Category: Parts Manufacturing
Con-Tech wants to give thanks and is proud to salute our veterans this month and every month. Pictured here is U.S. Army Veteran Mr. Lawrence Brooks, who (is a New Orleans native) at age 110, is currently the oldest living World War II veteran. Thank you for your service, sir! The Con-Tech family was instrumental in…Read More
Pallets and Packaging Innovations Keeping up with the latest news in manufacturing, steel, drums and supply chain management is a big undertaking, one Con-Tech is happy to tackle. Being a thought leader in our industries in hugely important to us, which is why our VPs, sales team and product managers are continuously meeting with industry…Read More
As a global parts supplier specializing in imports for more than 35 years, Con-Tech’s strong relationships with global suppliers and manufacturers and our logistics expertise allow us to master the recent changes in American tariff regulations. Let’s break these down and address how we tackle some of the most important issues include sourcing, pricing, transportation,…Read More
In the state of Louisiana for the year 2016, Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) imports totaled $228 million, with GSP tariff savings of $5.9 million. The 2017 year-to-date savings amount to $12 million, a substantial increase over the previous year. The lapse in the GSP cost Louisiana $1.4 million dollars in taxes during the…Read More
Plastics and plastic manufacturing are an integral part of everyday modern living, and this is reflected in the statistics – according to Wikipedia, 80% of the total output of the chemical industry (companies that produce chemicals for other industries) is comprised of polymers, with man-made fibers such as nylon and polyester making up the rest….Read More
Cylinder fittings are the apparatus that serves as a connector or an adapter to allow a pressure-regulating assembly to be connected to a valve of a gas cylinder. There are many types of fittings in the market and each type is used for a specific and special purpose. Fittings allow the conjunctive use of regulators and cylinders, easy connection of regulators to valves with protection guards, or the connection of one type of regulator to a different type of cylinder. …Read More
In this series on Parts Manufacturing, you’ll find articles about parts like cylinder fittings, fastener kits, hardware kits, hose adapter, and steel hose fittings, to name a few.