Case Studies: Structural Applications

Saving Water

New bicycle bottle cage helps keep water supply always safely at hand Whether amateur or professional, serious cyclists want the assurance of quick and easy access to their water bottle during a hard ride―for health as well as competitive reasons. … Continue reading

Easy to Handle: Handle-Tech Ltd.

Unique product made from innovative compound keeps workers safer Dale Gregg has been developing creative solutions to challenging business and industry problems for decades. When a friend explained how his son had crushed his hand while moving sections of heavy … Continue reading

Engineered Power

Compact, high density lithium-ion battery delivers reliable energy wherever it’s needed R.W. Beckett Corporation has been a leader in the HVAC industry for more than 75 years. In 2010, looking to diversify their business and seeing an opportunity to leverage … Continue reading

Reinventing the wheel

New geared wheelchair wheel system makes uphill travel easier and safer for chair-bound people A good wheelchair can be of tremendous benefit to a person otherwise unable to get around due to illness or injury. Most of us don’t realize … Continue reading

A Smooth Operator

Quality and Global Capabilities are Key Requirements to Manufacturer of Plumbing Products Continue reading

Product Design Unites M&A Plastics, RTP Company

“We’ve been RTP Company customers since we started business,” says Willie Morales, Sr., founder of M&A Plastics, Inc. “They gave us the material we needed, when we needed it.” Morales came to the U.S. in 1954 from Mexico. He and … Continue reading

Bezel Demands Durability, Critical Color

Tektronix and RTP Company joined forces with PolyCast Inc. of Tigard, OR to develop a material for use in an Oscilloscope ring bezel. The bezel, which houses indicator lights, controls and displays measures 16 in x 7 in x 1 … Continue reading

Fire Helmets

Cairns & Brother, Inc., has pioneered firefighter helmet technology since 1836. Their commitment to protecting lives is evident in their Cairns Helmet “systems.” Continue reading

Soil Sampler

When En Novative Technologies, Inc., developer of the En Core® Sampler, set out to create a device to collect soil samples with minimal handling and maximum accuracy, it tested 20 to 30 different resins. Continue reading

Windshield Repair Fixture

Repairing chips and minor cracks in automotive windshields has become a colorful job for field repair technicians at Speedy Auto & Window Glass. Continue reading