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Reciprocating Compressor vs. Rotary Compressor

Compressed air is used across so many industries that it’s sometimes called “the fourth utility.” It is an essential part of many production processes, just like electricity or water. Air compressors come in all types…

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Total Life Cycle Cost of a Compressed Air System

Compressed air is an essential part of production throughout many industries around the world.  It’s so important that many companies consider compressed air an actual utility; like electricity, natural gas, or water. A lot of…

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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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