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Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC Names Eric Kenney President Of Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics

April 11, 2017 – Cincinnati, OH

Eric KenneyEric Kenney was named President of Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics effective March 1, 2017.  Mr. Kenney will be responsible for all operations at the Jamestown, NY location.  He will report directly to Barney Bosse, CEO of Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC. 

Mr. Kenny started at Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics in 2016 as the Global OEM Account Manager for Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics.    Eric’s background includes extensive sales & marketing and senior management experience.

“Eric has quickly gained the respect of the organization and is positioned to lead us into the future.  He brings that unique combination of management savvy along with technical competency that is required for Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics to be successful.” – said Barney Bosse, Chief Executive Office of Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC

Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC introduces new cleaning solutions at the Parts Cleaning Expo 2017

Cleaning Technologies Group, a world leader in providing cleaning and waste minimization technologies, will introduce a host of advanced cleaning solutions at the Parts Cleaning Expo (PCx) show in Columbus, Ohio April 25 - 27, 2017. Visitors to Cleaning Technologies Group Booth #1412 will be introduced to several new products, technologies and services. Among the new technologies exhibited at the show will be:

PCx 2017

New Lean-Jet® RB-1

The new Lean-Jet® RB-1 Gen 4 Cleaning System is the next advancement in immersion cleaning that uses a patented washing and rinsing process with a combination of spray/immersion, ultrasonics, rotate/rock and heated blow-off drying. This new design allows for a 10% increase in production with unlimited flexibility and increased bath life. The modular design of the new RB-1 allows an additional rinse stage to be easily added to the machine.

CLEANING TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC PROMOTES CHRIS WHITTAKER TO VICE PRESIDENT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING

Chris WhittakerCleaning Technologies Group (CTG) announces the promotion of Chris Whittaker to Vice President Business Development & Marketing.  Chris formerly served as Vice President of Sales & Marketing.  In his new role, Chris will be responsible for global business growth of the Ransohoff Division of products and services.  He will retain the global marketing responsibilities for all of the CTG divisions.

“In this role, Chris will utilize his strong customer skills and business knowledge to grow the Ransohoff Division’s products and customers.  His focus is on new customer and business development globally with existing products to new customers or new products to existing customers. “Said Barney Bosse, Chief Executive Office of Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC.

TECMA 2017

Tecma

Cleaning Technologies Group, a world leader in providing cleaning and waste minimization technologies, will introduce a host of advanced cleaning solutions at the Tecnologia en Maquinas-Herramienta (TECMA) in Mexico City, Mexico March 7 - 10, 2017. Visitors to Cleaning Technologies Group Booth #445 will be introduced to a number of new products, technologies and services. Among the new technologies exhibited at the show will be:

Lean-Jet RB-2 Aqueous Immersion Cleaning System uses a patented washing and rinsing process of agitation, spray impingement, hydraulic purging through immersion and rotation, ultrasonics, and heated blow-off drying. The patented "triple action" batch cleaning process was specifically developed to process a broad range of challenging parts, especially those with internal bores, passages and complex geometries, making this system capable of meeting critical cleaning expectations.

Lean Innovation from Ransohoff

Lean Innovation from RansohoffRansohoff and AAM completed their first lean innovative workshop at the AAM plant Guanajuato, Mexico. Curt Buttermore and Pankaj Patel from American Axle listened to their internal customers who questioned “How can lean manufacturing practices could be applied to a cleaning systems to address a number of key concerns”.

AAM Mexico is rapidly expanding and floor space, operator efficiency, and PM down time are now major concerns to ensure production volumes are achieved.  AAM reached out to their supplier base about their lean concerns and Ransohoff stepped up and offered their assistance but putting on a lean workshop in Mexico.  Ransohoff formed a team headed by Greg Allen, Ransohoff’s own innovation engineer whose favorite quote from Peter Drucker formed the outline for the meeting “The buyer rarely buys what the seller thinks he’s selling”.  The workshop included employees from all departments of AAM including maintenance, engineering, and plant work flow and layout.  The workshop format used an on line survey to gather information prior to the meeting coupled with group exercises and idea capturing yellow cards.  The basics of the workshop was an open dialog flow of information to ensure all departments had equal input in all aspects of the system.

BLACKSTONE-NEY ULTRASONICS INTRODUCES NEW CLEANING SOLUTIONS AT MD&M WEST 2017

Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics, a world leader in providing cleaning and waste minimization technologies, will introduce a host of advanced cleaning solutions at the MD&M West 2017 in Anaheim, California February 7 - 9, 2017. Visitors to Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics Booth #544 will be introducing a number of new products, technologies and services. Among the new technologies exhibited at the show will be:

Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics Modular Aquarius

The New Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics Modular Aquarius ™ Cleaning System: An innovation in aqueous parts cleaning, offering a modular plug & play configuration, Multi-Tank Cleaning System. The Modular Aquarius is characterized by individual modules that are easily integrated to offer maximum flexibility to the end user. Standard wash and rinse stages can be mated to provide the exact cleaning system required for today’s application. The Modular Aquarius comes standard with three frequencies 40, 72, 104 kHz in each tank, Siemens controller, automated hoist transfer system, and much more. Additional modules can be added at any time allowing for future expandability, while offering an intuitive user interface.

BLACKSTONE-NEY ULTRASONICS INTRODUCES NEW CLEANING SOLUTIONS AT SPIE PHOTONICS WEST.

Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics,a recognized leader in ultrasonic technology, will introduce a host of advanced cleaning solutions at the PHOTONICS WEST 2017 in San Francisco, California January 31 – February 2, 2017. Visitors to Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics Booth #5633 will be introduced to a number of new products, technologies and services. Among the new technologies exhibited at the show will be:

BLACKSTONE-NEY ULTRASONICS INTRODUCES NEW CLEANING SOLUTIONS AT SPIE PHOTONICS WEST.

Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics, a division of Cleaning Technologies Group LLC, introduces its popular PROHT ultrasonic cleaning tanks with new features and powered by new “2K Platform” Neptune®, sweepSONIC®, and multiSONIC® ultrasonic generators.

Introducing the LeanDrum Eco

LeanDrum EcoThe LeanDrum Eco features a very robust, lower cost option utilizing stainless steel tanks, drum and housing, premium electrical components, full immersion cleaning system and forced air dryer technology to produce consistently high quality cleaning results over an extended machine life. The new LeanDrum ECO is designed for easy maintenance access that will allow easy drum removal with no crane required.

The new LeanDrum Eco is a wash, rinse and blow-off machine in a small footprint of 5.3ft. wide x 11ft. deep x 5.3ft. height.  The part production rate is 12 CU FT/Hour @ 2PRM design drum speed with a variable speed drive capable of 1-3 RPM’s. This machine offers full immersion cleaning, eliminating any need for pumps and nozzles.

For more information about the LeanDrum Eco Washer, visit http://www.ctgclean.com/parts-washers/leandrum-eco

CLEANING TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC LAUNCHES ITS’ NEW WEBSITE

Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC announced today that it has launched a new website that reflects CTG’s mission to provide the best customer solutions for the world’s most challenging industrial cleaning and surface treatment requirements.

The new website has an entirely new look and responsive design providing a robust resource for visitors to explore its’ wide breadth of technologies.  The site highlights the full range of Ransohoff and Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics cleaning and surface treatment technologies including those available through its’ CTG Asia division for the Asian marketplace. Parts washers and ultrasonic cleaning equipment for a vast number of applications and industrial markets are represented as well as its’ extensive aftermarket retool and support services. 

A greatly enhanced user interface provides a user-focused experience, with quick links to access brochures, application case studies, white papers and product videos.   Current customers will enjoy the customer center section of the site where they have convenient access to their customer portal, spare parts ordering, and other aftermarket services.

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