Farrar Gets Good Press
A fellow metalcaster, Farrar Corp., Norwich, Kansas, was highlighted in a local newspaper Saturday. We always love to read positive articles like this one, which reiterates the notion that press can be a good thing. Hopefully your initial reaction to a phone call from a member of the media is not to ignore or decline to comment. The American Foundry Society gives some tips on how to handle media inquiries here.
From the article:
What started as a small blacksmith shop in a basement has become a multimillion-dollar ductile iron caster and machine shop and Norwich's largest employer.
And the family-owned Farrar Corp., which celebrated its 75th anniversary last month, shows no hints of despair - even in the midst of the current financial crunch.
"It's not just the fact that we're family-owned, that's not why it works," said Joe Farrar, the company president. "It is because of our dedication to customer service and meeting a need and filling that need. We are fulfilling a niche, and we do have a niche that no one else can do as well as we can."