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Published: 11/15/1998

Ontario Manufacturer Is Driving For Success
Engineers at EXCO were working on a die cast die used to produce the three-liter front wheel drive transmission case for Ford. Similar to work they done before, but this time, they wanted to go straight to steel. 'This was the first job they used co...

Published: 3/15/1998

Data Translator Eliminates Auto Supplier's Problems In Reading Customer Files
By using the C-TAD Integrator, an automotive supplier is able to convert IGES files produced by the various CAD systems of its customers into a target system without the loss of data.

Published: 3/1/1997

Teaming Up For Turning Efficiency
When a Federal-Mogul Corporation's work volume increased five years ago with Ford Motor Company to manufacture polytetraflouroethylene (Teflon) PTFE piston rings, they turned to automated CNC turning centers to turn out millions of rings per year.

Published: 5/1/1996

Machining Supplier Responds To Rapidly Changing Market With Built-In Flexibility
Responding rapidly to changing customer requirements is essential in today's auto industry.

Published: 4/1/1996

Accurate, Efficient CMM Helps Transmission Parts Manufacturer
The speed and accuracy of CMM inspection addresses several manufacturing challenges, including tight machining tolerances, rapid conversion between jobs, 100 percent inspections and QS9000 certification standards.

Published: 10/1/1995

Tooling Switch Improves Edge Life 25% For Bearing Manufacturer
The words 'catastrophic failure' do not roll easily off the tongue when you are the production manager for a major bearing manufacturer that supplies wheel bearings to high profile auto makers.

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