Production Machining

MAR 2018

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

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803-438-4000, :: E-Z Burr Tool Co. Inc. 800-783-2877, :: Hexagon Holds Grand Opening Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence hosted a grand opening at its Hexagon Solution Center in Irvine, California, on January 11. The ceremony was preceded by a special PC-DMIS users' group meet- ing that featured an exclusive preview of the latest PC-DMIS software release developed to improve productivity by embedding quality throughout the product lifecycle. The 15,500-square-foot facility is the company's second Solution Center located in California, in addition to its Oceanside production facility. The center is strategically situated with easy highway access to five major counties. The site features a technology demon- stration room, software training facilities, a Leica laser tracker calibration laboratory, and offices for engineers, sales and sup- port teams. :: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence 800-343-7933, :: Manufacturing Facility Opens in Michigan SW North America Inc. has dedicated its new 40,000-square-foot, $12 million manufacturing facility in New Hudson, Michigan. The company manufactures multi-spindle horizontal machining centers and manufacturing systems. "Our New Hudson manufacturing facil- ity allows the company to expand its foot- hold in the growing automotive market while increasing its customer base in the industrial, aerospace and defense, alterna- tive energy, transportation and medical sectors," says James Campbell, president/ CSO, SW North America. The company will employ 50 people at the new facility. :: SW North America Inc. 734-736-4027, E-Z Burr Operates Independently After Acquisition Cogsdill Tool Products Inc. has recently acquired the E-Z Burr Tool Co. Cogsdill will continue to operate E-Z Burr as an independent company with production and support of E-Z Burr products continuing from their Michigan facility. The marketing of both company's products will also con- tinue to be handled via current individual supply chains. Cogsdill management believes that, by drawing on the strengths of both com- panies, it will enhance the capability for each company to better serve and support customers worldwide. This acquisition also aligns Cogsdill and E-Z Burr in hole deburring tooling solutions. :: Cogsdill Tool Products Inc. Setting the Bar for Manufacturing Excellence Companies all over the world depend on precision bar materials from Boston Centerless to manufacture components such as medical implants, electric motor shafts, and high pressure valves. Call us to learn how we can help boost your manufacturing productivity. 800.343.4111 Available Materials • Alloy & Carbon Steels • Aluminum • Exotic Alloys • Medical Alloys Testing & Validation Services • UT (Nadcap Accredited) • Eddy Current • XRF Analysis • Laser Marking • Plastics • Red Metals • Stainless • Titanium NEWS 14 PRODUCTION MACHINING :: MARCH 2018

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