Looking Ahead: Industry Trends

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Looking Ahead: Industry Trends

Are you starting to prepare for 2014? Want to know what you should expect in the industry next year?  Below we have compiled links for  industry trends for 2014.  We will keep updating them throughout the month of December! Remember even with the new trends in each industry, we can help you!  We have provided thousands […]

PACK EXPO 2013: Register for Free Passes

  Are you getting as excited as we are? PACK EXPO is just around the corner!  We will be exhibiting again this year at PACK EXPO in Las Vegas.  PACK EXPO is the largest packaging and processing show in the world and the only show you need to attend to find all your solutions in one place! […]

What happens next? Heat Treating

In the last post, we highlighted the laser cutting part of our manufacturing process. This week we are giving you a behind the scenes look at the next step of the manufacturing process, heat treating.  The heat treating process takes place in three steps. This ensures the material is at its best for our customers.  […]

Lower Priced versus Higher Priced Blades: Benefits and Applications

York Saw and Knife manufactures blades not only for a wide array of applications, but for various price points as well.  Some customers may want a lower costing blade versus a higher quality blade at a higher price point. The following are reasons and examples for the cheaper and more expensive option of our blades. […]

International Boston Seafood Show Recap

On Sunday, York Saw and Knife’s Tom Bowser attended the Intentional Boston Seafood Show for the first time to promote our seafood processing blades as well as blades for packaging.  The show was well attended with the aisles generally full of visitors from the opening to closing on the first day of the show.  The show featured […]

ProPak Asia Turns 20, Breaks Records

  What better way to celebrate your 20th anniversary than with 30,000 of your closest friends? ProPak Asia seems to have gotten it right this year, breaking attendance and participation records across the board; setting the bar even higher for shows to follow. Asia’s premier processing & packaging industry trade show has come a long way […]

ProPak Asia 2011 Raises the Bar for Global Trade Shows

  It’s been a week since the YSK team made a safe return from ProPak Asia, and I am happy to report our worldwide trade show debut was an absolute success. Not only did YSK President Mike Pickard and Product Manager Tom Bowser do a stellar job representing our company on the global front – […]

Iconic Food Packaging: How Can We Know the Package from the Product?

Sometimes a product comes along and strikes so deeply within us that it transcends the “good for now” and embeds itself as a tradition. Of all the iconic American “things” we’ve come to know and love, I think nothing pulls at our nostalgic heart-and-soul strings the way food does. But it’s not just the product: […]

Plastic. Who needs it?

How about everybody? Seriously. Besides the fact that plastic is everywhere, what amazes me most is the amount of time and innovation we spend improving both the process and the material itself – adapting to ever-increasing demand for products that are both cost effective and environmentally friendly. In the last month alone, my news feeds […]