Lead Read features OMI interview with Ashley Thompson of 50 Strong

Posted: February 12, 2020

The next article on lessons gleaned from Manufacturing Tomorrow podcast interviews has posted on Lead Read Today, a blog produced by the Fisher Leadership Institute at The Ohio State University.

Ashley Thompson is co-founder and CEO of 50 Strong, a blow-molding manufacturer in Lima, Ohio, that produces water bottles and bicycle accessories. The company supplies Walmart with nearly three million bottles per year.

Key takeaways highlighted include:

Women in manufacturing navigate difficult paths to reach leadership positions in manufacturing
Leading a U.S. retail supplier still can offer competitive advantages over global competitors

Learn more about Ashley's journey at Lead Read Today.