The Trucking Industry Invests in New Fleets

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Trucking operators are expecting a busy year and truck manufacturers are responding to the increase in demand. According to The Journal of Commerce, trucking executives are planning to invest in new truck models this year. This increased investment is tied to the improving economy as executives are placing orders on new trucks to either replace […]

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Ohio Continues to See Growth in the Manufacturing Sector

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We recently came across an article talking about the continued steady growth of Ohio’s manufacturing sector and we’re excited to end the year on a positive note. Since Gov. John Kasich took office and implemented new policies to help the sector. National efforts of reshoring, STEM education, and manufacturing hubs have also helped to grow […]

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The Future of Autonomous Driving Trucks

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At Ohio Valley Manufacturing we’re always keeping a close eye on the trucking trends and recently the Mercedes-Benz autonomous concept truck caught our attention. The company unveiled its “Future Truck 2025” that Mercedes hopes to have ready for commercial use within the next decade. The truck uses an automated “Highway Pilot” system that allows the […]

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The Lightweighting Trend Continues in the Auto Industry

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Last year we posted a blog about the trend of lightweighting in vehicle manufacturing and now it seems lightweighting is being adopted by more automakers as the government’s goal of increased fuel efficiency draws closer. According to a recent article, the government wants do double the average fuel economy to 45 mpg by 2025 and […]

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Ohio Valley Manufacturing’s Plant Assist Services

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As a large capacity production facility we are able provide clients with plant assist services and temporarily provide production of high and low volume jobs. We have been able to do this for several of our clients who experience an unexpected interruption in service, whether a customer’s press breaks down or they have an influx […]

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Learn about our Tool Die Design and Manufacturing Services

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At Ohio Valley Manufacturing we offer an array of services, including our tool die design and manufacturing services. What started out as a smaller side of a business in 1999 doing maintenance to tools and we have continued to grow so much that we had to expand our tool room capabilities in 2005. Now we […]

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Fuel Efficiency in the Trucking Industry

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At Ohio Valley Manufacturing we’ve been paying close attention to the trucking industry and there are several new announcements, including the president calling for fuel efficiency improvements. Obama has ordered the EPA to draft new regulations by March 2015 and implemented a year later. The goal of the new fuel standards is to limit greenhouse […]

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Finding the Right Fuel to Power American Industry

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At Ohio Valley, like many businesses, we like to keep tabs on the issues that affect our industry interests.  One issue in particular affects an interesting cross-section of industries that we’re involved in, and so we’d like to address it here: the ethanol debate. A concern for both the farming and transportation industries, the ethanol […]