I am relatively new to the manufacturers rep world.  I was hired by John Sandifer only months ago.  I recently had an opportunity to go and meet some of our principals.  I spent 3 days in the factory at Wrico Stamping in Grapevine, TX.  I was truly impressed by what I saw.  Wrico is a metal stamping company that has been around for ages.  They have presses that range from 20 ton all the way to 400 ton.  If you are anything like me, the tonnage of a press meant nothing but I assure you, if you ever get an opportunity to see a press of this size, you will be humbly impressed.
I started the week taking a tour of the plant and getting familiar with all the various machines and processes.  From robotic welding to progressive dies Wrico does it all.  I was particularly intrigued with the quality management office.  I was surprised that after a certain number of pieces were pressed, one had to be brought to the office to ensure the product was within tolerances.  It was amazing to see a company genuinely concerned with the product they were shipping out.. you don’t see that much nowadays. It seems in today’s fast paced society, all companies are concerned with is their bottom line and time management.
I met a lot of good folks over at Wrico and I am truly proud to represent this company.
I could spend days talking about my experiences at Wrico, I will be sure to fill you in on more details in future blogs, for now, it’s probably time you get back to work and stop wasting time