Mechanical Products Customer Service Press Release

PRESS RELEASE

Mechanical Products (MP) today announced the addition of a new team member as customer advocate and retirement of a valued employee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Mechanical Products Company Headquarters June 28, 2017

LOMBARD, IL – Mechanical Products is pleased to announce the addition of Tammy Walsh as our new Customer Advocate. Tammy brings to MP over 20 years of experience in customer service, accounting, project management and administration within industrial manufacturing. Ron Prokup, Vice President and General Manager said, “We are very excited to have Tammy join the MP organization. Her experience and understanding of manufacturing along with her prior work experience will prove a positive transition to MP and the customers we serve”.

With the addition of Tammy as the new Customer Advocate, MP will lose a very tenured, dedicated and responsible individual in Marlene Demstrom who will be retiring later this year. Marlene has helped MP over the last 7+ years in maintaining solid customer and manufacturer representative relationships. During her tenure, MP has grown its sales by over 50% with the addition of new products manufactured in the USA and supporting more than 50 new direct customers. Larry Bajorek, VP Sales said, “We are very sorry to say goodbye to Marlene as she has been a very key contributor to MP’s shift toward growth with new customers and new markets during the past five years. Please help me and the MP family say thank-you to Marlene for her dedicated service to MP during the past 7+ years. We wish her well in her retirement!”.

Finally, with the transition of the customer advocate responsibilities, MP would like to take this opportunity to highlight the new contact information. Please make a note and update your contact information accordingly.

Phone - Customer Advocate ext. 154
Email – customerservice@mechprod.com
please direct all incoming orders to this new email address


About Mechanical Products
MP has been a leading supplier of thermal circuit protection since 1943. MP circuit breakers are used in thousands of critical & commercial applications ranging from construction & electrical generation, marine, medical, military vehicles, power management & battery backup, recreation vehicles, residential & appliance, specialty vehicles and battery chargers. MP has been management owned since 1998 and maintains manufacturing capabilities in the US and overseas with US facilities in Jackson, Michigan and Lombard, Illinois.


For additional information please contact:
Mechanical Products
Ronald Prokup
(630) 953-4100
helpme@mechprod.com
www.mechprod.com

 

Tags: Circuit Protectors, Overcurrent Protection, Thermal Circuit Breakers, Circuit Breaker, Push to Reset, Transportation, Customer Service

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT - Series 16

Mechanical Products (MP) Series 16 Circuit Breakers for Overcurrent Protection

MP released an updated version of the Series 16 datasheet.


Series 16 UPDATED datasheet is now available online for download!   

 The datasheet includes:

  • Easier to use part numbering guides
  • Updated regulatory approvals
  • Additional hardware options
  • Detailed physical configurations
Click to visit the Series 16 webpage

 

The Series 16 has been in production since 1959 and is a proven reliable single-pole circuit breaker designed to protect equipment in the 0.5 to 70 Amp range.  The MP Series 16 is suitable for diverse applications such as Medical Equipment, Uninterruptable Power Systems (UPS), Portable Generators, Welders, Industrial Cleaning Equipment, and Transportation.

 

 Download Data Sheet

 

Series 16 Features:

  • UL1500 Ignition Protection
  • UL, cUL, CSA, VDE, CCC
  • ROHS Compliant
  • Choice of snap-in or thread mounting
  • Multiple hardware and boot options
  • Variety of termination options

 

Click to visit the Series 16 webpage

           

For questions and application assistance:  Helpme@mechprod.com

 

Download out product selection guide:

 VIEW PRODUCT CATALOG

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About Mechanical Products

MP has been a leading supplier of thermal circuit protection since 1943.  MP circuit breakers are used in thousands of commercial and industrial applications ranging from medical equipment, appliances, lighting, and communication devices, to recreational and off road vehicles/equipment, and electrical protection devices.  MP has been management owned and operated since 1998, is headquartered in Lombard, Illinois and maintains manufacturing capabilities in the US and overseas. 

 

For additional information please contact:

 Mechanical Products Company                                                                                                                         

(630) 953-4100

helpme@mechprod.com

www.mechprod.com

Lombard, Illinois - June 15, 2017

Tags: Circuit Protectors, Overcurrent Protection, Thermal Circuit Breakers, Circuit Breaker, Push to Reset, Transportation, Short Stop Circuit Breakers, New Products, Shortstop

Mechanical Products Series 17 High Amp Circuit Breakers

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT:  MP High Amp Circuit Breakers

Often used in automotive auxiliary and accessory circuits for trucks, buses, RVs and marine applications

Now available up to 300 Amps.

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Available in ratings from 25 to 300 Amps, the 17 Series offers a robust thermoplastic material case enclosure, designed with superior moisture sealing, in standard surface and panel mount configurations, along with new Side By Side Surface and Easy Access 90° Panel Mount designs.  Each configuration is available with 1/4” terminal studs, and the surface mount units are also designed with heavy duty 3/8” diameter stainless steel terminal studs.  All are available with stainless steel sems nuts.  The termination stud spacing has been designed to accept standard ring terminal configurations. 

The MP 17 Series is designed as a drop in replacement for existing surface and panel mountable configurations in the market today.  In addition, MP now offers the NEW Side-By-Side Surface Mount terminations and Easy Access 90° Panel Mount configurations to accommodate multiple breaker bus bar installations.  Priced competitively, these high quality breakers, commonly known as high amp circuit breakers or hi amp circuit breakers, are assembled right here in the USA, with minimal lead time required.  

Proudly made in the USA, the Series 17 features:

  • Amperage Ratings from 25 to 300 Amps
  • Trip-free operation
  • Industry standard terminations available in panel and surface mount
  • New "Easy Access" Panel Mount and "Side by Side" Surface Mount configurations available
  • Surface Mount available with 1/4" and New 3/8" stainless steel terminal studs and sems nuts
  • Panel Mount available with 1/4" brass, nickel plated terminal studs and stainless steel sems nuts
  • Auto, manual, or manual push-to-trip options
  • Dustproof and waterproof
  • Visible trip indication
  • Ignition Protected

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The new HIGHER AMP ratings, 225A thru 300A are an excellent complement to MP’s existing transportation product lineup including Series 18, 19, and 32 circuit breakers.  For additional information on these and other high quality MP thermal circuit breakers used for overcurrent protection, visit Mechanical Products at www.mechprod.com.

 The Series 17 circuit breaker is available through MP’s authorized distribution partners.

 Visit the full  Series 17 Product Page

 

 About Mechanical Products

MP has been a leading supplier of thermal circuit protection since 1943.  MP circuit breakers are used in thousands of commercial and industrial applications ranging from medical equipment, appliances, lighting, and communication devices, to recreational and off road vehicles/equipment, and electrical protection devices.  MP has been management owned and operated since 1998, is headquartered in Lombard, Illinois and maintains manufacturing capabilities in the US and overseas. 

 

For additional information please contact:

 Mechanical Products Company                                                                                                                         

(630) 953-4100

helpme@mechprod.com

www.mechprod.com

Lombard, Illinois - June 24, 2016

Tags: Circuit Protectors, Overcurrent Protection, Thermal Circuit Breakers, Circuit Breaker, Push to Reset, Marine High Amp circuit Breakers, High Amp circuit Breakers, Transportation, New Products

Mechanical Products ShortStop Thermal Circuit Breakers

New Product Release: MP ShortStop Thermal Circuit Breakers

Mechanical Products (MP) today announced the release of another family of circuit protectors, the Shortstop Series 32.

Available in ratings from 3 to 50 Amps, the NEW Series 32 offers an auto, manual, and modified reset and is a single pole thermal circuit breaker. Short Stop circuit breakers are available in three mounting styles: Standard right angle mounting bracket, parallel mounting bracket, and without a mounting bracket. They have a standard #10-32 threaded termination style. This series can be protected from the elements through the use of the sealing boot available in both red and black.  These boots offer protection against short circuits, as well as from dirt, dust, and splash resistance.

Type I and II models have a rated voltage of 12VDC Max. Type III have a rated voltage of 24VDC Max.   All models have an Interrupt Capacity of 2500A at 12 VDC and a dielectric strength of 1500VAC.  They comply with SAE Standard J553 & J1171, are IP66 rated (with plastic cover), and are ROHS compliant. 

The MP Series 32 Shortstop circuit breakers are designed for various applications: Battery charges, Trucks, Buses, RV’s & Motorhomes, Electric Vehicles, Trolling motors and more!

The NEW Series 32 Shortstop Circuit Breakers are an excellent complement to MP’s existing transportation product lineup including Series 17, 18, & 19 circuit breakers, also designed for harsh environments and available up to 300 Amps.  For additional information on these and other high quality MP thermal circuit breakers used for overcurrent protection, visit Mechanical Products at www.mechprod.com.SS_Breakers.jpgVisit the full  Series 32 Product Page      Download Data Sheet

 The Series 32 Shortstop is available through MP’s authorized distribution partners.

 

 

 

 

About Mechanical Products

MP has been a leading supplier of thermal circuit protection since 1943.  MP circuit breakers are used in thousands of commercial and industrial applications ranging from medical equipment, appliances, lighting, and communication devices, to recreational and off road vehicles/equipment, and electrical protection devices.  MP has been management owned and operated since 1998, is headquartered in Lombard, Illinois and maintains manufacturing capabilities in the US and overseas. 

 

For additional information please contact:

 Mechanical Products Company                                                                                                                         

(630) 953-4100

helpme@mechprod.com

www.mechprod.com

Lombard, Illinois - May 31, 2016

Tags: Circuit Protectors, Overcurrent Protection, Thermal Circuit Breakers, Circuit Breaker, Push to Reset, Transportation, Short Stop Circuit Breakers, New Products, Shortstop

It's Official! Mechanical Products is ISO 9001:2008 Certified

As a follow up from our previous blog post, MECHANICAL PRODUCTS COMPANY is pleased to announce that we have been officially awarded an ISO 9001:2008 certification as of August 3rd, 2015.  For a copy of the certification, click here or check out our Certifications page.

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ISO 9001:2008

ISO 9001:2008 CERTIFICATION ACHIEVED FOR MECHANICAL PRODUCTS COMPANY

We are pleased to announce that MECHANICAL PRODUCTS COMAPNY, as of June 24th, 2015, has been recommended for certification to the ISO 9001:2008 standard by TUV SUD America Inc. and will be soon receiving the accredited 3 year certificate. 

Over the course of the past year, senior management has worked with all levels of the organization to create, develop, and strengthen current processes and procedures necessary to achieve the subject certification.  Mechanical Products Company maintains a high level of quality throughout the organization with a top down management approach to quality.  This top down approach to quality allows Mechanical Products Company to develop and improve processes that foster a culture of continuous improvement.  Continuous improvement begins by embracing the elements of ISO 9001:2008.

One of our first steps in working towards the certification was to enhance the involvement of all employees educating them on our “Quality Policy.”  The quality policy was posted throughout the organization and updated on our website.  Quality at Mechanical Products Company is everyone’s responsibility.

Mechanical Products Company’s quality policy is to provide customers with high quality thermal protection devices that are designed and manufactured to offer a competitive advantage with a commitment to meeting requirements, on-time delivery and continuous improvement.

Going forward, Mechanical Products Company is committed to the methods and models of the quality management system described in the ISO 9001:2008 standard.  With a vested interest and commitment of senior management to monitor, measure, and improve quality our current customers, potential customers, and suppliers will experience on-going continuous improvements with the goal of increasing satisfaction and value. 

Learn more about the ISO 9001:2008 standard here.

 

ISO9001-2008

Mechanical Products Series 19 Heavy Duty Circuit Breakers

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NEW Series 19 HEAVY DUTY circuit breaker
available in 25 to 200 Amp ratings
                                         
with optional LED tripIDTM
The New MP Series 19 line of Circuit Breakers offers end users and designers the LED tripIDTM option in Type I Auto Reset and Type III Manual Reset breakers, with multiple installation option, in a wider amperage rating up to 30VDC, and superior Water Ingress Protection meeting IP67 and IP69K applications.  Specifically designed for Heavy Duty and Industrial Transportation vehicle manufacturer applications that require a robust - harsh environment type of breaker.  For more information on these and other quality circuit protection devices, visit Mechancal Products at www.mechprod.com.

Tags: Overcurrent Protection, Hi-AMP, High Amp, Heavy Duty Circuit Breakers, Circuit Breaker, heavy duty

The Work Truck Show - Visit Mechanical Products, Booth # 5084

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Mechanical Products, a manufacturer of High Quality Thermal Circuit Breakers will be exhibiting at the NTEA Work Truck Show, in Indianapolis, Indiana

March 4 through March 6, 2015

Visit us in Booth # 5084

See all our NEW Product Introductions

Series 12 - Series 15 - Series 17 Hi-Amp Circuit Breakers

NEW tripIDTM Lighted Hi-Amp Accessory

And Other New Re-Engineered Truck Circuit Protection Products

Mechanical Products Company, 1112 N. Garfield Street, Lombard, Illinois 60148

Phone:  630-953-4100 -- Email:  helpme@mechprod.com

Visit our website at www.mechprod.com

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American Born, American Made: R2M Holdings' Portfolio

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The R2M Holdings' Portfolio is out of this world!

Our products speed through the raceways, help save lives, and have even gone to the moon and back!

 

 


 

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Our story begins with Mechanical Products, founded in 1940. We consider it the grandfather of our operations (or grandmother if you prefer). MP is America's leading manufacturer of thermal circuit protection devices. MP manufactures the highest quality components available for sensing and preventing dangers associated with electrical overloads and over-currents for a wide variety of products and equipment. Mechanical Products Co.'s product line includes:

MP was acquired by R2M Holdings, LLC in 1998 and continues growing, offering innovative new products within the circuit breaker industry.


 

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In 2006, iCONN Systems, LLC was developed when an opportunity arose that was just outside of MP's focus. iCONN Systems specializes in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of connectors and cable assemblies for the interconnect industry. Our capabilities ensure that our customers achieve top quality (ISO certified quality, to be exact), whether we are partnering to develop a new product, reverse engineer an existing product, or providing our existing product and assembly. Our key products include:


 

How do these companies work together?

R2M Holdings, LLC has a theory of working together to create a synergy between the two companies. Mechanical Products and iCONN Systems are located in adjoining units of a manufacturing facility in Lombard, IL. Both companies share the same vision of quality, growth, and customer satisfaction outlined by the R2M Holdings executives. Honoring the same vision allows both companies to prosper through joint employees, shared resources, equipment and ideas, all of which enable reduced costs which are carried down to our customers.

To learn more about R2M Holdings, LLC and the opportunities we are seeking, please visit us at www.r2mholdings.com


 

Contact Mechanical Products for more information: 

Contact Us

 

 

Tags: circuit breakers, Thermal Circuit Breakers, Push to Reset

Mechanical Products NEW Series 15 Circuit Breakers

 

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MECHANICAL PRODUCTS ANNOUNCES ANOTHER

NEW FAMILY OF CIRCUIT BREAKERS:

THE SERIES 15 PUSH-TO-RESET

 

Mechanical Products Series 15 Push To Reset Circuit Breaker

Available in Amp ratings from 3 to 40 Amps, the NEW 15 Series offers an economical, compact design in single pole circuit protection.  Offering the same small package size from 3 to 40 amps will make panel installation designs much easier, efficient and cost effective.  All Series 15 Thermal Circuit Breakers have a rated voltage of 125/250VAC, 50 VDC with an Interrupt Capacity of 1000A and a Dielectric Strength of 1500 VAC.  They are ROHS Compliant, UL1077, CSA Approved and UL1500 Ignition Protected. VDE and CCC certification is curently Pending.

 Mechanical Products Series 15 Push To Reset Circuit Breaker

The MP 15 Series is designed for various applications:  Marine, Household Appliances, Power Strips, Lab Furniture, Audio Visual Equipment and more.  Qualified for resistive and motor load applications, they are ideal for Marine Panels, Transportation, Floor Care and other motor start up applications.  The 15 Series Thermal Circuit Breakers are available in various threaded and snap-in bushings, along with multiple Quick Connect and Screw Terminal styles to meet nearly every installation requirement. 

MP has been a leading designer and supplier of thermal circuit protection since 1943.  MP circuit breakers are used in thousands of commercial and industrial applications ranging from medical equipment, appliances, lighting and communication devices, to marine, recreational and off road vehicles/equipment, and electrical protection devices.  MP has been management owned and operated since 1998, is headquartered in Lombard, Illinois and maintains manufacturing capabilities in the US and overseas.  For additional information, visit our website at www.mechprod.com.

 

 Mechanical Products Series 15 Push To Reset Circuit Breaker

 

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