Last week, I visited Maine Industrial Tire — a manufacturer of solid rubber tires in Red Lion, Pa.
CEO Troy Kline, had a worker load this 80-inch-diameter tire onto a forklift so I could strike some poses. The following, captured by Paul Kuehnel, documents what happened next:
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Originally published on the Money & More cover of the York Daily Record/Sunday News on Sunday, October 2, 2011.
Wrote this story a while ago. It’s an oldie but a goodie. Things aren’t always simple on the manufacturing beat. I try to boil it down for the common folk. Here is a prime example of that:
By LAUREN BOYER
Daily Record/Sunday News
Adhesives Research likely isn’t a household name.
The company, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, sits nestled in Springfield Township farmland off the Interstate 83 exit for Glen Rock.
With a sign stamped “Adhesives Research,” the uneducated onlooker probably assumes the complex produces . . . well . . . adhesives.
But it’s much more than just transparent tape or the paste you used to sniff in art class. Continue reading