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Michigan’s Manufacturing Revolution
Trenton Forging Company
Consistent, Competitive, Fast
As a premium contract manufacturer with nearly six decades under its belt, Trenton Forging Company is as authentic and dynamic a partner as any customer could wish for, providing its client partners—in every market from automotive to automation—with a wide range of forged components.
Cobra Family of Companies
From Kids’ Motocross to Military Intelligence – The Digital Transformation of a Motorbike Company
Any given summer, in places like Mount Morris, Pennsylvania and Lakewood, Colorado, you can head just outside the city limits and see races that are part speed and part acrobatics as motocross racers hurtle and soar around a complex dirt course.
Ausco Products, Inc.
If You Have Braking Needs, Ausco Has the Answer
As an off-highway brake assembly boutique for some of the world’s biggest names in original equipment manufacturing, Ausco Products, Inc.’s scope of design, fabrication capabilities, and level of design innovation remains unmatched.
Lapeer Plating & Plastics
Made-in-America Automotive Components
When asked what makes Michigan-based, Class A automotive components manufacturer Lapeer Plating & Plastics, Inc. (LP+P) unique, Human Resources Administrator Joe DuBreuil is quick to reply.
Deeply Rooted and Branching Out Worldwide
Recent years have seen skyrocketing energy costs for oil and electricity, and more demand than ever for sustainable ways to heat homes. It’s not surprising, then, that the market for firewood is growing.
Where History and Technology Meet
For over 50 years, Detroit-based Temperform has provided customers with high-quality heat, abrasion, and corrosion-resistant castings and machined components. Manufacturing no-bake sand mold steel and stainless steel castings weighing from just two pounds all the way to 5,500 pounds, award-winning Temperform is renowned for its high customer satisfaction, on-time delivery, and robust safety initiatives.
Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center
At the Forefront of Industrial Revolution
The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC) was founded around 32 years ago with the inception of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). At that time and into the mid-2000s, there was a growing apprehension regarding the loss of manufacturers and small-to-medium businesses across America. To combat this, a manufacturing extension partnership (MEP) was launched in every U.S. state and Puerto Rico, creating a network of organizations. The MMTC won the bid to become the official MEP for the state of Michigan.
Engineering Components, Technology, and Teamwork: Servicing Customer Needs Using a Global Manufacturing Network
With a manufacturing and supply chain network that spans the U.S. and India, Aerostar’s offering is simple: exemplary engineered components and customer service, and always at a highly competitive price.
Diversified Tooling Group
A Diversified Portfolio Brings 50 Years of Success
Many companies have a proud and rich past. In other cases, the company’s history is shorter but its prospects are exciting. To speak with the owners of Diversified Tooling Group is to get a peek into a company with both: a proud family history spanning three generations and a passion for their business that points to a bright future.
Making Manufacturing Cool
If one could highlight a single manufacturer in Michigan for being innovative and fresh in the way it approaches the field, it would be Atlas Technologies. As a division of Stonebridge Technical Enterprises, Atlas Technologies goes above and beyond to make careers in manufacturing the envy of many in the trades and in other fields. Moreover, the Michigan-based company has achieved double-digit annual growth in the wake of tremendous transformation over the past three years.
From Metal Rings to Custom Manufacturing
In 1898, Charles Grotnes (pronounced ‘Grote-ness’) founded an eponymous machine works in Chicago to provide services and products for a very specific industry. He “started a business to produce metal rings which held the staves of a barrel together,” Vice President, Jim Zielinski tells us.
Aluminum Blanking Company
A Manufacturing Legacy in the Making
At Aluminum Blanking Company, a Michigan-based toll processor of aluminum, stainless steel, and surface-sensitive materials, the team strives to be a cut above the rest in all that it does—which is a lot.
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