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.
Design Systems Canada, Ltd.Helping Manufacturers Manufacture Better
When it comes to manufacturing engineering across North America, Design Systems defines excellence. While many manufacturers believe they have what it takes to self-engineer their process solutions, these industry experts understand just how much skill and knowledge of a specialized sort it takes to get manufacturing processes right.
The Importance of Innovation for SMEsDriving Change
Innovation has long been the backbone of the manufacturing industry. Big, established firms, generally keep a tab on the changes in available technology, and successful leaders adapt to survive, but at the small end, innovation is crucial. Success by doing what’s already being done is rare, unless you have some advantage in efficiency or quality, so start-ups often need something that really pushed the envelope to take off.
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