Linear Motion Blog

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Made in the Bay Area Manufacturing Innovators Forum

    Join us for an enlightening panel discussion with a group of Bay Area Manufacturing leaders who will discuss industry trends, growth opportunities, challenges and innovative practices.
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  8. 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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  9. Power-Up from The Fembots!

    Power-Up! This was the theme of the 2017-18 First Robotics Competition and focused on two alliances of video game characters and their human operators who are trapped in an arcade game. Both alliances are working to defeat the boss in order to escape.

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  10. Nancy Gaudinier, Providing Signature Experience for the Past 12 Years

    With more than 20,000+ customers during 68 years of business, Bishop-Wisecarver (BW) understands the importance of providing superior customer service. Each year, our BW customers rank our customer service at the highest level and feel the company is more like part of their team than a regular vendor. Taking this commitment to the customer even further, BW has developed a “Signature Experience” program that consistently delivers reliable motion solutions that are on-time, on-budget and on-target, with no surprises.

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