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Jergens Manufacturing Efficiency Blog : 2006

Welcome to our news and resource blog. Here you will find our recent developments relating to people, products and processes for three business units - Workholding Solutions, Specialty Fasteners and Lifting Solutions. To keep pace with industry, we are continually introducing new technologies, increasing our reach and sharing our successes.
Jergens Catalog Now Available in Chinese Language
SHANGHAI, November 14, 2006—Jergens, Inc., a leading manufacturer of standard precision tooling components, announces the publication of a new 500-page product catalog in Chinese. Publication of the new catalog coincides with the completed registration of Jergens (Shanghai) Commercial Co., Ltd. in Pudong, Shanghai, a master distribution and trading company providing importing, warehousing, distribution, and technical support to customers in China. 
Offering Handwheels and Customizable Features!
November 2006—Jergens, Inc., one of the world’s largest manufacturers of standard tooling components, is a one-stop source for handwheels to suit a wide variety of applications—from replacement parts to original equipment. Jergens offers several models that vary in material type, specifications, and features.
New Clamping Products Catalog!
October 6, 2006—Jergens, Inc., one of the world’s largest manufacturers of standard tooling components, has just released a new clamping products catalog, a complete sourcing guide for its horizontal and vertical hold-down, pull action, straight-line, squeeze action, and heavy duty toggle clamp products. Also included is a large offering of De-Sta-Co clamping products. 
200 New Solid Drive® Spring Plunger Items!
September 19, 2006—Jergens, Inc., one of the world’s largest manufacturers of standard tooling components, announces the addition of nearly 200 new items to their line of exclusive Jergens Solid Drive® Spring Plungers. Available in new sizes are stainless steel spring plungers, stainless steel ball plungers, and fine thread plungers. 
New Full-Line Fastener Products Catalog
August 3, 2006—Jergens, Inc., one of the world’s largest manufacturers of standard tooling components, has just published a full-line fastener catalog, a complete sourcing guide for its Kwik-Lok™ pins, spring-loaded devices, threaded inserts, and threaded components and washers. New products in the catalog this year include innovative Spinner-Grip™ flange lock nuts, which eliminate the need to “wrench” the nut down the thread; Quest™ Series Kwik-Lok pins; pull dowels in inch and metric sizes; and Kwik-Lok lifting pins.
Introducing New Manifold Mount Cylinders and Pressure Points
October 6, 2006 -- Jergens Inc. has announced a new series of power clamping products. Manifold Mount Cylinders are intended to provide a clean, steamlined installation by mounting directly to a manifold. This eliminates the need for exposed fittings and plumbing. The cylinders are particularly well-suited for custom designed fixtures. Six sizes are available with maximum output forces ranging from 465 to 8835 lbs.
Jergens Wins Ohio Governor’s “E” Award for Excellence in Exporting
July 28, 2006–On June 21, Jergens, Inc. was named a winner of the 2006 Governor’s Excellence in Exporting Award (“E” Award). Governor Bob Taft presented the award to Jergens President Jack Schron, along with Larry Murray, International Sales Manager, and Sean Stapulionis, General Manager. This award is presented annually to Ohio companies and organizations of all sizes that demonstrate outstanding performance in exporting and recognize exporting as a vital component of the state’s economy.
Introducing New Quick Connecting Lifting Pins!
CLEVELAND, OH- Jergens, Inc. has announced a new series of lifting ins. Kwik-Lok™ Lifting Pins combine the convenience of a positive-locking pin, push button release design with a 5 to 1 strength factor to provide confident lifting. The lifting pins are 100% stainless steel, with a 17-4 PH stainless steel forged lifting ring to resist corrosion in harsh environments. The rings' large opening accommodates a wide range of lifting hooks or hardware. A load spreader on each of the rings helps to prevent accidental actuation.
Announcing New Spinner-Grip™ Flange Locknuts!
CLEVELAND, OH—February 6, 2006—Jergens, Inc. has announced a new series of flange locknuts. Spinner-Grip™ is a superior alternative to standard flange nuts as well as locknuts, including Nylon® insert locknuts.
Locking Pins Now Feature Trackable Lot Numbers
CLEVELAND, OH – January 20, 2006 – Jergens, Inc. announces a first-of-its-kind tracking system for the Quick Release Pin Industry. All Kwik-Lok™ Pin handles manufactured after January 1, 2006 will be laser-engraved with lot numbers to facilitate tracking. At no additional cost, customers are provided with this additional benefit for the assurance of quality and security. Jergens is certified to ISO:9001:2000 and manufactures pins to Mil-Spec/NAS standard.