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Trucking’s Impact on the Environment and Becoming more Eco-Friendly

Today, June 5th, 2019 is World Environmental Day. Transportation has a significant impact on the environment. It is a major user of energy and burns the most petroleum world wide. This means transportation is a main contributor to global warming through emissions of carbon dioxide. In the United States alone, nearly 30% of greenhouse gas […]

Grind and Polish Robot

Grind and Polish Robot: Fanuc R200 iC Foundry Pro HERD had been considering automation in production for the past 5 years, originally focused on a welding robot as the best place to start. It wasn’t until November of 2017 during a trip to Chicago for the FabTech Show that we realized we should look to […]

How to Become a HERD Dealer

If you’ve had customers requesting HERD or just love our product and want to represent us in your area, this is how you can become an authorized dealer. First we’ll need to know if you are an OEM dealer or a company specializing in after-market parts. OEM dealers are typically approved fairly quickly as you […]

Have you HERD?

Here you’ll find links to several articles that HERD has been a part of in the past. If you want to learn more about our unique corporation feel free to find your way to any of the links below!   Canadian Metalworking by Treena Hein – 2/20/2018   Manufacturing Automation – Treena Hein – 01/29/2018 […]

How It’s Made: Grille Guards

  TUBES Straight lengths of 304 stainless steel tubes are delivered to HERD. We then cut them to the proper length needed for each specific grille guard.  Getting them into the right shape is next so off they go to the tube bender.  Each tube is bent specifically for the make and model of truck […]

How It’s Made: AeroPLUS

  TUBES Our tubes are brought to HERD in 20 foot extrusions and cut to size. They are then sent to be polished using an angle sander and later put through a polishing machine for finishing.    BOXES Boxes are made out of aluminum and are outsourced to get laser cut to size.  When they […]

HERD receives Manufacturing Award