Doing More In the US

Sunday, January 29, 2012

The old business school motto, doing more with less, can have some interesting applications.    American manufacturing is going through a renaissance of sorts.  Across many industries there…

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Servo or Drive?

Saturday, January 21, 2012

When does a rotating load require a drive or a servo?  I run into this issue on a weekly basis.  Everyone has their own answer.   As much…

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Nippon Pulse Introduces Green Drive Linear Actuator

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Nippon Pulse has announced the introduction of its newest linear servo product, the Green Drive linear actuator. The Green Drive is an all-inclusive linear direct drive actuator suited…

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Minarik Drives Announces Distribution Agreement with Kaman Industrial Technologies

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Minarik Drives is very pleased to announce that it has signed and implemented a National Distribution Agreement with Kaman Industrial Technologies.  This agreement will further enhance a partnership…

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The Next Industrial Revolution

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Modern manufacturing is largely the result of Henry Ford’s innovation, assembly line mass production.  The goal of which was primarily to make cars available to large numbers of…

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Next Generation Manufacturing

Sunday, January 8, 2012

As a follow on to the last post, I have been investigating the cost of manufacturing equipment.  The classic machine tool is the most widely used piece of…

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2012, Year of Opportunity

Sunday, January 1, 2012

2011 was a difficult year for many sectors of the US economy.  World markets were about the same as at home.  The general weakness was felt world wide…

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