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Weldrite Manufacturing, San Diego based and world class leader in custom sheet metal fabrication, was invited to attend the National Safety Council 2010 Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, October 4-6. While gaining valuable knowledge for workplace safety processes and procedures, Weldrite representatives, Jeff Glover and Dave Miller also built partnerships with other industry professionals, [...]
Navy Gold Coast 2010 provided no shortage of opportunities for new business development with record-breaking attendance and more than 200 exhibitors descending on the San Diego Convention Center for the two-day conference. Jeff Glover, director of sales & marketing for ROC Industries Inc. (ROC), an Escondido-based manufacturer, attended the event promoting their newly purchased…
The ongoing economic conditions in the US manufacturing marketplace have become increasingly tougher and tighter to operate in. Furthermore, manufacturers doing business within the defense community are challenged with even greater hurdles as bidding opportunities are reducing and quality requirements are increasing.
One common theme in successful organizations is that those that have challenged their company’s [...]
Lean processes not only support quality but the reality is that lean manufacturing cannot function successfully without a strong quality culture and organizational commitment to quality improvement. San Diego Sheet Metal Fabricator, Weldrite Manufacturing, has implemented an operational model that leverages lean practices to optimize, quality and velocity, as well as safety and cost.
Weldrite’s Lean [...]
Many small to midsize manufacturers have struggled to embrace lean manufacturing because their product mix is high and their volumes are comparatively low. This is especially true in contract metal fabrication applications, where every job is usually different. Because lean was developed in mass production manufacturing environments, some tweaks are required to repurpose lean principals [...]
In today’s global business climate, things are more competitive than ever. Despite signs of economic recovery, many industries remain in a surplus capacity scenario. Thus, contracts are harder to win, and price sensitivity is high. In this climate, truly, companies are not just competing on a business-to-business basis, but rather they are competing supply chain-to-supply [...]
Large manufacturing organizations have been achieving productivity improvements for decades using what are commonly know as lean manufacturing techniques. Much less publicized, however, is the extent to which small and medium size firms can deploy lean techniques to optimize their operations.
As a medium sized contract metal fabrication services provider located in San Diego County, California, [...]
Manufacturing – San Diego Business Journal
ROC Industries Inc. has promoted Richard Holmes III to operations manager of its Escondido-based company. In his new role, Holmes will…
Navy Gold Coast – ROC Industries is proud to be a sponsor at the 2010 Navy Gold Coast small business opportunity conference, held in San Diego CA, August 16th-18th. The San Diego Chapter of NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association) and Navy Co-Hosts Head Quarters Marine Corps (Installations and Logistics), Marine Corps Systems Command and the Office [...]
Manufacturer Relocates to Much Larger Headquarters
Weldrite Mfg., a 50-employee custom metal fabrication company, has moved into new headquarters that double the size of its former space. Located along Aldergrove Avenue near the Research & Technology Center, the facility houses the company’s precision metal fabrication and fire suppression system operations. Previously, Weldrite was located on Progress [...]