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Reinventing Accuracy, Efficiency, and Safety with the 2021 Innovator Impact Award Winner

Manufacturing Intelligence, PowerPlex, Impact Award
June 14, 2021
Hatch Stamping - Impact Award Winner

Innovators don’t just push the envelope; they push the world forward. Without them, assembly lines wouldn’t exist. Cell phones would still be the size of a brick. And Netflix would still be mailing you DVDs.

That’s why we’re celebrating the achievements of the 2021 Product or Technology Innovator Impact Award recipient. This is a company that embodies the smart manufacturing movement while driving innovation in new and exciting ways. Over the last year, they reimagined their approach and changed the game for customers and employees.

No stranger to the awards stage as a previous Transformer Impact Award winner, Hatch Stamping Company has proven over the last year that they are the definition of the word innovator.

Hatch Stamping Company

Founded as a small family business back in 1952, Hatch Stamping Company began their focus on parts for model trains. As the business evolved, the Army reached out with an opportunity to produce components of the famous M-1 rifle. No matter what industry it was supporting, Hatch Stamping Company found ways to do things faster and better than others.

That’s why, today, the company is considered a leading manufacturer of highly engineered metal stampings and assemblies for the automotive sector. All of Hatch Stamping Company’s 13 facilities operate on the Plex Smart Manufacturing Platform, including two in Mexico and one in China. But the fact that they’re the best at what they do or have an international presence isn’t what makes them an innovator.

About the Author

Plex Team

Plex Systems, Inc., a Rockwell Automation company, is the leader in cloud-delivered smart manufacturing solutions, empowering the world’s manufacturers to make awesome products. Our platform gives manufacturers the ability to connect, automate, track and analyze every aspect of their business to drive transformation. The Plex Smart Manufacturing Platform includes solutions for manufacturing execution (MES), ERP, quality, supply chain planning and management, Industrial IoT and analytics to connect people, systems, machines, and supply chains, enabling them to lead with precision, efficiency and agility.