Hastings, MI (PRWEB) January 24, 2009
Hastings Manufacturing Company, LLC, a nearly 100-year-old American manufacturer of piston rings, has announced the opening of a secure customer extranet, or "e-Ring Center," that integrates their national network of commercial warehouses. The e-Ring Center provides real-time content on product availability, order history, and the ability to place orders online.
The benefits of the Hastings' e-Ring Center to their customers are three-fold. By logging on at http://www.hastingsmfg.com, you can check on the stock in the Company's warehouses in Spokane, WA, Los Angeles, CA, Dallas, TX, Charlotte, NC, or the factory warehouse in Hastings, MI. Orders may be placed for delivery from any of these locations, potentially saving shipping time and expense. Lastly, stock orders may be uploaded to the e-Ring Center to accurately facilitate order entry. Should there be questions, the e-Ring Center is supported through Hastings' Live Chat.
Aftermarket users will also benefit from an online ring finder and tech tips area, which hold the largest database of piston ring applications in the industry, provide cross-referencing by engine manufacturer, and an encyclopedic knowledge base on piston rings and their applications -- all powerful resources for engine technicians. OEM visitors will discover informative content on piston ring engineering, manufacturing, quality control, testing, and product applications and strengths. Here you can also learn of Hastings' ability to provide both off-the-shelf and custom piston ring solutions.
Hastings Manufacturing Company, LLC designs and manufactures piston rings for the worldwide engine manufacturing and remanufacturing industries. Hastings holds TS16949 and ISO14001 registrations, and is an approved piston ring supplier to OEMs including those in aviation, compressors, lawn & garden, automotive, and other industries.
For more information, contact Hastings Manufacturing Company, LLC, 325 North Hanover St., Hastings, MI 49058, 800-776-1088, sales (at) hastingsmfg.com, http://www.hastingsmfg.com.