Eric Olander goes to His First Microsoft Convergence Trade Show

On March 11th and 12th, I participated in Microsoft's Convergence trade show held in Orlando, FA at the Orange County Convention Center. On Tuesday, I gave a presentation on how our switch to Microsoft Navision Dynamics Version 4.0 is working and the benefits we have seen at EPi. Such as, faster...
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Eric Olander takes Tour of Harley Davidson Plant

Here am I sitting on one of Harley Davidson's latest models on March 4th, 2008. I took a tour of Harley Davidson's Powertrain facility located on Capitol Ave in Milwaukee, WI. The local NASF Milwaukee branch of fifty-eight members toured the facility. Many of the people on the tour supply Harley...
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EPi Develops Custom Blue Bright Cr+6 Chromate for Barrett Plating

One of EPI's strengths is developing custom formulations for its customers. Today taking the formula off the shelf always does not work today as customers have individual needs. Barrett Plating challenged us to develop a hexavalent chromate that is blue without any yellow color and that has at...
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Caught in the Middle

Richard C. Longworth's book "Caught in the Middle" hits a home run on what is going on in the midwest with the global market. Dick's book discusses how the global market has changed the midwest's main street make up with the new model that corporate America is implementing, that is global sourcing...
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E-Kleen 154 and E-Pik 215 Two Great Ways to Remove Laser Scale

Recently, a distributor from Chemithon-Portland Gary Sylvester presented us an opportunity to remove laser scale. We tried two products E-Pik 215 sodium bisulfate base and E-Kleen154 phosphoric acid base cleaners. The following is the method that works for removing the scale. E-Pik 215 2#/gallon,...
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