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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% of the cost may be deducted from taxable income in the year purchased. Previously, the…

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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 MSDs are “overuse injury”, “repetitive motion injury”, and “repetitive stress injury”.  MSDs are the largest…

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Adding Storage to Old Compressed Air Systems Solves a Multitude of Problems

Adding Storage to Old Compressed Air Systems Solves a Multitude of Problems Compressed air storage plays a critical role in increasing the reliability of your equipment and production efficiencies in your plant.  Correctly implemented, adding compressed air storage can significantly enhance the accumulation, retention, and distribution of energy.  When air compressors cycle properly and less…

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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 average rate of 15% per year.  According to a recent press release from the International…

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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 service territory (map below) that are classified as GS-1 or GS-3 rate code and use less…

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Diaphragm Pumps: AODD Pump Basics

How Does a Diaphragm Pump Work 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 rod.  The pump is driven by compressed air through an air distribution system…

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Relay For Life 2017 – Hanover, PA

Last weekend, C.H. Reed participated in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life.  Our local event took place at the New Oxford Senior High School Stadium in New Oxford, Pennsylvania.  So far, the Hanover area raised over $200,000 to help fund groundbreaking cancer research and patient care programs.  We’d like to give a big shout-out to all 52 teams, team leaders, team members,…

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Happy 4th of July!

C.H. Reed, Inc. would like to wish everyone a happy and safe July 4th.  Our offices will be closed on Monday, July 3rd & Tuesday, July 4th.  We will return to normal business hours on Wednesday, July 5th.  Enjoy your holiday weekend!

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New High-Flow Plural Component Technology from Graco

Recently, Graco announced the release of a new plural component technology that combines their popular XP Sprayer with their robust XL 10000 air motor.  By combining these two technologies, the new XP-hf Plural Component Sprayer packs a powerful punch.  You get more flow – allowing you to get jobs done faster with less wear and…

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Bullard Training Day

Bullard, a leading manufacturer of high-quality personal protective equipment, recently stopped by C.H. Reed to conduct an in depth training on their safety solutions.  From superior head & face protection to their state-of-the-art respiratory protection; Bullard’s best-in-class safety products are committed to quality, excellence & innovation.  Check out some of the pictures from the training & contact C.H.…

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