The Problem Solvers

Kit Masters, Inc. is an aftermarket manufacturer of heavy-duty fan clutches, rebuild kits, and various accessories including fans, tensioners, and control components. The company is headquartered in Perham, Minnesota but has regional representation throughout the United States and Canada, as well as in Mexico.

Kit Masters

From Concept to Reality – Designing for Sustainability

Fourstar Connections of Hudson, Massachusetts is a connections solution provider for manufacturing companies and much more. What started as a cable assembly shop grew into an innovative entity that helped technology companies reduce the time to market and enhance product performance. We spoke with President Phillip Holman about the business and its future enterprises.

Fourstar Connections

A Family-Centered Firm Continues to Grow

Delta Group Electronics is an electronic manufacturing service (EMS) provider. The fast-growing firm has ISO quality certifications at all of its plants, a reputation for top-notch work and a roster of well-known clients.

Delta Group Electronics

An Extension of Your Manufacturing Floor

Aved Electronics Inc. is a contract manufacturer of custom cable assemblies and wire harnesses, battery packs, electro-mechanical assemblies and box builds. Located in the village of North Billerica, Massachusetts, the business has been serving OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) in a variety of sectors since 1979.

Aved Electronics

Bringing Vision and Value to Electronics Manufacturing

VirTex Assembly is an electronics manufacturing service provider, assembling printed circuit boards, system level builds and chassis assemblies for OEM companies that aren’t set up to do their own manufacturing. The company was founded in 1999 by Brad Heath, the company’s CEO, to fill a gap in the marketplace. Heath identified a need for a service designed to support the low volume / high mix manufacturing needs of OEM companies that weren’t getting the level of support they needed from the larger tier one companies. The goal of the company has always been to be a highly qualified and highly certified contract manufacturer focused on the low volume / high mix market.

VirTex Assembly

True Manufacturing Partners

True Manufacturing Partners Cirtronics’ Precision Engagement® and Culture of Ownership Set Them ApartBy Jen Hocken View in E-MagazineView in Brochure Cirtronics Corporation is a contract manufacturer offering extensive expertise and experience in manufacturing complex and quality-sensitive products. From engineering services to fulfillment, Cirtronics tailors its fully integrated manufacturing Precision Engagement® processes and services to ensure each customer’s needs are met. ~ Cirtronics serves its customers with seamless project evolution from design reviews to production, testing, aftermarket support and fulfillment—and each step is tailored specifically to meet the needs of each customer. Dedication to customer-focused service, combined with purposeful, proactive communication […]


Forging Success for over Half a Century

Forging Success for over Half a Century OnexBy Ryan Cartner View in E-MagazineView in Brochure Onex Inc. is a refractory and combustion solutions company operating out of Erie, Pennsylvania. The company designs and manufactures OEM furnace equipment, has a team of expert technicians available to service equipment after market, and specializes in building custom solutions to fit the unique needs of its customers. ~ By engineering custom solutions, Onex can help customers work within challenging space and cost constraints, and find the solution that works best for their operation. The company was founded in Erie in 1965 as a distributor […]


Strength and Sustainability

When it comes to the distribution of metals of the highest quality, Christy Metals is the premier supplier. Offering the foremost in quality and exceptional service, and over four decades of industry experience, it is the trusted supplier partner of customers in many sectors, shipping worldwide to ensure its customers everywhere have access to the best materials when they need them the most.

Christy Metals

Transforming the Art of Mold Making into a Science

Xcentric Mold and Engineering is a provider of custom injection molding, CNC machining, and 3D printing services headquartered in Clinton Township, Michigan with two manufacturing facilities located in the greater Detroit area.

Xcentric Mold and Engineering

The Metal Fabricator and Manufacturer of Choice for World-class Brands

From design, research and development to engineering and fabrication, BTD Manufacturing provides end-to-end solutions for its customers in the recreational vehicle, lawn and garden, construction, agriculture and energy markets. Its superior metals expertise ensures that its customers’ various needs are met.

BTD Manufacturing

The Plastic Problem

Millions of tons of plastic are carelessly discarded annually, destined for landfills or leaked into the environment. Eight million tons of this plastic finds its way into the oceans each year. At this rate there will be more plastic in the ocean (by weight) than fish by 2050, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation reports.

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