2019 Supplier of the Year

L to R: Herb Griffith, MFG director of corporate purchasing; John Brandenberg, INEOS technical service representative; Fritz Seachrist, INEOS senior account manager; Jerry Prochko, INEOS sales manager North America; Andy Beer, INEOS vice president Americas; Dan Plona, MFG SVP. INEOS (formerly Ashland Composites) was honored as the 2019 Supplier of the Year at MFG’s annual […]

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John Thompson Promoted to SVP

John Thompson, general manager of MFG Tray Company since 2010, was recently promoted to Senior Vice President for MFG. According to Andy Juhola, VP Human Resources, “John is a dynamic leader and relates to all levels of the organization.” Upon graduation from Edinboro University in 1989 with a BS in Chemistry, John was attracted to […]

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In The Marketplace

Learn more at www.mfgtray.com/ultra-lite New ULTRA-LITE totes and containers: Legendary strength at 40% less weight. The engineers at MFG Tray found a way to lighten the new line of ULTRA-LITE products by 40% without compromising the durability and strength that the product line is known for around the world. “ULTRA-LITE is a direct result of […]

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Ten Years Strong

Senior VP Dave Giovannini (center) welcomes honored guests Jim Barringer, former CEO of the Aberdeen Development Corporation, and Mike Levson, former mayor of the city of Aberdeen. They were important supporting partners in the launch of MFG SD. Forty-six teammates who came onboard the first year, are still with the company. Teammates enjoying a full […]

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In The Community

New art pavilion for Northern State University – A $30,000 gift from MFG will be used to create an outdoor art pavilion on a university campus near MFG SD. The sculptural pavilion will showcase works produced by students, faculty and visiting artists. The concept is to provide practical space for students to work on larger […]

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Standing For Excellence

In July, the company held a training meeting of Human Resource managers and Health, Safety and Environmental managers from each entity and the corporate staff. Teammates took part in advanced learning and work sessions to enhance their skills and strengthen consistency in MFG’s policies and procedures.

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Milestones

In 2008 the first teammates were hired for a brand new MFG entity built for producing 37 and 40-meter wind turbine blades.  The contributions and loyalty of this “first class” of teammates played a special role in establishing a solid foundation for the company. This talented group of teammates was formally recognized at a company […]

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In The Community

MFG Tray and the MFG Foundation presented the Linesville Rotary club with checks totaling $11,500 benefiting a new playground project. The total investment for the new playground is estimated at $28,000. Accepting the gift from John Thompson, general manager at MFG Tray (far right) are the Pymatuning State Park State Park officials and Linesville Rotary […]

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CEO Morrison Honored for 50 Years of Service

On August 12, Richard Morrison, President/CEO of MFG, was celebrated for 50 years of leadership and service at a gala gathering of 170 industry leaders, colleagues, teammates, and close family at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio. Tributes and honorary awards were presented to him by composites industry leaders including customers, suppliers and industry associations. […]

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Teammate Focus: Roy Dickinson

Roy Dickinson joined the MFG DesignCenter in 2004 and is now MFG’s lead designer generating flat patterns from 3D complex shapes for 2D CNC manufacturing.  John Fernandes, manager of the MFG Design Center, describes Roy as a key asset to the group: “Roy was the first teammate to join us in 2004 and has seen […]

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