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Published: 7/20/2018

Continuous Production Doubles Shop's Output
GLT was spending $35,000 a year to have bars cut to length by an outside saw operation. The purchase of a Swistek RB20Y CNC lathe that parts the bars (fed by an Edge Technologies Scout 320 bar feeder) has allowed the shop to save that money and more...

Published: 7/18/2013

Swiss Center Brings Paper Punching Work In-House
With a Tornos Swiss ST starter machine, Performance Design brought paper-punching component production in-house and reduce overhead costs by 66 percent.

Published: 1/21/2013

Company Chosen to Machine Dental Components to Tolerances of 0.0005 Inch
Marshall’s new multi-function Swiss machines were best suited for the job of manufacturing DrillStops because the device demand numerous turning and milling operations.

Published: 11/15/2012

A Shop's Trial by Fire
Willis CNC turned a potential disaster into a positive experience. By finding machines that suit the company’s jobs and its operators well, the staff worked through the fire’s ashes without losing any customers, and the experience strengthened the c...

Published: 6/13/2011

CAM System Tackles Swiss-Type Complexity
Partmaker CAM software helps this shop cope with the increased complexity of the medical parts processed on its similarly complex Swiss-type lathes.

Published: 1/21/2011

Faster RPMs Produce Faster Turnaround
When running a metalworking shop, it’s common to have to adjust machining processes to accommodate customers’ demands.

Published: 12/20/2010

CAM System Simplifies Swiss-Type Lathe Programming
To reduce setup times, this medical device manufacturer replaced its conventional CNC turning and milling machines with Swiss-type lathes. However, taking full advantage of these complex machines’ capabilities required another investment&mdash...

Published: 9/20/2010

Combining Old and New Technologies Pays Off
By pursuing a pragmatic growth policy that coupled advanced CNC Swiss technology with the speed and cost effectiveness of existing cam machines, Precision Plus (Elkhorn, Wis.) has thrived.

Published: 8/5/2009

One-Part Solution With Huge Payoff
Machine shops prioritize different challenges daily, but some challenges are more critical than others. Precise Products Corporation (Minneapolis) was faced with a challenge when one of its original customers asked the company to reduce the cost of ...

Published: 6/14/2007

Swiss-Type Turning Enables Faster, More Efficient Machining
Prince Industries, a manufacturer of precision-machined components, says it strives to exceed the needs and expectations of its customers, employees and suppliers by continuously improving virtually every aspect of its operations. Continuous improve...