The senior advisors of the firm each have more than 30 years experience
wording in numerous manufacturing functions, from Engineering and
Procurement to Production, Paint and Ship. We have also worked with
numerous suppliers to help them remain profitable, competitive, and as
a trusted and valued partner to their customers.
In addition, we have worked in numerous industries from foundries and
all forms of machining to fabrication and additive manufacturing.
The QCA team includes certified ISO and AWS (welding) quality
inspectors, certified production & inventory control (CPIM) experts,
and experienced engineering & manufacturing best-practice
consultants. We have years of experience helping clients optimize
their “front office”, engineering, production, and quality control
Erik is managing partner and co-founder of QC Advisors. Erik has
worked in manufacturing for 35+ years, starting his career at
Cincinnati Milacron where he was instrumental in introducing new
technology and streamlining the engineering function and
manufacturing operations. Subsequently, Erik worked for Deloitte as
a management consultant, helping Fortune 100 manufacturers
implement Just-in-Time manufacturing practices. In the ’90s, Erik
formed Meta Marketing, a sales support firm specializing in the
hard-to-sell, and is a thought-leader in selling manufacturing services without discounting and sacrificing sales margins. Erik is certified in Production and Inventory Control CPIM) and is a certified ISO auditor.
Ken L. Guy
Ken is a partner and co-founder of QC Advisors. Ken has worked in
manufacturing for 30+ years in roles including quality manager and
quality control consultant. Ken has worked for dozens of companies
helping them implement, refine, and certify their quality functions,
as well as helping numerous manufacturers implement lean
manufacturing practices. Ken has successfully turned around a number
of ailing manufacturing operations by applying quality and modern
manufacturing practices. Ken holds an ISO QC auditor, Lean
manufacturing (6-Sigma) PMP, and AWS (welding) certifications.
Where we are located
QC-Advisors is located in Cincinnati, Ohio, located in the midst of the
“rust belt”, and serves clients throughout the mid-west.
For more information please contact QC-Advisors at (513) 739-0155.