ETM Manufacturing President Tapped to Host APICS Roundtable


Peer Exchange to Focus on Ensuring Success in Lean Manufacturing Environments


Wilmington, Mass. (Nov. 17, 2011) – 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 Manufacturing.

Who: Rob Olney, president of ETM Manufacturing

What: Roundtable on Best Practices in Lean Manufacturing

When: Tues., Dec. 6; time TBC

Where: APICS/NERT-CSCMP/IBF Annual Holiday Networking Event; Montvale Plaza, Stoneham, MA

Olney has experienced first-hand the benefits of lean manufacturing at the helm of ETM Manufacturing. Applying many of discipline’s strategies the once struggling supplier, Olney and his team have grown the operation, expanded services and recently announced a $500,000 renovation on a 43,000-square foot facility based in Littleton, Mass. quadrupling capacity and rolling out new services.

The event is open to members of all three organizations and to others interested in learning more about manufacturing and operational excellence. For more information on the event and registration, please visit


About ETM Manufacturing For more than 40 years, ETM Manufacturing has been providing custom, precision sheet metal and machined components to some of the best New England-based Original Equipment Manufacturers in computing, energy, telecommunications, medical/lab, printing and other industrial equipment. ETM offers creative solutions to our customer’s complex supply chain issues to help them save money and reduce their time to market. For more information, please visit or call (978) 658-2485.