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Read the latest press releases on Rockford Systems, LLC, an innovative company working to provide solutions for your machine safeguarding needs.

Inspiring Future Manufacturing Engineers

Future Manufacturing Engineers – In a continuing effort to foster student interest in manufacturing and engineering, Rockford Systems, LLC announced today that it is sponsoring an educational visit for local high school students to FABTECH, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, scheduled for November 6-9, 2017, in Chicago’s McCormick Place. Students […]

Upgraded Encoder-Based Safety Control System

Combating Hydraulic Press and Press Brake Injuries with Upgraded Encoder-Based Safety Control System According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 49 percent of injuries from hydraulic power presses and press brakes result in the amputation of the operator’s hand or fingers. Other bodily injuries include strangulation from loose clothing, and severe lacerations caused […]

Rockford Systems Redesigns Website with More Powerful Product Navigation Tools

Customers Can Now Search by Machine Type Rockford Systems, LLC. today launched a new and improved version of its popular website, www.rockfordsystems.com, offering clearer navigation and more powerful search tools for its more than 10,000 machine safeguarding products. The freshly reorganized site makes it easier for customers to locate safeguarding products that match their immediate […]

Rockford Systems to Attend National Safety Council Congress & Expo

Harnessing the power of advanced technology to improve the safety of industrial machine operations, Rockford Systems, LLC today announced that “Compliant Safeguarding Solutions” will be the theme for its participation at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo (NSC) in the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, running from Sept 25-27, 2017. NSC is the […]

Sensing-Saf-Start® Protects Machine Operators from Accidental Re-Starts following Power Interruptions

Anti-Restart Protection Required by Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) Drills, mills, lathes, grinders, saws and other 120V machinery can abruptly shut down during operation due to a power interruption. When an unintentional shut down takes place, it is critically important that a machine does not automatically restart, catching the operator by surprise and leading […]

Rockford Systems Announces Live Webinar on the Newest Tech Breakthroughs in Safeguarding Press Brakes

Free “Laser Curtains vs. Laser Active Opto-Electronic Protective Devices (AOPD) webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10-11 am CT. Rockford Systems, LLC., a premier provider of machine safeguarding products and services, today announced details for the next webinar in its online educational series: “Safeguarding Press Brakes: Light Curtains vs. Laser AOPD.” This free, […]

Rockford Systems and The Master Lock Company Form Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Machine Safety Adoption in Manufacturing Facilities

Rockford Systems LLC and The Master Lock Company today announced a new joint initiative designed to accelerate the adoption of safety technologies throughout the North American manufacturing sector. The two industry-leading companies are teaming up to reduce workplace accidents, improve job efficiencies, and help ensure manufacturers are in compliance with the latest OSHA, ANSI and […]

Open House National Manufacturing Day

Open House National Manufacturing Day – A fixture in the Rockford business community for more than four decades, Rockford Systems, LLC. announced today it will be commemorating National Manufacturing Day, October 6, 2017, with an Open House featuring a machine safety presentation, interactive safeguarding demonstrations, networking with machine safeguarding specialists, participation in the #selfieforsafety community […]

New Reference Guides for Specific Machine Safeguarding Requirements

New Reference Guides – Rockford Systems, LLC. is adding value to its customer relationships by launching a Quick Reference Sheet (QRS) library page on its website that highlights safeguarding requirements for specific machines. Available as downloadable PDF sheets, each QRS is a reliable source for OSHA 1910 and ANSI B-11 standards as they relate to […]

How a Simple Safeguarding Device Prevents Welding and Riveting Injuries

Detect-A-Finger® reduces amputations with failsafe sensing probe According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 5,000 American manufacturing workers suffer injuries involving amputation or limb loss every single year. In all, amputations rank in OSHA’s top three serious workplace injuries. Rockford Systems, a leader in machine safeguarding technologies, recognizes that these devastating, life-altering injuries […]