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FasTest Introduces Paul Kaufer as New Director of Sales

Minneapolis, MN—May 15, 2017—FasTest, Inc. announces that Paul Kaufer has been hired as the Director of Sales, effective immediately.

Mr. Kaufer will oversee FasTest’s global sales operations. “We were determined to find someone with a strong background in managing relationships with distribution partners and growing sales with key accounts,” said Gary Rychley, President of FasTest. “I am excited to have Paul lead the sales team in global expansion of FasTest in the HVAC, Compressed Gas and the broad-based Manufacturing sectors. Under Paul’s leadership we are expecting to continue to add direct sales people as well as distributor partners to further FasTest’s global presence.” read more

FasTest Introduces Updated Connection Verification System

FasTest Adds M8 Termination Option and Introduces New Calibration Tool

Minneapolis, MN—May 1, 2017—FasTest, Inc. introduces the latest generation of its Connection Verification™ technology for its industry leading pneumatically actuated FE Series and FI Series quick connectors. FE+ and FI+ Connection Verification enabled quick connectors utilize an embedded, high-resolution sensor to signal when the connector has properly actuated. This unique technology improves leak testing efficiency by reducing the number of failed tests due to improper connections caused by a variety of common problems, including operator placement or even worn seals. Connection Verification technology improves safety and efficiency in automated, semi-automated or manual leak test stations. “Connection Verification was specifically designed to eliminate waste caused by unidentified connection failures during leak tests,” said Dustin Sirny, Product Development Manager. “By enabling operators to pinpoint a failed connection prior to running a leak test, we are able to eliminate diagnostic time and the associated costs.” read more

FasTest Partners with Innovative Fluid Power to Expand Distribution Coverage in U.S.

FasTest adds IFP’s South and West Divisions to Cover Seven Additional States

Minneapolis, MN—April 19, 2017—FasTest, Inc. broadens their partnership with distribution partner, Innovative Fluid Power to expand distribution coverage throughout the south and plains states. IFP’s West and South divisions will join IFP North and Iowa Fluid Power as FasTest distribution partners and combine to cover thirteen states throughout the Midwest.

Innovative Fluid Power will partner with FasTest to promote the FasTest brands throughout the manufacturing industries in the Midwest, and provide technical support to previously under-served customers. IFP will specifically focus on FasTest’s product lines for the Fluid Power Industry, a market they have served for over 40 years. “We believe that partnering with a trusted company in Innovative Fluid Power will allow FasTest to quickly introduce our line of established manufacturing connectors, specifically those suited for the Fluid Power and Mobile Hydraulics industries, to previously under-served customers,” said Josh Beckfeld, Sales Manager of FasTest’s South region. read more

FasTest Partners with Leading Appliances Manufacturer

Appliances quick connector

FasTest Introduces Valved Appliances Quick Connector

FasTest, Inc., the industry leader in standard and customized quick connectors, has partnered with a leading global manufacturer of home appliances to engineer a custom valved quick connector. This FasTest connector will be used during functional tests of gas-fired appliances to reduce test time and increase throughput throughout the manufacturing processes.

Customer Need

A long-standing customer came to FasTest with a desire to improve the efficiency of their manual functional testing process. The customer required a single action to simultaneously seal the port and open a valve to a live gas line. Prior to FasTest, the appliance manufacturer was using outdated Tuthill connectors that had poor main seal life and were difficult to repair and service in the field. read more

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