The Specialty Mfg. Factory

The Specialty Manufacturing Company is uniquely qualified to offer the highest quality molded plastic and machined metal parts. Three primary reasons for this are the ability to:Coordinate the engineering, manufacturing, testing and assembly skills required within each of three Minnesota, USA manufacturing locations.Leverage eight distinct manufacturing skill sets that are applied to a broad range [...]

By |2018-10-02T18:38:21+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Valves|0 Comments

World’s Greatest

Specialty Manufacturing featured on the popular ION television network as one of the Worlds' Greatest Manufacturers of valves. Broadcast quality segment profiles the company's capabilities and commitment to solving problems and customer service. https://www.specialtymfg.com/video/

By |2018-07-31T18:19:28+00:00July 31st, 2018|Valves|0 Comments

The Material Importance of Fit, Form and Function

Today’s smaller and lighter automotive engines achieve greater speed than their predecessors while consuming less fuel. The simultaneous reduction of emissions and increased miles per gallon (MPG) figures testify to how truly efficient these engines have become. The downside of the more stringent performance requirements, however, results in a greater susceptibility for a buildup of [...]

By |2018-03-19T22:49:10+00:00March 19th, 2018|Valves|0 Comments

Value-added Engineering is a Specialty Effort

Value-added engineering simply means just that. It enhances and customizes a standard solution so that it works better; offers cost, reliability and performance benefits; or uniquely solves a long-standing challenge. Providing value-added engineering is more than lip service and empty claims. It requires that an engineering team be in place, tasked with improving project quality [...]

By |2018-03-19T22:46:44+00:00March 19th, 2018|Valves|0 Comments

A Shared Philosophy Ensures Repeat Business

When Holiday House Distributing, the largest distributor of OCS, water and vending parts in North America, needed a modification to a ball valve design, there was no question that it would ask The Specialty Manufacturing Co. (SMC) to create it. Although Holiday House could have chosen to continue to perform manual assembly of the fitting, [...]

By |2018-03-19T22:47:18+00:00March 19th, 2018|Valves|0 Comments

Powerful online valve specification tool takes the guess work out of selecting the right valve

Now design engineers can quickly navigate through intuitive menus of valve attributes to identify the right valve for their application. Introducing The Specialty Mfg. Valve Configurator. The powerful online specification tool hosted at https://www.specialtymfg.com guides users based on their requirements with no guess work. Once the configurator displays the search results, users can view and compare the [...]

By |2018-03-13T16:52:48+00:00March 13th, 2018|Valves|0 Comments

The Importance of Check Valve Applications

Small parts are the most important components for fuel systems, especially when space is at a premium and you need a brass or plastic check valve that perfectly fits your needs. Often, companies specializing applications such as water methanol injection kits for diesel and gasoline engines, have problems and turn to The Specialty Mfg. Co. [...]

By |2017-10-16T07:25:04+00:00October 16th, 2017|Valves|0 Comments

Chlorine Dispensers for Safe Water: Scaling for Results

A chlorine dispenser situated at the point of water collection is being piloted in Kenya and has been well received by communities, with a 69% take-up rate. Identifying how to scale up this approach could drastically alter the rural water landscape and allow more children to be saved from the scourge of diarrhea. Read [...]

By |2017-05-10T00:39:56+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Valves|1 Comment