Manufacturing Press Releases

American Durafilm Co., Inc. Tubing Division Has a New Address — Moves Into Spacious, High-Performance Facility in North Carolina

Holliston, MA-based industry leader in high-performance films, coating, and tubing, American Durafilm®, is pleased to announce that it has moved its Tubing Division to a state-of-the-art, 9,000-square-foot production facility in Moorseville, North Carolina. The new facility was recently renovated to support the company's strategic objectives to expand its product lines and capabilities, maintain excellent customer relationships, and create operational efficiencies to meet growing customer demands. American Durafilm® Tubing Division has long been serving the medical device industry along with the electrical and aerospace industries with its widest size range (both in diameter and thickness) of seamless polyimide tubing and coated wire products.

New Self-Stabilizing Truck by Magline at BevOps Fleet Summit in Two Weeks

Magline, Inc., manufacturers of innovative lightweight route distribution solutions, will provide demos of the new Self-Stabilizing hand truck at the BevOps/Fleet Summit 2015 from April 21-24, 2015. The show will be at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

LEM Products Inc. Announces Attendance at 2015 NAAUD Annual Conference

LogoAs the dates are set for the annual North American Association of Utility Distributors conference, LEM Products Inc. is announcing their attendance at the event this April. From the company, Laynee Fierle and Tim O'Connor, Jr. will be present at the Lost Pines Resort in Lost Pines, Texas from April 21-23, 2015. As an NAAUD member, the representatives from LEM Products Inc. will learn the best practices associated with the latest developments surrounding the utility supply chain.

Magline Demonstrates Innovative Self-Stabilizing Truck at BevOps Fleet Summit Next Week

LogoMagline, Inc., manufacturers of innovative lightweight route distribution solutions, will provide demos of the new Self-Stabilizing hand truck at the BevOps/Fleet Summit 2015 from April 21-24, 2015. The show will be at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

AUTRIS Subsidiary, NITROHEAT Announces Launch of Innovative New Product MaxDry200, for 2015

LogoNITROHEAT, a wholly owned subsidiary of AUTRIS, is proud to announce the start of production and distribution of the MaxDry200.

Avoiding Mis-Picks Critical According to Pcdata USA Picking Perfection Newsletter

LogoAvoiding mis-picks if outsourcing order fulfillment is absolutely critical according to Picking Perfection, sponsored by Pcdata USA. Custom Parcel Solutions reported that businesses large and small are outsourcing their order fulfillment requirements. Successful outsourcing can actually play a very significant role in helping keep tabs on operational costs. However, it is crucial to choose a drop shipping wholesaler with care. Dealing with unprofessional companies can have a negative impact on relationships with customers, especially avoiding product mis-picks.

Customer Connection, T/CCI's Monthly Newsletter Addressed Thermal Migration

Customer Connection, T/CCI's monthly newsletter reported how the company's manufacturing engineers recommend "best practices" to minimize the risks of thermal migration.

Shop Floor Workers Performance Directly Impacted by Manufacturing Leaders Communication

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 of EK Roboter Talks About Integration Partnership with Hytrol Conveyor Company

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."

Space One FPV Launch Their New Mini Drone Quadcopter Racer Called Orbit One 250

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 Announces Public BETA Program

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 Offering Glass Storage Jars at the Most Competitive Prices

LogoJBConline.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.

Magline Sees Growing Pressure for Efficient Food and Beverage Delivery and Better Customer Service

LogoDelivering 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:

Manufacturing Growth in South Requires Executives Outsource Employee Communication

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.

Wisconsin-Based Babush Material Handling Systems Deliver Local Service for Hytrol Conveyor Customers

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."

Diversified Rack & Shelving, Inc. Announces CAD Engineering Layout and Design Services Available

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 Provides Vial Sterilizing, Depyrogenation and Aseptic Pharmaceutical Vial Processing Equipment

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.

Over 1000 Years of Service Celebrated at Hytrol Conveyor in April

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.

Beverage Delivery Requires Ergonomics According to Magline Delivering Excellence Magazine

LogoDelivering 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.

Importance of Academia Interfacing with Manufacturers Discussed in Picking Perfection News

LogoThe 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.

Manufacturing Executives Get Help Communicating with Younger Plant Floor Workers

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.

TCCI Customer Connection Introduces New Variable Swash Compressor

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.

Supply Chain Survey Says 55 Percent of Manufacturers Lack Real-Time Monitoring

LogoUltriva 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 Launches Smart Glass Wearable Picking Technology

LogoPcdata 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 Activities 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.

Canadian Based Norpak Handling Delivers Outstanding Local Support to Halifax for Hytrol Customers

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 Helps Storage Facilities Pick the Right Pallet Racks for the Job

LogoGreystone 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.