D.L. Martin Co. Recognizes Lance Hopkins

D.L. Martin Co. recognizes Lance Hopkins as Employee of the Month for March. Lance lives in Mercersburg and has been with the company for 3 years. He’s an Assembler in the Navy Antenna Mast Assembly Area. His supervisor, Tom Sims, is the Director of Government Contracting and has been with D.L. Martin Co. for 6 years.

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Outstanding achievement

To reduce time custom fitting each clevis assembly to its mating sheave bracket, Lance suggested designing a locating fixture so holes can be drilled in plastic shims quickly on a drill press instead of using a manual paper drill. In addition, to prevent water falling from the test tower onto the hydraulic pump and contaminating the oil, and to contain the water for easier clean up after testing, Plexiglas panels were installed on the left and back sides of the test tower to shield the hydraulic pump.

The company also recognizes Duane Brown, Nathan Eyer, Scott Riley and Chris Robinson for their suggestions implemented through the company’s Continual Improvement Program in March.

The company

D.L. Martin Co. is a world class provider of precision machined components, fabricated components and assemblies to the elevator, heavy truck, mining, HVAC, construction, energy and agriculture industries, as well as a provider of Level 1 components and assemblies to the U.S. Government. The company maintains a certified quality management system in compliance with the requirements of the ISO 9001 International Standard and AS9100 Aerospace Standard.

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