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Invention, Innovation and Manufacturing in the 2012 Elections

[ CLICK HERE ] to read our latest edition of "Watch, Read, Listen, Do," this time about "Invention, Innovation and Manufacturing in the 2012…

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Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on October 24, 2012 at 9:35am — No Comments

A Three-Part 'Coffee Chat' With a Guided Motion Expert

We recently spent time with one of our applications engineers, Dan Fletcher, to go over some basic info about choosing and sizing our DualVee linear bearings. That conversation turned into a three-part series we shared on our blog. We invite you to check it out!

Part I: Spec'ing a Guide Wheel

PRECISION AND SPEED are two factors are critical when choosing what linear guide system works best for your needs. Many other factors have to be taken into…

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Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on October 10, 2012 at 10:43am — No Comments

New Linear Bearing Offering — Latest Addition to the MadeWell Line of Guided Motion Components

We're proud to announce the latest addition to the MadeWell® product line: The Radial Wheel, a bearing designed for specified radial loading conditions.

Radial Wheels are an economical solution for when an application where the center of mass can be located close to the center line of the guide wheel. It's a wheel with a more specific purpose in mind than one with equal axial and radial capacities. 

Learn more on our …

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Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on June 4, 2012 at 4:36pm — No Comments

Meet Our Engineering Interns, Shail and Naasik

Some fresh faces joined us this month at Bishop-Wisecarver! Everyone, meet our two new engineering interns, Shail and Naasik. The marketing department got a boost too in the form of Eleanor, an intern who'll help us with our communications and branding efforts.

We established the new internship programs to keep up with the steady growth of our company…

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Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on May 30, 2012 at 3:17pm — No Comments

We're Hiring! Looking for an Engineer, Sales Managers and a Sales Territory Manager

Bishop-Wisecarver — inventor of the DualVee Guide Wheel Technology and industry leader in guided motion products — continues to grow, and we're adding to our sales force and engineering department to keep up with our progress. Check out our Careers page online to read the job descriptions and apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on May 16, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

INFOGRAPHIC: A Brief Look at the 2012 FIRST Robotics Competition

Check out our latest infographic — this time about one of our favorite organizations!

We would post the image right here, but it's taking too long to upload! Click through to download it straight from our website.

Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on May 4, 2012 at 10:20am — 3 Comments

We're accepting applications for our paid internship program!

Bishop-Wisecarver just announced the launch of a paid engineering and manufacturing internship program, which starts this summer.

[ CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ]…

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Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on April 18, 2012 at 10:57am — No Comments

The Chain Gang: All About Chain-Actuated Linear Guides

Solve our Motion Monday challenge to win a prize ... [ CLICK HERE ]

Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on March 27, 2012 at 8:05am — No Comments

Balls Screw vs. Lead Screw — Compared and Contrasted

Haven't seen our latest infographic? It's definitely worth a glance ...

http://www.bwc.com/linear-motion-infographics.vp.html?WT.mc_id=EngEx

Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on February 29, 2012 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Linear Motion Technology in Woodworking CNC Machines

A lot of CNC machines use up to 100 DualVee guide wheels and the track to match. We talked to one of our design engineers about why and how in today's "Coffee Chat."

http://bwcnews.blogspot.com/2012/02/linear-guide-wheels-and-track-for.html

Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on February 24, 2012 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Hey New York, Did You See People Flying Over Your Skyline?

We can tell you who/what they were in today's tweets of the week post! 

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Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on February 3, 2012 at 1:43pm — 1 Comment

Who Was Your Mentor?

January is National Mentoring Month, so we caught up with Bishop-Wisecarver founder and inventor of the DualVee Guide Wheel Bud Wisecarver to ask him who he considers his greatest mentor. [ Here's what he told us ... ]…

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Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on January 31, 2012 at 9:01am — No Comments

We're Looking for an Engineer!

We're hiring, and one of the positions is for a Mechatronics Engineer. CLICK HERE to check out our career page and download the job description!

Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on January 17, 2012 at 2:24pm — No Comments

A Look Inside Dean Kamen's Home

We recently attended the kickoff for the FIRST Robotics Competition — a national event in which high school students design and build robots to compete in a sort of tech Olympics. It's an awesome program and we're proud to sponsor it! One thing we geeked out about, too, was that we got to talk to renowned inventor Dean Kamen — and even got a tour of his massive home.…

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Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on January 17, 2012 at 11:59am — No Comments

A Crossword Puzzle For All You Engineer Types

We just launched a new blog feature in celebration of a Twitter trend we follow: #MotionMonday. Ya'll should check it out, download it and email me if you need the answer key! Prizes may await you :)

[[ CHECK IT ]]…

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Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on January 16, 2012 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Using Rotary Motion Systems to Learn More About the Way We Walk

We just wrote about how some university researchers are using robotic hexapods to study human gait. Find out how by reading our blog here!…

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Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on January 13, 2012 at 3:08pm — No Comments

College Dropouts, China's Incredible Engineering Feats and Q&As with Manufacturing Salesmen

We're excited to share this week's roundup of notable news related to manufacturing, engineering, business, college education and a few other random tidbits. 

[ CHECK IT OUT HERE ]

Happy New Year from all of us here at Bishop-Wisecarver!…

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Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on January 6, 2012 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Year in Manufacturing, Another Earth-Sized Planet's Found and a Brief History of the Ugly Christmas Sweater

We added an extra five to our weekly top tweets wrap-up — consider it a holiday gift :)

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We got lots of cool news, links and other tidbits to keep you entertained. It's been a good year, everyone! See you on the other side!…

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Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on December 23, 2011 at 4:05pm — No Comments

On innovation, entrepreneurs and living the American Dream

Design World -- the ones who started Eng Ex -- held a contest recently that awarded a bunch of cash to a few inventors. Find out what the winning ideas were here!…

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Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on December 22, 2011 at 11:41am — No Comments

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