Manufacturing News - Page 11

Page 11 of Manufacturing News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



DITEC Research and Development Enters into an Agreement with Presentwater AS

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DITEC Research and Development, a wholly owned subsidiary of DITEC International Corporation focused on development of environmental chemicals and technologies, announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with Presentwater AS, an innovative Norwegian company with a strong maritime network and strategic alliances towards world-leading original equipment manufacturers (OEM).

Ohio Laser Adds One-Two Punch of ISO 9001:2008 Certification and New 3D Laser Scanning Technology

PLAIN CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Laser LLC announced today that it has received ISO 9001:2008 certification and installed a new advanced 3D laser scanning system, two crucial steps toward achieving world-class quality control of laser cut parts and fabricated metal parts in production. Companies that require quality control (QC) inspection, first article inspection and high quality repetitive processing will benefit from the new certification and technology at Ohio Laser.

Metrology: Inspection at the Speed of Light

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Industry leaders frustrated with high cost of inspection: push for speed in the quality department without sacrificing accuracy or adding complexity. These days, equipment is only as good as the software that runs it. According to Erik Adams, of George Products Company, ‘Customers don’t want a collection of parts; they want a turn-key solution to their inspection problems that includes powerful software to drive the system.’

REMIS AMERICA Invests in Production, Creates Jobs

ELKHART, Ind. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — REMIS AMERICA, a leader in energy efficient products for grocery retailers, is proud to announce that it has opened a new production line at its Elkhart, Indiana headquarters. This new 35,000 square foot facility represents a multi-million dollar investment and has created over 25 new jobs since the company’s inception in February of 2009. Additionally, the company’s business model forecasts an impressive 30+ new hires by year’s end 2011.

Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation Expands its Rexin-G Production Facilities in Southern California

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announces the completion of the design engineering and construction phase of a state-of-the-art Vector Production Unit (VPU) for the commercial manufacturing of its advanced targeted genetic medicines. In accordance with an FDA Critical Path initiative, which encourages innovation and the implementation of new technological advances in quality control, the Epeius VPU is poised to launch the large-scale production of targeted genetic medicine into the 21st century.

Super-Gliding – Fad or Futuristic Sport?

CLEARWATER, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Synthetic Ice, worldwide leader in the development of synthetic ice, introduces ‘Super-Gliding,’ the sport of skating on a surface other than real ice. Synthetic ice surfaces are not ice, but can be skated on using normal ice skates in the same manner as ice. These surfaces require no refrigeration or grooming equipment and are completely recyclable, so they are the environmentally-conscious alternative to refrigerated ice rinks.

LRM Industries Introduces EverDock – A Simple, Green Dock Building Solution

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the introduction of EverDock modular dock panels, the first product in family of innovative and environmentally friendly thermoplastic marine dock solutions. LRM will show EverDock panels for first time from February 11th through the 15th at The Miami International Boat Show 2010.

3D Industries – Bringing Private Label Production to a New ‘GREEN’ Level

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 3D Industries is proud to announce it has new GREEN sourcing, new technologies and services for 2010. At 3D Industries, we are always looking for new ways to bring innovation from our manufacturing network to our client’s markets. 3D is working on advancing technical products that not only meet the demands of new extreme applications, but also improve upon existing designs in technical apparel and soft goods.

Trusty-Step International Introduces Virtually Undetectable Clear Acrylic Non-Slip Floor Coating

LYNN, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trusty-Step International, a trusted and established anti-slip floor treatment manufacturer, recently introduced its clear non-slip acrylic coating with crystal clear polycarbonate aggregate to its floor treatment line. The company’s new acrylic anti-slip floor treatment is virtually undetectable, with surfaces retaining an exceptionally durable, reflective, fade-resistant and non-yellowing high-gloss finish for up to three years.

Schleuniger Automation Selects SecuGen Hamster Plus for Biometric Authentication of CrimpCenter Users

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that its Hamster Plus USB Fingerprint Reader has been selected by Schleuniger Automation for use with its CrimpCenter product line. A leading manufacturer of machines for wire processing, Schleuniger’s CrimpCenter products are fully automatic crimp machines that combine high processing speed, precision and user friendliness.

Syntec Optics Unveils Clean Room

PAVILION, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Optics, the largest independent manufacturer of custom polymer optics in North America, has unveiled a new clean room at its Pavilion, NY location. This Class 10,000 clean room will be used for assembly and testing of precision polymer and glass optical systems that are highly sensitive to environmental particulate. The construction and operation of a clean room represents Syntec’s endless commitment to offering customers a broad range of technological solutions and innovations.

NevaSlip Introduces Virtually Undetectable Clear Acrylic Non-Slip Floor Coating

LYNN, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NevaSlip, a trusted and established anti-slip floor treatment company, recently introduced its clear non-slip acrylic coating with crystal clear polycarbonate aggregate to its professional floor treatment line. Paired with the company’s microscopic etching surface process, NevaSlip can now make all types of floors slip-resistant without changing their appearance.

Vivesan Household Cleaners Take Consumers ‘Beyond Green’

CLEVELAND, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you have to put your hands in it, or breathe it, or walk on carpets sprayed with it, shouldn’t it be safe? National surveys show growing numbers of shoppers are asking that question when they choose household cleaners. The makers of Vivesan have an answer in the form of powerful, 100 percent plant-based, carcinogen-free cleaners that are safer for humans, animals, and the environment. Vivesan cleaning products are now available to retailers nationwide.

Wooden Pallets Contribute to Reforestation, Not Deforestation

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To hear the claims that wooden pallet producers have clear cut, raped and pillaged their way through America’s old growth virgin forests, stripping them of trees, leaving them bald and naked. Sounds like a horror movie. Scary, but fictitious. According to Michael Smith, C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of wooden pallets, It’s time to set the record straight because exactly the opposite is true.

Universal Forest Products Western Division Inc. to Distribute Accoya Wood

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Universal Forest Products Western Division Inc. (UFP-WD) and Titan Wood Inc., a subsidiary of Accsys Technologies, PLC (AIM and EURONEXT: AXS), are pleased to announce UFP-WD will distribute Titan’s Accoya wood in the United States. Accoya is a modified wood produced only from certified sustainable sources, using an environmentally responsible process. It offers outstanding durability, dimensional stability, and reliability.

PALNET Turning Up the Heat on the Heat Treatment of Pallets

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While others, including the Federal Government, are talking about the need for a national treatment requirement for solid wood packaging, PALNET has sprung into action. As the only pallet company with the national capacity to handle large scale ISPM-15 heat treatment, PALNET has seen the coming of this important international safety measure and moved aggressively to be ready for its implementation.

KICTeam Becomes a Local International Company – Offering Products for All Industries

AUBURN, Maine and LONDON, UK (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KICTeam is pleased to announce its successful expansion in both Europe and Asia. KIC Products UK, which operated as an independent exclusive European distributor, is now KICTeam Europe Limited and is a wholly owned subsidiary of KICTeam, Inc. located in Auburn, ME. KICTeam Asian/Pacific has also plans to establish offices in key locations in 2009 to facilitate the growth in this area of the world.

ASAME Technology Offers Online Demos for Strain and Geometry Measurements Made with Digital Camera-Based Systems

CEDAR PARK, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ASAME Technology LLC today announces the addition of online demonstrations for its digital camera-based strain measurement systems – ASAME (Automated Strain Analysis and Measurement Environment) Target Model; and GPA (Grid Pattern Analyzer) 100 Model. The demonstrations provide step-by-step overviews of how the software and hardware work together to obtain strain data over areas of deformed sheet metal or plastic parts.

Highest Performing Metal Pipes for the Oil Patch with New DuraSeal Product says Ken Sachs

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ask anyone who works on the production side of the oil business and they will tell you the key to success in the oil industry is extracting, producing and transporting, says Ken Sachs. The quicker and more cost effective it is the better. They will also tell you that while production costs can be controlled, well flow rates are often at the mercy of corrosion and pipe wear. A new product called DuralSil, made by DuraSeal.

LRM Industries Introduces HydroDome, the Next BIG Thing in Stormwater Management BMPs

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the introduction of the game-changing HydroDome™ family of stormwater chambers. LRM will show HydroDome for first time from August 18th through the 20th at StormCon®, the annual stormwater conference to be held this year at the Marriott in Anaheim, California.

LRM Industries Invents Twin Sheet Direct Thermoforming

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc., headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the invention of TSD Twin Sheet Direct™; a new innovative production process, extending the product value of its patent-pending STF Sheetless ThermoForming™ technology, which was invented and commercialized by LRM in 2007.

PALNET Solves the Pallet Buyer’s Dilemma

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The old adage goes, ‘buyer beware.’ Michael Smith, President and C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of environmentally-friendly wooden pallets, thinks that is especially true when it comes to pallets. According to Smith, ‘So much of the pallet purchase decision is based on the initial price quote that many of the other equally important factors don’t get the attention they deserve.’

LRM Industries, LLC Acquired and Recapitalized as LRM Industries International, Inc.

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The former LRM Industries, LLC, headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, has been acquired from NOVA Chemicals Inc. and Envirokare Tech, Inc., which have owned the company as a joint venture since 2005. A group of investors led by Zesiger Capital Group LLC funded the transaction that resulted in the recapitalization of the former company into LRM Industries International, Inc.

Advantage Trim and Lumber Company Warns Against the Use of Composite Decking Materials

BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advantage Trim & Lumber Company today announced that, due to recent inquiries from customers, composite decking supplies and materials will not be distributed or sold at any of our locations. While composite decking remains popular due to its low cost, we are of the opinion that using composite materials for decks is a hazard to the public.

Syntec Optics Gains ISO 9001:2000 Certification

PAVILION, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Optics, the largest independent manufacturer of custom polymer optics in North America, has been certified to be in compliance with ISO 9001:2000. The certification audit was conducted by the Bureau Veritas Group. This recognition of Syntec’s quality management system reinforces the company’s credentials as a high precision manufacturer of injection molded polymer optics and opto-electronic assemblies. Syntec Optics integrates all steps of the process.

Want to Green Your Supply Chain? Start at the Bottom – With Your Pallets

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most people believe change starts at the top. But when it comes to greening your supply chain, change really starts at the bottom – with your choice of pallets. That’s what Michael Smith, C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of environmentally-friendly wooden pallets, believes. And he should know, he’s been in the pallet business for more than 20 years.

Precision Aerospace Components to Distribute High Tech Locking Washer

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Precision Aerospace Components, Inc. (OTCBB:PAOS / PAOS.ob) has, through its subsidiary Tiger-Tight Corp., obtained the exclusive rights for the United States and Canada to distribute the full line of a proprietary locking washers to be produced by ESK Ceramics, of Germany, a subsidiary of Ceradyne Corp. (CRDN).

Pallet Buyers Need to be Aware of ‘Voodoo’ Environmental Claims, says PALNET USA

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The pallet industry has begun to promote green and with that, environmental claims are sprouting up everywhere, cautions PALNET. A 2008 study conducted by Price Waterhouse found that consumers only believe 16 percent of environmental claims. There’s a good reason why. Of 1,753 environmental claims researched last year, all but one were either false or misleading, according to the State of Green Business report.

Plastic or Wood Pallets: Which is Greener? Debunking the Environmental Myth of Plastic Pallets

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michael Smith, President and C.O.O. of PALNET, a leading nationwide supplier of shipping pallets, issued a statement today regarding the environmental impact of plastic versus wood pallets. According to Smith, ‘For all the green rhetoric being tossed around today by the manufacturers of plastic pallets about their sustainability and recyclable nature, the facts are still the facts.’

Inventek Releases a SiRFstarIII(TM) 20 Channel OEM GPS Module with a True 5 Hz Update Rate

WESTFORD, Mass., March 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inventek Systems, the leading manufacturer of low cost, highly accurate OEM GPS modules, has developed a dual UART GPS with SiRF binary outputting position, velocity and time at 5 times per second without interpolation. Offering real time GPS updates, this compact 18 mm x 18 mm GPS module is ideal for high-velocity, high acceleration applications and is based on the SiRFstarIII(TM) architecture.

South Carolina’s Lean Manufacturing Experts Offering X2Order’s ForeSight

COLUMBIA, S.C., March 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP) is making available to SC manufacturers an advanced productivity improvement solution that will be featured at next week’s InnoVenture Southeast 2009 conference in Greenville. This solution, called ForeSight, a software-as a-service (SaaS) framework developed by X2Order, Inc., is the only application developed specifically to drive effective customer order fill rates.

Aicello Acquisition of Tohcello PVA Film Business Group

VANCOUVER, BC, Canada, March 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aicello announced today an agreement to acquire Tohcello Company’s polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) film product line and assets. The move is part of Aicello’s strategy to expand PVA film business as a core product offering, by increasing production capacity and leveraging the assets and technology included in the acquisition. The sale will be completed on April 1, 2009.

What’s the ‘Greenest’ Outdoor Furniture? Adams Mfg. Finds Environment Advantages in Resin

PORTERSVILLE, Pa., Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Concerned Americans want to be sure they’re buying casual furniture that won’t harm the environment, say the folks at Adams Manufacturing Corp. There are a lot of choices. Casual furniture is made out of steel, wrought iron, wood, and resin.

Kawasaki Selects Stens, LLC for Canadian Distribution of Engines and Handheld Power Products

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Engines and Power Products Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., will initiate a new distribution arrangement for Canada, effective this week. Stens, LLC, headquartered in Jasper, Ind., will become the distributor of Kawasaki-branded replacement engines and handheld power products to a network of more than 500 independent dealers in Canada.

LRM Industries, LLC(TM) to Produce Composite Railway Systems Components

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Dec. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries, LLC(TM), headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, has been selected by Eastern Rail Corporation to manufacture thermoplastic composite infrastructure components for the nation’s electric railways. LRM’s proprietary, totally automated TPF ThermoPlastic Flowforming(TM) process will be used to mold long fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite components for a durable replacement of aging or damaged railway structures made of wood, steel or traditional fiberglass.

Philatron International Awarded 2008 Medium Size Family Owned Business of the Year

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philatron International and CEO, Founder, and Owner, Phillip M. Ramos, Jr. were honored with yet another award for its outstanding business. On November 19th, Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) awarded Philatron International, Medium Size Family Owned Business of the year. During the 9th annual business award ceremony OCBJ recognized the company for its commitment to helping outside community organizations through charity.

Synthetic Ice Embraced by Skating Coaches

CLEARWATER, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Synthetic Ice, a worldwide leader in the development of synthetic ice has announced the support of professional ice skating coaches for their Super-Glide synthetic ice products. What if the ice in skating rinks never melted? What if the ‘ice’ was not real ice at all, but synthetic ice minus the slippery feel and all the maintenance headaches and costs of frozen water?

LRM Industries, LLC Launches New Sheetless Thermoforming Production

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Oct. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries, LLC, headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces a new innovative production line, custom designed for the unique, patent-pending STF Sheetless ThermoForming(TM) technology, which was invented by LRM in 2007.

Million Dollar Expansion at Syntec Optics Supports Focus on Innovation

PAVILION, N.Y., Sept. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Optics, recipient of the prestigious 2008 Frost & Sullivan Growth Excellence Award in the North American polymer optics market, announces new manufacturing capacity that directly correlates with its focus on innovation. Syntec is also actively seeking more staff. To quote the Frost and Sullivan award, ‘Syntec Optics, through its commitment to innovation and consistent focus on profitability, is rapidly growing at an average annual growth rate of 16-percent.”

Syntec Optics Granted U.S. Patent for Innovative HRDT Technology

PAVILION, N.Y., Sept. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Optics, the largest independent manufacturer of custom plastic optics in North America, has been granted a U.S. patent for its HRDT(TM) (High Refraction Diamond Turning) technology, in production use since late 2005. Most Syntec HRDT projects have been defense-related. However, HRDT holds promise for other markets, such as datacom, that require asymmetric, low-cost optics with high wave sensitivity and strong heat resistance, and share with defense an imperative to shave development cycles.