In Issue 2020 October, Making It In NM By Clark Miller Making It In Northern Michigan: Hayes Manufacturing Not all business marriages work. However, the purchase nearly a year ago of Hayes Manufacturing in Fife Lake by the much larger CK Power in St. Louis seems to be doing just fine.  There are concrete reasons for that. First, this is… Read More


We have had new customers, as well as existing customers pose questions about our HEX-FLX Flywheel Couplings Patented Locking System.  Mainly because how the locking system functions is not apparent by just looking at the parts.  Some people will tighten the locking screws before the hub is located on the shaft, which is bad (as… Read More


    We have used a Hob to machine splines for years at our facility.  Due to Lean Manufacturing principles and the pursuit for continual improvement, we decided to try and start Milling our splines onto our Stub Shafts.  If this was possible, we would be able to streamline our Stub Shaft manufacturing process and… Read More


CK Power develops mobile charger to keep battery-powered buses on schedule “A customer came to us, looking for a solution that could charge their battery-powered buses while they were in different locations during testing, or wherever there wasn’t an infrastructure available,” said Clayton R. Costello, vice president of Marketing and Corporate Strategy, CK Power, St.… Read More


Have a pulley or an overhung clutch you need to drive? Look no further – we’ve got the solution.  The Hayes Bearing Supported Stub Shaft allows you to side-load the back of an engine while simultaneously preventing any load transmission back to the crankshaft.  Hayes Manufacturing has been designing and manufacturing our bearing supported stub… Read More


Please come visit our Booth # T574 (Hall 4 – JKV Corporation) Hall 4 – Floor Plan (Click Here) The Market Place For Construction Equipment Industry Infrastructure sector is a key driver for the Indian economy. The sector is highly responsible for propelling India’s overall development and enjoys intense focus from Government for initiating policies… Read More


Come join us at booth S83759 ( IFPE – South Hall 3) This show is massive and a must attend. CONEXPO-CON/AGG is North America’s largest construction trade show representing asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, lifting, mining, utilities and more. 2,800 exhibitors 2,500,000 square feet 150 education sessions NEXT SHOW The next show will be held March 10-14,… Read More


Come join us at our booth at this years World AG EXPO.   We will be located inside Berendsen Fluid Powers Booth # L31 World Ag Expo is the largest annual outdoor agricultural exposition featuring 1,450+ exhibitors and more than 100,000 attendees each year. Each year it is held at the International Agri-Center in Tulare, California,… Read More


      Click Picture to watch the news story         LEELANAU COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) — Here on UpNorth Family, we like to give your kids ideas of different career fields to get into. Rob Summers, the Vice Chair for the Grand Traverse Area Manufacturing Council, and Emily Challender, the chair of… Read More


Record turnout at Manufacturing Day Nearly 1,000 students part of regional event BY MARK URBAN murban@record-eagle.com FIFE LAKE — Every student who toured Hayes Manufacturing, Inc. left with an aluminum medallion. Some left with a potential career. The Fife Lake plant was one of 43 manufacturers hosting nearly 1,000 area students for fifth annual Manufacturing Day.… Read More