French Newly Revamped Website Focuses On Customer First

When working through the many stages of our new website redesign we had our primary Core Value in mind: Customer First.  The website features enhanced navigation that offers a quick and easy way for users to research equipment solutions by product, industry or equipment application.

Hydraulic Presses for Rubber Molding

French custom hydraulic presses for rubber molding applications are available from 5 to 2,000 tons with a wide range of platen sizes and daylight openings.

View a few examples of how our hydraulic presses provide solutions to fit the needs of your molding initiatives.

French Expands Machining Capability with CNC Machine Tool Investment

We have expanded our machining capability with the recent investment in three new CNC machine tools.  We upgraded our Piqua, Ohio, manufacturing facility with a bridge milling machine, a vertical turning lathe and a horizontal machining center.  The aggressive investment replaced our aging manual machines, advancing the capabilities and the sustainability of our company.

Daniel P. French Discusses our Vision of Customer Partnership

Our Chairman and CEO, Daniel P. French, sheds light on our sales and partnership methods. “Our approach…is to sit on the same side of the desk as the customer and put the problem on the other side of the desk.”

2017 Trade Show and Event Schedule

Schedule a one-on-one appointment with French Sales Engineers at this year’s industry events! We are excited to announce our 2017 trade show and event schedule for our hydraulic press, rubber mixer, polymer and oilseed equipment product groups.

French and Upper Valley Career Center Share the Benefits of Apprenticeship Programs

In 2012, 71% of students graduating from four-year colleges did so with student loan debt.   At an average debt over $25,000 per student, Americans owe more in student loan debt than credit card debt. At the same time, 80% of manufacturers report a moderate or serious shortage of qualified applicants for skilled production positions.  Over the next decade, nearly 3½ million manufacturing jobs will likely be needed, and 2 million are expected to go unfilled due to the skills gap.