Vision and Philosophy


ETM Manufacturing’s Vision:

  • to be the precision sheet metal manufacturer of choice for US based OEMs
  • to build strategically placed manufacturing hubs across the US, close to customers’ point of use
  • to execute a compressed supply chain, using lean techniques, in partnership with our customers
  • to ensure products are customized to customers’ needs
  • to ensure products are delivered on time and at continually competitive prices.

Lean Manufacturing Philosophy

ETM Manufacturing adopted a lean philosophy in July, 2007 and hasn’t looked back. At the heart of lean is the continual search for wasted time and the hard work to eliminate it. In 2010, we hired a full time lean expert to keep us focused on driving productivity in everywhere.

Industry Specialization

We specialize in the computing, telecommunications, energy, medical, and industrial equipment markets. Our customers include EMC², Marshall’s, Teradyne, Symmetry Medical and Bleck Design Group.

Top Management

ETM was purchased by Rob Olney, former Director of Sourcing and Product Development for Staples in 2006. In 2008, Mike Jancosko, former General Manager of S&H Precision joined to help expand our business. Steve Buitkus, our lean expert, joined in 2010, to help us continue our lean journey.  Greg Fowler, joined ETM in 2011 to help us reach the next level of lean operations.