Industrial Newsletter Archive

Brady Systems Industrial Newsletter archive

Welcome to Brady System’s Industrial Newsletter Archive. Below are links to our archived Industrial eNewsletter’s and market specific eBlast.  These eNewsletters and eBlast cover a wide range of subjects related to the weighing industry including new products, regulations, and customer success stories. eNewsletters and eBlast are added to this page as they are published.

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2018

eBlast:

Vehicle
  • March – This edition featured articles on the cost of owning a truck scale, an overview of the new galvanized steel option for vehicle scales, and an article on the risk of purchasing a vehicle scale without a comprehensive warranty.

2017

eNewsletters:

  • March – This edition featured articles on the new METTLER TOLEDO ACT350 weighing transmitter, an article on how calibration can prevent financial losses, a customer story on how the PDX load cells helped reduce maintenance cost for Commonwealth Cotton, and a Did You Know update story on weighing elephants.
  • May – This edition featured articles on the METTLER TOLEDO PBK and PFK high precision scales, a customer story on how FormWeigh.net software helped the Flying Meatball Market with traceability, a Did You story on the Yoctogram, and a service story on how the InTouch software in selected terminals can help prevent downtime.
  • August – This edition featured the introduction of the ACM350 Bluetooth adapter, a Did You Know story on calibration, an article on weighing devices and the role they will play in Industry 4.0 and a customer story on how a Spanish company used the ICS scale line to speed up packaging.
  • November – This edition featured METTLER TOLEDO’s money-saving VFS120 forklift scale, a customer story on how Victorinox uses moisture analyzers to ensure quality of their iconic Swiss Army knife, a short article on how to optimize calibration efforts with a risk-based approach, and a Did You Know story on how many pounds of food we eat at the Thanksgiving holiday.

eBlast:

Discrete
  • January – This edition featured articles on how the German company imf uses the ICS685 for packaging sensors, a feature on the new Collect+ scale management software, and a look at the day in the life of a scale technician.

 

Food
  • September – This edition featured articles on the METTLER TOLEDO PFA569lift floor scale, a customer story on how Glenmorangie uses FreeWeigh.Net to control bottling of Scotch Whiskey, and a feature on the changes coming with the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act.

 

Pharmaceutical
  • July – This edition featured a video on how the ICS scale family works for the pharmaceutical business, an article on how GWP can help you pass your audit, and a customer story on how hazardous weight equipment helped an Indian pharmaceutical automate its record keeping.

 

Vehicle
  • April – This edition featured articles on preventing fraud at your scale using METTLER TOLEDO DataBridge MS software, a customer story on how upgrading load cells saved money and ended downtime, and a story on how empirical testing proves the durability of METTLER TOLEDO’s weighbridges.
  • June – This edition featured articles on digital vs analog load cells and how digital cells give you better performance, how to reduce vehicle scale cost of ownership with a better warranty, and a customer story on weigh-in-motion rail scales.

2016

No newsletters were issued.

2015

eNewsletters:

  • February – This edition featured articles on the Brady Systems/CoachMePlus partnership and how it helped the Buffalo Sabres, a story on the BTA261 pallet truck scale, a customer story on Ravnihar and how they use the ICS685 scale, and a Did You Know story on Brady Systems Industrial sales staff.
  • May – This edition featured articles on using color weight displays to speed up package completeness control, a Did You Know on environmental effects on high precision weighing, the introduction of the METTLER TOLEDO IND570 terminal, and a manufacturing story on how the WMS weigh module is used in producing solar cells.
  • September – This edition featured articles on using METTLER TOLEDO’s floor scales to weigh elephants, the introduction of new high precision bases, the PBK and the PFK, an information piece on counting scale accuracy, and a Did You Know story on the difference between accuracy and resolution.

 

Chemical
  • January – This edition featured articles on calibrating scales, the ICS466x hazardous area terminal introduction, and a white paper on maximizing uptime and overall effectiveness.
  • April – This edition featured an article and video on the new SWB605 PowerMount Weigh modules, an article on why you should choose Brady Systems as your service provider, a floor scale selection tip guide, and a link to a free Hazardous Area Safety Competence guide.

 

Food
  • October – This edition featured a customer story on automated weighing and filling, a product feature and video on the METTLER TOLEDO moisture analyzers, and an article and link on a new product lost prevention guide.

 

Pharmaceutical
  • July – This edition featured an article on the new METTLER TOLEDO IND890SQC terminal, a white paper on cross-contamination and how scales can help you stay compliant, and a customer story on why the Spain-based Reig Jofre Group chose METTLER TOLEDO to help build weighing area fully compliant with U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations.

 

Vehicle
  • March – This edition featured articles on how an informed decision making process can save you future maintenance dollars, a story on how relying on legal tolerance can cost you money, and a customer story on how a new truck scale with POWERCELL PDX load cells saved on maintenance dollars and downtime.  
  • June – This edition featured articles on the METTLER TOLEDO IND9U Unattended Weighing Terminal for vehicle scales, a white paper on understanding ratings and specifications on truck scale weighbridges,  a customer story on Littlejohn Grain and how the PDX upgrade kits helped them save time and money.  Also included was information on a weighbridge upgrade program that could earn you a large discount when you upgrade your load cell system to Powercell PDX load cells.  Offer expires on 12/31/2015

2014

eNewsletters:

  • February – This edition featured articles on the new ICS241 counting/basic weighing scale, a customer story on the ICS445 counting scale, a did you know on weight classes, and an announcement regarding Brady Systems appointment of a new Vice President.
  • May – This edition featured articles on the new ICS226 compact checkweigher, a customer story on the benefits of colorWeight® technology, a did you know on scale history, and service piece on planning for scale obsolescence in environments where scales are critical to the manufacturing process.
  • September – This edition featured a customer story on how SMC uses the mobile counting scales to increase efficiencies, an overview of a portion of the METTLER TOLEDO floor scale line, a Did You Know? on how humidity effects load cells, and an announcement on a vehicle scale weighbridge upgrade program.
  • December – This edition featured a customer story on how Goya Foods reduced overfilling cost by 20 percent, a product story on the ICS231 bench scale, a Did You Know? on how snowfall can affect vehicle scales, and a link to a video presentation series, “Good Weighing Practices in Modern Industry”.

eBlast:

Chemical
  • JanuaryThis edition features a video on the IND780 batching controller, a story on how Handygas of York, PA uses the IND560x in a custom cylinder scale, and an article on intrinsically safe weighing solutions. It also includes an offer for a free METTLER TOLEDO guide on hazardous weighing equipment.
  • April – This edition features the customer story, “Blending accuracy Using the IND780Batch”, an article on the IND131/331 scale terminals, an article on the new MultiMount weigh module safety features, and a discount coupon for 10% off your order (expires 6/30/14).

 

 Discrete
  • November – This edition features a customer story on how TRW Automotive uses the WMS weigh modules for high precision weighing, a product story on using printers with counting scale and scale terminals, and a service story on how GWP Recommendation for Counting can help you pick the right scale for your counting application.

 

 Food
  • October – This edition features a customer story on how Heavy Seas craft brewery uses the Ringmount load cells, an article on the ICS449 hygienic checkweighing scale, a white paper on package quality control using SQC, and a link to a free webinar on increasing operational efficiency with high performance weighing, measuring and inspection solutions and services.

 

 Pharmaceutical
  • July – This edition features an article on Quality by Design and how weighing can contribute, a video on Good Weighing Practices, an article on sanitary floor scales, and a drawing for a copy of DICTIONARY OF WEIGHING TERMS. (Drawing on 8/8/14)

 

Vehicle
  • March – This edition features an article on the new DataBridge SS scale house software, a video on how METTLER TOLEDO makes its truck scales, a customer story on how the efficiency of METTLER’s truck scales, and an offer for a free Truck Scale Buying Guide.
  • June – This edition features articles on truck scale deck construction, a customer story on decision making for small businesses purchasing truck scales, an article on the IND246 as a vehicle scale terminal, and a link to a free webinar on understanding vehicle scale accuracy.

2013

eNewsletters:

  • February – This edition featured a video on the new ICS5 counting scale line.  Articles included pieces on Brady System’s going paperless, a customer story on emergency services, and a link to the 2013 edition of NIST Handbook 44.
  • May – This edition featured articles on gravity’s effect on weighing, the PTA U shaped scales and BTA221 pallet jack scales, the new IND780 virtual terminal, and a customer story featuring the IND465 Smart+ terminal.
  • September – This edition featured a video on the new SWB505 Multimount Weigh Module.  Articles included information on scale classes, how to calibrate tanks without weights, and a customer story on using load cells in OEM equipment.
  • November – This edition featured a video and article on the METTLER TOLEDO IND780batch terminal.  Articles included information on Measurement Uncertainty, customer story on how the PDX load cell can help control maintenance cost and, introduction of the IND231 and IND236 weighing terminals.

eBlast:

Discrete Manufacturing
  • April – This edition included articles on integrated counting solutions, WMS weigh modules, and customized labels.
  • July – This edition included articles on how to automate your counting task, automating scale data collection, the IND246 scale terminal, and a drawing for an Apple iPad2™ (good through December 2013)

 

Vehicle
  • July – This edition featured a video on how PDX® load cells are made, the introduction of Brady System’s new heavy capacity test truck, an article on PDX load cell diagnostics, and a free guide, Straight Talk About Your Next Truck Scale.
  • October – This edition features a video on PDX® conversion kits, a customer story on how upgrading their truck and rail scales to PDX® load cells saved them money and gave them more reliable scales, an article on the accuracy of the PDX® load cells, and an offer for a free Truck Scale Buying Guide.

 

Food & Beverage
  • July – This edition featured articles on the Jel Sert Company using FormWeight.Net®, hygienic floor scales, food regulatory compliance, and an offer for a free Food Regulatory Guide.
  • December – This edition featured articles on the IND560fillplus terminal, video on the ICS hygienic bench scales, customer story on how Meals de Colombia uses checkweighers in their production line, and an offer for a free food Regulatory Guide.

 

Pharmaceutical
  • October – This edition featured articles on Good Weighing Practice, the new METTLER TOLEDO MultiMount weigh modules, and a video on USP Chapter 41 & 1251 revisions.
  • December – This edition featured articles on hazardous area weighing solutions, advanced formulation solutions using FreeWeigh.NET, and GMP Vial Filling.

2012

eNewsletters:

  • February – This edition featured articles on the shift test (eccentric load test), how counting scales can save you money, Brady System’s service offerings, and a video on how METTLER TOLEDO floor scales are made.
  • May – This edition featured articles on scale linearity, the FormWeigh® dispensing & formulation system, de-mystifying scale resolution, and a customer story about emergency service at 1:00 am in the morning.
  • October – This edition featured articles on the introduction of Brady System’s new website, TLS/SSL protocols for websites, and an Apple iPad® contest (completed November 2012).

 

eBlast:

Discrete Manufacturing
  • May – This edition featured links to a Best Practices in Piece Counting webinar and a free overfilling cost calculator. Articles included counting scale documentation and piece weight deviation.
  • August – This edition featured a free ColorWeight® value calculator, and articles on the ICS 4X9 over/under checkweigher, and a customer counting scale application story.

 

Food & Beverage
  • April – This edition featured articles on hygienic designed food scales, the ICS4X9 bench scale, a video the hygienic design of the ICS scale family, and an offer for a free Food Regulatory Guide.
  • June – This edition featured articles on how weighing devices can help you with traceability, how to control batching with the IND780batch, a free Food Regulatory Guide, and a registration link for the June 2012 Food Safety Exchange.

 

2011

eNewsletters:

  • February – This edition was our very first newsletter.  It featured articles on the IND560 and IND560x, ISO17025 scale calibration services, and a link to the 2011 HB44.
  • April – This edition featured articles on scale accuracy vs. resolution, the PUA679 floor scale, Good Weighing Practice™ or GWP, and a customer story on how the IND780 allows them to increase inventory accuracy.
  • July – This edition featured articles on the international prototype kilogram, the IND560 and Virtual 560, scale calibration frequency, and the VFS220 forklift scale.
  • October – This edition featured articles on IP ratings, the new METTLER TOLEDO ICS bench scale line, a customer story on controlling costly ingredients using a scale and software solution, and an overview of Brady System’s scale services.

 

eBlast:

Food & Beverage
  • March – This edition featured articles on HACCP Compliance and how scales can be used for establishing and monitoring critical limits, automating data capture using a simple statistical printer, a link to a free SQC guide, and a video on FormWeigh.Net software.
  • June – This edition featured a video on METTLER TOLEDO, articles on the BBK462rem scale, colorWeigh® scales, Good Weighing Practices, and a link to a webinar on increasing productivity with high performance weighing & measuring.

 

Pharmaceuticals
  • June – This edition featured articles on a free statistical quality control guide, GMP’s best practice with in-process quality control solutions, and the SQC14 printer.
  • September – This edition featured articles on Good Weighing Practice™, using scales to automate the sampling process, and a link to a free webinar on METTLER TOLEDO’s statistical quality control software FreeWeigh.Net.

 

Vehicle
  • September – This edition featured articles on Powercell® PDX® accuracy, Overdrive® vehicle scale software, and a vehicle scale comparison tool.
  • November – This edition featured articles on lightning protection for vehicle scales, METTLER TOLEDO vehicle scale conversion kits, a video on the module masher – a vehicle scale tester, and free RIO calculator on vehicle scale downtime.