Tuesday, December 17, 2013

FactoryLink Now Represents Micronfilter

Micronfilter is a part of Coral Group, a well known historic Italian name, known for more than half a century on the world market.  The Coral Group has 32 subsidiaries all specialized in industry as leaders in high technology. 

Coral Group is a worldwide player capable of solving ecological problems in the industrial sector; from environmental remediation, purification, health preservation in working environments, to the complex fluid handling process as well.  With sales of over EUR 62 million, the Group is one of the undisputed leaders in this industry. 

Micronfilter was founded for the sole purpose of offering filtration solutions to the machine tool industry.

Micronfilter was born from many years of proven professional experience of its founders.  The Company, like all the new companies started small.  However, thanks to the enormous advantage of manufacturing within the Coral factory, we are able to take advantage of the state of the art automated production equipment and large machine tools.  This allowed us to engineer and build an extensive product line and in just two years brought to market a complete range of products.

Please visit our website at www.micronfilterusa.com for a complete line up.

Monday, September 30, 2013

FactoryLink Now Represents Railhead Corporation

Railhead Corp has offered professional industrial products for over 40 years. Railhead began offering products to service the railroad industry and has grown to multiple markets including automotive, assembly, MRO, industrial and safety.

Railhead currently offers high quality air tools, LED flashlights, headlamps, warning and safety lights as well as commercial LED lighting products. 

Railhead supports the air tool division with complete parts availability and professional, fast repair service.

In addition to our current product offerings, Railhead offers product development services, sourcing and private label opportunities.

For more information about Railhead Corp visit www.railheadcorp.com.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Greenfield Industries Rep Meeting

The Factory Link team traveled to Greenfield Industries in Clemson, S. Carolina September 10-12 for a plant tour, product demos and sales planning. Mike Myers led the discussion as each Factory Link Regional manager presented a brief summary of Greenfield activity in their respective territories. Speakers from several departments gave presentations on production, engineering, and website development.  

 Left to Right: Mark Hauberg, Taylor Harris, Josh Smith, Dan Riffey, Mike Kennedy, Mike Myers, Mike Myers, Larry Luderman, Elaine Hauberg, Bill Meranda, Jim Jackson, Brian Glowe, Bob Schilling

Thursday, August 29, 2013

August 2013 Sales Meeting - K&E

On August 28th Erik Wood and Mike Aardema presented K&E Gear, K&E Lighting, K&E Safety, K&E Torque Tools and K&E Ergonomic Tools.

Erik Wood, K&E Tools

Claudia McDonald, FactoryLink Customer Service Manager

Chris Miller, FactoryLink Operations Manager

Taylor Harris, FactoryLink Customer Service

Monday, June 3, 2013

Greenfield Industries® 6061-T6 AL Test Lab Demo

This is a demonstration of the Cleveland® PM-538R 3-Flute PM TiCN Rougher cutting at carbide feeds and speeds in 6061-T6 AL. The video was filmed in our test lab on a Makino PS65 Vertical Machining Center.

Greenfield Industries® 316L SS Test Lab Demo

This is a demonstration of various Bassett® and Cleveland® tools cutting 316L stainless steel. The video was filmed in our test lab on a Makino PS65 Vertical Machining Center.

Machining Operations:
1. Bassett® DHPCF-5 8mm Coolant Feed HP TiALN Jobber Drill shown drilling holes at 200 SFM / 12.2 IPM
2. Cleveland® B505 3/8-16 Bright Spiral Flute Tap shown tapping holes at 20 SFM / 12.7 IPM
3. Bassett® MSE-V-4R 1/2" 4-Flute Corner Radius TiAIN End Mill shown profile cutting at 289 SFM / 12.4 IPM
4. Bassett® MSE-V-4R 1/2" 4-Flute Corner Radius TiAIN End Mill shown pocket cutting at 200 SFM / 8.5 IPM
5. Bassett® TM 3/4" 5-Flute TiALN Thread Mill shown pocket threading at 420 SFM / 7.6 IPM

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Outstanding Sales Performance in 2012

Jim Klein (left) & Matt Schron (right)

Matt Schron from Jergens is recognized by Jim Klein, National Sales Manager from GSG, for outstanding sales performance in 2012 

Thursday, March 28, 2013

March 2013 Sales Meeting Group Photo

Top Row from Left: Mike Kennedy, Josh Smith, Bill Meranda, Jim McMahon, Mark Hauberg, Chris Miller, Mike Myers, Jim Jackson, Caleb Finley Middle Row from Left: Brian Glowe, Claudia McDonald, Paul Schoellman, Elaine Hauberg, John Charland, Taylor Harris, Dan Riffey, Scott Musgrave Front Row from left: Lauren Hauberg, Brooke Adams, Judy Hines, Jennifer Geiger, Nicole Katz, Pam Thompson

Above & Beyond 2013 Award - Claudia McDonald

Congratulations to our Above & Beyond 2013 winner, Claudia McDonald. Thank you for all that you do to contribute in the many successes at the Factory Link. We appreciate & value you as our Customer Service Team leader! Congrats!
Mark Hauberg, Claudia McDonald, Elaine Hauberg

Old Peddler Winner Scott Musgrave!

Congratulations to Scott Musgrave, our Old Peddler 2013 winner! Thank you for all you do for The Factory Link. You are a very important asset to our sales team. Congrats!
Mark Hauberg, Scott Musgrave & Mike Myers

March 2013 Sales Meeting - Vargus Groovex

On March 27, Van Simpson presented information on Groovex, The NEW GROOVEX line from Vargus provides a complete range of solutions for grooving, boring and micro-machining applications for industrial use.

March 2013 Sales Meeting - SamChully

On March 26, Sid Roth presented information and products on Sam Chully. Sam Chully offers the following products:

Application Chucks
Power Chucks
Manual Chucks
Rotary Chucks
Rotary Tables

March 2013 Sales Meeting - GFII

On March 26, John Charland & Phil Kerg presented information and products on Greenfield Industries lines. Greenfield Industries ® is a leading manufacturer of expendable cutting tools and related products. The company sells thousands of products under the brand names Cleveland, Chicago-Latrobe, Cle-Line, Vermont Tap & Die, Bassett, and Putnam Tools, Geometric, Vers-O-Tool, H & G, and Acme-Fette. The product lines include drills, end mills, taps, dies, reamers, countersinks, counterbores, tool bits, and more. These tools are used in a variety of applications—If it’s being drilled, cut, bored, dug, shaped, milled, stamped, formed, drawn, or threaded, Greenfield Industries products are hard at work.

March 2013 Sales Meeting - XEBEC

On March 26, Travis Horton presented information and products on XEBEC. XEBEC offers the following products:

• Cutting Fiber - Excellent for edge de-burring & surface improvement
• Cross-Hole Deburring Tools - Excellent for I.D. de-burring, polishing, & point processing
• Ceramic Fiber Stones - For both hand and automated processes
• Meister Finish - Precise polishing of surfaces, curves, ribs, & bosses for the mold industry

Travis is going over a new piece a literature we will have available soon called "The Book"

March 2013 Sales Meeting - GSG

On Tuesday March 26, Jim Klein attended our sales meeting to present information and products on GSG. GSG sells:

• Thread Plugs & Ring Gages 
• Special Part Masters to Print 
• Carbide Gages 
• Cylindrical Ring & Plug Gages 
• Master Setting Disc 
• Master Setting Plug Gages 
• Tri-Roll Comparators (external) 
• Taper Gages/Master Taper Gages 
• AGD Snap Limit Gages
• Tri-Roll & ITC Thread Comparators 
• STC Comparator (external) 
• Lead-Loc Location Mandrels
• Pipe Thread Plug & Ring Gages 
• Dia-Met Comparator & Amplifier
• Surveillance Masters
• Full Form, BSP Thread Gages 
• API Gages 
• Hex & Square Plug Gages
• Zero Spindle Fixture Gage System 
• A2LA Accredited Calibration 

March 2013 Sales Meeting - Hyde

On Tuesday March 26, Glenn Smith & Eric Pfieffer attended our sales meeting to present information and products on Hyde.

Hyde is the largest manufacturer of industrial machine and hand knives and fix-up-paint-up tools and decorating aids. Hyde has come a long way from its humble beginning in 1870. With well over a century of manufacturing precision made knives for industry, Hyde has the know-how to produce better quality hand tools.

March 2013 Sales Meeting - Mikron

On Tuesday March 26, Hans Liecht attended our sales meeting to present information and products on Mikron Tool. Mikron Tool SA Agno was founded in 1998, after originating as the former tool department of the special purpose machine builder, Mikron SA Agno. The young company started with a team of 30 and and annual revenue of CHF 7.5 Million. The company continues to grow and expand and now has a world wide presence. apart form its headquarters in Switzerland, a production facility in Rottweil (Germany) was built in 2002, and a sales network in the US was established in 2005. The creation of a world-wide presence with local partners is currently in progress. Mikron Tool in Monroe is part of the global sales and service network of Mikron Tool SA Agno with production facilities in Agno, Switzerland (headquarters), and in Rottweil, Germany. 

Mikron Corp. Monroe covers the North and South American markets. In the United States and Canada, we have a nationwide network of representatives and distributors of precision cutting tools for the machining of small to medium-sized work pieces. In Monroe, CT we carry an extensive and very complete inventory of Mikron tools for prompt delivery to our customers.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

NEW Wendt Catalog Available

WENDT Catalog 2013 Header
We are proud to announce our 2013 Wendt USA catalog.  It has been a long time in the making but I think you will agree, it was worth it. Click here to view the catalog online.

As you can see there are a number of new items listed in addition to expanded offerings in our flap wheels and flap discs.  Highlighted below are a few of the new items.
  • Flextreme Flap disc - pg. 10
  • Expanded stock of 5/8-11 Threaded flap wheels - pg. 11
  • 6" Premium Zirc flap discs - pg. 16
  • Trizact™ and Felt Cartridge Rolls - pg. 30-31
  • Expanded shank mounted Flap Wheels - pg. 33-37
  • FPM 230 - Finishing & Polishing Tool - pg. 48, 52-54
  • Abrasive Belts - pg. 55
  • New Surface Finishing kit - pg. 62 
Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to test our products at your facility.

Chris Cecchettini
National Sales Manager
Wendt USA, LLC
Office  (716) 972-0333
Fax     (716) 972-0334

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

GSG Awards Us Outstanding Performance

GSG award to the Factorylink for "outstanding Achievement and performance in exceeding 2012 sales goals.