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The Future is STEM!

Nurturing the Next Generation Of Techies

At ZAGO, sustainability is our purpose. We make sustainable products for a sustainable future. But our orientation toward the future would be incomplete if we didn't nurture the next generation of technical professionals. It is for that reason that we were excited to sponsor Frank J. Cicarell Academy, Elizabeth (NJ) High School's trip to Kansas City for the Global Finals of Destination Imagination! The global competition engages students in seven challenges where they must apply science, technology,...

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Revving Up for 2019 Fastener Fair Detroit Feels like Coming Home to the Motor City

Singer Tony Bennett may have left his heart in San Francisco; but, for ZAGO Manufacturing, we left our heart in the Motor City of Detroit, MI! At least it feels that way! For 25 years, ZAGO has been developing custom, clean self-sealing solutions and components for the automotive industry. It’s among the reasons why ZAGO is excited to exhibit at the 2nd Annual Fastener Fair taking place at the Cobo Center in Detroit, May 22 – 23, Booth # 424.

Yet, it’s no surprise: The car...

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Engineers Week at ZAGO!

This past week marked the National Society of Professional Engineers’ 68th Annual National Engineers Week. At ZAGO, we proudly celebrated by hosting a series of educational programs designed to inspire the next generation of engineers in manufacturing.

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Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day

Guess what day it is? It’s Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day, and ZAGO Manufacturing Co. is doing just that! We invited local elementary school girls to tour our high-tech sealing solutions and components factory in Newark NJ and discuss the role of an engineer and the important contributions they make to society. Our guests also had a chance to test their programming skills on automation equipment. We hope this bird’s eye view of engineering...

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Honoring Annual STEAM Day

In January, Jackie Luciano, Vice President of Manufacturing Operations at ZaGO Manufacturing, had the opportunity to be a parent presenter and share her passion for manufacturing with first through fifth grade students attending her daughter’s public school, Tamaques Elementary in Westfield, New Jersey. The presentation was held in honor of the school’s Annual STEAM Day.

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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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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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