zinc die-casting, powder coating, assembly, CNC Machining, and DFM-Part Design. Deco has been a stable and reliable supplier to the industry and continuously strives for being the best value for its key partner/customers.

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