Author Archive

13
Nov

The Bent River Machine Line of Panel Laminators

Solar & Panel Laminator Market There are many different types of laminators in the market. Most are high volume production laminators designed to automatically produce many panels per hour and typically come with a multimillion-dollar price tag. These laminators have an automated load and unload handing system used on manufacturing lines to optimize throughput. Most small manufacturers or research organizations find the ...

03
May

Allen Bradley and Bent River Machine

The early 20th Century is full of amazing success stories. Stories of huge companies springing from humble origins, and people gaining huge amounts of wealth, fill the pages of the early 1900’s. One of these true American success stories is that of the Allen Bradley Company. Allen-Bradley was founded in Dr. Stanton Allen and Lynde Bradley in 1903, ...

29
Mar

The Bent River Machine Engineering Department

“Engineering is the art of organizing and directing men and controlling the forces and materials of nature for the benefit of the human race.” Henry G. Scott. In the last two centuries the field engineering has invented technologies that have greatly improved not only the standard of living but advanced our societies immensely. In 1893 Charles and Frank Duryea invented the ...

14
Feb

Medical Technology and Manufacturing

Recently huge innovations have been made in the development of advanced medical technologies, many of which are due to the melding of our ever advancing technology and amazing discoverers in field of healthcare.  A few years ago the idea of giving sight to the permanently blind was considered impossible, or a miracle, but today stem cells are allowing people to ...

30
Jan

What is Reshoring? Reshoring is a term for a business bringing their manufacturing back to the United States from overseas, in other words it is the opposite of offshoring. Who is Aurinco? Aurinco is a company that manufactures solar panels for sailboats. Their products allow sailboat owners to have a renewable source of green power instead of using a generator. ...

16
Sep

James M. Lyon

During the past ten plus years I have had the pleasure of doing a lot of projects with Bent River Machine. These projects ranged from simple to major dollar tooling projects and included design and fabrication (turnkey) tooling. Their turnaround from quotes to a quality finished product is excellent. Bent River's personnel are very knowledgeable and friendly.

01
Aug

Bent River Machine Owner Tells Company Story

Bent River Machine is nestled up in the mountains of Northern Arizona and has worked hard to earn a name for themselves in the tooling and machining world. Learn more about this woman owned, customer-centric company in a brief 20 min audio recording from a recent radio interview with Small Business America.