Case Studies

Manufacturing Case Studies

See firsthand examples of how WMEP’s consulting has helped organizations throughout Wisconsin.

Dairyland Electrical Industries uses TPI to Enhance Multiple Productivity Initiatives

Growth & Strategy, TPI (Transformational Productivity Initiative)

A period of rapid organic growth had leaders at Dairyland Electrical Industries, Inc (Dairyland) searching for ways for the company to operate more effectively. A manufacturer of solid-state safety grounding products, Dairyland’s boost in business has stemmed from filling an…

Fiberglass Solutions Uses PRA™ to Help Understand Business Drivers as They Position For Growth

Growth & Strategy, TPI (Transformational Productivity Initiative)

COMPANY PROFILE: Fiberglass Solutions is a small, private manufacturer located in Green Bay. Established in 1974, Fiberglass Solutions produces and services custom fiberglass reinforced plastic products used in two major market segments. Throughout its history, the company has focused on developing…

Heiden Inc. uses a Profit Risk Assessment (PRA™) to find an array of solutions.

Automation & Technology, Exportech™, Growth & Strategy, Operational Excellence, Recent Programs, TPI (Transformational Productivity Initiative)

COMPANY PROFILE: Heiden Inc. is a privately held custom manufacturer founded by F. “Chet” Heiden in 1958. The company is currently owned by Matt Jacobson, who joined Heiden in 1998 and bought the business from his father in 2007. Heiden has…

A Custom Combination of Strategies Meets Skana Aluminum’s Unique Needs

Growth & Strategy, TPI (Transformational Productivity Initiative)

From Left to Right: Kris Raeder – CFO, Steve Gallimore – Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Tom Testwuide – President, Chairman & CEO, Dave Hauser – Vice President / COO COMPANY PROFILE: Founded in 2010, Skana Aluminum Co. produces rolled aluminum…

Gondola Train Has a Formal Plan to Tap Foreign Markets

Exportech™, Growth & Strategy

COMPANY PROFILE: Pat Walsh, Owner and Chief Financial Officer Gondola Train’s roots date to 1913, starting as a general store before morphing into an Ace Hardware location. As part of being an Ace Hardware dealer, it was recommended that the…

ATACO Steel Products Corp. Strategic Approach Grows Sales

Growth & Strategy

COMPANY PROFILE: Founded in 1946, ATACO Steel Products Corp. produces custom metal products using stamping, laser cutting, welding and related techniques for the lawn and garden, motorcycle, off-highway and related markets. ATACO’s expertise is deep draws, unusual shapes, and close tolerance…

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