Bishop- Wisecarver

  1. Leading the Family Legacy – Podcast with Pamela

    Leading the Family Legacy – Podcast with Pamela
    Bishop-Wisecarver president, Pamela Kan, was interviewed on the Women and Manufacturing podcast late last year.

    Pamela A. Kan is a second-generation manufacturer where she serves as President of Bishop-Wisecarver in Pittsburg, CA. Pamela is a leader in manufacturing and an advocate for ensuring the next generation of makers are inspired to join the industry.
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  2. Long-Term Employees are Key to Bishop-Wisecarver’s Success

    Long-Term Employees are Key to Bishop-Wisecarver’s Success

    “How has your business remained successful for so long? “Bishop-Wisecarver president, Pamela Kan, is asked this question often and answers that passionate, long-term employees are key to the company’s nearly seven decades of success in the industrial automation industry. In a time where the majority of employees are expected to leave a company after just a few years, Bishop-Wisecarver is keeping employees engaged, motivated and learning long beyond the norm.

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  3. Celebrating National Engineers Week – All Year Long

    Celebrating National Engineers Week – All Year Long
    It’s National Engineers Week (February 17-23) and here’s a shout out to our talented Bishop-Wisecarver engineers who design our products, work with customers to get exactly the right solution for their project and help take linear motion to the next level. Day in and day out – they make a difference for us all.
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  4. Take Five with The TigerBots – FIRST Tech Challenge Team #7593

    Take Five with The TigerBots – FIRST Tech Challenge Team #7593
    The FIRST robotics challenge kicked off internationally in January and the excitement is still intense! As we enter our 12th year of sponsoring FIRST Robotics teams, we love seeing the students learn new skills and succeed in unexpected challenges. And when teams make it to the championships – that’s a bonus! Congrats to the all-female TigerBots of Notre Dame High School in Belmont, Calif. who made it to the world championships in 2018!
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  5. Highlighting Bishop-Wisecarver Military Veteran Employees

    Highlighting Bishop-Wisecarver Military Veteran Employees
    Veterans Day is an opportunity as a country to honor, thank and reflect on the service given by our military veterans. Bud Wisecarver, Bishop-Wisecarver founder, proudly served as a U.S. Marine and several current company employees have served in various branches of the military. This blog from The Manufacturing Institute highlights the multiple ways veterans are uniquely qualified for successful careers in the manufacturing industry and that has certainly held true at Bishop-Wisecarver.
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  6. Busting the Manufacturing Myths in California

    Busting the Manufacturing Myths in California
    Bishop-Wisecarver President, Pamela Kan, is committed to helping change perceptions around the manufacturing industry. Read her latest article “Busting the Manufacturing Myths in California” published in Company Week magazine.
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  7. Pioneering a Leadership Team

    Pioneering a Leadership Team

    Leading a successful manufacturing company requires a combination of skill, vision, aptitude, tireless energy and a strong team.

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  8. Announcing New UtiliTrak VC Wheel Plate

    Announcing New UtiliTrak VC Wheel Plate
    It’s an exciting day for Bishop-Wisecarver, and our customers, as we announced expansion of our successful UtiliTrak® Family with an innovative, hybrid-designed Vee/Crown (VC) wheel plate for commercial applications. This new option simplifies ordering as we now have one solution that works for both vee and open track channels, while also maintaining backwards compatibility with existing UtiliTrak installations for easy direct-field replacements and upgrades.
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  9. Bishop-Wisecarver Hosts Manufacturing Day 2018

    Bishop-Wisecarver Hosts Manufacturing Day 2018
    Discussing the myths vs realities of manufacturing is a priority for Bishop-Wisecarver as we know once students better understand the truths of this industry, more of them will choose this career path. From mentoring girls interested in STEM careers to sponsoring robotics groups, the Bishop-Wisecarver team is active in showing the modern, high tech opportunities in manufacturing.
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  10. Busted: Debunking the Myths of Manufacturing

    Busted: Debunking the Myths of Manufacturing
    This year, BWG actually had two Manufacturing Days as there were so many people wanting to attend the tours. We hosted groups on October 7 and October 29 and visitors included high school students from the East Bay and Silicon Valley, national and local manufacturing group officers, elected officials and community members. Sessions included a plant tour, 3D printer demonstration and a panel discussion which included a Q&A with employees.
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