One of the nation's foremost manufacturers of commercial and residential gate and door operating systems, OSCO provides quality automatic openers for the fencing, parking, ornamental iron and garage door industries. Located in Casnovia, in the heart of West Michigan's fruit belt, Operator Specialty Company, Inc. (OSCO) is one of the nation's foremost manufacturers of commercial and residential gate and door operating systems. OSCO was founded in 1975 by Jerry Trupiano. After many years in sales and engineering with Vemco, a leading manufacturer in the operator industry at that time, Jerry Trupiano began his own endeavor, Operator Specialty Company. OSCO satisfies the need for quality special application operators in the fencing, parking, ornamental iron, and garage door industries. OSCO's product line has grown from specialty door and gate operators, to a full line of swing and slide door and gate operators, as well as parking barrier gates. OSCO has grown into a national and international supplier. December 19, 2003, Linear LLC added a significant dimension to its entry systems capability with the acquisition of OSCO. The Linear/OSCO line will be represented in the field by Linear's existing entry systems sales network starting a whole new era for Linear/OSCO.