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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.

Manufacturing Leaders Successfully Outsource Safety Compliance and Employee Communications

Manufacturing leaders have little hesitation about hiring consultants to come and provide kaizen events to create lean manufacturing, best-practice process improvements. 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.)

Ultriva Enhances ERP Value Throughout Manufacturing Supply Chain

LogoModular, web-based tools are designed to complement and extend the value of the businesses systems already in place, such as MRP and/or ERP. Platforms can be deployed quickly in high-impact areas—whether in finished goods, raw materials replenishment, or production management, and get an immediate improvement across the board. An execution platform that facilitates the flow of information and materials across boundaries to give complete visibility while making better use of time and resources.

TCCI Climate Wind Tunnel in Decatur IL Best Option for OEMs

The T/CCI Climatic Wind Tunnel is located in Decatur, IL. Wind tunnel engineers are on-site with direct access to a multi-million dollar R & D lab and engineering test facility. The climatic wind tunnel tests air conditioning cool down, heater warm-up, defrosting, defogging, engine & transmission cooling, road loads, inclines, trailer towing, city traffic simulation, front end airflow, hot or cold soak evaluations and custom test development. Key attributes of the tunnel include temperature control, humidity range, airflow dynamometer, repeat-ability and solar simulation. Ed Stricklen, T/CCI's Engineering Test Manager, oversees the management and test scheduling for the Compressor Validation Laboratory and Climatic Wind Tunnel. He manages T/CCI's compressor validation program and customer report generation. Stricklen's expertise also extends into electrical, electronics, and instrumentation setup and repair.

Food Warehouse Supervisor Responsibilities Include Monitoring Productivity

LogoPicking Perfection newsletter reported that understanding the expectations of a food warehouse supervisor can be detailed in a focused job description. The ideal candidate would be responsible for associate development through training on policy & procedures, creating a cohesive organization by keeping lines of communication open. This vital role must monitor a variety of operational information, such as "mis-picks" and productivity reports, to ensure individual order selectors and the entire shift are meeting rates and following preferred methodologies. Typically five years of strong leadership, communication and people development skills and a broad knowledge of warehouse operations, methods, and procedures are also expected.

Demanding Young Customers Drive Highly Customized Products

LogoYoung consumers insist on speed of delivery, quality, and value — they also prefer products that are highly customized. The millennial generation (born between 1981and 1998) in particular, is accustomed to "on demand" access to information, products, and services, creating a highly self-focused generation with expectations for instant gratification and personalized attention. This generation has grown-up with continuous internet access, online shopping, and companies like Amazon and Pandora, which anticipate their preferences and make suggestions based on past searches and purchase trends. Delivering Excellence News is reporting weekly how these trends are impacting omni-channel and e-commerce organizations processes.