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Waste and Recycle

  • Waste and Recycle

    Waste and Recycle

    February 24, 2017

    Successful Application Story Grand Rapids Metrology contacted a large company in the waste and recycling industry. Their business focused on compacting and disposing waste with an interesting idea to improve their processes. GRM noticed that they were manually weighing their trucks through operator interactions which was a slow and inefficient method. The company generally ran […]

  • Manufacturing

    Manufacturing

    February 24, 2017

    Successful Application Story A long-term customer reached out to Grand Rapids Metrology in need of a replacement for an old belt scale that had failed. This large company manufactured automotive parts, such as crank shafts, and utilized GRM’s calibration services for many years. This particular company had their belt scale enclosed in a tunnel, causing […]

  • Food and Beverage

    Food and Beverage

    February 24, 2017

    Successful Application Story A Michigan food producer came to Grand Rapids Metrology with a need for a more accurate scale system of sorting, grading and weighing incoming vegetable product for production. The farmers delivering the raw ingredient are paid by the grade and weight of their product, making accuracy of utmost importance. Grand Rapids Metrology […]

  • Automotive

    Automotive

    February 24, 2017

    Successful Application Story An automotive, quality control, tech center located in Auburn Hills, Michigan contacted Grand Rapids Metrology through our customer service portal and set up an appointment to discuss their measurement needs. The company is internationally known and is responsible for producing automotive parts and vehicles while reducing the chance for error that would […]

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    February 24, 2017

    Successful Application Story Grand Rapids Metrology designed a custom automated system for a Michigan flour production company to load trucks with packaged product. The scale system allows a preset load weight to be entered, then dispenses the exact amount into each truck. Each load is recorded and documented into the company’s software system. This new […]

  • Pharmaceutical

    Pharmaceutical

    February 9, 2017

    Successful Application Story With the help of Grand Rapids Metrology’s technically experienced sales and application support team, a national pharmaceutical company was able to strategically place over 100 pieces of measurement equipment throughout their manufacturing and packaging process. Our top quality equipment ensures complete accuracy at every stage of production, from ingredient batching, to quality […]

  • Aggregate

    Aggregate

    February 9, 2017

    Successful Application Story A Michigan-based asphalt company came to Grand Rapids Metrology needing a weighing solution to their unique application. They wanted to increase accuracy of their asphalt-loading system while reducing processing time. Grand Rapids Metrology partnered with leading scale supplier, Thurman Scale, to design a quality scale system fitted to the company’s heavy-duty needs. […]

  • Medical

    Medical

    February 9, 2017

    Successful Application Story After expanding our calibration lab and accreditations, Grand Rapids Metrology’s scope was larger than ever which enabled us to enter new industries, such as the medical field. GRM contacted one of the largest health care systems in the Midwest. They sought to comply with new regulations set forth by the CDC/MDHHS that […]

  • Chemical

    Chemical

    February 9, 2017

    Successful Application Story After having difficulties with their current supplier’s pricing, a solvent based chemical company contacted Grand Rapids Metrology in hopes to have their weights certified. They produce glue solvents in large batches that are used in the automotive industry. Their processes require a variety of material that need to be weighed precisely in […]

  • Aerospace

    Aerospace

    February 9, 2017

    Successful Application Story After coming into contact with an aerospace parts manufacturer, Grand Rapids Metrology introduced the company to our capabilities regarding vision systems. The company has operations throughout the nation including Muskegon, Michigan. Before Grand Rapids Metrology’s intervention, the customer used optical comparators to inspect their parts as well as hand tools and hard […]