Episode 122: Meeting the Manufacturing Challenges of Making It HUGE
Manufacturers who produce large products – such as those companies in aerospace, construction, milling and mining – often have requirements for large scale, unique products. Sourcing those products or a manufacturer who can create them is a challenge because it takes a unique set of skills and technical understanding to be able produce products to spec in a timely and cost effective manner. This week on Make It Right Janet Eastman talks with John Meyer about his company MetSource which solves these large scale product manufacturing challenges for a variety of sectors, including providing the massive tubing required for the Trans Bay Transit Center construction project in San Francisco.
“They asked us to cast some large copper castings, 500 pounds each, in an expedited fashion…We had to cast it, finish it, machine it, ship it to them and we did that in 3 weeks.” – John Meyer