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Habasit America
Suwanee, GA
Industrial marketer providing solutions for conveyor belt problems.
Interests: websites, social media, trade shows, traveling, working out
Recent Activity
Habasit America will be hosting a Halloween Celebration on Thursday, October 31st. Decorate your work area, dress up and bring in your favorite treats! A costume contest* will be held in the Fabric Breakroom from 10:00 am – 10:30 am and 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm. Visa giftcards will be... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Habasit America Blog
On May 17–19, hundreds of students gathered at Lake Skinner, in the Temecula Valley of California, to show off and race their school-built, solar-powered boats at the conclusion of a seven-month educational program, Solar Cup, teaching students about conservation of natural resources, electrical and mechanical engineering, problem solving, and more.... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2013 at Habasit America Blog
HabasitLINK plastic modular belting has been used in lots of different applications; from bakeries to automotive manufacturing; from candy bars to distribution centers. But as propellers for a boat! Now that puts a new spin on Solutions in motion! Academia Avance located in Highland Park in Los Angeles, CA decided... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2013 at Habasit America Blog
The U.S. economy has recently experienced the Great Recession and the subsequent weak recovery has put a premium on companies maintaining tight supply chains and optimizing inventory distribution. As a result, retailers have taken a multichannel approach by selling goods online, through smart phones/tablets, in stores and, in some cases,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2012 at Habasit America Blog
Habasit America’s Customer Care Department recently got a facelift, new cubicles that open up the area and lead to better communication and an improved Customer Experience. Customer Care has been segmented into three regions, North, Southeast, and West, which represents our field sales regions. Each region has a single supervisor,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2012 at Habasit America Blog
Rossi is gearing up for Minexpo! This 12 ton demo unit is on it's way to Vegas for the show that starts on Sept 24th. Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2012 at Habasit America Blog
Remember the old (well, 80s) song by Bonnie Tyler I Need a Hero? “Where have all the good men gone? I need a hero!” Many people want their customer service representatives to be a hero. Customers call with a problem and they want to hear you say “no problem, I’ll... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2012 at Habasit America Blog
The creation and maintenance of optimal hygiene conditions is one of the greatest challenges faced by the food industry today. As a result, hygienic design and ease of cleaning are important prerequisites for equipment and components used in hygiene-sensitive food processes. Conveyor belts have a key role to play as... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2012 at Habasit America Blog
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years, was signed into law by President Obama on January 4, 2011. It aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2012 at Habasit America Blog
One question we get asked a lot is 'how do I join this belt?' Habasit has put together several "How To" video's and posted them on our YouTube Channel. Here are two of the most popular: Proper joining of a polyamide core or flat drive belt and one on our... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2012 at Habasit America Blog
Six weeks ago we launched a new website design. While we have continued to make improvements to it, I wanted to take a minute and run over some of the key features that you will find with this new design. These seem to be what we are getting the most... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2012 at Habasit America Blog
Habasit America helps a major bacon processor realize significant cost savings It’s been said that bacon can make everything taste better. Chefs and other food prepares seem to be putting that axiom to the test, because bacon is showing up in all sorts of non-traditional ways (including bacon-flavored ice cream!).... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2012 at Habasit America Blog
One of the world’s largest snack food manufacturers was having problems with an incline conveyor on their potato chip line. This conveyor took the chips from the scale up to the bagger machine to get them prepared for packaging. The competitor’s belt was breaking and they had to replace it... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2012 at Habasit America Blog
Ever wonder what's behind the Habasit logo and name? Well, here's a little history for you. The company name combines the first letters of the family name, “Habegger”, and the town where the company was formed “Basel”, while the ending comes from synthetic material names used in manufacturing conveyor belts,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2012 at Habasit America Blog
When most people think of conveyor belt systems, what comes to mind is a heavy duty belt used in some kind of industrial or machine fashion. Things like airport luggage management systems, package sorting and transport, and grocery store check-out lanes all jump to mind. While these are certainly common... Continue reading
Posted Feb 29, 2012 at Habasit America Blog
Habasit has a small connection to the Super Bowl this weekend...gearmotors! Rossi gearmotors, a Division of Habasit Group, operate the retractable roof at Lucas Oil Stadium. When the stadium was built in 2008, the retractable roof was the first of it's kind. It's unique two panel moving roof design is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2012 at Habasit America Blog
With the beginning of a new year always comes a new year of trade shows. As we have for at least the last 7 years, Habasit will again exhibit at the 2012 International Poultry Exposition in Atlanta, GA at the end of January. Make sure you stop by and visit... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2012 at Habasit America Blog
Wow! Is it already December? How the time flies by when you’re having fun. 2011 has been a great year for Habasit; and you too I hope. It’s been a great year for the manufacturing sector overall with record highs almost each and every month. We love to hear that!... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2011 at Habasit America Blog
Habasit HyCLEAN CIP System According to the US Food and Drug Administration’s own website there have been 30 food product recalls in the 30 days prior to this article and 50% of those recalls are reported to be the result of contamination by microorganisms.The statistics further show that about 48... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2011 at Habasit America Blog
Wherever you are and at any time, Habasit’s key objective is to offer superior solutions for its customers by staying true to its guiding principles! Habasit treasures the word “quality” and what it means to its customers. In the eye of the customer, any product or service is ultimately compared... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2011 at Habasit America Blog
Change – to make the future course of something different from what it is or from what it would be if left along. Change is inevitable. Change is good. Change can bring about better processes for you, our customer; as well as for us. While change can sometimes be painful... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2011 at Habasit America Blog
CEO Harry Cardillo speaks about the conveyor belting economy and how Habasit America has marketed tremendously from their results. Cardillo also addresses how 2010 was a record year for Habasit America and 2011 is already exceeding performance. Cardillo recognizes the problems associated with the curent economy's state and hope to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2011 at Habasit America Blog
The History of the Conveyor Belt We are big fans of the many different inventions that have allowed us to mass produce items in the way we do today. Anyone shopping at a local Wal-Mart for anything from strainers to rifles can count on discounted prices and availability due to... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2011 at Habasit America Blog
Even with the best practices in place, product recalls can still happen. Johnson & Johnson has had over 20 product recalls in the past 1 ½ years. Theses continuous recalls have not only hurt their revenue and profit, but their reputation as well. Prime Choice Foods Corporation had a recall... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2011 at Habasit America Blog
Whew! What a week last week was! Now that ProMat has come to a close and we're all back at our office, going through leads and exhibit materials, we can look back and say ProMat 2011 was a success! It was a good week of talking to potential customers along... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2011 at Habasit America Blog