LEAN manufacturing can transform your company

October 15th, 2018

The journey to LEAN manufacturing started back in 2005 for Ehmke Manufacturing Co. Inc., and Ehmke CEO Bob Rosania says it transformed the company more significantly than he ever imagined. LEAN is a systematic approach to identifying and eliminating waste through continuous improvements in systems and processes. The LEAN model started in Japan with Toyota […]

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Go with the flow: Relocating a business opens the door to efficient shop layouts

September 1st, 2017

After 85 years in a historical, four-story building, Ohio Awning & Manufacturing Co. moved to a newer, one-story building. The Cleveland-based company took advantage of the relocation to design its new floor layout with workflow in mind. The move also allowed Ohio Awning to invest in a cutting machine, which it didn’t have space for […]

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