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 vacuum pumps along with a…


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…