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Welcome to our news and resource blog. Here you will find our recent developments relating to people, products and processes for three business units - Workholding Solutions, Specialty Fasteners and Lifting Solutions. To keep pace with industry, we are continually introducing new technologies, increasing our reach and sharing our successes.
Jergens Popular Ball Lock Quick-Change Workholding & Fixturing System Is Now Available in Stainless Steel

Bring on the harsh operating environments... Now available in high grade 17-4 stainless steel, Jergens popular Ball Lock® Quick-Change Mounting & Fixturing System can now be expected to provide a long service life when installed in the most extreme operating environments. 
Quick Maintenance Check on Your Ball Lock Mounting System

Although Ball-Lock® is a simple, robust, quick-change system some simple maintenance can keep is performing at its best and add life to the components.
Jergens New 130mm Self-Centering Vise and Narrow Vise Both Introduced at IMTS 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018, Chicago IL – Jergens Inc. introduces two new vises to its range of quick-change workholding systems – a 130mm self-centering vise and a new narrow vise. Both vises offer numerous features and provide reliable performance for general purpose machining.
Open Up to Quick-Change, Modular Workholding

By choosing Jergens Zero Point System (ZPS), a Toronto Mold & Die Shop was able to implement a far superior system, achieve tremendous cost savings and cut set-up time by 90%!
Quick Change Fixturing: The Link to Manufacturing Efficiency

A well designed workholding system holds the part in a fixed position to allow for precise fabricating within a specified tolerance.  Workholding is comprised of two primary components:
Ball Lock® Quick-Change System Now Available in Stainless Steel

Now available in high grade 17-4 stainless steel, Jergens popular Ball Lock® Quick-Change Mounting & Fixturing System can now be expected to provide a long service life when installed in the most extreme operating environments.
Jergens, Inc. to Present on Benefits of Quick Change Fixturing at IMTS 2012 Conference

Jergens, Inc., one of the world’s largest manufacturers of lifting, workholding, and fastening solutions, will conduct a session entitled “Set Up Time vs. Cycle Time: The Profitable Benefits of Implementing Quick Change Fixturing” at the IMTS 2012 Conference in Chicago. The session (IMTS06) will be held on Monday, September 10, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:55 pm in room W195.
Jergens, Inc. to Highlight New ER Collets at IMTS 2012
Jergens, Inc., one of the world's largest manufacturers of lifting, workholding and fastening solutions, announces the addition of threaded of ER collets to its Fixture Pro™ 5-Axis Quick-Change Workholding System. Designed to hold rods and other round workpieces, the new collets will on display along with an accompanying 5-axis flower fixture at IMTS 2012, booth W-2312.
Quick-Change Fixturing Locks in Time, Cost Savings

Even if no specific pre-machining bottlenecks can be identified, time spent performing multiple setups on multiple workstations can compound quickly and adversely affect the bottom line. This is especially true for job shops, which typically produce a variety of parts in a range of quantities. Military support system manufacturer Seyer Industries is no job shop, but it nonetheless faces similar challenges, says Mark Seyer, manufacturing manager. "While we see some jobs with hundreds of parts or even thousands, we're not a high production operation," he explains. "We've got to be very flexible because we also see a lot of smaller quantities, typically in the 10- to 25-piece range."...
Jergens Workholding Solutions Group Introduces Fixturing System for Five-Axis Machining

By Tom Beard