Guy O'Gara

AIM Committee Chairman Guy O'Gara

Excited to Serve as AIM Committee Chairman

By Guy O'Gara / January 20, 2022

Anyone who has attended an info-packed trade show or conference understands the value of learning from peers. Inspiring each other and sharing expertise is at the heart of the Association of Manufacturing Technology (AMT). It’s why we at AMS are AMT members and why I’m very excited to serve as AMT’s AIM Committee chairman.  The…

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Sustainable Manufacturing for American Manufacturers

Automating for America: How Automation Supports Sustainable Manufacturing

By Guy O'Gara / January 6, 2022

The concept of “sustainable manufacturing” certainly gets a lot of attention these days, though from reading many recent articles on the topic, we fear that there is widespread confusion and lack of definition on what this means at a practical level.  Here we look at what sustainability in manufacturing truly means, and how your business…

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AMS named 2021 Cincinnati Best Places to Work

AMS Named Winner of 2021 Cincinnati Best Places to Work

By Guy O'Gara / October 26, 2021

AMS is honored to be named one of the 2021 Cincinnati Best Places to Work! The competition, sponsored by the Cincinnati Business Courier, celebrates local companies that strive to keep employees happy, challenged and engaged.  After being named a finalist for the award, we were honored to accept the award at a recent celebration at …

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Manufacturing Great Game of Business

Why We Play the Great Game of Business®

By Guy O'Gara / October 13, 2021

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m competitive. This part of my personality could be part of what drew me to a business operation method called the Great Game of Business® (GGOB). What we’ve discovered since implementing GGOB here at AMS is that the outcomes go far beyond the short-tem excitement of winning; they’ve put…

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automated plastic processing

Riding the Automated Plastic Processing Tide

By Guy O'Gara / May 25, 2021

Need to increase volume, efficiency and turnaround time? AMS President and CEO Guy O’Gara feels your pain. Here he discusses what manufacturers are up against today, and how automated plastic processing and injection molding can help.   Meeting Demand Now  Automation as a market mover right now is a bit of a rising tide. Unemployment might…

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Manufacturing Labor Shortage

Manufacturing Labor Shortage: Three Ways to Identify Areas to Automate

By Guy O'Gara / March 23, 2021

In today’s economy, American industrial manufacturing is at a pivotal crossroads. Consumer demand for manufactured products has increased steadily over the past 10 years, yet the manufacturing labor shortage has also increased over that same time. We have more things to make, and fewer people available or interested in making them.  To some, this manufacturing…

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Air Leak Tester Automation Bottleneck

The Science Behind Why Leak Testing Is a Bottleneck in Automation

By Guy O'Gara / March 10, 2021

A variety of industries frequently use an air leak tester for quality control. For the medical industry, air leak testers check the quality of catheters, IV sets, tubing, implantable devices and infusion sets. In the automotive industry, air leak testers are frequently used to check plastic air intake manifolds, clean and dirty side ductwork, washer…

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