Newell Franks, chairman of the board and CEO of Burr Oak Tool Inc. participated in a recent event co-hosted by Industry Week and Siemens. The event was held in Chicago and focused on solutions to help U.S. manufacturers remain competitive.
Franks’ presentation posed the question of how U.S manufacturers could succeed on a global scale, while detailing factors that may help companies to do so. Franks stressed the importance of investing in current equipment and technology and keeping personnel trained, while continuing with innovation to meet customer demands.
For over 65 years Burr Oak Tool Inc. has designed customized production machinery for the heat transfer and tube processing industries. OAK machines are installed and successfully operating in over 70 countries. Providing quality machines, service and parts to customers worldwide reinforces Burr Oak’s slogan, “Global Experience...Local Solutions.”