TBD Enterprises LLC
TBD Enterprises, formed in 2009, by Bernie Ritchey and Tom Washburn, as an independent sales representatives firm, markets and sells robotic & non-robotic automation. The firm, with over 60 years of combined engineering, automation and manufacturing experience, pulls together some of the nation’s best suppliers and their offerings with a single point of contact.
The company goal is to provide lower cost, high quality manufacturing solutions, to manufacturing companies of all sizes; from a small manufacturing center to a large tier one. To do this, TBD Enterprises has leveraged its past business relationships into today’s automation and manufacturing supplier partnerships.
The owner’s personal goals are to be a part of “Keeping America Working”, by making automation and manufacturing solutions available to small and large manufacturing, with small and large capital budgets. The options in automation for competitive manufacturing are wide and varied. TBD Enterprises works to close the gap between manual labor expense and the automation expense, allowing companies to be competitive with the products they offer.
Owner/Partners Mini Bio
More than 30 years in automation and manufacturing: Roles included, Manufacturing Supervisor, Department Manager, Plant Manager, Director of Corporate Quality, Project Manager and Automation Sales Manager. Expertise: Plant Automation, Manufacturing, Quality Systems, Robotic & Non-Robotic Automation and Manufacturing Support Services.
More than 30 years in automation and manufacturing: Roles included Mechanical Engineer, Department Manager, Plant Manager, Director of Global Purchasing, Senior Project Manager and Automation Sales Manager. Expertise: Key Account Management, Client Relationship Building, Customer Satisfaction, Consultative/Solution Selling, Outside Sales, Process Management, Team Leadership, Analytical Problem Solving, Managing Partner Relationships and expectations.