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“What we’re seeing from employers is they want people who have actual skills, who have work experience, who can demonstrate they can actually do something. We think that vocational programs should not be an alternative track for the non-college bound — it should be a track for everybody.” – Lisa Katz, Author Students in Europe have pursued vocational apprenticeships for as long as we can remember. The tradition remains strong in Switzerland today, with 2/3 of young people in Switzerland pursuing dual-track classroom and vocational training tailored to jobs available in the marketplace. Today, here in the US some 18 million people are collecting unemployment benefits, many since the beginning of the pandemic. Many of those who remain unemployed likely were solid employees; they just worked in a field that was particularly hard hit by the pandemic. In manufacturing here in the US, pre-COVID an estimated half a million manufacturing jobs were left open. Finding and retaining reliable workers is one of the most pressing issues in manufacturing these days. What if companies took a tried-and-true approach, one that has worked successfully for many decades in Europe, that of facilitating apprenticeship programs. There is never a better time than today, with such a huge surplus of talent that was employed in other industries just a short year ago. In this issue, there are a few press announcements on apprenticeships. Here is an actual posted ad by a machine tool OEM: “If you have a strong work ethic, like to learn how things work, like hands-on training, and want a career instead of a job, this apprenticeship is for you.” One of the preeminent experts on apprenticeships, Felix Rauner decries that Americans have “stigmatized vocational education.” Because many parents continue to push college as the only positive option a student has, apprenticeships are not regarded as worthwhile pursuits. Many students miss out on opportunities because of this, and the industry suffers as well. The federal government “spends about $165 billion annually on higher education in grants, loans, and tax credits, while the states spend about $74 billion in direct appropriations. Given that government subsidies account for close to 90 percent of revenues at some colleges when you add up grants, loans, and research funds, the federal government certainly should have a big say in how that money is spent nationwide,” argues The Washington Post. Likewise, if an apprenticeship program registers with the U.S. Department of Labor, it may receive state-based tax credits. Additionally, it can receive federal funding and resources for the program as well as federal tax credits on some types of training experiences. Ultimately, though, the money that companies spend on apprenticeship programs benefits them by providing them with highly trained talent with no additional onboarding. Until next issue, I wish you continued success in 2021. I hope you proactively set up apprenticeships in your business, and if you would be willing, please share your success with me. As always, God bless our troops and our Front liners.

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Announcements & Releases Big Kaiser Donates to National Robotics League Customers of Big Kaiser helped raise $6,275 to benefit the National Robotics League (NRL) in 2020. This donation marks Big Kaiser’s fifth annual contribution to the program. Big Kaiser’s donation is a 2% match of all qualified orders from National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA) member companies during the final two months of the 2020 calendar year. Manufacturers placed orders for cutting tools, tool holders, workholding and tool measurement systems, earning funds for the NRL at the same time. The NRL is a manufacturing workforce development program of the NTMA that organizes student teams to design and build remote-controlled robots to face-off in a gladiator-style competition. Through the process of building these robots, students gain practical knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) — all essential skills for manufacturing careers. “We’re not just fighting a skills gap in our workforce, we have an ‘interest gap’ too,” says Roger Atkins, president at NTMA. “The NRL helps create excitement about manufacturing technology and STEM careers. We appreciate Big Kaiser’s continued support year over year, and of course all of the NTMA members who participate in the program to support the NRL.”

Machinery Resources International (MRI) Brings Mike Mills On To Manage Its Arizona Office Machinery Resources International, is proud to announce its expansion with the opening of their Scottsdale, Arizona office. Mike Mills is heading up the new locations for MRI. Alan Gottlieb, owner of MRI, says, “I have known Mike since 2003, when he first started selling and buying used machinery. Though we were essentially competitors during these nearly 2 decades, Mike and I respected each other for our integrity and sound business principles.” Mike adds, “Alan first taught me how to buy and sell equipment, and though we weren’t working together during those early years, we found ways to send referrals to one another when we saw a better fit. It is such a pleasure to work with Alan, who was truly a mentor to me.” Mike brings a wealth of industry experience to MRI’s customers. In the ~4 decades since he came into the industry, Mike has worked all positions from machinist to tool salesman, all the way up to President of nationwide precision machinery resale entities. Prior to accepting the position with MRI, Mike founded CNC-Trade In Machinery, taking trade in machines from new machine dealers across the country. Now with the support of MRI, Mike has ability to take those opportunities even further. Joining Mike’s MRI Scottsdale team is Sarah Mills, still early in her career with only five years, has previous sales experience, where she even worked and lived for a period in Mexico. Sarah says, “I really enjoy being a part of A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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something that’s constantly evolving. This business has a real driving force and it’s the people behind it who make it what it is. Getting to work with those people and having someone like my dad as my mentor, with his experience and guiding compass, has been the biggest blessing.” Drew Kirkendall is the newest member to the Scottsdale MRI team. Drew first came to work for MRI’s Los Angeles, California headquarters in 2013, setting up and closing out auctions. After his supervisory role at the San Onofre Nuclear Plant auction, Drew was trusted to manage continuing projects. When an opportunity for sales came up in the Scottsdale office, Drew interviewed with Mike, and today he is happy to be located permanently in Arizona in his new position with the company. Founded in Los Angeles in 1995, Machinery Resources International has emerged as one of the premier names in the worldwide industrial machinery resale marketplace. The company’s headquarters are located in Los Angeles, CA with warehouses located around the country. With over 100 combined years in the business, customers can count on their experienced and seasoned professionals to find them the best deal for their machinery. As proud members of the MDNA, AMEA, and NAAA, MRI supplies high quality, pre-owned machinery in the domestic and international marketplace. In addition to buying and selling previously owned machine tools, the company has AMEA certified and ASA candidate appraisers on staff for all of your appraisal and valuation needs. In addition, they conduct auctions and liquidations worldwide. To learn more about how MRI can help you with your machinery resell needs, contact them at: 877-568-2121 or visit machineryresources.com

March 2021 Business Conditions Report: Metalformers More Optimistic but Concerns Continue Over Lead Times Metalforming companies are more optimistic for improved business conditions during the Announcements Continued Page 8


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Announcements Continued next three months, but continue to report longer lead times for steel and other materials, according to the March 2021 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report. Prepared monthly, the report provides an economic indicator for manufacturing, sampling 112 metalforming companies in the United States and Canada. PMA’s March report shows that 50% of metalforming companies forecast an improvement in economic activity in the next three months (compared to 37% in February), 41% predict no change (compared to 56% in February) and 9% anticipate a decline in activity (compared to 7% in February).

Administration to terminate the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs, which no longer are needed and are one of the main causes for chaos in the market.” The survey reveals an expectation for increased incoming orders in the next three months, with 54% forecasting an increase in orders (up from 48% in February), 33% predicting no change (down from 41% last month) and 13% anticipating a decrease in orders (compared to 11% in February). Current average daily shipping levels rose in March, with 63% reporting an increase (up from 52% in February), 20% reporting no change (compared to 31% last month) and 17% reporting a decrease (the same percentage reported in February).

However, the March report indicates that lead times continue to increase. When asked about lead times compared to the previous three months, 60% of respondents say that they have increased, up from 54% in February. Respondents have continued to report lead-time increases each month since September 2020, when only 16% reported increased lead times.

Five percent of responding metalforming companies had a portion of their workforce on short time or layoff in March, a slight increase from 4% in February. At this time last year, 14% of participants reported workers on short time or layoff.

“Metalforming manufacturers are seeing an uptick in business, but their ability to meet the demands of their customers is threatened by severe and growing supply problems,” said PMA President David Klotz. “Lead times for steel, aluminum, copper, brass and other metals are steadily increasing, and prices continue to rise. PMA continues to call on the Biden

PMA is the full-service trade association representing the $137-billion metalforming industry of North America—the industry that creates precision metal products using stamping, fabricating, spinning, slide forming and roll forming technologies, and other value-added processes.

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Hurco North America Announces New Apprenticeship Program Hurco North America announced the launch of a new apprenticeship program. The Field Service Apprenticeship (FSA) is a 2-year program that starts with a 12-week industry training that merges hands-on training and repair of CNC machines with classroom materials. While candidates with a degree or working toward one are encouraged to apply, candidates who are mechanically inclined with no industry or engineering experience are also encouraged to apply for the FSA. “We know there are people outside our industry who would excel at a career as a service engineer for machine tools, but might not have been exposed to our industry. We believe the FSA will be important to bridge the skills gap and introduce more people to the machine tool industry, which benefits the industry as a whole,” said Miller. A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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“If you have a strong work ethic, like to learn how things work, like hands-on training, and want a career instead of a job, this apprenticeship is for you,” said Mark Gilmore, Service Manager for Hurco North America. Field service engineers will ultimately be ambassadors for Hurco Companies, Inc.—working to provide technical support, training, and service of state-of-the-art CNC machines at customers’ facilities across the country. Continuous training on emerging technologies in CNC controls, robot integration, 5-axis machine and multi-spindle lathe installation, repair, and applications will also be provided long after completion of the apprenticeship. The FSA program will take place at Hurco’s headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana. For additional information and to apply, please visit Hurco.com/Apprentice. For More Information: www.hurco.com; info@hurco.com

NUNTMA’s 2nd Annual Emerging Leaders Conference a Success! The Northern Utah Chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association held their 2nd Annual Emerging Leaders Conference. Due to COVID restrictions, the event was held virtually, from January 25-28.


Announcements Continued The conference had over 50 attendees, eager to hear about such topics as “Positioning Yourself as a Leader”,“HR Challenges” and “Teambuilding and Mentoring.”The final day was a question/answer panel with several members of the NUNTMA Board. These business leaders shared their personal experiences in the industry and leadership with the group, prompting discussion about managing and managing peers, maintaining relationships, and giving effective feedback. Many participants mentioned that the Q&A with the panel was their favorite session. Several attendees also mentioned wanting to keep the event virtual in future years. The NUNTMA is looking forward to hosting another great Emerging Leaders Conference next year!

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Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Reaches Highest Level in Three Years The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation releases the March 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). The index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $900 billion equipment finance sector.

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Announcements Continued tives responding said they believe business conditions will improve over the next four months, up from 46.2% in February. 46.4% believe business conditions will remain the same over the next four months, unchanged from the previous month. 3.6% believe business conditions will worsen, a decrease from 7.7% in February. • 42.9% of the survey respondents believe demand for leases and loans to fund capital expenditures (capex) will increase over the next four months, 53.6% believe demand will “remain the same” during the same four-month time period, and 3.6% believe demand will decline, all relatively unchanged from February. • 28.6% of the respondents expect more access to capital to fund equipment acquisitions over the next four months, up from 23.1% in February. 71.4% of executives indicate they expect the “same” access to capital to fund business, a decrease from 76.9% last month. None expect “less” access to capital, unchanged from the previous month. • When asked, 42.9% of the executives report they expect to hire more employees over the next four months, up from 38.5% in February. 57.1% expect no change in headcount over the next four months, a decrease from 61.5% last month. None expect to hire fewer employees, unchanged from February. • 3.6% of the leadership evaluate the current U.S. economy as “excellent,” an increase from none the previous month. 78.6% of the leadership evaluate the current U.S. economy as “fair,” up from 76.9% in February. 17.9% evaluate it as “poor,” down from 23.1% last month. • 60.7% of the survey respondents believe that U.S. economic conditions will get “better” over the next six months, an increase from 50% in February. 32.1% indicate they A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain•

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believe the U.S. economy will “stay the same” over the next six months, a decrease from 38.5% last month. 7.1% believe economic conditions in the U.S. will worsen over the next six months, down from 11.5% the previous month. • In March 39.3% of respondents indicate they believe their company will increase spending on business development activities during the next six months, up from 30.8% last month. 60.7% believe there will be “no change” in business development spending, a decrease from 69.2% in February. None believe there will be a decrease in spending, unchanged from last month. The COVID-19 Impact Survey of the Equipment Finance Industry will be reported on a quarterly basis in 2021. If you wish to participate on behalf of your company in 2021, please contact Stephanie Fisher at sfisher@leasefoundation.org to determine eligibility for inclusion in the survey.


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In comparison, Utah’s unemployment rate spiked to higher than 10% at the start of the pandemic, but today sits at 3.5%, just 1% higher than its pre-pandemic level—the fifth-lowest unemployment rate in the nation. Utah’s job market is seeing unprecedented success compared to the rest of the country, as well. For the first time since the start of the pandemic, Utah saw year-over job growth in December with 0.6% growth, according to the Roadmap to Recovery Coalition Dashboard maintained by the Salt Lake Chamber. Utah and Idaho were the only states in the nation in December to see job growth. Utah economic outlook ranked No. 1 The 2021 Economic Report to the Governor also paints an optimistic view of Utah’s future. It cites Rich States, Poor States, an economic competitiveness index, which ranks Utah as the number one state in the U.S. for economic outlook. A WalletHub study listed Utah as the fifth highest state for its quickly improving unemployment rate.

“These signs and others point to an excellent recovery for Utah in 2021 and beyond,” the Economic If you’ve noticed a faster return to the so-called normal in the Beehive State, you’re not Report states. wrong. While other states in the nation struggle to pick up the economic pieces after the pandemic’s early destruction, Utah is recovering faster than expected. There are The Governor’s Office of Economic many different factors to thank for this swift recovery, including innovation from local Development (GOED) says this businesses, legislators that have a business-positive approach, and grant programs from outlook is due in part to legislathe Governor’s Office of Economic Development. tive support, grant programs, a strong economy going into the These are just a few concrete ways Utah is the place to be for business—especially right pandemic, the Stay Safe to Stay Open Pledge and the many renow. sources businesses can find on In April 2020, the nationwide unemployment rate reached a high of more than 14%. As coronavirus.utah.gov/business. of early February 2021, the national unemployment rate sits at 6.3%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While this is a marked improvement from pandemic highs, it 3/8/21 Update: Utah’s economy A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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“The health of the Utah economy is inseparable from the health of the state’s small business community,” reported the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute. “Over half of all workers in Utah are employed by small businesses. Even very small businesses (<20 employees) account for a sizable share of Utah’s workforce. One out of every six workers in Utah is employed at a firm with fewer than 20 employees.” GOED says taxable sales reports show that Utahns are still spending money through the pandemic, which is critical to keeping small businesses open and thriving. To support small businesses, the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has implemented initiatives using federal and state funds to offer critical financial relief. Known as ComRent, this grant awarded $20 million in grants to Utah small businesses to help them cover the rent

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Having the option for a lot more space on the site also commits the manufacturer more deeply to northern Colorado, which has been a great place to grow, Reeser said.

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The space the company has leased will allow the company to produce 600 vehicles this year and then hike its output to 3,000 vehicles in 2022. Lightning eMotors expects its production to grow nearly sevenfold over the three years after that, reaching 20,000 vehicles in 2025. It will need to add a lot of automation in its manufacturing to reach that output, Reeser said. We are a full service job shop, providing as much or as little project involvement as required – from tool and die design to finishing and assembly.

It’s also hiring dozens of people in coming months to fill virtually every kind of position at the business and its staff is expected to reach 250 employees. By Greg Avery – Senior Reporter, Denver Business Journal “People ask me who it is we’re hiring. It’s everybody,” Reeser said. By Greg Avery – Senior Reporter, Denver Business Journal

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President Biden’s executive order reaffirming the “Buy American” policy for federal government contracting is meant to close the loopholes that have permitted some foreign sourcing of goods and services. But can U.S. manufacturers step up the pace of production to take advantage of the action? It

Biden is hardly the first U.S. president to push a Buy American stance; President Trump claimed a similar commitment. But in issuing the new order, Biden claimed that “the previous administration did not take it seriously enough. Federal agencies waived the Buy American requirement without much pushback at all. That is going to change on our watch.” The executive order sets out an arduous procedure for acquiring a waiver from the Buy American requirement, calling for extensive review and justification “for the use of goods, products, or materials that have not been mined, produced or manufactured in the United States.” All such waivers must be approved by the Office of Management and Budget by way of a Made in America Office. In addition, the Administrator of General Services is directed to create a public website including information on all requested waivers and 18 • March / Apr

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whether they have been granted. When it comes to assessing the true origin of a given item, the order replaces a previous “component test” with one that measures the value “that is added to the product through U.S.-based production of U.S. job-supporting economic activity.” And it increases the threshold for domestic-content requirements covering end products and construction materials. In cases where a foreign product is substantially cheaper than its American-made counterpart, the order dictates a determination as to whether the gap is the result of dumped steel, iron or manufactured goods by the foreign supplier. For American workers, the big question is whether the new policy will mean more domestic manufacturing jobs. Steven Kramer, chief executive officer of WorkJam, creator of a digital task-management platform, predicts that it will. “It goes a lot deeper than any other policy,” he says. “We believe it’s going to have a significant impact on the rejuvenation of manufacturing


and distribution in the U.S.” Success won’t come automatically, however. U.S. companies will have to revamp operations in order to accommodate higher production rates and labor requirements while still turning a profit. “For organizations to adapt to what we believe will be significant growth, they will need to be super-organized,” says Kramer. That means optimizing and streamlining systems and business processes, especially with the help of digital technologies. A move in that direction is especially vital in a time of pandemic, when worker safety is paramount. Digital transformation, says Kramer, “has to happen in order to train and upskill the workforce to execute tasks and have compliance around them.”The coming of the coronavirus, he adds, calls for “a whole new set of procedures to be followed.” To a certain degree, “digitization” might be seen as a code word for “robots.” In other words, a resurgence of American manufacturing is unlikely to bring back as many domestic jobs as were lost during decades of offshoring to China and other sources of low-cost production. “Yes, technology will lead to not as many people being required,” Kramer acknowledges, “but people are still an important part of this equation, and they don’t get eliminated.” Humans will be needed in call centers and key logistics roles, and even in some hourly positions that one might expect to be roboticized. Kramer does see an increase in the share of temporary and gig workers versus permanent employs. That’s especially the case in times of low unemployment, which was the norm before the pandemic

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THANKS, COVID-19!

“SOMETIMES A CATASTROPHE IS SIMPLY A COURSE CORRECTION.” – James A. Owen, author and illustrator

It would be an understatement to say that the last 12 months have been somewhat of a catastrophe for a lot of businesses. For manufacturers, the pandemic has been trying on many levels. They have been challenged with supply chain disruptions as well as meeting strict safety protocols for their workers.

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”NOW MORE THAN EVER, MANUFACTURING COMPANIES NEED TO KNOW THAT THERE ARE NO WEAK LINKS IN THEIR SUPPLY CHAIN.” These days, they need partners that can overcome the unpredictable problems created by the COVID-19 crisis. For manufacturers who rely on Industrial Supply for their MRO and safety solutions, it is reassuring to know they can count on the stability we provide – stability that is paramount in helping them survive the recent catastrophe and other potential crises in the future. Undoubtedly, these have been uncertain times for many people, and Industrial Supply was not unaffected by today’s health and economic crisis. For us, however, prioritizing and staying true to our mission “to provide our customers with the highest level of service and value, and ensure compliance with customer requirements” helped us to stay the course and overcome many of the challenges that the unprecedented global pandemic presented. It pushed us to really take stock of who we are as a company. It reinforced all the reasons why thousands of customers have trusted us over the years and the important changes we’ve made to become the industry leader in the Intermountain West. Looking back at our company’s history, Industrial Supply has proven that customers can count on us to come through any A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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crisis, whether that’s the Depression, several world wars, and now COVID-19. We owe that resilience to our founder, Rudy Orlob, who started Industrial Supply as a manufacturer’s rep agency. He established Industrial Supply in 1916 with the goal of being the kind of company that sees a need, and then goes about coming up with a solution to fill that need. More than 100 years later, we are still that company that delivers hard-to-find items to remote areas when customers request tasks that seem impossible to others. We believe it’s this single-mindedness of providing customized solutions to our customers that has kept us in business. It has continued to be the focus of our leadership, now in its 4th generation of what Rudy Orlob started over 100 years ago.


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As our CEO, Chris Bateman, likes to remind us, “We are in the business of building relationships.” Our relationships with both our customers and our suppliers are key to our success. Beyond the thousands of products we have available, we also offer Integrated Supply Solutions that provide customers with a menu of services designed to generate maximum efficiency, cost savings and flexibility. We offer Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) solutions such as bin stocking services, smart vending technology, efficient bar coding and strategic sourcing to help streamline our customers’ processes and reduce overhead costs by negotiating prices and maintaining inventory to their exact needs. As we serve the manufacturing sector as well as aerospace, mining, construction, utilities, energy, and many other industries, it has been essential for us to stay abreast of emerging technologies that help our customers stay relevant and competitive. FOUNDER, RUDY ORLOB

“CUSTOMER SERVICE WILL ALWAYS BE THE DEFINING QUALITY OF OUR SUCCESS.” The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system we originally set up in 1980s to convert handwritten orders to online transactions revolutionized our business. Today, we continue to invest in innovative systems and solutions that meet the ever-changing needs of the industries we serve. We utilize Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) technology and our website to ensure smooth business transactions. For example, if customers choose to transact online, we give them the option to use a preselected shopping list so they can find the items they buy and need easily. Our plan is to continue to evolve as technology evolves to meet the needs of our current and potential customers.

Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, we remain a family-owned business with seven branches in the Intermountain West, 60,000 products, a total of 300,000 square feet of warehouse space, a full fleet of delivery trucks and VMI vans, and modern technology, that give us the flexibility to provide customers with solutions that are unique to their specific needs. Our most important asset, however, is our diverse family of 180 employees. We have a professional team of experts with years of experience and product, system, and quality training, who are fully prepared to answer hard-to-answer questions. At Industrial Supply, safety is our highest priority, so in addition to the quality safety products we offer, including Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and supplies, we have specialty teams who provide our customers with a wide variety of on-site assessments, seminars, and OSHA training.

As we look to the future, we plan to maximize all these company assets to continue to serve our customers and live up to the values that were so important to our founder, Rudy Orlob: “Customer service will always be the defining quality of our success.” So, thanks COVID-19. Thanks for reminding us what we’re made of. You’ve only made us strengthen our resolve to stay committed to our core beliefs and feel inspired by the solid foundation our founder established to help us face any challenge head on.

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Training Displaced Workers for Jobs in Manufacturing The City of Fre m o n t , California, saw an opportunity to remedy a difficult problem. In the San Francisco Bay area, 20,900 jobs were lost due to the impact of COVID-19. At the same time, companies were ramping up to produce products to fight the pandemic. Manufacturing companies such as Evolve Manufacturing Technologies, Inc, began producing rapid COVID-19 test kits, ventilators, and COVID-19 treatment equipment last spring needed help. The company had hired 100 people but needed more. So the City of Fremont Economic Development Department came up with a solution to begin to address the issue of finding jobs for those displaced by the pandemic. On March 5 it launched the Earn and Learn Fremont (ELF) Pilot Program to help those without jobs - especially people of color and low-income groups - to jumpstart a new career in advanced manufacturing. A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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“Since the onset of the global pandemic last year, we have manufactured more than 2 million COVID-19 tests and doubled our manufacturing workforce in Fremont,” Noreen King Founder and CEO of Evolve Manufacturing told IndustryWeek. “As we continue to make ventilators and antibody testing kits, we’re eager to find more local talent to join us. On the other hand, there are many workers laid off from the service industries that are anxious to start working again. That’s why I’m enthused by this Earn and Learn Fremont Pilot Program. With sufficient on-the-job training and support from the City and broader region, we believe we can open a new avenue for these displaced workers to rejoin the workforce and start a new career in advanced manufacturing.” For this program participants who are eligible through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act will receive eight weeks of paid work experience at Evolve Manufacturing and six weeks of concurrent virtual skills development training via Ohlone College’s Smart Manufacturing Technology Program. Participants will also receive an industryrecognized Certificate of Competency after completing a customized manufacturing skills development training which was developed by Ohlone College. Upon graduation, participants may be offered a full-time job at Evolve or choose to work at another manufacturing company. If participants choose to continue their education at Ohlone College, they will also be able to apply the credits earned through the ELF Pilot Program toward the college’s Smart Manufacturing Technology Program. Creating this program involved a number of organizations including workforce development boards Alameda County Workforce Development Board and work2future. They are providing federal funding and offering case management as well as supportive services for participants. And the city’s Human Services Department’s Family Resource Center has been promoting the program with an eye towards providing wrap-around services to help their clients make a career shift. “In Fremont, we are proud to be home to over 900 manufacturing businesses that provide an abundance of middlewage job opportunities and can lead to better career path trajectories,” Fremont Mayor Lily Mei told IndustryWeek. “We are grateful to have innovative partners such as Ohlone College supporting the ELF Pilot Program, and we are hopeful that it may inspire other manufacturing partners in our region to pursue similar opportunities to diversify their workforces. Likewise, we hope the program incentivizes employees to look beyond misconceptions of the manufacturing industry (e.g., manufacturing jobs are low-wage, low-tech, etc.) to pursue entry-level jobs in the field that could lead to lasting, prosperous careers to replace and better their lives long term.” By: Adrienne Selko


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Space Force chooses Colorado rocket maker ULA for $224.3M in launch missions United Launch Alliance won $224.3 million in contracts covering two satellite launches for the U.S. Space Force in 2023 and using the Centennial-based company’s newest rocket.

Space Force has two other military satellites scheduled to launch in 2022 using Vulcan Centaurs, though the timing will depend on the Dream Chaser’s second flight. As a new rocket, the Space Force requires two successful launches to certify ULA’s Vulcan Centaur before it qualifies to carry national security payloads. The two new Space Force missions would be Vulcan Centaur’s fifth and sixth launches.The Space Force’s new contracts awarded to SpaceX o totaled $160 million.

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They cover one mission launch and integration, of the USSF-69 mission, and the launch services of a second mission, NRO-69, for which Space Force will issue a separate contract covering mission integration costs, the SMC state said. By Greg Avery – Denver Business Journal

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The Space Force announced a total of four launch contracts totaling $385 million, splitting the missions between ULA and Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX.

A measure of U.S. manufacturing remained robust at the start of the year, though pandemic-related supply chain disruptions are restraining production and driving up prices.

ULA’s contracts pay for the basic launch services and payload integration for the USSF-112 mission, slated to launch in spring of 2023, and the launch and integration of the USSF-87 mission, which is scheduled to lift off that summer, the SMC announcement said.

The Institute for Supply Management’s gauge of factory activity eased to a still-elevated 58.7 in January from 60.5 a month earlier, according to data released Monday, Feb. 1. Readings above 50 indicate manufacturing is expand-

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Unlike some parts of the economy — like the struggling labor market — manufacturing has been steadily recovering since COVID-19 containment measures halted production in the spring of last year. However, the unsettling of supply chains that haunted the sector last year against a backdrop of lean inventories has persisted into the new year. “The manufacturing economy continued its recovery in January,” said Timothy Fiore, chair of ISM’s Manufacturing Business Survey Committee, in a statement. “Absenteeism, short-term shutdowns to sanitize facilities, and difficulties in returning and hiring workers are continuing to cause strains that limit manufacturing growth potential.” ISM’s supplier deliveries gauge hit a nine-month high in January, indicating longer delivery times, while its index of order backlogs climbed to the highest since June 2018. Producers have been battling with labor constraints, such as workers needing to stay home to quarantine, that are also affecting their suppliers. Transportation and shipping costs have accelerated as well — a combination that is stoking inflationary pressures. Some industries “are hurt and struggling more than others, but generally I think if we could get the material and get the people, we could increase the production output here and start to fill shelves and work off some of

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Solid demand continues to support the factory rebound. Though measures of new orders and production showed growth decelerated from the prior month, the indexes remained elevated at 61.1 and 60.7, respectively. Sixteen of 18 manufacturing industries reported growth in January, led by electrical equipment and appliances, machinery and primary metals. Meanwhile, lean inventories indicate further production growth. The ISM measure of customer stockpiles fell to 33.1, the lowest level since December 2009. The ISM factory employment gauge advanced to 52.6 last month, its highest reading since June 2019. That’s a positive sign ahead of Friday’s January jobs report, which is expected to show a small rise in employment, supported in large part by manufacturing hiring. A separate manufacturing gauge released by IHS Markit rose to the highest since the series began in May 2007, reflecting stronger production and output prices. Bloomberg; By: Reade Pickert A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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During the summer months, the SnowBot Pro's attachments can be swapped out to mow grass at up to 2 acres per hour. “We’re still committed to building our own robots,” VP of Marketing Kris Wagner said in March 2020. “Everything we enhance on our technology trickles down to our own robots.” By Carter Jones and Nick Greenhalgh – Denver Business Journal

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Department Of Defense (DoD) Awards SEAKR Engineering Inc.,* Centennial, Colorado, has been awarded a $60,487,495 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Blackjack Pit Boss Phase Two and Phase Three program. Work will be performed in Centennial, Colorado, with an estimated completion date of March 2022. Fiscal 2020 and 2021 research and development funds in the amount of $8,063,914 are being obligated at the time of award. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (HR0011-21-C-0054). Lockheed Martin Space, Littleton, Colorado, is being awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee $1,537,874,213 modification (PZ0023) for the design, development, build and integration of equipment for missile flight test demonstrations and fielding. This modification provides the definitization of the un-priced letter contract modifications PH0001 and PH0006. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $2,826,155,717. Work will be performed in Denver, Colorado (32.1%); Sunnyvale, California (19%); Magna, Utah (12.9%); and various other locations (less than 1% each, 15.2% total). Work is expected to be completed Feb. 25, 2024. No funds will be obligated at time of award. Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity. A Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain • 2

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FlightSafety International Defense Corp., , Denver, Colorado, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $33,023,865 modification (P00045) to contract FA8621-13C-6247 for the exercise of the KC-46 Aircrew Training System (ATS) production Year Six options. This modification provides the continued supply of equipment and services to continue using the KC-46 ATS. Total cumulative face value of the contract is $302,537,152. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity. HHI Corp.,* Ogden, Utah, was awarded a $22,229,812 firmfixed-price contract to build a consolidated mission control center at Hill Air Force Base. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received. Work will be performed at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, with an estimated completion date of July 9, 2023. Fiscal 2021 military construction (Army) funds in the amount of $22,229,812 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento, California, is the contracting activity (W91238-21-C-0013). United Launch Services LLC, Centennial, Colorado, has been awarded $224,290,000 in firm-fixed-price task orders under the National Security Space Launch Phase 2 contract. These task orders provide the basic launch services and mission integration for USSF-112 and USSF-87. Work will be performed in Centennial, Colorado; and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, and is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of fiscal 2023. Fiscal 2021 space procurement funds in the full amount are being obligated at the time of award. The Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity (FA8811-21-F-0011 and FA8811-21-F-0012). Keysight Technologies Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded a $38,423,360 firm-fixed-price requirements contract for the purchase of Versatile Diagnostic Automatic Test Station (VDATS) kits. The VDATS is an organically designed test station with open architecture and virtual modular equipment extensions for instrumentation technology. The VDATS consists of standardized, commercially available test equipment, components and software. Air Force Sustainment Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity (FA8571-21-D-0003).

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The analysis considered the baseline option of a Patriot system with an AESA radar, a Patriot AESA radar with three antenna arrays (enabling Patriot to see behind Doug Campbell, founder itself), a multifunction fire control radar (MFCR), an MFCR with a surveillance and CEO of Louisville radar, and the Marine Corps’ Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) made e l e c tr ic -vehic le b atby Northrop Grumman. tery maker Solid Power, likeseach to alternative say that in heorder has The Army looked at the risk and the cost associated with a unique view under to fully integrate them into its future Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense the hood of automakers (AIAMD) Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS). Northrop Grumman is worldwide. And what he developing and will field IBCS — the brains of the future missile defense system sees is convincing him — in fiscal year 2019. that America is in jeopardy of falling behind and of losing companies likeoption his. to defend against And the analysis considered the growth potential for each

an evolving according the slides. Outside of lower-tier the U.S.,threat, countries are to crafting significant public-private partnerships to manufacture the parts needed to expand zero-emission To focus the study, the Army made several assumptions. For one, it assumed that car and truck fleets that spur consumer demand for the cars and help any alternative could be fully integrated into the AIAMD network. Raid vignettes nations meet electric-vehicle goals. That’s meant that “far and away the were designed to represent single battery’s majority” of Solid Power’sa work is beingcapability. done for companies elsewhere, offering little motivation for it or other EV parts suppliers to invest in The Army also evaluated the cost based on 91 procured radars — four prototypes the infrastructure needed to set up factories here if most product will and 87 production assets — and 485 launchers consisting of four prototypes and be shipped overseas. 481 production assets. “My concern is there is really nothing equivalent here in the United States,” The servicesaid figured the program wouldhosted reach initial operational capability Campbell during a Jan. 7schedule EV webinar by World Trade Center ideally by fiscal year 2026 and procurement quantities would stay at 15 battalions Denver. “Absent more of those, market dynamics could force us not only A Z MANUFACTURING SW • 72 • Jan / Feb 2019 described in a Nov. 7, 2014, materiel development decision. toasleave Colorado but to leave the United States. ” Colorado is, by most measurements, a leading adopter of electric vehicles in the United To assess capabilities, alternatives were weighed against the most stressing tactical A Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain • 30 March / Apr 2021 ballistic missile threat to the front, according to the document. 2

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ment, which needs to offer funding and tax incentives for early-stage research on such vehicles and for development of manufacturing facilities. While market forces have led 3.7% of Coloradans — an exceptionally EV-focused state — to buy such cars and trucks, market forces aren’t enough to keep the U.S. near the pace of demand of other nations, which in turn could cost it the leading professionals and companies in the sector, he argued. Colorado also can’t force the manufacturing sector to produce vehicles like California is looking to do because it doesn’t have the size and market share of a state like that, Campbell added. But it can do more to create a general culture of modern manufacturing through its economicdevelopment focuses and through its school-to-career pipeline, and state leaders should think about that, he said. By Ed Sealover – Denver Business Journal

Ball Aerospace chosen by NASA to build atmospheric research satellite Ball Aerospace has been chosen to build a NASA satellite to study the upper reaches of the earth’s atmosphere, an d th e o rbiter will launch on the same mission as two other small satellites, including one the company also is building. The Boulder-based company will build the satellite, known as the Global Lyman-alpha Imager of the Dynamic Exosphere, or GLIDE, for a $75 million scientific research mission. The GLIDE satellite is expected to launch in 2025 with two others designed to study space weather and interstellar particles. The researchers will use a Ball Aerospace small satellite body that can be readily customized for a variety of instruments attached to it. The GLIDE satellite will use an orbit that almost reaches the moon. Its instruments need to orbit that far from earth in order to look back and measure the ultraviolet light escaping from where the planet’s upper atmosphere touches space, NASA said. Better understanding the interplay between earth’s lower atmosphere and particles coming from the sun will help in forecasting space weather that can affect satellites in

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The U.S. Navy first chose Lockheed Martin Space in 2018 as the lead contractor for the prompt strike weapons system program. Lockheed Martin Space also holds contracts for work on hypersonic missile systems for the U.S. Army. The weapons systems are part of a Pentagon effort to develop precision ballistic missiles carrying non-nuclear explosives at more than five times the speed of sound, Mach 5 or higher. Maneuverable missiles that can fly more than 60 miles per minute give the military the ability to strike targets thousands of miles away with little warning. Russia and China are said to be working on similar types of missiles. Lockheed Martin Space is a division of Bethesda, Marylandbased Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT). The business works on several U.S. military missile programs, including Minuteman missiles, the Trident II. It employs more than 21,000 people worldwide, about 8,500 of whom work at its foothills campus southwest of Denver or other metro-area offices.

The U.S. military is paying Lockheed Martin Space $1.53 billion more to develop a ballistic missile for the Navy that flies faster than the speed of sound.

In 2017, Lockheed Martin Space began moving hundreds of design and engineering jobs to its headquarters campus that are connected to the company’s work on missile systems.

The Jefferson County-based space and defense business won the contract addition Thursday, expanding its existing work on socalled “hypersonic” weapons for various branches of the military.

Other divisions of Lockheed Martin work on air-launched hypersonic missiles for the U.S. Air Force.

The contract, from the Pentagon’s Strategic Systems Programs office in Washington D.C., covers “the design, development, build and integration of equipment for missile flight test demonstrations and fielding” of the Navy Intermediate Range Conventional A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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Hypersonics development work helped motivate Lockheed Martin’s planned $4.4 billion acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD), the Rancho Cordova, California-based makers of solid-fuel rocket and missile propulsion systems. By Greg Avery – Senior Reporter, Denver Business Journal


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Von Ruden Mfg______ 763-682-0322 Live Tool Holders Industrial Supply____ 800-288-3838 Von Ruden Mfg______ 763-682-0322 Static Tool Holders Industrial Supply____ 800-288-3838 Von Ruden Mfg______ 763-682-0322 TRAINING MEP Center________ 801-587-0713 CAD/CAM Training Blackwing Machine_____ 801-645-4485 MultiCAM_________ 970-218-9046 CNC/Conventional Machining Machining Software MultiCAM____________ 970218-9046 USED MACHINERY Action Machinery ________888-289-9100 DATRON____________480-826-3689 EDM Network_________480-836-1782 K.D. Capital Equipment____480-922-1674 Methods West_________602-437-2220 S&S Machinery Sales_____602-368-8542 Selway Machine Tool_____888-735-9290 WATERJET CUTTING MACHINERY Action Machinery ________888-289-9100 Global EDM Supply _____480-836-8330 Machinery Resources_____480-694-9919 Multicam___________970-218-9046 OMAX Corp________ _800-838-0343 Abrasives/Blast Media Barton International______800-741-7756


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368 West 600 South Salt Lake City, UT 84101 zdenek@cncmach.net

Phone: (801) 531-9922 Fax: (801) 531-9944 Cell: (801) 301-1160

Andy Martin The CNC Pros, Inc. 3329 W 2555 S West Valley City, UT 84119 PHONE: 801-973-0800 CELL: 801-637-8806 andy.martin@cncprose.com www.thecncpros.com www.facebook.com/thecncpros

3D SCANNING The CNC Pros________801-973-0800 ADDITIVE MFG/ 3 D PRINTING Faustson___________303-420-7422 SolidCAM_________ 530-863-0461 ASSEMBLIES Advantage Manufacturing__ 877-727-0281 CAID Industries________435-890-8823 CNC Machine & Design Inc__ 801-531-9922 Dayton Rogers______ 763-717-6303 JD Machine________ 801-782-4403 Pillar Machine________ 801-965-1900 Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 Tymar Industries______ 719-548-8995 Wrico____________ 480-892-7800 Electronics Assemblies Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-7270281 CAID Industries_______ 435-890-8823 Welded Assemblies Weiser Engineering_____ 303-280-2778

Coating:Zinc & Mag.Phos. BAR CODING Frontier Group________602-437-2426 Western Sintering______ 509-375-3096 Coating Technologies____623-581-2648 BROACHING PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Ponderosa Ind________ 303-298-1801 COMPOSITES Precision Mach’d Products_ 970-482-7676 Specialty Steel Services___801-539-8252 S.A. Composites_________970-776-3877 DESIGNCAD/CAM CASTINGS CNC Machine & Design Inc__ 801-531-9922 Aluminum Casting DIES Precision Enterprises____731-642-8709 Able Machining & Eng.__ 801-268-6766 Die Casting EDM TVT Die Casting______ 800-280-2278 EDM: Drilling Small Hole Die Casting: Aluminum/Zinc LAYKE, Inc.___________ 602-272-2654 TVT Die Casting______ 800-280-2278 Micropulse West________ 480-966-2300 CHEMICAL PROCESSING EDM: Ram-Type (Sinking) PAS Technologies____ 480-487-1906 Innovative Precision____ 801-334-6317 COATING Maverick Mold & Machine__ 970-535-4604 Coating:Black Oxide Micropulse West________ 480-966-2300 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Prec. Mach’d Products______970-482-7676 Coating:Chemfilm EDM: Wire Frontier Group________602-437-2426 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 EDM Express_______ 800-780-7075 Innovative Precision_______801-334-6317 Coating: Liquid Pilkington Metal Finishing_ 801-972-2146 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Coating: Nickel/ Teflon/Chrome Micropulse West________ 480-966-2300 Coating Technologies____623-581-2648 Paramount Machine_____ 801-886-2755 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 The Toolroom Inc.________801-773-6331

Thompson Machine______505-823-1453 Wrico_____________480-892-7800 ENGINEERING/DESIGN Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-727-0281 AzMark___________480-926-8969 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 CNC Machine & Design Inc__ 801-531-9922 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 Precision Tech________801-285-7288 Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 Reverse Engineering Precision Tech________801-285-7288 FABRICATION Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-727-0281 Aero Tech________ 801-292-0493 Auburn Tool & Machine_ 303-278-8769 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 CNC Machine & Design___801-531-9922 Dayton Rogers_______ 763-717-6303 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 EMJD Corporation______ 303-761-5236

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Paramount Machine

www.paramount-machine.com sales@paramount-machine.com Office: 801.886.2755 Fax: 801.886.2759

EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Kustom Koncepts______ 307-472-0818 Mountain View Machine __435-755-0500 Pillar Machine______ 801-965-1900 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Wrico____________480-892-7800 Custom Auto/Truck/Bike H& S Machine_______ 801-755-7627 Fabrication: Filament Winding S.A. Composites_______ 970-776-3877 Fabrication: Composites S.A. Composites_______ 970-776-3877 Fabrication: Enclosures Kustom Koncepts______ 307-472-0818 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Fabrication: Medium & Large CAID Industries______435-890-8823 EMJD Corp__________ 303-761-5236 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 Group Mfg Serv______ 480-966-39528 A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 Fabrication: SheetMetal Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-727-0281 AzMark___________480-926-8969 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 Denver Machine Shop____303-295-6000 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 EMJD Corporation______ 303-761-5236 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 Group Mfg Serv_______480-966-3952 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Kustom Koncepts______ 307-472-0818 Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 Pillar Machine______801-965-1900 Richards Fab______ 801-409-0392 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 Wrico____________480-892-7800 Fabrication: Steel Bandsaw LLC_________303-744-7181 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 EMJD Corp________303-761-5236 FINISHING Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-727-0281 Arizona Finishing______602-438-4443 Coating Technologies____623-581-2648 CPCS_____________303-438-8328 Metals Finishing LLC______801-718-7969 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Precision Mach’d Prod____ 970-482-7676 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Superior Grinding______801-487-9700

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TVT Die Casting_______800-280-2278 Wasatch Powder Coating__ 801-718-7969 Anodizing/ Passivation Focused on Machining_____303-922-307 Dry Film Lubrication PAS Technologies______602-744-2600 Sandblasting Finishing: One Stop Metals Finishing LLC______801-718-7969 Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-727-0281 Wasatch Powder Coating__ 801-718-7969 Frontier Group________602-437-2426 Shot Peen PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Glass Bead Clean Silk Screening Coating Technologies____623-581-2648 Arizona Finishing______602-438-4443 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Aluminum (Medium & Large) Iron Phosphates Aero Tech________ 801-292-0493 Metals Finishing LLC______801-718-7969 FOUNDRY Wasatch Powder Coating__ 801-718-7969 Precision Enterprises____ 731-642-8709 Passivation GAS NITRIDING Certified Inspection Service___602-267-0661 Blanchard Metals Proc.___801-972-5590 Coating Technologies____623-581-2648 GEAR CUTTING Frontier Group________602-437-2426 Ponderosa Ind________ 303-298-1801 PAS Technologies______602-744-2600 Specialty Steel Svcs____ 801-539-8252 Photochemical/Etching Gear Hobbing VACCO Industries______ 626-443-7121 Ponderosa Ind________ 303-298-1801 Powder Coating Arizona Finishing______602-438-4443 CPCS_____________303-438-8328 Frontier Group________602-437-2426 Metals Finishing LLC______801-718-7969 Pilkington Metal Finishing_ 801-972-2146 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Wasatch Powder Coating__ 801-718-7969

GRINDING AzMark___________480-926-8969 Diversified Metal Services__ 801-972-6093 GMN USA_________ 800-686-1679 Machine Tool & Cutter Grinding__ 435-512-4416 PAS Technologies______602-744-2600 Prec. Mach’d Products__ 970-482-7676 Ron Grob Co.________970-667-5320


Steel Services Grinding___ 800-662-0126 Sun Grinding________602-238-9595 Superior Grinding______801-487-9700 The Toolroom Inc.______ 801-773-6331 Grinding, Blanchard Auburn Tool & Machine_303-278-8769 Diversified Metal Services__ 801-972-6093 Steel Services Grinding___ 800-662-0126 Sun Grinding________602-238-9595 Superior Grinding______ 801487-9700 Grinding, Centerless Ron Grob Co.________970-667-5320 Sun Grinding________602-238-9595 Grinding, Cold Saw AA Carbide________ 801-486-4881 Grinding: OD AzMark___________480-926-8969 Ron Grob Co.________970-667-5320 Sun Grinding________602-238-9595 Superior Grinding______ 801487-9700 Sun Grinding________602-238-9595 Superior Grinding______ 801487-9700 Grinding: Tool & Cutter BC Tool & Cutter Grinding__ 713-638-0303 Exact Tool Grinding_____ 801-712-2720 Machine Tool & Cutter Grinding_ 435-512-4416 FORMING Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431

EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Star Precision________303-926-0559 HEAT TREATING Blanchard Metals Proc.___801-972-5590 Controlled Thermal_____ 602-272-3714 Pilkington Metal Finishing__801-972-2146 Quick Turn Machine_____801-334-6800 The Toolroom Inc.______801-773-63311 HONING/LAPPING LAYKE, Inc._________602-272-2654 IDENTIFICATION Industrial Labels TUFFLabels_________855-855-8833 Silk Screen Arizona Finishing_____602-438-4443 INSPECTION Inspection, First Article Klontech Measure Sol____ 480-626-8131 Inspection Services Klontech Measure Sol____ 480-626-8131 Micropulse West_______480-966-2300 Sustaining Edge Solutions__888-572-9642 LASER CUTTING Laser Cutting Advantage Manufacturing____877-727-0281 EMJD Corporation_____303-761-5236 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540

Kustom Koncepts______ 307-472-0818 Richards Fab______ 801-409-0392 Star Precision________303-926-0559 VACCO Industries_____ 626-443-7121 Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 Wrico____________480-892-7800 Laser Cutting: Pipe&Tube Richards Fab______ 801-409-0392 MACHINING Advantage Manufacturing___ 877-727-0281 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 CNC Machine & Design Inc__801-531-9922 CM Manufacturing____ 406-543-4450 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 Flex-Pro___________ 480-773-3239 GL Manufacturing______ 801-634-5894 Kings Peak Manufacturing_ 801-337-5926 Loveridge Machine Co.___ 801-262-1414 Machinists Inc_______ 800-244-4130 Mountain View Machine__435-755-0500 Precision Enterprises____731-642-8709 Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 RD Machine & MFg____ 801-977-0447 Radtech__________ 303-789-4247 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724

Skydandee Mfg______ 801-774-8031 Teton Machining_____ 208-642-9344 The CNC Pros________801-973-0800 TVT Die Casting______ 800-280-2278 Tymar Industries______ 719-548-8995 Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 Machining: 3D Faustson___________303-420-7422 Machining: 5 Axis Accutech Machine______ 801-975-1117 AzMark___________480-926-8969 Blackwing Machine____ 801-645-4485 Faustson___________303-420-7422 GL Manufacturing______ 801-634-5894 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Machinists Inc_______ 800-244-4130 Paramount Machine___ 801-886-2755 Precision Enterprises____ 731-642-8709 Precision Tech________801-285-7288 Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 S.A. Composites_______ 970-776-3877 The CNC Pros________801-973-0800 Tymar Industries______ 719-548-8995 Machining: Aerospace AzMark___________480-926-8969 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 CM Manufacturing____ 406-543-4450 41 41

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Flex-Pro___________480-773-3239 GroveTec Machining_____503-557-4689 LAYKE, INC__________602-272-2654 LV Swiss___________435-635-1482 Micropulse West_______480-966-2300 Mountain View Machine__435-755-0500 Paramount Machine____ 801-886-2755 Pinnacle Precision____ 435-563-2722 Ponderosa Ind________ 303-298-1801 Precision Mach’d Products_ 970-482-7676 Radtech__________ 303-789-4247 RD Machine & MFg____ 801-977-0447 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 Skydandee Mfg______ 801-774-8031 Teton Machining_____ 208-642-9344 Machining: Automatic StarRex Precision_____ 480-834-6344 Machining: Ceramic O’Keefe Ceramics______ 719-687-0888 Ceramic: Sapphire, Alumina, Silicon, Aluminum, Quartz O’Keefe Ceramics______ 719-687-0888 Machining: CNC Able Machining & Eng.__ 801-268-6766 Accutech Machine______ 801-975-1117 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 Apex Engineering_____ 435-713-0072 Auburn Tool & Machine__ 303-278-8769 CM Manufacturing____ 406-543-4450 CNC Machine& Design__ 801-531-9922 Cornerstone Machine___ 801-731-8862 Denver Precision Products__ 303-469-1771 DMSI___________801-972-6093 A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

Radtech__________ 303-789-4247 Electromechanical Design Skydandee Mfg______ 801-774-8031 Machining: DoD CM Manufacturing____ 406-543-4450 Machining: Large Diameters GL Manufacturing_______ 801-634-5894 Machining: Laser AzMark___________480-926-8969 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 Faustson__________ 303-420-7422 Gerome Mfg________520-622-8402 Innovative Precision___ 801-334-6317 L.A.R. Manufacturing___ 801-280-3505 RD Machine & Mfg____ 801-977-0447 Southwest Waterjet-Laser__480-306-7748 VACCO Industries_____ 626-443-7121 Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 Machining:Medical A&L Machining_______303-373-1540 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 Pinnacle Precision____435-563-2722 Electromechanical Design Teton Machining_____ 208-642-9344 RD Machine & Mfg____ 801-977-0447 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 Tymar Industries______ 719-548-8995 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Machining: Milling Teton Machining_____ 208-642-9344 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 The Toolroom Inc.______ 801-773-6331 Blackwing Machine____ 801-645-4485 Wrico___________ 480-892-7800 Auburn Tool & Machine__ 303-278-8769 Machining: Composites CNC Machine& Design__ 801-531-9922 Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 Cornerstone Machine___ 801-731-8862 Machining: Contract DATRON__________ 480-826-3689 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Focused on Machining____303-922-3076 LV Swiss___________435-635-1482 GL Manufacturing_______ 801-634-5894 Machinists Inc_______ 800-244-4130 GroveTec Machining_____503-557-4689 Paramount Machine____801-886-2755 JD Machine_________801-782-4403

Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 EPOCS Mfg________970-535-4540 Faustson__________ 303-420-7422 Flex-Pro___________ 480-773-3239 GL Manufacturing______ 801-634-5894 H& S Machine_______ 801-755-7627 HPMP____________ 801-619-9850 Innovative Precision___ 801-334-6317 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Kings Peak Manufacturing_ 801-337-5926 LAYKE, INC__________602-272-2654 Leading Edge Machine__ 435-563-9425 Loveridge Machine Co.___ 801-262-1414 LV Swiss___________435-635-1482 Maverick Mold & Machine_ 970-535-4604 Precision Enterprises____731-642-8709 Pinnacle Precision____435-563-2722 Quick Turn Machine____801-334-6800 The CNC Pros________801-973-0800 Tymar Industries______ 719-548-8995

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Kings Peak Manufacturing_ 801-337-5926 LV Swiss___________435-635-1482 Machinists Inc_______ 800-244-4130 Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 Mountain View Machine__435-755-0500 Pillar Machine______801-965-1900 Prec. Mach’d Products__970-482-7676 Precision Enterprises____731-642-8709 Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 Ron Grob Co.________970-667-5320 The CNC Pros________801-973-0800 Tymar Industries______ 719-548-8995 Machining: Mold Base Blackwing Machine____ 801-645-4485 Maverick Mold & Machine___970-535-4604 Machining: Production Able Machining & Eng.__ 801-268-6766 CM Manufacturing____ 406-543-4450 CNC Machine& Design__ 801-531-9922 Cornerstone Machine___ 801-731-8862 Elite Machine________ 801-710-7891 Faustson__________ 303-420-7422 Flex-Pro___________ 480-773-3239 GroveTec Machining_____503-557-4689 HPMP____________ 801-619-9850 Innovative Precision___ 801-334-6317 Kings Peak Manufacturing_ 801-337-5926 Loveridge Machine Co.___ 801-262-1414 LV Swiss___________435-635-1482 Newport Tool________801-295-7411 Paramount Machine___ 801-886-2755 Ponderosa Ind________ 303-298-1801


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Precision Enterprises____ 731-642-8709 Precision Tech________801-285-7288 Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 Radtech____ ______303-789-4247 RD Machine & Mfg____ 801-977-0447 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 Star Precision________303-926-0559 The CNC Pros________801-973-0800 Machining: Prototype Able Machining & Eng.__ 801-268-6766 Accutech Machine______ 801-975-1117 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 Apex Engineering_____ 435-713-0072 Cornerstone Machine___ 801-731-8862 Denver Precision______ 303-469-1771 Faustson___________303-420-7422 Flex-Pro ___________ 480-773-3239 Focused on Machining____303-922-3076 Innovative Precision___ 801-334-6317 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Kings Peak Manufacturing_ 801-337-5926 LAYKE, INC__________602-272-2654 Leading Edge Machine___435-563-9425 Micropulse West______ 480-966-2300 Mountain View Machine_ 435-755-0500 Newport Tool________801-295-7411 Pillar Machine______ 801-965-1900 Precision Enterprises____ 731-642-8709 Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 Radtech__________ 303-789-4247 RD Machine & Mfg____ 801-977-0447 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724

JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Pillar Machine______ 801-965-1900 Precision Enterprises____ 731-642-8709 The CNC Pros________801-973-0800 Machining: Precision Tymar Industries______ 719-548-8995 Able Machining & Eng.__ 801-268-6766 Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-727-0281 Machining: Swiss CNC Machine & Design Inc__801-531-9922 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 Blackwing Machine____ 801-645-4485 Denver Precision Products__ 303-469-1771 CM Manufacturing____ 406-543-4450 GroveTec Machining_____503-557-4689 Cornerstone Machine___ 801-731-8862 HPMP____________ 801-619-9850 Flex-Pro___________ 480-773-3239 LV Swiss___________435-635-1482 Focused on Machining____303-922-3076 Pacific Swiss & Manufacturing_ 503-557-9407 GroveTec Machining_____503-557-4689 Pinnacle Precision____435-563-2722 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Ron Grob Co.________970-667-5320 Kings Peak Manufacturing_ 801-337-5926 StarRex Precision_____ 480-834-6344 Loveridge Machine Co.___ 801-262-1414 Teton Machining_______208-642-9344 LV Swiss___________435-635-1482 Machining: Turning Newport Tool________801-295-7411 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 Pinnacle Precision____435-563-2722 Apex Engineering_____ 435-713-0072 Ponderosa Ind________ 303-298-1801 Auburn Tool & Machine__ 303-278-8769 Precision Enterprises____731-642-8709 AzMark___________480-926-8969 Quick Turn Machine_____801-334-6800 Blackwing Machine____ 801-645-4485 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 Denver Precision Products__ 303-469-1771 Precision Machined Prod.__ 970-482-7676 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 StarRex Precision_____ 480-834-6344 Faustson__________ 303-420-7422 The CNC Pros________801-973-0800 GroveTec Machining_____503-557-4689 TVT Die Casting_______800-280-2278 HPMP____________ 801-619-9850 Tymar Industries______ 719-548-8995 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Machining: R & D LAYKE, INC__________602-272-2654 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 Leading Edge Machine___ 435-563-9425 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 Machinists Inc_______ 800-244-4130 Flex-Pro___________ 480-773-3239 Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 Skydandee Mfg______ S.A.Composites______ StarRex Precision_____ The Toolroom Inc._____

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Mountain View Machine___ 435-755-0500 Precision Enterprises____ 731-642-8709 RD Machine & Mfg____ 801-977-0447 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 StarRex Precision_____ 480-834-6344 Teton Machining_______208-642-9344 The CNC Pros________801-973-0800 Tymar Industries______ 719-548-8995 Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 Machining: Ultra-Precision Pacific Swiss & Manufacturing_ 503-557-9407 Pinnacle Precision____435-563-2722 MANUFACTURING A&L Machining_______303-373-1540 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 CNC Machine & Design Inc__801-531-9922 Group Mfg Serv______480-966-3952 GroveTec Machining_____503-557-4689 Precision Enterprises___ 731-642-8709 Electromechanical Design CAID Industries______435-890-8823 RD Machine & Mfg____ 801-977-0447 Composites S.A. Composites_______ 970-776-3877 Contract Teton Machining_______208-642-9344 Manufacturing: Electrode Wire-Tech_________ 480-966-1591 Production Aero Tech_________ 801-292-0493 EMJD Corporation_____303-761-5236 Robotic CNC DMSI____________ 801-972-6093

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Electroless Nickel Foresight Finishing_____480-921-0000 Nickel/Chrome/ Copper Foresight Finishing_____480-921-0000 Tin Plate Foresight Finishing_____480-921-0000 POLISHING PRECISION FORMING Richards Fab________801-409-0392 Thompson Machine_____505-823-1453 Wrico____________480-892-7800 PROCESSING: METAL Chemical PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906

Routering CNC DMSI____________ 801-972-6093 Skid Manufacturing ENS Welding Service___208-670-0538 Small Part Pinnacle Precision____435-563-2722 Turnkey Product Services Aero Tech_________ 801-292-0493 METAL STAMPING Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Hi-Production Precision Stamping Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 Precision Die & Stamping__ 480-967-2038 Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 MOLDS Blackwing Machine____ 801-645-4485 Loveridge Machine Co.___ 801-262-1414 Maverick Mold & Machine_ 970-535-4604 Molds: Plastic Injection Maverick Mold & Machine_ 970-535-4604 A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

Etching/Photochemical VACCO Industries_____ 626-443-7121 Molds Steel PROTOTYPE MACHINERY DMSI____________ 801-972-6093 Aero Tech_________ 801-292-0493 3D Parts To Go________801-380-7935 Arizona Finishing_____602-438-4443 PUNCHING Loveridge Machine Co.___ 801-262-1414 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Group Manufacturing Serv_480-966-3952 PACKAGING Tymar Industries______ 719-548-8995 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 PAINTING Coating Technologies_____ 623-581-2648 RECYCLING CPCS___________ 303-438-8328 Recyclable Metals Frontier Group_____ 602-437-2426 Iron & Metals, Inc_____ 303-292-5555 PAS Technologies____ 602-744-2600 Utah Metal Works_____ 801-364-5679 Pillar Machine______ 801-965-1900 REPAIR Richards Fab_________ 801-409-0392 Bearing Surface Denver Machine Shop____303-295-6000 Painting CARC Hydraulic Cylinder Frontier Group________ 602-437-2426 Denver Machine Shop____303-295-6000 PLATING Rolling: thread Blanchard Metals Proc.__ 801-972-5590 Foresight Finishing_____480-921-0000 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Anodizing Blanchard Metals Proc.___801-972-5590 Frontier Group________602-437-2426 Pilkington Metal Finishing_ 801-972-2146 Copper Foresight Finishing_____480-921-0000

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Ron Grob Co.________970-667-5320 Scrap Metal Recycling Iron & Metals, Inc_____ 303-292-5555 Utah Metal Works_____ 801-364-5679 ROBOTIC EQUIPMENT Integrated Systems Inc__ 928-649-9600

ROUTERING, CNC Micropulse West_______480-966-2300

Calibration Services Advanced Coord. Tech ___ 303-469-6161 Klontech Industrial_____480-948-1871 Western States Calibration_801-466-1700 SAW CUTTING Diversified Metal Services__ 801-972-6093 SHOT PEENING Blanchard Metals Proc.___801-972-5590 SINTERING Western Sintering______509-375-3096 SPINNING: METAL Metal Spinning Solutions__ 480-899-0939 SPLINES Specialty Steel Services__ 801-539-8252 SPRINGS Custom/Compression/Extension/Assembly/Torsion Ace Wire Spring & Form__ 412-458-4831 Flat & Wire Ace Wire Spring & Form__ 412-458-4831 SPRING WORKS Utah____ 801-298-0113 STAMPING Dayton Rogers_______ 763-717-6303 Frontier Metal Stamping__ 303-458-5129 Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 Precision Die & Stamping__480-967-2038 Richards Fab______ 801-409-0392 The Toolroom Inc.______ 801-773-6331 Thompson Machine___ 505-823-1453 Wrico__________ 480-892-7800 High Production PrecisionStamping Frontier Metal Stamping__ 303-458-5129 Stamping:Aerospace Precision Die & Stamping__480-967-2038 Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Stamping:Deep Draw Frontier Metal Stamping__ 303-458-5129 Thompson Machine___ 505-823-1453 Wrico__________ 480-892-7800 Stamping:Design The Toolroom Inc.______ 801-773-6331 Stamping:Flat Forming SPRING WORKS Utah____ 801-298-0113 Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453

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