ACE: Our Better Business Blog

July 11th, 2018

Your Top 5 Wood Chipper Blade Questions. Answered.

Arborist and tree care professionals have a tough job to do. Most balance managing a crew and ensuring safety guidelines are followed with running a profitable business.Continue reading Your Top 5 Wood Chipper Blade Questions. Answered.

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Should You Be Using Nikro Knives in Your Underwater Pelletizing Operation?

The balance of maintenance cost versus downtime is the most common question we receive from our industrial cutting customers. Maintenance-induced downtime is costly in so many ways. Obviously, when a machine is down for maintenance it is not running production; however, production…Continue reading Should You Be Using Nikro Knives in Your Underwater Pelletizing Operation?

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June 19th, 2018

How to Cut Costs Through Underwater Pelletizer Die Maintenance

Most underwater pelletizers look to their blades when pellets change consistency or production decreases. As the most common wear-out part,  underwater pelletizing blades should be inspected at routine intervals. However, many operators miss-out on cost reduction opportunities by…Continue reading How to Cut Costs Through Underwater Pelletizer Die Maintenance

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Adjusting Supply Chain Options to Meet Customer Needs

Understanding the many supply chain options available for procuring industrial knives allows businesses to recognize suppliers that are eager and able to provide the best option for their cutting application.Continue reading Adjusting Supply Chain Options to Meet Customer Needs

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June 5th, 2018

American Made Knives: Where Are they Really From?

Many industrial knife customers prefer to order blades that are made in the United States. For most, this distinction connotes quality and provides a sense of patriotism in that American jobs are supported by the order. But, where are your American made knives really from? Continue reading American Made Knives: Where Are they Really From?

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May 29th, 2018

Die Resurfacing and Grinding in Small Underwater Pelletizing Operations

Underwater pelletizers know that machine uptime is paramount. When pelletizers are down, production suffers. Minimizing blade and die change-out ensures that maximum productivity is achieved and increases the lifetime of the pelletizer.Continue reading Die Resurfacing and Grinding in Small Underwater Pelletizing Operations

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May 22nd, 2018

Is Sharpening Your Pelletizer Rotor Worth the Cost?

Industrial improvement projects often boil down to a central theme: do it better, for less cost. However, these two goals can seem run at odds with one another, but their opposition is only surface deep, especially where maintenance is concerned. Most of us have experienced the…Continue reading Is Sharpening Your Pelletizer Rotor Worth the Cost?

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