Sunday, May 23, 2010
Lematic (First Jackson Assignment)
Jackson resident Chad Phillips, 23, grins as he repairs part of a factory machine with a wrench Monday afternoon at Lematic. "I just like seeing everything get finished and watching them run. I see a lot of new stuff nearly every day."
Electrician Steve Bentley of Albion, a 24-year Lematic employee, looks through instructions while fixing a power box for a factory machine being assembled Monday afternoon at Lematic. "For me, it's the opportunity to do a lot ... to be a part of the whole operation from beginning to finish," Bentley said.
Engineering Director Gregory Brasic, left, CEO Dale LeCrone, mechanical engineer Aaron Weaver and Jerry Abbey, a design to build specialist, laugh while discussing layout options for factory-style machinery for a possible client, a bakery in Minneapolis, on Monday afternoon at Lematic. LeCrone said Lematic machinery, which slices and processes bread, can be found in about 75 percent of all McDonald's stores.
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