The Automated Future

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) is a leading global advocate for advancing the entire ecosystem of automation technologies and services. A3 serves as an umbrella organization for the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the AIA – Advancing Vision + Imaging and the Motion Control and Motor Association (MCMA).

Association for Advancing Automation (A3)

Cleaning Up the Competition

Sewer Equipment of Dixon, Illinois is cleaning up its market, so to speak. The firm, which designs and manufactures sewer cleaning and vacuum excavation equipment, celebrated its seventy-fifth-anniversary last year. The company prides itself on its customer-focused culture, blue-collar attitude and the design simplicity of its products. The growing firm continues to introduce new equipment, built to a decades-old ‘keep-it-simple’ standard.

Sewer Equipment

Canadian Tank Truck and Trailer Manufacturer on the Rebound

The Advance Engineered Products Group, based out of Regina, Saskatchewan, designs and manufactures tank trucks and trailers and also provides parts and service for this equipment. The company’s mission is simple: “we try to give our customers an edge,” says Doug Kee, vice-president of sales and marketing.

Advance Engineered Products

Success Built on Reputation

Success Built on Reputation Bell Trucks AmericaBy Mark Golombek View in E-MagazineView in Brochure Bell Trucks America Inc.’s South African parent company has a proven track record of approximately sixty years. Bell’s off-road articulated dump trucks (ADTs) are being distributed by Bell Trucks America Inc. in a mutually beneficial relationship. It has only been four years since Houston, Texas-based Bell Trucks America began, but it is quickly gaining a reputation for being the best at what it does. We spoke with its Senior Vice President of Sales Kevin O’Donnell to find out more. ~ Bell Trucks America’s articulated dump trucks […]

Bell Trucks America

Master Distributors, Exceptional Service

Christy Metals offers dependable service and quality products to its domestic and international customers every day. The company is an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer, and so is compliant with stringent quality standards. The company has no minimum order size and aims to meet all its customers’ metal needs, large or small.

Christy Metals

Keeping Underground Infrastructure Watertight

Hamilton Kent Inc. manufactures and supplies rubber watertight sealing systems and components such as seals and gaskets to ensure underground storm, sewer and water pipes remain watertight. Preventing underground infrastructure from leaking or absorbing unwanted water can stave off pollution, sinkholes and massive repair bills, explains company president and COO, Bernard Grégoire.

Hamilton Kent

Exact Instruments

Cole-Parmer is a leading source of laboratory and industrial fluid handling products, instrumentation, equipment and supplies. This is an industry where being exact is of crucial importance as demonstrated by the critical needs of the company’s customer in fields such as pharmaceuticals, academic research, and industrial process. New advancements in technology will always fuel it to exceed. We spoke with Joy Bennett of the marketing department and Michelle Joly, a technical service representative, to learn more.

Cole-Parmer

Engineered for the Customer

PMC – Polyurethane Machinery Corporation – is a leading designer and manufacturer of plural component equipment for spray-applied polyurethane foam, polyurea coatings, concrete pouring, and slab-jacking. With over one hundred years of combined experience and knowledge in the urethane industry, PMC offers high quality, field-tested equipment designed with the customer in mind.

Polyurethane Machinery Corporation

Designing the Future

Thermwood has made its home in Dale, Indiana since it began operations at the end of the 1960s. Jason Susnjara has served as vice president of marketing for ten years at the pioneering company and spoke to me from his office.

Thermwood

Moving the Industry Forward

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International® (FMA) is a professional organization with more than 2,500 individual and company members working together to improve the metal processing, forming and fabricating industry.

Fabricators & Manufacturers Association

Making Meticulous Metal Parts

Precision metalwork centers on tight tolerances, strict specifications, and repeatability to create parts or entire assemblies out of metal. In machining, material is removed through milling, turning, grinding, or drilling. Another common method of metalworking is forming, in which the material is reshaped through bending, cold-forging, rolling, or stamping.

Past Issues

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