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Save the date: National Skilled Trades Day activities

 

All are welcome to attend story time at Barnes and Noble (381 Boardman Poland Road in Boardman, OH) from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 27 and Saturday, May 4, 2019, for “Dress Up as a Skilled Trades Worker” photo booth. A career-related book will be read. On National Skilled Trades Day, Wednesday, May […]

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Proclamations arrived for National Skilled Trades Day

 

26 days and counting until the first National Skilled Trades Day! Check out our National Day Calendar proclamation and a proclamation from Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson. Learn more about the day and help us celebrate these great jobs here. #nationalskilledtradesday

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National Skilled Trades Day to raise awareness for skilled trades

 

City Machine Technologies, Inc. has established National Skilled Trades Day to increase awareness about the benefits of skilled trades jobs in the United States and to celebrate skilled trades workers. National Skilled Trades Day will be observed on the first Wednesday in May annually, as proclaimed by the Registrar at National Day Calendar. The inaugural […]

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CMT on NBC Nightly News talking jobs and economy

 

Watch NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt tonight at 6:30. CMT was interviewed about the job numbers that came out – 20,000 new jobs in February.

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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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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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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 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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