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Our CEO and President Mark Inboden has some great business wisdom he shares almost every week on the blog. Recently, he taught us about the difference between compound and recurve bows (and why that matters at the office). In another post, he showed us how living above the "O" line helps in both work and life.
Did you know UCEC debuted a video earlier in the year? This one was a ton of fun to write and film.
You may also know that we're fans of new technology. Last summer, we debuted a high-tech CNC machine that traveled from Europe to Colorado, USA. Learn more about the lessons we've learned with our Steinhauer MC-80 here.
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More Stories from UCEC
Throughout its history, UCEC’s commitment to excellence has endured, with each leader looking for ways to evolve the product and innovate to anticipate customer needs in a rapidly changing world. Learn more about our history and history and how it helped us grow into the panel shop we are today.
Automation, efficiency and resource optimization are top priorities for our panel shop, which is why we knew we had to find a solution for the traditional time consuming and labor-intensive process of panel assembly. UCEC’s Steinhauer MC80 machine has changed the game in control panel assembly.
Things evolve quickly in the information age. Luckily, so do we. Less than one year after we first wrote about IIoT, and we’ve launched UCEC Smart, a brand-new division through which we can begin providing these advantages to our customers. Read more about the future of the Industrial Internet.
Building custom control panels requires a similar type of skill set; that is, a customized one. In our quest for constant improvement in our processes, technology and product we’ve also discovered the best way to train our new employees.
At UCEC, every year we strive to do better than the last. It’s this pursuit of innovation that’s kept us in business for more than half a century and what will sustain us into the next one. Today, we’re sharing a topic that might be one of the least exciting, but one of the most critical for your business’ success: process improvement.
Pharmaceutical facilities are another interesting environment where our panels operate. They’re regulated by the FDA, handle very potent and oftentimes dangerous chemicals, and are responsible for creating medicines to exact specifications that people rely on to treat their maladies. Knowing that, it’s no surprise that pharmaceutical facilities have high standards when it comes to both safety and cleanliness.
Control panels for the oil and gas industry can be grouped into the three main process stages oil and gas go through to transform from a resource in the ground to a commodity.
This year, UCEC is celebrating its 60th year as a control panel shop. Over half a century later, the world’s demand for control panels is still high and the primary function of the panel has remained the same, but almost everything else has undergone some change. Vice President of Business Operations, Evan Coulter, takes us through some of the major changes in creating quality control panels at a fair price.