YSK Goes Global with ProPak Asia

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YSK Goes Global with ProPak Asia

From its humble beginnings as a lumber industry saw maker, York Saw & Knife has spent a century building a strong reputation as one of the top sources for high-precision, high-quality industrial blades for applications as diverse as form fill seal and food processing. Today the company announces its upcoming appearance at ProPak Asia, solidifying […]

FollowForever #3: Priceless Publications

The coolest thing about working in a knife factory (besides the knives, of course) is all the great trivia I get to learn about so many different industries.  That said, I really have to manage my time well as I try to keep up with the trends and top news in every arena. Manufacturing, food, […]

5 Things We Can’t Live Without: Machine Knives in Action

Machine knives are some of the unsung heroes of the manufacturing process. They are silent, dedicated workers that help cut and shape our products from raw material to packaged product. Without them, all the engineering skill, all the experienced labor, and all the automation in the world would yield a whole mangled heap of unfinished […]

The Importance of Preventative Maintenance

“Deciding whether or not to implement a PM program for your slitter or splicer is really simple: Do you want quality or not?” …packageprinting.com There is a great article over on Package Printing on the importance of keeping your slitters & splicers optimized and safe. Actually, slitters and splicers are the subject of example – […]

Industrial Machine Knives for OEM’s and End-Users Alike

We talked about this before, but thought it was important to expand on how we provide end users and OEM’s the same level of service and quality with every knife and saw we make. After over a century in the cutting business, all we can say is: we get it. As an OEM, you want […]

Process Expo + IFT Food Expo: A Hopeful New Venture

There’s been a lot of talk about the Pack/ Process event split and how the food industry in general needs its own killer event. You may not be aware, but starting in 2010, Process Expo will no longer be teamed up with behemoth Pack Expo as it has for the past years.  In what looks […]

Nano Nano

Apple has the iPod nano. An Indian car maker (Tata Motors) launched its Nano this week. Related, there’s buzz building re: nanotechnology in some of the industries York Saw & Knife serves. But, it’s only buzz, and it’s only building.  Packaging World notes a January report on nanotechnology in packaging by the Swiss Center for […]

Google Mapping

York Saw and Knife is now active in Google Maps’ Local Business Center. By searching for or visiting us there, you’ll find our enhanced company listing featuring our contact info, directions, website link, general info and some photos and videos. The YSK Google Maps business listing is a pretty cool feature, particularly for folks not […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

York Saw & Knife is thankful for our wonderful customers and excellent employees. To show our thanks, today, York Saw & Knife is providing free, frozen turkeys to our staff. On a related note, our meat processing and food processing customers inform us they are thankful for York Saw & Knife’s high-quality, precision toothed, serrated […]

Pack Wrap

Pack Expo 2008 is in the books and York Saw & Knife is back from the Windy City. We really enjoyed the show – and it seemed Pack Expo enjoyed the YSK booth! More attendees visited our booth than any other Pack show we’ve been involved with!* So congrats to the Pack Expo organizers and […]