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We’ve just added to our long list of Criti-Clean innovations!

As part of our ongoing effort to continually improve on our popular Criti-Clean Fan Powered Laminar Flow HEPA Filter Diffuser, we’re proud to announce another exciting new feature.

Now, a new digital readout on the face of the unit displays the current CFM output — and also allows for easy adjustment of the CFM. This new innovation offers valuable advantages for building owners, contractors and facilities personnel.
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New optional LED lights help you pack more efficiency into the ceilings of your critical environments.

Since it’s introduction, AJ’s Criti-Clean Fan Powered Laminar Flow HEPA Filter Diffuser with built-in surgical grade lighting has proven to be one of our most popular and fastest-selling new products. That’s because it does the work of two basic operating room fixtures – a laminar flow diffuser and surgical lighting – all in one unit, maximizing valuable ceiling space. So we took that great space-saving idea and ran with it, straight to every product in our critical environment diffuser line!
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We’ve redesigned our website to make it easier to find the products and information you’re looking for.

At AJ Manufacturing, we’re committed to bringing you the most up-to-date products and services possible. So over the past few months, we’ve put that same spirit and commitment into reviewing, updating and redesigning our website. Read more »

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Report estimates $16.1 billion hospital construction projects to start during the first half of 2016, up 44% from the first 2 quarters of 2015

Lead by an ongoing drive in new medical office building (MOB) construction, Health Facilities Management reports that health care facilities overall are geared for continued growth in 2016 according to Revista, a leading source of data on health care property and construction.
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AJ offers seven optional powder coat paint finishes and textures — all with anti-microbial treatment

When it comes to appliances for the home, stainless steel is still the popular choice. But at AJ Manufacturing, sometimes our customers like to have options other than the #4 satin polished finish that comes standard on our stainless steel products. That’s why we’d like to remind you that we offer powder coat paint finishes featuring anti-microbial treatments as an option on the majority of our products.
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New Ceiling Grid System Upgrades Now Capable of Supporting This Groundbreaking Robotic Equipment

As we mentioned in our last issue of “Critical Thinking,” AJ’s custom heavy-duty Ceiling Grid Systems offer you the ultimate in operating room design convenience by incorporating our stainless steel air distribution products and other support equipment into your operating room ceiling design from the very beginning — which makes AJ a convenient one-stop source for complete ceiling systems.
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And Thank You for Your Support Throughout the Past Year

It’s hard to believe, but the holiday season is already in full swing, and 2015 will soon be drawing to a close. That makes this the perfect time to wish you and yours a joyous holiday season, and also to say a heartfelt thank you for your continuing support this year, as well as in the year ahead.
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Now AJ Can Provide Everything You Need for Hospital Operating Rooms

Over the last year, we’ve told you how AJ Manufacturing is helping our customers use valuable ceiling space more efficiently. Our Criti-Clean Fan Powered Laminar Flow HEPA Filter Diffusers with built-in surgical grade lighting (both fluorescent and LED) do the work of two operating room fixtures in one unit. Even better, options for our Laminar Flow Diffusers like 100% shut off dampers and room-side access to filters and pre-filters also substantially increase efficiency when it comes to maintaining these units.

Now we’re proud to offer you an even more convenient, time-saving solution that can mean greater efficiencies for hospital operating rooms: our new heavy-duty Ceiling Grid Systems. That means AJ – the company you know and trust for custom and standard stainless steel air distribution products — can now also be your one-stop source for complete ceiling systems for hospital critical environments.
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New Additional Work Shift Will Help Meet Growing Customer Demand

In the last issue of Critical Thinking, we told you how we were keeping up with our increasing customer orders by adding extra work hours in our manufacturing facility – going from a regular 40-hour work week to 50 hours or more, with 10-hour days Monday through Friday, plus Saturdays when needed.

Now we’re happy to say that demand for our products has continued to grow – thanks to customers like many of you reading this today. As a result, we are now planning to add a night shift to our regular daytime production hours in January 2016. Our automated Amada Lasers are already working overnight to help us speed up production times, and now we’re excited to be adding another work shift to help us increase output even more.
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Now All Powder Coated Products Feature Anti-Microbial Treatment At No Extra Charge

AJ Manufacturing has long been an industry leader in custom and standard stainless steel air distribution products for critical environments. So we’re especially proud to announce that now every product ordered with one of our optional powder coat paint finishes will also feature a new anti-microbial treatment at no additional charge.

As you may know, powder coat paint finishes feature tiny dry particles of pigment and resin that are given an electric charge, which are then sprayed onto a product and heated to create a permanently fused, uniform, durable coating. AJ’s powder coat finishes now feature silver ions to prevent the growth of microbes on surfaces, taking advantage of silver’s natural germ-fighting properties.
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Month-to-month gain much higher than the usual April-to-May change of 8.0%.

We recently came across some great news that has positive implications for many of our customers in the HVAC industry. According to a report from the CMD Group, construction starts, excluding residential work, soared 30.3% from April to May 2015. This nearly one-third month-to-month gain was much higher than CMD’s usual April-to-May change, due to seasonality, of 8.0%.
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Workdays now extended to 10 hours to keep up with customer demand.

In past issues of Critical Thinking, we’ve told you about ways we’re always striving to make our processes and production methods faster and more efficient. Like installing our Amada Fiber Optic Laser with the world’s fastest linear cutting speed…or networking all of our machines, along with our engineering department…or creating our Chat Live website feature that lets you get answers to your questions in real time.
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One of our best selling products gets even better with upgraded LED lighting.

Since we introduced it last year, our Criti-Clean Fan Powered Laminar Flow HEPA Filter Diffuser with built-in surgical grade lighting has proven to be one of the most popular — and fastest-selling – new products we’ve ever introduced. Why? Because it does the work of two basic operating room fixtures – a laminar flow diffuser and surgical lighting – all in one unit, maximizing valuable ceiling space!
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Now You Can Chat Live with an AJ Representative

Our customers always have great questions about how our products can meet their needs, and we’re always happy to provide a timely answer. But now that process is a whole lot faster and easier, thanks to the new “Chat Live” function on our website.

During normal business hours, you’ll see two small new boxes at the lower right of your screen: one in orange that says “Chat live with an agent now,” and one in blue that says “Chat?” and indicates whether an AJ representative is online or offline.
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Specifying the Right AJ Product for Your Lighting Needs Just Got Easier

AJ Manufacturing is proud to announce that IES photometric files are now available for our Lighted Criti-Clean Fan Filter Units. Providing this important lighting industry standard, which includes measurements of light and related light quantities, is just one more way we’re helping lighting specifiers choose the right product for their project.
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