Tag Archives: industrial

One For the Kids

Bearings company releases spinning top item NSK Ltd., the Tokyo-based bearings manufacturer, has developed a unique spinning top that incorporates several industrial-level precision bearings. The top can stay upright and spin for about 8 minutes even on rough surfaces with its weighted ring model, the company says. The item went on sale January 15, NSK […]

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Reader Profile

Dispatch from a hurricane disaster area When Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico September 19, the island had already experienced catastrophic damage and power outages from two hurricanes in two previous weeks. In terms of nature’s unforgiving force, worse was still to come. In terms of human recovery, the worst was far off.  In […]

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Diehard Fans

New industrial floor fans! Wait…in winter?  Ah, California. One of the few places in the United States with the luxury of marketing air conditioning products year-round. While a majority of the country is more likely to be scrambling for space heaters this time of year, one L.A.-area-based company is churning out a new line of […]

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All-Purpose

Oregon repairman opening auto-industrial shop An Oregon man is aiming to fill a niche in his small hometown between primary auto repair and the few motor repair shops that have long turnaround from an over-saturation of clients. Moving back to his hometown after 20 years in the big city (Denver, Colo.), Marcus Sutfin has returned […]

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Precision on Display

Grand opening of industrial showroom at New Jersey shop An established electric motor facility in north New Jersey has added a brand new showroom to its premises. Precision Electric Motor Repair (Clifton, N.J.) held a grand opening Wednesday of its 2,500-square foot industrial showroom, connected to a shop already spanning 35,000 square feet. The new […]

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Industrious Learning

An Idaho technician represents the unorthodox path to repair job success The manufacturing skills gap has created a mad rush for skilled technical workers. Filling this void has no clear solution, but empty jobs require workers…workers that don’t necessarily need a full skill set when they first start. As it turns out, many people are learning on the job. […]

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Inevitability of Time

IoT predictions being scaled back For those who are confused by exactly what the Internet of Things is, you’re not alone. The term that grew to represent a revolutionary new way of connectivity over the past few years seemed like it was taking every industry, especially manufacturing, by storm—and that in order to have your business succeed, […]

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