Jessica Ferlaino

Manufacturing in Focus

Carrying the Load since 1995

BWise Manufacturing

BWise Manufacturing builds quality trailers under the Bri-Mar and BWise brands. Thanks to a dealer network in thirty-six states, its market is vast and growing. ~ The BWise story began in 1995 under the Bri-Mar name, when Brian Wise and Marcus Blank set out as a two-man operation. It was listed as one of the top one hundred fastest-growing new...

Manufacturing in FocusSetting the Standard for CustomizationSummit Truck Bodies

Manufacturing in Focus

Setting the Standard for Customization

Summit Truck Bodies

Summit Truck Bodies has a tradition of design and manufacturing excellence. The company, a division of Transwest, is an amalgam of several companies that have operated out of Wathena, Kansas since 2007. From a 132,000-square-foot facility strategically located near the geographic center of the continent, it can reach customers across the United States and Canada, as well as in South and Central America and the Caribbean.

Manufacturing in FocusLeaving its Mark on the IndustryEngage Technologies

Manufacturing in Focus

Leaving its Mark on the Industry

Engage Technologies

Engage Technologies Corporation has distinguished itself as a leading manufacturer of printing and packaging solutions. Through its offerings, which encompass ink to packaging systems, it supports customers large and small in the food and beverage, electronics, medical, pharmaceutical, personal care, building products, consumer goods and contract packaging sectors.

Manufacturing in FocusFrom Startup to an International Market LeaderSolberg Manufacturing, Inc.

Manufacturing in Focus

From Startup to an International Market Leader

Solberg Manufacturing, Inc.

Having grown from a startup in the family garage to an international market leader in filtration, separation, and silencing, award-winning Solberg Manufacturing, Inc. is celebrating fifty years as a trusted partner to its customers, colleagues, and suppliers. Its inventive filtration solutions play a role in operations around the globe. For Solberg, the filter is no longer an afterthought; the filter completes the system, protecting equipment while also reducing air, noise, and other forms of pollution.

Manufacturing in FocusBuilding Relationships

Manufacturing in Focus

Building Relationships

Trucks can go nearly everywhere and represent the most efficient and effective way to move goods. In 2015, the trucking industry accounted for over $726 billion in revenue and represented six percent of employment in the United States, carrying over eighty percent of inland freight volume, on average…

Manufacturing in FocusEmpowered Solar SolutionsPowerFilm

Manufacturing in Focus

Empowered Solar Solutions


After thirty years, PowerFilm Inc. continues to shine brightly. As domestic solar companies in the United States have fallen by the wayside, this custom manufacturer of flexible thin film photovoltaic (PV) panels and systems has remained innovative and driven, bringing its customers custom designs and a collaborative approach.

Manufacturing in FocusAny Aircraft, Any MissionLifePort

Manufacturing in Focus

Any Aircraft, Any Mission


Challenging environments call for complex tools and equipment, especially when dealing with mission-critical applications. LifePort, together with its subsidiary Enflite, designs, manufactures and certifies market-leading interior solutions for civil and military fixed and rotor wing aircraft and has become a leader in the aerospace industry.

Manufacturing in FocusStrength and SustainabilityChristy Metals

Manufacturing in Focus

Strength and Sustainability

Christy Metals

When it comes to the distribution of metals of the highest quality, Christy Metals is the premier supplier. Offering the foremost in quality and exceptional service, and over four decades of industry experience, it is the trusted supplier partner of customers in many sectors, shipping worldwide to ensure its customers everywhere have access to the best materials when they need them the most.

Manufacturing in FocusStrategy and Innovation under a New NameAlpha Precision Group

Manufacturing in Focus

Strategy and Innovation under a New Name

Alpha Precision Group

Alpha Precision Group (APG) serves automotive, recreational vehicle, outdoor power equipment and small engine market sectors around the globe, providing Sintered Metal and Metal Injection Molded (MIM) components as well as sub-assemblies to a marquis list of customers. APG is headquarter in St. Marys, Pennsylvania, with manufacturing facilities in Ridgway, Wilcox, and St. Marys, Pennsylvania, Brunswick, Ohio and a joint venture in China.


Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Read Our Current Issue


Innovation, All Wrapped Up

August 2023

Smart, Solid, Sustainable

July 2023

Manufacturing Wellness

June 2023

More Past Editions

Featured Articles