Multi-Step Contract Assembly Quality Control

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As a third party registered to ISO9001:2015, Peoria Production Shop carefully inspects and ensures quality for their manufacturing clients. Contract assembly with multiple components requires the need for accurate material tracking and consistent quality control. There is a good chance that manufacturers will experience challenges when fulfilling custom orders such as precision design requirements, the […]

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Benefits of Outsourcing Contract Assembly

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Outsourcing contract assembly has been the answer for many companies when it comes to reducing operating costs. Subcontracting is a way for companies to compete with large competitors on sub assembly processes out of their niche, with profitable product development. Reduced Labor and Overhead Costs Labor costs are among the most outstanding costs for companies. […]

PPS Goes Solar!

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Peoria Production Shop is officially off the electrical grid! We are utilizing our large rooftop to support a 400 kilowatt solar array for the next 25 years. The global solar energy industry is expected to record 14% growth in 2020 compared to the total solar capacity installed in 2019. PPS has always been concerned with […]

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CFO Beth Dailey is One of This Year’s 25 Women in Leadership

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Beth Dailey is named one of this year’s 25 Women in Leadership. Beth is an outstanding CFO and has superior knowledge of accounting and financial management. She is a lifelong learner who never misses an opportunity to enhance her skills for the company’s success and the lives of our employees.  Beth is an inspiration and […]

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PPS President One Year Anniversary

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Dan LaTurno had big shoes to fill as Dick Peplow retired after 46 years as President of Peoria Production Shop. The new president came from a textile and for-profit background, therefore PPS was a fresh start. Not to mention, Dan was also able to bring new ideas to the company from past experience.  Dan required […]

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Peoria Production Shop Earns EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Certification for Superior Energy Efficiency

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Peoria Production Shop, located at 2029 W. Townline Road in Peoria, IL is proud to announce that the organization has retained the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the industrial facility performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance […]

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It’s Time to Stretch!

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Peoria Production Shop focuses on quality and employee mental and physical wellbeing. That is the forefront of our corporate culture. Stretching is a vital part of a healthy fitness regimen. Before beginning a shift, it is important to stretch and warm up to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries by reducing fatigue, improving muscular balance […]

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Bradley University Engineering Students Research PPS Auto-Bagging System

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Recently, a group of three Bradley University engineering students conducted a lean assessment for the auto-bagging system. The three students; Lauren Boden, Holly Korte, and Adam Heintzman met with their professor Joseph Chen at the Peoria Production Shop facility. The team of students gathered data regarding the current process used at the facility. The process begins […]