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What is QuickShip48? QuickShip48 is a new inventory program from Interface, Inc. that offers load cells, torque transducers, multi-axis sensors, indicators and signal conditioners from 37 product families in over 200 configurations with a 48 hour delivery promise. What products are included in the QuickShip48 Program?   Load Cells: 1200 LowProfile in 21 configurations 1500 LowProfile in ...
In January, Interface completed the move of our Machine Shop to a new and larger off-site location. Last month we gave a tour of the new facility to a group of visiting manufacturer’s representatives, who were all thoroughly impressed. The new location at 10,000 square feet is 20% larger than our previous on-site space, allowing us to expand to meet the increasing demand from our production ...
Jeff Kauf officially joined Interface on January 25th as the Eastern Territory Regional Sales Manager. He spent his first week on the job here in Scottsdale learning all about the company and what we've got up our sleeve for 2016. Jeff is from Horsham, PA and has over 35 years experience in electronincs sales, which includes passive and electro-mechanical electronics, semiconductors, sensors & ...
We had a blast on Friday, December 18, 2015 at Morten's Steak House. We played trivia, and bingo for prizes and ate some delicious food. Fun was had by all.
Yesterday we photographed this 15 Mega Newton Capacity Custom Column Load Cell as our team prepped the rig to calibrate it. After calibration it will be painted Interface Blue® and shipped to our global partner. 15 Mega Newtons converts to over 3.3M lbf! Just imagine the forces you could measure with that much capacity.This load cell is close to 5 ft tall and weighs as much as a mid-sized ...
Automotive Giant, General Motors, recently opened its new reduced scale wind tunnel at its Technical Center in Michigan. The $30M testing facility allows GM to test reduced-sized vehicles on a simulated road to accelerate and verify fuel-saving designs in the vehicle development process. With 35,000 square feet to use, GM can aerodynamically test clay models up to 40% of the scale of a full sized ...
A Spooky Good Time Employees here at Interface had a great Halloween get together that included; a pumpkin decorating contest, treat contests, and the occasional costume made for a great afternoon of fun!
The University of Arizona recently celebrated the newly renamed Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab, part of Steward Observatory and the College of Science, and casts the fourth of the Giant Magellan Telescope's (GMT) primary mirror segments. The mirror lab was renamed in honor of Interface's founder, Mr. Caris, who donated $20 million to the University to support their partnership in the construction of ...
If you answered YES, it might become a reality. Interface customer, Airbus, just patented a jet that could fly from London to New York in one hour. Can you imagine flying across the pond in one hour?! If you've never flown that route before, it normally takes a conventional airliner 7-8 hours. If that doesn't blow your mind away, Airbus thinks the patented hypersonic jet would be able to fly from ...
On Wednesday July 29th, we hosted our very first Homemade Salsa Challenge. Nine Interface employees accepted the challenge, hoping to win the $50 Visa Gift Card offered to the winner, but only one could take home the prize. After a blind vote, it was Yolanda from our Minis Production Department who beat out the competition for her delicious roasted red salsa. Congratulations Yolanda, and thanks to ...
Bell Helicopter recently announced the successful first flight of their new Bell 525 Relentless in Amarillo, TX. "The Bell 525 was announced at Heli-Expo in 2012, and we are proud to have achieved this milestone. We have diligently executed our schedule to design, develop, build and test the aircraft, and look forward to the next phase of flight testing as we work towards certification,” ...
On July 2nd we hosted our Independence Day Employee Appreciation Luncheon - IDEAL for short. Dickey's Barbeque Pit catered with lots of yummy food - including brisket, chicken, mac & cheese, cole slaw and potato salad. It may have been hot - be we hung out in the shade and stayed hydrated, with our beverages wrapped in complimentary patriotic coozies. We hope you and yours had an enjoyable 4th ...
When you think of today's robots in manufacturing, you're probably picturing large robotic arms swinging around uncontrollably. If you get too close you're probably going for a ride along with some pretty serious injuries. According to James Hagerty of The Wall Street Journal, a new generation of robots are on the way. Today's robots are smarter, more mobile, and more adaptable to their work ...
On Friday May 1st, all of Interface celebrated the retirement of Lee, who spent 31 years in our production department. We had an early Cinco de Mayo fiest to send her off, and company President Ted Haller was on hand to give her a proper fair well. Lee began her Interface journey on the assembly line and worked her way up to leading the gage manufacturing department. The work she did was integral ...
Unless you've been living under a rock, you're probably feeling the excitement and anticipation of the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie set to be released in theaters this December. If you can believe it, Star Wars dates all the way back to 1977. With that said, the creator himself, George Lucas had to reinvent the same type of on-screen technology that made Star Wars such a world-wide ...
Move over David Blaine! Make room for Hezi Dean. Dean, an illusionist and endurance artist, has broken a few of Blaine’s most impressive records in recent years. However, on March 22nd, Dean might have performed his most impressive, and coolest, act to date. In outrageous fashion, Dean appeared to be floating in the air, above hundreds of on lookers at a shopping center in Tel Aviv, with ...
NASA’s goal is to send humans back to deep space in the next decade and Interface helped them take a major step forward. On March 11th, NASA was successful test firing the largest and most powerful rocket booster ever built. The rocket will be used to propel NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and manned Orion spacecraft to destinations including the Moon, Asteroids and Mars. This ...
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is in the process of cleaning, restoring and recalibrating its 4.45-million Newton deadweight machine. Known to be the largest in the world, that’s equivalent to one million pounds-force. This is the first time in 50 years the NIST has dismantled the weight stack. Dismantling the top half of the three-story stack of weights, is now ...
On Thursday, January 29th, a small group from our Sales & Marketing team made the short drive down Interstate 10 to the Steward Observatory Mirror Lab and the College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona in Tucson. We were able to see first-hand the progress of the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) mirrors buit to survey our universe and night sky like never before. The construction ...
Are you in need of a force sensor or torque transducer and are outside the U.S? Well you are in luck, because we have Distributors Worldwide. To find a Distributor in your area of the world please go to this Rep Locator: http://www.interfaceforce.com/distributor-reps.php