Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Anniversary Celebration Logos

2015 is an exciting year for MacLean-Fogg and brings about four significant milestones in our company's history. It marks the 90th anniversary of the MacLean-Fogg Company; the 50th anniversary of the opening of MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions' plant in Mundelein, Illinois; the 50th year in business for MacLean Saegertown in Pennsylvania; and the 110th year for MacLean Curtis, the newest division to join MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions. » Read More

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Lean Leadership Underway in Chesterfield

Lean Leadership was developed in 2014 in Mundelein, Illinois to support leaders in their role of facilitating 5-S and PDCA. The Lean Leadership curriculum has reached another MFCS facility, Chesterfield, Michigan. During six one-day classroom sessions, the management team at Chesterfield is learning the profound meaning of each of the five S's and gaining a deep understanding about how to facilitate PDCA problem solving. » Read More

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Continuous Improvement in Action at Metform

Material handlers often comment that they have to spend several minutes at the beginning of their shift searching for a forklift. When they find a forklift, it isn't in any particular location and is sometimes in use. A team decided to take this on as their PDCA project and looked at spaghetti diagrams of the forklifts to identify the most frequented locations and paths taken. They identified times when most searching was taking place. » Read More

Monday, November 3, 2014

MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions (MFCS) Acquires Automotive Division of Curtis Screw Company LLC

MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions announces its purchase of the Automotive Division of Curtis Screw Company LLC. Included in this acquisition are the manufacturing sites in Buffalo, New York and Cornelius, North Carolina. The newly formed division of MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions will be known as MacLean Curtis LLC. Curtis Screw Company LLC, in operation since 1905, has been an industry trusted, precision component manufacturer. Curtis’ product lines include transmission gear blanks, » Read More

Friday, August 22, 2014

MFCS Sales Office 5S Project

The sales office is going lean. The ultimate goal is to standardize sales processes. A strategy has been put into place to ensure that the entire group truly understands the concept of lean. » Read More

Friday, November 15, 2013

MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions Announces Expanded Machining Capabilities

Duncan MacLean, President of MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions, announced an investment in new machining equipment which expands the Fastener Components division's manufacturing capabilities. This new equipment is located in MFCS's Mundelein, Illinois facility. » Read More