How Estes Strives for Continuous Improvement – Daily Layered Accountability

Kaizen is defined as the Japanese philosophy of continuous improvement. As a company Estes strives to follow the kaizen mindset instead of just working on “fixes.” Continuous improvement serves as one of the four pillars of our company philosophy, and Estes is constantly looking for ways to improve all facets of the business. To ensure this continuous improvement…

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Estes Philosophy: Continuous Improvement

Estes Philosophy: Continuous Improvement Over the past several months, we’ve shared three pillars of our philosophy, innovative thinking, people of high character and state-of-the-art technology. As a reminder, our philosophy at Estes Design and Manufacturing is to profitably produce fabricated metal products with a level of service and quality preferred by the customer. The fourth…

Estes Philosophy: State-of-the-Art Technology

Estes Philosophy: State-of-the-Art Technology At Estes Design and Manufacturing, we’ve invested in the highest-quality technology available for our customers’ metal fabrication needs. Our philosophy is to profitably produce fabricated metal products with a level of service and quality preferred by the customer. The philosophy has four main areas of focus: Creative, Innovative Thinking People of…

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Estes Philosophy: Creative, Innovative, Thinking

  At Estes Design and Manufacturing, our philosophy is to profitably produce fabricated metal products with a level of service and quality preferred by the customer. This philosophy has four main areas of focus: 1. Creative, Innovative Thinking 2. People of High Character 3. State-of-the-Art Technology 4. Continuous Improvement Over the next few months, we…

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New Press Brake Demonstrates Estes’ Continued Commitment to Technology and Continuous Improvement

At Estes Design and Manufacturing, we are committed to providing the best service and quality for our customers. One way we live up to this commitment is through our investment in state-of-the-art technology and continuous improvement, which is why we are excited to announce that we have added the Amada HG 1003 ATC press brake…

Estes Participates in Lean Management Summit

Recently, Tim Estes, president of Estes Design and Manufacturing, attended the Lean Management Summit in Jacksonville, Florida. The Lean Management Summit seeks to bring organizational leaders to work in concert with one another to flow value across “silos” of the organization. “Many of the sessions I attended were centered on creating a lean culture” explains…

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Estes’ Approach to Customer Service and Collaboration

Estes’ Approach: Customer Service and Collaboration Since its inception in 1976, Estes Design and Manufacturing has provided customized and rapid fabrication for sheet metal parts and products, a priority which remains today. Thirty six years ago, our 2-employee operation anticipated the need for high quality, technologically advanced sheet metal fabrication service, but now with 80…