It’s a given that women are the backbone of the home, but the role they’ve played in the economy and the success of manufacturing is often understated and rarely recognized. Throughout history, women have, a number of times, been the saving of the sector, which is once again becoming a possibility with the transition to Industry 4.0.
VanTran TransformersSeizing Opportunity in a Transforming Market
When it comes to liquid-filled distribution class transformers, the name VanTran Transformers is synonymous with quality, manufacturing speed, and agility. The company’s bespoke design, manufacturing, and service capabilities are standalone in the market and bring peace of mind and results to customers around the globe.
ASI, a Division of Thermal TechnologiesCustomer Care in Changing Times
Taking great pride in workmanship is a top priority for ASI, a company with more than 35 years of experience in specialized drying, curing, and cooling solutions for both the U.S. and overseas.
VexosTaking Electronics Manufacturing to New Heights
When talking about Vexos, one phrase inevitably comes to mind: Technology leader in EMS. With innovative custom materials and manufacturing capabilities, Vexos serves customers around the world from its manufacturing facilities in the USA, Canada, Vietnam, and China. It is, therefore, no surprise that the company is exceeding even its own expectations with a swift growth trajectory.
Fasteners DirectWhere Customers Are Family
Fasteners Direct of Webster, New York, carries everything relating to industrial and construction fasteners. The company was founded by Herb Parr in the 1990s and has always embraced being a family business.
Vector Controls and Automation GroupCelebrating a Decade of People-Led Success
Vector Controls and Automation Group (Vector CAG) is an established representative, distributor, service and solution partner for several manufacturers. The company was born on March 6, 2013 from a concept that took two years to fully realize after President and Managing Partner Jared Boudreaux, having worked for Endress+Hauser, working with their leadership and consultants to consolidate representatives in the market and geography.
LJ Welding AutomationFrom Alberta to the World Stage
With cutting-edge industrial facilities that include two buildings with 60,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space each and more than five acres of property, Edmonton, Alberta-based LJ Welding Automation has been providing high-quality welding equipment to the Canadian and international welding and fabrication industry for decades.
Talbert Manufacturing, Inc.Preserving a Legacy
Talbert Manufacturing, Inc. was founded in 1938 by Austin Talbert, a man who brought innovation and customer service to the forefront of the heavy haul trucking industry by addressing the needs of his customers time and again. By manufacturing trailers and equipment that set the standard for safety and performance, the name Talbert became synonymous with quality.
Raise3D Technologies, Inc.Raising the Bar for 3D Printing
Since it was formally established in June of 2015, Raise3D Technologies, Inc. has grown to become one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of large-format 3D printers. With its U.S. headquarters in Irvine, California and offices in The Netherlands and China, Raise3D and its innovative team are committed to clients, increasing their competitive advantage through additive manufacturing.
Arshon Technology Inc.Keeping Us Connected
Arshon Technology Inc. Founder and CEO Mazi Hosseini was struck with a groundbreaking idea while on a cruise in the Mediterranean Sea. “We had no connection whatsoever to outside of the cruise,” he remembers. The lack of cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity posed a problem when his family wanted to find one another on the sprawling ship. “I could not talk to my son or my wife. We didn’t know where we were. The cruise was significantly large. We had to find each other just by walking around.”
The Women Behind Incredible InventionsDare, Dream, Discover
There’s a fine line between inventor and innovator, between not only finding a niche that needs filling, but creating the very solution that changes lives for the better. Inventors have the unique ability to think creatively and produce original ideas that have made vast differences for humanity over the years, and even though throughout history some of the most notable inventions to date have been made by women, men have been credited and recognized for their creations much more often.
The Key to Success in Industry 4.0Innovation Through Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Manufacturing has proven that it can withstand technological revolutions, pandemics, labour shortages, supply chain interruptions, and shortages—the list goes on and on. It’s a resilient sector that continues to demonstrate its adaptability; however, it has been slow to adopt effective diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives and programs.
Diversified Chemical Technologies Diversified Chemical Technologies Marks Over Half a Century of Success
Diversified Chemical Technologies, Inc. (DCTI) has passed the half-century mark as a highly-successful African-American-owned business in Detroit, Michigan. With multiple divisions, the growing company specializes in cleaning products, chemicals, adhesives, and sourcing solutions for both MRO and office supplies, and continues to move into new markets.
Northwest Instruments & ControlsComplete Custom Solutions
While working in sales and service for another company, Dan Burton, Sr. saw the many opportunities available in process control automation. With a degree in mining engineering from Ohio State University, Dan took success into his own hands and started a business of his own.
MARKT-PILOTMaking a Mark with Smart Pricing for Spare Parts
With the goal of providing comprehensive market intelligence for spare parts offerings, MARKT-PILOT has modernized the pricing of replacement parts with the aid of its ground-breaking software, PRICE-RADAR, while fostering sustainable growth in the parts business. By aggregating data from more than 10,000 industrial sources and creating market transparency for each spare part, MARKT-PILOT’s solution can increase an organization’s part revenue by an average of 20 percent after applying a market-based pricing strategy.
WAFIOS Machinery Corporation USATechnology Leaders
WAFIOS Machinery Corporation is the North American subsidiary for WAFIOS AG and has had a presence in the U.S. since 1958, starting out in Hackensack, New Jersey and eventually moving to Connecticut in the 70s.
EDSIWhere Quality and Capability are Second to None
For more than 25 years, EDSI Inc. has produced essential parts for robotic systems used in painting, sealing, welding, and material handling applications, harnessing its impressive experience and expertise for the development and design of these systems
Star ThermoplasticsIn the Race to Innovate, Slim and Trim Pays Off
There’s a saying about dynamite and small packages, and it fits Star Thermoplastic Alloys & Rubbers, Inc. perfectly. This company’s streamlined size is one of its most powerful assets, allowing it to move with great agility and speed.
AmeriGlobeA Breakthrough in Bulk Bags that Don’t Break Through
This past November, AmeriGlobe, headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana, announced that its revolutionary patented product, the Fusion Bulk Bag, the first practical and safe non-sewn bulk bag ever manufactured, and an industry game changer, was ready to hit the market.
Axiom Material Handling SolutionsKeeping Distribution Rolling
Downtime in any mechanized industry is an expensive misfortune. That is why owners of large warehouses, distribution centers, automated self-retrieval systems, and goods-to-person systems turn to Axiom Material Handling Solutions for turnkey services and unfailing support. As a self-performing contractor, this mainstay of specialized mechanical installations within the material handling industry has established itself as a true leader in its field.
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