As Covid cases continue to rise and the temps start to drop, there is discussion on weather being a factor contributing to the increase. However, we ask – is it the weather that affects the virus or human behavior that is affected by the weather? Weather affects  Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin say “the novel coronavirus spreads with about the same efficiency regardless of air temperature and humidity”. Scientists say social interaction and human behavior, remains the biggest factor in the spread of COVID-19. As stated by Dr. Aaron Glatt, chair of the department of medicine at Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital inRead More →

As a Massachusetts based, family owned manufacturer of life safety devices, we are pleased to be celebrating National Manufacturing Day this Friday, October 2nd 2020.  MIJA’s production teams are made up of hardworking and skilled individuals in U.S. and Mexico, and we are proud to say we stand behind every gauge and device that leaves our doors. National Manufacturing Day was created in 2012 to celebrate the over 12 million skilled and talented workers in the manufacturing sector. As stated by Jeffrey Krause, CEO of SME. “A serious misconception is that manufacturing is dirty, dark or dangerous; and isn’t seen as an optimal career choice.Read More →

The novel Coronavirus has cast a spotlight on ventilators as a life saving device, but few know much about what they do or how they work. From the first day of the coronavirus outbreak hospitals in the U.S. began scrambling to collect ventilators. The idea was that people’s lives would be saved if they had enough ventilators for everyone with Covid-19. However, the picture is changing quickly as medical professionals learn more about this never before seen virus and as the infection continues to spread across the globe. How does Covid-19 affect the lungs? There is still a lot that researchers and medical professionals doRead More →

Data from the World Health Organization suggests that while 80% of Covid-19 cases are mild or moderate, approximately 15 % of the cases are severe and will requiring oxygen therapy and 5% will be critically ill requiring ICU treatment. While oxygen is all around us, we often forget it is also a life saving medicine. For the individuals facing severe cases of the novel coronavirus, medical oxygen is a key treatment that can save their lives. What is Covid-19 Covid-19 is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. And while There are many types of human coronaviruses, including some that commonly cause mildRead More →

During a recent conversation with one of our customers, MIJA was pleased to hear feedback from one of their customers. en-Gauge stated, “It was a sobering moment as I listened to our client, a Fortune 100 Corporation that had installed en-Gauge technology a little over a year ago.” “We haven’t been able to get into our building for the last 3 months due to the virus and there is so much that we are falling behind on.  But the en-Gauge technology connected to our building automation system is keeping our facility code compliant when inspections by our personnel is next to impossible.”  Listed, proven andRead More →

MIJA specialty gases

Have you ever gone deep-sea diving, had an MRI or used a cell phone? Then you have high purity specialty gases to thank for that. What are Specialty Gases? High purity gases like Helium, Nitrogen, or Oxygen, as well as other valuable gases, are what many refer to as specialty gases. Specialty gases are rare or ultra-high purity gases that consist of one single gas or a gas mixture containing components at high concentrations. They are closely scrutinized for purity from the percent range down to part per billion and sometimes even part per trillion (99.995 percent min. purity to 99.99999% ) as they are usedRead More →

When most people think of counterfeit, the first thing that comes to mind is money. But in reality, counterfeiting is a more complex issue than you’d think. Counterfeit goods are generally made from lower quality components, in an attempt to sell a cheap imitation of similar goods produced by brands consumers know and trust but tend to miss on minor details. Understanding this can help consumers spot the difference.  MIJA’s gauges are no different. Importance of a Genuine MIJA Gauge Pressure gauges serve several purposes within a variety of industries. The monitoring of gas pressure is a safety precaution and MIJA takes that responsibility very seriously. WhereasRead More →

Innovative Pressure Solutions is not just MIJA’s slogan, it’s our passion. Each year MIJA receives several new gauge inquiries, some from new customers and others from current customers, all of whom are looking for an innovative solution. In most cases, customers come to MIJA looking for a fresh perspective that is backed by over 4 decades of experience and over 1200 UL listings. MIJA’s approach to every new project is strategic with an emphasis on delivering an innovative and quality solution. In recent months, MIJA had the privilege of working in conjunction with a long-time customer’s engineering team to develop a pressure gauge that wouldRead More →