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AME Features Tour of Leonhardt Manufacturing's Lean Facility during the AME International Lean Conference in Baltimore

Hanover, PA – Leonhardt Manufacturing Company, Inc., a manufacturer of tubular products and metal fabrications, was recently a featured stop on the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) facility tours during the International Manufacturing Excellence Conference held in Baltimore, MD November 15 - 19, 2010.

Located just under 50 miles northwest of the conference and Baltimore, the tour of Leonhardt's facility offered conference-goers a firsthand look at lean manufacturing processes in action. A total of 20 manufacturing facilities featured shop tours during the conference including such companies as Harley Davidson, Volvo Powertrain, Northrop Grumman Electronics Systems, and Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics.

AME conducts tours, unlocking the doors of the best factories around North America for manufacturers that are hungry for knowledge. The intent is to showcase facilities that demonstrate excellence in lean manufacturing techniques including Value Stream Mapping, cellular manufacturing, Kanban, Poka-Yoke, and visual management. Host facilities graciously open their doors so their employees can proudly show others what they have achieved and offer other manufacturers an opportunity to talk to the employees that actually make excellence happen every day.

Leonhardt, who specializes in tube bending and highly decorative tubular products, was selected for their implementation and everyday practice of lean manufacturing techniques in their manufacturing and fabrication facility.

Founded in 1970, today, Leonhardt is an ISO certified company with approximately 90 people working in a modern 95,000 square foot manufacturing, metal fabrication, and metal finishing facility headquartered in Hanover, PA. With a combination of skilled people, state-of-the-art equipment, and a commitment to lean manufacturing and exceptional quality control, Leonhardt serves some of the largest OEM's in the motorcycle, recreational vehicle, construction, and home and garden industries. In addition to highly decorative metal tubing, Leonhardt provides manufacturing and fabrication for industrial and heavy duty applications and offers services to a number of industries including transportation and mass transit, medical, fire and rescue emergency vehicles, power and energy, trucking, and fitness.

For additional information contact Leonhardt at 717-632-4150 or visit www.tubebending.com.

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AME Features Tour of Leonhardt Manufacturing's Lean Facility during the AME International Lean Conference in Baltimore

A worker stacks a run of stamped and punched metal tube.

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