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All about end connections

Valves are our thing here at Diffley-Wright, but what good are valves without end connections to go along with them? Today, we’re going to talk a little bit about some of the various End Connections out there on the market – what they are, what they do how they’re used. Let’s jump right in! ANSI Read the full article…


Choosing an industrial automation integrator part-II

Last month, we discussed what sorts of things you should consider when selecting an Industrial Automation Systems Integrator – with a primary focus on product and application knowledge. This month, we’ll discuss three more qualities we think you should take into account when selecting an appropriate systems integrator. Let’s jump right in! Quality of the Read the full article…


Choosing an industrial automation integrator part-I

Selecting the right industrial automation systems integrator is among the most challenging processes a modern manufacturer can undertake. For that reason, we’ve decided to put forward a two-part blog that can help walk you through the process and the things you need to research and know before you make your decision. Every project is different, Read the full article…


Manufacturing and the skills gap

The skills gap matters to all of us in industrial America. For many people – it’s just not all that interesting of a field for them to enter. That’s doubly true of today’s youth – who are so often shuttled off into four-year schools with the hopes of pursuing white-collar jobs. That stats are pretty Read the full article…


Becoming a ‘smart manufacturer’

Digital manufacturing isn’t just here, it almost seems to be racing against us. At times, it’s hard to even fathom keeping up. Smart manufacturing is here to stay and for most large-sized manufacturers – it’s already the new norm. But for smaller and mid-sized manufacturers? They find themselves on the other end, trudging forward, trying Read the full article…


Emerging manufacturing technologies and what they mean for your business

As technology continues to advance at a rapid pace, businesses across all manufacturing sectors are being forced to keep pace. It’s always important to know what’s coming next and that’s what this month’s blog is all about – the emerging technologies in precision manufacturing and how they may affect you and your business. Let’s jump Read the full article…


Four Manufacturing Trends We Can Expect in 2018

Manufacturers have been pursuing a digital transition for some time now and a company’s ability to get there quickly can sometimes mean the difference between prosperity and fading back to the pack. As we head forward into 2018, it’s always a good idea to take a wide-angle look at our industry and where it may Read the full article…


All about Latching Solenoid Valves

All About Latching Solenoid Valves While applications usually deal with a number of issues – power consumption, coil heating and extended cycle times are usually the most common. Humphrey has a solution to all these issues with one valve – called a latching solenoid valve. What it does Latching Solenoid Valve’s apply a short pulse Read the full article…


Identifying inefficiencies in your air compression system

Talk to any manufacturer in 2017 and most of them will always bring up being more efficient in their processes as being a vital ingredient of staying ahead of the proverbial curve. After all – doing more things better and faster is the goal of anyone who’s trying to super charge their bottom line. That Read the full article…


Three way valves and double acting cylinders

One of the more popular tactics of the last few years for manufacturers has been to use three-way valves as an alternative for control of double acting cylinders as opposed to going the traditional four-way valve route.   The reason for this is that four way valves are basically just two three-way valves in a Read the full article…