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February is National Career and Technical Center Month

 

Are you unhappy in your current job? What’s the plan for after graduation? Should you make a career change? If you are thinking of making a change or picking a career, think about a skilled trade. Many skilled trades jobs only require a certificate, so that means you can be on your way to making […]

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Gearing up for gearbox repairs

 

What’s a gearbox? It’s a mechanical device that uses gears and shaft assemblies to provide speed and torque from a power source (think an electric motor) to another machine. Gearboxes are designed many different ways and for many different purposes. Gearbox repair is required when something in a gearbox breaks or wears out. Gearbox repair […]

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CMT’s large yellow scrap magnet goes from White House to Hollywood

 

Can a large scrap yard magnet wreak havoc on a computer hard drive like it did in the tv show Breaking Bad? Find out on MythBusters Jr on the Discovery Channel Saturday, February 9, 2019, at 9 a.m. The City Machine Technologies Inc. large yellow scrap magnet that was on the South Lawn of the […]

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Scrap yard lifting magnet: From White House to Hollywood

 

The same 3,500-pound yellow scrap yard magnet from City Machine Technologies, Inc. that was on the South Lawn of the White House for the Made in America Product Showcase in July 2018 will be on the upcoming episode of MythBusters Jr on the Science Channel Wednesday, February 6 at 8 p.m. The MythBusters Jr crew […]

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Reduce. Recycle. Re-engineer.

 

There are great benefits to re-engineering parts. Sometimes equipment needs to be repaired using OEM parts. When some original renewal parts are obsolete and unavailable, we re-engineer them. This lets a customer extend the life cycle of equipment, instead of sending it to the junkyard. A re-engineered part is often better than the original because […]

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Sometimes you just can’t help but buy new lifting magnets

 

As we anxiously await the MythBusters Jr episode starring our lifting magnet, let’s chat about new lifting magnets. Sometimes, magnets are so badly damaged that they are deemed uneconomical to repair and are replaced with new, rebuilt or used magnets. At CMT’s magnet production facilities, we offer: -Conductor straightening and reprocessing -Electrified core magnet rewinding […]

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Happy 2019!

 

It’s early in 2019, so we still have time to make a resolution. New year, new job: Thinking about bettering yourself or making a career change? Consider a job in the skilled trades. Many skilled trades jobs only require a certificate, so you can be on your way to making good money faster. Check out […]

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Happy New Year!

 

CMT has had a great 2018, and we are hoping for an even better 2019! We hope that’s your wish, too. Happy New Year to all! And, remember, we are always available for all your repair needs. 330-747-2639

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Merry Christmas!

 

We wish you a very Merry Christmas! And, should you need a repair, we will be there to answer your call: 330-747-2639.

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Part 2: Remanufactured crane brakes are available at a fraction of the cost of new

 

Last week, you learned CMT’s remanufactured brakes give you manufacturer’s new quality at a fraction of replacement cost. Over the years, we have developed our own special set of modifications for different manufacturer’s brakes to extend their life in the field. Many of these take the form of synthetic bushings, case hardening pins and specialized […]

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