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Daman Expands Customer Service in Canada

Recently, Daman hired Scott Lindahl to expand our field presence and customer service to Canadian accounts. Scott was born and raised in Western Canada in the Province of Alberta where he lives today with his wife Shauna and his three children. His career in hydraulics began in the warehouse of a hose and fitting distributor in […]

Daman’s Stainless Steel

Daman Products broadens our manifold capabilities into Stainless Steel markets to increase strength, durability and corrosion resistance in the most demanding applications. In this video, you will see new markets you can penetrate with a Daman manifold solution. #Only @ Daman. For more information contact us at 800.959.7841.

Meet The Quotes Team

Distributor Services – Custom Products Daman’s Distributor Services Quotes Team has over 39 years of combined experience working with Daman. Mike McIntyre What can we say about Mike Mac?  He joined Daman in 1991, so understandably he is well known in the Daman community.  Currently, Mike works directly with customers on quotes and project development.  […]

  • Community

    Daman is Officially a Safe Place

    In March, Daman proudly became one of over 160 Safe Place sites in St. Joseph County. “Seeing that Safe Place sign is an important message to kids that people care,” says owner Larry Davis.  “Daman is committed to being available to youth in a variety of ways,” he continued.  “YSB does an outstanding job connecting with […]

    Notre Dame vs. North Carolina Daman Tailgater

    What a game!!! North Carolina made it interesting, but everyone at the Daman Tailgater had no doubt the Irish would pull it off. ND is now one of the top five undefeated teams in the nation! Thank you to everyone who came out to the tailgate and we hope to see you at the next […]

  • Daman Awards

    Daman Announces Advancements in Leadership and Celebrates Employees

    Daman’s leadership team announced executive title changes at the quarterly company meeting held on July 19th.  Dave Mischler, previously Executive Vice President is now President of Daman Products; and Larry Davis, previously President is now Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In the early 90’s, Daman’s rapid growth led them to search for a fiscal manager.  Dave […]

    Inc’s 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies Honors Daman Products of Mishawaka

    Daman Products ranks #51 in the Top 100 Indiana Companies and #3071 in Inc. Magazine’s 2013 Top 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Daman’s revenue more than doubled from $9.3 million in 2009 to $19.5 million in 2012. That jump was good enough for a spot on Inc. Magazine’s list of the nation’s 5,000 […]

  • Daman Creative Team

    Daman’s Creative Team Featured in Target Magazine

    Daman’s creative team was recently featured in the Summer 2016 edition of “Target Magazine”. The article “A Creative Team Approach” relates why and how the creative team was formed. It goes on to illustrate the way new product development is initiated and how these ideas progress through a 9-step pipeline where they will either continue […]

    Daman’s Commitment to Improving Performance

    Daman’s Continuous Improvement team spends their time interacting with team members working on ways to create new or improved cell stations to maximize the use of current equipment. The tubes being welded in the picture below will be used in Cell C for long drill storage keeping drills of different diameters organized. It is through collaboration that we are able […]

  • Daman Events

    Fall Family Fun Weekend

      The crisp autumn air, bright colored leaves and fall festivities are upon us.  Daman employees and their families celebrated the season together during a weekend packed with adventure.  What better time of year to have a chili cook-off?  Congrats to the chili cook-off winners!  First place was awarded to Liz Conley and second Place […]

    The Evolution of Daman – Part 2

    A Cultural Conversion 1997 was a year of tremendous change at Daman. Construction was beginning on their new 45,000+ square-foot headquarters and manufacturing plant in the 1800 block of Home Street. At the same time, knowing there was a drastic need to change the way they were doing business, the executive team took a giant […]

  • Daman Operations

    Emergency Response Team at Daman

    Daman recently implemented an Emergency Response Team (ERT) training program to aid in providing a safer workplace for its employees.  ERT’s are trained to provide emergency first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation until an Emergency Medical Service can provide further treatment. Fourteen employees across three shifts volunteered to become trained and certified in AHA Heartsaver CPR/AED […]

    Expanding Stainless Steel Capabilities

    Aluminum and ductile iron have been the standard in the manifold world for years, but stainless steel is quickly becoming more common in the hydraulic manifold industry. Its strength, durability, and excellent corrosion resistance make it the optimal choice for certain applications such as subsea, mining, and corrosive environments. Other applications include oil and gas, washdown, semiconductor, […]

  • Daman People

    Fall Family Fun Weekend

      The crisp autumn air, bright colored leaves and fall festivities are upon us.  Daman employees and their families celebrated the season together during a weekend packed with adventure.  What better time of year to have a chili cook-off?  Congrats to the chili cook-off winners!  First place was awarded to Liz Conley and second Place […]

    Emergency Response Team at Daman

    Daman recently implemented an Emergency Response Team (ERT) training program to aid in providing a safer workplace for its employees.  ERT’s are trained to provide emergency first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation until an Emergency Medical Service can provide further treatment. Fourteen employees across three shifts volunteered to become trained and certified in AHA Heartsaver CPR/AED […]

  • Daman Videos

    Surface Treatments for Daman Manifolds

    There are many benefits of applying a surface finish treatment to your manifold such as improved appearance, corrosion resistance, improved paint adhesion, and increased surface hardness. The type of material, its application, and the purpose for the coating are used to determine the proper treatment for your part. In this video, Daman describes the different applications and […]

    Continuous Improvement at Daman

    In 1997, Daman embraced the concept of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement. The journey has helped us to establish a systematic approach to eliminating waste, streamlining processes, increasing efficiencies and creating flow throughout the company. Today, continuous improvement is part of our DNA. This video captures some of the latest improvements made by our innovative […]

  • Education

    A Special Thank You! Another Successful Fluid Power Challenge

    In December, we completed our 2015 Fluid Power Challenge competition. Without your support, we couldn’t have achieved our best year yet! Local seventh and eighth grade students from Clay Intermediate, Edison Intermediate, Greene Intermediate, Jackson Intermediate, Jefferson Traditional, LaSalle Academy, Marshall Intermediate, Navarre Intermediate, John Young Middle, Jimtown Middle and Career Academy of South Bend participated […]

    Daman Donates Manifold Blocks to University of Minnesota

    Graduate students at the University of Minnesota are utilizing several of Daman’s manifold designs in a testing station they created for experimental components. This seemingly complex setup has much more going on than may be initially visible to the untrained eye. The suspended valves are designed to give the flexibility to constantly change valving and […]

  • Industry News

    2016 Industry and Economic Outlook Summary at a Glance

    This summer industry experts gathered at NFPA’s 2016 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference in Wheeling, Illinois to share information on industry economics, market forecasts and technology breakthroughs surrounding the fluid power supply chain. Studies showed that in 2015 the U.S. was responsible for 24.5% of the world’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) up from 22.5% in […]

    Daman’s Creative Team Featured in Target Magazine

    Daman’s creative team was recently featured in the Summer 2016 edition of “Target Magazine”. The article “A Creative Team Approach” relates why and how the creative team was formed. It goes on to illustrate the way new product development is initiated and how these ideas progress through a 9-step pipeline where they will either continue […]

  • Latest News

    Daman Announces Advancements in Leadership and Celebrates Employees

    Daman’s leadership team announced executive title changes at the quarterly company meeting held on July 19th.  Dave Mischler, previously Executive Vice President is now President of Daman Products; and Larry Davis, previously President is now Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In the early 90’s, Daman’s rapid growth led them to search for a fiscal manager.  Dave […]

    The Evolution of Daman – Part 2

    A Cultural Conversion 1997 was a year of tremendous change at Daman. Construction was beginning on their new 45,000+ square-foot headquarters and manufacturing plant in the 1800 block of Home Street. At the same time, knowing there was a drastic need to change the way they were doing business, the executive team took a giant […]

  • Media

    DamanWorks Featured by CADENAS PARTsolutions

    CINCINNATI, OH (PRWEB) MAY 07, 2015 Daman Products, a leading designer and manufacturer of hydraulic valve manifolds and related products, announces the launch of their all new online configurator built by CADENAS PARTsolutions. The self-serve interface enables Daman customers to configure the product they need, and instantly generate a 3D CAD model for use within their […]

    WNIT Broadcast

    CEO Larry Davis Featured on WNIT Technical Education Program Davis will be one of 4 panelists talking about technical skills in the workforce. Also learn about Daman’s recruiting, training and retention efforts as well as the economic costs of losing employees and obstacles from the employees perspective. The show will air on Friday, November 8th […]

  • Newsletters

    Issue 43 – Winter 2013

    Download Issue 43 In this issue: In control of destiny Pipeline to success Good idea New year, same prices Outlook by Larry Davis

    Issue 42 – Fall 2012

    Download Issue 42 In this issue: A turn toward better ergonomics Partnerships in tandem Move to paperless Journey toward continuous improvement Outlook by Larry Davis

  • Purchasing

  • Sales

    Everyone “Sells” When It Comes to Building Customer Relationships

    In August 2015, Don Buttrey, owner of Sales Professional Training, Inc., based in Ohio, provided an intensive training session for Daman Products’ employees focused on helping them learn the fundamental skills to help everyone be able to sell.  Those present in these one-day sessions were Daman team members representing sales, distributor services, production, IT, quality […]

  • Technical Tips

    Daman’s Ultrasonic Wash Video

    Learn more about Daman’s ultrasonic wash system that is utilized on all of Daman’s manifolds to remove  particles from machining, to add corrosion prevention and to provide a super-shine result. Do you have questions?  Contact our team at sales@daman.com.

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    Gemba Academy Podcast Featuring Larry Davis

    Larry Davis recently sat down with Ron Pereira from the Gemba Academy to talk about Daman Products’ journey into continuous improvement. Find out how Larry first came to learn about continuous improvement, how Daman started their lean journey, how the company handles training and the effect lean has had on Daman. Larry also reveals the […]

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    Q3 Company Meeting Highlights

    Executive Reports “Do the best you can, every day.  This will enable us to be as strong as possible both operationally and financially as we head into 2017,” encourages Dave Mischler, President at Daman.   Signs of key markets turning loose in 2017 are promising.  Since the recession of the oil & gas industry, we’ve […]

    Recap of the 2016 FPDA Summit

    This year’s annual Fluid Power Distributors Association (FPDA) Summit provided valuable insight into running a business in today’s world. Among the esteemed speakers was Herb Meyer, widely known as the first government official to forecast the collapse of the Soviet Union.  Mr. Meyer spoke on how politics, economics, and culture affect business. Dr. Albert Bates […]

  • White Papers

    New Daman White Paper: What Business School Won’t Teach You about Manufacturing

    For many, having a business degree is still worth the cost of admission. However, it is important for them to remember that there are many crucial process and leadership lessons that business schools simply don’t teach. At Daman, we are well aware of this education gap. Nothing in our culture or education prepared us for […]

    Lean Methodology Is Not The End Of The Road

    Daman Products was not born with a lean mentality. We have had to make major changes to get where we are today. Read on to learn more about how we’ve applied lean thinking and the principles of natural systems to develop a culture of continuous improvement at Daman Products. Download White Paper