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Jergens Manufacturing Efficiency Blog

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 Ball Lock® Mounting System Gets Two New Additions at IMTS 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018, Chicago IL – Jergens Inc. announces fixture plate machining kits and new receiver bushing plugs for its popular line of Ball Lock® quick-change mounting systems. The fixture plate machining kits consist of extra-long Ball Lock® shanks and spacers permitting the fixture plate to be installed on a subplate with clearance between the two. This clearance allows cutting tools to ‘break through’ the fixture plate without damaging the subplate, making it possible to machine fixture plates while mounted to the same subplates they will be used with during production.
Jergens Inc. to Showcase Innovations at IMTS 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018, Chicago IL – Jergens Inc. continues to highlight new products, processes and applications after nearly 80 years of providing manufacturing efficiency.
Jergens Custom Design and Build Capabilities Featured at IMTS 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018, Chicago IL – Jergens Inc. highlights its custom design and build capabilities, drawing from decades of experience in engineering and manufacturing quick-change workholding systems. Fixture-Pro®, Multi Axis, and other standard workholding products serve as the basis for these augmented application-specific workholding solutions. The addition of custom design and build capabilities enhances Jergens’ time to market and allow customers to enhance their manufacturing productivity with efficient quick-change products.
Open Up to Quick-Change, Modular Workholding

With forty years under their belt, 120 employees, multiple customers with different machining and material demands, and a successful business, the shop turned to Jergens in 2015 to explore options for a better way. A better way to hold the large variety of components that the shop had grown to manufacture for its customers in the mold and die industry. They did, and they did it so well it earned them a reputation in the industry as ‘the aluminum experts’.
Jergens Hoists Exhibit at The Guggenheim

Dec. 15, 2017 - For the second time, Jergens’ hoist rings can be seen at the Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Jergens’ Traditional Style, Center-Pull Hoist Rings suspend Precipitous Parturition by Chen Zhen, featured as one of the leading pieces in the new exhibition Art and China after 1989: Theatre of the World.
Jergens Honored as CSU Fenn Co-Op Industry Partner

Nov. 17, 2017 – Jergens Inc. was honored by Cleveland State University’s (CSU) Waskewicz College of Engineering Fenn Co-Op Program as an industry partner during the college’s Employer and Student Appreciation Night earlier this month. Cleveland State University’s Fenn Co-Op program or Center for Engineering Experiential Learning Office (CEEL) encompasses cooperative education, internships, senior design/capstone as well as many industry collaborative initiatives. CEEL provides a link between the classroom and the workplace for students to learn about her/his area of academic interest through practical experience. Jergens actively participates in recruiting its co-op students through this program and other local colleges and institutions.
3 Workholding Methods to Save You Time and Sanity

Another time-saving solution which ultimately leads to increased efficiency (and no small amount of sanity-retention) is the universal, quick-change vice and ‘Drop & Lock’ pallet from Jergens. This 125mm vice, coupled with 96mm Drop & Lock pallet work in unison to provide speedy access to parts, as well as lightning fast swap out.
Jergens Receives Ohio MFG Month Proclamation

 Last month, Jergens Inc. was recognized by Gov. John Kasich and the State of Ohio as a leader in manufacturing and presented with a proclamation for Manufacturing Month 2017. This proclamation appoints October as an official celebration month for manufacturing as part of an international effort to bring awareness to the industry’s economic impact.
Jergens, Inc. Partners with MachiningCloud

September 26, 2017 - Jergens, Inc. and MachiningCloud jointly announce their partnership to provide Jergens' product data on the Cloud.  Jergens manufactures standard tooling components, vises and other workholding equipment. MachiningCloud is a product data provider for cutting tools, CNC machines and workholding.
Primary Considerations For 5-Axis Workholding