Manufacturing

  1. Digital Transformation Helps Small Companies Win Big

    Digital Transformation Helps Small Companies Win Big
    Digital transformation continues to be a hot topic for businesses as it is a proven way for companies of any size to leverage innovative new technologies and significantly reduce costs, while also improving operations, performance, safety and, ultimately, the bottom line. These efforts might begin with a focus on one part of a company, but the benefits can extend throughout the organization and externally to customers and partners.
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  2. Guided Motion Solutions a Must for Medical Analysis Equipment

    Guided Motion Solutions a Must for Medical Analysis Equipment
    When performing vital tests in hospitals or clinical labs, results must be accurate and quick. Prescribed medical care for individuals, or decisions that could impact large groups of people, are depending on these results and no one wants a delay.
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  3. Choosing a Ring: Slewing RIngs vs. Vee Guide Ring Systems

    Choosing a Ring: Slewing RIngs vs. Vee Guide Ring Systems
    From songs to books to entertainment and common phrases, there are no shortages of rings to discuss. The same holds true for today’s manufacturers. They want to conserve floor space by developing circular or complex curvilinear paths for product movement within production workstation cells and must choose between using slewing rings or vee guide ring systems. Multiple ring options, but what is the best choice? As with most situations, both products have their benefits and best use cases.
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  4. Providing Safety, Support and Service During COVID-19

    Providing Safety, Support and Service During COVID-19
    Located in Pittsburg, California, Bishop-Wisecarver (BW) has been under a Shelter in Place order since March 17. Like everyone else throughout the world, COVID-19 has changed nearly every aspect of our “normal” ways of doing business, but as a team, we’ve found new solutions to meet these challenges. And we’ve found those silver linings throughout the process as we’ve continued to manufacture linear motion products daily and provide our Signature Experience for customers.
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  5. New Product Configurator: Design, Decide and Order

    New Product Configurator: Design, Decide and Order
    Helping customers quickly is always a priority for Bishop-Wisecarver (BW), but we also want to ensure the best solution for each specific project. What good is fast if it doesn’t solve the problem? With the new Product Configurator customers get both speed and accuracy as the entire process takes approximately 5 minutes and includes CAD drawings, LoPro® actuator product descriptions and even specific stock codes to make the online ordering easier.
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  6. 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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  7. Creators Wanted: NAM 2019 State of Manufacturing Tour Includes Bishop-Wisecarver & Local High School

    Creators Wanted: NAM 2019 State of Manufacturing Tour Includes Bishop-Wisecarver & Local High School
    “Manufacturers in America are part of the solution to nearly all of our pressing global challenges.”
    ~Jay Timmons, President & CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)

    This quote is heard in the NAM State of Manufacturing Tour 2019 video highlighting their Creators Wanted campaign and on-site discussions and visits earlier this year with manufacturers, teachers, students, government officials and business leaders from eight states. Bishop-Wisecarver was one of the sites for this year’s visit to California and Pamela Kan, Bishop-Wisecarver President, hosted a roundtable discussion.
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  8. Reducing Mechanical Wear in Food Processing while Increasing Productivity

    Reducing Mechanical Wear in Food Processing while Increasing Productivity
    Food processing manufacturers have an increasing number of challenges, whether they are processing vegetables and fruit, filling pastries and baked goods, or cutting meat. This includes keeping up with sanitation, safety and maintenance requirements while maintaining throughput and production quality.
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  9. 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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  10. 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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