December 8, 2016

In response to increased customer requirements, ETM Manufacturing has obtained NSF listing for our Facility and our SuperMax 16 food transportation cart.  The SuperMax 16 is a hybrid cart blending the strength of our fully welded aluminum donut cart with the light weight of our large magnesium bread rack.  This will allow existing bakeries and new distributors the ability to provide the best food transportation cart for their demanding environments.

ETM Obtains NSF Certification for SuperMax 16 Food Transportation Carts


June 20, 2016

Changes in the custom sheet metal fabrication industry have led ETM to hire a new Vice President of Operations.  Steve Farnsworth brings a strong knowledge of sheet metal fabrication as well as hands-on lean manufacturing skills to help our company reach its next level of performance.

ETM Upgrades Operations Leadership to Meet New Customer Demands


March 23, 2016

In an effort to meet sheet metal and fabrication customer demand, ETM has added a second shift that will almost double its fabrication capacity and increase its sheet metal capacity by more than 30%.

ETM Adds Second Shift


February 17, 2016

Increased demand from our food transportation customers has led ETM Manufacturing to invest in an automated welded fixture which can cut cycles times for welded assemblies by as much as 75%.

ETM Partners With Local Vo-Tech School to Teach Advance Welding Techniques


November 2, 2015

Outstanding customer service has always attracted new customers to ETM Manufacturing and LEWA Process Technologies is no exception.  Based on exceptional performance, they have awarded ETM additional business to support their growth.

ETM Adds New Customer Based on Quality, Delivery and Customer Service


August 14, 2015

ETM Manufacturing continues to invest in state-of-the-art lean manufacturing, now adding Jonathan Bowen as Director of Operations.  Jonathan will use his expertise from Amazon, Toyota and New Balance to accelerate our journey towards lower cost, better delivery and improved quality.

ETM Manufacturing Adds New Director of Operations


July 22, 2015

In an effort to better support our growing customer base, ETM Manufacturing has hired Christine Murner as its first Vice President of Sales & Marketing.  Christine brings 30+ years of industrial sales leadership to help explore new markets, connect to more customers in our existing markets and provide broader services to all of our  customers.

ETM Manufacturing Names Vice President of Sales and Marketing


June 30, 2015

In response to customer demand, ETM Manufacturing has obtained UL50 and UL50E listing for large, custom NEMA enclosures.  This will allow existing OEMs and Distributors the ability to offer ETM’s unique NEMA boxes in demanding environments.

ETM Manufacturing Earns UL Certification for Electrical Enclosures


January 13, 2015

To support our growing metal fabricated frame business, ETM Manufacturing has aquired a cold saw to enable us to accurately cut tube and bar stock to precise measurements.  The result is faster, less expensive fabricated frames for our large equipment OEMs.

ETM Manufacturing Acquires Cold Saw for Precision Sheet-Metal Cutting  


November 7, 2014

In an effort to improve on-time delivery and lower costs, ETM Manufacturing, has hired a new VP of Operations to help support its continued growth and expansion.  Harold has worked with major OEMs to help improve metal operations and we welcome his leadership.

ETM Hired 40+ yr Metals Veteran, Harold Long, to Run Operations …


August 26, 2014

If time to market is everything, you need a sheet metal manufacturing partner that not only has equipment availability but also engineering capacity to design and program your parts.  As a further commitment to assisting our customers to improve their competitiveness, ETM Manufacturing has recently doubled our engineering capacity to support the numerous new product launches we see every week.

ETM Invests to Double Engineering Capacity


July 7, 2014

Rob Olney, President of ETM Manufacturing, has been invited to join a panel of contract manufacturing experts to discuss cost saving ideas and approaches to reducing prototyping time.  Next week, Rob will be speaking at the TechSandbox Session entitled “What You Need To Know About Your Contract Manufacturers.”

Date, Time and Location Information Is Provided …


June 24, 2014

When your company’s future depends on the next product launch, you want to pick a sheet metal partner you can trust.  With over 1000 new part numbers launched every year, ETM Manufacturing has the experience to get it done right.  There are definitely key areas to focus on when selecting a metal fabricator and some areas are not what you would think.

ETM Manufacturing Offers 5 Key Areas to Focus On When Selecting a Prototype Partner …


March 18, 2014

Could you get more from your sourcing efforts? Wondering how well you are balancing the trade-offs between cost and quality, and more importantly, if there’s a way to do better on both? With a free e-book from ETM Manufacturing on the driving forces behind sheet metal fabrication quotes and valuable insight to help you navigate those factors, you can increase sourcing effectiveness for competitive advantage.

ETM Manufacturing Introduces Best-Practices Guide to Sheet Metal Fabrication Sourcing …


January 8, 2014

After a strong close in 2013, ETM Manufacturing predicts another good year for sheet metal fabricators based in New England.

2014 Predictions from ETM Manufacturing …


December 10, 2013

In an economy characterized by fits and starts, ETM Manufacturing reports a strong close to 2013.

New customers, new equipment, new services are among the highlights for ETM Manufacturing …


November 1, 2013

In an effort to continue to grow the company, ETM has hired Geoff Ventura formerly of Crocs, Flextronics and Dovatron to expand the company’s support for computing, electronics and telecommunications industries.  Read more …

ETM Manufacturing Names New Business Development Manager


October 28, 2013

ETM Manufacturing makes 3rd investment in new equipment, adding to sheet metal services and capabilities for New England manufacturers….

Precision rolling equipment increases flexibility and range of offerings to trusted partner for sheet metal fabrication


September 23, 2013

After an extensive search, ETM Manufacturing has hired David Puleo, formerly of Commercial Sheet Metal, to lead operations based on his 25+ years of custom metal fabrication experience, combined with his passion for continuous improvement …

ETM Manufacturing Announcing New Vice President of Operations


August 20, 2013

For the third consecutive year, ETM Manufacturing has been named to Inc. Magazine’s annual list of fast-growing entrepreneurial companies. Accelerated ramps to production, sustained high quality manufacturing and a customer-driven culture contributed to the company’s ongoing growth…

ETM Manufacturing Named to 2013 Inc. 500|5000 list for 3rd year


August 5, 2013

When a long-time customer needed a quick-turnaround on prototype parts, ETM stepped up to get the job done. A new piece of equipment and expanded offerings are the result…

ETM Manufacturing Brings State-of-the-Art Lathe Online


June 25, 2013

A local museum audio company that sells internationally selected ETM Manufacturing to not only make all their sheet metal parts, but also assembly and test the units prior to shipping direct to customers.  Antenna International saves shipping costs and ETM adds new capability.  Read more ….

ETM Signs Antenna International


April 10, 2013

Trust does matter when it comes to supply chain partners, according to recent survey of OEMs conducted by ETM Manufacturing. With a free e-book from ETM Manufacturing on earning, growing and repairing trust in the supply chain, trusted partnerships are as near as a click away….

ETM Manufacturing Shares Practical Insight on Building Trust with Supply Chain Partners in Free E-Book


March 1, 2013

ETM Manufacturing’s President, Rob Olney, was interviewed today by Jeff Davis on Radio Entrepreneurs (WBNW 1120, WPLM 1390, and WESO 970.) to discuss how he purchased the company and has grow it over the years.  Read and see more about his 20 minute talk …

ETM Manufacturing’s Ongoing Expansion and Growth Profiled on Business Channel


December 11, 2012

ETM, customer HTP and supplier Ryerson are partnering in an ambitious project to demonstrate the effectiveness of applying manufacturing principles to the entire supply chain….

ETM receives grant from Commonwealth of Massachusetts to train company staff on best-in-class lean manufacturing practices…


October 23, 2012

Massachusetts-based test equipment manufacturer Associated Environmental Systems names ETM Manufacturing as sole outsource partner for core product line….

ETM Manufacturing Demonstrated Ability to Scale without Loss of Quality bests competitors in race to win AES sheet-metal fabrication business


September 18, 2012

ETM Manufacturing CEO Speaks on the High Cost of Distrust in Lean Implementations

In response to previous feedback that attendees are looking for real-world, practical advice on succeeding with lean manufacturing, the NE Shingo Conference has tapped Rob Olney to share his experience at this year’s event….

ETM Manufacturing CEO Addresses NE Shingo Conference


August 21, 2012

ETM Manufacturing Named to 2012 Inc. 500|5000 list for 2nd year

For a second year, ETM Manufacturing’s performance in the highly competitive regional marketplace for contract sheet metal fabrication has earned it a spot on the Inc. Magazine’s annual list of fast-growing entrepreneurial companies…

ETM Manufacturing Named to INC Fastest Growing Companies in 2012


July 24, 2012

ETM Manufacturing Taps 20-Year Veteran of Lean Manufacturing Environments as Operations Manager

Steve Buitkus promoted to accelerate lean manufacturing best practices as new Operations Manager.  Steve will be responsible for on-time delivery, quality and productivity in all areas of operations.

ETM Manufacturing Names Operations Manager


July 11, 2012

Massachusetts-based retail bakery distributor has  selected ETM Manufacturing to build custom food transport racks in a competitive review…

ETM Manufacturing Delivers Food Transport Racks Retail Bakery Distributor


June 6, 2012

ETM Manufacturing Expands Team for Sales and Customer Service

Bullish on the opportunity to provide local, custom, quality sheet metal fabrication and assembly to New England manufacturers, ETM hires and promotes…

ETM Manufacturing Grows Team as Demand Accelerates


May 1, 2012

ETM Manufacturing Featured In The Fabricator Magazine

Our industry’s national magazine provides an in-depth article on how ETM Manufacturing invests in continuous improvement training to triple annual sales while increasing headcount only 50%.  Since 2007, we have rolled out open book management, added a profit sharing bonus and invested over $70,000 in lean manufacturing to provide our customers with the service, delivery and quality they expect.

Read the article here.


April 25, 2012

ETM Manufacturing Chosen for Local Production of Innovative Air Purification System

Andover, Mass.-based A.I.R. Corporation selected ETM Manufacturing to help speed time-to-market for the company’s ICON™ product, an innovative consumer solution for air purification….

A.I.R. Partners with ETM for Product Engineering and Production


February 28, 2012

ETM Manufacturing Profiled in “Lucky By Design”

For many companies, just making it through the dismal economic climate of the past four years was enough. But for ETM Manufacturing, one of New England’s fastest-growing companies, the recession proved a testing ground for identifying and honing strategies that would allow the customized sheet-metal fabrication firm to not only survive, but thrive in spite of tough times. How the management team did it is one of the profiles in “Lucky By Design”

ETM Manufacturing Profiled in Lucky By Design


December 16, 2011

ETM Manufacturing Expanded Operations in Full Production

New England manufacturers (OEMS) seeking  local partners for sheet metal fabrication and supply chain solutions can look no further. Less than eight weeks after the first wall came down in a facility that had lain idle since 2009, ETM Manufacturing today announced that its 43,000-square foot environmentally friendly facility is open and in full production. For New England OEMS the news is welcome, as commodity price fluctuations, global economic instability and demand uncertainty make partnering locally an imperative strategy for building more flexible, responsive supply chains.

ETM Manufacturing Operation Live


November 17, 2011

ETM Manufacturing President Tapped to Host APICS Roundtable
Peer Exchange to Focus on Ensuring Success in Lean Manufacturing Environments

Rob Olney, president of ETM Manufacturing, the trusted partner for highly customized, high quality sheet metal manufacturing and supply chain solutions, will host an interactive discussion on best practices and lessons learned in lean manufacturing environments at an
upcoming event sponsored by local APICS and CSCMP organizations. Olney was asked to host a peer roundtable on lean manufacturing based on the successful rollout of lean best practices at ETM

ETM Manufacturing CEO To Host APICS Roundtable


November 8, 2011

ETM Manufacturing Expands Operations in New England to Become Top 10 Partner for Sheet Metal Fabrication

 ETM Manufacturing, the trusted partner for highly customized, high quality sheet metal manufacturing and supply chain solutions, will more than quadruple the size of its New England-based operations, opening a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly  facility in Littleton, Mass. in early 2012. The company today announced that it has begun a $500,000 renovation on a 43,000-square foot facility, vacant since 2009, in response to the demand for a local partner that can meet the needs of New England-based original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

ETM Manufacturing Expands in New England


August 28, 2011

ETM acquires new building in Littleton, MA

ETM Manufacturing Co. is proud to announce the acquisition of a new production facility in Littleton MA Currently located in Wilmington MA, ETM Manufacturing Co. plans on moving production from their 10,000 sq. ft. facility to the new 43,200 sq. ft. facility. With the acquisition of the new building ETM Manufacturing Co. will be able to expand their production capacity and broadens the company’s capabilities. The move marks an exciting step in the company’s history.


August 23, 2011

ETM Manufacturing Co. debuts on INC. 500|5000 list

ETM Manufacturing Co. made its debut appearance on the 2011 Inc. 500|5000 list – the annual barometer of fast-growing entrepreneurial companies. In an impressive first-showing, the company ranked 41st among more than 230 manufacturing companies on the 2011 list, reflecting the success of its formula to help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) accelerate innovation and time-to-market with effective supply chain solutions.

ETM Manufacturing Debuts on INC 5000


October 21, 2010

ETM purchases Environmentally Friendly Advanced Turret Punch from Amada

To continue to support ongoing customer demand ETM has purchased an Advanced Turret Punch Machine that has an Environmental Leader EM2510 from Amada. The new machine not only significantly increases punch capacity, it also reduces power consumption by up to 50% of conventional machines and state of the art technology eliminates chiller maintenance for the life of the machine allowing for lower operating costs


October 7, 2010

ETM President Rob Olney featured in BBJ article on buying/selling a business

Rob Olney has three pieces of advice for people contemplating buying a business: make sure you’re ready, don’t try to do-it- yourself approach and expect the unexpected. Olney bought Wilmington-based sheet metal fabricator ETM Manufacturing Co. at the end of 2006 after seven years preparation.


February 3, 2010

ETM hires Carlos Fukamizu to consult on lean manufacturing

ETM Manufacturing Co. continues to invest in lean manufacturing and create a stronger focus on their ability to offer low pricing for customers as well as supply chain consulting. ETM has recently hired former Toyota Production Manager,  Carlos Fukamizu from Exceeda Consulting to advise on lean manufacturing. The idea of lean manufacturing originated with Toyota’s Production System and ETM plans to use Fukamizu’s valuable experience to help improve their already strong focus on lean practices.


August 28, 2009

Lean training and sales development helps ETM weather tough times – BBJ

In July 2007, about seven months after buying the Wilmington-based sheet metal fabrication company, Olney secured a $42,000 grant from the state Workforce Training Fund and launched a lean-manufacturing program — production training aimed at trimming wasted effort and time to make companies more competitive — as well as on-the-job training and sales development. In fall 2007, he also signed up for a state hiring incentive program that pays him $2,000 for each employee he hires and trains on the job.


April 6, 2009

ETM Manufacturing Co. acquires state of the art laser cutting machine from Amada

Despite a declining economy, ETM Manufacturing Co. continues to invest in improving operations and lowering production costs.  With the purchase of a new state of the art laser cutting machine from Amada the company intends to reduce cycle time for quick turn prototype parts and double throughput.


November 10, 2008

ETM Manufacturing Co. hires Mike Jancosko as VP of Operations

ETM Manufacturing Co. is proud to announce the hiring of Mike Jancosko as Vice President of Operations. Jancosko was the former general manager of S&H Precision, a $30 million dollar sheet metal fabricator known for it’s world class manufacturing. ETM welcomes Mike and his depth of experience and intends to install some best practices that will help ETM improve on their quality and efficiency in sheet metal fabrication.


July 10, 2007

ETM Manufacturing Co. Rolls Out Open Book Management to Employees

ETM Manufacturing Co. announces a new management style and the hiring of a new lead consultant as improvements continue for the newly acquired steel manufacturing company. Only seven months after ETM Manufacturing Co. was acquired by Rob Olney, plans have been made to introduce a new open book management program to employees. The new open book management is intended to help improve transparency between employees and management while creating incentives for increased productivity and compensation.


December 13, 2006

Arlowe Corporation acquires ETM Manufacturing Co.

After seven years of careful planning and saving Rob Olney successfully bought ETM Manufacturing Co. Olney was previously the director of research and development for a division Thermo Electron Corp. as well as working as the director of sourcing and product development at Staples Inc. Although the list was narrowed down from hundreds to about 8 or 9 companies Olney ultimately decided on ETM because he liked the companies focus on the telecom and high-tech industries. Excited when the deal closed Olney expressed his interest saying, “I am looking forward to making a good company even better.”