Manufacturing through the Eyes of a Millennial

Manufacturing through the Eyes of a Millennial

by Adam Jacobson, JN Machinery The “skills gap,” “millennials,” “qualified workers.” All of these types of words and more are becoming the norm when talking about the problems facing the manufacturing industry. This is not just a problem for our spring industry, but...
Heat Treat More Products Using Less Energy

Heat Treat More Products Using Less Energy

A study on the efficiency of ovens Is one 12″ wide conveyor oven the same as other maker’s 12″ wide conveyor ovens? If so, shouldn’t you just purchase the cheapest oven among your choices? Each maker will try to show why their oven is the best...
Buying a Used Conveyor Oven

Buying a Used Conveyor Oven

by Daniel Pierre III, JN Machinery Corp. So you want to buy a used conveyor oven. f you haven’t thought of it yet, you may soon ask yourself, “Why not take advantage of the good deals for a used conveyor oven?” With the number of auctions,...
Evaluating The On-Line Stress Relieving Process

Evaluating The On-Line Stress Relieving Process

by Daniel Pierre III, JN Machinery Corp. On-line stress relieving of spring offers benefits, but not all furnaces are equal. On-Line stress relieving was basically started by the Japanese in the early 1970’s. It was a process aimed to streamline production and...