Monday, December 15, 2014

MacLean Power Systems (MPS) Attends 2014 CIGRE Conference in Paris

Every two years, the CIGRE Association International (Council on Large Electric Systems) holds its session in Paris from August 25th to August 29th. In 2014, CIGRE welcomed 8,500 trade attendees from 84 countries including 3,300 delegates who participated in the daily conferences and technical meetings. » Read More

Monday, December 15, 2014

MacLean Power Systems (MPS) Announces New Molded 2.5" Line Post

MacLean Power Systems has added new state-of-the-art injection molding equipment to improve efficiency and capacity of the MPS molded 2.5" line post product line. Injection molded insulators have been and will remain the MPS standard product offering for voltage applications 46kV - 230kV. » Read More

Monday, December 15, 2014

A Historical Glimpse of Electrical Insulators

Electrical insulators are very important parts of sub-stations and distribution and transmission lines within the electric power system. In the early days, insulators were made of ceramic and glass materials. In 1963, the first non-ceramic materials were used for insulation and the very first polymer insulators were developed to improve performance where ceramics did not perform well. » Read More

Monday, November 3, 2014

MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions (MFCS) Acquires Automotive Division of Curtis Screw Company LLC

MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions announces its purchase of the Automotive Division of Curtis Screw Company LLC. Included in this acquisition are the manufacturing sites in Buffalo, New York and Cornelius, North Carolina. The newly formed division of MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions will be known as MacLean Curtis LLC. Curtis Screw Company LLC, in operation since 1905, has been an industry trusted, precision component manufacturer. Curtis’ product lines include transmission gear blanks, » Read More

Friday, August 22, 2014

MFCS Sales Office 5S Project

The sales office is going lean. The ultimate goal is to standardize sales processes. A strategy has been put into place to ensure that the entire group truly understands the concept of lean. » Read More

Friday, November 15, 2013

MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions Announces Expanded Machining Capabilities

Duncan MacLean, President of MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions, announced an investment in new machining equipment which expands the Fastener Components division's manufacturing capabilities. This new equipment is located in MFCS's Mundelein, Illinois facility. » Read More