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Protomatic, Inc.


News articles and press releases for Protomatic, Inc.:

09/08/2015

ickel-based superalloys, such as Inconel, have an unparalleled combination of toughness, resistance to degradation and high-temperature strength.

09/01/2015

For the past 5 years, Modern Machine Shop Magazine www.mmsonline.com has published its "Top Shops" issue where it highlights the best practices of top performing machine shops from a broad survey of the U.S. machining industry

08/11/2015

Maybe it was a brainstorm. Maybe it was something you’ve struggled with for years. Whatever it was that made lightning strike, you’ve got an idea that has success written all over it.

08/03/2015

Selection of the right materials is paramount to many designs as CNC machining of prototype parts has become even more technical and demanding.

08/03/2015

At one point or another, everyone has had a bright idea.

06/23/2015

When looking for a CNC machine shop for your next prototyping job, whether it’s manufacturing prototypes for aerospace components or medical devices, there are a few things you should check out before giving a thumbs up.

05/28/2015

ecause of the complexity and precision required of CNC-machined medical devices, many CNC shops have added another level of quality assurance to existing standards of safety and efficiency.

05/15/2015

Additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, continues to gain traction in all areas of manufacturing.

05/01/2015

Choosing the right prototyping machine shop could be the most important decision you will make in the course of getting your product to market. This is particularly true for entrepreneurs with little experience in dealing with CNC machine shops.

05/01/2015

Many companies in the automotive, aerospace and medical industries have learned that even if manufactured parts are highly functional, they still aren’t good enough if they are merely average in appearance.

04/13/2015

Protomatic's status on ISO registration for ISO-9001 and ISO-13485.

03/17/2015

The implementation of Best Practices morphed into Standard Practices at Protomatic Inc.. Improving the Quality Management System.

02/20/2015

One of Protomatic's strategies include maintaining Computer Aided Machining software to keep at the industry forefront.

01/28/2015

New stock system added at Protomatic to improve raw material organization and lot control.

11/06/2014

This year's Expo will be held as the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI. You will find us at booth 410/412.

10/22/2014

Short discussion of hot topics and insights from the IMTS show.

09/12/2014

Insight on what was going on at the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Sept. 8-13, 2014.

08/29/2014

Protomatic was recognized as one of the best at the Detroit Matchmaking Summit.

07/24/2014

Being able to see you part is critical. Having a close look gives you the ability to identify problems and solve them.

06/26/2014

Brief explanation of the Process Validation technique used at Protomatic for production medical and aerospace components.

05/21/2014

Improving communication and optimizing employee performance helps both Protomatic and our customers. This month we are explaining what we are doing to improve with Employee Engagement.

04/18/2014

Protomatic participated in National Center for Manufacturing Sciences business forum. One of the recognized weakness is technical training, Protomatic is proactively addressing the need with multipule techical training classes for employees.

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.