CTG is proud to announce the recent addition of two employees: Haijun Zheng and Robert Walawender! Haijun Zheng joined Blackstone-NEY on August 24th as a Mechanical Engineer. He is originally from Xin’an He’nan, China and currently lives in Jamestown, NY. Getting to Know Haijun:
Favorite Activities: Basketball, reading, and skiing
Haijun Zheng - Mechanical Engineer
Favorite Vacation Spot: Palm Beach
Favorite Season: Fall
Favorite Musician: Beethoven
Favorite TV Show: Friends
Favorite Book: Gone with the Wind - Margaret Mitchell
What book are you currently reading? The Dream of Red Mansion - Cao Xueqin
What’s one thing you miss about being a kid? Catching grasshoppers
Robert Walawender joined Blackstone-NEY on June 13th as a Mechanical Engineer. He currently lives in Forestville, NY. Getting to Know Robert:
Favorite Activities: Spending time with family, reading, hiking, and gardening
CTG is proud to announce the recent addition of two employees: Yimei Luo and Kindra Hannig! Yimei Luo joined Ransohoff on July 25th as a Mechanical Project Engineer. Yimei is originally from Chengdu, China, and she received her degree from the University of Sichuan in China. She now lives in Mason, OH. Getting to Know Yimei:
Yimei Luo - Mechanical Project Engineer
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Vacation Spot: Paris
Favorite Season: Summer
Favorite Movie: Sleepless in Seattle
What book are you currently reading? One Day
Were you named for anyone? A national flower of China: Winter Plum blossom
Do you have any pets? Yes, a mini frog
Kindra Hannig joined Ransohoff on August 29th as a Process Application Manager. She will be working in the Sales department. Kindra is originally from Batesville, IN and currently lives in Liberty Township, OH. Getting to Know Kindra:
This past month, Lyle Carman, Director of Environmental Systems at Ransohoff, co-wrote a case study on Ford Motor Co.'s Sharonville, OH plant and their use of green cleaning for Process Cleaning magazine. This is the second time a CTG employee and the company have been featured in Process Cleaning in just one month! An excerpt from the article is posted below: "Ford Motor Co.'s Sharonville, Ohio, plant has long been a proponent of environmentally conscious manufacturing practices. A supplier of automotive transmissions and transmission parts, the plant has invested in a sophisticated parts cleaning system that effectively recycles the cleaning solution. A top priority at the plant is production of quality parts, which equates to no transmission failures for the end-consumer. To reach this goal, parts must be shipped with little oil and metal particulate, and proper rust inhibitor, all measured in less than 1 mg per part. Cleaning the parts in a cost-effective, environmentally friendly process has been a continuous mission for the company..." To finish reading about how Ford Motor Co.'s new system has saved over half a million dollars while positively affecting employees and the environment, Click Here and visit our online technology library.
CTG would like to congratulate four employees who celebrated anniversaries during the second quarter of 2011! There is no substitute for the dedication and enthusiasm of our employees, and we greatly appreciate their many years of service to the company. Congratulations to Rodney Morgenstern, Patty Farren, MaryAnn Alpaugh, and Nate Lester! We're so glad you all are a part of our team!
Rodney Morgenstern, Patty Farren, MaryAnn Alpaugh, and Nate Lester
20 years - Rodney Morgenstern 10 years - Patty Farren & MaryAnn Alpaugh 5 years - Nate Lester
Did you know that China will soon become the world’s second largest consumer of medical technology? For the third consecutive year, CTG will return to Shanghai to participate in MEDTEC China, China’s premier event for medical device design and manufacturing. This year’s exhibition and conferences are shaping up to be the largest yet, with 280 exhibitors, a 50% increase over 2010. MEDTEC China offers participants the opportunity to learn and interact with medical industry experts, manufacturers, and suppliers. The show will be held September 7th and 8th at the INTEX Shanghai conference center. If you are attending, be sure to come visit us in booth 406! We can’t wait to show off our latest innovations in precision medical cleaning to our international medical consumers!
This month's Process Cleaning Magazine featured an article written by John Fuchs, author of CTG's, John's Corner Technical Blog! An excerpt from the piece on ultrasonic cleaning and the medical manufacturing industry follows.
"Manufacturers in the high-visibility medical manufacturing industry are under growing scrutiny and pressure to ensure that products continue to meet ever more stringent standards for cleanliness. The push to meet these standards is coming from multiple angles. When properly applied, ultrasonic cleaning technology is well suited to play a major role in helping medical manufacturers meet their increasing need for critical cleaning. The mention of the word 'medical' brings immediate and heightened awareness to any process, especially cleaning. The life-and-death consequences of medical manufacturing tend to get attention unrivaled by that of any other industry..."
Click Here to visit Cleaning Technologies Group's online technology library, and finish reading about the role ultrasonic cleaning will play in the medical manufacturing industry.
This past month, Cleaning Technologies Group celebrated Ransohoff employee, Chuck Noonan’s, 85th birthday! Coworkers and friends gathered to enjoy birthday cake and celebrate Chuck’s longevity with both the company and in his life. In a short time, we will also celebrate Chuck’s 65th year of employment with the company. “Chuck is an icon at Ransohoff. His dedication to the company is unparalleled. September 14th is a very special day for both Ransohoff and Chuck, with a significance that may never be achieved again,” said President of Ransohoff, Barney Bosse. Congratulations, Chuck, and thank you for your many years of devoted service to CTG!
Jim McEachen, CEO of CTG, Chuck Noonan, and Barney Bosse, President of Ransohoff enjoying the birthday celebration
Warsaw, IN - Congratulations to Randy Stiltner from Medtronic winner of the Kentucky Speedway Sprint Cup Race Tickets given away this week at Orthotec. CTG hosted a reception for the Orthotec attendees as a thank you to all our customers and colleagues for their support throughout the year. This was a great way to relax and enjoy themselves after a long day of walking the show. The weather held out and all enjoyed themselves for a cold one on the patio. Stay tuned for upcoming events and promotions...
Randy with Stacey Abbott, Mkt Coordinator and Chris Whittaker, VP of CTG
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- Memorial Day is right around the corner and in honor of all who serve and have served our country CTG would like to take this opportunity to recognize one of its own Jim Bimber. Jim has recently been deployed to Afghanistan, he is a member of the US Air Force, National Guard and is serving another tour of duty. Jim is an electrician working in R&D and has been employed at Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics in Jamestown, NY for 4 years. He will surely be missed and we all look forward to his safe return in September.