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Mark Smith – 25 Years and Counting

Mark Smith – 25 Years and Counting   In February 1994 I was looking for interim work while I waited for the next hiring phase for long-haul truck drivers (April-May) at JB Hunt.   On a cold and snowy day, I started walking north on Sherwood at 9 Mile applying to businesses on both sides …

Label Error-Proofing

Label Error-Proofing – Preventing Costly Errors   History: In the past, operators would pack and ship parts based on visual characteristics. However, there was no error-proofing to prevent parts of similar color, shape and size from being mixed up so errors were often abundant. Eventually, Part Number labels were added to prevent errors but visual …

Whitlam Group Partners with Detroit Water Ice

Whitlam Group is proud to partner with Mitch Albom and the Detroit Water Ice Factory Earlier this year, we met with Mitch Albom and the Detroit Water Ice Factory team to discuss how we could partner with this innovative, community-based charity that operates as a 100% dollar-in-dollar out, organization.  Created in 2015 by journalist, radio personality …

Debbie Price Appointed as Whitlam Group VP of Sales

Whitlam Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Debbie Price as Vice President of Sales. After a long and thorough search, we are happy to announce that Debbie Price has joined Whitlam Group as our Vice President of Sales. Debbie brings the right mix of experience and skills to help our company achieve its …

Introducing Our First Craft Beer Customer

Rochester Mills Co.’s Whitlam Label Last month, we shared a post about entering the craft beer market. You can read the article here. In that article, we mentioned a local brewery that we had just started to work with. We are pleased to announce that Rochester Mills Co. is our first customer in this market. …

Entering the Craft Beer Market

Craft Beer Packaging Labels The growth of the craft beer market has been steadily increasing as small and independent brewers saw a 6% rise in volume and accounted for more than 12% market share in the beer industry in 2016, according to an annual report by the Brewers Association (BA). Michigan has over 200 breweries, …

'Escape' Workplace Stress with Team Building Events

Whitlam Group Team Building Outing “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is a success.” Henry Ford Everyone wants to work in an environment where he or she feels they can easily communicate, be comfortable, and collaborate with their co-workers. However, some find it difficult to connect or reach out to …

Adopt-a-Child Christmas Program

Annual Adopt-A-Child Christmas Program Whitlam Group once again participated in the 55th Annual Adopt-A-Child Christmas Program held by North End Youth Improvement Council (NEYIC), a Detroit-based organization. The NEYIC was founded over 40 years ago, with the purpose to engender values, hope, self-esteem, and self-respect in the young people who live in Detroit communities. This …

LabelExpo 2016

Whitlam Group Participates in LabelExpo 2016 Didn’t make it out to Rosemont, IL for this year’s LabelExpo Americas? That’s okay- we’ll fill you in on all of the fun! At Whitlam Group, we are always looking to invest in the latest and greatest technology. Not only does this help with staying ahead of our competitors, …

Whitlam Group Invests in IST UV Technology

New IST UV Technology Center Line, Michigan-based Whitlam Group has recently installed the latest IST MBS UV system on a renovated Mark Andy press. The six-position IST system replaced an older UV system and provides a flexible, quick changeover platform for LED or conventional UV, as well as combining the two as a hybrid system. …

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