MFG Texas Restructures with Focus on Low Pressure Molding Processes

Facility renovation includes new process technology and in-house tooling center

Keeping pace with market opportunities and new technologies, MFG Texas underwent a significant restructuring and facility upgrade in 2016. In late 2015 the company embarked on a program to position the entity as a premier supplier of high quality, low-pressure molding. This change involved significant investment in reorganization, teammate training and capital equipment. Now complete, this new capability fills a gap between MFG’s compression molding facilities that serve higher volume customers and open molding facilities that produce oversized and unusually shaped products, short runs and prototypes. 

According to Executive Vice...


Andy Juhola Promoted to SVP

Andy Juhola was recently promoted to senior vice president of Human Resources.

“Andy joined us in 1989 and through his energy and dedication has become a valued and respected contributor to MFG’s senior management team”, reports Richard Morrison, President/CEO.

A life-long resident of Ashtabula, Andy graduated from Ashtabula Harbor High School. He received a Bachelor’s degree from John Carroll University where he excelled...


Chromaflo Receives MFG Supplier of the Year Award

This year Chromaflo was selected as the Supplier of the Year at MFG’s annual Supplier Recognition Day. At the end of every fiscal year the MFG management team reviews supplier performance and selects one company for the honor based on dependable service, technical support and competitive pricing.

“I have done business with Chromaflo (Plasticolors) for more than 40 years and what always stands out is their excellent service”...


Perry Bennett Honored by ACMA

MFG’s health, safety and environmental director, Perry Bennett was selected as 2016 Outstanding Volunteer by the American Composites Manufacturing Association. He was cited for being an invaluable member of the ACMA Government Affairs Committee since 1995. Among his contributions was achieving a workable Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) standard for the industry. He is a frequent presenter of educational seminars at ACMA...


Milestones

500,000th Hood Shipment

In July MFG North Carolina celebrated shipment of a half million Class 6/7 hoods to a major truck manufacturer. This program launched in 2001 and has been a best seller for the customer.

A plant-wide celebration commemorated the accomplishment including a new truck on display for teammates to see the hood installed on a working...


Teammate Applause

Christine Ericksen 

Promoted to MFG Research laboratory director where she will be working with all MFG entities. Chris started with MFG in 2005 as an analytical chemist. In 2011 she transitioned to the position of materials scientist where she was instrumental in the development of several novel materials for the C...


MFG Tray Brings New Press Online

A new 600-ton press was recently added at MFG Tray Company. Steady sales growth during the last four years prompted the need for increased production capacity. The new “Press 27” was installed in May and is now...


In the Marketplace

MFG CP Concrete Forms Used for Duke University Pedestrian Bridge

MFG Construction Products supplied composite forms used to fabricate the new West Campus pedestrian bridge at Duke University.

According to Jim Williams, MFG CP special projects manager, it was rewarding to play a part in such a prestigious architectural project. The bridge design features a series of domes – some housing lighting fixtures. The architect’s...


Teammate Focus

Felix Holloway - NX Designer

Felix joined the MFG Design Center in March of 2015. After graduating from Oregon State University, Felix pursued a post-graduate degree in Computer Information Systems.

His responsibilities at MFG involve design and manufacturing support for all the entities, and he is mastering Siemens NX, the high-end CAD software used by many MFG customers.

According to Design Center Director John...