Production Machining

DEC 2018

Production Machining - Your access to the precision machining industrial buyer.

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:: CEO Chris Borch, Chief Engineer Swan Rai, and Gosiger Account Manager Ryan Arling (left to right) have a strong working relationship that ensures integration of efficient processes on the Okuma turning centers. By Chris Felix An App to Simplify Setups is shop, specializing in high precision parts for the semiconductor industry, worked closely with its machine tool supplier to develop an app that drastically reduces setup times. A strong relationship with suppliers is an important part of a shop's success. When the two can come together to tackle important shopfloor concerns, resolution comes more quickly and results are usually more effective and long lasting. One shop in the San Jose, California, area recently leaned on one of its machine tool suppliers to help imple- ment strategies for reducing setup times and streamlining the process, and it's paying huge dividends. Tackling Challenges Micro-Mechanics designs, manufactures and markets high precision parts and tools used in process-critical applications for the semiconductor and other high technology industries. CEO Chris Borch founded the company in 1983 in the back of a friend's hat sewing factory in Singapore. He says he stumbled upon the need for a high precision tool that would be used in the production of semiconductors, so with only $600 in startup money he was able SHOP MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE 34 PRODUCTION MACHINING :: DECEMBER 2018

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