Lewis County kicks off economic development marketing plan

Lewis County has kicked off its “Naturally Lewis” economic development marketing plan, complete with a new logo. [Read more…]

QubicaAMF implements lean manufacturing at Lowville plant

The QubicaAMF bowling pin plant in Lowville has been implementing lean manufacturing practices over the past year and a half. Photo by Steve Virkler/Watertown Daily Times.

LOWVILLE — While the bowling pins and lanes made at the QubicaAMF plant haven’t gotten leaner over the past year and a half, the manufacturing process has.

Employees at the Utica Boulevard plant, at which most of the world’s wooden bowling pins are manufactured, have been undergoing lean manufacturing training and implementation sessions conducted by CITEC Inc., Potsdam, using Regional Wood Products Consortium funding through the Northern Forest Center in Concord, N.H. [Read more…]