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How Small Drives Can Play in IIot Environment – and Beyond

The Internet of Things (IoT) is generating a lot of buzz.  Basically, the IoT concept is to add ‘smarts’ to a device for the purpose of getting it connected to the internet.  Once connected the benefit is the ability to monitor or control it. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a more specific application […]

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Dart Awarded 3rd Top Performance Award in 5 Years

Dart Controls was presented with a 2015 Partners in Performance Award as part of Grainger’s annual supplier recognition event in Chicago March 14, 2016. Grainger, the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, presents the yearly award to a select group of suppliers for outstanding performance throughout […]

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New TechTalk Support Portal

One of the most important activities we at Dart engage in every day is discussing motor control applications with our customers.  This interaction early in the customer’s design process avoids problems and identifies additional features and benefits that may not have been apparent. Dart has been involved in so many of these conversations over the […]

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Need To Cross-Reference a DC Drive?

Over the years a number of DC drive suppliers have left the market or consolidated with other suppliers.  Dart Controls has a complete line of DC drives, options and accessories available for fast delivery that can be used to replace, retrofit and upgrade existing drives from many other former and current brands.  We have an […]

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How Dart Manages Customer’s Cost – An Example

Quality and Customer Service are terms that seem to be overused these days.  It can be said customers expect these from their suppliers, and rightfully so. In our Management Meeting this week our Production Manager made us aware of a new policy implemented by UPS and FedEx as of January 1 – “dimensional weight”.  Previously […]

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Past Success and Future Goals: Looking Ahead to 2015

It’s hard to believe it—another year is coming to an end, and 2015 is just around the corner. It’s been a great year for us, and we’re certainly looking forward to the next one. Throughout 2014, we continued to produce the highest quality DC drives and accessories available, using the technology of the future coupled […]

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Reshoring and Manufacturing: Why and How Everyone Benefits

Reshoring is a major buzzword in American manufacturing these days, and for good reason. We’re seeing steady and significant numbers of companies of all sizes returning their business to American soil, realizing the multi-faceted value in doing so. The fact is, many businesses learned the hard way that outsourcing simply doesn’t work—certainly not the way […]

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MFG DAY 2014: A Celebration of Quality and Success

On a daily basis, American manufacturers of all sizes are creating products necessary to worldwide consumers, and are each doing their part to support and bolster our country’s economy. Their efforts and contributions are often unseen, but are always significant. They do this without the need for recognition, but for one day each year, the […]

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The Multiple Benefits of Lean Manufacturing

These days, in a manufacturing landscape in which competition is at its highest, efficiency makes all the difference between mere surviving and true success. The most profitable businesses make use of tools and strategies that eliminate waste while increasing value, and one of the most successful means of doing so is through the use of […]

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Dart Controls: Quality Products, Exceptional Employees

A company—no matter what that company makes—is only as good as the people it employs. They are truly the backbone, heart, and face of any manufacturer. And while it may seem self-explanatory to state how important employee morale is, it’s equally surprising to find out how often it goes overlooked. Employee morale is fundamental and […]

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