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Midtronics Recognized as Chicago’s Most Innovative Company
Crain's Chicago Business named Midtronics #1 on its annual Eureka Index, based on the quality and strength of the Midtronics patent portfolio. This is the third consecutive year Midtronics has appeared on the list, previously finishing #4 and #6. Midtronics had Chicago’s highest-rated patents granted in 2013, based on key criteria including uniqueness of the idea and likelihood for product development.
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New Tools for New Tech: Servicing the Rapidly Growing Fleet of Advanced Battery Powered Vehicles
CHARGED EVs Magazine showcases the Midtronics line of innovative products for the hybrid/electric vehicle market in its “New Tools for New Tech” series (April/May 2012 issue). Featured are the GRX-5000 EV Battery Module Diagnostic Station, the GRX-5100 Hybrid Battery Pack Diagnostic Station, and the HYB-1000 Hybrid Battery System Analyzer.
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Electric Avenues: Evolving electrical systems need a new generation of chargers and testers
Anyone who has ever questioned the need for the latest generation of chargers and testers should look no further than the growing complexity of today's electrical systems. Batteries that were once responsible for little more than starting power are now asked to feed a growing list of accessories, from heated seats to navigation systems. Midtronics Executive Director of Marketing Will Sampson talks with Jobber News about how diagnostic and charging tools have advanced to address the newest technologies.
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Midtronics Founder & CEO Steve McShane Named McGladrey Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
Willowbrook, IL, November 20, 2014 – Steve McShane, founder and chief executive officer of Midtronics, Inc. was named the recipient of the 2014 McGladrey Lifetime Achievement Award during the firm’s annual Manufacturing & Distribution Executive Summit. The award recognizes a distinguished Chicago-area business executive who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in business and civic involvement, as well as significant contributions to the community, thereby setting an example for future business leaders.
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Midtronics DSS-7000 Battery Diagnostic Service System Wins Two Major Industry Awards
Willowbrook, IL, November 4, 2014 – Midtronics, Inc. announced that the DSS-7000 Battery Service Diagnostic System has won both a MOTOR Magazine 2014 Top 20 Tools Award and a 2014 Professional Tool & Equipment News Innovation Award. The awards were presented today at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, NV. The DSS-7000 features full battery service management with VIN-driven testing and integration with the Midtronics Battery Management Information System (BMIS); advanced diagnostics for today’s most sophisticated battery and vehicle systems; and automated service applications via touch-screen tablet controller.
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Midtronics Opens Expanded Headquarters Facility in China
Willowbrook, IL, October 14, 2014 – Midtronics has announced the opening of a new, expanded China Headquarters facility in support of the company’s ongoing commitment to global growth. With a much larger footprint, including a laboratory with drive-in facilities, the new Midtronics Shenzhen Technical Center enables Midtronics to expand its capabilities in the growing China market, while also better serving its existing Asia Pacific customer base. The facility also broadens the company’s technical focus on emerging advanced battery applications and technologies on a global basis and fosters new partnerships in mission-critical stationary power applications.
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Midtronics Launches Informational Microsite Featuring the DSS-7000 Battery Diagnostic Service System
Willowbrook, IL, September 10, 2014 – Midtronics, Inc. today launched an informational microsite — or mini website — to provide customers with detailed information about the company’s newest diagnostic platform — the DSS-7000 Battery Diagnostic Service System. The microsite is currently available in four languages and fully outlines the benefits offered by the DSS-7000, as well as product imagery, screen and report examples, and details on key features.
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Midtronics Recognized as Chicago’s Most Innovative Company
Willowbrook, IL, April 7, 2014 – Crain’s Chicago Business has released its annual Eureka Index with Midtronics, Inc. topping the list as the Chicago area’s most innovative company. The rankings are based on an exclusive analysis of patents by Ocean Tomo, LLC, a Chicago-based merchant bank that specializes in evaluating intellectual property. Ocean Tomo’s algorithms assess both patent quality and strength, arriving at a total Eureka Index score. The Midtronics score of 171.8 puts its patent portfolio in the top 5 percent of all U.S. patents.
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