Modern Machine Shop

JAN 2018

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SHOP TALK MMS JANUARY 2018 56 Industry News response to customer demands for faster response times and complete lifecycle solutions, says Dr. Michael Gebhardt, project leader for the new headquarters and vice president of operations. The facility's Solutions Center provides space for comprehensive software training and demon- strations, while its streamlined rebuilding process has increased workf low efficiency. The result is an optimized process designed to quickly offer customers the turnkey solutions they need. | United Grinding North America Inc. 937-859-1975 | Omegasonics Opens Second Production Facility Omegasonics has opened a new manufacturing plant in Ferndale, Washington. The expansion is in response to the company's business growth and the release of several new products. According to President Frank Pedef lous, sales of its ultrasonic cleaning systems have grown 20 percent in the last two years, prompting the need for additional production staff and capacity. The 4,000-square-foot plant is the firm's second production facility and will employ five staff members, who will fabricate several of the company's machine models. "We chose this particular area because of its impressive talent pool with ultrasonic cleaning expertise," Mr. Pedef lous says. "We're hiring individuals who will be able to hit the ground running and get the plant fully operational in a minimal amount of time." | Omegasonics | 800-669-8227 Abco Automation Adds 3D Simulation to Service Offerings Abco Automation (Browns Summit, North Carolina), designer and builder of factory automation systems, has signed a value-added reseller (VAR) agree- ment with Visual Components, a maker of 3D simulation software for manufacturing. Abco will add the company's simulation software to its service offerings, which also include field support, on-site installation, laser safety, system training, project manage- ment and engineering. Visual Components combines the engineering disciplines of material flow, robotics simulation and controls validation into one platform. With version 4.0 of the software, users can design factory layouts with numerous models and factory components, such as pre-engineered conveyor units and industrial robots. | Abco Automation Inc. 336-375-6400 | SharpVue AVEN • Designed to maximize efficiency and operator comfort. • Large working distance. • Crystal-clear HD image. • Connects to HD monitor or computer. • Imaging and measurement software included. • Magnification range: 30x optical, 300x digital. • Wireless remote included. I n s p e c t i o n S y s t e m Item # 26700-135-TTB 360 Tilt Table Item # 26700-135-XYTB X-Y Gliding Stage Item #26700-135-4D SharpVue 4D Lens Item # 26700-135 SharpVue Inspection System Watch Video | 734-973-0099 | Premium Technology Everyday Affordability

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