Leading North America’s Securement Sector

The global market is fraught with barriers to economic success. Cheap labour overseas can make manufacturing a difficult endeavour. Tie-down strap producer Erickson Manufacturing has struggled due to imports from China but found a way to embrace the situation and thrive. We spoke with President Brent Erickson and Marketing Director Tyler Daly about the current state of the industry and what projections there are for its future.

Erickson Manufacturing

Finishes as Polished as its Reputation

Every day, we’re surrounded by the world of injection molding and die cutting. In the auto industry alone, everything from the door panels to the dash, hood, fenders and doors are either produced in an injection mold, or stamped on a die…

D.W. Sales & Keldon Company

Comfort and Support, Made in the USA

Core Products International is a manufacturer of orthopedic supports, pillows, and soft braces for consumers who are looking to make their lives more comfortable and is proud to be to be a USA based manufacturer.

Core Products International

The One-Stop Manufacturing Source

What happens when three companies come together in the world of manufacturing for industries like aerospace, heavy truck, construction, and agriculture? Why, a virtual one-stop source for business.

M2M Group

Automation and Innovation for the Tube and Pipe Industry

For more than 20 years, Proto-1 has provided innovative tube and pipe manufacturing solutions for a variety of industries. Based in Winneconne, Wisconsin, Proto-1 delivers custom tube end forming and deburring machines made in the United States.

Proto-1 Manufacturing

From Aviation to Outer Space

MW Industries Inc. (MWI) creates high-quality springs, fasteners, and precision metal components the width of a human hair all the way up to massive coiled springs made from wire over two inches in diameter and three feet long used in Humvees for the United States Armed Forces. From aerospace to agriculture, construction, consumer products, medical and military applications, all products are made in America.

MW Industries

Committed to Quality, Committed to Customers

Duggan Manufacturing is a producer of custom parts for many varied industries operating out of Shelby Township, Michigan. Over nearly two decades the company has developed the necessary expertise to help customers take a project from its earliest design into the prototype phase, and deliver a product that meets the highest quality standards.

Duggan Manufacturing

NVH Problem? It’s Covered

Sonus Engineered Solutions is an NVH specialist and trusted Tier One supplier for customers like the ‘Big Three’ automotive companies – General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler. Its noise reduction products are designed, manufactured and tested in-house to meet the needs of the market.

Sonus Engineered Solutions

Changing the Face of Biopharmaceutical Cleanroom Infrastructures

G-CON Manufacturing Inc. is an accelerating business dedicated to providing prefabricated turnkey cleanroom systems. The unique, mobile cleanroom units, called PODs, are built in its College Station, Texas-based factory and then shipped and installed at the customer’s facility, wherever in the world they may be.

G-CON Manufacturing

System Integrator Remains on the Growth Path

The focus at Autotec Engineering of Toledo, Ohio remains the same since Business in Focus profiled the firm in June, 2017. The main change since last year has been the company’s rapid expansion – Autotec is set to double its workspace this spring. The firm remains committed to an ambitious growth plan in terms of personnel, workload and markets.

Autotec Engineering

The Plastic Problem

Millions of tons of plastic are carelessly discarded annually, destined for landfills or leaked into the environment. Eight million tons of this plastic finds its way into the oceans each year. At this rate there will be more plastic in the ocean (by weight) than fish by 2050, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation reports.

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