Solon Manufacturing Company expands operations

11 February 2013

Solon Manufacturing Company expands operations with the purchase of two additional buildings. Located in Chardon, OH, the two buildings will add 24,545 square feet to the current manufacturing area.

The added space will allow all functions to expand production capacity and incorporate new technologies, in order to support their customers located in over 40 countries worldwide once completed.
 
“Demand for our innovative products is growing globally and this expansion will enable us to continue to support our customers with increased manufacturing capabilities, quality control, and delivering reliable engineered solutions,” said Perry Blossom, Vice President of Solon Manufacturing Company.

Solon Manufacturing Company is re-engineering their processes with a focus on sustainable manufacturing practices. The extra space of the buildings will allow Solon’s engineers to improve ergonomics and material handling. Added equipment will increase throughput, while reducing lead times of finished product. Automation innovations will make it more efficient to process product.

New equipment in the finishing department will bring more volume in-house and create an even better quality product. With the move, the Pressure Switch Division will increase space and efficiency at the current location in Chardon, Ohio. Raw material purchasing capabilities and storage will increase as well.