New Stainless Compression Latches with Wing Knob Inserts Available from FDB Panel Fittings

New stainless steel compression latches to IP65/67 now from the DIRAK/FDB Panel Fittings sales partnership allow flexible use, especially in outdoor situations where their wing knob inserts enable quick and easy operation even with a gloved hand. - November 09, 2023 - FDB Panel Fittings

Transport Hardware for Commercial and Specialist Vehicles, from EMKA

Electronic locking systems from EMKA are also of value for sectors far removed from electrical and electronic cabinets, in applications such as commercial vehicles and caravan manufacture where they offer a way that closure and locking systems may be completely mounted internally and therefore not visible from the outside. - November 04, 2023 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

PartsBadger Expands Precision Manufacturing Capabilities with Cutting-Edge Injection Molding Service

PartsBadger, a recognized leader in precision manufacturing, is proud to unveil its latest offering, Injection Molding. With a steadfast commitment to innovation and excellence, this new service represents a significant leap forward in PartsBadger's dedication to providing comprehensive and high-quality solutions for clients across diverse industries. Injection Molding promises versatility, precision, and efficiency, reaffirming PartsBadger's position as a pioneer in the ever-evolving world. - October 21, 2023 - PartsBadger

FDB Panel Fittings Handles – Bridge, Bow, Grab, Lift and "D" Styles

FDB Panel Fittings are pleased to announce that their online store now has an extensive stock of handles for doors, drawers, panels, equipment and cases from a range of manufacturers, in various materials. Handles of this type are often the last component to be fitted and can be needed as a matter... - October 20, 2023 - FDB Panel Fittings

New DIRAK Flush Compression Rotary Latches in Stainless Steel from FDB Panel Fittings

FDB Panel Fittings are pleased to announce a new flush-mounted design of compression rotary latch in stainless steel with precise compression. They are now rated to IP65 and up to IP69K for protection from dust and water. Typically, this series is suitable for doors and panels in public places... - October 14, 2023 - FDB Panel Fittings

Panel Building Hardware for Road and Rail Specialist Vehicles Available from EMKA

EMKA have developed application focussed products for road and rail specialist vehicles such as the Double-Red, ePush and eCam lock mechanisms which are coupled with various stainless steel quarter turn locks and hinges, plus the concealed fitting 180° Gear hinge. - October 14, 2023 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

PartsBadger Sets New Standards in Precision Manufacturing with Advanced Swiss CNC Machining

PartsBadger, a recognized leader in the field of precision manufacturing, announces the expansion of its Swiss CNC Machining services. Known for its unmatched precision, versatility, and efficiency, Swiss CNC Machining has become an integral part of PartsBadger's commitment to delivering high-precision components for industries demanding the utmost accuracy. This latest offering reinforces PartsBadger's innovative solutions to meet the ever-evolving needs of clients across diverse sectors. - September 25, 2023 - PartsBadger

New Safety Latch Locks from FDB Panel Fittings

New Safety Latch Locks from FDB Panel Fittings enable internal unlocking in the event that a person might accidentally become shut inside housing. - August 17, 2023 - FDB Panel Fittings

Clean Locking Hardware from FDB Panel Fittings for the food processing industry

FDB Panel Fittings, together with their sales partner DIRAK, now offer a range of clean locking solutions for the secure closure of housings and equipment in the food processing industries. - August 16, 2023 - FDB Panel Fittings

Enclosure Hardware from EMKA for Air Conditioning Equipment

EMKA are constantly developing their portfolio for the HVACR industry and offer special handle systems for air conditioning installations, along with hinges in several variants and a wide range of suitable gasket sections. - August 04, 2023 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

PartsBadger Earns Coveted Future 50 Recognition for Impressive Revenue and Employee Growth

PartsBadger, a distinguished leader in the tech-enabled manufacturing industry, is thrilled to announce its inclusion as a 2023 Future 50 company by BizTimes Media, in partnership with the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC). This prestigious accolade acknowledges PartsBadger's... - July 21, 2023 - PartsBadger

A New Solution to 2D and 3D Hinge Alignment from FDB Panel Fittings

FDB Panel Fittings announce a new visible 2D adjustable hinge for nested doors from sales partner Dirak which is designed to save time and simplify correct alignment of larger doors. - July 14, 2023 - FDB Panel Fittings

New Toggle Latch in Polyamide with Tool-Less Assembly from FDB Panel Fittings

The new Dirak 6-240 over-centre toggle latch in polyamide from FDB Panel Fittings offers a low cost and very quick way to install this convenient unit which can be push fit into matched rectangular pre-punched holes in the frame and door/access panel. - July 01, 2023 - FDB Panel Fittings

EMKA Sealing Profiles for Industrial Cabinets and Enclosures

EMKA are pleased to announce that their expanding range of extruded gaskets for enclosures and other purposes are now available for sealing of industrial cabinets and enclosures, also for use on commercial and specialist vehicles as well as street furniture. - June 29, 2023 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

AOTCO Metal Finishing Acquires Modern Metal Finishing

AOTCO Metal Finishing Acquires Modern Metal Finishing

AOTCO Metal Finishing, a Massachusetts-based national leader in electroplating, anodizing, and other surface finishing services, announced its strategic acquisition of Connecticut-based Modern Metal Finishing (MMF), further enhancing AOTCO's portfolio with MMF's expert anodizing services. This allows AOTCO to better service customers in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. AOTCO is NADCAP and ISO 13485 accredited, ITAR registered, and serves North America's advanced manufacturers. - June 22, 2023 - AOTCO Metal Finishing

New Stainless Steel Over-Centre Toggle Latches announced by FDB Panel Fittings

The new Dirak 7-320 series toggle latches announced by FDB Panel Fittings offer secure tightening and locking of twin components in AISI 304 stainless steel. - June 22, 2023 - FDB Panel Fittings

Parts Life, Inc. Expands Capabilities with Successful AS9100 Recertification Audit, Incorporating Section 8.3 Design and Development

Parts Life, Inc. is pleased to announce the successful completion of the AS9100 recertification audit, with the notable inclusion of AS9100 Section 8.3 Design and Development into the company’s Scope and Quality Management System. The addition of AS9100 Section 8.3 Design and Development... - June 07, 2023 - Parts Life, Inc.

New Over-Centre Toggle Latches with Slider Release or Padlock Facility from FDB Panel Fittings

The new DIRAK over-centre toggle latches available from FDB Panel Fittings offer slider release or padlocking operation, and feature a stainless-steel toggle loop. - June 03, 2023 - FDB Panel Fittings

New 2225 Program Flat Swinghandle Mini Version Available from EMKA UK

EMKA are pleased to announce a significant new addition to their 2225 locking program. This innovative and flexible lock design program is now available in a miniature format which offers IP66 sealing and accepts many interchangeable locking sets. - May 27, 2023 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

Parts Life, Inc. Welcomes Gregg Mallinder as New Vice President of Product

Parts Life, Inc. has announced the appointment of Gregg Mallinder as the company's Vice President, Product. Mallinder, a transformational figure in engineering and operational leadership, will be at the helm of strategy execution for electronic and electrical engineering opportunities at Parts Life. - May 25, 2023 - Parts Life, Inc.

Components for the Mechanical Engineering Environment and Protective Security Solutions from FDB Panel Fittings

FDB Panel Fittings now offer a full range of DIRAK hardware components for the mechanical engineering environment, and as protective security solutions. - May 20, 2023 - FDB Panel Fittings

Parts Life, Inc. SBIR Success: Conquering the Valley of Death and Fueling Mission Readiness for the DoD

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a government initiative providing funding to small businesses for research and development (R&D) projects with potential commercial or defense applications. However, navigating the SBIR program can be challenging, particularly when... - May 08, 2023 - Parts Life, Inc.

New Over-Centre Toggle Latches from FDB Panel Fittings

These new DIRAK over-centre toggle latches from FDB Panel Fittings offer a high retaining force with low manual effort, simply by tightening two spring loaded components together and locking them: This is what the clip-on PA Over Center Toggle Latch 6-240 provides, plus tool-less installation. The... - April 23, 2023 - FDB Panel Fittings

New Articulated Feet Available from FDB Panel Fittings for Industrial and Office Equipment

FDB Panel Fittings announce an innovative new series of leveling feet from Dirak for machines, instruments, conveyor systems, work tables, furniture, and fluid process equipment. - March 24, 2023 - FDB Panel Fittings

Standard Cams from FDB Panel Fittings Now Available Ex-Stock in Double and Triple Point Designs for Rod Systems

FDB Panel Fittings make the installation of cabinet hardware simple and efficient by offering a wide range of standard ex-stock cams and rod sets in single, double and triple point configuration. - February 14, 2023 - FDB Panel Fittings

New 180 Degree Screw-on Hinge Without Hinge Pin from EMKA Reduces Assembly Time, Cuts Cost

The new 1056 180 degree screw-on hinge without hinge pin from EMKA suits flush mounted doors, enables lift off door operation and may be interchanged with the existing 1056 design with no need to modify drawings or production. - February 02, 2023 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

FDB Swinghandles Address the Needs of Electronic Installations Far and Wide

In considering hardware for electronic enclosures and cabinets, FDB Panel Fittings have seen an increasing need for end-user applications involving more secure closure of data cabinets and modules. - January 19, 2023 - FDB Panel Fittings

Baron NDT Expands to Gulf Coast Region with New Office in Beaumont, Texas

Baron NDT Expands to Gulf Coast Region with New Office in Beaumont, Texas

Baron NDT, a well-respected provider of non-destructive testing (NDT) services, has recently announced the opening of a new office in Beaumont, Texas. This expansion will allow the company to support the industrial NDT needs of Southeast Texas and South Louisiana, as well as the rest of the Gulf Coast region. - January 02, 2023 - Baron NDT, LLC

Compression Latches Delivered Assembled Up to IP67 - Stainless Steel, Matched with Inserts, Bodies and Cams, with Rocfast

The FDB Panel Fittings Rocfast assembly and logistics service for compression locks enables correct and time saving assembly of compression locks with inserts, bodies and cams ready for instant installation to the cabinet of choice. - December 22, 2022 - FDB Panel Fittings

FDB Panel Fittings Cams for Quarter Turns and L/T Handles Now Suit Different Depths of Door Frame

The selection of ex-stock cams available from the FDB Online store can make the task of selecting the correct cam for a lock mechanism to match the depth of door frame more straightforward. - December 17, 2022 - FDB Panel Fittings

New Theft-Resistant and Fire-Resistant Emergency Hammer for Railway Vehicles from EMKA

The new emergency hammer from EMKA for railway vehicles is now also offered with integral theft resistance, and is compliant with DIN EN 45545-2 HL3. This robust product has been developed specifically for rail vehicles where the safety demands are exceptionally high. - December 16, 2022 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

EMKA Announces Range of Ex-Stock Hinges for Flush Enclosure Doors

EMKA are delighted to announce their program of visible and non-visible hinges for flush enclosure doors. Flush doors often require hinges which are hidden or have hidden fixings for greater security so as to eliminate or conceal an obvious target area. Flush door design is inherently security... - December 08, 2022 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

New Dirak iLOQ S50 Half Cylinder Swinghandle, from FDB Panel Fittings, Addresses Remote Installation Secure Access

The new RC2 handle available from FDB Panel Fittings has been developed to accommodate the new iLOQ S50 half cylinder for the electronic locking of cabinets. The RC2 handle is safety-tested to DIN EN 1630 RC2 and is protected against unauthorized access while being dustproof and watertight to IP65. - December 04, 2022 - FDB Panel Fittings

Parts Life, Inc. Leader in DMSMS & Obsolescence Solutions, Manufacturing and Procurement Options in Volatile Supply Chain Climate

Parts Life, Inc. will be showcasing its capabilities for DMSMS supply chain solutioning and manufacturing at the Defense Manufacturing Conference at Booth #925 December 5th-8th in Tampa, Florida. With multiple contract vehicles and proven procurement paths, PLI is an industry leader in engineering,... - December 01, 2022 - Parts Life, Inc.

Standard Hinges for Prominent Cabinet Doors with Up to 180 Degrees Opening Available from EMKA

Hinges for prominent doors from EMKA include the facility for up to 180 degrees opening when adjacent to another door, giving full access without needing to remove the door. - November 23, 2022 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

FDB Online Expand Bridge Handles Ex-Stock Range with Urgent Delivery

The FDB Online store now offers a wide and expanded range of bridge handles to suit the needs of machine manufacturers who need ex-stock supply for urgent delivery. - November 19, 2022 - FDB Panel Fittings

FDB Panel Fittings Camlocks Online – Ex-Stock with Urgent Delivery

FDB Panel Fittings now offer a select range of camlocks on their online store for enclosures, lockers, equipment cases and similar in 11mm, 16mm and 20mm sizes. - November 06, 2022 - FDB Panel Fittings

Torque Friction and Adjustable Cabinet Hinges from EMKA UK

Enclosure hardware manufacturers EMKA are pleased to offer their specialist program of robust Torque Friction Hinges which can serve the function of a door stay and beneficially save the cost and installation of a separate stay component. - October 21, 2022 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

EMKA New Handle Collaboration with Enclosure OEM Demonstrates Switchable Lock Mechanism

Long-term collaboration bears fruit in the enclosure world where EMKA announce their newly designed handle with changeable lock inserts for Italian control cabinet manufacturer MPGAMMA. - October 09, 2022 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

Enclosure Lock/Latch Wing Handles Ex-Stock Online and in Stainless Steel from FDB Panel Fittings

Enclosure hardware specialists FDB Panel Fittings now offer high quality quarter-turn lock/latches at their online store in wing format. This convenient wing handle or wing knob design facilitates improved manual operation on small, e.g. wall mounting enclosures, or may be used in pairs for larger... - September 30, 2022 - FDB Panel Fittings

New Dirak Hinged Recessed Handle from FDB Panel Fittings

The new Dirak Hinged Recessed Handle available from FDB Panel Fittings is intended for use in applications such as the construction of specialist road and rail vehicles. - September 28, 2022 - FDB Panel Fittings

Parts Life, Inc. and LC Engineers Increase Combine Capabilities in Engineering and Electro-Mechanical Manufacturing

Parts Life, Inc. has completed the integration of LC Engineers to provide full service electrical, electronic and component manufacturing to the Parts Life Family of Companies. This combination creates synergy within the small business aimed at serving the warfighter and U.S. taxpayer while... - September 03, 2022 - Parts Life, Inc.

Quarter Turn Enclosure Locks from FDB Panel Fittings Now Assembled by Rocfast and Available Online

The FDB Online store now includes a full assembly provision to supplement the standard component offering of quarter turn locks to IP65/67. This FDB Rocfast service ensures that customer locks are correctly assembled to ease and speed installation of enclosure and cabinet doors, during production... - August 30, 2022 - FDB Panel Fittings

Mould Making at EMKA for Injection Moulding of Plastics and Metals

EMKA recently announced that they are one of the top three mould makers in Europe – producing 900 moulds a year for plastic injection, e.g. polyamide/glass and Grivery, as well as zinc and aluminium die casting. This is especially of interest to UK companies because of the many advantages to... - August 21, 2022 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

IP65 Spanner Locks Now Ex-Stock from FDB Online Store

IP65 Spanner locks are offered ex-stock from the FDB Online store in 3mm, 5mm, 7mm and 8mm sizes to signify the size of the central pin in each case. Bodies are zinc die with chrome or black finish and cams are flat as standard but may be varied on request. - August 12, 2022 - FDB Panel Fittings

EMKA Expands Their Folding T Handle Range

EMKA’s folding T handle expanded range to IP65 now encompasses zinc die and stainless steel manually lockable units with high security automotive barrels, as well as a padlockable version and an electro-mechanical central locking system. - August 05, 2022 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

Bridge Handles Moulded and Stainless Steel Now Available Ex-Stock and Online from FDB Panel Fittings

FDB Panel Fittings now offer different configurations of Bridge handles ex-stock through their Online shop. - July 24, 2022 - FDB Panel Fittings

EMKA Develop Precision Fit Closure Technology for New Modular Control Cabinets from Robotics and Automation Group KUKA

KUKA is currently starting series production of their new modular control cabinets with parts supplied by EMKA. - July 21, 2022 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

Parts Life, Inc. Receives 100th Source Approval Request

Recently the Parts Life, Inc. Family of Companies received their 100th Source Approval Request (SAR). A Source Approval Request (SAR) package contains all of the Technical Data needed to demonstrate manufacturability to the same level of quality or better than the current Approved Source. Source... - July 13, 2022 - Parts Life, Inc.

Pinet Hinges with Parallelogram Links from the FDB Online Store

FDB Panel Fittings offer concealed, internal hinges from Pinet with parallelogram links as typically used in small cabinets or wall-mounted enclosures. These hinges are now available to buy from their online store. - July 01, 2022 - FDB Panel Fittings

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