Cleco & Dotco – Your Trusted Name in Material Removal

Cleco & Dotco are legendary names in industrial material removal for over 75 years.  From fine finishing such as die grinding and de-burring to high-volume material removal work, and everything in between, C.H. Reed has the material removal solution for…


Tax Windfall For Buyers of New Equipment

The Tax Reform Legislation signed into law by the President in December, 2017 makes significant changes in how manufacturing companies deduct the cost of equipment for tax purposes. Beginning with equipment purchased September 28, 2017 until December 31, 2022, 100%…


Common Workplace Injuries & Ergonomic Solutions

Common Workplace Injuries & Ergonomic Solutions – By: Madison McDaniel A common injury that occurs in the manufacturing sector is musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).  MSDs are “injuries and disorders that affect the body’s movement or musculoskeletal system.” Other names used for…


Automation Trends in the Industrial Marketplace

Automation Trends in the Industrial Marketplace Simply put, industrial automation can be defined as computers, robots, information technologies, and other control systems that handle different processes and machinery in an industry.  Global Sales of industrial robots are growing at an…


Small Electronics Repair Facility

This customer was expanding into a new facility and needed a new compressed air system.  Typically, air compressors in the electronic industry must be oil-free.  Oil contamination in the compressed air can result in expensive maintenance costs, and in extreme…


Big Rebates for Small PA Businesses

If your Pennsylvania business is considering a compressed air system upgrade or replacement and resides in PPL Electric’s service territory, C.H. Reed can help you offset project costs with an energy efficiency rebate. Eligibility includes small business customers in PPL’s…


Diaphragm Pumps: The Basics

Diaphragm Pumps: The Basics Diaphragm pumps are a series of pumps that fall under the positive displacement family of pumps.  Air operated double diaphragm pumps (AODDs) have a simple design in which two diaphragms are attached to a common connecting…