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Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance

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As a public-private partnership, the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance is a vital economic development organization chartered specifically to help existing industry. It includes a field staff of 15 extension agents and three applications engineers with offices in local communities throughout the state. Services reach all 77 counties and focus on improving the bottom line through concepts like Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing, while growing the entire company through the adoption of new technologies, workforce development, strategic planning and expanded markets. Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance is the go-to source for assessing needs and finding solutions available through public and private resources. As part of the national Manufacturing Extension Partnership, the organization is able to leverage federal resources on a local level. We live and work in communities across Oklahoma, taking our support to your workplace on your schedule.

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Success Stories

Pelco Integrates Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

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When Phil Parduhn founded Pelco Products 35-plus years ago, he was committed to innovation and integration of the latest manufacturing technologies. In fact, Pelco continuously develops new products and has secured numerous patents. It holds an industry reputation as a forward-thinking enterprise. But over the years as hundreds of new products were


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For decades, GEFCO operated a profitable assembly shop with a modest manufacturing facility. But to take advantage of a growing market, Site Manager Greg Haub hoped to ramp up the company’s manufacturing capabilities. Several obstacles stood in his way. One of the biggest problems was the company’s plant, which had been added onto seven times over

RISE Armament Expands With Advanced Technologies

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RISE Armament saw an enormous growth in the demand for its products. Company leaders were looking for help in putting advanced manufacturing processes in place and integrating new technologies, hoping to better meet the surge and prepare for future expansion. Looking for advice, President Matt Torres turned to Jenny Cothran, a manufacturing
Created March 18, 2019, Updated January 26, 2022