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HMC Provides Quality Needed for Medical Manufacturing

Big River Engineering and Manufacturing purchased a high-precision Makino a51 HMC to meet FDA regulations and gain customers in the medical device manufacturing industry.


Shop Uses HMC to Become Serious Contender

By investing in horizontal machining centers, L.B.G. Machine was able to increase the productivity necessary to take on high-precision work.


Five-Axis HMCs Open Medical Shop Capability

By implementing Grob’s horizontal five-axis machine, B&J Medical was able to make parts quickly and accurately, meeting ISO certification demands for medical manufacturers.


Five-Axis Machine/Software Combo Boosts Profitability

After Superior Tool and Mold invested in five-axis machining capacity from Delcam and DMG/Mori Seiki, it realized improved quality and greater profitability.


Business Grows with Easy-to-Program Mill

By purchasing a Hurco VM10 CNC mill, The Precision Edge Machine increased turnaround of small-batch production by increasing capacity


Large Travel Size Increases Shop Productivity

By purchasing a Feeler bridge mill with a large travel size, Elite Tool increased productivity by reducing setups and doing more work in-house.


Live-Monitoring Software Maximizes Automation Investment

By implementing its own shop management software, Lynar Corporation was able to increase productivity by 15 percent.


Cramming for Competitiveness

Low-profile clamps contribute to the high-density fixturing this shop needs to make the most of an equipment configuration that is increasingly renowned for reducing setups and keeping the spindle turning.


Machines Make Light of High-Tech Production

Productivity and flexibility are key reasons this company standardized on Haas machines for in-house production of high-tech photonics equipment.


VMC, Pallet System Keep Work Flowing

A Haas VMC with a Midaco pallet changer not only freed additional capacity on the HMCs this shop uses for tight-tolerance production work, but also reduced cycle times in some cases.


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