Engineering

  1. Earth Day is an Everyday Event

    Earth Day is an Everyday Event
    Happy 50th Anniversary to the celebration of Earth Day! The first event in 1970 included approximately 10 percent of the US population that year—20 million people —and is credited with launching the modern environmental movement.
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  2. Track vs. Conveyance Systems: When and What to Choose

    Track vs. Conveyance Systems: When and What to Choose
    Both track-based systems and conveyor-based systems can shuttle materials from point A to B…but how do you choose one over the other? Environmental factors, desired machine footprint and application requirements such as speed and precision, all play a role in the decision process, and the ultimate success of that choice.
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  3. Three Ways Motion Solutions Include More than Metal

    Three Ways Motion Solutions Include More than Metal
    At Bishop-Wisecarver, we’ve manufactured patented motion products for nearly seventy years. We take pride in offering our customers a large variety of durable options that provide a low total cost of ownership. From the materials used, to the manufacturing processes we have in place, are what our customers have told us to be the best in the business.
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  4. New Product Selector Tool - Giving Customers More Time & Solutions

    New Product Selector Tool - Giving Customers More Time & Solutions
    Finding the right motion product for any automation project just got easier with Bishop-Wisecarver’s Product Selector tool. Customers easily and quickly answer 5 short questions and the Product Selector tool provides a list of products that match their stated requirements. The list includes each product’s image, description and links to additional info. The entire process takes less than 2 minutes, saving customers valuable time and giving them confidence in researching the best product for their individual needs.
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  5. Vee Guide Wheel Based Technology – The Right Fit for Harsh & Contaminated Environments

    Vee Guide Wheel Based Technology – The Right Fit for Harsh & Contaminated Environments
    Applications in harsh and contaminated environments often exhibit low durability or premature failure which require frequent service or replacement. Either option means additional time and money spent, and often, a loss of revenue for machinery down time during the process. It causes multiple challenges for busy companies, which is why Bishop-Wisecarver has focused on manufacturing linear motion products that can withstand these extreme environments.
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Manufacturing – The Industry that Makes a Difference, About Nils Severson

    Manufacturing isn’t a career where you check your brain at the door. It needs great problem solvers who work to meet current customers’ needs, while also developing new innovations for future concerns. The 2015 public perception report by Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute found that 78 percent of millennials said their decision to work at a company was influenced by how innovative they considered the company to be and having the chance to make a difference.

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  10. National Engineers Week

    In honor of this week’s focus on engineers, we are highlighting one of Bishop-Wisecarver’s long-term team members, Brian Burke, engineer extraordinaire and vital customer connection. Bishop-Wisecarver has earned the reputation of providing unmatched quality, reliability, service and engineering support for every stage of a customer’s design cycle. From product design to completion, Bishop-Wisecarver team members like Brian, work with customers to ensure we have solved their problem in the best way possible, and on time and on budget.

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