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(Lasers)
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Laser machine users know it, but often ignore it. Laser manufacturers swear by it, but often don't push it. It's maintenance, and it should be the watchword of anyone who owns and operates a laser.... (View Full Article)
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Aero Manufacturing is a 40-year-old, family-owned company specializing in the fabrication and machining of precision parts for the power generation and aerospace industries. The company had its... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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In the fierce competition of the global market, U.S. manufacturers must continually find ways to reduce costs and leadtimes. Moldmakers must continue to evaluate the machining process regularly to... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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When it comes to manufacturing, working smart and efficiently seems like a no-brainer. But at Sintel Inc., this basic philosophy guides every decision relating to the Lake, Michigan-based business.... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Omega Plastics, provider of high-quality tooling and low volume molding solutions, takes pride in offering a variety of tooling solutions to its customers in the medical, automotive and consumer... (View Full Article)
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Omega Plastics, provider of high-quality tooling and low volume molding solutions, takes pride in offering a variety of tooling solutions to its customers in the medical, automotive and consumer... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Boot gussets, leg wrappers, stacking caps. If you don't recognize these names you're not alone. Though they may sound like items from a Target advertisement, they are actually the names of some of the... (View Full Article)
(Lasers)
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Right now at least 4,000 laser job shops in the U.S. are competing in a "virtual" service market that continues to be characterized by downward pricing pressure. Practically speaking,... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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About 50 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, near the town of Apollo, are the facilities of Rearick Tooling and its two subsidiaries, JIT Global Enterprises and JIT Prototyping. With 75,000... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Manufacturing for the medical market requires superior accuracy, top precision, and the flexibility to accommodate the demands of a constantly-evolving industry. Paul Viola, President of Quantum... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Ken Sanner, Vice President of Carbi Tech Inc., knows how important having a good consumable partner is to stay at the top of today's competitive world of EDM. Carbi Tech owns 3 Wire Mitsubishi EDMs,... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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First Technology Safety Systems (FTSS) is the world leader in the manufacturing of crash test dummies. Over the past 40 years, FTSS and its parent companies have pioneered the industry, first... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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South Jersey Metal, Inc. has been creating custom-designed and quality-crafted kitchen food service equipment since 1946. Director of Operations Jared Wagner is upholding the reputation his... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Certified Tool & Grinding is a cutting tool manufacturer and contract EDM shop that specializes in cutting devices for the medical, aerospace and automotive industries. In 2000, the company moved... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Laser Precision, LLC uses laser technology for prototype parts, production runs of any size, stainless and carbon steel processing, aluminum processing, multiple-bend parts and automotive parts. The... (View Full Article)
(Molding Services)
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For nearly 25 years, PTM, Inc. has specialized in building and customizing plastic injection molds and stamping dies for many industries, including automotive, recreational, electronic and building.... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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When recession hits in the form tool industry, "You've got to get busy living, or get busy dying," as a character in the movie The Shawshank Redemption puts it. The need for flexibility and... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Those are two lessons Blanda, Inc. has learned and put into practice. The shop has gone through plenty of twists and turns since its 1978 founding, but Mitsubishi EDM has remained an integral part of... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Haas Precision Corporation is located in Oldcastle, Ontario, one of the Canadian suburbs of Detroit. So close to ‘Motor City’, but only distantly related, the firm serves primarily the... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Sometimes, an automation project turns out even better than expected. AREVA is a worldwide leader in the energy field and one of the world's largest suppliers of nuclear technology. One of its... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Accuracy is a term we hear so often in the EDM industry, it begins to lose its meaning after a while. But if you are Advanced EDM Automation, and you're doing micro-machining, accuracy is crucial, and... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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The secret to Electroform Company’s (Rockford, IL) success lies in the fact that over the years it has been able to adapt to a changing economy while continuing to fulfill the ever-changing... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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"It is our mission to serve our customers with high quality, reliable service and competitive pricing," states company president, Carl Sommer. He and sons Steve and Phil Sommer have... (View Full Article)
(Lasers)
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A sheet storage tower helps Watson Engineering's laser operations grow up It's elementary for Watson. If Watson Engineering wanted to keep up with its customers in the heavy-duty equipment... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Schneer is president of Swiss Wire EDM, an EDM shop that specializes in large components, mainly for the aerospace industry. When Schneer found out that the Mitsubishi FA30V wire EDM machine could... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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During his 20 years of employment at a metal service center, Bill Hohler recognized the need for a laser cutting facility in northern Indiana. In the summer of 1998, he started Bralin Laser with one... (View Full Article)
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(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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For more than 25 years, Westfield Tool & Die, Inc. has supported the competitive New England manufacturing market with EDM work, precision tooling and prototyping. The small company supplies the... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Lasers Unlimited was founded by Alan Bush in 1996. He gained several years of laser-cutting experience from Novi Laser. Novi Laser had used competitive equipment, so purchasing the same machines for... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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The story of one of Mitsubishi's newest first-time laser customers starts in 1974, when Art and Jean Evans opened a mower sales and repair business. It was not long before Art began to have ideas... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Freightliner. Of all the names found on the many big rigs that are the lifeblood of our economy, no other conveys the purpose of the vehicle it is on. Not only does Freightliner identify a particular... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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ne of the foremost reasons MC Machinery Systems Inc., Wood Dale, Ill., a division of Mitsubishi Corp., maintains its EDM Museum is because its customers demand it. More than a decade after the first... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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In a job-shop environment, flexibility is the key to a successful operation. Fox Valley Metal-Tech, Green Bay, Wis., has improved both its productivity and flexibility by installing two Mitsubishi... (View Full Article)
(Lasers)
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It took one phrase to change Jeff Adams' direction in manufacturing: "At some point in the future, this is all going to be done with lasers." Today he owns and operates Laser Precision... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Paul Bailey started his business when he was 23, with only $2000 and two presses, operating out of his basement. That was in 1983. Over the next 17 years, Hi-Tech Fabricators rented increasingly... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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As the mold industry adjusts to a global economy, American mold builders need to find ways to compete with countries that have significantly lower labor cost. Some of these changes however are... (View Full Article)
(Lasers)
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The manufacturing industry is cyclical, transitioning every few years from one hot market to the next. A company's success is dependant on its ability to evolve with those changes. The right... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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You are only as strong as your foundation. Don Knoth knew this when he started DEW Technologies in 1996. Since day one he's defined the four cornerstones of his company and instilled them in every... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Paul Peltier, president of Preferred Tool, said he never thought he would be able to have high-end EDM equipment in his three-man shop. That was before he became involved with Encore EDM, Mitsubishi's... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Three years ago, Cambridge, ON-based COM DEV Ltd. decided to upgrade its equipment and technology and embarked on a significant capital investment program that included the recent installation of two... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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There's a lot to be said for being in the right place at the right time. And especially with the right equipment, according to ASA Precision Company, Inc. and its President and Owner, Steve Schmidt.... (View Full Article)
(Material Handling and Packaging Services)
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Success can have its limitations, especially when your shop's demand exceeds your capacity. When Summit Packaging Systems ran into this dilemma, they had to find a solution. The company, a... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Since its establishment, Tri-State Fabricators has grown from a 10,000 to 125,000 squarefoot facility. Jay Richard Vogt founded this fabricating and finishing shop in 1983. According to VP of Sales... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Founded in an area of the country that is predominately agriculture didn't stop tool and die maker Fred Wilke from leaving a major tool manufacturer to start up his own shop in 1987. It didn't keep... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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It seems like a fairly conventional part for precision machining - a small shim, varying from .003" to .008" in thickness, with several slots ranging from .010" to .080" wide. What... (View Full Article)
(Lasers)
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The marketplace is experiencing a quick shift toward laser cutting systems as manufacturers explore ways to stay competitive with foreign competition in today's U.S. economy. The most recent shift... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Make the most of your wire-EDM machining by purchasing units with energy-saving features, adopting efficient production practices and using the correct wire-coated wire can increase speed by 15... (View Full Article)
(Lasers)
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Tornqvist, Inc., established in 1876, manufactures component parts for the industrial, architectural and pharmaceutical industries. Three years ago, the Wayne, New Jersey company moved into a new... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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For one New England fabricator, the investment in a new laser came with a bigger payoff than expected. Salem Metal Fabricators, Inc., purchased their first Mitsubishi Laser, a 3015 LVP, for the... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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That employment picture has changed as radically as the company's capital equipment cache and customer base. In 1981, Chuck Watson, Sr. was welding custom exhaust components for local hot-rodders.... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Leo Niemela's business style is a product of his upbringing. Niemela recalled his grandfather's most influential teaching when he described the day his mom and her sister said they were going... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Michael Herold was 16 when he started working in his father's stamping and fabrication business. Brothers Pat and Tim also joined the team when they reached 16. The shop had started laser cutting in... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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AccuBurn's plate-burning division was started by Marcus McGowan eight years ago with one plasma machine in a borrowed corner of the shop's facility. The business grew rapidly into today's 25,000... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Zimmer, Inc. was founded in 1927 by Mr. Justin O. Zimmer after a former employer at a splint manufacturing company failed to share his innovation. The company has become a world leader in joint... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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You might think that medical manufacturing always calls for complicated machine tools with lots of high-tech features for applications where no expense can be spared. This is not true. Medical... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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When the firm installed its first lasercutting machine in January 2005, American Cap owner-managers Todd Diehl (COO) and second-generation family owners Phil Moroco II (president) and Rich Moroco... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Working with electrode wire four to five times smaller than a human hair, holding parts barely visible with the naked eye, and accurately producing holes as tiny as 0.0005 in. in diameter is nothing... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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The Preventative Maintenance Program is a comprehensive plan designed to keep your Mitsubishi EDM and Roku-Roku equipment running at peak performance while reducing overall maintenance and service... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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To stay competitive, you have to evolve with the industry and always find ways to lead your company over the competition. This is no secret to Kevin and Scott Baker, co-owners of Baker Machining and... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Don't talk to Rodney Westich of Duggan Manufacturing about calculating payback on high-technology investments. Westich has a better yardstick. He bought four Mitsubishi laser-cutting machines over a... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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It isn't uncommon in the manufacturing industry for a successful and growing company to expand to more than one facility. A company's success in this industry leads to new customers and increased work... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Tornqvist, Inc., established in 1876, is a longtime manufacturer of component parts for the industrial, architectural and pharmaceutical industries. The company moved into a new 27,500 square-foot... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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For a small job shop in central Oklahoma, tool and die work and prototyping are pretty common. But for Pritchett’s Machining, these types of jobs are only part of the equation. Preston Pritchett... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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The headquarters of CFF Stainless Steel, Inc., is located in Hamilton, Ontario. This port city at the western end of Lake Ontario has been described as the hub of the Canadian steel industry, with... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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The Keystone Friction Hinge Co. has been metal stamping and industrial fabricating for 100 years. The 85,000 square-foot facility and its more than 90 employees work to deliver the superior quality... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Morgood Tools designs and manufactures precision cutting tools for such applications as aerospace gas turbines, automotive fuel injectors and the screw machine market, was looking for a way to lower... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Steady growth has been the story at Bestech Tool Corporation, a producer of metal stamping dies and tooling. Frank Fellenz and Michael Kornell bought a failing tool and die shop in 1993 and turned it... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Many shops are taking a closer look at the cost of operating a machine tool. How much energy does it consume? Does it create excessive heat, making the shop air conditioning work harder? Does it... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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MNdustries, Inc. is a 40,000 square-foot full-service sheet-metal fabricator. The shop's main application was originally custom powder coatings, but soon the company began investing in sheet metal... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Established by Greg and Jan Robbins in 1989, Robbins Manufacturing, Inc. has grown into a state-of-the-art fabrication company. The Wisconsin company is currently expanding its 127,000 square-foot... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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As a third-generation welder, Dave Braatz knows fabrication. He used a lifetime of experience to open his own shop in 1996. Braatz Welding, LLC, has been growing ever since, specializing in... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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"Quality is never an accident." This is how Quality EDM's company motto begins. President of the EDM shop, Mike Gervais has differentiated Quality EDM by putting immense emphasis on quality... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Larry Rosevear, owner of Laser Innovations, has been manufacturing off-road vehicles for more than 20 years. The fabrication shop also services the automotive, medical, aerospace and display... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Southwest Turbine designs, manufactures and repairs replacement gas turbine (jet) engine parts for small to medium turboprop and turbofan commercial aircraft engines. Its customers include regional... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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It's a manager's dream: free up machine operators, get rid of unneeded equipment, and expand a company's manufacturing capabilities by ADDING machinery. One might call it "subtraction by... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Whether it’s moving machinery, scheduling people or digging up the building’s original blueprints, communication makes or breaks the installation effort. The back-and-forth conversation... (View Full Article)
(Molding Services)
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Moldmaking is both an art and science and has always been at the forefront of innovation in metalworking technology. It's a dynamic arena where new ideas are continually being advanced. However,... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Since Prototype Tooling and Manufacturing was founded in 1983, it has been fabricating parts and subassemblies for the automotive industry. Recently, the 22,000-square-foot facility has undergone a... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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For more than 25 years, Ron Witherspoon Inc. (RWI) has conducted business with two things in mind: quality and innovation. RWI has earned a high degree of customer loyalty and satisfaction by setting... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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World Class Technology knows a little something about tight tolerances. The company specializes in metal injection molding of orthodontic products, including brackets, buccal tubes and lingual... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Since K.A.M. Tool and Die opened in 1995, it has grown into one of the largest EDM shops in the southeast. K.A.M. services more than 100 customers throughout neighboring states in several major... (View Full Article)

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