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    Communications Between Turning Machine and Bar Feeder Reduces Material and Labor Costs

    Outsourcing production of critical parts was putting a crimp in Gilson Company’s plans to move from strictly distributing products made by other companies, to making and selling some of their own.

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    Robotic Automation Cell Cuts Cycle Time In Half Improving Part Quality for Gearbox Manufacturer

    While local CNC shop Miller Precision Mfg. Industries, Inc. also has its roots in traditional manufacturing, the company is far from an ordinary job shop. It is, in fact, a full- edged production facility.

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    Robotic Automation Cell Cuts Cycle Time In Half Improving Part Quality for Gearbox Manufacturer

    The U.S. headquarters of SEW- EURODRIVE in Lyman, South Carolina is an impressive 250,000-sq.-ft. facility that produces over 300,000 gear sets and gear boxes each year.

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    Robotic Automation Reduces 40 Minute Part Production to Less Than 5 Minutes

    CNG is a greener, cleaner burning alternative fuel that creates less pollution. When Rusty took a close look at the manufacturing process for these parts, he identified it as an opportunity to convert the existing approach to robotic automation.

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    Manufacturing Facility Automates Cell, Reduced WIP 80%

    Recently a global supplier of compressors decided to rethink its process for making a series of bearing housings.

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    Robotic Cell Increases Productivity 200% For Industrial Cutting Equipment Manufacturer

    By implementing a new, automated machining process, Gosiger and Hypertherm Inc. proved it is possible to achieve dramatic improvements in efficiency without sacrificing strong environmental goals.

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    How Robotic Automation Helps A CNC Machine Shop Produce 47% More Parts-Per-Hour

    The following article appeared in the April 2014 edition of Modern Machine Shop entitled “CNC Shop Employees Benefit from Robotic Automation”.

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    Custom Automation Solution Reduces Cycle Time By 25%

    Manufacturing challenges come in varying degrees on complexity and sometimes it’s easy to dismiss an application as too simple to warrant robotic automation. 

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    Fast ROI Convinces Versatile CNC Shop To Add Robotic Automation

    Stevensville, Montana is not exactly a hotbed of manufacturing. In fact Glacier Tool & Die (GTD, Inc.) is one of only a handful of manufacturing facilities in the area. 

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    CNC Machine Shop Meets Customer Demand With Robotic Automation, & Saves $500,000 In Operating Costs

    Landing a major manufacturing contract in a highly competitive market can be a challenge for any CNC shop. Part of that challenge is satisfying the customer’s requirements while still turning a profit.

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    Team Effort Reduces Operator Costs For High-Tech Job Shop By 50%

    Investing in factory automation for the first time is a big decision for many CNC machine shops. Questions and concerns you may have are answered in this Case Study.

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    Gosiger Automation Plays a Role in Helping the Denver Mint Make Money

    The following article appeared in the February 2013 editions of Manufacturing News under the title: “Machining and Metalworking Manufacturing: It’s All About Making Money” and is reprinted here by permission of Gross Publications, Inc.

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    Winning on Simplicity, Common Sense + Great CNC Machine Technology

    In a world beset by a tough economy and outsourcing of American jobs, it can be hard to compete. Learn how the Mercer's continue to use their Okuma Machines with Gosiger Engineering to insure the quality in their parts.

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    First Venture Into Automation Dramatically Reduces Cost-Per-Part For CNC Machine Shop

    Hy-Tech Machine Inc. decided to add automation to their operation. Alongside Okuma, Gosiger designed a system that helped Hy-Tech get the most out of their people increasing efficiency and productivity.

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    Customer Success Story: Morbark Inc.

    Since 1957 Morbark, Inc. has been the industry leader in heavy-duty wood harvesting equipment. Today the company occupies 1.4 million square feet of production space and has 550 employees.

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    Dimension Machine Welcomes Horizontal Machining Center to the Family

    Dimension Machine is a classic American success story. For almost two decades the business has grown with the help of Okuma Machines and Gosiger service.

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