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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 […]

Richards Industries participates in "What's so cool about manufacturing"

Richards Industries Participates in the “What’s so Cool About Manufacturing” Contest

Richards Industries is participating in the Dream It Do It’s, “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing” Video Contest 2018. This will be the third year Richards has participated in the contest. The contest is a program designed by employers and educators to help improve the image of manufacturing as a career choice with the objective of […]

Richards Industries Annual Breakfast

9th Annual Sausage & Pancake Breakfast

  Richards Industries celebrated its 9th Annual Pancake and Sausage breakfast with owners Bill Metz and Charles Page manning the grills. This is a fun event that employees look forward to every year. What’s not to like – pancakes, sausage, and orange juice – the perfect breakfast! This event is put on every year by […]

Focusing on our employees

Richards Industries Invests In Our Employees

In many companies the front line leaders work directly with the majority of the company’s employees.  Employee engagement, productivity, and satisfaction is directly influenced by those leaders. Richards Industries is currently investing in all our front line managers – working with The Definity University Frontline Leader Certificate Course (FLCC), which teaches Frontline Leaders nine fundamental […]