Month: April 2011

  • And the winner is…Manufacturing Methods

    April 29, 2011

    Rewind to December 2006 and the story of Manufacturing Methods seems like a long shot at best. Co-owners, Pete Peterson and Matt Gunning had just been laid off and the company the two dreamed of was forced to open considerably earlier. The original vision for the company intended to provide training for machinists at large companies. When the company first launched, they had an operating account with just $150 in it. Later that first year, both men received tax returns of about $4,000 that they immediately put into the company. “The first year we were in business we each made…