Tire and Rubber Manufacturer
One of the “Top 5” largest domestic tire manufacturers the U.S. achieved net sales of over $1 billion, for the first time ever, during a 3-month lockout of 1,050 USW members. Strom Engineering helped our client plan for their union contract negotiations. When the lockout was announced, Strom deployed temporary managed workforce to keep operations running. Our client’s new contract will enhance the competitiveness of their plant through improvements in productivity.
After a large engine assembly facility went on strike, Strom provided all temporary replacement personnel. Output and quality both increased while Strom personnel operated the plant.
Truck and Tractor Body Manufacturer
Strom launched a successful deployment of 85 highly skilled welders, who worked on aluminum, stainless steel, and both hot and cold rolled steel for a project that lasted 15 weeks. Operations continued throughout the project with little or no disruption.
Automotive Parts Manufacturer
Strom increased overall time savings at our client’s facility by 67% Tasks taking our client’s bargaining unit 35 minutes to complete were accomplished in 12 minutes by Strom workers.
Strom performed with a 0% defective rate. Our client found it necessary to purchase additional air compressors due to the exceptional work ethic of Strom’s employees.
Strom operated nine struck facilities performing all aspects of tire building including providing maintenance personnel. Our workforce successfully operated for 14 weeks, providing leverage in obtaining a reasonable contract.
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