JADCO Teams Up with Champion Charter to Deliver Wear Steel Solutions to the Mining Industry


Zelienople, PA, May 20, 2014 – JADCO Manufacturing Inc., a leading supplier of impact, wear, and abrasion-resistant steel plate, is pleased to announce it is now selling its products through Champion Charter (Iron Mountain, MI). Champion Charter provides solutions for companies in the mining, power, and industry fields. They have various offices located in Michigan and Minnesota.

By having a close relationship with suppliers and manufacturers, Champion Charter is able to give their customers intelligent solutions for all of their needs and help them operate more effectively and efficiently.

“Our new relationship with Champion Charter gives us another excellent channel for marketing our products, which is critical to our long-term growth strategy,” says Scott Rife, JADCO’s vice president. “The contacts, locations, and technical service network that Champion Charter has developed are a tremendous platform. When you combine that with their successful track record of serving heavy industry for 65 years, it gives us the ability to develop new business opportunities with a highly reputable partner.”

“The Champion Charter Sales Team is excited about our relationship with JADCO. The JADCO line gives us a wide range of products to help us address our heavy mining customers’ wear problems. We’re not locked in to one product, but can work with JADCO to supply the customer with the best solution to their wear issues. The support we have gotten from JADCO as we begin bringing opportunities to them has been great!” – Dave DeSmit, Industrial Group Manager

About Champion Charter

Champion Charter specializes in providing intelligent solutions for mining, power, and industry. They seek to provide their customers with quality products and services through the expertise they have gathered from 65 years in the business. They have recently started developing strategic partnerships with manufacturers, such as JADCO, to help them grow their business into new mining areas. The company has multiple locations and is based in Iron Mountain, Michigan.


JADCO, Inc. manufactures proprietary wear plate under the QT Plus® and CHROMELD 600™ brands to solve impact and abrasion resistance challenges in a wide range of industries, including OEM, mining, steel production, aggregates, cement, chemicals, coal, dredging, materials handling, power generation, pulp & paper, and recycling. JADCO was established 30 years ago and is headquartered in Zelienople, PA, near Pittsburgh.

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