‘Yeah, We Can Make That’

Look up New Hampshire Industries’ (NHI) capabilities on the company’s website and you will see a catchphrase that describes them perfectly: “Yeah, we can make that.”

New Hampshire Industries

Ingenuity in the Family

Indications are, it’s a good time to be in the die casting industry right about now, and it appears Ramsden Industries is in a great position to capitalize on the current production increases happening across North America.

Ramsden Industries

Made in America

When it comes to polymer-based products, Plastic Molding Manufacturing (PMM) of Hudson, Massachusetts is the go-to manufacturer. Throughout its fifty-year history, the company has aided in the design and production of its clients’ molds, reducing costs and incorporating the latest in technology. Chief Executive Officer George E. Danis takes great pride in his company’s products being American-made.

Plastic Molding Manufacturing

Entrepreneurs and Community Stewards for 75 Years

Precision Automation® Company, Inc. was established in 1946 by Fred Rexon Sr., an engineer, a tool maker and entrepreneur. What began in a garage in New Jersey now supplies complete automation services and a plethora of related services to all of North America and around the globe. It also maintains a positive presence within the community.

Precision Automation® Company, Inc.

In Pursuit of Safer Spaceflight

Conditions in space can be hostile. There’s orbiting satellite and rocket debris, radiation from the sun, solar flares and extremes in temperature – not to mention the unknowns of extraterrestrial travel. Is it any wonder astronauts go through such intensive mission training to prepare for any eventuality?

Validyne Engineering

The Finish Line is Just the Beginning for AOTCO

The finishing materials for aircraft components, missiles, spacecraft and satellites are mission-critical in aerospace operations. Without that fine, protective coating, millions of dollars’ worth of technology might never get off the ground.

AOTCO

New Acquisitions Put APCT In a Leading Position

Things are booming at APCT, a printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturer based in Santa Clara, California. Since we featured the company in August 2017, it has grown enormously thanks to acquisitions and visionary work. It has also expanded both its technological capabilities and its presence in the aerospace and defense markets.

APCT

The Key to Success

I spoke with Keytronic’s President and CEO Craig Gates on the phone from his Spokane office. He seems very proud of his company’s accomplishments – and why not? Keytronic is still expanding after all these years (it just celebrated its 50th anniversary), having just opened its newest location in Vietnam. On the same day, the company was selected as one of the top ten metal manufacturing services companies by a key industry publication, and its almost 900,000-square-foot manufacturing campus in Mexico is doing extremely well in PCBA, plastics, metal stamping, fabrication, powder-coating, painting, and full product assembly.

Keytronic

Powering through Challenges with Adaptation and Change

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is a large organization with a strong membership that represents the entirety of the electronic components industry supply chain, including distributors, manufacturers and independent manufacturer representatives.

Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA)

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)

Safer Work Environments

Heads up! The future is robotic, especially when it comes to Industry 4.0. Not the chatty Star Wars type robot or the antagonistic HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey, but smart machines doing repetitive, precision or dangerous work – operated remotely by human voice command, touchscreen or joystick. The next generation of skilled workers, in fact, may be technicians who program and manage robotic equipment to undertake difficult or routine tasks, transforming manufacturing and other sectors.

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