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International Manufacturing Executive Joins Fast-Growing Manufacturer

Franklin, WI (November 28, 2018) – International manufacturing executive, Russ Dudan, is joining local machined parts manufacturer, Allis Roller, as their new VP of Operations. This is the second hire in the last six months that Allis Roller has made specifically to enhance their lean manufacturing business model, foster sustainable growth, and reduce waste. The

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Meet Russ Dudan: VP of Operations at Allis Roller

Allis Roller is making big strides in process improvement, as well as leadership. The company’s most recent addition to the team is Russ Dudan as Vice President of Operations. Russ comes with a unique combination of engineering qualifications, leadership experience, and international business acumen. Who Is Russ Dudan? Having served as Operations and Engineering Leadership,

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What Lean Manufacturing Means at Allis Roller

“Going Lean” involves never ending efforts to reduce waste that consumes resources without adding value. It’s an enduring process of continuous improvement, ensuring that manufacturers avoid complacency and always produce their best. Common approaches may involve the tracking and synergistic recalibrating of manufacturing processes, quality control, services, pricing, or ethical practices. At Allis Roller, lean

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Mechanical Prototyping & How It’s Done Right

Putting your trust in another operation to build you a prototype for a quality custom part calls for extra caution. Mechanical prototyping requires a high level of expert guidance, engineering, and testing before any unique solution can be safely and effectively implemented into the application it was designed for. In order to increase your chances

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Wisconsin Manufacturer, Allis Roller, Joins Exclusive World Class Manufacturing Program

Franklin, WI (September 25, 2018) – Local machined parts manufacturer, Allis Roller, is embarking on the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) integrative system for business and operational optimization, one of the most exclusive and highly respected programs for lean manufacturing in the world. With multinational customers like John Deere and CNH, adopting WCM strategies is part

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Building the BCI Burke Roller Slide

The Customer Allis Roller was asked by playground manufacturer, BCI Burke, to develop rollers for their proprietary Roller Slide design. BCI Burke chose Allis Roller because of their location in Wisconsin and willingness to collaborate with BCI Burke’s engineers in creating rollers for an outdoor playground application. Though roller slides are not new to the

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Outsourced Assembly Work Can Transform Your ROI

No manufacturer expects to hear that making their assembly work operation someone else’s responsibility is a good thing, but the reality might surprise you. Outsourcing assembly work to your machined parts manufacturer is the most convenient and cost effective strategy for ensuring that high quality, installation-ready parts are efficiently incorporated into your products. That may

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Can Workforce Development Close the Skills Gap?

(Adapted from article in Industrial Machinery Digest) – In an effort to close the growing national skills gap, some manufacturers are taking it upon themselves to generate their own talent pipeline by partnering with local school districts, community colleges, and nonprofits in the form of technical training programs designed to fill badly needed manufacturing positions

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Miller Robotic Welder Keeps Allis Roller Innovating

At Allis Roller, our welding professionals and engineers continually look for new ways to drive down costs for our customers and increase the accuracy of our complex machined parts. Bringing in top-of-the-line equipment is one of the ways we accomplish that. With the addition of the new Miller/Panasonic Robotic Welder, here’s what our prospective and

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Submerged Arc Welding: Technology That Gets Better With Age

Manufacturing technology today is worlds away from the techniques and processes used in the early part of the 20th century. However, in the case of Submerged Arc Welding (SAW), a uniquely safe and consistent welding method that’s been in use since the 1930s, new technology hasn’t reduced its relevance to machined parts manufacturing. As a

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