LOCATION: W134N5235 Campbell Drive, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
WEB SITE: www.milwaukeebearing.com
YEAR FOUNDED: 1991
PRODUCT OR SERVICE OFFERED: Fluid film babbitt lined bearings and contract machining of large diameter machinery parts.
PROJECTED 2008 REVENUE: $13 million
LEADERSHIP TEAM: Kenneth L. Chybowski, president; Dawnelle L Ganz, executive vice president; Michael Pals, manufacturing manager; Sheldon Judkins, manager of sales/ engineering; Todd Vande Zande, controller; and Tony Perella, director of quality.
TARGET CLIENTELE: Manufacturers of large rotating equipment such as turbines, large electric motors, generators, pumps and mining equipment.
BUSINESS ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS: N/A
WHAT HAS FUELED YOUR COMPANY’S GROWTH? Improvements in capital equipment for large machining and the concepts of lean organization, continuous attention to improvement in price for our customers, continuous improvement in methods and quality of product produced and efforts to reduce lead time.
WHAT IS THE BIGGEST OBSTACLE TO YOUR COMPANY’S GROWTH? In the present, our need for skilled machinists is our constraint.
DO YOU PLAN ANY CHANGES IN YOUR COMPANY IN THE UPCOMING MONTHS? There will be new machines put in place to face the challenge of increased demand and possible expansion of the physical plant.
WHO ARE THE BUSINESS PEOPLE, LOCALLY OR NATIONALLY, WHOM YOU ADMIRE? AND WHAT TRAITS DO THOSE PEOPLE EXHIBIT THAT MAKE YOU ADMIRE THEM? N/A
WHAT IS THE OUTLOOK FOR THE BUSINESS CONDITIONS OF YOUR INDUSTRY OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL MONTHS? There is a continued increase in need, and according to all our major customers they will see 5 to 10 percent increases.
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