Created on Thursday, 09 May 2013 18:20
Written by Zach Casto
Motorcycle Engines Get Electronic Makeover
Cometic Gasket (Concord, OH)
From an 800 sq. ft. limited production facility in 1989 Cometic Gasket has grown
to now supply 90% of the NASCAR field out of their 70,000 sq. ft. production shop!
Never the Same Old Grind
Oak View Tool Co. (Columbia City, IN)
Utilizing multitask machining and the right CAM system speeds up production of bone-cutting tools at OVT.
Shop Delivers for Urgent Need
EMC Precision Machining (Elyria, OH)
Sometimes the need for one shop to turn a job around in a matter of days is brought on by the failure of another
shop to deliver on its much longer production schedule. EMC Precision Machining (Elyria, Ohio) delivers in these
situations, taking on jobs that other shops have not beenable to complete in time.
Lean Manufacturing For The Job Shop
Precision Component Industries (Canton, OH)
As an alternative to separate setups on milling and turning machines, the shop is moving toward more use of multitasking turn-mill machines
for efficient processing of low-volume parts. Operator Gary Barnes can be seen here at one of the shop's Mazak Integrex machines.
Necessity is the Mother of Trunnions
Star Metal Products (Westlake, OH)
Star Metal Products needed the accuracy of a horizontal CNC, but found the cost prohibitive. The company thought a trunnion added to its VMC would provide the rotary capability with the trunnion supported on both ends. It turned out the firm was more than 10 years ahead of its time.
Powerful CAM Software Pays Back and Pays Off
Hess Industries Ltd. (Mansfield, OH)
Investing in high technology hardware has been an Ohio tool and die shop's key to growth and survival.
Investing in a high-end Cam package leveraged the shop's commitment to high performance.
CAM Software Credited With Mold Maker's Competitiveness
CAM Tool & Engineering (North Royalton, OH)
It doesn't matter where your shop is located in the world these days or how big it is, the delivery time is still the same-yesterday.
The Power and Precision of The Press
Nilpeter (Cincinnati, OH)
A manufacturer of specialty web presses relies on the compatibility of software to deliver the printing precision it's clients demand.