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ANTICIPATING YOUR WEAR PLATE NEEDS

How many of your vendors are passionate about minimizing your wear issues and problems?   If you have to think about your answer, they do not deserve your business.Controlling your wear issues is the only reason JADCO exists.JADCO representatives focus on the details of your greatest wear challenges, by looking...

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SYMPTOMS VS DISEASES

SYMPTOMS VS. DISEASES

In previous articles, we have pointed out how JADCO salespeople approach solving our customer’s wear problems differently than other steel salespeople.  Frequently,in discussions, a comparison is made to a doctor scheduling surgery even before completing a thorough examination of the patient. The best illustration of the difference between symptoms and...

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Break out of your comfort zone

BREAK OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE

At times in order to have a breakthrough, it is necessary to break something. Frequently what is needed most is breaking out of your own comfort zone. Most people are creatures of habit and applications.  When their wear-resistant steel wears out, the standard procedure is to reorder what we used last time. This brings...

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Mistakes Blog

3 COMMON MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN INSTALLING CHROME CARBIDE WEAR PLATE

Chrome Carbide Overlay (CCO) Wear Plate, made by machine welding hard facing on a mild steel base plate, is normally the best choice for combating abrasion applications. Have you previously had difficulty using CCO wear plate? Evaluating our customer/client comments over many years, we know most issues can be traced back...

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BE BUDGET SMART

THE VALUE OF UNEQUAL DOLLARS IN THE RESULTS ECONOMY

 Most people look at their Maintenance Budget as if every "paper bill" has the same value. That is not the case. The money you spend to repair or rebuild your industrial equipment does not have the same value.  "While the paper and ink are virtually the same, the value of the...

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MAINTENANCE OUTAGES

SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE OUTAGES

Every manufacturing company schedules time for annual maintenance shutdowns. Many organizations call these an "outage," to make required repairs and take preventative action to avoid emergency equipment failures. "Even the best equipment needs scheduled repairs periodically." This statement was brought to mind two days ago, after seeing the recent television broadcast...

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Happy Birthday America

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA

For many, this may just be another Monday. For those of us in the United States of America; it is certainly a reason to celebrate. When you consider all the advancements in the past 246 years, the great men pictured on Mount Rushmore could not possibly imagine the remarkable innovations...

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Wear Evalution

USING A WEAR EVALUATION PROCESS

JADCO client/customers recognize we do things differently than other wear-resistant steel vendors.  One major difference is we partner with our customers, and implement our Wear Evaluation Process.  "If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing." Dan Sullivan’s Law of Process  The...

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Make Your Equipment Better

HOW TO MAKE YOUR EQUIPMENT BETTER

You have a lot of money, time, and sweat equity invested in your production equipment.  Whether it’s new equipment, or if it’s well-piled and has seen several seasons, you need to constantly do what you can to maximize and improve your uptime and equipment longevity. The wear plates in your...

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Wear Plate Buyer Beware

WEAR PLATE BUYER BEWARE

The wear steel industry has plenty of order takers who will promise you a wear solution without concern if it fits your application or not.  It doesn’t take you long to discover if the products you invested in will actually solve your problem, or only continue to prolong your...

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Not Working

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR WEAR PLATE ISN’T WORKING

Our most profitable customers have several traits in common, especially in documenting their test results. They also know when to drop things after testing shows that it is not delivering better results.  You know what they say..."The best way to get out of a hole is to stop digging...

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Partner with JADCO

PARTNERING WITH JADCO

Our valued customers/clients often see a domino effect of positive results when they partner with JADCO.As you may or may not know, every client that partners with JADCO will spend much less time replacing their AR400, AR450 or AR500 wear plate; that is a given fact. It is why...

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LEARN ABOUT OUR PRODUCTS

'WEAR' WE ARE GOING

LEARN ABOUT JADCO'S FUTURE

We are always talking with our customers about the wear and impact challenges they face in doing business.

Each industry has unique challenges to overcome when it comes to moving and manipulating products. While our experienced sales and fabrication teams have seen alot, they have not seen it all. Now, with supply chain issues, there are even more challenges to overcome, keeping machines running optimally , and in some cases, running at all. We recently started selling Wall Ties, to fill a void in the concrete industry. Is there something your team is having trouble finding?
If so, talk with a JADCO professional.