Sustainability Leader Metcam Reports Record Revenues for 2010
Alpharetta Georgia // February 2011
“Record revenues for 2010…16% growth in annual sales over 2009” – these aren’t reports you hear from many businesses lately. Thanks to its outstanding leadership and commitment to quality and sustainable manufacturing, Gold Level Partner Metcam, Inc. is demonstrating that sustainability is good business.
A mid-sized manufacturing firm founded in 1989 in Alpharetta, Georgia, Metcam specializes in advanced metalworking technology for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) representing a wide variety of industries including telecommunications, electronics and HVAC. Metcam’s advanced metalworking capabilities include laser cutting, punching, forming, hardware insertion, welding (including robotics), powder painting, silkscreen and assembly.
Mission and Growth
“Diversifying our customer base has allowed Metcam to avoid many of the negative effects from the economic downturn that impacted so many manufacturing organizations,” stated Hagenau.
Metcam’s Sustainable Business Practices
Mentoring – Metcam mentors other companies through its involvement with the Green Manufacturer Network, an affiliate of its trade group, the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association (FMA). Metcam participates on the advisory council for the group and is helping to develop a webinar program for sustainability topics in 2011. Metcam was also invited to speak on the company’s experiences with sustainable manufacturing at the Department of Commerce’s “SMART” Companies Work Together event in February and at the Georgia Environmental Conference in August.
Metcam hopes Georgia companies will consider the following reasons for implementing sustainable practices:
Metcam believes that their sustainability program has contributed to their business success in the following ways:
“Nominees for the award included suppliers who had provided excellent service, helped with cost reductions, delivered quality products and were just willing to go the extra mile,” explains Tyco's Senior Manager, Kathy Chiera.
Metcam’s total quality performance for the year shows the benefit of continuous improvement initiatives, resulting in a part rejection rate less than 4000 parts per million.
Metcam is a Charter member of the Partnership for a Sustainable Georgia, recently approved at the Gold Level of the program. For more information about Metcam, visit their website, www.metcam.com.