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Gearing up with gearboxes

 

What’s a gearbox? Gearboxes are mechanical devices that use gears and shaft assembles to provide speed from a power source like an electric motor to another machine. Gearboxes are used for many different purposes. Gearboxes transmit torque and RPM to specific mechanical equipment. Gearboxes drive steel-making conveyors, roll assemblies in paper mills and coal feeders […]

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CMT is 24/7 and can come to you

 

Day or night, CMT is available. Our talented technicians can bring the amenities of our shop to your door with our four fully-equipped service vans. Two vans are strictly dedicated to in-place machining, heavy machinery removal, installation and in-place building. We also offer predictive maintenance programs, electrical inspections, on-site motor and generator repair and on-site […]

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CMT: Now hiring. Apply today.

 

City Machine Technologies, Inc. (Youngstown, OH) has been in operation since 1985 providing a variety of services to heavy industries throughout the United States and abroad. The electrical, mechanical, machining and lifting magnet capabilities of four highly specialized divisions combine to make us the single source solution for industrial repairs. CMT is looking for talented […]

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Small Business Administration toured CMT

 

It was a great honor to give Linda McMahon, the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, a tour of CMT today. CMT used an SBA loan to start the business in 1985 and another one in 1995 to expand the business. McMahon was given a tour of the building that was purchased with the […]

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CMT is attracted to scrap yard lifting magnets

 

A scrap yard lifting magnet does just that: pick up or lift metal objects. Scrap yard lifting magnets have magnetic properties in the electrified coil and are normally attached to a crane. The crane then positions the magnet above the objects and the magnet is energized. Besides scrap yards, lifting magnets are also used in […]

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Ball bearings make the world go ’round

 

If it’s mechanical and spins, chances are, there’s a bearing in it. Ball bearings and roller bearings are the two most common types of bearings used in industry. Bearings work by rolling between two surfaces to reduce friction. The bearings help shafts and parts rotate in motors and machinery. How to tell if a ball […]

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Happy Birthday, CMT!

 

Today, is our birthday! To our customers and friends, thanks for the great 33 years!

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Scrapyard lifting magnets back home from the White House!

 

It was an honor and a privilege to be at the nation’s stage — The White House — showcasing our American-made scrapyard lifting magnets. We’ve compiled a list of media items focused on this event; check them out below!               Electrical Apparatus emailed newsletter Recycling Today USA Today Check […]

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CMT honored to Showcase Scrapyard Lifting Magnet at White House’s Made in America Product Showcase for 2018

 

On Monday, July 23, 2018, President Donald J. Trump highlighted American-made goods at the White House during the Made in America Product Showcase. One company was selected from each state to represent American-made goods at the White House. Youngstown-based City Machine Technologies (CMT) displayed a scrapyard lifting magnet at The White House as part of […]

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City Machine Technologies, Inc. to Participate in Made in America Product Showcase at the White House

 

On Monday, July 23, 2018, City Machine Technologies, Inc. will join President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, members of the Administration and White House staff for a Made in America Product Showcase. President Trump will host companies from across the country to celebrate and highlight each state’s effort and commitment to American-made goods. […]

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