Making the Move to Oil-Free Compressed Air

“When will the EPA make oil-free compressed air mandatory?” That’s the million-dollar question among operations managers and industry leaders across the country. The truth is, no one knows for certain. What we do know is that many manufacturers are proactively making the switch to oil-free compressed air systems, as part of their efforts to: Reduce


C&B Equipment Signs Direct Distribution Agreement With SEEPEX

C&B Equipment recently signed a renewable distribution agreement with SEEPEX, a global leader in pump technology. Founded in 1972, SEEPEX has a long tradition of innovative solutions that help customers optimize their systems, boost productivity and lower their operating costs. This makes them a perfect fit for our mission and commitment to customers. SEEPEX specializes


Wastewater Pumping Savings Are Here

See for yourself in just a few minutes Did you know that the modern lift station no longer requires a wet well? This may be a surprise to some, but it’s true. If you manage wet well lift stations, you have an idea of the costs involved just to keep the wet wells clean. Perhaps you use


The Right Compressor Can Help Reduce Contamination Risk in Food Products

As a food or beverage producer, nothing is more important than the quality and safety of your product. Naturally, you want to do everything you can to reduce the risk of contamination, while still operating your facilities efficiently and profitably. Compressed air systems, while a key part of the food production and packaging process, are


C&B Equipment Signs Direct Distribution Agreement With Grundfos

C&B Equipment recently signed a renewable distribution agreement with Grundfos, a global leader in advanced pump solutions. With their stainless steel construction and innovative electronics, Grundfos pumps are recognized for their value and reliability. C&B will mainly offer Grundfos dosing pumps and stack pumps: Grundfos dosing pumps meter chemicals in ethanol refineries and manufacturing facilities,


No One Wants to Be First: or How to Become a Leader

By Jon Dunham, Key Account Manager for C&B Equipment As a much younger regional manager for a company that manufactures and sells the leading brand of gasoline pumps, I can relate a valuable lesson that can be learned about pumps. At that time, all gasoline pumps were metered with mechanical meters and registers. No electronics


How Can You Protect Bearings and Help Prevent Rotating Equipment Failure?

Most pump bearings fail before their design life span, typically through no fault of either the pump or bearing manufacturer. What, then, is the leading cause of bearing failure? Research shows that 52% of bearing failures are due to contamination of the bearing oil.* In a study into equipment reliability conducted at a major refinery,


A million here, a million there…Soon we’ll be talking about real money!

For now, we are talking about wastewater pumping maintenance costs to municipalities. These costs continue to increase and will not subside, even if “flushables” are outlawed. The public is now “educated” that the toilets are used for disposable of other than human waste and toilet paper. The cost of labor and equipment to clean the


What Is Uptime Solutioneering™?

At C&B Equipment, you’ll hear us talk a lot about Uptime Solutioneering™ and how it helps clients save money by reducing downtime and repair costs. What does it mean? Uptime Solutioneering™: Increasing mean time between failures with engineered solutions. We do this by: Diagnosing what the recurring issue is Testing new solutions for new results