Keep Rolling With Ohio Valley Manufacturing

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There’s reinventing the wheel – often an unnecessary task – and then there’s putting your time and energy into manufacturing done right. This is the guiding principle behind all of Ohio Valley’s operations, especially our wheel blank manufacturing service. Automotive manufacturing continues to lead the way for the continued growth of American and North American […]

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Safety First at OVM

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At Ohio Valley Manufacturing safety is one of our primary concerns. Anything less than completely accident-free is unacceptable to us. To accomplish this we have an extensive safety training program in place in order to protect all of our employees. One area in which safety training is especially important is in our  heavy-gauge stamping process. […]

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Framing the Issue

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Our regular readers certainly know the close ties between Ohio Valley Manufacturing and the automotive industry. One of our greatest assets as a heavy gauge blanking and stamping specialist is our ability to manufacture frame rails for heavy trucks and other types of vehicles. As the framework for the chassis upon which these trucks are […]

Three Key Concepts: A Look at AMT’s Manufacturing Mandate

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The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) recently unveiled a major new directive in continuing the resurgence of manufacturing in the United States. Titled The Manufacturing Mandate, it is a sweeping plan outlining just which areas of economic and industrial development are required to allow manufacturing and, by extension, the U.S. economy, to achieve their full […]

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Working at Ohio Valley Manufacturing

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Some of our past blogs have probably given you an idea of “a day in the life” as part of the Ohio Valley Manufacturing family. Today’s entry is taking that idea one step further as we put out a call for someone to join the team. We’re seeking an external sales representative who will be […]

It’s All About Family At Ohio Valley Manufacturing

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With the holiday season in full swing, family is on most everyone’s minds. That’s certainly true for us here at Ohio Valley Manufacturing, but then again as a family business, it tends to be the case year-round. One of our highlights of 2012 was the Mansfield News Journal’s coverage of the company. Brothers Jeff, John, […]

Survey Says….!

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Over the weekend, the 1999 movie “Office Space” re-aired on cable.  If you haven’t seen it, the movie  satirizes work life in a typical corporate setting. One of the best points that the movie makes is about corporate mission statements: how many make no sense, and seem made up by consultants to include a string […]

Continuous Improvement at OVM

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In several previous blogs, we talked about how important quality management is at Ohio Valley Manufacturing. We are proud of our quality assurance team and their efforts to ensure that we live up to our ISO 9001:2008 certification. But the work doesn’t stop there — not only does the quality team guarantee that we achieve […]

Robotics: Built to Work

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Americans young and old have grown up with some idea about what robots are and what they can do. Many older Americans may remember “Hal” from “2001: A Space Odyssey” or the “Robot” from the classic TV show “Lost in Space”. Younger generations have fallen in love with the more sleek and loveable “Wall E” […]