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MECCO Wins 2016 Manufacturer of the Year Award

MECCO was recognized as the 2016 Manufacturer of the Year in the mid-size category at a ceremony hosted by The Pittsburgh Business Times on December 1, 2016. MECCO’s president, Dave Sweet, accepted the award on behalf of the company.

Responding with a Sense of Urgency

Responding with a sense of urgency
At MECCO, we believe that a sense of urgency is crucial to delivering solutions effectively. Read more

MECCO’s Commitment to Creating Win/Wins

MECCO’s Commitment to Creating Win/Wins
At MECCO, we champion the power of win/win situations because they generate outcomes that benefit all parties. We stand behind their ability to yield positive and satisfying results. In today’s Align with Nine blog post, we delve into our Core Behavior #2: Create Win/Wins. Read more

How We Provide Innovative Solutions

How We Provide Innovative Solutions
To bring our innovation-first commitment to life, we share commentary from a wide range of our team members. Each team member defines “innovation” in his or her own terms, and how it translates into our rallying cry: to deliver innovative relationships and innovative solutions. Read more

Putting Our Culture Into Practice

Putting Our Culture Into Practice
What defines a company’s culture? Ask ten people this question and you’re likely to get ten different answers. At MECCO, our culture is built on innovation and focuses on the core behaviors for how we treat customers and each other. Read more

Comparing Vibra Peen and Scribing

Vibra Peen and Scribe Marks
by Ryan Pillar
Choosing the right pin marking system comes down to what's most important for your application: noise, portability, or mark quality. Read more
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MECCO Hires Chuck Hagyard as Sales Manager

MECCO Sales Manager Chuck Hagyard
MECCO is pleased to announce that Chuck Hagyard has joined the company as Sales Manager to oversee global sales efforts. Read more

Can a Fiber Laser Mark Wood?

Fiber vs CO2 Laser on Wood
by Joshua Christley
A lot of customers who operate a Fiber Laser for marking projects may want to make the most of their investment and try it on new materials. A common question that arises is: “Can my fiber laser mark on wood?” Read more

How to Speed Up Part Marking without Sacrificing Depth

Deep Pin Marking
by Ryan Pillar
A MECCO customer recalls their improvements after switching from hand stamping part numbers to achieve more legible marks after galvanizing. Read more

Video: 3 Position Rotary Workstation

3 Position Rotary Workstation
MECCO's SMARTmark Fiber Laser Marking System can be integrated into various customized enclosure options like this 3-Position Rotary Workstation. Featuring Rockwell Automation controls and our Encompass Program referenced laser marker. Read more

MECCO Wins 2016 Manufacturer of the Year Award

MECCO was recognized as the 2016 Manufacturer of the Year in the mid-size category at a ceremony hosted by The Pittsburgh Business Times on December 1, 2016. MECCO’s president, Dave Sweet, accepted the award on behalf of the company. Read more
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Top 5 Reasons to Visit MECCO at IMTS

IMTS Laser Marked Logo
You can find MECCO this year in booth N-6058. Besides learning about how we can help optimize your part marking applications, what are the top five reasons you should swing by MECCO’s booth? Read more

Export Achievement Award

US Commerce Export Achievement Award
On July 27, 2016, Congressman Mike Kelly (PA-03) presented Dave Sweet, President of Cranberry Township, Pa.-based MECCO, with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Export Achievement Award. Read more

Congressman Mike Kelly to Talk Trade, Honor Local Company for Export Achievement

Congressman Mike Kelly will present an Export Achievement Certificate to Cranberry Township-based MECCO (www.mecco.com), a 127-year-old manufacturer of industrial part identification systems. MECCO provides marking and traceability solutions for their customers in a wide range of sectors. Read more

MECCO Joins Project to Send Ark to the Moon

An exploded view of the Earth Chamber, one of four chambers that make up the MoonArk. MECCO will laser mark components of the MoonArk as part of a collaboration with The Moon Arts Group. Image rendered by Zach Schwemler; provided by The Moon Arts Group
MECCO, a leader in the marking and traceability industry, has announced that they have joined Carnegie Mellon University’s Moon Arts Group in a collaborative effort to place a six-ounce capsule known as the MoonArk on the Moon. Read more

Top 5 Benefits of MECCO Laser Marking Software

Laser Software
Our customers love the easy-to-use laser marking software that comes with a MECCO laser. Here are the top 5 benefits that you may not know about: Read more

Top 5 Most Interesting Things MECCO Marked in 2015

Interesting Mark Samples
MECCO’s laser and dot peen equipment marks a wide variety of parts throughout all industries to solve a host of application challenges. But what are the five most interesting things we marked this past year? Read more

MECCO President To Speak at Automation Fair in Chicago

MECCO President Dave Sweet will be a featured speaker during the Automation Fair held by Rockwell Automation on November 18-19 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Sweet’s technical session will be titled: “Traceability and Serialization in the Connected Enterprise.” Read more

MECCO Announces Expansion

MECCO, a leader in the part marking and traceability industry, has announced the expansion of their headquarters, adding more than 4700 square feet to their office space and production area in Cranberry Township. “We needed more space for our growing business," said MECCO President Dave Sweet. Read more

MECCO Announces New Logo and Tagline

MECCO, a leader in the part marking and traceability industry, has launched a new logo and tagline to communicate the company’s commitment and dedication to being the premier partner in integrating marking and traceability. Read more

Video: Portable Pipe Marker with Magnetic Guide

Portable marking equipment makes it easy to add traceability to a variety of parts, but pipes can be more complicated. MECCO has designed a bracket that is installed onto our MC2000 hand held dot peen machine, and it is paired with a magnetic guide that goes on the pipe. Read more
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