Wisconsin Oven's blog - Manufacturing

Read about interesting topics in the industries we serve and current company events.

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Sleeping Soundly on Tempered Springs

Posted: Mar 16, 2018 | Categories: Manufacturing
If you slept like a dream on your mattress last night, it may in part be due to the heat treatment of the springs in your mattress. Mattress springs are tempered during their manufacturing process. For this month’s blog we will start by discussing the history of the mattress and how it developed into using springs for comfort. Then we will talk about why springs are tempered and how the tempering process effects the steel. Sleeping on the cold, hard ground has always been terribly uncomfortable. People began sleeping on primitive beds about 10,000 years ago, during the Neolithic period

Eco-Friendly Industries Provide Sustainability

Posted: Apr 10, 2017 | Categories: Manufacturing
April 22, Earth Day, is a day devoted to increasing awareness of the need for environmental protection. Some of the industries that Wisconsin Oven serves are environmentally focused. Molded Fiber Industry The recovery and reuse of resourceful/valuable materials such as paper products is essential to environmental sustainability. Wisconsin Oven manufactures Paper Pulp Drying Conveyor Ovens for the Molded Fiber Industry. The Molded Fiber Industry uses recycled paper pulp to manufacture packaging material for a wide range of uses such as drink carriers, carry out containers, shipping cartons, and more. The environmentally friendly products are made of 100% recycled materials making

Wisconsin Oven Industry Overview

Posted: Mar 14, 2017 | Categories: Manufacturing
Since 1973, Wisconsin Oven has been supplying industrial ovens and to manufacturers around the world. We are extremely proud of how many products are processed in our industrial ovens, and how those products play a part in your daily lives. From something as small as bedsprings inside the mattress you sleep and the wrinkle free clothes you put on to the contact lenses you wear--these are just some of the items made possible with industrial ovens. Industrial ovens, heat-treating ovens, and conveyor ovens are all used to process products around the world. Spindle conveyor ovens are used to cure the

National Energy Awareness Month

Posted: Oct 25, 2016 | Categories: Aerospace, Automotive, Composite Manufacturing, Composites, Energy, Engineering, Industrial Ovens, Manufacturing, Powder Coating
Energy is the driving force of most modern day conveniences and technology. As technological advances continue so does our need for energy. In 2011, each U.S. citizen used 313 million British Thermal Units (Btu) of energy and since then, this number has continued to increase. Energy sources such as fossil fuels have a limited supply. As human use of energy continues to increase it is critical that more and more energy saving initiatives are taken. As we look towards future generations, it is especially important to reduce the use of our natural resources now. As we continue to educate society

Inspiring the Future Generation of Manufacturing

Posted: Oct 06, 2016 | Categories: Aerospace, Automotive, Composite Manufacturing, Composites, Engineering, Industrial Ovens, Manufacturing, Powder Coating
The beginning of US manufacturing dates back to 1785 when the first automated flour mill was created. As the years progressed, so did the machinery. By the 1850s, American manufacturing was using interchangeable parts and mechanization which led to the first manufactured automobile coming off the assembly line in 1908. The automobile industry of the early 1900’s initiated the growth of manufacturing for several decades to come. Fast forward to today and the manufacturing industry hasn’t slowed down yet. There are countless industries that rely on manufacturing. The industry is a solid career choice for people of all skill and

2016 Promises to Be Another Great Year at WOC

Posted: Jan 20, 2016 | Categories: Aerospace, Automotive, Composite Manufacturing, Engineering, Industrial Ovens, Manufacturing, Powder Coating
At Wisconsin Oven we are always on the go, attending many trade shows and conferences throughout the year. We highly value attending because both give us the opportunity to network with industry professionals. They also allow us to show how our versatile products meet the needs of a wide range of applications. In 2016, we will continue our travels and our first stop is quickly approaching! On February 8th-10th we will be heading to California for AeroDef® Manufacturing 2016, located at the Long Beach Convention Center. Aerospace and defense industries rely heavily on materials that require heat treating, composite curing

Wisconsin Oven Gains West Coast Manufacturing Capabilities

Posted: Mar 02, 2016 | Categories: Aerospace, Automotive, Composite Manufacturing, Engineering, Industrial Ovens, Manufacturing, Powder Coating
We are pleased to announce the addition of a new West Coast manufacturing facility which will allow us to better serve our customers in the surrounding areas. Wisconsin Oven Corporation has always served customers on the West Coast from their Wisconsin facility but at times that has caused delays in service due to travel time and increased freight costs. The new facility will provide current and future customers on the West Coast with quicker service and shipping at lower costs. What Does the New Facility Mean for West Coast Customers? • Lower Freight Costs – Manufacturing capabilities on the West

Championship Culture at Wisconsin Oven, Part II: Employees Tell All

Posted: Mar 23, 2016 | Categories: Composite Manufacturing, Engineering, Industrial Ovens, Manufacturing, Secrets of Success
Last month we wrote our first blog post on the Championship Culture here at Wisconsin Oven. Heath at Maddox Industrial gave us a beautiful testimonial on both our ovens and company culture – a mentality of the “WOW” factor in which we all like to embrace. Today, we look towards our internal team of employees to discuss what Championship Culture means to them as an integral part of the WOC team. Jeff, a sales engineer at WOC, described what culture means to him. When asked about what the most important thing a company can do to keep their employees happy