Blumenthal In The News

»Alive and Well: Oklahoma companies are thriving (May 6th, 2011 - 02:32 PM)
“We don’t see the same cyclical dips as other industries,” he said. Saving money amid rising costs has increased business at Blumenthal Manufacturing, an Oklahoma City company that remanufactures engines to current specifications.

“It’s easier for vehicle owners to replace a transmission than to take on the cost and burden of a new vehicle,” said Harry Brown, the company’s marketing manager. Blumenthal has increased its staff between 25 percent and 30 percent in the last three years to service contracts with the Oklahoma City Fire Department, Oklahoma City Public Schools and the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Department.

A contract with UPS in seven states and U-Haul nationwide has kept the company’s staff busy, Brown said. “When money gets tight, it’s easier to repair,” he said. Manufacturing companies are prospering because Oklahoma diversified its economy into more stable industries after so many years leaning on the oil business to keep it running, Holmes said.

“And they did it very successfully,” he said. “Manufacturing in Oklahoma is very much alive and well and going.”

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»Blumenthal Makes Benchmark Cover Story (May 5th, 2011 - 04:08 PM)
Blumenthal Manufacturing was highlighted as the cover story in “Benchmark” (a publication of the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance) during the Summer of 2008. The case study information can be found at:
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»Fuel Saving Convertor's Results Drive Optimism (May 5th, 2011 - 04:06 PM)
At Blumenthal Cos., a 59-year-old Oklahoma City company that remanufactures engines, a tested converter that boosts fuel savings came about almost by accident as the company grappled with extending the transmission lifespan on fleet trucks used by some of its customers.

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»Torque Converter Promises Fuel Savings (May 5th, 2011 - 04:01 PM)
Blumenthal MFG was quoted in The Lawton Constitution article written in October 2008... An Oklahoma City company has developed technology that its engineers say greatly improves gas mileage in many vehicles. Field testing of vehicles outfitted with the Blumenthal Companies' patented Fuel Saver torque converter including by the Duncan Police Department and Comanche Nation resulted in gas savings of 24 to 59 percent, Blumenthal senior general manager Robert Yarbrough said.
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