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Happy Thanksgiving and shop Small Business Saturday!

 

CMT wishes everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving. We are thankful for our customers, associates and our friends. Take a moment to count your blessings tomorrow. We likely have more than we realize. And, after all that turkey is gone, Shop Small on Saturday! Small businesses employ more than half of the country’s workforce, so go […]

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The hows and whys of lifting magnets

 

Science Lesson #1: What’s a lifting magnet and how does it work? A magnet is really just a string of wire wrapped around a magnetic core. This string of wire has resistance we call ohms that govern what current, also called amps, flows at a given voltage. All DC magnets obey Ohm’s law and most […]

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Rulli and Baldwin speak to small business group at CMT before elections

 

This week, small business owners met with Michael Rulli, director of operations for Rulli Brothers, and a candidate for the 33rd Ohio Senate district to talk about the business climate in Youngstown at CMT. Also on hand was Judge Craig Baldwin, running for Ohio Supreme Court.

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CMT: Happy Manufacturing Day!

 

Happy Manufacturing Day! Manufacturing Day is the first Friday in October. What better way to celebrate manufacturing then telling you what CMT does…and it has nothing to do with Country Music Television! Established in 1985, CMT offers a number of maintenance and production-related services and capabilities. We pride ourselves on being one of the most […]

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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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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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