Month: July 2013

  • Entrepreneurs – Streamlining and getting lean

    July 13, 2013

    Manufacturing Methods, founded in 2006 by Pete Peterson and Matt Gunning started out as a tool and die and mold maker, turning out parts for local customers. The business grew. By 2011, Manufacturing Methods was designing, manufacturing and assembling components for customers in the power, communications, medical/dental, marine and industrial automation industries. It was filling orders from customers in many states. “After the first couple of years, we realized our potential and expanded our mindset,” Peterson said. By being open to new ideas and seizing opportunities, Manufacturing Methods maintained healthy growth, grew to occupy three buildings and netted $4M in…