French Newly Revamped Website Focuses On Customer First

When working through the many stages of our new website redesign we had our primary Core Value in mind: Customer First.  The website features enhanced navigation that offers a quick and easy way for users to research equipment solutions by product, industry or equipment application.

French Expands Machining Capability with CNC Machine Tool Investment

We have expanded our machining capability with the recent investment in three new CNC machine tools.  We upgraded our Piqua, Ohio, manufacturing facility with a bridge milling machine, a vertical turning lathe and a horizontal machining center.  The aggressive investment replaced our aging manual machines, advancing the capabilities and the sustainability of our company.

Daniel P. French Discusses our Vision of Customer Partnership

Our Chairman and CEO, Daniel P. French, sheds light on our sales and partnership methods. “Our approach…is to sit on the same side of the desk as the customer and put the problem on the other side of the desk.”

2017 Trade Show and Event Schedule

Schedule a one-on-one appointment with French Sales Engineers at this year’s industry events! We are excited to announce our 2017 trade show and event schedule for our hydraulic press, rubber mixer, polymer and oilseed equipment product groups.

French and Upper Valley Career Center Share the Benefits of Apprenticeship Programs

In 2012, 71% of students graduating from four-year colleges did so with student loan debt.   At an average debt over $25,000 per student, Americans owe more in student loan debt than credit card debt. At the same time, 80% of manufacturers report a moderate or serious shortage of qualified applicants for skilled production positions.  Over the next decade, nearly 3½ million manufacturing jobs will likely be needed, and 2 million are expected to go unfilled due to the skills gap.

French and Grow Piqua Now Collaborate on Workforce Recruiting Video

In the newly released video Dan Brubaker, one of our hydraulic press engineers, shares the advantages of choosing a career in manufacturing, “Manufacturing is a pretty solid field.  There is always going to be opportunity, there’s always going to be something that needs to be built.  It’s always nice to see my own designs being built and knowing they are going to last for 50+ years.”

Ohio is Powered By Manufacturing

In five short years, MFG Day has grown from a  modest celebration with 240 events in 37 states to a North American phenomenon with nearly 3,000 events. Don’t miss your opportunity to see how products are made by touring a manufacturing facility today.

French, Four Generations Strong

We are honored to be one of the many family owned businesses in the rubber industry highlighted in Rubber and Plastics News: Four Generations Strong, Family is integral part of French Oil Mill Machinery Company’s success.