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Supplier Directory Whatever your classroom or lab needs, you’ll find manufacturers and vendors here that can help you. The fields each company serves appear in bold type. When you contact a company, please let them know you saw their listing in tech directions ! Bob Smith Industries, Inc. 8060 Morro Rd. Atascadero, CA 93422 800-223-7699; Fax 805-466-3683 www.bsi-inc.com info@bsi-inc.com Construction, Furniture, Manufacturing, Plastics, Woodworking All Electronics Corp. 14928 Oxnard St. Van Nuys, CA 91411 800-826-5432; Fax 818-781-2653 www.allelectronics.com allcorp@allcorp.com Electronics, Robotics, Pre-Engineering/Engineering Electronic and electro-mechanical parts and supplies for the hobbyist, industry, schools, and R&D labs. In stock is a large variety of parts including resistors, capacitors, battery holders, proto boards, wire, diodes, LEDs, Paral-lax, and Aduino components, batteries, switches, relays, solenoids , connectors, and many other items. Most orders ship from stock within 48 hours. design and renewable energy and are “hands on” and “maker” type projects that get kids to actually design and build something, then experiment with it. And we help teachers teach the “normally hard” technical subjects with greater ease, since their students are already engaged in learning with our kits. Check out our latest ecoSTEM Village kits at www.ecoStemHouse.com Chief Architect, Inc. 6500 N Mineral Dr. Coeur d’ Alene, ID 83815 800-482-4433; Fax 208-292-3420 www.chiefarchitect.com sales@chiefarchitect.com Building Trades & Construction, CAD/ Drafting/Design, Career/Technical/ Vo-Ed, Graphic & Communications Technology Electronic Express 900 Hart St. Rahway, NJ 07027 800-972-2225; Fax 732-381-1006 www.elexp.com electron@elexp.com Electricity, Hand Tools, Pre-Engineering, Robotics, Technology Education EMI-Tech Inc. 1512 CR 4054 Timpson, TX 75975 936-254-3457; Fax 936-254-3049 www.emi-tech.com marylolagouge@yahoo.com Manufacturing, Machining & Metalworking, Product Design, Welding, Energy/Power Apogee Components, Inc. 3355 Fillmore Ridge Heights Colorado Springs, CO 80907 719-535-9335; Fax 719-534-9050 www.apogeerockets.com orders@apogeerockets.com Rocketry, Aviation, Technology Education, Applied Science, STEM EcoCad Design Group, LLC 7470 North Figoeroa St. #103 Eagle Rock, CA 98041 800-826-0570; Fax 323-826-8945 www.ecostemhouse.com info@ecocaddesigngroup.com CAD/Drafting Design, Electricity & Electronics, Energy/Power, STEM, Technology Education ecoCAD Design Group creates unique CAD-based teaching “kits” for use in STEM (Science, Technology, En-gineering, and Math) classrooms using environmentally friendly architectural and electro-mechanical design with renewable energy and real-time energy monitoring. All of our kits focus on CAD ETA International 5 Depot St. Greencastle, IN 46135 800-288-3824 Fax 765-653-4287 www.eta-i.org eta@eta-i.org Career/Technical/Vo-Ed, Electricity & Electronics, Information Technology, STEM, Technology Education Badger Graphic Sales Inc. 1225 Delanglade St. PO Box 46 Kaukauna, WI 54130 920-766-9332; Fax 920-766-3081 www.badgergraphic.com info@badgergraphic.com Graphic & Communications Technology, Information Technology www.techdirections.com SUPPLIER DIRECTORY 35

Supplier Directory

Whatever your classroom or lab needs, you’ll find manufacturers and vendors here that can help you. The fields each company serves appear in bold type.

When you contact a company, please let them know you saw their listing in techdirections!

All Electronics Corp.
14928 Oxnard St. Van Nuys, CA 91411 800-826-5432; Fax 818-781-2653 www.allelectronics.com allcorp@allcorp.com Electronics, Robotics, Pre-Engineering/Engineering

Electronic and electro-mechanical parts and supplies for the hobbyist, industry, schools, and R&D labs. In stock is a large variety of parts including resistors, capacitors, battery holders, proto boards, wire, diodes, LEDs, Parallax, and Aduino components, batteries, switches, relays, solenoids , connectors, and many other items. Most orders ship from stock within 48 hours.

Apogee Components, Inc.
3355 Fillmore Ridge Heights Colorado Springs, CO 80907 719-535-9335; Fax 719-534-9050 www.apogeerockets.com orders@apogeerockets.com Rocketry, Aviation, Technology Education, Applied Science, STEM

Badger Graphic Sales Inc.
1225 Delanglade St. PO Box 46 Kaukauna, WI 54130 920-766-9332; Fax 920-766-3081 www.badgergraphic.com info@badgergraphic.com Graphic & Communications Technology, Information Technology

Bob Smith Industries, Inc.
8060 Morro Rd. Atascadero, CA 93422 800-223-7699; Fax 805-466-3683 www.bsi-inc.com info@bsi-inc.com Construction, Furniture, Manufacturing, Plastics, Woodworking

Chief Architect, Inc.
6500 N Mineral Dr. Coeur d’ Alene, ID 83815 800-482-4433; Fax 208-292-3420 www.chiefarchitect.com sales@chiefarchitect.com Building Trades & Construction, CAD/ Drafting/Design, Career/Technical/ Vo-Ed, Graphic & Communications Technology

EcoCad Design Group, LLC
7470 North Figoeroa St. #103 Eagle Rock, CA 98041 800-826-0570; Fax 323-826-8945 www.ecostemhouse.com info@ecocaddesigngroup.com CAD/Drafting Design, Electricity & Electronics, Energy/Power, STEM, Technology Education

ecoCAD Design Group creates unique CAD-based teaching “kits” for use in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) classrooms using environmentally friendly architectural and electro-mechanical design with renewable energy and real-time energy monitoring. All of our kits focus on CAD design and renewable energy and are “hands on” and “maker” type projects that get kids to actually design and build something, then experiment with it. And we help teachers teach the “normally hard” technical subjects with greater ease, since their students are already engaged in learning with our kits. Check out our latest ecoSTEM Village kits at www.ecoStemHouse.com

Electronic Express
900 Hart St. Rahway, NJ 07027 800-972-2225; Fax 732-381-1006 www.elexp.com electron@elexp.com Electricity, Hand Tools, Pre-Engineering, Robotics, Technology Education

EMI-Tech Inc.
1512 CR 4054 Timpson, TX 75975 936-254-3457; Fax 936-254-3049 www.emi-tech.com marylolagouge@yahoo.com Manufacturing, Machining & Metalworking, Product Design, Welding, Energy/Power

ETA International
5 Depot St. Greencastle, IN 46135 800-288-3824 Fax 765-653-4287 www.eta-i.org eta@eta-i.org Career/Technical/Vo-Ed, Electricity & Electronics, Information Technology, STEM, Technology Education

ETCAI Products
PO Box 1347 Collierville, TN 38027 800-308-0154; Fax 901-861-0233 www.etcai.com info@etcai.com Automotive/Auto Body/Small Engine Diesel, Electricity & Electronics

Do you teach Electronics, Electricity, HVAC, or Automotive Technology? Still using old methods to teach modern technology? Learning electricity can still be easy and fun when you use our software for electricity/electronics instruction. Use the software on all computers and networks at your campus. You may allow students to use the software on home computers if desired. $229.00 for unlimited site licenses! Funds short? Funding is often available though Carl Perkins, your media center, or library. Your director can split cost between several departments using local funds. This software is excellent for retention efforts, individualization, and remediation. Download trial software programs from our website.

Fiber Optic Association
1119 S Mission Rd. #355 Fallbrook, CA 92028 760-451-3655; Fax 781-207-2421 www.thefoa.org info@thefoa.org Communications, Information Technology, Fiber Optics, Cabling, Technology Education

Goodheart-Willcox
18604 West Creek Dr. Tinley Park, IL 60477 800-323-0440; Fax 888-409-3900 www.g-w.com custserv@g-w.com Books, STEM, Career/Technical/ Vo-Ed

GSS Tech Ed
31500 Grape St. Building 3-364 Lake Elsinore, CA 92532 800-422-1100; Fax 951-471-4981 www.gssteched.com gary@gssteched.com Robotics, Career/Technical/Vo-Ed, Electricity & Electronics, Technology Education

G-Tec Inc.
611 W Kathryn Nita, MO 65714 417-725-6400; Fax 417-725-3577 www.g-tec.com steve@g-tec.com Automotive Transmission Service & Testing Equipment

Hendrick Manufacturing Corp
32-34 Commercial St. Salem, MA 01970 978-741-3600 www.hendrickmanufacturing.com info@hendrickmanufacturing.com Manufacturing, CNC/CAM, Plastics, Woodworking

Hobart Institute
of Welding Technology 400 Trade Square East Troy, OH 45373 800-332-9448; Fax 937-332-5200 www.welding.org hiwt@welding.org Books, Career/Technical/Vo-Ed, Welding

Complete training programs including DVDs, instructor guides, and student workbooks. Designed with input from welding instructors, video modules present core information and model proper technique so that students can work through the videos and practice sessions independently with the aid of their workbooks and coaching from their instructor. Visit our website to see a complete line of offerings.

Hossfeld Mfg. Co.
460-462 W Third St. PO Box 557 Winona, MN 55987 507-452-2182; Fax 507-454-1194 www.hossfeldbender.com info@hossfeldbender.com Hand Tools

Hypertherm Inc.
PO Box 5010 Hanover, NH 03755 603-643-3441; Fax 603-643-5352 www.hypertherm.com info@hypertherm.com Welding, Machining, Metalworking, CNC/CAM, Forge & Foundry

Industrial Press
989 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10018 212-889-6330; Fax 212-545-8327 www.industrialpress.com info@industrialpress.com Books

In-House Solutions
240 Holiday Inn Dr., Unit A Cambridge, ON N3C 3X4 Canada 800-529-5517; Fax 519-658-1335 www.inhousesolutions.com info@inhousesolutions.com CAD/Drafting/Design, Machining & Metalworking, Manufacturing

intellitek, Inc.
444 E. Industrial Park Dr. Manchester, NH 03109 800-221-2763; Fax 603-625-2137 www.intellitek.com sales@intellitek.com STEM, Engineering, Robotics, CAD/ CAM/CNC, Energy

Jack Martin & Associates
9422 S. Saginaw Grand Blanc, MI 48439 810-694-5698 www.pre-apprenticetraining.com jdmart@tir.com Building Trades & Construction, Books, Career/Technical/Vo-Ed, Welding, Machining & Metalworking

JDS Products, Inc.
895 Embarcadero Dr. El Dorado Hills, CA 95762 916-933-2699; Fax 916-933-4993 www.jdsproducts.com safstart@aol.com Safety & Maintenance Equipment

John Deere Publishing
5440 Corporate Park Dr. Davenport, IA 52087 800-522-7448; Fax 563-355-3690 www.deere.com Agricultural Technology, Educational Curriculum, Books, Operators/ Technical Manuals

Lucifer Furnaces, Inc.
2048 Bunnell Rd. Warrington, PA 18976 800-378-0095; Fax 215-343-7388 www.luciferfurnaces.com info@luciferfurnaces.com Machining & Metalworking, Heat Treating, Manufacturing

Mastercam
5717 Wollochet Dr. NW Gig Harbor, WA 98335-7320 253-858-6677 www.mastercamedu.com CNC/CAM/Machining & Metalworking, CAD/Drafting/Design, STEM

OWI Inc.
17141 Kingsview Ave Carson, CA 90746 310-515-1900; Fax 310-515-1606 www.owirobot.com sales@owirobot.com Electricity & Electronics, Energy/ Power, Robotics, STEM, Technology Education

Pinnacle Systems, Inc.
PO Box 100088 Pittsburgh, PA 15233 412-262-3950; Fax 412-262-4055 www.pinnaclesystems.com sales@pinnaclesystems.com Hydraulics/Pneumatics, Safety & Maintenance equipment

Pitsco Education
915 East Jefferson Pittsburg, KS 66762 800-835-0686 www.Shop.pitsco.com www.Pitsco.com/help Hydraulics/Pneumatics, Pre-Engineering/Engineering, Robotics, STEM, Energy/Power

Student success drives Pitsco Education to invent new kits, develop teacher guides, and create tools for the classroom that engage and inspire learners. The company helps students succeed by offering a robust array of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) classroom solutions. Our annual Big Book catalog—with more than 350 pages of STEM kits, products, and hands-on activities—has become a favorite of many teachers.

Quality VAKuum Products, Inc.
74 Apsley St. Hudson, MA 01749 978-562-4680; Fax 978-562-4681 www.qualityvak.com qvp@qualityvak.com Woodworking

Teach vacuum veneering, a skill that helps get a job and is fun. Make skate boards and teach at the same time. Large selection of equipment starting at $595 for automatic Venturi pump and bag. Rugged and highly reliable equipment with a lifetime warranty on the VAK Pump. Schools receive a 10% discount off the retail price.

Free—2-hour instructional DVD on vacuum pressing and clamping. Basic to advanced techniques as well as a discussion on what equipment is best for you. Add vacuum clamping to the shop to increase safety and speed up projects.

Roland DGA Corporation
15363 Barranca Parkway Irvine, CA 92618 800-542-2307; Fax 949-727-2112 www.rolanddga.com info@rolanddga.com CAD/Drafting/Design, Career/ Technical/Vo-Ed, CNC/CAM/ Machining & Metalworking, Graphic & Communications Technology, STEM

RSES
1911 Rohlwing Rd., Ste. A Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-1397 800-297-5660; Fax 847-297-5038 www.rses.org general@rses.org Career/Technical/Vo-Ed, Books

SATCO SUPPLY
441 Old Hwy. 8 NW, Ste. 202 St. Paul, MN 55112 800-328-4644; Fax 651-604-6606 www.tools4schools.com sales@satcosupply.net Building Trades & Construction, Furniture, Hand Tools, Machining & Metalworking, Woodworking

Satco Supply represents over 500 manufacturers of tools, equipment, furniture and supplies for Vocational and Technology Education. Autoshop, Drafting, Machining, Woodworking, and more. Shop our Tools-4-Schools catalog for a huge selection of great products to fill your classroom needs, at prices that will help stretch your budget. Free shipping on catalog orders over $100.00. Contact us at the email address above to request your 2013 Tools-4-Schools catalog copy.

Save Corporation
PO Box 278 Edgewater, FL 32132 866-968-4911; Fax 866-968-4911 www.911simulators.com tony@911simulators.com Career/Technical/Vo-Ed, Computer Technology, Information Technology, Transportation, Applied Science

The Shop Rat Foundation, Inc.
11855 Bunkerhill Rd. Pleasant Lake, MI 49272 517-769-2100; Fax 517-769-6902 www.shoprat.org kburr.shoprat@gmail.com STEM, Manufacturing, Machining & Metalworking

Simutech Systems, Inc.
PO Box 7212 Beaverton, OR 97007 800-648-6209; Fax 503-649-8972 www.simutechsystems.com tdsales@simutechsystems.com HVAC

Tech Directions Books & Media
PO Box 8623 Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8623 800-530-9673 x300; 734-975-2787 www.techdirections.com/products.html matt@techdirections.com STEM, Technology Education, Career/Technical/Vo-Ed, Machining & Metalworking, Books

Tech Directions offers a wide array of materials in the field of technology, engineering, and career/technical education. Our On-Demand Classroom Projects are written by teachers for teachers. Use these hands-on projects to complement your curriculum—and really get students motivated! Projects are ready to use—simply duplicate and use for as many students as desired. The high-quality activities save you time and help your students really understand the principles of technology and science. We also offer over 70 posters for your classroom. And don’t miss the Machinists Ready Reference, which has sold over 500,000 copies, and our line of history of technology books.

Tech Ed Concepts
32 Commercial St. Concord, NH 03301 800-338-2238 ext. 307 Fax 603-225-7766 www.TEDedu.com www.RapManUSA.com info@TECedu.com Building Trades & Construction, Energy/Power, Manufacturing, Pre- Engineering/Engineering, STEM

Technology Education Concepts, Inc. (TEC) has been providing Best “In Class” Academic Engineering Technologies to Educators and Students for Over 25 Years. We deliver STEM solutions to schools in areas including engineering software (architectural and mechanical), manufacturing lab equipment (Laser/ Engraving, SRP/CNC, 3D Printing), renewable energy modules and training systems, classroom management software, and technical teaching equipment. We work directly with select developers in the U.S. and worldwide who are willing to invest in the academic marketplace by providing high quality commercial products at substantially reduced pricing in order to accommodate tight school budgets. These companies include: Cadsoft, KubotekUSA, Surfware, Roland DGA, 3D Systems, GCC LaserPro, Edibon International, Progressive Educational Solutions, and CrossTec Software.

Techno, Inc. Educational CNC Routers
2101 Jericho Turnpike New Hyde Park, NY 11040 800-819-3366; Fax 516-358-2576 www.techedcnc.com support@technocnc.com CNC/CAM, STEM, Woodworking, Career/Technical, Manufacturing

Techno Education offers high speed, industrial quality CNC Routers and CNC Plasma Machines in a wide range of sizes. Work areas available from 11” x 14” to 5’ x 12’. Stands, enclosures, vacuum hold downs and many other options let you build just the machine you need. All of our servo machines are available with comprehensive curriculum for students at any level. All machines qualify for PLTW purchase and offer endless STEM opportunities. Servo motors on all three axes provide exceptional speed and precision. All machines are installed and supported by local Techno representatives to ensure a successful startup.

VMS
805 Airway Allegan, MI 49010 269-673-2200; Fax 269-673-9509 Vms-online.com mike@vms-online.com Applied Science, Books, Career/ Technical Vo-Ed, STEM, Technology Education

Zim Mfg. Co.
6100 W Grand Ave Chicago, IL 60639 773-622-2500; Fax 773-622-0269 www.zimmfgco.com Hand Tools, Automotive/Small Engine

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