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From case studies, to fluid mechanic deep dives, to employee spotlights, to general business info, our resources page is the place to find any and all GP Reeves news.
Automated Epoxy Dispensing for Simplified Production

Automated Epoxy Dispensing for Simplified Production

Material dispensing is an integral part of the manufacturing process, whether it’s required for lubrication during assembly, to seal and protect the final product, or in this case, to adhere two components together.
GP Reeves designed and built an automated dispense system ensuring their two-part epoxy was accurately dispensed every time, ensuring our customer newest product line had an optimal epoxy dispensing process.

Critical Preventative Lubrication Maintenance

Critical Preventative Lubrication Maintenance

Critical preventative maintenance lubrication is an integral part of equipment upkeep. While necessary, some issues can come up during the machinery lubrication process, making it more difficult, time-consuming, and expensive than necessary.

GP Reeves has partnered with numerous manufacturers to configure lubricant dispensing solutions that promote ease, reduce downtime, and increase productivity. Here are some problems our customers have dealt with and our way of flipping the script!

Integrating Success: Dispensing UV Cure

Integrating Success: Dispensing UV Cure

An important quality of any electrical equipment starts with an effective material application. We were approached by a long-time customer to assist in assembling a system to dispense a UV cure potting compound.

Pellet Mill Lubrication: Clean Grease, Simplified Process

Pellet Mill Lubrication: Clean Grease, Simplified Process

An animal feed manufacturer came to GP Reeves for assistance with maintaining their feed pellet mill. We developed a grease dispensing solution that applied food grade grease to roller, die, and drum components of the pellet maker. Our process improved the quality of the manufacturer’s machinery, saved material, and simplified the necessary maintenance.

Building Good Customer Relationships 

Building Good Customer Relationships 

When you satisfy the mechanical needs of a customer, you can excel as a business. But when you exceed customer expectations with friendliness, prestigious service, and a willingness to go the extra mile, you can excel as a whole. GP Reeves is dedicated to ensuring that customers have an incredible experience whenever they choose to partner with us. We want to ensure that their experience is consistent with each project and that our partnership is secured for a lifetime.

Renewable Energy Solutions: Degassing Process

Renewable Energy Solutions: Degassing Process

Renewable energy is paving the way for a sustainable future. Though there are obvious benefits of transitioning towards renewable options, one of the most talked about problems regarding renewable energy is the inconsistency. However, this is solved through energy storage systems. Recently, we were approached to assist in developing an automated filling solution that not only measures and dispenses their electrolyte solution but degases the material as well.

Servo vs Pneumatic Fluid Dispensing Comparison

Servo vs Pneumatic Fluid Dispensing Comparison

GP Reeves has accumulated a wealth of experience in precision dispensing since its founding in 1971, and since then, our team has grown to provide global industry leaders with a variety of effective dispensing solutions. Our typical fluid dispensing solutions involve positive displacement pneumatic or servo dispensers. Join us for a deep dive into these concepts, where we’ll explain servo vs pneumatic dispensing and how they contribute to the success of your production line!

Optimizing Santa’s Workshop with Automated Dispensing Systems

Optimizing Santa’s Workshop with Automated Dispensing Systems

As manufacturing processes continue to evolve, a lot of smaller mom-and-pop shops want to keep up with the times but aren’t quite sure where to start. Though there are lots of processes that could be semi or fully automated, we believe material dispensing is a great place to start. In the spirit of the holidays, we’ve outlined how we would help Santa optimize his workshop, allowing his elves to spend more time on the fun stuff – like hand carving a rocking horse.

Making It in Manufacturing: The Expert Guide To Success

Making It in Manufacturing: The Expert Guide To Success

Getting started in the field of manufacturing can be quite the uphill battle. Because GP Reeves is cognizant of the hardships the manufacturing industry can provide, we want to make it as easy as possible to start off on the right foot! Think of us as your big brother in manufacturing, we want to help you as much as possible and to do that, we’ve gathered some advice from some of our top professionals to guide you along.

Boats Built Better | Wire Harness Case Study

Boats Built Better | Wire Harness Case Study

As the world progresses into a new technological epoch, many recreational boat manufacturers are seeking ways to incorporate automated reliability into their production lines. A leading marine manufacturer came to GP Reeves seeking a solution to further their marine development with advanced dispensing. We were able to deliver a customized, turnkey, semi-automated dispensing system that allowed for a higher production capacity, increased product quality, and faster assembly efficiencies.

Sustainable Dispensing Materials

Sustainable Dispensing Materials

As the globe increasingly shifts its focus towards sustainable efforts and renewable technology, it’s important to recognize the many ways through which manufacturers can implement environmentally friendly options into their production assembly. One of these ways involves the utilization of biodegradable materials. There are several materials coming to market that provide a biodegradable and compostable method of bonding, sealing, lubricating, and more. GP Reeves can effectively dispense these progressive materials with our advanced dispensing systems, and we can’t wait to see how they’ll help the industry become more eco-friendly!

Custom Solutions From Start to Finish

Custom Solutions From Start to Finish

GP Reeves prides itself on its remarkable ability to solve even the most challenging of material applications. Along with our wide array of innovative standard products, GP Reeves offers custom equipment options and configurations. From a single custom nozzle paired with a standard pump and dispensers, to an entirely custom automated dispensing system, GP Reeves can develop an effective and reliable solution for you.

GP Reeves: Made in the USA

GP Reeves: Made in the USA

GP Reeves prides itself on its position as an established member of the American supply chain. As this year’s Independence Day approaches, we are grateful to celebrate our ability to manufacture and distribute precision dispensing equipment in the United States.

Why Positive Displacement is the Key to Precision

Why Positive Displacement is the Key to Precision

There are several types of material dispensers available for the manufacturing process. The most common types being positive displacement dispensers and time/pressure dispensers. Both types have their perks, but when it comes to precise dispensing, positive displacement dispensers often take the crown.

Integrating Success

Integrating Success

GP Reeves is proud to work with a variety of integrators to ensure they receive the best dispensing system possible for their unique production needs. From single dispensers to entire robot cells, GP Reeves is happy to help integrators create the best assembly solution for their application.

Advanced Perks of Dispense Automation

Advanced Perks of Dispense Automation

Automation is the process of enabling a machine or assembly line to run self-reliantly, thus dropping the need for human work to carry out a task. Automated dispensing technology from GP Reeves has provided a plethora of automated systems with proven accuracy and reliability to several high profile companies across the globe.

Growing Up with GP Reeves: Meet Josh Hendrick

Growing Up with GP Reeves: Meet Josh Hendrick

Josh Hendrick has been pioneering advancement at GP Reeves for years. Since his first day, he has exemplified servant-leadership with his radical kindness, constant encouragement, and willingness to go the extra mile. Today, Josh works as the Manufacturing Lead and oversees a majority of the GP Reeves assembly team while also managing the company’s project scheduling. He’s known as the GP Reeves Encyclopedia around the shop for his unending knowledge of GP Reeves products and processes – but this knowledge wasn’t gained overnight.

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