03/26/2014

Protomatic's specialized capablities are highlighted in the new website at www.protomatic.com.

02/28/2014

Protomatic is in the process of becoming ISO-13885:2003 certified, Phase 1 has been completed and Phase 2 is scheduled for April 2014.

01/23/2014

Office space addition of 5000 sq. ft. added to Protomatic facility on the second floor. This space can be used for entreprenuers, meeting space and internal training.

11/22/2013

Protomatic adds a Mazak QTN-200M three axis lathe to meet customer demand.

10/24/2013

Protomatic was selected by Innostate for advanced training for the purpose of new product innovation.

09/20/2013

Protomatic is a supplier to industries that require quality critical parts. We focus on that philosophy internally and it is "More than a set of Words.".

08/26/2013

Protomatic utilizes a device called a Harmonizer to improve machining performance.

07/17/2013

Protomatic has added Air Conditioning Ecomomizers to improve manufacturing area's climate control. This provides more consistent product quality and reduces energy costs.

06/21/2013

Protomatic supports Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) issues regarding draft regulations to implement the Conflict Mineral Law. Conflict minerals, materials mined in conditions of armed conflict and human rights abuses are not supported.

05/10/2013

Vision system comparision between an optical comparitor, Keyence IM-6020 and a Nikon VMR-3020 vision based inspection systems.

04/24/2013

US Congressman Tim Walberg visits Protomatic to get a business condition update.

03/12/2013

Measuring small features is difficult, this measurement device allows detailed profiles to be measured accurately.

02/15/2013

Digital super resolution topographic part imaging is available at Protomatic, this add the ability to scan and document critical features.

01/18/2013

Protomatic adds a multiaxis Okuma LB3000MYW lathe.

11/16/2012

Protomatic's first robot targeted for low volume runs that need high process control.

10/01/2012

Protomatic added a magnetic style deburring capability for small and medium sized parts.

09/01/2012

Protomatic at "Proud to Manufacture in Michigan" conference.

08/01/2012

Bill Wetzel- Passed away July 3, 2012, founder of Protomatic will be missed.

07/01/2012

Summary of energy reduction programs at Protomatic for 2012.

06/01/2012

This article describe a basic outline of a CNC machine installation, verification and validation process base on ISO-13485 methods.

05/01/2012

This newsletter describes some of the quality enhancements that are being established at Protomatic. The XRF Alloy analyzer allows confirmation of raw material from the mill.

04/01/2012

Protomatic recently procured a Techniks (tm) shrink fit tool sytem. This explains the reason and need for the system.

03/01/2012

The tornado that passed through Dexter, MI on March 15, 2012 was close to Protomatic Inc., But only minor interuption of service was experienced.

02/01/2012

Protomatic integrated a Renishaw TRS2 Broken Tool detector on one of our new CNC Mills.

01/01/2012

Protomatic recently added a Haas VF2-SSYT 5 Axis CNC Machining center.

11/01/2011

Simple technques some times improve process improvements. Summarized in this newsletter is a description of some of the many examples that occur at Protomatic.

10/01/2011

Equipment addition, Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM) was added with increased performance and features.

09/01/2011

Finding a supplier is hard, establishing confidence is even more difficult. This article sumarizes some of the attributes that our customers use to improve this process.

08/01/2011

Describes some of the security practices that protect our customers information.

07/01/2011

Protomatic featured article in Cutting Tool Engineering Magazine (CTEMag.com) describing medical grade machining of plastic parts.

06/01/2011

In effort to support our aeropspace customers, a industry unique web site was developed.

05/01/2011

Preparing for the future is difficult. This newletter describes some of our preparations.

04/01/2011

This month a Tsugami TMA8-III was added to the Protomatic Machine List. This 8 Axis mill turn CNC machine has 3 spindles.

03/01/2011

One of the best automation methods for a lathe is a bar feeder. This unit improved productivity our our Mazak lathe.

02/01/2011

Critical to Precision CNC manufacturing is preventive maintenance, this month's article outline a portion of Protomatic's program.

01/01/2011

Protomatic has added a Mazak Nexus Lathe; this 2 Axis 51mm CNC lathe offers increased power and size capablity.