Case Studies & Testimonials

Perpetual Enterprises: Sanding Automation – Eliminating Production Bottleneck

Perpetual Enterprises is a contract metal fabricator and institutional furniture manufacturer located in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania. They offer a wide range of custom capabilities, as well as standard product offerings such as tables, storage towers, free standing desks, workstations, open shelving, and seating. Their custom capabilities include manual processing as required by a given job. When the volume of a particular customer part family increased to the level that the…

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SMS Group

One-on-One Executive Coaching

Headquartered in Washington, PA, SMS Group provides advanced equipment maintenance services that help metals producers find solutions to their production challenges, improve processes, extend campaigns and reduce maintenance costs. Many senior leaders within SMS Group have been promoted to their roles without receiving any formal coaching or training. SMS Group is in the midst of a re-shape that will require a new focus on talent retention and attraction. Catalyst…

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Business Impact Initiative (Bi2)

SKC, Inc., located in Eighty Four, PA, is the world leader in sampling technologies, manufactures quality air sampling equipment for professionals working in occupational and environmental health and safety and in indoor air quality. SKC Inc. was in need of a program to engage their emerging leaders that included some new skills and especially continued coaching. Each participant is/was in a state of transition and needed guidance on how…

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Taylor Fentz Studios

National Supplier Scouting Initiative

Taylor Fentz Studios designs and manufactures unique and often one of a kind functional and non-functional art works from jewelry and sculpture to sculptural decor. Additionally, Taylor Fentz Studios is in the process of branching out into a variety of other, more niche market, product designs such as jeweler tools and modular convertible jewelry displays for gallery or personal use. Taylor Fentz Studios had a need to identify U.S.…

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Reynolds Machine Company

AS9100™ Rev D QMS Development

Reynolds Machine, located in Westmoreland County, is a contract manufacturer of high quality, technologically advanced traffic control products for the rail industry. Catalyst Connection and Reynolds management have recently discussed their desire to become certified in AS9100 Rev D Quality Management System (QMS) standard. Reynolds was receiving encouragement from major customers to pursue registration and ownership recognized the benefits to implementing such a system to the growth of their…

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