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Precision Measurement Case Studies

Cross works with companies to provide expertise in development of solutions for a variety processes. We have worked on projects such as quality process improvement, waste reduction, process efficiency, and even medical research.

Our team works directly with quality managers, plant managers, and research and development teams at these companies to report on improvements in processes. Our goal with each case study is to track and research how our developed solution benefits or improves the process it was designed for. Take a look at some of the case studies gathered from projects where our team has implemented solutions for our customers:

When a utility provider in Tennessee needed software for their flow measurement bench, they came to J.A. King for help. They had purchased their benches only a year before but quickly realized that the costs to keep them operational using the manufacturer’s software would be significant. J.A. King was already providing regular calibration services for …

Case Study: Custom Test Software for Tennessee Utility Provider Read More »

The precision measurement group at Cross provides a chemical manufacturer with a low-cost alternative to a truck scale A chemical company was filling tankers using flow meters and then having them drive onto a truck scale to ensure they were properly filled. While this process worked, there were some issues. If the tanker was found …

Application Note: Low Cost Truck Scale Alternative for Chemical Manufacturer Read More »

Technimark, a manufacturer of high-value injection-molded packaging and components, works with some of the most recognizable brands to create rigid plastic solutions for healthcare, consumer packaging, and even industrial applications. The team at Technimark partners with their customers to take designs from the idea stage, through engineering, production, and finally quality testing. Their Asheboro, NC …

Case Study: Custom Fixtures Improve Efficiency for Technimark Read More »

An automotive transmission manufacturer discovered an issue related to the surface finish on parts that they received from one of their suppliers. A small percentage of the parts were too rough, an issue that could have caused serious warranty issues.  The supplier had a roughly one week lead time to produce a new batch. This …

Application Note: Inspection Services Create Immediate ROI for Transmission Manufacturer Read More »

Craven County Wood Energy is a North Carolina based company on the cutting edge of new energy technology. They wood products, or biomass, in order to generate and sell electric power. Although Craven County is thriving, they faced several problems resulting from weather inconsistencies and equipment limitations. Biomass is a highly variable material that fluctuates …

Case Study: Craven County Wood Energy – Automated Multi-Truck Scale Read More »

DHM Adhesives is a developer and manufacturer of environmentally safe hotmelt adhesives. The company manufactures a variety of pelletized hotmelts that are distributed throughout the United States and internationally. Employing top level chemists and holding multiple patents, DHM prides themselves on creating innovative adhesive technology solutions of the highest quality to enhance their customer’s business. …

Case Study: J.A. King Improves Quality and Reduces Downtime for DHM Adhesives Read More »

Ingredion’s facility in Winston-Salem, North Carolina takes raw corn and processes it into liquid sweeteners. It is both ISO 9001 and FSSC 2200 accredited and therefore its quality system undergoes frequent audits. The quality group performs both in-process and finished product measurements, using all types of equipment, including HPLCs, balances, vacuum ovens, protein analyzers and …

Case Study: J.A. King Helps Ingredion Avoid 14 Potential Audit Findings Read More »

Sutherland Products is a boutique manufacturer of commercial and household cleaning products located in Mayodan, North Carolina.  The company is best known for its Charlie’s Soap brand of laundry detergents and cleaning products, which combine effective cleaning and low environmental impact.  From its origins in the Piedmont Triad area, the company has grown to distribute …

Case Study: Charlie’s Soap Automated Batching System Read More »

Commonwealth Brands is part of the Imperial Tobacco Group and a long-time J.A. King customer.  The company produces the Malibu, USA Gold and Sonoma cigarette brands, among others, as well as loose cigarette tobacco and cigarette tubes in their Reidsville, NC facility. Commonwealth recently launched their Organisational Excellence Programme, or OEP, a continuous improvement initiative …

Case Study: Scale System Helps Commonwealth Brands Reduce Waste Read More »

Lindy’s Homemade Italian Ice manufactures thirteen flavors of high quality, traditional Italian ice and high protein frozen desserts in their corporate headquarters in Charlotte, NC. The company operates a 50,000 square foot refrigerated warehouse, maintained at a constant 0°F and capable of storing up to 2,300 pallets. Lindy’s shares this space with a subsidiary, Christie’s …

Case Study: Lindy’s Ice Remote Temperature Monitoring System Read More »

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J.A. King is Now Part of Cross Company!

Still offering the same world class customer service since 1939, J.A. King is now a part of the Cross Company family. This means our customers have even more support as our capability continues to grow. As always, reach out to our team if you have any questions, and take a look at all we now have to offer! Interested in a quote?