Business View Magazine | April 2020

50 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE APRIL 2020 E arnest Products, based in Sanford, Florida, is a sheet metal fabrication and contract manufacturing company that provides customized solutions for its clients’ specific needs. Recently, Business View Magazine spoke with its General Manager, Chris Ahlers, to find out more about the company’s capabilities and operations. The following is an edited transcript of that conversation. BVM: How and why was Earnest Products started and how did it evolve? Ahlers: “The company was founded by Bryan Earnest in 1991, and was incorporated in 1994. At the time, Bryan saw a niche opportunity in the local area to help customers with their sheet metal fabrication needs. He quickly established a AT A GLANCE EARNEST PRODUCTS WHAT: A sheet metal fabrication and contract manufacturing company WHERE: Sanford, Florida WEBSITE: EARNEST PRODUCTS Advanced quality engineering