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Thursday, July 12, 2018

MacLean Highline Develops Unique MPT Fastener Insert for Underground Enclosures

Traditional handhole enclosures have covers at grade level that have retaining bolts that are threaded into the box. All legacy Highline boxes were fitted with hardware placed into the box at the time of assembly. This new approach places the insert and hardware in the box at the time of manufacturing thus reducing the time required to assemble orders. » Read More

Friday, July 6, 2018

MacLean Maynard and Oakland University Working Together

In February 2018, MacLean Maynard was recognized at Oakland University for being a partner to the Oakland University Pawley Lean Institution. MacLean Maynard partners with Oakland University to give students the opportunity to observe lean tools in use at their facility. » Read More

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Oakland University Students Tour Royal Oak Facility

On Wednesday January 30th, 2018, 23 Oakland University engineering, business and human resource development students headed over to MacLean-Fogg's Royal Oak facility for an afternoon of learning. Royal Oak personnel prepared and facilitated a multi-faceted learning experience. » Read More

Monday, June 18, 2018

Human Error is NEVER the Root Cause

Recently, while teaching Safety Basics, an attendee asked the facility's health and safety engineer, "John, honestly, don't you think safety accidents are 99.9 percent caused by careless behaviors? We can't control carelessness!" John then asked the class how many folks agreed with this person and everyone in the room raised their hands. » Read More

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Safety Basics Makes an Impact at MacLean Maynard

During the second Safety Basics class at MacLean Maynard, one of the PDCA teams focused on the safety of the finished goods storage racks. The team drew attention to the fact that some of the storage rack cross beams were damaged, which could possibly cause an inability for the racks to hold the necessary weight. » Read More

Thursday, May 3, 2018

General Motors Recognizes MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions for Performance, Quality, and Innovation

MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, April 20, in Orlando, Florida. » Read More