Will You Join US on Oct. 7th to Celebrate Manufacturing Day?

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Have you heard about Manufacturing Day? Like other causes that have a day or month to spread their message, manufacturing also has a dedicated day. Manufacturing Day is always held on the first Friday in October—this year it is October 7th. Manufacturing Day is a nationwide celebration of modern manufacturing. It is a day for […]

Clearing the Air with Electric Trucks

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The news is full of innovations in electric vehicle technology. Most of the new technology that is reported on is about the car industry. But truck manufacturers have been working on electric vehicles that can meet the challenging requirements of cargo transportation and delivery. Working toward this goal, the world’s largest truck manufacturer has been […]

It’s Back to School Time! Ohio Valley Understands the Value of Education

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Yes, it’s that time of year again when we say goodbye to summer (unofficially) and the kids say hello to teachers and friends in their new classrooms. September is the perfect time for us to describe the apprenticeship programs in place at Ohio Valley and how this type of program benefits all involved. What exactly […]

How Automation Makes Ohio Valley a Leader

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Since the industrial revolution manufacturers have been finding ways to improve their operations. Take, for example, the assembly line. It was an innovative process to work smarter. It is the same for automation—working smarter allows a manufacturer to offer more to their customers. More automation is entering the market making it easier for companies of […]

Automation and Computerized Technology Allow Ohio Valley to be Leaders in the Industry

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The manufacturing industry has taken a beating over the last few decades. The industry of our fathers or grandfathers has changed dramatically since the 1960s when almost everything we bought was made in this country. As manufacturing began to shift overseas, the American manufacturing industry couldn’t compete. Goods produced overseas with cheaper labor and reduced […]

June is National Safety Month… But We Focus on Safety in Manufacturing and Employee Safety Training Every Month of the Year!

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Safety in the workplace is a hot topic in the news right now because June is “National Safety Month,” an annual event established in 1996 by the National Safety Council (NSC). The theme for this year’s National Safety Month is “Safe For Life” and the event is focused on “reducing leading causes of injury and […]

In Honor of Earth Day Ohio Valley Manufacturing Reveals Their Green Qualities

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Earth Day is celebrated every year but do you know all that much about it? The first Earth Day took place on April 22, 1970 and brought people together for a peaceful demonstration for environmental protection and reform. It has grown into a global environmental movement that has led to groundbreaking environmental laws and awareness. […]

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Welding: MIG Versus TIG

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Welding is a core component of metal fabrication. It is the process of joining metals using a fusion process where the base metals are melted together using a filler material to form them joint. This is a high-temperature process and can be performed by hand or through robotic welders. Two commonly used welding methods are […]

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New Technology,New Progressive Die Work With Laser Weld, And A New Year!

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As 2016 approaches, we thought we’d tell you a little bit about what’s been happening at Ohio Valley Manufacturing this past year, and what we’re planning for the New Year. Overall, 2015 has been a great year for our company, and we recently received some exciting new work involving laser weld technology. It’s highly advanced […]

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Ohio Valley Holiday Traditions Blog

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It’s hard to believe that it is holiday time already. The past year has gone by so quickly! At this time of year, we have traditions that remind us of the spirit of the season and how important it is to find some time to enjoy! Our employees know that Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without […]