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Molded Dimensions

Port Washington,WI, June 2014- On Friday, June 6th 2014, Molded Dimensions Inc was honored by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as one of the Top 100 Workplaces in southeast Wisconsin. This is the third year MDI has earned this esteemed award.

Several months ago, an employee nominated MDI for this prestigious award. It is from the employee survey responses that MDI was chosen as a Top 100 Workplaces company.

1,121 companies were nominated, with 150 being selected as a Top Workplace. In this process, over 58,000 people in Southeast Wisconsin were surveyed. As part of the small business category of 149 or fewer employees, MDI was selected as a Top 100 Workplace.

The statement “create a great place where great people choose to work” sums up the MDI business philosophy. Linda Katz, CEO of Molded Dimensions, stated, “Receiving this award for the third year in a row, encourages us by knowing we ARE creating a great workplace. At MDI, our workers are not just employees. They are family, and we do our very best to take care of our family.”

About Molded Dimensions Inc.

Molded Dimensions Inc is a certified woman owned business and also an employee owned company. The ISO9001, Wisconsin based company has two factories located on the same property in Port Washington, WI. 

With 60+ years of experience in the manufacture of precision molded rubber and cast polyurethane mechanical components, the heavily engineer oriented team consists of an on-site Chemist, Project Engineers and Technical Sales. A portion of the company, called GlocalSource, provides product from worldwide manufacturers supported by MDI’s technical service and support.

Molded Dimensions capabilities include:

  • rubber and cast polyurethane molding
  • custom material formulation
  • insert bonding
  • tool design and construction
  • die cutting
  • machine finishing
  • cryogenic deflashing
  • special packaging
  • inventory programs

Their molded products are used in a wide variety of industries including heavy machines, small engine, marine, waste management, automotive, medical, food processing, high speed packaging, construction, and mining.

E.R. Wagner Completes Continuous Improvement Program

E.R. Wagner Manufacturing has recently completed a continuous improvement event in their hinge plant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This event resulted in the creation of a cell utilizing standard work flow, counter clockwise work flow, posted metrics, point of use inventory, point of use tooling and point of use gauging. The goal of the event was to set up standard work by identifying and eliminating wastes such as quality defects, waiting, transportation, overproduction, process, inventory, motion and unused creativity.

This standard work kaizen event included a team made up of manufacturing engineering, tooling engineering, maintenance, quality, plant management and manufacturing operators from the existing cell.

Results of this event include: reduction of space requirements by 50%, cycle time reductions of 99%, changeover time reduced by 75% and inventory reduced by 25%.

J.E. Shireling Represents E.R. Wagner Casters And Wheels Division

E.R. Wagner has been designing, developing, and supplying high-quality wheels, hinges and stampings, and tubular products to respected manufacturers and distributors around the globe for more than a century. 

Recently, because of the success J.E. Shireling has brought to E.R. Wagner Hinges, their Casters and Wheels division has requested that we represent this product line as well.  We welcome the ability to broaden our repertoire while continuing to represent another successful, quality manufacturer.