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“Slam Stick”™ Helps NAVAIR Engineers Troubleshoot Aircraft

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NAVAIR News Article Featuring the Slam Stick. Published September 13, 2016: The proverb “Good things come in small packages” may well be the new mantra of the avionics department of Naval Air Systems Command’s (NAVAIR) In-Service Support Center-North Island. An engineering tool called “Slam Stick”™ is helping to identify some of the most perplexing maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) issues NAVAIR engineers  face every day. Manufactured by Midé and designed to measure and record vibrations, temperature, and air pressure, the lightweight Slam Stick is a sensor that is 3 inches in length and less than 2 inches in width. And...

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Webinar: Shock & Vibration Overview

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Join our resident Shock and Vibration expert, Steve Hanly, as he presents a webinar entitled; Shock and Vibration Overview.This webinar has been created to help you sort through the many measurement and analysis options available for shock and vibration. In this presentation, attendees will learn about sensor selection, data acquisition systems, and equipment setup guidelines. Participants will gain a better understanding of shock and vibration analysis, and discover the analysis software options best suited to their needs. Live: September 20. 1-2pm EST.

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Mide and Slam Stick Featured as Navy SBIR Success Story

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Midé was recently featured as an example success story for the Navy's SBIR and STTR program.  A total Department of Navy investment of $850K into Midé's Slam Stick data logger technology now yields savings on average of $100K per F/A-18 test flight. Below is an excerpt from the SBIR success story (click link to download). "Slam Stick X provides a compact and lightweight capability to acquire vibration data quickly and easily on any aircraft-reducing aircraft instrumentation costs, flight test costs, and diagnosis time. Slam Stick X is expected to save NAVAIR $3-5M in the four years following its initial procurement. These savings could increase as Slam...

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Mide ISO 9001:2008 Quality System Approved by NQA

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Mide Technology's commitment to maintaining a robust quality system based on continual improvement was assessed and approved by National Quality Assurance (NQA) allowing Mide to maintain its ISO 9001:2008 status.  For the first time Mide's Slam Stick data logging products were included under the ISO 9001:2008 designation, marking a great milestone for the continued success of that product line.  To review the ISO 9001:2008 certificate please click here.  

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Mide Receives Boeing's Performance Excellence Award (BPEA)

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Mide is proud to announce it has been awarded Boeing's Performance Excellence Award (BPEA). *** It is with great appreciation and respect that The Boeing Company congratulates MIDE TECHNOLOGY CORP for achieving superior supplier performance. MIDE TECHNOLOGY CORP has maintained a minimum Silver composite performance rating for each month of the performance period from Oct. 1, 2014, to Sept. 30, 2015. Based on this outstanding achievement, your company has earned recognition as a Boeing Performance Excellence Award (BPEA) recipient for 2015. This year, 530 suppliers achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. Your company is among...

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