An SME Transformation Effort in Pursuit of Industry 4.0

When Kilmarnock Enterprise attended the world’s largest industrial trade fair (Hannover Messe) in Germany in April 2017, the firm really began to understand the tremendous impact that Industry 4.0 would have on its future. Coined by the Germans back in 2011, Industry 4.0 (or what some are calling the Fourth Industrial Revolution) was not even a concept up until then…

Kilmarnock Enterprise

How the World Gets to the Water

Since 1953, EZ Loader Boat Trailers has been a leader in manufacturing boat trailers throughout the world. Serving as a one-stop shop for recreational boat trailers, EZ Loader manufactures them for nearly every boat and body of water.

EZ Loader Boat Trailers

Expertise for 120 Years

Selas is a leading manufacturer of combustion components and combustion systems that aims to be the worldwide market choice as a leading-edge, one-stop provider for all combustion technologies.

Selas

High Quality, Innovative Kitchen Appliances

The ‘Will It Blend?’ viral marketing campaign demonstrates the strength of Blendtec blenders by blending an assortment of unusual items. In the series of online videos, Blendtec founder Tom Dickson is known to have blended items such as marbles, golf balls and cellphones to show how powerful the machine is. The series began eleven years ago and Tom still travels the globe today blending odd items.

Blendtec

Turnkey Solutions

ProcessBarron provides engineering, manufacturing and turnkey installation services to all types of industries including pulp and paper, power, biomass, steel, cement, and lime. It primarily constructs air handling systems and bulk material handling systems to assist mechanical processes that involve fabrication.

ProcessBarron

Advanced Intermodal Equipment for All Needs

Skillful engineering, state-of-the-art designs, quality craftsmanship and outstanding customer service are just a few of the hallmarks that have made Pratt Industries, Inc. a true American success story. The business was created by Bob Pratt, working with his son Bill and began with a vision to work diligently and become one of the best-known manufacturers of advanced intermodal equipment in the world. More than forty years later, the company is still growing.

Pratt Industries

A Bright Future

STANDARD Products is a Canadian-based lighting company. This full-line lamp and fixture manufacturer serves the Canadian market from coast to coast, with a passion for saving energy.

STANDARD Products

The Technologies that Drive Our Lives

Japan’s Toppan Printing has been in business since 1900. It is the largest printing company in the world with sales of 1,431,595 million Japanese yen as of March 2017. It is also the parent company of several Toppan companies in North America.

Toppan USA

Engineered Industrial Baking Solutions

Stewart Systems is a manufacturer of high-volume bread and bun baking equipment. The company manufactures industry-leading equipment for customers who supply some of the biggest and busiest grocery stores and fast food restaurants – end users that require the capacity to produce large quantities. The company’s machines can make over 150 loaves of bread or 1000 buns per minute…

Stewart Systems

A Business Road less Traveled

Tuson Corporation is a custom manufacturer of components, assemblies, and subassemblies for the hydraulics, transportation, and electric motor industries. The company was founded in 1987 by Roger Tu after overcoming a long and harrowing string of obstacles.

Tuson Corporation

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