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Willington Nameplate has made the decision to close our facility on Thursday, December 17th due to the impending snow storm. This decision was made in the best interest of our employee’s safety. Our plan is to work additional hours today and on Friday to minimize any potential impact to our customers. Saturday will also be available if needed. We apologize …

WNP can help by offering a price option based on the specifications dictated by the blueprint. In the case when the specifications are truly impossible to meet due to an inherent design/language flaw our Estimators will offer a price option based on the spirit of the engineers’ intent. As stated in my previous post it takes many years of experience …

CULTURE There is a group of employees that kick around a soccer ball during the two breaks and one lunch time. First, I had a flashback of grade school and playing at recess. It’s amazing how youthful you feel when playing an organized or disorganized sport in our case. One employee was smoking a butt and kicking the ball far …

  I’ve been promoting and designing our company 6S program for 12 years. In that time our audit form has been re-invented numerous times in the true fashion of continuous improvement. Not only do we have company education on 6S with audit training, but we also have 6S blitzes where we put aside 30+ minutes once a month to work …

One of many challenges in the trenches of the Make-To-Order machining business is interpreting the originators’ requirements specified on their blueprint.  There are several variables that should be considered which includes when the blueprint was created, what industry it is meant to support and even the country from which it came from.  The converse side is that all machine shops …

Willington Nameplate is proud to be a member of the following professional organizations: CBIA-Connecticut Business & Industry. CBIA is the leading voice for business in the state, representing thousands of member companies, small and large, across a diverse range of industries. They fight to make Connecticut a top state for business, jobs, and economic growth: driving change, shaping legislative and …

The Willington Nameplate family welcomes Glenn Beauregard in the position of Controller. Glenn is responsible for all the accounting operations of the organization. He will report to our President, Brett Greene.   Glenn has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Western New England University. He brings 19 years’ experience as a Controller and in leadership roles, including his …

Communicate essential information to your employees as well as customers. Our Covid Sign Kit covers all the bases from universal safety tips to proper hand washing to social distancing. The *$50 kit is designed for most flooring and vertical surfaces such as walls, doors and windows.  They are super durable, easy to read and have vibrant colors meant to get …

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