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mk North America Celebrates Manufacturing Day

The employees of mk North America standing outside the building

The first Friday in October is traditionally Manufacturing Day. This year the day was celebrated on October 7. 

This year mk North America celebrated Manufacturing Day by showcasing our recently completed building expansion (which we announced the start of on Manufacturing Day 2021) and by showcasing a short video showing off our employees and workspaces.

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Scott Blais, Jr. Promoted to Sales and Business Development Manager

mk North America, Inc. has promoted Scott Blais, Jr. to a sales leadership position within the company, effective September 19, 2022. Scott Blais, Jr. assumes the Sales and Business Development Manager role vacated by Eugene Shaw. Blais will report to Andreas Haussmann, President; and will lead all North American inside and outside sales activities. 

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The Top Three Reasons for Using Timing Belt Conveyors

As the complexity of industrial automation and factory systems increases the need for higher precision conveyors becomes more and more apparent.

And while “precision” is one of the main reasons to use a timing belt conveyor over a traditional flat belt conveyors there are other reasons. Continue reading to learn more.

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New Regional Sales Manager - Eastern MI

mk North America, Inc. is pleased to announce an exciting change to our direct sales representation in the great state of Michigan. To best serve mk’s existing and ever-expanding customer base in Michigan we have decided to employ a second Regional Sales Manager.

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So That’s What That Means

You’re in the market for a dual-lane chain conveyor. And you contact mk North America, who quotes you a KTF-P 2010. Or saw you need a belt conveyor. A member of mk sales team reviews your application with you – looking at width and load in particular – in the end you are quoted a GUF-P 2041. In both scenarios you were quoted the best conveyor for your application. But you’re left wondering what exactly does “KTF-P 2010” or “GUF-P 2041” actually stand for? Continue reading to learn exactly that.

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