Quality is imperative, but nowhere is this truer than in food service. Those involved in what goes into our precious stomachs must work with companies equally committed to high quality and must choose their partners carefully.
Albany Packaging Sustainability Backed by 75 Years of Experience
The packaging of a food product can be just as effective a selling tool as its taste. But in today’s world, packaging must also be efficient and cost-effective, and should boast a lower environmental impact.
Vidir Solutions Embracing Change: Vidir Solutions Brings More Women, Rural Workers to Manufacturing
As more and more North American manufacturing begins to return from outsourced regions, labour must be drawn from non-traditional sources to fill the demand. Women comprise less than thirty percent of manufacturing jobs in Canada and the United States, but one company is taking strong new steps to bring in this underrepresented demographic.
ATS SystemsCustom-Made for Custom Production
In a 21st century, post-COVID economy, automating business processes will become not merely a production concern but one of safety. Yet automation presents challenges of its own – namely, affordability, practicality, and necessity.
Kaiser PremierLeaner Machines for a Changed World
Kaiser Premier boasts a fine engineering pedigree. Parent company Kaiser AG traces its history to Liechtenstein in 1913 and the building of heavy-duty machinery across Europe. Its North American entity, Kaiser Premier, now faces a new era with confidence.
CLAAS of AmericaFarming For the Future: New Developments, Facilities and Labor Practices
In an era marked by changing climates and a rising global population, the world’s food producers need new tools to raise efficiency and output. From its U.S. headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, CLAAS of America is dedicated to its mission of improving efficiency and reducing losses using over a century of industrial experience. With new machines, new facilities, and new leadership, CLAAS and its North American division offer the latest in farming machinery.
DCM TechFinding the Perfect Precision Grinding Machine Needn’t Be a Grind
To navigate the precise and demanding field of precision grinding, an experienced touch is often required. As a result of the need for manufacturers to meet tight specifications, it can be difficult for businesses to locate and acquire the machines that fit their specific needs. In Winona, Minnesota, DCM Tech is proving that machines that are good for grinding are good for business.
Argent International and Argent Tape & LabelThe Best of Both Worlds
As the American economy looks forward to a post-COVID future, it is tempting for businesses to return to their pre-pandemic operations. But companies across all sectors are now faced with an opportunity—to experiment with new practices to increase growth and retention in a very different world. In Plymouth, Michigan, Argent International and its strategic partner Argent Tape & Label are developing a closer working relationship while maintaining the autonomy to do what each company does best and working to advance women in leadership positions. The result is a symbiotic relationship that also benefits the industry as a whole.
Firing IndustriesCustom Products for Custom Problems
‘The right tool for the right job,’ as the saying goes, and when dealing with manufacturing and production on an industrial scale, it is imperative to find not just the right tool, but the perfect tool.
Attica ManufacturingTop-Quality People Turning Out Top-Quality CNC Machining
From its headquarters in London, Ontario, Attica Manufacturing provides quality CNC machined components, assemblies, and machinery to healthcare, packaging, automotive, defence, commuter rail, and food and beverage sectors – just for starters.
Polygon International TechnologyQuality Parts for a Global Economy
Polygon International Technology was founded to take advantage of unique connections, and word spread rapidly throughout Canada. Today, Polygon is a vital link in the international supply chain, connecting clients in North America with affordable and quality raw material and parts from across China and Asia.
PacMooreBringing High Quality and Stewardship to Food Production
As our planet enters 2020, we need better, more ethical methods of food production to accommodate a growing population, and in America’s heartland, PacMoore Products, Inc. has engaged in this type of quality contract food production since 1989. Chief Executive Officer Bill Moore and his leadership team see the company as stewards, bringing a focus on employee caretaking and a wealth of advanced food processing techniques such as spray drying, extrusion, and both dry and liquid blending.
Argent InternationalJust-In-Time Precision
Celebrating over forty years in business, Argent International has expanded from a single press to 26, employing over 125 highly skilled full-time workers in Michigan. This 3M Preferred Converter is a proudly veteran-owned small business, supporting the automotive and many other industries through its custom engineered adhesive die-cut solutions. Having mastered this precise manufacturing process, Argent is now expanding into new markets, applying both its rapid prototyping and full production services to new sectors.
Manitowoc Tool & MachiningBetter, Faster and now Higher: Entering Aerospace
In precision engineering, one failure is enough to cause long and expensive product delays or recalls. However, on the shores of Lake Michigan, Manitowoc Tool & Machining has built a reputation for precise, high-volume output thanks to its ongoing embrace of new technologies. Today, the company is moving above and beyond into aerospace as it expands its machining capabilities.
Blue OxCelebrating a Century of Growth
Soon celebrating 95 years in business, Blue Ox is preparing for radical changes.
Petro-Tech Heat TechnologyRaising the Bar – and the Standards for Heat Efficiency
In Canada’s oil and gas sector, Calgary-based Petro-Tech Heat Technology is known for its precision-constructed heaters and heat transfer units. Now, the company’s next-generation products lower emissions and increase heating efficiency like never before.
Anderson DahlenTaking Risks to Foster New Growth
Risk: a popular board game and a double-edged sword, particularly in business. While it is tempting to remain in one’s ‘comfort zone,’ especially with shareholders and many other variables to consider, the act of taking risks is essential to bring forth new ideas and growth. In Ramsey, Minnesota, just north of Minneapolis, Anderson Dahlen is embracing risk while engaging in custom manufacturing that helps its clients overcome barriers with precise solutions.
SynergyLabsBold Innovation in Quality Pet Care
We all want the best for our four-legged friends – the dogs and cats that form a part of our family. In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, SynergyLabs has been working for decades to bring higher standards to pet care products. Now the company is poised to begin a bold new chapter.
Champ IndustriesEliminating Risk by Diversifying: Champ Industries Reinvents Itself
In life, ‘familiar can be both soothing and tempting. In business, however, ‘familiar’ can be limiting and even dangerous. A metal fabricator and assembler, Champ Industries prizes decades-long relationships with major customers in Canada and America. Now, it’s time to add a bold new strategy.
AMPCO Manufacturers Inc.Freeing Manufacturers to Focus on the Big Picture
“If you want it done right, do it yourself.” But when you’ve got no time, no personnel, or the scale is simply too big? That’s where AMPCO Manufacturers Inc.’s experience takes up the slack. AMPCO is an acronym for The Advanced Manufacturing & Printing Company and it has been achieving a Standard of Excellence for over 50 years. AMPCO makes quality components such as labels, decals, nameplates, overlays and membrane switches for companies worldwide, letting them focus on what’s important.
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