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Midwest

"Our customers are asking us to be
a highly engaged strategic partner
as far as working with them to increase their manufacturing processes' productivity and efficiency." - Rodger Pinney, CEO and vice chairman of
UNITED GRINDING's board of directors

ment needed to meet their grinding requirements, but
Pinney says the company also has the capability to supply
full applications engineering, automation, production support and training services as well. This is just a segment of
the customer service element that distinguishes UNITED
GRINDING in the marketplace, as the company's Customer Care Team totals more than 70 full-time employees dedicated to helping customers with aftersales services. Pinney
says this level of Customer Care is virtually unmatched in
the grinding industry, and is another way in which UNITED
GRINDING positions itself as the industry leader.
UNITED GRINDING may have an exceptionally
strong position in the marketplace right now, but Pinney says that doesn't mean the company isn't striving to
make continuous improvements to better serve its customers. In addition to increasing its investments into
the business of refurbishing and rebuilding machines
for customers, the company is in the process of consolidating all of its North American operations into a single
100,000-square-foot facility. Pinney says the move is a
strategic one aimed at increasing the company's North
American footprint in anticipation of an increase in manufacturing activity. He says many of the company's North
American customers have pivoted away from offshoring
as associated costs and quality concerns increase which
translates to even more growth potential opportunity
for UNITED GRINDING.

Working Together
As manufacturing begins to ramp up again in the United
States, Mexico and Canada, Pinney says customers are
looking to UNITED GRINDING to become more deeply
involved in improving their efficiencies and productivity.
"Our customers are asking us to be a highly engaged
strategic partner as far as working with them to increase
their manufacturing processes' productivity and efficiency." Pinney says.
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