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ZaGO On The Move

ZAGO Manufacturing, the Newark, New Jersey-based producer of high-tech clean sealing solutions and components, is pleased to announce that its vice president Gail Friedberg-Rottenstrich has been appointed to the Board of Trustees, New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP), and named to the New Jersey Policy Academy Home Team, effective immediately.

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ZaGO On The Move

ZAGO Manufacturing, the Newark, New Jersey-based producer of high-tech clean sealing solutions and components, is pleased to announce that its vice president Gail Friedberg-Rottenstrich has been appointed to the Board of Trustees, New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP), and named to the New Jersey Policy Academy Home Team, effective immediately.

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Dealing with Pressure

The demand for sealing fasteners has never been greater. As equipment becomes more expensive and sophisticated, the need to keep it contaminant free is critical. And as environmental concerns grow, the need for an environmentally sustainable solution to equipment failure is paramount.

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Techies see their future in STEM!

Last week, ZAGO Manufacturing Co. hosted a manufacturing facility tour for more than 20 star STEM students from Essex County Newark Tech, and it was a blast! What a gratifying experience to watch faces light up as students viewed different stages of the manufacturing process, and as they spoke about their dreams, higher education plans and future careers in STEM. And perhaps, as a result of our tour, manufacturing!

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A Small But Extremely Critical Aerospace Component

The aerospace industry is always seeking to improve safety and performance, reduce environmental impacts and maximize efficiency, which is why aerospace companies rely on ZAGO for its wide range of sealing fasteners, seal washers and switch boots. Whether they need tiny screws or oversized bolts, we can provide the sealing part with the appropriate o-ring for the operation involved. Our sealing fasteners can withstand both the extreme cold of the higher atmosphere and the extreme heat of continually operating engines, providing the reliability that is critical to today’s maximally used air fleets, rockets and spacecraft.

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Attracting More Women to Manufacturing

ZAGO was one of the smallest companies to attend this year’s Women in Manufacturing Summit, but that did not diminish its impact. ZAGO’s Vice President, Gail Friedberg and Vice President of Operations Jackie Luciano mingled with women from some of the largest manufacturers in the U.S. such as ITT, Praxair and GE Appliances. The companies came together to discuss this year’s Summit themes: Support. Promote. Inspire.

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ZaGO Adopts ERP to Meet Urgent Customer Requirements

ZAGO Manufacturing Company recently went live with Shoptech ERP system in order to meet growing need among distributors and OEMs for its self-sealing fastener and sealing switch boot products. Having this system will allow ZAGO to be even more responsive to the needs of our distributors, large and small, vying for business in a ever more competitive international markets.

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Smart Sensors Manage Resources And Risks With Intelligence

Recently, Flanders, the northern region of Belgium launched a “smart” water management system based on networked, interconnected sensors. The sensors provide insight into its regions water use, water quality and available water quantity. This is just one of the many ways that intelligent sensors are improving our use of both natural and mechanical resources. But sensors are sensitive! They contain microcontrollers and electronics that can be easily damaged by the infiltration of water, dust and other contaminants.

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ZaGO Looks Forward to Going Back. To School!

ZAGO Manufacturing Company looks forward with great anticipation to the coming school year. As a community-oriented company, we take very seriously our obligation to invest in our community and our employees. With that in mind, this year we once again supported Elizabeth NJ High School’s Frank J. Cicarell Academy on their trip to the global finals of Destination Imagination where they faced off against high school students from around the country and around the world! We are so proud of their technical team, Pundemic for placing 6th in the world in their main challenge!

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