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Makino Machining Complex Brochure

In 2014 we installed our third Makino MMC2 flexible machining system consisting of:

  • Automated pallet handling system with 114 pallet stocker locations
  • 5 material loading stations
  • 6 A51nx horizontal CNCs each with:
    • 218 tools
    • High pressure through spindle coolant systems
    • In-spindle probes
    • Coolant chillers
    • High capacity conveyors


MMC2 cover
This system was featured on the cover and in the pages of Makino’s newly published MMC2 brochure.

Catalyst Magazine

“Union, Illinois firm leverages in-plant training to motivate employees and increase performance levels”

Passion, commitment, and extra effort. These are the words that describe employee engagement. Engagement is that illusive force that motivates employees to higher levels of performance. It is the commitment to the organization, a passion for job ownership, and the extra effort to change the way of doing business. Passion, commitment, and that extra effort is exactly what Union, IL-based New Dimensions Precision Machining is pursuing. read more…

Modern Machine Shop – ‘Making the First Cut’

July, 2000 – Chris Koepfer
Excerpted from Modern Machine Shop:
“Almost every shop has a metalcutting saw. However, many of these shops may be missing a throughput reduction opportunity by under-utilizing this cut-off step in the manufacturing process. Here’s how one shop integrates precision sawing in its part production flow.” read more…