New Plant More Than Doubles Capacity for MFG de México

Grand Opening Marks Milestone of Major Expansion

MFG de México, located in Apodaca near the city of Monterrey, completed a major expansion in 2015. A ribbon cutting and open house showcased the new facility to customers and the community. 

The expansion includes a new building (Plant 2) that more than 

MFG Honors 23 at Supplier Recognition Day

Owens Corning was honored as the 2015 Supplier of the Year at MFG’s 20th Supplier Recognition Day. The selection was based on dependable service, excellent technical assistance and competitive pricing across many product lines.

Dan Plona, MFG SVP Purchasing remarked “Owens Corning’s corporate sales representative Lee Staelgraeve excels at managing the business relationship and balancing MFG’s needs with OC’s objectives. We are very grateful for the contribution of all 2...

Tribute Event Celebrates GM Supplier Award and Corvette Legacy

Teammates, industry representatives, and the community gathered at MFG Composite Systems Company in June to celebrate the company’s selection as General Motors’ Supplier of the Year for Structural Plastic Body Parts.

MFG supplied Corvette parts for the inaugural model and played an instrumental role in the adoption of fiberglass for the body parts. The 2014 model that was the basis of the Supplier of the Year Award included many structural parts produced by MFG.

The highlight...

New Bridge Crane Adds Efficiency to Moving Wind Blades

MFG South Dakota recently acquired a new rolling bridge crane capable of maneuvering wind blades exceeding 63 meters in length. The new Combilift is a combination forklift and side-loader with the flexibility to be driven or operated in the cab or via remote control. The lift elevates to 31.5 feet and the blade load can be side shifted front or rear to enhance trailer loading.

The new Combilift provides improved ease and safety loading blades for shipment, moving blades around the...

Standing for Excellence

MFG Texas received the PACCAR, Inc. 10 PPM Quality Award for 2015. This is the fourth time that PACCAR has recognized MFG Texas for consistent delivery of parts and components that meet or exceed PACCAR’s PPM quality performance...

Teammate Applause

Wib Waterman, Shift Supervisor

Wib recently completed a 5-month certificate program in supervisory skills through the Business and Manufacturing...

In The Community

MFG Gifts $10,000 for Cancer Care

The MFG Foundation contributed $10,000 toward construction of exam and treatment rooms, infusion pumps and other needed cancer treatment equipment as part of an ongoing campaign at Ashtabula County Medical Center’s Oncology/Infusion services building.

Richard Morrison, CEO of MFG said the availability of cancer treatment locally is very important to Ashtabula County. “Cancer does not pick and choose. It can affect anyone at...

Good Health: MFG de México Goes Pink for Cancer Prevention

As part of MFG’s commitment to teammate health, MFG de México supported the national Breast Cancer Awareness week with an internal campaign promoting education and prevention.

The campaign objective was to raise awareness of risks and preventative options for lady teammates and their families. Breast cancer is the second highest cause of death for women 30-54 in Mexico.

Throughout the month teammates were given the opportunity to schedule a medical check-up and cancer...

Good Health: Fitness Trail for Catawba River Greenway Donated by MFG NC

The City Council of Morganton and MFG North Carolina management team recently dedicated a new fitness trail featuring seven exercise stations on the Catawba River Greenway. The $15,000 fitness trail was funded by MFG North Carolina and installed by the City’s Parks and Recreation Department.

“The exercise stations are an example of MFG’s commitment to the health and wellbeing of our teammates and the Morganton community,” said Joe Wilk, SVP for...

Milestones: 45-Year Club

William (Bill) Stewart was honored for 45 years of service at MFG Tray’s 2016 Emblem Club annual dinner. Bill is currently the warehouse attendant but has held a variety of positions during his tenurewith the company.

Wes Shamp currently general manager at MFG Texas, began his career with MFG right out of high school and has served many entities in many roles. He is recipient of MFG’s Pioneer Award (2011) for leadership forging new frontiers for...

In the Marketplace

MFG Texas participated in the Gainesville Manufacturing Day, part of the national campaign to educate high school students about manufacturing careers, the skills required, and the importance of manufacturing to the economy. Manufacturing accounts for 26% of jobs in...