Industry

  1. When Smaller is Better: MinVee® Miniature Linear Guide

    When Smaller is Better: MinVee® Miniature Linear Guide
    Bishop-Wisecarver’s MinVee® Miniature Linear Guides provide all the benefits of the patented DualVee products, but with a compact carriage assembly and smaller double edged track. With axial load capacities up to 121 pounds and speeds up to 5 m/s It is an ideal motion solution for customer applications including medical, laboratories, packaging and semiconductor.
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  2. 2020 Customer Survey Findings

    Bishop-Wisecarver has always focused on delivering high quality linear motion solutions on-time and on-budget, and we have monitored our performance and results for years. Every year since 2012 we have asked our customers to provide candid and confidential feedback to us about our products and service as well as improvements on where we can improve. We are blessed with thousands of pieces of feedback from long-time valued customers. Here are the results from our 2020 survey.
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  3. Keeping Machines Rolling with DualVee Guide Wheel Technology

    Keeping Machines Rolling with DualVee Guide Wheel Technology
    There are more adjectives to describe Bishop-Wisecarver’s DualVee Guide Wheel technology, but you get the point. The patented vee guide wheels were designed by founder Bud Wisecarver in 1968 and the company’s signature product has been helping customers with quiet, low friction motion in even the most extreme conditions for more than 50 years.
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  4. Getting Back to the Basics with Linear Guides 101 Webinar

    Getting Back to the Basics with Linear Guides 101 Webinar
    Let’s get back to the basics! Chances are, since you are reading this blog, you have some working knowledge or interest in linear motion technology. But has anyone ever explained the foundational knowledge key to long term success in selecting the best motion solutions moving forward? If not, this is that day.
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  5. Helping California’s Manufacturing Industry on the Road to Recovery

    Helping California’s Manufacturing Industry on the Road to Recovery
    Pamela Kan, President of Bishop-Wisecarver, has been advocating for the manufacturing industry on the local, state and national level for more than 20 years. She is a strong and respected voice and was recently appointed to Governor Newsom’s Business and Jobs Recovery Task Force. As one of 80+ members selected from California’s business, political and social sector, Pamela is tasked with helping bring back the state’s economy from the COVID-19 pandemic. As she represents the manufacturing industry in this state-wide group, Pamela was also asked to join one of Governor Newsom’s recent Economic Recovery and Reinvention Listening Tour episodes focused on manufacturing.
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Bringing Packaging Automation Solutions to PACK EXPO

    Bringing Packaging Automation Solutions to PACK EXPO
    “Tell us about your toughest packaging automation challenge.”

    That was our welcoming statement to booth visitors at the recent PACK EXPO event in Las Vegas, where more than 30K attendees converged to find the latest technologies and solutions to all their packaging challenges. And once we knew their particular issue, we could follow up with multiple solutions as Bishop-Wisecarver has been in business nearly 70 years and has worked with the packaging industry since that first decade.

    With multiple patents showing our experience, and several engineers on hand that love to solve problems, the discussions in the booth were interesting for both our team and the customers.
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  9. Speeding Up, Being Smart, Taking the Stage

    Speeding Up, Being Smart, Taking the Stage
    One of the core values at Bishop-Wisecarver is the “Need for Speed and Think Smartly” in all activities. Key word – ALL. This past summer, two Bishop-Wisecarver employees were on stages at large vendor events discussing ways they had helped the company think smartly on various internal business processes. While customers may not see these efforts directly, they appreciate the results as these propel the company’s Signature Experience of unmatched quality, reliability and service.
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  10. Pudding and Proof in Motion

    Pudding and Proof in Motion
    The proof is in the pudding. It’s an old phrase, and one where the actual words are debated, but the intended meaning has remained according to Merriam-Webster “that the real worth, success, or effectiveness of something can only be determined by putting it to the test by trying or using it, appearances and promises aside.”
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