Logistics / Travel Information

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  Location Hotel Host Plant Airport

  Gorham, ME

Hilton Garden Inn
Portland Downtown Waterfront

65 Commercial St.
Portland, ME 04101
Phone: 207-780-0780

Jøtul North America, Gorham, ME
Products: Stoves (Wood & Gas), Fireplace Inserts
Processes: R&D, Laser Cut, Punch, Brake, Weld, Paint, Assembly
Uses sequential production system more suited to high variety production


  Georgetown, KY

Hilton Garden Inn
110 Grandstand Drive
Georgetown, KY 40324                
Phone:  502-863-0099

Summit Polymers, Mt. Sterling, KY
Products:  Molded, decorated and assembled plastic systems for automotive applications
Processes:  Assembly, molding, paint
Uses Pull System of manufacturing suitable for high volume, low variety production.


  Chicago, IL

Courtyard by Marriott Chicago
3800 Northpoint Blvd.
Waukegan, IL 60085

Deublin, Chicago, IL
Products:  Rotating unions and slip rings for various manufacturing needs
Processes: Machining, lapping and assembly
Uses pull type system suitable for high volume, low variety production and sequential production system suitable for low volume, high variety applications.


  Spring Lake, MI

Holiday Inn
940 W. Savidge St.
Spring Lake, MI 49456               
Phone:  616-846-1000

Ask for Herman Miller rate

Herman Miller, Spring Lake, MI
Product: Filing cabinets
Processes: Assembly, paint, welding, stamping
Uses sequential production system more suited to high variety production.