Companies that build legacies do so by committing themselves to excellence – they set attainable goals and adapt to their environment better than their competitors. Such is the case with Downdraft.com, a company which has thrived in the industrial machinery marketing industry for 30 years. They've achieved marked success by doing the simple things very well, such as offer products that get the job done in a reliable, efficient manner. Downdraft.com/MTA Technical Sales specializes in collection equipment that captures smoke, fumes, vapor, and dust – enabling the industrial manufacturing community to do their jobs safely, in a secure environment.
Hytrol Conveyor will be exhibiting at the 2016 MODEX show April 4-7, 2016 at the Georgia World Congress Center. Hytrol Conveyor will be located at booth #2427. MODEX 2016 is giving exhibitors one minute to convince every single attendee that they need to come to their booth.
Customer Connection, T/CCI's monthly newsletter reported how the company's manufacturing engineers recommend "best practices" to minimize the risks of thermal migration.
PDP Solutions' president, Louise Dickmeyer discussed why manufacturers need to outsource communication in the company's recent blog. Dr. Marvin Marshall shared in Reliable Plant magazine that without trust in the workplace, communication and teamwork will erode. Additionally, morale decreases while turnover rises. He suggests three approaches to build shop floor employees' trust in management, thereby making the workplace an environment filled with innovation, creativity, and ultimately higher profits for all.
Mariano P. Acosta, Project Manager for EK Roboter S.A., shared, "What I most appreciate about working with Hytrol over the years is the sense of being part of the Hytrol Family. The great thing is they are willing to fix any possible problem. Another value is the respect given as the Integrator/distributor. Since 1998, we always had a respectful relationship."
A new Mini Drone Quadcopter Racer Called Orbit 250 has been launched by California-based Space One FPV, which has become popular with consumers. Their new racing drone has a bunch of powerful features and is now available on Amazon.com.
SIPTRUNK.com (http://www.SIPTRUNK.com), a white label SIP Trunking platform designed for VoIP manufacturers, distributors and dealers, announced today the launch of their public BETA program. The white label SIP trunking platform had previously only been available to select partners via a private BETA program over the past 6 months.
JBConline.co.uk, a leading online retailer of glass packaging and closures, is offering a wide range of glass storage jars at the most competitive prices. The storage jars that individuals can get through JBConline.co.uk are displayed category vice and involve 0-200ml Glass Jars, 2-300ml Glass Jars, 300ml + Glass Jars and KilnClip Jars. Further exploring the categories of glass jars offered by the store, individuals can come across a wide range of bottles that include 1oz Mini Jam Jar with Caps, 1.5oz Mini Jam Jar with Caps, 55ml Hex Jar with Caps, 100ml Spice Jar and different other bottles.
Delivering Excellence newsletter, sponsored by Magline, is reporting weekly how food and beverage trends are changing the growth of various programs and organizations. Process improvement leads the way for understanding how automation can reduce human effort and intervention. Yet 39% of companies have not performed process reengineering in the last year reported Modern Materials Handling. That is in stark contrast to the fact that transportation and logistics managers have identified operational efficiency as their number one priority. New research uncovered the following three key issues:
While manufacturing continues to be a high-growth economic opportunity in the region of Georgia and Tennessee, manufacturing employment grew 3 percent last year ending in October, nearly twice the national average of 1.6 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The labor force in the North is not keeping up the pace which is why PDP Solutions is working to help manufacturing executives attract and keep capable young talent.
Chris J Shult, President of Babush Material Handling Systems, Inc. shared, "What I most appreciate about Hytrol is that they really take an ownership stake in what they sell. Once they have an order they make sure that it is designed and built to meet our needs and if it is not, they do whatever is necessary to make it right."
Warehouse businesses that are having their facility renovated or built need to have a strategic floor plan so that materials can be kept well organized. The rack equipment company, Diversified Rack & Shelving, Inc., is pleased to announce that their CAD engineering layout and design services are available. Aside from selling pallet racks and used shelving throughout the PA area and beyond, the company also offers various services such as warehouse design, permit applications and installation. Industries looking for layout and design services for their warehouse are invited to opt for the high-quality CAD engineering services of Diversified Rack & Shelving, Inc.
PennTech Machinery Corporation (PennTech) provides aseptic manufacturing equipment as well as other products related to depyrogenation and sterilization. They are currently announcing that they desire to help pharmaceutical organizations achieve compliance with strict sterilization validation standards by providing them with high end sterilization, depyrogenation and aseptic pharmaceutical processing equipment.
Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc. is proud to recognize the employees celebrating their anniversary of dedicated service to Hytrol. Employees with an April anniversary start date have more than 1000 years of service.
Delivering Excellence, a newsletter sponsored by Magline, reported how food and beverage trends are changing the growth of various programs and organizations. Recently the weekly e-zine noted that carts and hand trucks bend to meet ergonomic concerns as delivery equipment helps create a safer working environment. Jennifer Storelli reported in Beverage Industry magazine that musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) or ergonomic injuries, are the most common injuries route delivery drivers encounter and accounted for 33 percent of all workplace injuries and illnesses requiring days away from work for all occupations. Hand truck safety becomes more important when delivery increases.
The Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution (CELDi) in the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Arkansas is working on a new project with a major medical device manufacturer. The manufacturer offers industry-leading surgical, respiratory and monitoring, and vascular therapies solutions along with a comprehensive line of patient care products. They are interested in analyzing how their current CPR (continuous replenishment planning) model compares to best-in-class VMI (vendor-managed inventory) or demand-driven solutions and business processes. Additionally they wish to analyze the cost and activity differences between CRP and non-CRP customers. Sponsored by Pcdata USA, Picking Perfection newsletter addressed this issue. The weekly newsletter brings important and interesting information to those in the material handling, warehousing, distribution, PTL (Pick-to-light) and manufacturing sectors. From best practices to industry data, this weekly communique reports on trend data, process improvement, and technology evaluations about picking, packing, shipping, and profitability.
The ever changing world of technology means to communicate. PDP Solutions is helping manufacturing leaders bridge an obvious and painful communication generation gap. Manufacturing businesses are challenged with older leaders learning communication technologies of the younger generation. The mean age of a manufacturing CEO in North America is 54. The world of texting was not around when these leaders started their manufacturing enterprise, yet to reach the best candidates of a younger generation to help with communication is not optional. North America's manufacturing sector is on an upward trajectory, but troublesome trends call its continued growth into question. A shortage of young talent, compounded by Baby Boomers' negative perceptions about Millennials, pose threats to the industry's expansion, It will take the concerted effort of every manufacturer to reach across generational lines, and bring in the people who are critical to the industry's continued success.
T/CCI Customer Connection, the manufacturer's monthly newsletter shared the company's newest product: the QPV125. The QPV125, is a variable swash-plate compressor with 125cc displacement. Its variable pumping capacities balance performance to the amount of cooling required, increasing fuel efficacy and providing enhanced durability.
Ultriva recently conducted a survey of those in the logistics industry. More than half (55 percent) of the participants cited a lack of real-time monitoring as one of their major concerns. Poor visibility results in a number of issues including parts shortages, ignorance of how many items a retailer or manufacturer has at its disposal, and higher transportation costs as a result of poor inventory management. Ultriva Inc., a provider of cloud-based supply chain execution software, was recently featured in Genco Insights: Insights from the Leaders of Product Lifecycle Logistics. Lack of visibility is a pressing concern.
Pcdata USA, a supply chain automation company that provides picking solutions for order fulfillment operations, was recently featured in DC Velocity magazine. Pcdata USA introduced its Smart Glass pick-to-vision product at ProMat last month.
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.
Local support allows manufacturing and distribution customers in Halifax, Canada 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.
Greystone Equipment Company provides storage solutions for manufacturing facilities, warehouses, retail centers, apartments, schools, athletic clubs and more. Their diverse selection, such as Husky pallet racks and wire shelving systems, provide shelving solutions for every storage need.
Recent research conducted into perceptions of workplace gender roles has found that the marine industry is viewed as the manliest industry. 92% of those who took part in the study ranked it as either "very manly" or "extremely manly." Engineering was rated as the most manly profession, with 88% rating it as "very manly" or "extremely manly," according to the survey conducted by New Zealand based foul weather clothing manufacturers Stormline.
System Integration News, a weekly e-newsletter, sponsored by Bastian Solutions brings important and interesting information to those in the material handling, automation, goods-to-person systems, wearable AR technology, supply chain software, and robotics industries. From best practices to industry data, this weekly communique reports trend data, process improvement, and technology evaluations and profitability.
In business today, effective influence is essential. Manufacturing executives want their ideas implemented yet lack skillsets to influence others to act on them. To be an effective leader manufacturers must be able to influence others. In all respects, being able to influence others is the ultimate power tool. Corroborated in "Influence: The Ultimate Power Tool," Dr. Robert Cialdini of Influence at Work provides the six proven universal principles of persuasion that can influence others to change their behavior: Reciprocity, Scarcity, Authority, Consistency, Liking, and Social Proof.
Kara Demirjian Huss, Vice President and Global Marketing Director for T/CCI Manufacturing, was featured in Quality Digest in the first of a series of articles highlighting women leaders in manufacturing. Industrial journalist, Thomas R. Cutler, authored the article titled, "Room at the Top," which examined women in manufacturing leadership roles.