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Driven to Serve High-End Sanitary Processes Schenck Process to Open a Segregated Stainless Steel Production Plant

Jul 27, 2017

In an effort to better serve the high end food, dairy, nutraceutical and fine chemical markets Schenck Process announces an investment to renovate its main plant at the Whitewater, Wisconsin location to a dedicated stainless steel production facility. The change removes carbon steel manufacturing at the main plant and replaces it with all stainless steel manufacturing to meet today’s... Read More

When it Comes to Today's Consumer, it's what's on the Outside that Counts

Jul 27, 2017

Glen Rock, PA – July 26, 2017 – Millennials, representing close to 35% of today's retail buying force, now gravitate toward customization, which is becoming an expectation in the packaging world, and not an extravagance. This trend is evolving in every industry, from health & beauty and consumer goods to automobiles and electronics. Consumers want to feel a connection to what they... Read More

Rockwell Automation Joins More Than 250 CEOs in Unprecedented Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Jul 26, 2017

Companies have shared examples of nearly 200 actions that they are taking to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace

MILWAUKEE, July 25, 2017 - Rockwell Automation joins the growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Only one month after 150 CEOs came together to launch the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, more than 75 additional CEOs... Read More

Celera Motion = MicroE + Applimotion

Jul 26, 2017

Bedford, MA June 24, 2015 - We are excited to introduce Celera Motion - the new name of the combined businesses of MicroE and Applimotion. Derived from the Latin word "celer" for quick and swift, the name Celera reflects our commitment to delivering motion control solutions that accelerate our customers' ability to deliver innovative solutions to their markets. Celera Motion's cohesive... Read More

GSI Group Announces Corporate Name Change to Novanta Inc.

Jul 26, 2017

As you may be aware, Celera Motion is a subsidiary of GSI Group Inc. On May 12, 2016, GSI Group announced that it has changed its corporate name to Novanta Inc. The company's stock will now trade on the NASDAQ exchange under the ticker symbol NOVT. The corporate name change represents our parent company's strategic vision and commitment to innovation and excellence. The name Novanta... Read More

Ipsen Invests $1 Million in Heat Treatment Industry By Offering $50,000 Credits Toward the Purchase of New TITAN® Furnaces

Jul 26, 2017

CHERRY VALLEY, IL – Ipsen believes that one of the most valuable things a company can do is invest in others. They are also committed to advancing the heat-treating industry with the latest innovations and updated equipment. As part of that commitment, they are investing $1,000,000 in the industry this year.

Companies can take advantage of Ipsen’s investment by trading in their old... Read More

Great Lakes Brewing Company Quenches Increased Demand with Manufacturing Analytics Solution from Rockwell Automation

Jul 25, 2017

MILWAUKEE - Craft beer is booming business in the United States, and even seasoned breweries are finding themselves looking for creative ways to keep up with thirsty consumers. Cleveland-based Great Lakes Brewing Company (GLBC), an independent craft brewery founded in 1988, recently tapped into new manufacturing analytics technology that helps scale production without sacrificing product... Read More

Lenthor Engineering, a California Based Designer, Manufacturer and Assembler of Flex and Rigid-Flex Printed Circuit Boards Invests in Hakuto’s Mach630NP Next-Gen Dry Film Laminator from Matrix USA

Jul 24, 2017

The Mach630NP was designed by Hakuto to solve yield issues stemming from the ever-growing expectations for smaller tolerances below 5 MIL. Other benefits of the machine include ease of use and low-cost maintenance, as well as quick change of rollers and offline cassette loading to maximize the overall use of time.

Lenthor’s General Manager Rich Clemente states, “We are excited about... Read More

Uponor Invests $6.35 Million to Expand PEX Pipe Manufacturing

Jul 21, 2017

Company acquiring manufacturing plant in Hutchinson, Minn., to meet long-term demand

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., July 20, 2017 - Uponor North America (Uponor) announced today that the company has signed an agreement to purchase an existing 237,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and office space in Hutchinson, Minn. The $6.35 million investment is located about 70 miles west from its North... Read More

Why are Battery ManufacturersTurning to Wire Mesh?

Jul 21, 2017

Wire mesh is becoming increasingly popular within the battery and critical power industries. Due to the versatility and unique properties of the material, it has become highly desirable. The characteristic of wire mesh that has become particularly appealing is the large surface area it presents when compared with foils and other flat metals.

It has been proved that wire mesh current... Read More

Epec Now Offering PCB Layout and Design Services

Jul 21, 2017

July 21, 2017; New Bedford, MA - Epec Engineered Technologies, one of America’s oldest printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturers located outside of Boston, MA, announced today their latest offering of PCB layout and design services to their customers.

Founded in 1952, Epec has a long history with circuit boards and the PCB industry. Over the past 65 years, Epec has worked on countless... Read More

American Polyfim Inc. Expansion: A Branford Success Story

Jul 21, 2017

Established in 1998 by Branford's Cassella family, American Polyfilm Inc. officially cut the ribbon on the company's state of the art manufacturing headquarters in Branford on Wednesday, Oct. 5. The gleaming, energy-efficient building at 15 Baldwin Drive has been designed and built using Branford-based companies.

Company founder Victor Cassella said expanding into a new, modern... Read More

EDAC Names New Manufacturer's Representative to Serve the Countries of Mexico and Central America

Jul 21, 2017

TORONTO, Canada – July 2017 - EDAC, a global leader in the design and manufacture of RoHS-compliant interconnect products, today announced Everest Sales & Solutions, Inc. has been appointed to represent the EDAC connector lines in Mexico and Central American countries. With this addition to EDAC’s global sales network, the Company continues to affirm its strategic initiative to provide... Read More

PNC Inc.’s BGA Assembly

Jul 20, 2017

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At PNC Inc., with state-of-the-art BGA placement equipment, refined BGA assembly processes and X-ray test equipment, we can build high-quality BGA boards.

PNC’s SMT production teams carefully review PC board files, BGA datasheets and BGA ball sizes to make an optimized custom thermal profile for each job. For example, when the ball size is larger than normal, the... Read More

Wrisco Joins the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM)

Jul 20, 2017

Wrisco is an Associate Member of the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM). The association represents manufacturers that produce light- and medium-duty trailers and suppliers of products and services to these manufacturers. NATM seeks to promote awareness of safety and provide a voice for trailer manufacturers and their suppliers when issues of trailer safety and regulation are... Read More

Digicom Electronics Receives AS9100:2016 (RevD) Aerospace and ISO 9001:2015 Certifications

Jul 20, 2017

Quality Management System certified by Intertek

Oakland, Calif. - July 19, 2017 - Digicom Electronics, Inc., a technology and quality driven Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) company based in Oakland, CA, announces it has been certified by Intertek for AS9100:2016 (RevD) and ISO 9001:2015. AS9100:2016 (RevD) is the standard for organizations that design and manufacture products... Read More

American Polarizers Obtains ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Jul 20, 2017

Reading, PA, July 2017 - American Polarizers Inc. (API), a world leader in the manufacture of polarized filters and other optical products, has announced it has obtained ISO 9001:2015 certification. Already an industry leader, the implementation of ISO standards will help the company further improve its ability to meet the needs and quality requirements of the foremost corporations around the... Read More

Brady Selected by Rockwell Collins for Corporate RFID Program

Jul 20, 2017

RFID tag system will wirelessly identify flyable aircraft parts and track component history

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (July 19, 2017) - Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, today announced that its Aerospace RFID Solution has been selected by Rockwell Collins to meet RFID labeling and tracking needs within its Interior Systems business​,... Read More

Ajax TOCCO Installs Twin Floating Inductor Weld Preheat System at High-Capacity, Heavy Duty, Fork Truck Manufacturer

Jul 20, 2017

Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic has completed the installation of a twin bead weld preheat system for SAW (submerged arc weld) process at a manufacturer of high capacity heavy duty fork / lift trucks. This is the second installation at this facility for Ajax TOCCO. The first install was single bead preheat system.

The new twin bead floating inductor weld preheat system simultaneously heats two... Read More

CyberOptics SE500-II Solder Paste Inspection

Jul 19, 2017

PNC Inc. recently purchased an SE500-II solder paste inspection machine from CyberOptics.

In addition to other recent purchases, this machine completes another fully-equipped, top-of-the-line assembly line for the company.

The SE500-II can scan 30% faster than its predecessors thanks to its unique all-in-one scan sequence. This allows it to inspect PC boards at a rate faster than... Read More