Month: May 2014

  • Where are they now?

    May 13, 2014

    Efficiency and expansion have been the watchwords for Manufacturing Methods in the past few years. Named a CEA winner in manufacturing and distribution category, the Leland machine shop has grown, relocated to larger, custom-built facility and instituted lean manufacturing practices. “The company workforce expanded from 10 in 2011 to about 25 now”, said owner and CEO, Pete Peterson. “The main reason we’ve needed to hire new employees is that we’ve expanded our fabrication capabilities; buying equipment that allows us to bring previously outsourced fabrication services inside,” Peterson said. Manufacturing Methods has gained several new customers in the past year. In…