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ProcessBarronUpgrading Equipment for Efficiency
ProcessBarron designs, manufactures, and installs air handling and material handling equipment for heavy industrial applications in the pulp and paper, steel, cement, lime, power, and biomass industries. The bulk of the company’s business is in the pulp and paper industry, and this makes up over fifty percent of its work. Pulp and paper mills...
VirTexOver 30 Years of Adding Value
VirTex Assembly Services, Inc. is an electronics contract manufacturing company based in Austin, Texas that provides the full spectrum of design, development, and distribution services to customers across a wide range of market sectors including automotive, defense, medical, industrial control, and more. The company has seven locations, more than 300 employees, and a focus on low-volume high-mix contracts.
Its Impacts on our Economy and SocietyBuilt on Steel
A strong alloy of iron and carbon, steel has a history like no other material on earth. While the exact date steel was first used remains unknown, iron weapons such as knives dating back to 3000 BC have been found…
Seco MachineProud Pioneers of Safe, Game-Changing Urethane Components and More
The countless uses of urethane are still relatively unknown in the components and parts industry. The material’s phenomenal physical properties are much greater than those of commodity polymers, with greatly improved wear, impact resistance and durability, making it perfect for heavy-duty applications.
Southbend and Star GroupEvolving with the Industry
Southbend and Star Group are divisions of the Middleby Corporation specializing in the manufacture of commercial cooking equipment.
Embracing Additive ManufacturingThe Future will be 3D Printed
Additive manufacturing (AM), also known as three-dimensional (3D) printing, is rapidly moving from fringe technology to mainstream process in manufacturing and industrial circles. Two recent reports note the growing acceptance of 3D printing by manufacturers. Whether the printing material of choice is liquid plastic, resins, composites or metal powder, additive manufacturing is becoming a popular method for making prototypes, among other parts and products.
FBV Inc.The Valve Manufacturer with a Commitment to ACTION
FBV Inc. is a Houston, Texas-based company (with two other locations in China and Panama) that specializes in valve manufacturing and maintains an extensive network of sales, service and distribution all around the world. ~ Since 2009, the manufacturer has been driven by its desire to satisfy customer needs with high-quality products. Its...
Innovative Micro TechnologySetting the Path in MEMS Production
Innovative Micro Technology (IMT) designs, develops, prototypes, and mass-produces microelectromechanical systems-related products, also known as MEMS. The Santa Barbara, California-based firm is a top-of-its-class technology and manufacturer services provider that offers a turnkey operation with excellent engineering expertise and customer support.
The Rapid Development of 3D PrintingChanging the Face of Manufacturing
3D printing has been maturing rapidly since the beginning of the decade, although the process can be traced back to a 1984 patent filing by a group of French inventors – Alain Le Mehaute, Oliver de Witte, and Jean Claude Andre.
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