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2010 has been a very busy year for the Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC.  From Shanghai to Chicago and a few places in between, CTG has been dedicated to bringing the latest advances in industrial parts cleaning directly to our customers.  Most recently at IMTS thousands witnessed the debut of the new Lean-Jet Automated RB-2.  The six day show was attended by over 80,000 visitors with 1,728 exhibitors displaying the latest in manufacturing technology.  Being face to face with our customer's is so important. As we heard from many of you at the show, the manufacturing sector is starting to come back alive and  CTG wants to help you plan for the future by offering the latest in cost effective cleaning solutions to your growing needs. IMTS 2010  Booth-for Blog MEDTEC China 2010 was also a huge success for CTG.  The show broke all previous records for attendees and exhibitors.  MEDTEC is a great stage to reach out to our international clients in the medical manufacturing industry.  Next year promises to be even busier for CTG, stay tuned for our upcoming 2011 trade show schedule... photo for Blog

Sept. 2010 - The Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC would like to congratulate the following employees on their years of dedicated service.  CTG takes great pride in the quality of our workforce and it shows in CTG's  years of experience in the industry.  Thank you for your continued support to the success of the CTG family. 5 years - Kelly Haight, Jeff Spengler 10 years - Andrew Graham, Ken Hammond, Gene Phaneuf, Steve Stivers, Dan Stratton, Chris Whittaker 15 years - Tammy George, Ricky Pratt, Don Volpe 20 years - Darcy Cramer 30 years - Chris Ritze 2010 Empl RecognitionRNS Anniversaries9-19-10 Group

The Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC has partnered with Siemens to enhance our Lean product line with  Siemens latest S7-1200 controls package.  This new controller provides more efficient production flexibility, multi-lingual displays, a built in ethernet port, and full automation capabilities, all without increasing costs.  This new controls package adds more analog and real time data capabilities to our parts washers, and more information means tighter process control for our customers.   CTG consistently strives for continuous improvements and this venture with Siemens allows CTG to provide our customers with the latest technology at a tremendous value.  For more information on the S7-1200 controller and its integration into CTG's Lean product line,  read the full article in the latest edition of Control Design Magazine. RB8Siemens-4-croppedRB8Siemens-3-cropped

DSC_0214Suzhou, China - Did you know the Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC facility in Suzhou, China has a fully operational technical center  Our analytical laboratory can conduct cleaning trials to simulate part cleaning within a production environment to develop and optimize the ideal part specific cleaning levels. CTG can develop a cleaning process to meet cleanliness specifications that apply to just about any industry, meeting even the most stringent ultrasonic cleaning requirements. Our facility may be new, but CTG has over 90 years of experience in the parts cleaning industry. Request a lab test today and see for yourself what our technical center has to offer.

Did you know that Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics was an industry pioneer in the development of ultrasonic cleaning technology? Currently holding twelve major patents for designs ranging from multiple frequency transducers (universal transducers) and multiple frequency producing generators (multiSONIK), to generators that produce sweeping frequencies (sweepSONIK). Download our milestone list here! Today these patented technologies, especially the multi-frequency universal transducers and generators, are an extremely important part of the Cleaning Technologies Group product offering.  They are used in standard units such as our CH tank and the PROHT tank as well as in elaborate Aquarius tank to tank cleaning and passivation systems. Industry use ranges from the medical implant arena to optics and semiconductor wafer cleaning.

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multiSONIK Generator

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sweepSONIK Generator

Cincinnati, OH - The Cleaning Technologies Group was recently awarded the Extraordinary Member Award from TechSolve for their leadership and service to improving manufacturing processes in today's changing business environment.  Jim McEachen - President of CTG, recently attended "Hill Day" in Washington DC to meet with Senators and Representatives as part of the Manufacturing Extensions Partnership, a federal program that focuses on helping small and mid-size manufacturing businesses improve their processes and competitive edge.  CTG has been a member of TechSolve since 1998 and is committed to improving manufacturing standards not only in the industrial parts cleaning sector but overall to better serve our customers, employees, and surrounding  community partners.

AMTN_May10_CS_GroupNashville, TN - CTG continually strives to improve our customer service.  Recently Joe Servizzi, Customer Satisfaction Service Manager for CTG attended the 40th annual AMT Customer Service Conference in Nashville, TN.  The event focused on what constitutes leadership in customer service, powerful networking opportunities, and the future of human resources in the workplace.  "The AMT Service Conference was a great networking opportunity and allowed me to share ideas with my peers in the service industry to better serve our customers.  The interactive activities were a good refresher course for dealing with customers and employees in general, but ultimately zeroed in on dealing and communicating with the younger generation of engineers and maintenance technicians, both internally & externally." - Joe Servizzi       

If you've been putting off purchasing capital equipment, now is the perfect time to invest in your future.   Don't let your piece of the pie just pass you by.  Current tax incentives make it cheaper than ever before to purchase that much needed piece of equipment. To learn more about the 2010 Accelerated Depreciation and Section 179 Tax Incentives click here...
DON'T DELAY - In order to qualify for the incentives equipment must be purcashed and installed before December 31, 2010.

Warsaw, IN - The Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC hosted an after show reception for Orthotec attendees last month in Warsaw.  The hospitality suite was a great chance to relax and mingle with our sales and engineering staff after the show.  Many from the medical industry were in attendance.  This was a great forum for CTG to showcase the latest in ultrasonic cleaning technology in an informal setting,  everyone enjoyed the evening.  Stay tuned for more upcoming events... Warsaw reception 019Warsaw reception 021

The Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC would like to recognize everyone celebrating a special anniversary milestone for the first half of 2010.  Employees are the heart of our business and CTG is very proud of the dedication and hard work they demonstrate every day.  We have one of the most knowledgeable and experienced staffs in the industry.  The average years of service for a CTG employee is over 13 years.  Congratulations and thank you for your contributions to the success of the CTG family. RNSAnniversarysmall

Anniversary Celebration June 10th, 2010

5 Years - Todd Bryant, Paul Day, Michael Delrosario, Theresa McWilliams, & Jeffrey Spengler 10 Years - Stacey Abbott, Kenneth Hammond, Gene Phaneuf, Elliot Smith & Daniel Stratton 15 Years - Ryan Brewer, Van Nehus, Kevin Ochterski & Ricky Pratt 20 Years - Darcy Cramer & Lisa Finley

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