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C.H. Reed, Inc. Announces Sale of Assembly Tool Division

301 Poplar Street, Hanover, PA 17331 · Phone: 717-632-4261 · Toll-Free: 800-692-7216 · Fax: 717-632-6582 · www.chreed.com Hanover, PA, Release: August 17, 2018. For Immediate Release Today, C.H. Reed, Inc. is excited to announce the…

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Automating a Paint Line

Industrial automation can be defined as the use of computers, robots, information technologies, and other control systems that handle different processes and machinery to achieve superior performance.  Manufacturers around the world are streamlining their painting…

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New Product From Nordson Powder Coating – The Encore nLighten LED Kit

Introducing a new product from Nordson – The Encore nLighten LED Kit.  This must have accessory for the Encore manual powder coating spray gun is a fast, convenient, and safe way to instantly project a…

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C.H. Reed Annual Golf Outing 2018

The Reed Annual Golf Extravaganza (R.A.G.E.) was held on Friday, July 20th at Hickory Heights Golf Club in Spring Grove, PA.  A big thanks goes out to all of our participating partners, vendors, and employees…

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Quincy Q-Control Case Study

C.H. Reed recently installed 2 Quincy QGV-40 air compressors, and 2 Quincy QMD-230 desiccant air dryers for a food flavorings producer in Maryland. The compressor/dryer pairs were designed to be split into two independent systems….

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Meter, Mix, and Dispense Case Study

This customer needed a custom solution for an application that, in the end, could accurately portion and distribute small, precise shots of liquid.  The Engineered Systems team at C.H. Reed fabricated a custom Graco 1052 Dispensit…

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4 Big Data Trends in Manufacturing

Simply put, big data and advanced analytics refer to statistics and other mathematical tools that are used to assess and improve business practices. Manufacturers around the world use big data and advanced analytics to streamline…

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Avoid These 8 Types of Waste to Improve Your Lean Manufacturing Process

Lean manufacturing is a management philosophy that aims to reduce waste in all its forms from the production process. While the seeds of this approach can be found in the writings of Benjamin Franklin and…

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7 Common Mistakes When Designing Compressed Air Systems

  It is vital for your compressed air system to have proper design specifications for overall efficiency and performance. However, many companies do not get the full value of their compressed air system due to…

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Industrial Vacuum Pump Case Study

This industrial vacuum story is about a manufacturer who uses a vacuum pump system to generate “hold-down force” for material being fed to their CNC routers. They were originally running three 40 HP, fixed speed…

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