Made in America Week

 

 

 

The White House has declared this to be “Made in America Week”, the aim of which is draw focus on American manufacturing and products. The White House held a product showcase on the White House lawn, highlighting products created in all 50 states.

“Made in America” has been the battle cry of Mittler Bros. Machine & Tool, since 1980, and we truly believe that America set the standard for quality and craftsmanship in manufacturing. We strongly encourage everyone to purchase American made products, not only for the superior craftsmanship, but in support of efforts to bring manufacturing back to the US and to keep our skilled labor force working.

We thank you for your business! Let’s all do our part to make America great!

Quote of the Day

“The American, by nature, is optimistic. He is experimental, an inventor and a builder who builds best when called upon to build greatly.” – John F. Kennedy

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MB Motorsports Fielding Two Trucks at Eldora on Weds. Night

The fifth annual NASCAR Eldora Dirt Derby is taking place Wednesday night, July 19th, at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, OH. The Dirt Derby race is crown jewel of the Camping World Truck Series and for the first time, MB Motorsports will be fielding two trucks for the event.

Piloting the #63 Premier Waste Services / 866-GET-A-PRO Metal Roofing, Carnaghi Towing / Allgayer / B&D Services / Gotta Race Chevy Silverado will be Bobby Pierce, making his third attempt at the Derby.  Bobby sat pole position in the previous two years at Eldora and placed second in 2015.

Rounding out the MB Motorsports’ team will be acclaimed sprint car driver Chris Windom, behind the wheel of the #36 Fox Paving / Baldwin Brothers / Gotta Race / Central Abrasives Chevy Silverado, making his NASCAR debut.

MB Motorsports also welcomes the support of Burromax, Bushwacker Beer, Champion Brands, Mayhew Tools, Redback Boots, Cartow.net, Timken, Curtis Toledo, Gaither Tool, Creepex, MARADYNE® High Performance Fans, Reikken, Excel Bottling / Ski Soda, Oakwood Tire, Arizona Mart, Willy’s Carbs, MechanixWear and WIX Filters.

The Eldora Dirt Derby will be broadcast live on Fox Business Network, MRN Radio and SiriusXM Channel 90 Wednesday, July 19th at 9:30PM ET.  Qualifying will be broadcast at5:00PM ET on FS1, with the qualifying races starting at 7:30PM ET and broadcast on FS2.

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Rainbow Aviation Services feature Mittler Bros. Equipment in “Bending Sheet Metal” Series of Articles

Quote of the Day 

“A mile of highway will take you a mile. A mile of runway will take you anywhere.” Author Unknown

The EAA Sport Aviation Magazine (May and June 2017 issues) feature articles written by Carol and Brian Carpenter, owners of Rainbow Aviation Services in Corning, California.  The articles, entitled “Bending Sheet Metal”, highlight the Mittler Bros’ Radius Box and Pan Brake (model 2800-48-16-R).  Rainbow Aviation Services purchased their Mittler Bros’ Radius Box and Pan Brake in 2008.  The three-page articles focus on the use of the proper equipment, and brake setup for producing quality bends in sheet metal parts.

Carol and Brian Carpenter conduct workshops for Light Sport Aircraft Repairmen at their facility.  They are the co-authors of two aviation books and several technical articles.

You can check out the full article to the “Bending Sheet Metal” here.

Please visit their website to learn more about the Carpenters’ at www.rainbowaviation.com.

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Jamey Jordan Metal Working Class Date Announcement

Learn the tricks of the trade directly from the metal working master!

The Jamey Jordan Metal Working Class takes place September 23-24, 2017. Saturday and Sunday are when “the magic happens” and the class officially takes place at our facility in Wright City, MO. All equipment and material is provided, so you just need to show up! The class only has 6 spots left so book yours today!

Jamey Jordan typically covers the following, spread over two days:

1: Bead Roller 101 (machine features)

2: Die 101 (Differences in dies and when best to use them)

3: Art and basic layout (layout and transfer to metal)

4: Rivet layout

5: Seat layout and design

 

You can e-mail registration@mittlerbros.com for any additional questions or to book your admission today!

 

 

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Mittler Bros. to Display at EAA Airventure Oshkosh, July 24 – 30, 2017

EAA Airventure Oshkosh is almost here!

The Vintage Aircraft Metal Shaping Workshop will be demonstrating the Mittler Bros.’ Bench Mount English Wheel (model 2900), 12″ Planishing Hammer (model 2700) and the Manual Bench Press (model 2200-M) with the 3” Louver Punch and Die (model 2200-LA-03). Customers are encouraged to use the equipment to gain a better understanding of the outstanding features and quality construction. David Wenglarz and Max Wenglarz, of Wings Metal Works, will be available the entire week to demonstrate, explain and assist in equipment operations. We encourage you stop by and try the equipment and meet the Wenglarz family, truly exceptional masters of their craft.

Mittler Brothers will be displaying and demonstrating the (model 2800-48-16-R) Radius Box and Pan Sheet Metal Brake, (model 210-24) Power Bead Roller, (model 2900) Bench Top English Wheel, (model 2700) 12” Planishing Hammer, (model 2240-4M) 4-Sided Manual Bench Press with assorted tooling, (model 950) 180° Manual Tubing Bender, (model 1700-DADM) Deluxe Double Adjustable Hole Saw, and (model 50297) Aircraft Scales all week in Hangar A, Booths #1095 and #1096.

Equipment can be purchased now and delivered to you at the show with no shipping charge! We can deliver to your booth, airplane, campsite or hauler but you must place your order by Wednesday, July 19th!

EAA AirVenture is at Whitman Air Field in Oshkosh Wisconsin on July 24 – 30, 2017.

Building a 36″ Bead Roller Video

If you’ve ever wanted to see how we produce one of our Power Drive Bead Rollers, here is your chance! In part one of our “Built in the USA” series, we detail the process of fabricating and assembling a 36″ Bead Roller!

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Blackbird Fabworx Uses Mittler Brothers Tubing Equipment

Blackbird Fabworx Uses Mittler Brothers Tubing Equipment

American Success Story, Blackbird Fabworx, Uses Mittler Brothers Tubing Equipment for Custom Work

Mittler Brothers Machine & Tool/Tanner Racing Products (800-467-2464), located in Wright City, Missouri, is pleased to know that Blackbird Fabworx is utilizing our tubing equipment for custom work on racecars including roll cages, panel work and repairs.  This racing team, like many, know that Mittler Brothers and Tanner Racing Products are top-notch products that are designed, engineered, fabricated and sold in the USA!

American Success Story Utilizes Mittler Brothers Equipment for Custom Fabrications

Recently, Mittler Brothers had the pleasure of speaking with one of our customers, Moti Almagor, owner of Blackbird Fabworx in Canoga Park, California.  Moti had called us to discuss equipment.  During the conversation, he shared his interesting life history and information about is custom fabrication company.

We were so impressed with his success, we thought we would share it with you and let you know about some of the versatility of Mittler Brothers and Tanner Racing Products and that we help small businesses, automotive repair shops and racing teams by offering equipment and machinery that can produce the custom work that you require.

Moti grew up as a gearhead.  He wanted to race, but he is from Israel, and the lack of motorsports in the region was definitely a problem for a motivated racing enthusiast.  At age 23, Moti decided he wanted to pursue his dream of racing and headed to America. In 2001, Moti started racing and over the next few years obtained citizenship and turned the racing passion into a career. In 2011, Moti turned his racing and fabrication experience into a company, Blackbird Fabworx. After 6 years in business, Moti has proven himself as a true American success story!

Blackbird Fabworx uses Mittler Brothers Tubing Equipment Specializing in Roll Bars and Roll Cages

Of course, Mittler Brothers and Tanner Racing Products designs, engineers and manufactures a wide range of automotive and machine shop equipment, machinery, tools, parts and accessories.  Blackbird Fabworx specializes in custom work Mazda Miatas.  If you are interested in Mazdas, then you are probably familiar his company’s work.

While Blackbird Fabworx does all sorts of custom automotive fabrication work and manufacturing cages for race cars, and this includes fabrication of Miata roll bars. And, they just happen to use the Mittler Brothers Ultimate Tubing Notcher and our 180° Tubing Bender to prepare their roll bar fabrications for welding and finishing.

Contact Mittler Brothers and Tanner Racing Products about Tube Benders and Notchers

You can keep up with Mittler Brothers and Tanner Racing Products online (visit the Mittler Brothers online store) and on various social media platforms.  Be sure to check the Mittler Brothers News & Events page periodically for product release information and upcoming events.  We do participate in racing and you can learn about our racing contests and sponsorship news at MB Motorsports.

Custom may request a print catalog or download the current product catalog. If you are interested in finding shop machinery, or automotive customization machinery, equipment and tools, check out our shop machinery demonstration videos on the Mittler Brothers YouTube! Channel.

You may contact Mittler Brothers at 636-745-7757, or call us toll-free at 800-467-2464.  You may contact our sales team by e-mail at: sales@mittlerbros.com.

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Spring 2017 Jamey Jordan Metalworking Class

Spring 2017 Jamey Jordan Metalworking Class

Spring 2017 Jamey Jordan Metalworking Class at Mittler Brothers

Mittler Brothers Machine & Tool (800-467-2464) and Tanner Racing Products are continuing to have successful and informative classes that we now hold every few months with a master sheet metal artists, Jamey Jordan of Hand Made Seat Company.

As indicated in the previous blog regarding our Spring 2017 Jamey Jordan Metalworking Class, our next class still has some attendance slots that are still available, but going quickly.  The Spring 2017 Jamey Jordan Metalworking Class (April 21st – 23rd) will be held at Mittler Brothers/Tanner Racing Products, located just right off of Interstate 70 in Wright City, Missouri.

This class continues our series of sheet metalworking classes that allows attendees to have one-on-one time to learn techniques from Jamey Jordan.  Also, attendees get to use a variety of Mittler Brothers sheet metalworking tools, from handheld tools to machinery to make custom sheet metal items or to learn how to make repairs for sheet metal panels if you happen to work in the automotive repair industries.

Review Posts about Previous Sheet Metalworking Classes

Mittler Brothers is quite pleased with the attendance in our previous coursework with Jamey Jordan and Josh Bullock.  The latest coursework available from Jamey Jordan offers activities and instruction in using tools, dies, punches, flares, Bead Rollers, Rotary Machines, equipment and miscellaneous accessories.

We will gladly offer advice on specific bead rolling techniques and other sheet metalworking techniques and best practices to get the results that you want for customization projects, repair projects, or sheet metalworking artwork.  Whether you want to learn more for your job or business, or you want to learn techniques from one of the most innovative and talented sheet metalworking artists around.  to get an idea about the topics and how we have your weekend course set up for personal instruction from Jamey Jordan as well as the opportunity to use a variety of equipment and accessories.  Mittler Brothers will provide all materials for the upcoming Jamey Jordan Metalworking Course in April 2017.

Learn More about the 2017 Jamey Jordan Metalworking Class and Previous Topics

We encourage you to review the exclusive Jamey Jordan Signature Series available from Mittler Brothers.

You can learn more about specific work projects, techniques and activities in the Spring 2017 Jamey Jordan Metalworking Class and to get additional details regarding the class and topics, as well as pricing for the event.  If you can’t make this class, we will likely hold another one or two classes this year. And, if you are interested in high-quality Bead Rollers, Rotary Machines, and exclusive dies including for artwork or customization, check out the “I Love Beadrolling” Facebook group created by Jamey Jordan. If you want to be inspired by others, no matter your skill level, it’s a great place for ideas and advice!

Sign Up for the Spring 2017 Jamey Jordan Metalworking Class

Our Spring 2017 Jamey Jordan Metalworking Class will take place the weekend of April 21st – 23rd at our manufacturing facility in Wright City, MO! You can call us at 800-467-2464, or you can email us at registration@mittlerbros.com for questions or to book your admission today!

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Brown & Geeson Distributes Mittler Brothers in Europe

Brown & Geeson Distributes Mittler Brothers in Europe

B-G Racing a.k.a. Brown & Geeson Distributes Mittler Brothers in Europe

Mittler Brothers Machine & Tool/Tanner Racing Products (800-467-2464) in Wright City, Missouri, announced that we are now the exclusive B-G Racing automotive parts supplier for the U.S. and Canada.  We quite pleased to offer these high-quality, automotive parts, equipment and accessories, so we are also retail or commercial, B-G Racing automotive parts distribution company.>

We are now announcing that Brown & Geeson distributes Mittler Brother in Europe.  European customers, you may shop for Mittler Brothers/Tanner Racing Products at B-G Direct—and, we hope you are pleased with our high-performance racing equipment, parts, supplies, parts an accessories.

Brown & Geeson Distributes Mittler Brothers in Europe

Mittler Brothers is very pleased to be your B-G Racing Parts Supplier in the U.S. and Canada.  And, we know that Brown & Geeson is pleased to distribute Mittler Brother automotive parts, machinery, equipment, accessories and miscellaneous parts.  By the way, B-G Racing is a subsidiary of Brown & Geeson (Essex, England, U.K.), a high-performance, automotive accessory manufacturer.  Mittler Brothers exclusively imports B-G Racing parts and other Brown & Geeson products to the U.S. and Canadian, automotive parts distribution channels.

Brown & Geeson distributes Mittler Brothers in Europe with an exclusive arrangement with Mittler Brothers and Tanner Racing Products.  If you happen to have any issues with the B-G Racing website, or you would like just like to review more of our products, feel free to review our wide range of machine shop fabrication equipment, machinery, tools, and accessory items at the Mittler Brothers online store; and, then you can check with Brown & Geeson for availability in Europe.  Alternatively, you may request a print catalog or download the current product catalog right now.  The file download is a pdf document.

Racing Enthusiasts Who Manufacture High-Performance Automotive Equipment and Parts

The staff at Tanner Racing Products and Mittler Brothers are pretty much racing enthusiasts.  You can keep track of our own participation in races and racing events by checking Mittler Brothers News & Events, by following Mittler Brothers on Facebook or by MB Motorsports, our own racing team and any sponsored team(s).

“England based Brown & Geeson… founded in 1963…became recognized as one of the UK’s most respected manufacturers of various OEM vehicle accessories…[and] aftermarket equipment.”  Most of the staff at Mittler Brothers and Tanner Racing Products, are racing enthusiasts.  And to see other racing fans with businesses create new, innovative products based upon “…life-long circuit racers themselves, launched the B-G Racing specialty brand to service road racers with high quality setup equipment and pit accessories, in 2012.  With the brand fast approaching its fifth year on the market, B-G Racing…appointed Mittler Bros. Machine & Tool as the official importer and distributor of their products in the North American marketplace.”

Our collective distribution partnership is a boon for racing teams, automotive enthusiasts, DIY mechanics, shop mechanics, machine shop personnel, and other professional automotive personnel.

Brown & Geeson Distributes Mittler Brothers in Europe: Contact Us

You can learn more about Mittler Brothers/Tanner Racing Products that are now available through Brown & Geeson.  You may review product descriptions located on product pages, and you can review short demonstration videos on site.  We also post shop machinery demonstration videos on the Mittler Brothers YouTube! Channel.

Feel free to review any products that you are interested in, and then you can contact Brown & Geeson regarding Mittler Brothers and Tanner Racing Products distribution in general.  You may contact Mittler Brothers locally in Wright City, MO, (local calls: 636-745-7757), or call us at 800-467-2464.  Businesses may e-mail at: sales@mittlerbros.com.

Note: Information, details and citation(s) in this blog post are from Mittler Brothers Machine & Tool newsletters dated 9/29/16 and 1/26/2017.

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Join Us at Mittler Brothers Machine & Tool for a Jamey Jordan Metalworking Course in April 2017

Join Us at Mittler Brothers Machine & Tool for a Jamey Jordan Metalworking Course in April 2017

Jamey Jordan Metalworking Course in April 2017 at Mittler Brothers Machine & Tool

You can learn some of the tricks of the trade in Bead Rolling, using Bead Rollers, selecting the best Bead Rolls, and using Rotary Machines directly from a metalworking master!  We have added another Jamey Jordan Metalworking Course in April 2017 since we have had successful previous courses with Jamey Jordan and attendees.

Mittler Brothers Machine & Tool (800-467-2464) and Tanner Racing Products continue a successful and interested collaboration with sheet metalworking guru Jamey Jordan of Hand Made Seat Company.  Our next class to be held at Mittler Brothers in Wright City, Missouri, is the latest coursework available from Jamey Jordan and you can review some previous blog posts regarding activities, instruction in using tools, dies, punches, flares, Bead Rollers and equipment.

You can review our Jamey Jordan and Josh Bullock Metalworking Class in October of 2016, or the Jamey Jordan Bead Rolling Workshop in June of 2016, or the Jamey Jordan Metal Working Class in June of 2016, to get an idea about the topics and how we have your weekend course set up for personal instruction from Jamey Jordan as well as the opportunity to use a variety of equipment and accessories.  Mittler Brothers will provide all the materials for the upcoming Jamey Jordan Metalworking Course in April 2017.

Sign Up for the Jamey Jordan Metalworking Course in April 2017

We have already had people sign up for the class, so, there are a handful of slots left for your weekend coursework with Jamey Jordan and personnel from Mittler Brothers and Tanner Racing Products.  To reserve your spot for the weekend of metalworking classes, or for additional information and details about this Jamey Jordan workshop, please email us at: registration@mittlerbros.com.

You may reach us at 800-467-2464, or you may call us locally at 636-745-7757.  We are located right off of Interstate 70 in at Mittler Brothers, 10 Cooperative Way, Wright City, MO, 63390.

Upcoming Jamey Jordan Metalworking Course in April 2017

The next Mittler Brothers and Jamey Jordan Metalworking Course is in April 2017.  We have set aside the weekend of April 21-23, 2017, for the course.  Starting on Friday night, we offer attendees an informal meet and greet at a local hotel so people can get the chance to meet other attendees, Jamey Jordan, and staff from Mittler Brothers.  On Saturday and Sunday, we have the actual class and metalworking opportunities using equipment, tools, and accessories.  You will have the chance to use Bead Rollers, Rotary Machines, Bead Rolls, Art Bead Rolls and various other accessories.

All equipment and materials are provided by Mittler Brothers, so you just need to show up ready to learn techniques from an expert!  You can review the Jamey Jordan Signature Series of products manufactured by Mittler Brothers.  We do add products periodically, so be sure to check back with us about new Jamey Jordan Signature Series products.

If you have looked through the previous blogs, you will get a chance to go through some of the coursework and techniques that Jamey Jordan typically covers, such as:

  • Bead Roller 101 including basic machine features and operation
  • Die 101 including differences in types of dies and when to use specific accessories
  • Art and basic layout and how to transfer your layout to sheet metal
  • Rivet layout
  • Seat layout and design techniques
  • And other techniques and sheet metalworking methods

And, attendees and DIYer metalworking enthusiasts alike can learn more about using Bead Rollers and Rotary Machines by picking up the Jamey Jordan bead rolling instructional videos: The Art of Bead Rolling, Volume 1, and The Art of Bead Rolling: All the Steps, Volume 2, which are available through Mittler Brothers.

Jamey Jordan Metalworking Course in April 2017 and Beyond

We will continue expanding the Jamey Jordan Signature Series as well as providing a venue for interested parties or for our customers to learn sheet metalworking techniques and methods right here in our production facility.  You will receive instruction by one of the most innovative bead rolling experts that we know!

Once again, we continue to plan for more “hands-on” sheet metalworking classes and courses with Jamey Jordan and other skilled sheet metal fabrication specialists.  And, we enjoy meeting our customers and sheet metal fabrication enthusiasts.  So, whether for your own information and experience, or to expand work techniques, please feel free to contact about registering for the Jamey Jordan Metalworking Course in April 2017 to be held at Mittler Brothers.

You may e-mail us at: registration@mittlerbros.com for answers to additional questions, or to book your admission today to the coursework!

You can also learn much more about the types of products that we manufacture in Missouri by reviewing Mittler Brothers online.

You may call us nationwide at 800-467-2464, or call us locally at 636-745-7757 during normal business hours.  And, don’t forget to check out our Mittler Brothers News section of our e-commerce store as we post news about upcoming events including trade shows and industry events.

You may download or request the new, 2017 Mittler Brothers/Tanner Racing Products catalog for yourself or a business.

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The 2017 Machine & Tool Product Catalog from Mittler Brothers and Tanner Racing Products Is Now Available!

The 2017 Machine & Tool Product Catalog from Mittler Brothers and Tanner Racing Products Is Now Available!

Get Our 2017 Machine & Tool Shop Product Catalog for Repair Shops, Machine Shops and Racing Equipment and Parts

We would like to let you know that the 2017 machine & tool product catalog including sheet metal fabrication and shop equipment and machinery, to our well-known and high-performance automotive parts catalog.  In business for over 30 years, Mittler Brothers Machine & Tool and Tanner Racing Products continue to expand an inventory of innovative and high-performance parts, equipment, shop machinery, and miscellaneous systems or tools.

Business customers and individual customers may take advantage of the release of the 2017 machine & tool product catalog by either downloading the 2017 Mittler Brothers Machine & Tool and Tanner Racing Products catalog, or feel free to fill out the form to request a printed copy for your company, for yourself, or for your later reference.

New, Innovative Products, New Partnerships for 2017 and Beyond

As usual, we are quite pleased with the extensive selection of precision and long-lasting and range of machine shop equipment, general job shop, sheet metal fabrication equipment, shop machinery, various equipment and systems (particularly on the racing side of our online store), tooling options, tools, and accessories available in the 2017 machine & tool product catalog.  We are quite pleased to offer our valued individual customers and business clientele high-quality, durable, long-lasting products for shops, machine shops, job shops and racing teams.

Just like we added some of the best handheld shop equipment from German manufacturer Fein Tools in the 2016 catalog, we announced partnerships with a couple of additional companies in the last few months.  Our ongoing collaboration with sheet metal artist Jamey Jordan continues with new Bead Roller and Rotary Machine products available in the Jamey Jordan Signature Series.  Be sure to review our B-G Racing automotive parts distribution blog post—we now are a B-G Racing parts supplier.  Additionally, we are now manufacturing and supplying LEE Race Technology AN Wrenches with an exclusive fabrication and distributorship—learn more about the FAST-AN® Wrench Tool System.

Learn More About Mittler Brothers and Tanner Racing Products

You may want to learn more about our Mittler Brothers and Tanner Racing Products.  Our list of 2017 machine shop equipment, machinery, products, parts options, and high-end automotive systems continues to expand and we have continued to expand ways for customers or potential customers to learn more about our companies.  We do post a variety of machinery demonstrations and other materials on our YouTube! account.  You can learn more about our machinery by viewing Mittler Brothers on our YouTube! Channel, as well as reviewing the video demonstration page direct—review shop machinery demonstration videos available direct from our inventory and available for sale direct.  You can order items direct through the Mittler Brothers online store.

You can learn about our custom Industrial Automation job shop; we produce a wide range of industrial automation solutions for all kinds of business in different market sectors.  Also, you may review Mittler Brothers machinery demonstration videos available on the Mittler Brothers website.  You can keep up with product releases, trade show events, and other news by reviewing Mittler Brothers News (product release information, news, events and classes at Mittler Brothers and Tanner Racing Products), and you may also follow us on several social media platforms.  You may follow us on any of these accounts or you can fill out the form on many pages of our website so you can receive our periodic newsletter which frequently has the latest news, but also information about new equipment, machinery, tools and/or parts available throughout the year.  Also, if you don’t know that we are avid racing fans, feel free to learn more about our racing team and sponsorship by reviewing Mittler Brothers racing or MB Motorsports.

Get Your Copy of the 2017 Machine & Tool Product Catalog or Contact Us Regarding Sales

Contact Mittler Brothers if you need any direct sales assistance, or if you have questions about any inventory stock, machine shop equipment, various automotive machinery, tools, accessory products, replacement parts, optional items, or high-end automotive parts, leveling equipment, custom crankshafts, racing calibration equipment, replacement parts, and products designed with specific racing circuits in mind.

You may purchase inventory stock items direct from the Mittler Brothers online store. Also, do not forget to download or request a print copy of the 2017 Mittler Brothers Machine & Tool and Tanner Racing Products catalog.  Our 2017 machine & tool product catalog has some new, innovative parts as well as parts from specialty manufacturers including us!

You can reach us direct at 636-745-7757 in Wright City, Missouri.  Customer and businesses may call us toll-free at 800-467-2464.  Businesses may reach our sales team at: sales@mittlerbros.com.

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