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MFCS Metform Selected as One of the 2016 Best Plants

MacLean-Fogg announces IndustryWeek’s selection of the MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions’ Metform division, Savanna, IL, as one of the Best Plants for 2016. IndustryWeek Best Plants Awards program annually recognizes North American plants that are on the leading edge of efforts to increase competitiveness, enhance customer satisfaction, and create stimulating and rewarding work environments.

 
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With about 21 items per person and 1,623 donations, the Chesterfield Township plant is the winner of the first Can for a Cause event. They will receive a prize and the traveling trophy for 1st place.

Can for a Cause

MacLean-Fogg as a whole was able to donate 14,426 items to local food pantries and every participating plant surpassed their goal of 1 item per person! This exceeds all expectations for the first company food drive and leaves an enormous impact on our communities. Thank you again to all who participated!​

 
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MacLean-Fogg Announces Opening of MacLean Curtis Mooresville Plant

MacLean-Fogg Company announces the Grand Opening on November 3, 2016 of the MacLean Curtis Mooresville, North Carolina plant, exactly two years to the day from when MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions, a division of MacLean-Fogg, closed on the purchase of the Automotive Division of Curtis Screw Company LLC.

 
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Mundelein Quoting Process Improvement

MFCS has been steadily gaining new business over the years, naturally causing a significant increase in quote requests to process. As a company, we have realized that the quotation process we currently have in play today will not keep up with our customers’ needs, which is at the top of our priority list. Because of a successful kaizen event, Mundelein now has a solid plan to reduce quote turnaround times by the end of the calendar year to better serve our customers' needs.

 
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The Rotational Program Takes on the Carolinas

The MacLean-Fogg Manufacturing Management Program (MMP) is a two-year rotational program that allows high potential recent college graduates to make a measurable impact early in their professional careers. Rotational Engineers work side-by-side with current MacLean-Fogg engineers on projects and assignments that will create a challenging and rewarding experience. Currently, recent graduates are working at PWK, MacLean Curtis-Cornelius, Metform, Mundelein, Royal Oak, EPC and Maynard.

 
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Saegertown Plant Achieves 100% Participation in Lean Basic Program

Saegertown began Lean Basic classes in July of 2013 and is excited to have reached 100% trained. They still have a challenge, which is, “How do we make sure that we give people the time and the resources needed to complete their deliverables?” Currently, their plant is at 58% certification rate. Their 2016 certification goal is 100%.

 
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Lockthread Solves Problems and Earns New Business

The MFCS sales team and Maynard are constantly striving to grow their business and increase the market share on their high temperature product line. In the fall of 2015, for one particular large diesel engine customer, persistence finally met opportunity.

 
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MFCS Sales Office Move

After 15 years, the MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions sales office has moved to a new location at 6001 N. Adams Road, Suite 250, Bloomfield, Hills, MI 48304. The new office building is about 3 miles south of the previous Rochester Hills, MI location. Instead of a standalone building with warehouse space that wasn’t being used to the fullest and costing more than necessary, the MFCS sales office downsized into an office building.

 
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MacLean Curtis Keeps Moving Forward

As the site for the new MacLean Curtis facility in Mooresville is being prepared and the building construction begins, the team at MacLean Curtis in Cornelius, NC is taking full advantage of the opportunity to lay out the new facility with a clean slate. Utilizing a series of kaizens as part of a 3P process, the team has identified areas in which improvements can be implemented that will greatly impact the efficiency of the new facility.

 
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Saegertown and MFCS Curtis Teamwork

Steal shamelessly is a motto that most would be embarrassed to live by, but this does not hold true in terms of MacLean-Fogg overall corporate Lean initiatives. During the annual Operational Transformation summit, all OT members were encouraged to steal and implement any and all the fantastic ideas that have been developed at sister plants and bring them back to their home facilities.

 
 
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