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Automation | September 2023Building Tomorrow’s IndustryProdomax

Automation | September 2023

Building Tomorrow’s Industry

Prodomax

Prodomax, a leading automation firm in North America, specializes in creating, designing, and producing cutting-edge automated manufacturing solutions. The company’s expertise ranges from assembly and welding to machining, material handling, and laser cutting/welding applications and processes. This Canadian company, founded in 1971, boasts two...

Automation | July 2023Preserving a LegacyTalbert Manufacturing, Inc.

Automation | July 2023

Preserving a Legacy

Talbert Manufacturing, Inc.

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.

Automation | July 2023Celebrating a Decade of People-Led SuccessVector Controls and Automation Group

Automation | July 2023

Celebrating a Decade of People-Led Success

Vector Controls and Automation Group

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.

Automation | May 2023Smarter Lifting SolutionsSchmalz

Automation | May 2023

Smarter Lifting Solutions

Schmalz

Good companies change; great companies evolve. And few have adapted over the years like Schmalz, starting in 1910 as a razor blade business in Germany. Founder Johannes Schmalz was an entrepreneur far ahead of his time—how many businesses establish their own hydroelectric plant on a river to power their machinery?

Automation | May 2023A Better WorkspaceIndustrial Robotics on the Factory Floor

Automation | May 2023

A Better Workspace

Industrial Robotics on the Factory Floor

With all of the recent advances in AI and machine learning, modern speculative fiction has us poised for either robotic-enhanced utopias or machine-overlord dystopias, depending on an author’s level of optimism. But the reality in the manufacturing world is a shift from floor space largely filled with people to production and warehouse spaces being shared with robots in a variety of roles.

April | AutomationAutomated Control Systems, Human RelationshipsThink-PLC

April | Automation

Automated Control Systems, Human Relationships

Think-PLC

Think-PLC designs and builds new automation control systems and keeps legacy control systems running long after they were installed. Among key services offered by this Lexington, North Carolina-based company are installation, fabrication, manufacturing, consultation, training, maintenance, and repairs. The company is also a solutions partner with German technology giant Siemens, and works with clients worldwide in manufacturing, machine building and other sectors.

2022 | April 2022 | AutomationInfrastructure for the Automation EraConductix-Wampfler

2022 | April 2022 | Automation

Infrastructure for the Automation Era

Conductix-Wampfler

With 30 sales offices and 13 production facilities worldwide, Conductix-Wampfler boasts a truly global network with a reach that spans the industrialized world. The company’s rich history, comprising a series of once-separate companies who now operate as part of the internationally recognized Delachaux Group, began at the turn of the 20th century and continues bravely and confidently into the 21st.

2022 | Automation | March 2022Second Generation Leader Helps Guide Family Machine Shop to New LevelsRathburn Tool & Manufacturing

2022 | Automation | March 2022

Second Generation Leader Helps Guide Family Machine Shop to New Levels

Rathburn Tool & Manufacturing

In a marketplace that has been filled with uncertainty, global upheaval, supply chain issues, inflation, acts of nature and more, strong leadership is needed more than ever. And while that’s true for any size company, it is certainly a necessary element for a second generation machine shop located in the rust belt of Indiana fighting for relevancy and growth.

2022 | Automation | March 2022Leading the Way in Laser Manufacturing SolutionsVirtek Vision

2022 | Automation | March 2022

Leading the Way in Laser Manufacturing Solutions

Virtek Vision

Virtek Vision International is a Canadian manufacturer with international reach. Operating out of Ontario, this company primarily provides solutions to a diverse clientele based around the implementation of lasers and laser-outfitted products. These solutions include 3D laser projection systems, assembled from proprietary software and laser projection units assembled in-house. Virtek’s products are, in turn, used across a number of different industries to enhance the capabilities of manufacturing, projection, vision positioning, and quality assurance processes, among other areas.

2022 | Automation | February 2022Innovating the FutureiAutomation

2022 | Automation | February 2022

Innovating the Future

iAutomation

From industrial automation product distribution to engineering design and integration support, the team at iAutomation strives to bring customers innovative technologies and services that are second to none. Working with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and end users, iAutomation keeps growing to best serve clients from Maine to Florida.

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