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Seegrid Part of the Michigan Automotive Industry Recovery

LogoForty-five thousand jobs have been created since 2009 specific to automotive manufacturing. Some of the businesses likely to review the merits of VGVs in 2016 include Home Depot, CVS, and Lowe's.

Customers Turn to Imperial Wire & Cable Co. for Landscape Lighting Wire

Imperial Wire & Cable Co. is a national wholesaler of wire and cable products. They do a high volume of business with commercial OEMs, federal government agencies and defense contractors. They sell quality items such as landscape lighting wire in bulk amounts.

Hydrojet, Inc. Prioritizes Total Customer Satisfaction

LogoHydrojet, Inc. is a business that specializes in many areas of the composite manufacturing industry. As an AS9100C Quality Certified company, they are a one stop shop for composite manufacturing and fabrication for many industries, including aerospace, technology, medical, rotorcraft and more. Hydrojet, Inc. takes pride in separating themselves from competitors that also provide composite layup tooling and manufacturing services, because Hydrojet, Inc. is 100% dedicated to providing their clients with quality composite materials. The company also has a primary objective to provide total customer satisfaction.

Syoptek's Custom Fiber Optic Tool Kit Gives Huge Fillip to Branding with Its Self Promotion Options

Syoptek the Chinese company that is a global leader in fiber optic tool manufacturing as well as supplying and retailing has taken product customization to the next level with the launch of its fiber optic tool kit, which is not only handy as equipment, but actually helps field technicians in their branding efforts.

Pervidi Paperless Inspections to Showcase Its Unique Manufacturer Product Verification Engine at NSC 2016

LogoTechs4Biz Corporation, the provider of Pervidi software for managing safety inspections and audits, will exhibit its expanded Product Verification Engine at the upcoming National Safety Council conference and tradeshow in Anaheim, California.

Topper Tube Part of Fork Truck Free Movement Provides Flexibility Suited for Numerous Applications

LogoTopper Industrial's Topper Tube Division is a pipe joint system that is a smart, dynamic, and flexible system which can be suited for numerous applications. This dynamic pipe joint system has numerous advantages including easy to handle components made of light-weight materials.

Demand Driven KPIs Must Include on Time Delivery According to Synchrono

LogoThe Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) monitored in a Demand-Driven Manufacturing environment track the demand signal through the entire organization. The results measured are those related to flow, velocity, throughput, and other measures of movement throughout the supply chain. These KPIs are often used to guide the organization to areas of focus for continuous improvement. The true key performance indicator for Demand-Driven Manufacturers is on-time delivery.

Brooks Brothers Trailers & Equipment's Turret Puller to Have Positive Impact on Electrical Distribution Industry

LogoBrooks Brothers Trailers & Equipment is proud to announce a new turret puller in their extensive lineup of high quality trailers and equipment. With a 2,000 lbs. line pull capacity, the 4DP-TRT-2K is an exciting addition to their existing top grade products. The powerful puller will be used in the electric distribution industry including Investor-Owned Utilities, Electric Contractors, Electric Cooperatives, Public Works, and Public Municipalities.

Wickwire Warehouse Inc. Announces Stainless Steel Rods and Wire Mesh Are Available for Purchase Immediately

Wickwire Warehouse Inc., a leading supplier of steel and alloy wire products based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that stainless steel rods and wire mesh are available for purchase immediately. For over five decades, Wickwire has been providing customers with top-notch wires and rods that have been used to create display racks, hangers, medical equipment, and many other products. The company sells and ships their products to customers located all over the U.S., and anyone who would like to place an order can get in touch with them by phone at 800-419-6720, or email them at sales@wickwirewarehouse.com.

SGR Was Featured as the Best Planetary Gearbox Manufacturer in China

SGR today announced that they have been featured as the best planetary gearbox manufacturer in China. This was after a survey that brought together all gearbox manufacturers. The aim of the survey was to review latest technology, innovation, progress and development in gearbox manufacturing industry.

RHI Electric Co. Ltd. Manufactures and Sells Vinyl/PVC Dip Molding Products and Battery Connector Kits

The news that the China-based RHI Electric Co. Ltd. is specialized in designing, producing and selling Vinyl/PVC Dip Molding products and Battery Connector Kits, such as battery terminal and cover, cable lug, vinyl cap and insulator and copper bar and covers and related products may interest those who are on the look-out for these products. The company says they have automatic equipments that are developed by themselves.

Brother Filtration Releases New Generation High Flow Filter Cartridge Which Can Replace Pall, 3M CUNO and Pentair

Brother Filtration today unveiled a new generation of high flow filter cartridges that can replace Pall, 3M, Pentair Aqualine and Parker Mega Flow. The six different models available can handle a maximum pressure of up to 150 Psi, with varying lengths from 20 to 60 inches. Brother Filtration clients can choose different connection model for their equipments.

WarehouseOS Partners with Pittman Creek Wholesale

LogoPitman Creek Wholesale the leading distribution company in the Bass Fishing segment of the sporting goods industry has partnered with Warehouse Mobile Solutions, a logistics solutions provider to implement WarehouseOS , "WOS". The Tablet Directed, Barcode/Order Fulfillment Solution was integrated into their new distribution center located in Danville, Kentucky. Utilizing the latest version of WOS, Version 2.6, integrated with their host ERP, Pitman Creek has achieved impressive improvements in fulfillment metrics over the past year as a result of relocating to their new distribution center now being fully managed by WOS.

Viastore SYSTEMS Whitepaper Shares WCS Parameters for Waveless Picking

Logoviastore SYSTEMS offers waveless picking, considered the evolution of wave picking. A 'wave" is a grouping or batch of work released for picking based on common parameters. A wave may be organized around common stock keeping units (SKUs), commonality in the locations SKUs are stored within, shipping deadlines, common carriers, and common sorting or kitting processes the batch of work needs to flow through.

Thomas R Cutler Authors Article About Traceability for Automation and Controls Today Magazine

LogoManufacturing journalist, Thomas R. Cutler, recently discussed traceability challenges in many different forms throughout lean manufacturing and warehousing processes. The feature article titled, Automating Traceability including GS1 and PTI was published in Automation and Controls Today magazine.

Topper Industrial Division Topper Tube Provides Full Line Casters for Manufacturing Tubing Needs

LogoTopper Tube, a new division of Topper Industrial, offers a full line of casters to meet a variety of needs. Topper Tube is an adaptable tube & joint material handling system for lean manufacturing initiatives. The system components consist of tubes, joints, and specially designed accessories. The system can be ever-changing and provides optimal flexibility line side.

Value in Demand Driven Manufacturing Software Includes Operations and Supply Chain Visibility According to Synchrono

LogoDemand Driven Manufacturing production planning, scheduling and execution software provides many benefits, including the ability to align people, processes, machines, and materials around the demand signal. According to Synchrono, the leader in Demand-Driven Manufacturing technology, the value in synchronizing these resources is that it improves production flow and provides real-time visibility into constraints, status, and other key performance indicators. By empowering everyone with this information, manufacturers gain a single version of the truth. There are no surprises; priorities are clear so everyone knows what to work on next.

Seegrid Michigan Robotics Leadership Initiative Profiled in Robotics and Automation News

LogoSeegrid, the pioneer and leader in vision-based autonomous industrial vehicles, announced the addition of Pete Chryplewicz to the company's strategic account sales team. Chryplewicz will be heading up the important Detroit, Michigan robotics leadership initiative. Chryplewicz was recently profiled in Robotics and Automation News.

Humantech Ergonomist Interviewed Magline Director of New Product Development About Glyde Hand Truck

LogoHumantech Ergonomist Ryan Cowart recently interviewed Ali Patterson, Director of New Product Development at Magline about the Glyde Hand Truck. Patterson explained the reason the innovative Glyde was developed. "Magline partnered with a group of designers and engineers out of MIT that worked with drivers of Anheuser Busch for three year collecting compelling information and feedback with early prototypes. Magline took the driver feedback and integrate it into the final design."

Hytrol Details Critical Quality Assurance Factors in Lean Manufacturing

LogoChris Shepard, Hytrol's Manager of Quality Assurance, recently shared the most important factors in quality assurance. "It's imperative in Lean Manufacturing that quality is assured. In a Lean environment you eliminate waste, and there's no greater waste or cost to eliminate than a quality issue. Between lost hours and lost material, quality issues are costly to your company and, ultimately, to your customer," noted Shepard.

Egemin to Showcase E'gv Compact at Pack Expo

LogoAt the upcoming Pack Expo in Chicago, Egemin Automation will showcase its E'gv® Compact, a small yet robust Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV) specifically designed to handle standard-sized loads at higher capacities than traditional AGCs (Automatic Guided Carts) currently on the market.

As Frozen Food Market Grows Intelligent SYSTEMS Are Required According to Viastore SYSTEMS

Logoviastore SYSTEMS, a leading material handling automation systems and software company, released a whitepaper titled, "Intelligent Systems to Keep the Cold Constant, the Quality High and Energy Use Low." The energy saving potential in frozen storage warehouses and logistics centers is high. The key is to look at an entire solution, not just the effectiveness of single products. An intelligent management system avoids unnecessary goods movements and saves energy. To ensure efficient and economical operations, it is also possible to install energy saving drives, braking technology that recirculates energy back into the system, efficient design processes, and preplanned suitable packaging sizes to make better use of truck cargo capacity.

Ed Brown Topper Industrial Founder to Share Ergonomic Benefits of Fork Truck Free at 2016 ErgoExpo

LogoTopper Industrial, the leader in ergonomic and Fork Truck Free material handling equipment, will exhibit at the National Ergonomics Conference and ErgoExpo at Caesars Palace from November 15-18, 2016. Topper Industrial will exhibit at booth 500.

Floormat.com Celebrates 60 Years of Mat Production and Distribution

Floormat.com is a well established matting company founded over 60 years ago in Ohio. Renowned for its extensive product catalog, the company was originally setup as a distributor of 3M floor matting products and solutions. Currently, the company distributes its own matting products and also materials from other reputable matting companies.

The Garage Door Company Announces the Launch of an Online Finance Calculator

With an intention to offer flexible finance options to clients, Yorkshire-based retailers of garage doors The Garage Door Company has recently announced the unveiling of a new online finance calculator which will be available on their official website thegaragedoorcompany.ltd.uk. According to first-hand information collected from the company's spokesperson the finance calculator will come in very handy for prospective customers who will be able to obtain varied funding options for their garage doors quickly.