There are many ways to run a custom machine building business. Some systems integrators are dedicated to a particular industry, such as auto parts manufacturing. Others specialize in a particular kind of assembly machine, such as high-speed continuous motion systems.
DAYTON, OH—Vistek Medical, a contract manufacturer of medical implants and components, will relocate its manufacturing operation to a larger facility here. The expansion will include new five-axis milling machines, electrical discharge machining centers, and expanded finishing and packaging capabilities.
Product designers and artists share a similar trait: They love to create things. How appropriate then, that product designers at Chicago-based Morphix Inc. are dedicated to making high-quality specialty tools for tattoo artists worldwide.
Microsecond fiber lasers have been used successfully to cut hypotubes and stents for many years. While these lasers are precise and fast, they have a downside. Parts cut with them require several post-processing operations, which add cost and can damage delicate parts.