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Maxton Manufacturing Company Releases Two Additional Sizes for New Isolation Coupling Design

Minden, NV- Maxton Manufacturing Company releases two additional sizes for their new Isolation Coupling design September 1, 2011. The new ISO25 and ISO3 threaded ring designs provide a stronger seal with reduced size, weight, and cost just like the ISO2. The success of the ISO2 confirmed Maxton’s design in the field over the last couple…

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Maxton Manufacturing Company Releases New Control Valve Coil Cover Design to Elevator Industry

Minden, NV- August 17, 2011 Maxton Manufacturing Company releases their new control valve coil cover design for the UC4/4M hydraulic elevator control valve series to the elevator industry. This September 2011 product change is a complete retrofit designed from an approved fire resistant high impact material with improved labeling and a pressed in metal insert…

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Draka Elevator appointed exclusive distribution rights for SafeTach elevator performance meter

NOTICE: See follow up PR concluding this agreement here August 8, 2011 – Rocky Mount, NC — Draka Elevator announced today that it has been assigned the exclusive rights for distributing SafeTach Elevator Performance Meter by Maxton. SafeTach measures speed and forces felt during elevator movement and providing duration time of floor travel. Designed to…

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Maxton Manufacturing Company Chosen to Supply NEIEP with Hydraulic Elevator Control Valve Training Units

On May 16, 2011 the National Elevator Industry Educational Program (NEIEP) and Maxton Manufacturing worked together to supply UC4M valve cutaways, TA4M training units, and digital valve modeling tools for use in NEIEP classrooms across the US . NEIEP is getting ready to ship valve cutaways, which will be used as visual reference aids in…

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Maxton Manufacturing Company to exhibit at the Elevator U conference being held at Penn State University

Maxton Manufacturing has scheduled to exhibit at the Elevator U Conference June 7-9, 2011 on the Penn State University campus. In addition, Maxton will contribute to the presentation by Mike Woodfall from Bunge/AgriTech on the successful use of hydraulic bio oils. The presentation and training will cover: oil viscosity, temperatures, contamination, oil performance benefits and…

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Maxton Manufacturing Company’s Valve Exchange Program (VEP) selected by Buildings Magazine for their 2011 “Money-Saving Products” issue

Maxton Manufacturing Company announces that their Valve Exchange Program (VEP) was chosen for the Buildings Magazine 2011 “Money-Saving Products” issue coming out June 1, 2011. After reviewing over 125 submissions, the editorial staff at Buildings Magazine selected an elite group of 67 products. Finalists were based on the money-saving qualities offered to Buildings Magazine readers…

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Maxton Manufacturing Company delivers hydraulic elevator training solution to UC Davis Elevator Shop after budget cuts

Maxton Manufacturing Company conducted a benefit hydraulic elevator control valve training for the elevator shop at UC Davis in Sacramento, CA on May 17, 2011. “With 198 elevators under our responsibility training is considered a high priority in our department, but with budget constraints we have to get creative,” said Michael Lawson, Elevator Shop Supervisor.…

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Maxton Manufacturing Company holds elevator mechanic training for University of Virginia elevator maintenance department

Maxton Manufacturing conducted a hydraulic elevator mechanic training class for the elevator maintenance department at UVA in Charlottesville, VA May 5, 2011. The UVA elevator maintenance crew services 235 hydraulic elevators, using mostly Maxton valves, between the medical and education campuses. Six elevator mechanics participated in the one day training covering valve adjustments, trouble shooting…

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Maxton Manufacturing Company invited to provide hydraulic elevator control valve training at the 2011 NAEC Richmond Regional Education Seminar

Maxton Manufacturing Company will be conducting hydraulic elevator control valve training for those attending the NAEC Richmond Regional Education Seminar in Richmond, VA May 3rd and 4th 2011. The Maxton training will cover Diagnosing and Troubleshooting of Common Problems Found in Hydraulic Elevator Systems. Billy Shrum Technical Manager said, “I will be instructing the class…

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