Red Cross Participation

Richards Industries Participates in Yearly Blood Drive

The giant Red Cross bus arrived early this morning at Richards Industries and employees began entering the bus one at a time.  The reasons why each person donates blood varies, but they have all come to the bus in order to donate a pint of their blood for someone else. The blood drive is put […]

Richards Industries Teams Up with Forcam Force

Richards Industries Teams Up with Forcam Force

Richards Industries is ready to become the next SMART factory – with the help of Forcam Force. Bob Luthy, Safety and Lean Manager, is working with Forcam Force to reduce downtime, trouble-shoot faster and more efficiently, and lower inventory, logistics and warehouse costs through just in time product. ForCam Force is helping machine operators, plant […]

Richards Supports St. Xavier High School

Richards Industries Proud Sponsor of St. Xavier High School

Richards Industries is pleased to support local high school St. Xavier in their endeavor to enhance educational programs and tuition assistance for the young men who attend the school. This year, Richards Industries is a Pearl Sponsor for the X-Travaganza. The X-Travaganza is a year-round series of fun events, raffles and auctions that collectively raise […]

Richards Honored with Super Apprenticeship Partner Award

Richards Honored with Super Apprenticeship Partner Award

Richards Industries is pleased to announce Cheryl Neiheisel, V.P. of Human Resources, was recognized with an Apprenticeship Award from the Southwest Ohio Region Workforce Investment Board. Richards Industries has collaborated with the OMJ (OhioMeansJobs) Center for many years.   Richards Industries has quickly become the first company in the Ohio area to register apprenticeships, assess […]

On the Job Training

New Employees Receive On-The-Job Training

Richards Industries is pleased to announce that three of our newest employee hires are in the process of completing the rigorous IMT program (Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship). Hunter Hoskins, Scott Ethier and Greg Betts, Jr. are working hard to finish the course and have just completed the QA module. While attending classes on Fridays, they will continue […]

Wear Red Day 2018

Wear Red Day 2018

On Friday, February 2nd, Richards Industries employees arrived at work, proudly wearing red in support of the fight against heart disease. Wearing red served as an outward symbol of Richard’s commitment to fight heart disease through raising community awareness. Heart disease claims the lives of more American women than all cancers combined. Richards Industries does […]

Richards donates $10,000

Richards Industries Donates $10,000 to Project Connect

Richards Industries has a long history working with Project Connect – a charity that provides advocacy paired with specialized educational services and lifestyle enrichment opportunities for children who have neither a voice, nor a choice, in being homeless. When Rebeka Beach, Adolescent Homeless Liaison at Cincinnati Public Schools, mentioned  that they did not have sufficient […]

Richards Industries' sponsors the Hyde Park Blast

Richards Industries Proud Sponsor of The Hyde Park Blast

The Hyde Park Blast has raised more than $500,000 for Cincinnati organizations since its founding in 2001. Over the last 17 years, beneficiaries have included The Cure Starts Now, The Karen Wellington Foundation, Shemenski Foundation, CancerFree Kids, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Give Back Cincinnati and Cancer Support Community – among others. “We continue to […]

A Closer Look at OEE

A Closer Look at OEE, A Clearer Path to Performance

Bill Metz, V.P. of Operations, was recently asked to discuss the industrial valve manufacturer’s campaign to improve plant-floor visibility at the Smart Industry 2017 presentaion. “Digital transformation is all about real-time information enabling operators to run their parts properly and enabling management to determine what is the best strategy for the company, keeping the business […]

Young Valve Professionals

Young Valve Professionals

Logan Moore, Marketing Specialist,was recently interviewed by the Valve Manufacturers Association’s Valve Careers Initiative in order to inform and educate young people about the valve industry and its lucrative job opportunities. Logan was invited to share some of her experiences in this challenging and rewarding industry. “Working in the [valve] industry has definitely been a […]