Quabbin: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same
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Quabbin: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

Through the centuries, the concept of ‘quality’ has fascinated people. Aristotle is credited with saying that quality is not an act, it’s a habit. Henry Ford said that quality means doing it right when no one is looking. Both of these statements describe the culture at Quabbin Wire & Cable Co., which manufactures general purpose…
Robroy-AttaBox | Tough on Protection but Thoughtful to Employees
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Robroy-AttaBox | Tough on Protection but Thoughtful to Employees

What do oil refining, rail and transit systems, outdoor water parks, wastewater treatment plants, and breweries have in common? They are environments that need high-quality, watertight, corrosion-resistant enclosures to protect critical equipment such as electrical connections, wiring, control panels, and sensitive measurement systems. In harsh places like these, non-metallic enclosures protect against moisture, dust, dirt,…
Supplier Profile - ReeR
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Supplier Profile - ReeR

When asked what comes to mind when someone mentions ‘Italy’, people often think of the country’s delicious pasta and food, fast cars, breath-taking landscapes and stunning architecture. Italy is certainly known for these remarkable things and much more. It is also home to this month’s supplier profile ReeR, a 60-year old company founded in Turin…
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Acme Electric |Supplier Profile

As Acme Electric enters into its second centennial of continuous operation, the company renews its commitment to the transformer industry by supporting new technology, providing products to support customers around the planet, and retaining its leadership position in the areas of efficiency and inventiveness. In fact, this 100+ year-old company innovates like a start-up but…
Metrol: Empowered Employees Contribute to Successfully Manufacturing Precise Products
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Metrol: Empowered Employees Contribute to Successfully Manufacturing Precise Products

In 1976, there were many firsts – the Concorde flew its first commercial supersonic flight, Nadia Comãneci scored the first ever perfect score in gymnastics, and Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak formed Apple Computers. That same year, a company called Metrol Co., Ltd. was founded in Tokyo, Japan. Metrol products may not be as familiar…
Bimed | Making Cable Connections Worldwide
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Bimed | Making Cable Connections Worldwide

Positioned on a thin stretch of land in Turkey that connects Europe and Asia, there’s a company called Bimed Teknik Aletler that also makes connections. Although not geographical, Bimed’s connections provide protection for electrical cables and ensuring safety for companies and people throughout the world.