Industries from Detroit, Michigan, to Tacoma, Washington, that consistently employ heavy-duty applications are frequently searching for products with physical properties that can handle the excessive stress that will be put upon them. The countless uses of urethane are relatively unknown in the parts industry, because it offers qualities superior to those of commodity polymers — including durability, impact resistance, and improved wear. A. Stucki Company has led the international development and application of railcar dynamic, or motion control products, since 1911. Seco Urethane, an extension of Seco Machine, is America’s leading urethane product producer and supplier, specializing in custom-cast urethane partsfor railway cars. Seco, a contractor manufacturer, is now an integral part of A. Stucki’s precision-engineered urethane damping components and compression molded parts, as well as prototype sample parts. Any industry from Erie, Pennsylvania, to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, can take advantage of their legacy of providing customers with the highest quality railcar components with significant support regardless of the scope or size of the contract by partnering withSeco Urethane.
Manufacturer Seco Machine, started out primarily serving the railroad industry; however, they are no longer simply a contract manufacturer or local machine shop, they are a hybrid of these segments — including moldmaker and urethane parts producer. This North Canton, Ohio, company also offers ancillary services that include assembly, warehousing of raw and finished materials, specialty packaging, coatings, and laser etching for any business from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Washington, Pennsylvania. It takes intelligent, detail-oriented, and dedicated people with superior skill levels to create the quality machined products from this comprehensive division of the A. Stucki Company. The intricacy of the machines that perform everything from prototype production to specialty tooling require focus and precision from the machinists who operate them. With their education in advanced mathematics, drafting, and metal working necessary to perform their jobs well, the employees at Seco Machine love what they do and dedicate themselves to completing every job for Zanesville, Ohio, and beyond with pride.
Berran Industrial Group, Inc. is proud to present its newly revised testing laboratory. The lab was specifically set up to prototype and test machinery applications for customers from Chicago, Illinois, to Reno, Nevada. It is equipped with two lasers for burning both metal and plastic, depending on the needs of customer’s proposed projects. Berran maintains many camera systems for testing. The lab has two ultrasonic testing units available for prototype testing customer weld applications, as well as full control cabinets that are capable of data acquisition testing and servo testing. Berran boasts the ability to manufacture and tune ultrasonic horns with its own test equipment. While not able to fit in the lab itself, Berran also maintains a fully articulated Fanuc robot with a six-foot reach and 25kg load for testing purposes. Businesses from Columbia, South Carolina, to Denver, Colorado, will be astounded at the customer service and custom automation machines that are provided by Berran for 37 years!
Business from Tampa, Florida, can visit Berran Industrial Group, Inc,’s new packaging machinery showroom. It’s a 1700 sq. ft. packaging machinery display showroom featuring a wide selection of stretch wrappers, strapping machines, carton sealers, and case erectors. Not only are these machines used for Berran’s own product development tests but also for testing user requirements for such items as box sizes in case erector sensors for strapping machines. Distributors and customers alike from Toledo, Raleigh, and Austin are welcome to visit for product demonstrations.
Many companies from Mesa, Arizona, to Providence, Rhode Island, who would like to improve their production processes rely upon the expertise and special custom machinery from Berran Industrial Group. Their extensive knowledge regarding ultrasonic welding machines and leak testing and air testing devices can be seen with their products that have endured for many years. Many industries that employ the use of assembly lines and anticipate a custom robotic machine solving their production problems, can consult with Berran about the immeasurable possibilities that they can provide with their PLC programming. Many industries, from automotive parts to food and drink, from San Jose, California, to Huntsville, Alabama, have depended upon the experience and knowledge of Berran Industrial Group, Inc. to improve their practices.
With technology developing so rapidly over the past century, assembly lines have become an effective and common method of manufacturing complex products, like vehicles, appliances, and other electronics from Spokane, Washington, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They involve human hands, robotics, or machines that keep parts moving along a conveyor belt in a specific and organized manner. Each worker or machine usually performs a precise, specific action with the goal of having each component travel the least distance possible while building a larger product. A significant part of Berran Industrial Group’s business are its customautomation and assembly machines. Paul Zuzik, the vice president of the Engineering Group, gives an example of an assembly systemfor a valve used in the food and drink industry that exemplifies their superior products. The 15-year-old design for this particular machine has been in operation for over 35 million cycles and still uses most of the original cylinders, drives, and sensors. Mr. Zuzik stresses that Berran isn’t locked into a specific market or process. They understand and are grounded in the basics of engineering and simply apply their knowledge of mechanisms systems and controls to whatever process needs to be automated, and they recently produced a one-of-a-kind connector assembly machine. An interesting part of special custom machinery are the controls and programming. It’s very common for the PLC programming to be one-of-a-kind, so Berran is constantly operating in a program development mode for any business from San Diego, California, to Atlanta, Georgia. Course quality and minimizing the impact of quality problems is extremely important, so Berran is very active in quality control fixturing, as well as the inclusion of quality checks in the process of many of its machines.
People enter a career wanting to make a difference and end up finding solutions to problems that people weren’t even aware existed. When someone from Dallas, Texas, to Detroit, Michigan, runs into a problem to which they need a solution that hasn’t yet been created, they can call the engineers at Berran Industrial Group, Inc. for their expertise in designing special custom machinery and programs that will solve any client’s issues. They have earned a reputation for building safe, high-quality, durable, easy-to-maintain machines and custom automation systems. Any customer from Portland, Oregon, to Jacksonville, Florida, who has experienced their unparalleled support realize that they have received the best machine for their dollar. Berran strives to provide the most economical and efficient solution to any manufacturing need, while truly standing behind everything that they do and building relationships with every customer. The result is a comprehensive blending of their people and ideas in each business. They provide custom assembly machines for a diverse customer base — which includes automotive, toy, window, wood, steel, food processing, foundry, medical, golf, and numerous others —and cutting and trim equipment for a variety of programs and a technology base that allows them to be competitive with on-demand or full automation systems. Berran is pleased to announce a major innovation in cutting extremely thin-walled, oddly-shaped plastic products and parts, such as automotive and air ductwork, that is ideal for automotive suppliers and the plastic industry with their plastic trim cutting machine.