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Wednesday March 29, 2017

Chant Engineering Receives Gold Boeing Performance Excellence Award!

Chant Engineering Co. Inc. is excited to announce we have received a Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance.

Chant Engineering Co. Inc. maintained a Gold composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2014, to Sept. 30, 2015. Based on this exceptional achievement, Chant Engineering Co. Inc. earned recognition as a Gold Boeing Performance Excellence Award Recipient for 2015.

“It is with great pride that we accept this award from a world-class organization. We constantly strive to produce at an extremely high level and to be recognized in this fashion only solidifies our commitment to excellence,” said Patrick Shire, Vice President of Sales.

This year, Boeing recognized 530 suppliers who achieved superior performance and quality. Chant Engineering was pleased to be included in this distinguished group, and particularly honored to be named among the-

Top 107 suppliers who were awarded the Gold Level of Recognition!

Website Link: Click Here To See Chant's Recognition

NEW VIDEO! SOLAS Amendment is Now in Effect

The new SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) Amendment, requiring the recording of the Verified Gross Mass (VGM) of every shipping container is NOW IN EFFECT and the U.S. Coast Guard has made it very clear they are planning a "robust enforcement" of the amendment.

Rear Admiral Paul F. Thomas, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, USCG stated that, “A container at a terminal with no VGM would be declared unsafe and the USCG would put a hold on the container until the VGM was obtained.”

Are you prepared to meet the challenge of this far-reaching change in the cargo container shipping industry?

KEEP WATCHING VIDEO TO DISCOVER HOW CHANT ENGINEERING CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH A COST SAVING SOLUTION!

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Chant Engineering Receives PJLA Accreditation

Chant Engineering is proud to announce we have received a new Certificate of Accreditation, in accordance with the recognized International Standard: ISO/IEC 17025:2005, from Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc.

ISO/IEC 17025:2005 is an International Standard designed for the accreditation of Testing and Calibration Laboratories. It includes quality management system requirements along with technical requirements to ensure that each laboratory is equipped to perform particular tests and calibration activities. This accreditation confirms that Chant Engineering Co. Inc. demonstrates technical competence for a defined testing scope and the operation of a laboratory quality management system, in respect to Force Calibration.

Chant Engineering is an internationally recognized calibration facility with precision equipment traceable back to National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The Calibration Department includes five technicians, who are on-call 24/7 for customer service calls. Utilizing seven sets of calibration gear, the technicians regulate all makes and models of machines, calibrating from 1,000 to 1.5 million lbs. in tension, and up to 3.3 million lbs. in compression.

As a result of the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation, Chant Engineering is now able to offer worldwide testing and/or calibration services to both public and private organizations that require calibration from accredited laboratories. It provides such businesses with the benefit of receiving an “Accredited Calibration Certificate”, which documents measurement traceability and measurement uncertainty.

The achievement of this new accreditation illustrates Chant Engineering's commitment to providing and maintaining extraordinary calibration services, in addition to continually improving our instrumentation, data quality, and laboratory effectiveness for our worldwide customers.

For more information, please contact: info@chantengineering.com


View Document: Chant Engineering Certificate of Accreditation.pdf

Website Link: PJLA Accredited Labs Listing

Chant Acquires Cumberland Equipment Line

Chant Engineering is proud to announce the acquisition of the Cumberland Equipment Line, a division of Cumberland Sales Company (CSC), Nashville, TN.

The Cumberland Equipment Line started in 1992 specializes in a variety of products from take-up and payout equipment to turntables and meter stands with their specialty in the Cumberland Gantry Style Take Up Machine rated at 5,000 to 60,000lbs reeling capacity. The Cumberland Gantry Style Take Up Machine is well known for the heavy duty capabilities required for big rigging shops as well as provides the perfect amount of back tension needed for proper wire rope spooling.

“This is a fantastic acquisition for Chant Engineering and we are very excited,” says Philip Chant, President of Chant Engineering. “This was the one machinery line we did not make or distribute and will now enable us to be a ‘one-stop shop’ if you will.”

Started in 1976, Chant Engineering has steadily developed their brand as a diversified engineering company that designs, manufactures, services and calibrates testing machines, systems and related accessories for worldwide industrial and military customers. With the addition of the Cumberland Equipment Line, Chant is primed for growth, offering the complete equipment needs for rigging shops.

“Chant Engineering is the pinnacle in equipment manufacturing, we couldn’t be happier about Cumberland Equipment becoming a part of their product line,” said Pat Poe, President of Cumberland Sales Company. Cumberland Sales Company will continue in the wire rope and industrial sales business.

The recent acquisition comes on the heels of Chant’s facility expansion (January 2014) and partnership with Talurit AB (2012). Chant Engineering’s main objective is to keep customer service at the forefront of their business model.

“Chant Engineering has had phenomenal growth and this acquisition will only enhance our position as the premier machinery supplier to the rigging industry,” said Philip Chant.

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick learns about the Wire Rope Industry

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick toured the Chant Engineering Co. Inc. headquarters to see first-hand an American business success story. With five straight years of record growth, Chant continues to expand and hire new employees. Congressman Fitzpatrick wanted to see first-hand and meet the key personnel driving this growth in today's challenging economic environment.

"Meetings with small-business job creators right here in Bucks County are essential to my understanding of the problems facing our economy," said Fitzpatrick. "American entrepreneurs are working to succeed in a difficult business environment thanks to onerous and ineffective regulations, exploding debt, and the threat of higher taxes."

During the tour, Congressman Fitzpatrick performed a break test on a sling using a Chant 600,000 lb. capacity wire rope testing machine. "This was really interesting," commented Fitzpatrick while examining the broken end of the sling. "I wasn't aware this industry even existed."

Chant Engineering Co. Inc. is a global diversified engineering company that designs, manufactures, services and calibrates testing machines, systems and related accessories for worldwide industrial and military customers. The company with 40+ employees resides in a new 38,000 sq. ft. "green design" energy efficient manufacturing facility. For more information on Chant Engineering, visit www.chantengineering.com

Chant Partners with Talurit AB

Two great names have partnered together to provide products and service to the Rigging Industry. Chant Engineering Co. Inc. has partnered with TALURIT AB of Sweden. In addition to its well known wire rope testing machines, Chant is now the authorized Distributor for TALURIT Swaging Presses, Dies and Wire Rope Cutting Machines, throughout North America. Chant will stock equipment, spare parts and provide service for all TALURIT equipment from their New Britain, PA facility.

Phil Chant, Vice President of Chant Engineering, said "This is an exciting business venture that we have been working on for many years. The potential is tremendous. We now are able to offer our customers not only our products and services but package deals on swagers, cutting machines and test beds. This partnership will allow us to increase the size of our manufacturing facility and create quality American jobs."

Thommy Andersson, Managing Director of TALURIT AB, said "This cooperation will allow us to provide not only our products and spare parts from stock at Chant, but also competent technical service and training. TALURIT continues to be a pioneering force in the industry developing effective methods and equipment for mechanical splicing of wire ropes, with high quality control and total customer satisfaction. Together with Chant we will create a new TALURIT Service Centre in North America. We are looking forward to this venture."

Chant Engineering Co. Inc. is a global diversified engineering company that designs, manufactures, services and calibrates testing machines, systems and related accessories for worldwide industrial and military customers. The company with 40+ employees resides in a new 38,000 sq. ft. "green design" energy efficient manufacturing facility. For more information on Chant Engineering, visit www.chantengineering.com

TALURIT AB was established in 1948 and continues to be the pioneering company in the field of mechanical splicing of wire ropes. The parent company is home-based in Gothenburg, Sweden. There are also subsidiaries in Southern Germany and in United Kingdom. TALURIT develops, manufactures, markets and maintains equipment and systems for mechanical splicing systems for wire and wire rope fabricators worldwide. Through high standards of efficiency, safety, quality and reliability TALURIT products create added value for all customers and end users.

For more information on TALURIT, visit www.talurit.com

Website Link: Wire Rope Exchange

Chant Receives ISO Certification

Chant Engineering Company Inc. and Hull Industries, a division of Chant Engineering, is proud to announce it has received its AS9100 Rev. C and ISO 9001:2008 certification.

AS9100 is the international quality management system standard for the Aircraft, Space and Defense industry and AS9100C is the most current standard. The standard provides suppliers with a comprehensive quality system for providing safe and reliable products. AS9100 is managed by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) and is based upon ISO 9001.

The Quality Management System for the Aerospace Industry (AS9100) is designed to meet the strict and unique demands of the defense and commercial Aerospace industry. Being certified by an accredited AS9100 and ISO 9001 registrar provides evidence of a comprehensive Quality Management System focused on areas directly impacting product conformity, safety, and reliability.

The registration was granted by American Systems Registrar an ANAB Accredited and IATF approved organization.

View Certificates:
Chant Engineering Certificate AS9100:2009
Chant Engineering Certificate ISO9001:2008

Chant Engineering Expands Calibration Division

Chant Engineering Co. Inc. is pleased to welcome Sharon Mathis to lead their Calibration Division in New Britain, PA. Mathis joins Chant with over 20 years of Sales and Customer Service Experience in the Engineering, Manufacturing and Related Services Industries.

Patrick Shire, Director of Sales and Marketing for Chant Engineering, said "The Calibration Department has expanded to over 350 worldwide customers and with the addition of Sharon in a full time role, we will be better positioned to continue providing quality service. We are pleased to have Sharon as part of our growing team."

Prior to joining Chant, Mathis was responsible for nationwide business development and account management for a technical firm. As Calibration Manager, Mathis will lead the Calibration Division efforts by enhancing Client Support to existing customers, streamlining calibration service schedules and attracting new customers.

Chant Engineering Co. Inc. is a global diversified engineering company that designs, manufactures, services and calibrates testing machines, systems and related accessories for worldwide industrial and military customers. As a nationally recognized calibration facility, Chant has precision calibration equipment traceable back to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Currently, Chant is capable of calibrating testing machines up to 3.3 million lbs with load cells that have the capacity to calibrate to 1.5 million lbs in tension and 3.3 million in compression. For more information on Chant Engineering, visit www.chantengineering.com

Bill Rodgers in Wire Rope Exchange Magazine

Chant, is pleased to announce the addition of Bill Rodgers to their sales and technical team. See attached link for full news article.


View Document: RodgersStoryWRExchange.pdf

Chant receives letter of Appreciation

Chant employee received letter of Appreciation from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.


View Document: capecanaveraletterofappreciation.pdf

Chant joins Web Sling Tie Down Association

Chant Engineering has joined Web Sling Tie Down Association.

Industrial Lift and Hoist Magazine

See the cover page of the Industrial Lift and Hoist Magazine (issue 2008) for a photograph of Chant's equipment.


View Document: lifegearcoverpage-sept2008.pdf

America's Finest

America's Finest using Chant built hand pumps - Chant Engineering Model 9824 Hydraulic Fluid Servicing Unit.


The Sustainability Train

A look into how Chant Engineering's long-term business planning is taking them into the future. To read article click link below.


View Document: wireropeexchange-may2009.pdf

1500 Metric Ton (3.3 million lbs) Testing Machine

Chant Engineering's new - 1500 metric ton (3.3 million lbs) testing machine. To read article from Wire Rope Exchange Sept/Oct 2010 click link below.


View Document: wireropeexchange-oct2010.pdf

Hire Just One.......

Chant Engineering encourages stimulus with "Hire Just One" Program. To read article, click link below.


View Document: wireropeexchange-dec2010.pdf