Three “Metrolina” Manufacturers Join the OpExChange

Rock Hill & Lancaster - The OpExChange grew by three manufacturing companies last week, all of them from the “Metrolina” region of the state. Ebara Pumps and Coropolast-Tape joined from Rock Hill and Adornus Manufacturing from Lancaster.

Key managers from both Ebara Pumps and Coroplast-Tape were members of the OpExChange at previous companies. Rhonda La France, Director of Operations at Ebara Pumps, stated that she is aware of the need to continue the operational excellence journey. She is excited about the opportunity for her team to connect and leverage the benefits of SCMEP and OpExChange.

EBARA Pumps Americas Corporation (EPAC) located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, provides engineered pump, pump products and related services for the water, wastewater, commercial, municipal, energy and power industries. EPAC offers its customers application expertise and excellent support including aftermarket parts services. EPAC prides itself on excellent customer service and reliable resources/products.

Coroplast-Tape Corporation is an industry leader in innovative adhesive tapes for automotive, trade, crafts, and industry. Founded in 2013, Coroplast-Tape has been producing high quality technical tapes in Rock Hill since production began in 2014.

Adornus is a leading manufacturer and distributor of elegant, yet affordable kitchen cabinets and bathroom vanities. They utilize all-wood construction and materials in all their cabinetry, delivering significant value to homeowners and builders. Their headquarters and manufacturing are in Lancaster, SC with distribution centers in New Jersey and Florida.

The OpExChange is a peer-to-peer network of companies in South Carolina dedicated to learning and growing together. Member companies host events and share practical examples of industrial automation, lean manufacturing improvements, and leadership development. It is an invaluable resource to South Carolina companies that provide access to others who are on similar improvement journeys.

If you are interested in joining, contact Mike Demos ( or visit the OpExChange website:

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