Lean principles put New York manufacturer in tune with the industry.
Rick Drumm has been a key band member at D’Addario for more than seven years. Headquartered in Farmingdale, New York, the U.S. manufacturer of all things musical, from strings and drumheads to reeds, cables, and drumsticks, takes its lean approach to production very seriously, managing its own global supply chain and often building its own equipment. D’Addario not only marches to a different beat, it dictates the rhythm of the industry. Listen to Plant Services Chief Editor Mike Bacidore talk with the D’Addario president about new production technologies, energy management, lean manufacturing, reshoring, and site selection in this audio interview podcast.