Awards

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 […]

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 presentation. “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 […]

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An Evening To Remember – Gilbert Richards Honored

It was a star-studded night at Xavier University’s Cintas Center as Gilbert Richards was posthumously honored as a 2017 Cincinnati Business Hall of Fame for his dedication, hard work, community service,  family and commitment to excellence. On hand to celebrate the evening were the four owners of Richards Industries: Charles (Sheryl) Page, Bruce (Pam) Broxterman, […]

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Greater Cincinnati Business Hall of Fame – Gilbert Richards

Richards Industries is thrilled to announce that Gilbert Richards, founder of Richards Industries, will be inducted into the Greater Cincinnati Business Hall of Fame  for 2017. The Junior Achievement is hosting the induction event at Xavier University’s Cintas Center. The hall of fame recognizes leaders for their business acumen and community involvement. Following success at […]

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Richards Industries Top Shops Honors Program Winner

“This Cincinnati, Ohio, industrial valve manufacturer has taken extensive strides to implement lean strategies to improve flow and throughput in its more than 100,000 square foot facility. In some cases, it has moved away from multitasking-type equipment to create lean, multiple-machine cells to achieve higher production.” “In addition, Richards Industries has recently installed a a […]

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Best Place To Work – Again!

  “Richards Industries is a perennial MANNY winner, recognized ten times in the program’s 11 years. This is the ninth time Richards has received a “Best Place to Work” award. Company officials say the reason is they’re continually striving to make the workplace better. It ranges from little things such as helping an employee apply […]

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Over 4 Million Hours of No Lost Work Time

Richards Industries is passionate about safety and it shows. Recently, Richards Industries hosted Sarah Morrison of the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation to demonstrate how it has made safety a number one priority in the workplace. Richards Industries has received six Safety Intervention Grants from the BWC totaling $40,000 over the last eight years . […]