CAID History & Background
CAID Industries, Inc. became an Arizona corporation in 1947. CAID was originally incorporated under the name T.A. Caid & Sons, Inc. and operated as such until April 1991 when CAID changed its name to T.A. Caid Industries, Inc. In 2007, changed its name to CAID Industries, Inc.
CAID is a closely held corporation, owned and operated by its key employees, led by Robert Assenmacher, President. CAID is an ESOP Company headquartered in Tucson, AZ, with branch divisions located in Logan, UT, and Calama, Chile.
CAID solves and delivers products and services for the complex challenges and requirements of our customers by using our vertical integration offering of services (Engineering, Design, Automation, Technology, Manufacturing, Precision Machining, Integration and Maintenance Services). The staff includes in-house registered engineers, project managers and design detailers that oversee all projects. CAID has managed the design, detailing, fabrication, and installation of projects in excess of $15 million.
CAID has wholly owned subsidiary located in Chile, which engage in the manufacture and maintenance of technologies, equipment and spare parts for the mining industry.
CAID was issued a certification designating that all requirements of ISO 9001 have been fulfilled in establishing and applying a quality system for production of cathode assemblies for the mining industry and other manufactured products. CAID has seven patents related to this technology registered in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Chile. In addition, CAID holds ASME Code stamps for shop and field welding of tanks, pressure vessels, piping, and boilers as well as AISC and UL508A certifications. We have five contracting licenses: general engineering contracting, structural steel erection, tank fabrication, ventilation work, and sheet metal work.
CAID employs approximately 300 full time employees. One employee is covered by a collective bargaining agreement with the Sheet Metal Workers International Association.
Located in Tucson, Arizona, CAID’s facilities include 25 acres of fenced-in yard and over 255,000 square feet of office and production facilities. Since 1947 CAID has forged a leadership role in the metal fabrication industry in the Southwest. Today, our company’s experience and reputation reach as far as Europe, South America and beyond.
Our five contracting licenses – general engineering contracting, structural steel erection, tank fabrication, ventilation work and sheet metal work – enable us to keep large, complex projects in-house. We also hold three ASME Code stamps for shop and field welding of tanks, piping and boilers.
At CAID our team includes: in-house engineers, technicians, design detailers, programmers, project managers, certified welders, metal fabricators, painters, machinists, support personnel, and many others.
CAID as a Business Leader
CAID believes that supporting and promoting regional industries, businesses, higher education, and local commerce is a key element to insure a strong economic future for our community. CAID takes an active interest in many different organizations to promote these ideals. Over the years there have been too many to mention them all, both local and regional projects, from the Portland Cement company plant expansion, to the Rosemont Mine.
Here is a very brief list of some of the organizations that CAID has had involvement with in the last few years.
CAID in the community
Supporting our communities has been a CAID priority since the company was founded in 1947.Our leadership has supported numerous capital projects for the Habitat for Humanity, The University of Arizona Medical Center, St. Mary’s Hospital, the YMCA & several local Churches.
We encourage employee involvement in our local Schools, Churches, Charitable Events & youth activities. Our direct contributions and in- kind donations help over 60 charities annually. This is in addition to the establishment of 2 Philanthropic Funds through the United Way of Tucson that are fully funded annually. These funds are used to respond to the communities’ greatest needs with little notice in good times and bad.
Tucson Festival of books – If you would like to be a part of this community effort promoting literacy in Tucson.
Proceeds from book sales will go to support Habitat for Humanity Tucson.