5 Reasons Slideways Works for OEMs with In-House Machining

Mar 4, 2024 11:16:00 AM / by Slideways, Inc. posted in industry, machined, conveyor systems, plastic supplier, custom plastic fabrication, News


Slideways is a valuable partner even for those OEMs with in-house machining capabilities.

Many of our customers have extensive machine shops. So why is Slideways machining their plastic parts? It’s a few things that add up to a better solution for our customers.

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Unpacking Pack-Expo: 4 Observations and a Bonus!

Oct 3, 2023 11:12:16 AM / by Slideways, Inc. posted in insider, industry, conveyor systems, News


1. Planned Maintenance Program

We asked several customers if they had a planned maintenance program, and the main response was… 

Yes, but If it's not broken, we don’t shut our lines down to fix it
Yes, but we aren’t as proactive as we should be
Yes, but we fix some things but not others
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Unpacking Tom's 4 Takeaways (+ 1 Bonus Takeaway) from PackExpo

Nov 8, 2022 12:39:45 PM / by Slideways, Inc. posted in insider, industry, conveyor systems, News


PackExpo International 2022 was a great success for Slideways and the Packaging Machinery industry. With masks and social distancing behind us, it was so nice to share a smile and a handshake with visitors to the Slideways booth. Component suppliers and machinery OEMs pulled out all the stops with extensive booths showing their products and machines loaded with the latest technology.

Here are 4 observations from the show.

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Four Takeaways from Pack Expo Las Vegas 2021

Oct 19, 2021 4:03:23 PM / by Slideways, Inc. posted in industry, News


Pack Expo 2021 was an excellent experience for me and the rest of the Slideways team. After over a year of being locked down, it was energizing to interact in person. Though Slideways exhibited in the 2020 Virtual Pack Expo, it was missing the spontaneity that comes with a face-to-face conversation. This year at Pack Expo, casual chats lead to discussions of opportunities that would have likely been missed during a virtual meeting.

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Exhibiting Vital Conveyor Components at PackExpo 2021

Aug 19, 2021 3:36:21 PM / by Slideways, Inc. posted in News


Exhibiting Conveyor Components at PackExpo 2021

Slideways will be exhibiting at PackExpo 2021 in Las Vegas on September 27-29. The Slideways booth will feature a full range of UHMW extruded profiles and guide rails in addition to other materials that meet FDA, USDA, and pharmaceutical requirements. Examples of Slideways’ custom CNC machining capability of plastic materials will also be on display.

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