Feasibility Study & HACCP Plan Helps Apple Orchard Branch Out and Grow

Lyndsey ParkerArticles, Client Successes, Feasibility Studies

ABOUT GARDENER’S ORCHARD & BAKERY.  The Gradinariu family immigrated to the United States from Romania in 1990, moved to Missouri in 2004, and purchased Gardener’s Orchard in 2013.  Since then, the family has added a host of new products and services while successfully growing the business.  Their successful business additions include:  a bake from scratch bakery, berry growing, selling locally … Read More

Missouri Company’s Infectious Smiles are Seeds of Happiness Sown Across the Planet.

Lyndsey ParkerArticles, Client Successes

ABOUT SEED OF HAPPINESS.  Seeds of Happiness has been committed to creating smiles, literally, since 2006.  The Kirkwood, Missouri company manufacturers unique, smiling faced figurines they call “seeds”, meant to be shared by people with anyone they know who could use a smile – and it’s all done by hand with tender loving care.  What started out as leftover lumps … Read More

Timely ISO 9001-2015 Implementation has Craftsmen Industries Punching Above it’s Fighting Weight

Lyndsey ParkerArticles, Client Successes, ISO

ABOUT CRAFTSMEN INDUSTRIES.  Craftsmen Industries, Inc. is a market leader in design, engineering and production for Marketing Vehicles, Large Format Printing, Industrial Fabrication Services, Medical Trailers and Medical Vehicles.  Located in St. Louis, Missouri, the company’s 127,000 sq. ft. facility is home to almost 200 employees dedicated to providing the highest quality, design and consistency to its customers.  Craftsmen specializes … Read More

Ozarks Shavings Co.

Lyndsey ParkerArticles, Client Successes

www.ozarkshavings.com Em”bark”ing on a New Product Journey Finding the diamond in the rough and thinking outside the “bark” certainly rings true for this small nimble manufacturer based in Licking, Mo. Even as the world faced a health pandemic and economic disruption, Ozark Shavings found a way to leverage wood waste to grow and create jobs for folks in the community. … Read More

Holtec Gas Systems, LLC

Lyndsey ParkerArticles, Client Successes, Continuous Improvement

www.holtecllc.com ISO – Positioning a Company Towards Global Competitiveness We know obtaining ISO registration is no easy feat. In fact, it often requires the involvement of multiple people within the company over multiple months. We want to take a moment to recognize the hard work put forth by a St. Louis company who took its ISO journey and turned it … Read More

Meramec Instrument Transformer

Lyndsey ParkerArticles, Client Successes, Continuous Improvement

www.meramecusa.com Transforming into Hot Commodity Meramec Instrument Transformer produces the highest quality instrument current transformers for the high-and-medium-voltage circuit breaker, power transformer, and power generation markets. The company has gained recognition in the electrical and manufacturing industry, in addition to earning state and national recognition for its work and upstanding business practices. Meramec Instrument Success Story Founded in 1969 in … Read More

LSC Communications

Lyndsey ParkerArticles, Client Successes, Continuous Improvement

www.lsccom.com Using Lean to Gain a Competitive Edge LSC Communications is a global supplier of innovative technologies to enhance digital and print communications. LSC Communications itself is a $3 billion-dollar company focused on providing printing, fulfillment and supply chain solutions for publishers, merchandisers and retailers. Their Union Missouri location is a leading manufacturer of index cards manila file folders, hanging file folders … Read More

Unitherm Furnace

Lyndsey ParkerArticles, Business Growth, Client Successes

www.unithermfurnace.comMarketing Tool Heat Up Sales Headquartered in Wentzville, MO, Unitherm Furnace is an ISO 9001 and ISO/IEC 17025 accredited manufacturer of custom thermal processing equipment, including industrial furnaces, ovens, kilns, crucibles and more.  They design and build custom solutions for almost any type of heat treating process. They also rebuild, retrofit, modify and upgrade existing equipment, which enables customers to … Read More

Foster Manufacturing Company

Lyndsey ParkerArticles, Client Successes, Continuous Improvement

https://www.zsi-foster.com/ ISO-Values, Values and Victory Foster Manufacturing Company of Springfield, Missouri manufactures quick connect pneumatic couplings and a variety of other products for compressed air, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment.  With over 70 years of experience, the company’s ZSI-Foster product line has earned them a reputation for quality, and they’re known for their ability to respond to industry needs with new … Read More

FormPak, Inc.

Lyndsey ParkerArticles, Client Successes, Continuous Improvement

Bootcamp Basics www.formpakinc.com In 1968, several engineers started a company to provide outsourced equipment, formulations (Form) and packaging (Pak), thus creating the name FormPak for their company. They quickly evolved into one of the strongest Manufacturer’s Rep firms in the Midwest, with product lines focused on equipment for bulk bag handling, filling and discharging, as well as conveyance and batching … Read More