Author Archives: jeffmespint

Know Your Resources!

I’ve been doing this seal gig for a while now and there are times when I think I’ve seen just about every kind of seal and seal application out there – especially in the industrial and off-road markets. I haven’t. … Continue reading

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Quality is NOT a Certificate on the Wall

Yes, it’s true. I am guilty of sitting in meetings and making the ridiculous statement “quality is a given”. Sometimes I just don’t hear myself.  What I should have said was, “the quality that our customers expect is a given”. Providing quality … Continue reading

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How ESP Employee-Ownership Affects You

This December, ESP International will mark our fifth anniversary as a 100% employee-owned company.  This is a very exciting milestone for our company! As we reflect upon those years, we celebrate all the various tangible and intangible ways that this unique opportunity … Continue reading

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ESP Inspection Advancements

In a lot of respects, I can be pretty old school.  Baseball should be played with wooden bats and there should be no designated hitter. You play the field. You bat. In full disclosure, I had a college baseball career … Continue reading

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VMI – One Size Doesn’t Fit All

I’m sitting in the Shanghai PuDong airport going over trip notes and it hits me like a ton of bricks… even on the other side of the world we, OK customers, can take what should be a good idea and … Continue reading

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A Possible Solution to Warranty Costs

Ok, this is going to sound simple and maybe silly but it is real. Assuming you have a little bit of Mr (or Mrs) Fixit in you, have you ever looked into a garden hose connection that is spraying out … Continue reading

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10 Factors That Can Lead to Seal Wear

All seals fail… eventually. Not something you want to hear? But it’s true. At least I am not aware otherwise. Now eventually can be a really long time – hopefully. It can also be way too short. That’s where the … Continue reading

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