Developed to manufacture watch parts, Swiss-type CNC automatic lathes built by companies such as Marubeni Citizen-Cincom Inc. (Elk Grove Village, IL) are now widely used to produce automotive components, screws, and pins for the medical industry as well as precision parts for electrical engineering.
Platinum Tooling Technologies Inc. (Prospect Heights, IL) now provides Heimatec live and static tools for Marubeni Citizen-Cincom L12, L20, L32, and A20 automatic lathes. Designed to optimize the machine’s parameters, these imported precision tools are efficient and cost-effective. To ensure processing quality and long service life, they incorporate the highest-quality bearings, ground gear components, spindles, and housings to produce superior tools with maximum rigidity.
Amid Challenges, Majority of Metalformers Predict Little Change in Economic Activity
U.S and Canadian incoming orders expected to remain steady, according to the latest barometer reading from the Precision Metalforming Association.
U.S. Manufacturing Grows in September –– PMI Dips 0.6% to 55.4
The Institute for Supply Management reports that among the six biggest industries, food, beverage & tobacco remains the best-performing sector, with fabricated metal and chemical products growing strongly.