Penske Racing Names Jergens, Inc. “PREFERRED WORKHOLDING SOLUTIONS PROVIDER”

Jergens Inc. is proud to announce it has been named the Preferred Workholding Solutions Supplier of Penske Racing. Working together with Penske Manufacturing, Jergens Workholding Solutions is bringing advanced quick-change fixturing to Penske machine shop operations. In the fast-paced world of NASCAR Racing, speed behind the scenes is critical to success on the track. Jergens Quick-Change Fixturing provides Penske Racing the ability to accelerate production and prototyping to improve their “Speed to Track.”™

Jergens workholding components that will enable Penske machining operations to create fast set-ups and quick-change fixturing include… FixturePro® 5 Axis workholding, a standard modular system that features a interchangeable components and top tooling for 5 Axis machining and the Ball Lock® Mounting System for quick change of fixtures and tooling on horizontal and vertical machining centers. Jergens also offers a complete line of compatible subplates & fixture plates, vises, 2 & 4-sided fixture columns, power clamps, pallets, chucks, indexers, the ZPS™ Zero Point System and more.

Penske Racing also named Jergens Tooling Components Division the Preferred Supplier of Kwik-Lok® quick release pins, hoist rings and lifting hardware.

Jergens Inc. has consistently led the industry in the breadth and sophistication of fully compatible workholding equipment to help organizations of all sizes realize the many benefits of lean manufacturing through set-up time reduction.

In commenting on the selection of Jergens Inc. as Penske Racing’s Preferred Workholding Solutions provider, Jack Schron, Jr., President of Jergens Inc. stated…”Jergens Inc. is extremely proud to be selected as the ‘Preferred Workholding Solutions Provider’ by Penske Racing…widely recognized as one of the most successful and storied racing teams. Our workholding equipment will enable Team Penske to significantly quicken the pace of production and prototyping, as well as enable greater throughput and significantly expand the capabilities of their existing equipment. Penske Racing strives for excellence in every aspect of their operation as does Jergens, Inc., and we look forward to being a valued partner in many Penske Racing Team successes for the foreseeable future.”

Penske Racing, Inc. won its first NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship in 2012 and driver Joey Logano is currently racing in the 2013 Chase for the Cup.  Penske Racing is also the most successful Indy car racing team in history with 167 race wins, 12 National Championships and 214 pole positions. In addition, Team Penske has won the Indianapolis 500-mile race 15 times, including consecutive wins in 2001, 2002 and 2003 and the most recent win in 2009.

For more information on the complete line of Jergens workholding equipment & systems and quick release pins, hoist rings and lifting hardware, visit the company’s web site at www.jergensinc.com or contact the company at Jergens, Inc. at 15700 S. Waterloo Road, Cleveland, OH 44110-3898. Phone: 877-486-1454; Fax: 216-481-6193. E-mail info@jergensinc.com

 

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