TC/American Names Jeremy McGowan As Their New Director Of Operations


  • TC/American Names Jeremy McGowan As Their New Director Of Operations

TC/American Crane Company is excited to introduce its newest team member.  In this new role, he will be responsible for Production, Procurement, Safety, Quality, and Transportation for TC/American’s three facilities in Minnesota.

Jeremy is a leader with a proven record of meeting Customer’ needs while developing a culture of Safety and Quality.  He is a certified Lean Champion who has led several projects focused on delivering promises to his Customers.  These projects focused on the improvement of Customer Service Metrics, Reduction of Lead Time, Speed thru the factory, Team Cohesion and Development, and Supplier Development.

Jeremy grew up on a small farm in central Minnesota, has worked as a CNC machinist, Project Engineer, Supplier Development Engineer, Quality Manager, and Operations Manager.  He retired from the Army National Guard in 2015 as a Chief Warrant Officer 3, completing 22 years of service.  Jeremy has been married for 16 years and has 4 girls and 2 boys.  He holds a BS from St. Cloud State University in Technology Assessment and Management and is a Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence from the American Society of Quality.

“I am excited to join the long history, developed processes, and talented people at TCA.  My main focus will be on the Safety of our Employees, Quality of our Product, On-time Delivery, and reduced Lead-Times.  I’m looking forward to bringing the teams together thru Value Stream Mapping events, developing specialized Kaizen Teams, and driving Continuous Improvement through Waste Reduction projects.  Our ultimate goal:  Meet or exceed the expected results of our Customers.”, said McGowan.

With over 80 years of proven performance, TC/American Crane Company has become the market leader in the design and supply of underhung cranes, and monorail systems. TC/American’s cranes are designed, manufactured, and assembled in Waite Park and Glenwood, Minnesota. Corporate offices including sales, engineering, and support staff are located at 11110 Industrial Circle NW, Elk River, MN 55330.

For more information about TC/American Crane Company Visit: www.tcamerican.com

So…why Patented Track? Does it really make a difference?


Time after time. Year after year. TC/American has built the perfect beast of burden – the best overhead rail/trolley system for moving all kinds of material in all kinds of ways. So what makes us so different from the competition?

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TC/American Crane Company Publishes A New Catalog With Complete Overview Of Available Options


TC/American Crane Company’s newly published catalog contains a complete range of crane systems and related crane modules for overhung cranes, top running cranes, stacker cranes, monorails, specialized aviation cranes and laundry and overhead materials handling. This catalog is a great resource for planning a crane installation and presents options for moving heavy loads throughout a building and for specialty manufacturing processes and warehouses.

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TC/American Crane Company Becomes A Member Of The Crane Manufacturers Association Of America (CMAA)


TC/American Crane Company has become a member of the Crane Manufacturers Association of America

TC/American Crane Company has become a member of the Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA) after a rigorous approval process. By joining this association, TC/American has become part of an elite organization of crane builders in the USA. CMAA member companies comprise the most innovative crane builders in the industry.

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TC/American Crane Company featured on Manufacturing Marvels


As Seen on Manufacturing Marvels

TC/American Crane Company is being featured on ManufacturingMarvels.com on Thursday May 25th, 2017. Manufacturing Marvels® airs on The Fox Business Network at approx. 8:30pm CST and is produced by award winning producers Bob and Jerry May and directed by award winning director Bryan McCullough.

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AAR Corporation Expands Output Of Its Duluth Aircraft MRO Operation By Adding A Dual Motor TC/American Crane


AAR Corporation Expands Output Of Its Duluth Aircraft MRO Operation

Mark Ketterer (right) AAR vice president operations and Rick Haus (left) TC/American account representative view operation of the recently installed Dual Motor TC/American crane in the AAR Duluth MRO facility.

Major inspections and complete commercial aircraft refurbishments cover the range of services AAR Corporation provides at its Duluth, Minnesota maintenance, repair and overhaul facilities. To meet growing demand, AAR recently expanded its output by adding a TC/American dual motor crane.

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Jet Engine Carrier and Monorails From TC/American Crane Company Facilitate Engine Assembly And Maintenance


TC/American jet engine handling system

A TC/American jet engine handling system is supported by the center rail, tooling trolleys and fixtures from the outer rails. The workstation has 3 non-interlocking monorails mounted on a screwjack supported framework.
 

Jet aircraft engine handling systems from TC/American Crane Company move and place the engine within easy reach of technicians and assemblers. These systems keep the engine off floor carts and enable engine access above, below and all sides during manufacturing assembly or disassembly for overhaul and maintenance.

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Reduced Hand Labor, Less Laundry Time Requiring Less Space Are Features Of The Latest TC/American Commercial Laundry Monorail Systems


Commercial Laundry Monorail Systems

Incoming heavy commercial laundry loads require the latest monorail system to be maximally efficient and competitive. TC/American’s Monorail and Track systems are proven to utilize less floor space, less hand labor and less processing time. They answer the challenge of today’s commercial laundries to be competitive and profitable while satisfying customer needs.

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TC/American’s Self Supporting Workstation Cranes Ideal For Interconnecting To A Plants Main Bridge Crane Track


TC-American Workstation Crane

TC/American Workstation Cranes are easily modified to securely interlock with other workstations and also interlock to multiple monorails or spur rails, thereby allowing unlimited access to every part of the plant without transferring workpiece to rolling carts or forklifts. This design allows the workpiece to be completed at the workstation, then smoothly and safely moved to the next operation, minimizing the possibility of work piece damage, saving transfer time, and eliminating the need for additional material handling equipment or personnel.

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TC/American’s LOWERATOR™ Transfer Crane Streamlines Powder Coat Oven Cure


TC-American Lowerator Crane

TC/American supplies a custom-configured LOWERATOR™ Transfer Crane with modifications to carry large loads directly into a 450°F powder coat oven, without setting the load down. The crane design utilizes a special carrier that attaches directly to a large workpiece and travels with it through the assembly process, interlocking with strategically placed spur rails at various stations along the route. The operator can engage positive mechanical rail interlocks in order to easily and safely transfer the load into separate bays for various operations, thus saving time and minimizing the potential for damage.

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