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Midwest

Rochester Metal Products Corp.

"we stick with a core
group [of suppliers]
that are familiar to us.
they understand us,
our needs." - Doug Smith
RMP owns property in the city of
Rochester that will allow the company
to do that, he explains. "We're in the
preliminary stages of planning and researching," he says.
rmp says its people take pride
in serving customers and the
operation's team spirit.

Aiming to Improve
RMP utilizes a continuous improvement
program based on the corrective action
system, Director of Quality and Technical Services Tim Opar says. So far, it has
paid off for the company, which has seen
a decrease in in-house scrap.

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"The amount of parts we get back from
the customers shows the same trends,
and so have customer complaints," he
adds. "We take whatever time necessary
to resolve it so it never happens again.

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"An example might be when a customer notifies us that a part number is
running excessive scrap caused by a defect that was not noticeable until after
machining," Opar says. "A team meets


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