Case Studies

At Ehmke Manufacturing Company, we’ve been producing high-quality textile products since 1929. Our expert staff has been a successful Prime Contractor and subcontractor for a variety of government projects.

Browse through our project profiles to see how Ehmke Manufacturing Company’s 100% “Made in the USA” products are helping to keep the servicemen and women of our nation safer in the field and at home.

FIRST LINE FOD & Safety Protective Products

FIRST LINE FOD & Safety Protective Products

While performing maintenance on their aircraft, mechanics are exposed to many hazards; including sharp edges, head-level antennas and access doors and various equipment (ladders, scissor lifts) blunt edges. The Air Line wanted to renew their commitment to Employee Safety and turned to Ehmke Manufacturing Company for help.

Osprey Thermal / Acoustic Blankets

Osprey Thermal / Acoustic Blankets

With an annual delivery of 2,000 contract line items (approximately 10,000 individual parts), Ehmke Manufacturing Company maintains a Boeing Supplier Performance Quality Rating of 99.8% and an On-Time Delivery Rating of 98.8%.

Value Stream Mapping

Value Stream Mapping

Production Line #104A did not meet our customer’s requirement of producing 100 sets per week. They turned to Ehmke Manufacturing Company to Improve productivity and reduce product lead-time.

Fabric Items for the Mobile Kitchen Trailer

Fabric Items for the Mobile Kitchen Trailer

Acting as a Prime Contractor, Ehmke Manufacturing Company has successfully executed two (2) consecutive 5-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) government contracts to supply the fabric components used on the U.S. Army’s Mobile Kitchen Trailer (MKT) system.

US Marine Corps Temporary Shelter Support Items

US Marine Corps Temporary Shelter Support Items

Our customer’s products are recognized around the world for their proven performance in the harshest environments and they count on Ehmke Manufacturing Company to meet their high standards.

M240 Machine Gun 50 Round Ammo Pouch

M240 Machine Gun 50 Round Ammo Pouch

The U.S. Army uses the M240 as one of it’s stalwart weapons and they rely on Ehmke Manufacturing Company for the fabrication of the textile component used in this machine gun 50 round ammo pouch.

Comprehensive Solutions

Comprehensive Solutions

Law enforcement agencies and military units need a wide variety of ballistic protection gear and they turn to Ehmke Manufacturing Company’s High Ground Gear for our innovative solutions.

New Product Development

New Product Development

Our customer wanted to deliver not only the highest performance cycle, but one that was equipped with functional gear that the operator could utilize. The performance spectrum of the AWD cycle fit the mission criteria of the Special Forces almost exactly.

Temporary Sewing Facility

Temporary Sewing Facility

Our customers are leading experts in performing the mechanical & electrical modifications, but turned to Ehmke Manufacturing Company to provide a soft interior solution that would meet very stringent performance criteria.

Acoustical Blankets Modernization

Acoustical Blankets Modernization

Ehmke Manufacturing Company maintains Gold and Silver Supplier Ratings as one of 489 Boeing suppliers out of 12,000 suppliers worldwide.

Soft Interior Re-Set

Soft Interior Re-Set

Our customer after inspecting Ehmke Manufacturing Company’s soft interiors on the CH-47 Chinook, the CH-46 Sea Knight, and the V-22 Osprey quickly understood that Ehmke Manufacturing Company possessed the skill & expertise to design, fabricate & install a soft interior to meet their requirements.