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4 Ways to Ensure Safety in the Shop

In a manufacturing facility or machine shop, one accident or injury is one too many. The most important goal of any facility owner is to keep workers safe. And a safe workplace means happier employees, a better reputation, less downtime, and higher productivity. There are many specific ways of ensuring safety in a machine shop […]


Automation and Manufacturing: A Partnership in Technology

Automation: It’s one of the biggest trends in manufacturing these days, and a perfect example of the ways the industry is making the most of cutting edge technology. From small businesses using it to enhance efficiency and boost profitability, to giants such as Boeing who are investing $1.2 billion in automation*, it’s happening all over […]


Reshoring America’s Manufacturing Sector

Reshoring. It’s a term that has been thrown around a lot lately, but what does it mean for American manufacturers? During the Great Recession and over the past decade many companies outsourced operations overseas or shut their doors altogether, resulting in the loss of 2.3 million manufacturing jobs. A recent Forbes article sheds light on […]

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Our Cable Wrap is RoHS Compliant! (Wait…What is RoHS?)

You may have come across the term in some industrial settings, but what is RoHS and when does it apply? RoHS is the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive that became a law in the United Kingdom in January 2013. RoHS stands for “Removal of Hazardous Substances.” […]

Will Boeing Bounce Back?

Boeing has not had an easy time of it lately, but that does not mean the aerospace giant isn’t making a comeback. Earlier this year, battery issues grounded an entire fleet of 787 Dreamliners when an All Nippon Airways flight out of Japan caught fire. The Federal Aviation Administration grounded all Dreamliner flights for four […]

Why Manufacturing Still Matters

A simple internet search for manufacturing can produce dizzying results full of articles arguing for and against an industrial renaissance in the United States. It can be difficult to determine what all of the indexes and data really mean when it comes to the health of American manufacturing businesses. The latest reports show growth in […]

What is a Hot Knife?

When cutting certain materials, it can seem just about impossible to keep the edges from fraying and splitting. Sailcloth, carpet, rope, and webbing can be particularly troublesome when it comes to getting a clean, sealed edge. The solution was to develop a tool that cuts and seals with a beaded edge to help you achieve […]

How To Properly Wrap Cables

Ever look under your desk at the overwhelming jungle of cables and wires? There’s an easy and effective way to keep those cables organized, protected, and aesthetically pleasing. Cable wrap is a great way to bundle wires, cables, hoses, and tubing in a firm, but flexible manner. It’s simply not safe to have wires and […]

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Spiral Cable Wrap: Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions

As the leading manufacturer of spiral cable wrap in the industry, we have been faced with many challenges over the years. In business since 1956, our expertise has helped numerous customers safely secure cables, wires, and hoses in a wide variety of industries. It is our business to help your business so turn to M.M. […]

Welcome to Our Blog!

Welcome to our blog! We will be posting frequently, so please come back to read our latest insights on the industries that we serve, updates on our company and products, as well as other thoughts on topics important to our customers and suppliers. Before we begin, we’d like to provide an overview of who we […]