Susan Helper discusses manufacturing company’s new strategy

Thogus survives as ‘old’ start up

WVIZ: Avon Lake-based Thogus Products is attempting to create the “Google of manufacturing environment” by developing a vibrant, technology-driven workplace. Management increased wages and now designs products rather than just producing what is ordered. “I’d like to see it be the future of manufacturing in America. I don’t think it’s automatic,” said Susan Helper, AT&T Professor of Economics. “I salute this company.”