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TCCI Achieved Red Dot Corporation Supplier Excellence Award

T/CCI Manufacturing was recognized with Red Dot Corporation's Supplier Excellence Award. Suppliers are nominated for Supplier Excellence based on achieving 100% performance score each year. Awards recognize suppliers in quality, delivery, cost, and ancillary administrative requirements. T/CCI Manufacturing and their Que Compressor product line are global leaders in the design, production, and distribution of heavy duty air-conditioning compressors. The company has worked with Red Dot Corporation for more than 20 years on OE and Aftermarket air conditioning programs including the Oshkosh M-ATV military vehicle. T/CCI values the relationship with Red Dot and appreciates the recognition. Carey Suto, Director Global Supply Chain extended congratulations on achieving Red Dot Corporation's highest supplier recognition award.

Safety Compliance and Employee Communications Effectively Outsourced by Manufacturing Leaders

Manufacturing CEOs often outsource safety compliance to third party organizations, such as US Compliance (with more than 1000 firms using this service in lieu of hiring full-time employees to ensure OSHA, FDA, and EPA regulatory elements are met to avoid fines).

3PLs Learn from Pcdata USA at ProMat 2015 Next Week

LogoPcdata USA, presenting at ProMat 2015 next week, recently reported that leaders of 3PL (third-party logistics) companies must use best-practice training when it comes to supplier communication. Without these vital communication policies and practices picking errors lead to upset customers. Poor customer service for 3PLs can lead to an increase follow-up deliveries, lead times, and wrong orders. Training with a focus on customer service leads to better overall quality performance and better company consistency and reputation. These findings were recently reported in Picking Perfection newsletter, sponsored by Pcdata USA.

Minnesota Based Skarnes Provides Superior Local Support for Hytrol Conveyor Customers

Local support allows manufacturing and distribution customers in Minnesota to feel more confident in the conveyor system purchased. Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc., manufacturer of advanced conveyor systems, controls, and solutions attributes the integration partner network critical to the company's success. Hytrol's unique relationship with integration partners allows the company to provide a great advantage to the customer.

Wearable Technology in the Warehouse Seen Next Week at ProMat 2015 Booth 3953

The most promising wearable technology, smart glasses, will be demonstrated next week at ProMat 2015, booth 3953. Smart glasses offer rich features such as mobile, hands-free picking in addition to a potentially low cost of ownership–benefits that warehouse managers covet. Bastian Solutions will demonstrate Vuzix smart glasses at ProMat 2015 booth (#3953) in Chicago at McCormack Place South from March 23-26.

Cheers Electronic Manufactures a Variety of Wiring Harness Equipments

Wire cutters and strippers serve a variety of purposes in factories, production units and warehouses. It is used by large scale and small scale enterprises in medical and automobile industries. Cheers Electronic is a company which specializes in the production of machines used as wire cutters and wire strippers. It has a specialized research and development department with expert group of dedicated professionals. Among its wire harness technologies, the wire cutter machine and crimping machines are flagship products.

Lack of Real-Time Data Drives Faulty Inventory Reports Ultriva

LogoUltriva recently reported that most manufacturing companies are not keeping current with technologies to ensure accurate real-time inventory management. When it comes to ordering materials and components, managing inventory levels, or organizing the delivery of finished goods to customers, companies are continually forced to chase business partners – mostly suppliers, logistics companies and retailers (via a messy stream of emails), phone calls, and faxes. Worse still, as much as 80% of the data that could give manufacturers a complete, end-to-end view of their supply chains already resides on the back-end IT systems of these partners, according to some industry estimates.

Manufacturing Executives Admit Lacking Critical Communication Skills

Manufacturing executives admit lacking critical communication skills; as a result more manufacturing leaders are looking to third party vendors to provide employee communication.

New Breed E-Commerce Startups and Large Companies Launching Same Day Delivery Service

LogoA new breed of delivery startups such as Deliv, Zipments and Instacart has debuted at the burgeoning e-commerce market. Meanwhile, large omni-channel retailers such as Amazon and other high-tech companies represented by Google, are launching their own same day delivery service in metropolitan areas. Delivering Excellence newsletter is reporting weekly how these trends are changing the growth of various same day delivery programs and organizations.

580 Years of Service Celebrated at Hytrol Conveyor Company Inc.

Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc. employees, with a March anniversary start date, have more than 580 years of cumulative service.

Growing Bastian Solutions Welcomes New Hire David Strawser as Unified Support Manager

Bastian Solutions, a global material handling systems integrator and expert in e-Commerce fulfillment automation, recently hired David Strawser as Unified Support Manager. As company growth continues across the globe, an ongoing focus on customer service remains paramount.

Anuj Kapuria AGV Star at ProMat 2015 Booth 5521

Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz is the only Indian Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) solution provider exhibiting at ProMat 2015. With more than 100 AGVs installed and commissioned in the last three years for manufacturing applications, the company expanded into warehousing specifically for omni-channel fulfillment using mobile robots. Anuj Kapuria, Managing Director & CEO, will represent the company at ProMat 2015.

Fire Extinguisher Manufacturer Announces Professional Firefighting Products for Buildings and Cars

Guangdong Senje Fire Protection Group specializes in firefighting products, such as fire extinguishers, fire hydrant, fire hose, fire extinguisher, extinguisher for cars and other important items. The company also develops automatic fire extinguisher and multi-functional life saving device to be used in vehicles. With a competent R&D facility, the company keeps bringing new products for protecting buildings and vehicles from fire.

Wasatch-Contract-Manufacturing (Custom Skin Care Vendor) Introduces F-G-X-E (Fluid Gain Xchange Extract) Technology for Oral Care Product Development

LogoWasatch Product Development is focused on providing the most responsive and flexible service in the industry and has a diverse clientele ranging from leading global companies to virtual and emerging entities. With unmatched technical expertise, innovative equipment and regulatory knowledge, Wasatch maintains a demonstrated record with the FDA as well as with its customers; many of whom have outsourced with the company for over ten years. The Wasatch Product Development's lab is compliant with Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) along with being registered and certified by the ATF, and FDA. Wasatch has been developing and manufacturing several unique products for many of the World's most successful consumer product companies since 1998.

Wasatch-Contract-Manufacturing (White Label Provider) Announces Y-E-V-O (Youth Extract Vitamin Oxidation) Technology for Anti-Aging Product Development

LogoWasatch Product Development is focused on providing the most responsive and flexible service in the industry and has a diverse clientele ranging from leading global companies to virtual and emerging entities. With unmatched technical expertise, innovative equipment and regulatory knowledge, Wasatch maintains a demonstrated record with the FDA as well as with its customers; many of whom have outsourced with the company for over ten years. The Wasatch Product Development's lab is compliant with Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) along with being registered and certified by the ATF, and FDA. Wasatch has been developing and manufacturing several unique products for many of the World's most successful consumer product companies since 1998.

Ultriva Shares Emerson Supply Chain Best Practices

LogoEmerson is a large corporation that deals in many areas of business. The company provides other businesses with technology, software, and advice as well as providing household consumers with appliance products for their home. Emerson supplies other organizations and are embedded deeply in a supply chain themselves. Emerson gives supply chain advice and expertise to other companies, so naturally their own supply chain is top-notch. Emerson began using a Collaborative Supply Portal system which automates inventory, order, and shipping processes. Each piece of inventory has a barcode so that the system is able to be updated each time any action is taken. The system has helped Emerson run lean business practices.

Designing Engineering Expertise Makes TCCI Air Compressors Best in Class

Designing engineering expertise makes T/CCI air compressors best-in-class. To meet the rigorous demands of industry leaders, a variety of skills and experience are mandated. Dick Ennis, Senior Engineering Manager at T/CCI, serves as the lead on all design engineering activities, including new model development. Ennis is the customer liaison in regards to system development and warranty and he oversees all engineering changes and project management. Additionally, he serves as the corporate expert in system application and thermodynamics.

Larson Tool & Stamping Company Exhibiting in Atlanta at the Design 2 Part (D2P) 2015

LogoLarson Tool & Stamping Company will be exhibiting at the upcoming Design 2 Part (D2P), largest design and contract manufacturing show, in Atlanta, GA at Cobb Galleria Centre from March 25-26, 2015 (Booth # 337). Based in Attleboro, MA, Larson Tool is a trusted supplier of precision metal stamping parts and components to a wide number of industries in the United States. From simple hand-fed forming, welding and blanking operations to complex progressive die stampings and automated assemblies, deep drawn metal stampings for significantly large metal components to other value-added solutions - Larson Tool offers a range of innovative and highly specialized capabilities. The combination of dedicated workforce, the state-of-the-art metal stamping facility, and control of all in-house processes enables Larson Tool to create the capacity to meet delivery schedules with the highest quality metal stamping products at competitive pricing.

Instacart Partners with Petco Providing Same Day Delivering in Select Urban Locations

LogoSan Francisco-based Instacart partnered with Petco to provide same-day delivery to customers in San Francisco and Boston. Orders can be placed via the website or Instacart's mobile app, and customers can choose to get items within an hour, two hours, or later. Fees are $3.99 or $5.99 per delivery. Instacart "personal shoppers" will receive orders on their phones, go to a Petco store to pick up items, and make the delivery. Delivering Excellence newsletter is reporting weekly how these trends are changing the growth of various same day delivery programs and organizations.

Bastian Solutions Releases Important Data in New Pharmaceutical Report

Bastian Solutions just released important data in a new pharmaceutical report. One of the industry leaders, Roche Diagnostics Operations (RDO) was able to increase pack rates, reduce operating costs, and gain better visibility of carton-level details. Bastian Solutions and Hytrol Conveyor Company, teamed with Roche to improve processes by standardizing across all warehouses and implementing a more automated material handling system.

Manufacturing Jobs Dominated by Men as Leadership Gender Gap Continues

Across the manufacturing technology sector there is a major disparity between jobs held by men and women. Louise Dickmeyer, President of PDP Solutions shared specific ideas about what can be done to encourage and place more women in manufacturing technology jobs. Twenty percent of chief information officer jobs (CIOs) at Fortune 250 companies were held by women in 2014. In 2012, although 57 percent of undergraduate degree recipients were female, women only accounted for the 14 percent of the computer science degrees at major research universities.

Hytrol Conveyor and Integration Partner DILCO Predict Rapid Material Handling Growth in Mexico

Dan Liberman, Director General from DILCO SA, noted, "DILCO has been serving the Mexican industry for more than 40 years. We are a proud team of professionals that strongly belief in quality in products and technical services offered to our customers. Hytrol is one of our strongest allies in our material handling division. Together we always come up with the best solution for our customer's involving performance, uptime, cost, and many other factors. Along with Hytrol, we installed the first big shoe sorter that was installed in Mexico. One that, against all odds, is still working 24/7 after 14 years. This is the kind of technical achievement that DILCO and Hytrol offer."

Denver Reel and Pallet Promises Fastest Turnaround with Exceptional Crates & Pallets

LogoDenver Reel and Pallet has promised expedited turnaround on the delivery of exceptional quality crates & pallets. The company manufactures and delivers customized industrial wooden products for storage & shipping.

General Partition Company, Inc. Celebrates 50 Years of Building Quality Box Partitions

General Partition Company, Inc. is an organization based out of Croydon, PA providing multiple varieties of box partitions for clientele nationwide. In 2015, they are celebrating their 50th year of providing top-quality products to a wide variety of organizations all over the country.

Indian Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz Star at ProMat 2015 Booth 2251

Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz is the only Indian Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) solution provider exhibiting at ProMat 2015. With more than 100 AGVs installed and commissioned in the last three years for manufacturing applications, the company expanded into warehousing specifically for omni-channel fulfillment using mobile robots.