Who We Are
Atco, a non-profit corporation, is the employment and training
center for people with disabilities in Athens County. Our goal is
to provide employment opportunities for all of our employees and
assist them in becoming productive members of their community.
What We Do
Contract - Atco can lower the cost of doing business for a company. Our sub-contract operations provide businesses with labor and equipment for a variety of services. We can take care of those low profit margin jobs, free up your valuable production work space, and provide a labor pool to help you with peak production periods. For instance, we perform, but are not limited to, the following:
Light Assembly, Bench Work, Counting/Sorting, Specialty Weighing
On Site - Atco can provide a pool of
qualified employees to do assembly and bench work at your job
site on a temporary or permanent basis. Operations that don't fit
in with the prescribed work flow, or repetitive and cyclical work
are prime candidates for this concept. We provide the
supervision, training, and personnel, as well as quality
assurance to insure a well run operation.
Atco also provides professional mobile work crews that specialize in: Commercial Janitorial Services, Carpet Cleaning, Floorcare
Our mobile work crews are never sick or on vacation. We do the
hiring, supervising, scheduling, and the payroll. We have a
written quality control procedure that is followed by all of our
employees. Contract services are reviewed and approved by
Bulk Mailings - In today's world of scarce
resources, human and economic, we are all seeking ways "to
do more with less". Atco's mailing services can save you
money on your bulk mailings. Our professional staff has the
know-how and the experience to allow you the greatest discount
allowable on your bulk mailings. Our work force of individuals
with disabilities can perform a variety of mailing tasks
including: Labeling, Zipcode Sorting, Collating, Folding,
Specialty Packaging - Anchoring Atco's
expanded specialty packing systems is a new state of the art
shrink-wrap production line. This new shrink tunnel system,
accommodating packages up to 10-1/2" high x 16" wide x
30" long, solves difficult problems resulting from problem
packages and hard-to-handle shrink films. Hand assembled packages
and computerized counting scales that provide quality assurance
through accurate counts, are other notable features of Atco's
specialty packaging systems.
Job Placement Services - Job Placement Service (JPS), acting as an employment agency, offers the employer a wide range of services through the Supported Employment process. Supported employment brings about a merger between the business community and a pool of qualified, dependable workers. JPS staff can meet your business' b\personnel needs by offering you the following free services:
Recruiting - pre-screens, interviews, and provides a pool of qualified employees
Training/job coaching - assists you and your staff in teaching your new employees their job
Job analysis - analyzes and details the job, work site, and personnel needs
Job carving - frees up other staff to do more complex tasks
Technical assistance - personalized job and site modifications
Americans with Disabilities Act resource - our staff will
assist you in finding the answers to your ADA questions.
Atco provides a broad range of services at competitive costs
to businesses and industries like yours. Employing workers with
disabilities, Atco and its employees provide excellent service
and top quality performance in a variety of industrial and
business tasks. We also serve a number of customers who have
out-of-state shipping and delivery needs or who are based in
other parts of the United States. When you put us to work, you'll
enjoy the benefits. We save you time and money.
Writing Instruments - Atco would like to introduce you to an inexpensive and effective way to have your message remembered and used--reliable writing instruments from Atco. We have been a prime manufacturer of pens and pencils for over twenty years. Our writing instruments are imprintable through surface imprinting and come in a wide variety of barrel and ink colors to reflect your business' or organization's image. What all of our customers have discovered is that Atco offers a quality product which provides a very important function for a price equal to, or even lower than, our competitors!
The Executive pen features a twist-top design and a sleek metal barrel
The Retractable pen twists to expel and repel the point
The Standard Stick pen is a capped pen that is sensibly priced
The Mechanical Pencil features three 5-mm leads and an automatic clutch-fee mechanism
The round Pencil is a basic writing and erasing tool available in a rainbow of colors.
Please call the Atco Writing Instrument Department for more
information at 740-592-6659, or e-mail Carrie Beeman at
Volunteers!! - We have many, many
opportunities for community members and college students to
interact with our adults with disabilities in a variety of
activities. Contact Jeff Bierlein via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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