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Smith & Richardson – 100 Years of Mastering Change

November 2021 – An article in Production Machining Magazine spotlighting Smith & Richardson’s 100 year anniversary featuring co-owners Rich Hoster and Phil Cowen

Rich Hoster Receives PMPA Frank T. McGinnis Merit Award

October 2021 - Rich Hoster was the proud recipient of The PMPA’s (Precision Machined Products Association) prestigious Frank T. McGinnis Merit Award at the Association’s recent annual meeting.

Smith & Richardson Wins VIA Spark Award for Innovation

Smith & Richardson received the Valley Industrial Association’s Spark Award for Innovation at the Association’s April 28th awards presentation event. Smith & Richardson talked about the use of its cross functional teams to analyze the competitive landscape, listen to the voice of the customer, and innovate its processes to exceed customer expectations.

Smith & Richardson - Surviving COVID-19

September 2020 - A feature article Q&A with Rich Hoster, president of Smith & Richardson, in Production Machining Magazine

Precision Machining Company is All in On Ventilator Parts

August 2020 - A feature article in Design-2-Part Magazine

Emerging Leaders Transform Their Organizations

July 2020 – A special feature section in Production Machining Magazine spotlighting Renee Schroeder – Smith & Richardson VP of Operations

Our Industry Responds

June 2020 – A feature article in Production Machining Magazine

How Champions Can Develop a Thriving Workforce

June 2020 – A feature article in Production Machining Magazine

Spark Awards Valley Industrial Association

March, 2018
Smith and Richardson Inc. was awarded the Spark Award from the Valley Industrial Association for their outstanding efforts in regards to career awareness. Through their extensive tour program and involvement in career day visits, they have open the eyes of hundreds of students to the world of manufactoring.

PMPA Member Smith & Richardson Manufacturing Finds Success in Employee Training and Equipment Investment

November 2017 – A feature article in Production Machining Magazine

Ideas at Work - PMPA

Member profile: Smith & Richardson

April, 2008 — A Featured Article in Production Machining magazine.
Smith and Richardson Inc. was recently honored by Production Machining magazine with an article about our company, our current activities and dedication to our customers. The article highlights our expanding capabilities and use of PMPA's network to further our knowledge of lean manufacturing and expanding our Asian initiative.

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Is Your Business Too Small To Be Lean?

Implementing "Lean" at Smith & Richardson

October, 2007 — A Featured Article in the MRA - Institute of Management Journal
By Bill Bonham, Training Specialist

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Award Pictures

Pictured from left to right – Rich Hoster, Renee Schroeder, Ron Brown, Steve Braun, Tom Terpening, Nathan