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TPS Celerates National STEM Day

Held every November 8th, National STEM Day inspires people to pursue occupations in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Because they are crucial to manufacturing and advancing technologies, the number of STEM jobs is skyrocketing at a time when fewer students are interested in going into these fields.

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5 Benefits of Dry Heat Sterilization Over Autoclaves

Sterilization is essential in the lab animal science industry. Animal cages, tools, surfaces, and lab equipment require thorough sterilization to prevent the transfer of harmful microorganisms and pathogens which can have devastating consequences for the lab animals and the studies being performed. Animal science lab technicians have traditionally used steam autoclaves to clean and sterilize their tools and equipment, but a growing number are switching to dry heat sterilization methods.

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Out of this world: A Look at Tenney's History with the Space Industry

This month celebrates the history of the space industry with the annual World Space Week, which runs from October 4th to the 10th. As the largest space event on Earth, World Space Week celebrates the contributions space science and technology have made “to the betterment of the human condition.” Tenney is proud of its long history with the space industry and we are excited to see what the future brings.

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Putting Cosmetics to the Test - Why climatic testing is used on cosmetics

The cosmetics industry is growing and changing rapidly. In fact, market experts predict global cosmetics market will earn $429.8 billion by 2022. A significant increase in disposable incomes, global economic growth, rapidly changing lifestyles, and the rising demands of skin and sun care products spur the growth of this market.

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Visual Innovation Becomes Clear in the Contact Lens Industry

Throughout the years, contact lenses have continued to gain popularity as the product offerings have expanded to provide more comfort, flexibility in frequency, and affordability. The first contact lenses were made from blown glass which only allowed for a few hours of use. They were lacking in comfort and relative clarity. Since then, the materials, quality, and comfort of contact lenses have continually improved.

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Green Initiatives in Facility Planning

University laboratories, research centers, and other facilities use a wide variety of equipment to meet their research needs. In the earliest days of scientific studies, researchers used whatever equipment most closely fit their needs and finances – most did not consider the effects the use of such equipment might have on the environment.

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How Sterilizing Ovens are Used for Lab Equipment

Lab equipment comes in a variety of different shapes and sizes, which requires heat sterilization to be used instead of typical chemical sterilization. Dry heat sterilization is a popular method for quickly and effectively sterilizing a wide range of products with many different applications.

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Universities Use Laboratory and Pharmaceutical Ovens for Hands-on Learning

Laboratory ovens are a common piece of equipment in research and development (R&D) institutions, including universities. Many universities and R&D institutions use laboratory ovens in their most basic function – to sterilize lab equipment and glassware – but the ovens are also used for a wide range of applications.

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Reduce Downtime, Increase Profit and Customer Satisfaction by Stocking Replacement Parts for Your Industrial Oven

Downtime. That dreaded word that means you are temporarily out of business. Most manufacturing companies have experienced unplanned downtime within the last three years. In addition to affecting your bottom line, downtime will negatively impact productivity, not to mention its ability to create upset customers in the process.

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Refurbished Test Chambers and Ovens Provide Cost Effective Alternatives to New Equipment

Thermal Product Solutions (TPS) has been in the equipment refurbishing industry since 2004. We have shipped more than 1,000 of our refurbished industrial ovens and test chambers to countless satisfied customers across the globe. TPS is the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for Baker Furnace, Blue M, Gruenberg, Lindberg/MPH, Lunaire, Tenney, and Wisconsin Oven.

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Things to Consider when Designing a Granulation Dryer For the Pharmaceutical Industry

In the Pharmaceutical Industry, compromise cannot be allowed regarding the quality of the final product. Tablets and capsules need the proper solubility, granulation, and Aqueous or Solvent solution for bonding. To avoid the chance of thermal decomposition, forms of drying are incorporated after the Aqueous or Solvent solution is applied to the granules. Granulation dryers play an essential role in the pharmaceutical market for drying wet slurry or caked powder.

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What to Expect in 2019

All of us here at Thermal Product Solutions (TPS) are excited for another great year to come in 2019. Just like in 2018, we expect to ship a variety of equipment from our family of brands to industries including aerospace, pharmaceutical, medical devices, automotive, electronics, and many more.

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TPS – 2018 Year in Review

As we put the finishing touches on a great year, we at Thermal Product Solutions (TPS) would like to take a moment to look back upon 2018. A record sales year in 2017 led to tremendous growth and a number of employment opportunities in the skilled trades and engineering fields throughout 2018.

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Bringing Together the Leaders in Thermal Processing: The History of TPS - Part 2

In the previous post, we introduced you to the spectrum of TPS brands, with a focus on Gruenberg and Blue M. In part II of this series, we’ll take a closer look at the remaining brands operating under Thermal Product Solutions, including the amazing back story of Tenney/Lunaire.

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Bringing Together the Leaders in Thermal Processing: The History of TPS - Part 1

Industry is founded on the idea of growth and expansion. Finding the right balance of the two is what drives success and progress throughout all industries. For most businesses, the path to success is filled with twists and turns as the company evolves over time and the TPS group is no exception.

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The Importance of Altitude Testing for Aircraft and Space Vehicles: Part 2

Altitude testing demonstrates a product’s ability to survive air transport or show that the product can remain a functional piece of an aircraft’s overall assembly. Components used in aircraft and aerospace equipment must be able to withstand extreme cold temperatures while at altitude, but they must also be able to endure the rapid temperature changes equipment undergoes during takeoff and landing.

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The Importance of Altitude Testing for Aircraft and Space Vehicles: Part 1

Aircraft and space vehicles, such as satellites and rockets, endure extreme conditions while in flight. These extreme conditions can cause failure in critical components, which can have catastrophic results.

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The Importance of Altitude Testing for Aircraft and Space Vehicles: Part 1

Aircraft and space vehicles, such as satellites and rockets, endure extreme conditions while in flight. These extreme conditions can cause failure in critical components, which can have catastrophic results. Testing parts for aircraft and space vehicles in an altitude chamber can help manufacturers develop durable parts that operate well during flight, despite the quickly-changing and extreme conditions caused by high altitudes.

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The Importance of Product Testing

Testing is an essential part of developing a quality product. It helps manufacturers create products that are reliable within certain technical standards. In other words, testing is a necessary step for product development teams to go through to provide high quality products that last.

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From Clay to Cure – How Thermal Processing Plays a Role in Modern Pill Production-Part 2

As a continuation to our blog last month we would like to discuss how thermal processing plays an important role in the production of pills. This is particularly true during the granulation process. Prior to pill formation, the granules need to be thoroughly dried and to accelerate the process manufacturers utilize heat.

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Looking Forward to 2018 at TPS

2018 promises to be a great year at Thermal Product Solutions (TPS). Our industrial and laboratory furnaces and ovens, and environmental temperature and stability test chambers are used for a multitude of applications in almost every industry. From the thermal processing of components to the testing of products before they hit the market, our equipment plays a large role in bringing you those everyday items that add quality, comfort, and convenience to your life.

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TPS – 2017 Year in Review

As the year comes to a close we would like to highlight a few of our business accomplishments and community involvement of 2017. Our Thermal Product Solutions (TPS) family is pleased to say that 2017 has been a successful year for all our brands.

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From Clay to Cure – How Thermal Processing Plays a Role in Modern Pill Production-Part 1

Pills have been around since about 1500 BCE, when ancient physicians would mix medicinal plant powders and spices with bread dough, honey or grease, and then form the mixture into little balls to make the medicine easier to take.

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The Dining Experience - Part Two

As a continuation of our series focused on the dining experience and the role thermal processing plays in our daily lives, we bring you Part Two. In this blog post, you'll learn how the use of heat goes far beyond cutlery.

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The Dining Experience

One of the things everyone does to survive is eat. Whether you are drinking your morning coffee or are out for a five-star meal, cutlery is something that everyone uses. Continuing with our series of how heat treating plays a role in our everyday lives, we will focus this blog on the dining experience.

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Incubators - An Innovative Way to Accelerate Early Drug Development

A number of publicly and privately funded research spaces, known as incubators, have sprung up in the last five years. While each of these incubators are basically the same in that they provide scientists with the resources they need to take research from bench to bedside, each incubator is unique.

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Biotech Firms Have Helped Propel Pharma Forward

There is a long and winding road between academic discovery and a drug’s entry into the pharmaceutical pipeline. Transforming research into viable compounds that pharma companies would fund and bring to market is challenging. Academic scientists come up with innovative ideas, but struggle to capture the attention of pharma companies. Biotechs have brought many more drugs to market, but just as many good medicines have yet to reach patients because the scientists lack the business expertise required to run a company.

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Part Two : Uses and Benefits to the biopharmaceutical industry

Uses for biopharmaceuticals include the manufacture of vaccines, blood and blood components, allergenics that treat allergies, body cells and tissues, living cells used in cell therapies, gene therapies, and recombinant therapeutic proteins.

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Part One: What is Bio-Pharma and Why Is It Important to Our Future?

This year, we will be exploring a variety of industries that our products reach. No matter where you go, you are never too far from something that was processed, cured, or sterilized in our equipment. This two-part blog will be focused on the Bio-Pharma industry and why it is important.

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End-Of-The-Year Recap: Looking Back on 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, we look back on the year and celebrate some of the changes and accomplishments that will help us serve you, our customers, better than ever before.

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Come Visit TPS at AALAS 2016

Gruenberg, a division of Thermal Product Solutions, LLC (TPS), will exhibiting at the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science's annual national meeting from October 30th - November 3rd, 2016.

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Visit Us at the 2016 Automotive Testing Expo!

The Automotive Testing Expo, now in its thirteenth year, will take place October 25th - 27th, 2016 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan.

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Innovations in the Contact Lens Industry

Over the years, contact lenses have seen many upgrades and improvements. From the materials that are used to the way they are made, the quality and comfort has continued to improve.

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Manufacturing: Backbone of America

When we think of America in July, we think of fireworks, picnics and movies in the park. Something else that should be added to that list as we celebrate America’s rich history is manufacturing.

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Come Visit the TPS booth at TurnKey Conference 2016

Thermal Product Solutions (TPS) is excited to attend the TurnKey Conference 2016 from May 24-25 at beautiful Gaylord National Harbor Resort centrally located in Oxon Hill, Maryland.

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Bringing Back a Legacy

Harold L. Lunick started “The Lunaire Group” in 1979 with the goal to create a company that would provide steady employment and continuing growth despite any changes in the economy.

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Keeping the Environment in Mind This Earth Day

Between 1990 and 2010, greenhouse gas emissions increased from 34,000 million metric tons to over 45,000 million metric tons.

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The Internship Program at TPS offers Students Multiple Benefits

TPS offers a unique and exciting opportunity for interns to get paid to learn new skills that they can then use on the job in the future.

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TPS Expands its Manufacturing Capabilities to the West Coast

TPS has expanded its manufacturing capabilities to the west coast so we can better serve our customer base located in the surrounding areas.

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Thermal Product Solutions Gives Back During the Holiday Season

Throughout the year, it is important to give back to the local communities we live and work in.

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Sterilize Using Green Technologies

Industry has recently seen a demand for greener technologies that require less energy, less water, and less maintenance. This puts the pressure on equipment engineers to develop innovative ways to approach sterilization.

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Recruiting at TPS

Does that thought of being involved in the next big medical technology break through excite you?

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Choosing the Right Industrial Oven for Your Application

Industrial ovens are available in an array of capabilities, considerations, classifications, and configurations to meet a wide range of thermal-processing applications and accommodate almost any work space footprint.

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Thermal Product Solutions: First and Foremost, Committed to Safety

At TPS, the safety of our employees and customers is our top priority.

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Continuous Improvements

At TPS we are always looking for ways to do things better.

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TPS Launches Silver Select Panelized Class A Truck In Oven

Thermal Product Solutions’ new Gruenberg Silver Select Panelized Class A Truck In Oven will blow you away . . .

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