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November 2012

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Company Profile: Comco Inc.

Fast-growing California-based Comco is developing new processes for precision performance.

The history of Comco, Inc. has all the makings of a Hollywood rags-to-riches script, with an inventor spending three years working from a one bedroom home in Burbank, California, to becoming an industry leader in micro-abrasive blasting technology with an award-winning tool used in precision machining. “The first equipment for Comco was developed in 1965 […]
Sherri Mabry

Company Profile: All Metals & Forge Group

Started in 1972, All Metals & Forge Group focuses on cost savings, reduced waste, and less machining time for its clients.

Specializing in open die forgings and seamless rolled rings, All Metals & Forge Group found its niche as a manufacturer and supplier of ferrous and non-ferrous materials in 1972. Serving aerospace, aviation, construction, defense, energy, fabrication, gas and oil exploration, manufacturing, petroleum, and general metal-working industries, the company recently closed its service center to focus […]
Sherri Mabry

DEPARTMENTS

Q&A with Robert Whitehouse

Director of Business Development Carbon and Alloy Bar/A.M. Castle & Co.

What led you to your current position with Castle Metals? I’ve been with Castle Metals for nine years now, originally working for them in the U.K. Previous to that I worked for Philip Cornes (TW Metals) for 16 years. I started my Metals Career on the shop floor, operating machine saw, to going into export […]
Gear Solutions Magazine

NEWS

MAG Completes First Giant U6 Portal Mill

One of MAG’s newest product developments, the giant 6-axis U6 bridge-type portal mill, is completing its runoff in Hebron, KY, prior to shipping later this year. The massive machine, which weighs nearly 154 MT (170 tons), is outfitted with five interchangeable cutting heads, including two custom designs to allow five-sided machining on oversized diesel engine […]
October 4, 2012

Mitutoyo America Corporation Joins Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing

The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) today announced that Mitutoyo America Corporation has joined the organization as its ninth industry member.Headquartered in Aurora, Ill., Mitutoyo America Corporation offers a full line of precision measuring tools, instruments and related software backed by extensive training and support services. Mitutoyo America Corporation is part of Mitutoyo Group, […]
October 4, 2012

EOS Names Tim Morris New VP of North America

As additive manufacturing matures into an increasingly mainstream manufacturing technology, EOS—the technology and market leader for design-driven integrated e-Manufacturing solutions—has announced the appointment of Tim Morris as Vice President, EOS of North America, Inc.“Tim Morris brings extensive, specialized experience to his new post that will help us find and support customers who wish to explore […]
October 4, 2012

U.S. Bank Equipment Finance and Star SU Announce Financing Program

U.S. Bank Equipment Finance – Manufacturing Vendor Services Group and Star SU LLC announced a new agreement that will support customers in the acquisition of new Star SU machine tool equipment. The new equipment finance and leasing program provides Star SU customers with flexible options that include capital and true leases with up to 100 […]
October 4, 2012

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