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Orscheln Group
www.orscheln.com / Headquarters: Moberly, Mo. / Employees: 3,000+ / Ted McMillin, COO
and director: "As we evolve, we have to make sure our people are evolving with us."

Midwest

orscheln employs more
than 3,000 people around
the world to serve a diverse
client base.

Innovative Ideas

through new investments, orscheln group is
making its mark in many industries. by eric slack
Made up of more than a dozen entrepreneurial, privately owned companies, the Orscheln Group boasts a
wide diversity of products, services
and markets. Through all of its operations, Orscheln is committed to devising solutions that help its customers and their end-users succeed.
The Orscheln portfolio includes
parts manufacturing for the OEM
transportation and off-highway industries, retail farm and home store
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operations, real estate management
and development, and an array of
additional diversified interests.
Orscheln employs more than 3,000
people around the world and has major investments in more than 12 companies, partnerships and joint ventures; more than 150 retail outlets in
the Midwest; and manufacturing operations at home and in Europe, India
and China.
"Our advantage is that we are a

large, sophisticated job shop, making
high-quality products for premier
customers that all have stringent requirements," COO and Director Ted
McMillin says. "We have slightly fewer than 1,000 customers and about
24,000 SKUs with a lot of turnaround
on the cells that we run. We aren't a
high runner of millions of parts on
high-speed lines. Not overly reliant
on robotics, we need talented people
to help with a variety of changes on
any given day."

Quality and Safety
Among the biggest priorities for
Orscheln is the need to meet its clients' zero-defect requirements.
Because its customers include aero-


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