• How Many Production Shifts Does UEA Have?

    posted on Thursday, July 19, 2018

    United Equipment Accessories (UEA) has seen immense growth in our hydraulic swivel business. In fact, we're on pace to more than double our 2017 hydraulic sales output. As we've shared in recent posts, with growth comes challenges, and in this case specifically meeting the pace of a ramped up production schedule. To meet the schedule challenges of the increased sales demand, UEA has staffed and successfully launched a new night production shift.

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  • Spring Cleaning: Keeping Our Standards High

    posted on Wednesday, April 25, 2018

    At United Equipment Accessories (UEA), we pride ourselves on our high standards and exceeding expectations. On a fairly regular basis we have visitors tour our facility here at United Equipment Accessories in Waverly, Iowa. Visitors range from customers, vendors, local students, and educational or business groups to political personalities. A range of lifestyles and backgrounds pass through the aisles of the UEA facility, but a common and frequently heard comment is, β€œIt is so clean here!”

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  • How UEA Corrects Non-Conformances with 8D Method

    posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2018

    Non-conformances are a part of every manufacturing facility. At United Equipment Accessories (UEA) we use the 8-Discipline (8D) corrective method to address any critical non-conformance issues that may arise. This is the most effective approach to address any nonconformity in the production process.

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  • New Machine Doubles Hydraulic Swivel Capacity

    posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2016

    On a snowy morning in January, a Mori NT5400 arrived at United Equipment Accessories after making an over 6,000-mile journey from Japan to our facility in Waverly, IA.

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  • You Get What You Pay For

    posted on Tuesday, February 10, 2015

    We have all heard the saying that sometimes trying to save a few dollars can be more expensive in the long run. In the following case, lost time in production was traced back to buying a less expensive, lower quality slip ring.

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