Nanotechnology is the art of manipulating materials on an extremely small scale to build microscopic machinery.
The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA)Protecting North American Electronics
The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is a source of guidance and best practices for companies seeking optimum performance within this highly competitive industry. It is also an advocate for helping North American electronic components manufacturers understand and manage through the regulations and standards needed to serve the wave of companies looking to establish or re-establish facilities in the U.S.
Xymox TechnologiesHigh-Quality Interfaces
After Xymox Technologies was profiled in Manufacturing in Focus in December 2018, the Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based firm merged with the RAFI Group of Germany. This corporate collaboration has the potential to dramatically shake up the North American touchscreen and digital display markets.
AB ElectronicsBuilding a Mutual Partnership Through Transparency and Integrity
AB Electronics’ goal is straightforward: Improving the productivity of clients’ businesses. How does the company do it? By providing top-notch, full-service, flexible manufacturing solutions with unrivalled responsiveness through long-term, strategic collaborations built on trust and mutually beneficial outcomes.
Masline ElectronicsThe Midas Touch of Stocking Distribution Flexibility
As a leader in distributing passive and electromechanical components, Masline Electronics is on a growth trajectory following the COVID-19 pandemic. Helping to drive customers’ bottom lines through effective product distribution, logistics, and custom, value-added services, Masline’s team delivers personalized service on a level uncommon in this industry. That is why loyal customers keep coming back for more.
Spirit ElectronicsThe Spirit of Success
Spirit Electronics is a value-added supplier of high-reliability components and superior supply-chain solutions for the aerospace and defense sectors. The veteran-owned, woman-owned business has been growing steadily since we profiled the company in December 2019, so we sat down with owner and CEO Marti McCurdy again this month to hear the latest news and developments
Elasto ProxyFamily-Owned Fabricator Finds Its Niche
Thriving, family-owned fabricator Elasto Proxy of Boisbriand, Quebec specializes in high-end, low-volume industrial plastic and rubber components. The company also offers a suite of value-added services and maintains close relationships with its clients.
Viking MasekProof That Top-Class Automated Packaging Takes Top-Class People
When Leonhard Packaging Solutions (LPS) was founded by Robb Leonhard and his older brother Rick in 2002, the company started small, with Rick serving as President and Robb filling the role of Vice President. The brothers had the drive and talent for finding the right people and empowering others, a quality they brought to the newly formed business. In the next few years they brought in RC Huhn and Scott Miller to the ownership team. Both brought strong skill sets that complemented the team.
BouMaticHelping Dairy Producers Do More
Across the United States and around the world, the dairy industry remains a significant contributor to the economy.
Cadman Power EquipmentA Leader in the Field
Every business seeks to generate revenue and turn a profit. But there’s something special that happens when a business does that by helping people who are facing real adversity.
Ascension Automation SolutionsMaximum Results. Minimalist Automation.
Simplicity can be elusive, and achieving it can, at the worst of times, lead developers down endless warrens of complexity—especially on large, high-stakes projects. At Ascension Automation Solutions, achieving optimum results through minimal complexity has become a sophisticated art form worth perfecting.
VibraSystems Inc.Smooth Operators – Innovations in Noise and Friction Control
Vibrations are all around us and, by and large, we may not think much of them when we are exposed to them for a couple of seconds. But they can be a serious problem in many ways for manufacturers. Consider the impact of imbalanced rotating parts, uneven friction, or the meshing of gear teeth. Vibrations like these can cause a number of issues for manufacturing equipment that can hurt productivity and the bottom line. And when employee safety and comfort are a top priority, you also need to protect shop-floor workers who operate machines with noise and vibration issues.
Eco-FlexLeaders in Recycled Rubber
Eco-Flex of Sturgeon County, Alberta, marked its 30th anniversary last year as a leader in the recycled rubber product market. The company is well-poised for future growth with products that appeal to clients looking for quality eco-friendly goods. Eco-Flex’s proprietary wares include an innovative sound barrier/residential wall as well as items for work sites, homes, and barns, all made from recycled rubber tires.
National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA)Connecting and Advancing the U.S. Precision Manufacturing Industry
For Roger Atkins, 2023 holds a lot of meaning for him both personally and professionally. This year marks the 80th anniversary of the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA), headquartered in the manufacturing hub of Cleveland, Ohio.
Hirsh PrecisionAchieving Gold Standards Through People and Culture
A well-known presence in the complete fabrication space, Hirsh Precision is home to a welcoming, detail-driven team. As Hirsh is popular amongst some of the country’s best-known brands in medical and aerospace fabrication, clients insist on partnering with its people to take their projects from start to completion seamlessly. From complex medical devices to rocket engines, scientists and developers from North America and beyond turn to the company with their designs for efficient service and intelligent manufacturing that deliver time savings, value, and impressive returns on investment.
JV ManufacturingWhere Excellence and Precision Meet
After nearly half a century specializing in carbide stamping die fabrication, JV Manufacturing knows that providing competitive precision engineering and solid value earns customers more revenue while saving costs on replacement. It is no surprise then that this team of 125 industry experts is well known internationally in its field for cutting-edge quality and innovation. The demand for the company’s products is so high that around half of its annual product is shipped abroad, chiefly to Europe, making its easy airport access a necessity when hosting overseas customers and their representatives.
Sirois Tool Co. Inc.Mission Possible: Growth and Success Through Brand Promise
Whether clients require standard parts or specialized engineering, Sirois Tool Co. Inc. offers a wide range of build capabilities. The company’s experienced tool and gage makers, apprentices, and staff members turn, mill, grind, and EDM products, all while keeping to its mission statement, “To be a preferred vendor to all our customers, a fair and generous employer, and a good neighbor to our community,” top of mind.
Boulevard MachineMachining the Future
When one of the world’s leading aviation giants remarks that your new facility is so modern it’s reminiscent of Star Trek’s USS Enterprise, you know you’re doing something right.
Highpoint Tool & MachineWhen It’s Precisely Precision That Matters
A leader in precision machining, Highpoint Tool & Machine specializes in projects requiring tight tolerances for clients in the kind of industries where failure is not an option—aerospace, oil and gas, nuclear, and even components for roller coasters.
Bourn & KochUnique Solutions Through the History of American Machine Tools
Providing unique solutions for some of the most challenging manufacturing applications, Bourn & Koch is known for meeting customer needs through close interaction and enduring relationships. The machine tool systems from Bourn & Koch are simply the proud proof of its mastery of precision grinding and gear production equipment.
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