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        Norfolk Naval Shipyard brought to the rep’s attention a few ideas to improve our welding cables and lines. TPC picked up the ball and designed products that we now use at the Navy Yard every day.
        Douglas E. Kubizna
        Supervisor, Norfolk Naval Shipyard

        Multinational Conglomerate Finds a Solution For 500 Welding Leads and Saves Over $220K

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        CUSTOMER PROBLEM:

        The ordinary welding cable our customer was using wasn’t holding up to the abusive environment it was in. They were using it throughout the facility — indoor and outdoor — and it was continually getting nicked and pinched and covered in drops of steel. They were repairing the cable every two months or so.

        TPC SOLUTION:

        We knew the TSE jacket on our Super-Trex® brand DC Welding cable would hold up to the weld splatter as well as heat and flame. Since it was being used inside and out, we made sure to recommend a cable that continued to stay flexible in all weather conditions, too.

        CUSTOMER’S RESULT:

        Initially, the customer was hesitant to spend the extra money on TPC cable. After seeing the results, that is not a concern. Our customer changed out the cable on 500 welding units resulting in a material cost savings of $167,750, a labor savings of over $52,000 for a total saving of over $220,000. We last checked in with them at 6 months after the change out and the TPC cable had not been repaired or replaced on any of the units — increasing their production by 2,250 hours!

        TPC PRODUCT: Super-Trex® DC Welding Cable

        Total Savings in Material and Labor = $220,000 and Increased Production by 2,250 Hours
        Source: TPC Cost Value Analysis Report #2452

         

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        Norfolk Naval Shipyard brought to the rep’s attention a few ideas to improve our welding cables and lines. TPC picked up the ball and designed products that we now use at the Navy Yard every day.
        Douglas E. Kubizna
        Supervisor, Norfolk Naval Shipyard

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