I worked at Lanco full-time (More than a year)
Lanco has a strong team atmosphere. From the designers to the assembly floor, everyone is always willing to help. Since most projects are one-offs, there is always something new involved which keeps the work interesting.
It is a boom/bust cycle. The concepting group gets slammed, followed by a lot of orders which hammers the design engineers, which then slams the assembly floor. These pockets of industry purchasing are just part of the job and requires flexibility - sometimes meaning that you work completely outside of your department for a while.
I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Lanco (Hauppauge, NY) in August 2014.
Very quick, almost effortless. Had a few math questions. Waited a while and spoke to a manager who originally interviewed me and then brought in the CEO (which is no longer the CEO, needless to say) he came off very sarcastic.
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