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Editors Corner “Your brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room.” Jeff Bezos What was one of the nicest things a client ever said about how you conduct business? Better customer service? You proudly make this one of your key messages in your marketing materials. The problem is that your competitors also boast that they provide exceptional customer service. Better pricing?This is a dangerous competitive advantage to tout.You are, after all, in business to make a living, and your customers want you to be around in the coming years. Your goal in business is not just to be ‘different’ but also rather to be different in a way that is highly relevant to your customers. When you differentiate your business, you make it memorable and credible. It helps your prospects to quickly understand what you do and what sets you apart from your competitors. The secret to creating your unique selling proposition is understanding what your ideal clients want and making sure you deliver it better than anyone else. Being unique is infinitely better than being perfect, or being like everyone else. Understanding your business unique DNA and the core of who and what you are will help you to grow and succeed in business. On a recent interview with a client who is celebrating 80 years in business (they must be doing something right), they told us that they recently introduced a new email and marketing program to their customers. They offer a portal, allowing their customers to see how their job is progressing through the shop. It is tied to their ERP system, and it offers pictures of the job throughout the life cycle. Material is delivered to start the job, and the customer can see that their job is ready to begin. In essence, the customer has the opportunity to see their job through pictures, from start to finish. Customers love this new visual communication – it just gives them confidence that their job will be done right and on time. Another customer, a machine tool dealer, made a public pledge to their customers. If you have purchased one of their machines, and it goes down, requiring a service call, they pledge to have a service technician onsite within 24 hours. If they don’t, you will get a $500 credit for every 24-hour window missed. Wow, what a powerful value-add! Being unique in a good way is how you distinguish yourself from your customers.You can do this in many ways, including;


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Announcements & Releases Good Leadership Helps Others Succeed Last week I attended a meeting where Clark Whitworth, CEO of the LHM Group spoke on leadership. Everyone in Utah knows of or been touched by the Larry H Miller Group. It brings in 6 billionin annual revenue and employs over 10,000 people. The Larry H Miller Auto Dealerships are the 10th largest in the US. The Utah Jazz continues to pack the Vivint Arena Center with record sellout crowds. Who doesn’t enjoy catching a movie at the amazing Megaplex Theatres? With over 80 businesses united in one goal of Enriching Lives coupled with the LHM Charities, this company knows the importance of leadership. Clark was closely associated with Larry Miller for 22 years and learned the culture and vision of the Miller family. He is well respected by the Miller family and the employees he leads. Of course, integrity, hard work, stewardship, and service are the foundation of their culture which is what Larry Miller was about. What really resonated with me was Clark’s statement that great leaders are totally open to sharing their knowledge to help others succeed. This personal mantra was at Larry’s core. He was all about helping others even if they were his competitors. The NTMA was founded on the same principle of helping others even if they are in the same manufacturing industry. Considering we are American families building American machined products it makes sense that we can achieve more together than by ourselves. It is certainly a worthy leadership benchmark to strive for. Thank you for all your support and help to our chapter! President’s Corner Message Bry Davis, NUNTMA President

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2019 Colorado Manufacturing Awards finalists: Northern Colorado flexes its muscles In early 2017, I wrote that Fort Collins/Loveland had become Colorado’s top manufacturing community. The list of finalists for this year’s Colorado Manufacturing Awards (CMAs) suggests I wasn’t far off. Throw in Berthoud, Longmont, Greeley, and Fort Lupton, and 11 of the 37 finalists call northern Colorado home. This standout group reflects northern Colorado’s growing stature as a regional manufacturing powerhouse.

Yet the entire list of finalists, companies from a dozen manufacturing industries across the state, projects again what no single column or awards program can: Manufacturing is again an economic dynamo, a sector ripe with possibilities. From companies you know, to accomplished industry performers and upstart brands, manufacturing’s broad and deep comeback is the big takeaway from this year’s CMAs. And we’re just getting started. Join us in person on April 4 in Denver as we celebrate manufacturing and announce winners from the following head-turning group of finalists. As a bonus, we’ll peek across the border and recognize Manufacturers of the Year from Wyoming and New Mexico. And for the first time, we’ll acknowledge the singular work of three individuals and anoint a Manufacturing Advocate of theYear. Article by Bart Taylor

Foothills Machinery Sales Announces Its New Team We would like to take this time to introduce our amazing staff as we have had a couple changes lately. Tim Beer has returned to Foothills Machinery Sales as our General Manager from Hurco where he was a Regional Sale Manager for the last 13 years. He left FMS after 10 years as our Applications Engineer and has worked as a shop manager and machinist at various shops before that. His vast knowledge about everything Hurco, and CNC Machines are unmatched. Email: Cell: 303-437-6357 Frank Vuksinich, Sales Engineer, has been with FMS for 15Years. He came to us with years of experience as a machinist and then a Kennametal cutting tool salesperson. Frank has leveraged this background into being one of the areas most trusted Machine Tool salespersons. His loyalty is unmatched and his ability to act as an advocate for his customers. Email: Cell: 303-667-3976 Announcements Continued Page 8

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Announcements Continued John Lamothe, Mastercam Sales, has been with the company for over 13 Years. He is solely responsible for Mastercam Software Sales and support. Customers have come to rely on him for his ability to train Mastercam users, answer questions, and maintain relationships. Before coming to Foothills, he worked in many different machine shops as their CNC Programmer/Consultant . John is about to go to training on Mastercam 2020 and can’t wait to share what he learns. Email: Cell: 303-667-3984 Rick Layton, Service & Applications, has been with Foothills Machinery Sales for 6 years. Over those years Rick has had the opportunity to attend several factory training classes and been able to use that training to help create one of the best service departments around. He is an asset not only to our customers but to the company as well. On top off being able to repair anything that we sell, he can also program those machines as well as create manufacturing processes for our customers’ parts. With his previous training as a machinist and a salesperson, he understands what it takes to best satisfy our customer. Email: Cell: 720-837-0570 Jessica Ballard, Office Manager, has been with Foothills Machinery Sales for 3 years and was promoted to office manager in April of 2018. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a minor in International Business. Over the years she has exemplified an excelA2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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Solid Carbide Drills for Stainless Steel Dormer’s new Force M Drills – A growing Force in Solid Carbide drills

We have extended our Solid Carbide “Force X” program with a specific range for stainless steel applications called “Force M”. The Dormer Force M assortment of drills provide a high level of productivity specifically for drilling Stainless Steel (or ISO-M) materials while operating consistently across a diverse variety of machines and conditions. This makes them ideal for high production, general engineering and sub-contract environments. Their Force M “material specific” drilling family introduction follows the recent launch of the Force X drilling family which was designed for use in a wide range of materials. Announcements Continued Page 10

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Announcements Continued All of the Solid carbide “Force” drills in the program feature a modified four-facet split point geometry, to enhance self-centering capabilities and improve hole-quality. Also, this split point design improves chip formation, tool strength and wear resistance specifically in these tough ISO-M materials. A unique feature of all “Force” family drills is their Continuously Thinned Web (CTW) technology flute construction. This offers a very strong web design, while at the same time reducing thrust forces during drilling. Combined with the drills’ consistent edge preparation, which provides predictable wear, CTW supports a highly consistent and reliable drilling process. Each drill in the Force range is manufactured from premium micro-grain carbide along with a multi-layered Titanium Aluminum Nitride (TiAlN) tool coating to provide an excellent combination of hardness and toughness, resulting in high wear resistance, longer tool life and higher productivity. A strong corner design increases stability and reduces the forces encountered during drilling and especially during breakthrough at the exit surface, in both general drilling and cross-hole applications. Supporting drilling depths of 3xD solid construction (R458) or coolant through (R467), and 5xD solid construction (R454) or coolant through (R463) the Force M drills feature internal coolant delivery in all sizes from 3mm to 16mm and 1/8 to 5/8 inch.To browse the A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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Methods Machine Tools Announces Partnership with Ocean Technologies Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has recently par tnered with Ocean Technologies Ltd. Inc. to offer high-quality, cost-effective EDM Drills throughout the U.S. and Canada including Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. Specializing in Small Hole EDM Drilling, Ocean Technologies excels at applications ranging from simple wire start holes to advanced full 5-axis EDM drilling applications used throughout the aerospace and energy industries. Known for their high speed and low wear burning technology, Ocean has earned a reputation for high quality, competitively priced EDM Drilling solutions. “We are very pleased to announce our partnership with Ocean Announcements Continued Page 12

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Announcements Continued Technologies”, said Mr. Steve Raucci, EDM Product Manager, Methods Machine Tools, Inc. “The Ocean EDM Drills broaden our EDM portfolio and are an excellent complement to our line of leading Wire EDM machines.” “Due to Methods’ extensive EDM technology expertise, existing customer base and distribution depth, teaming up with Methods is a natural fit,” said Ms. Sunny Liao, Owner, Ocean Technologies. “We look forward to a long and mutually rewarding relationship.” The capabilities of Ocean machines include drilling fine holes, even in spherical and curved work pieces, on materials such as hard alloy steels or powdered metals. Also, E-Learning software allows new operators to easily run the machines or seasoned operators to review processes on the fly.

Ogden-Area Machine Industry Sponsors High School Robot Battle Due To Dire Need

The winning team was from Green Canyon High School in North Logan. In past competitions, more sparks flew, but this year many teams built defensive, tank-like bots. Fewer teams chose to include offensive “weapons” like spinning blades and whacking hammers. “I like that we got to design it, and then we got to see what our designs turned into,” said Josh McCain, a senior at Roy High who participated on a combined Roy-Bonneville team. “Knowing that we built this with our own bare hands, and it’s the fruit of our labors — it’s good to see something you worked so hard on do well.”

In each round of the competition, two remote-controlled robots battled it out in a transparent plastic cage, attempting to do as much damage as possible to their competitor.

Some teams were sponsored by local companies, who paid for their materials, and others were primarily supported by their schools. This is the fourth year of the competition, and organizers would like to double the number of teams that participate next year.

During each round, one member of each team controlled the team’s robot while the others cheered him on, occasionally recommending offensive and defensive moves. In between rounds, teams took their robots back to their workspaces to rapidly repair them.

While the attraction for many participants is the fun of the competition, they also gain marketable skills.

High school teams from around the state — most of them from Northern Utah — met at Ogden-Weber Technical College Thursday to wage robot battles with bots they built as part of the Rocky Mountain Robotics League 2019 competition.

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Announcements Continued The local machining industry supports the competition through the Northern Utah chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA). The same group pays for the winning Utah team to compete in the national competition, which involves about 80 teams from across the country. Industry is so closely involved because they are having difficulty finding skilled machinists to employ. “It’s a crisis,” said Matt Wardle, president of JD Machine in Ogden. “Our major limiting factor in growth is skilled labor.” “Every shop I know has multiple openings,” said Reid Leland, founder and president of LeanWerks Manufacturing and Engineering. “We have four openings.” The machining process, which is now computerized, takes material, usually metal or plastic, and removes parts of the material in order to create component parts for a range of products. A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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Machining positions are also good jobs. They start at $14 an hour, and a skilled machinist makes about $30 an hour. Many machine shops also offer on-thejob training. JD Machine has a formal 4-year apprenticeship. The program begins in the classroom at OgdenWeberTechnical College and continues as apprentices work at JD Machine. Apprentices earn a pay increase every six months in the program. “We’ll hire them with no experience, we’ll put them to work, and also we’ll send them to school,” Wardle said. Participants can work full or part time at JD Machine throughout their apprenticeships. Machining is also a pathway into engineering. “An engineer that’s been a machinist is worth their weight in gold,” Wardle said, though some taking this path enjoy machining so much that they don’t pursue engineering training. Bryant Davis is the chapter president of Northern Utah chapter of NTMA and the president of Brendell Manufacturing located in North Salt Lake. He says there are only a few things he needs to know to determine if someone might make a good machinist. “One of the questions I ask is ‘do you drive a car?’ and ‘do you work on that car?’” Davis said. “I have found that anybody that likes to tinker with things — a lawnmower engine, a car engine — they have the potential to be a great machinist.” Announcements Continued Page 15

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There was one element that all of the teams at the competition were lacking, though. There weren’t any girls. Charlie Nielsen, Career and Technical Education Director at Bonneville High School, said that girls participate in the necessary courses, but they don’t tend to join the robotics teams, even when invited. Hope Wheelwright is an exception to that rule. She was in attendance at the robotics competition, and she participated three years ago on the Bonneville-Roy team in the 2016 when she was a junior at Roy school. She was the only girl on her team. Wheelwright said that she joined the team because she loved “working with metal,” and she likes “everything” about building robots.When she was a sophomore, she got the highest score in her class on the machining state competency exam. She said that she wants girls who are interested in machining to know that “gender does not matter” when it comes to success in machining. “Follow your dreams,” she said. A week after the competition in her junior year,Wheelwright

...we are Metrology was in an accident that has prevented her from continuing 2/7/2019 her training in the 10:19:16 AM field, but she still attends the robot competitions and wants to continue to be involved in the future if possible. McCain, one of the members of the Roy-Bonneville team, said he’s interested in medicine or engineering as a long-term career. He is planning to work in a machine shop to put himself through college regardless of which path he takes. “This is a huge resource here for our community,”Wardle said. “So many people think that you have to have a four-year degree to do well, but the machinists that get some training at the tech college and come to work, they don’t have any student debt, and they make great money in a very clean, safe environment.” Source: Standard-Examiner; By: Megan Olsen

Qualtek Manufacturing CEO Troy Roberts Elected Precision Metalforming Association Board Chairman The Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) elected Troy Roberts, CEO of Colorado Springs, CO-based Qualtek Manufacturing, as the 2019 chairman of the PMA Board of Directors during PMA’s recent annual meeting. Joining Roberts with a leadership role on the board is Troy Turnbull, president of Industrial Innovations, Inc. in Grandville, MI, who will serve as first vice chairman and treasurer. Announcements Continued Page 16 A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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Roberts, who will serve a one-year term, succeeds outgoing PMA Board Chair Dave Arndt, president and CEO of Springfield, OH-based Pentaflex, Inc. “I’m honored to be elected board chairman and thank Dave Arndt for his outstanding leadership and accomplishments during his term as chair,” said Roberts. Roberts said that as Chair he will focus on workforce development, and specifically better defining PMA’s role in this challenging landscape so that the association’s array of services and advocacy efforts can better address this growing challenge. “PMA’s new online learning management system, METALFORM EDU, allows the association to play a practical role in helping our members train their workers,” said Roberts. “I’m excited about this new online platform and I am speaking from experience: We are training our employees at Qualtek Manufacturing using METALFORM EDU’s online courses and we’ve had great success.” A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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“A related challenge for our member companies is c hanges in the automotive industry,” continued Roberts. “For many of our member companies, automotive is king. Yet, consumer tastes (SUV vs. cars) and generational shifts (car-sharing, autonomous driving and electrification, for example) will impact OEM sales, production volumes and the manufacture of component parts.This paradigm shift will present significant challenges and opportunities for our association members and to the entire metal forming industry. PMA must lead in providing the industry with information to help it understand and navigate these issues.” “Moving forward, PMA membership, as represented by PMA’s board of directors, and PMA staff under new President David Klotz’s leadership, must define and create the roles it seeks to play in these important issues, effectively communicate these options to our membership, and then develop and implement a strategic plan that reflects the direction selected by membership.”

Utah State University Electr ic Vehicle & Roadway Research And Test Track Facility To Get Largest Solar Array On Campus The Electric Vehicle & Roadway Research and Test Track Facility at Utah State University is installing the largest solar array on campus, and researchers said the new array will help power their vision of their future. “That will be enough, coupled with the energy stored in this facility, to run all the energy in this lab — and this is an energy consuming lab,” said David Christensen, executive director of the Sustainable Electrified Transport Lab, or SELECT. The lab already uses a 20 kW array,

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“We made a trade with facilities,” Christensen said.The rest of the cost for the panels will be paid by a Blue Sky grant from Rocky Mountain Power, he said.

“We are past the point of “Can we do it?’ We can do it. Now we are scaling it up,” Christensen said. “The idea is to keep the vehicle at the 60-80 percent charge, the sweet spot for the battery.”

SELECT was started in 2016 as a project to bring together engineers and industry experts to make electrified transportation more accessible and try to solve associated engineering concerns. “In a lot of ways, it is a world class facility,” said Ryan Bohm, the lab’s manager. “To make electric vehicles something that works for the masses and can be adapted by all, there are substantial challenges to that. We are working on all those major challenges and trying to solve them.” The research facility and test track is the only one of its kind in the United States, with the only others like it existing in Europe and South Korea. Christensen and lead researcher Regan Zane host industry leaders and engineers from all over the world to show off the facility. “You would expect to see this in Detroit or Silicon Valley,” Christensen said. “But those people come here, on a regular basis. They walk away amazed that this exists here, and at this caliber.” One of SELECT’s most ambitious projects is creating wireless power transfer on roadways — charging electric vehicles as they drive. The test track at

SELECT is electrifying a highway in Illinois later this year, Christensen said, and hopes to install an electric lane in Utah in the near future. Bohm said they eventually hope to install chargers on one lane on Utah’s Interstate 15, and if Utah hosts the 2030 Olympics, Bohm said the electric lane could be a highlight for foreign visitors. “We can certainly hope for that,” Bohm said. Wireless induction has already been implemented by Tesla, BMW, Volvo and other electric vehicle manufacturers, but Christensen said standardizing the systems and working with states to install charging roadways will be the next challenge. “The transformation has been amazing, but there is still a lot of work to be done,” he said. “We are working on all those major challenges and trying to solve them; to take what used to be just a vision, or completely unknown, and make it feasible for the masses.”The solar panels will be live in March or April, Christensen said. A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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In addition to its combat record, the A-29’s robust landing gear and enhanced clearance enable take-off and landing in even the most austere field conditions. The aircraft also offer s exceptional dependability and accuracy in weapons delivery, making it highly effective in the light attack role. The contract for the Nigerian Air Force includes ground training devices, mission planning systems, mission debrief systems, spares, ground support equipment, alternate mission equipment, contiguous U.S. interim contractor support, outside of continental U.S. (OCONUS) contractor logistic support and field ser vice representatives for OCONUS support. The aircraft will be produced in Jacksonville, Florida and modified in Centennial, Colorado. The aircraft are expected to be delivered to Nigeria in line with the contract timelines, as part of a larger more comprehensive training and support package. Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is a trusted leader in solving the world’s toughest challenges through advanced engineering technologies in

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Samsung and Huawei both have folding smartphones that will go on sale later this year — the $2,000 Galaxy Fold, and the $2,600 Huawei Mate X. Cupertino-based Apple has also filed patents on the technology. and Oppo, LG, Motorola and Xiaomi have either showed prototypes of their own folding phones, or filed patents.

Google engineers are studying foldable smartphones and say they’ve designed a screen that is capable of bending into a “U” shape, two new patent filings suggest.

In their research, Google engineers found flexible screens might have a limited lifespan, determined by how often they’re opened and closed.

The patents, which were published late last year, describe a screen with thin, flexible layers that can be bent into a number of configurations, or sit fully closed like a billfold wallet.

“It can be difficult to create foldable top-emitting plastic OLED displays that have a small folding radius in both directions (i.e., having two surfaces of the display fold both towards each other and away from each other) and that can survive many fold-unfold cycles,” they wrote in one of the patent applications. “In particular, creating sturdy, durable Z-fold displays (i.e., displays with both inward and outward folds) is greatly complicated by the fragility of the thin-film layers in the display stack.”

“Modern computing devices often attempt to achieve a balance between portability and functionality,” one of the filings reads. “A tension can exist between having a display that provides for a rich display of information on a single surface, which suggests a relatively large form factor of the device to accommodate a relatively large display, and a device that is small enough to be easily carried and accessed by a user, which suggests a relatively small form factor of the device.”

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More Americans Are Back at Work Making Stuff America’s factories are hiring again. After years of job losses, U.S. manufacturing employment has risen for 18 straight months among those holding production or nonsupervisory jobs, the longest stretch of gains since the mid-1990s. Employers have added 274,000 non-managerial manufacturing jobs since July 2017, Labor Department figures show. While few economists predict a return to an age when manufacturing accounted for the top job in dozens of states, many say the industry has stabilized. Much of the recent job growth has come from companies producing long-lasting goods, such as transportation equipment and machinery, a point of pride for those who recall America’s manufacturing roots. “Manufacturing is critical for the nation,” says Dave Petratis, chief executive of security products maker Allegion PLC, which employs 2,500 at production and assembly facilities across the U.S. that make locks, electronic card readers and doors, among other items. “The largest economy in the world has got to have the factories and production.” Overall employment in the sector peaked at 19.6 million people in 1979; today, the industry employs about 12.8 million. But that figure is up from a nadir of 11.5 million in 2010. A variety of factors, including globalization and the rise of advanced proA2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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Surging demand for its products has sent Republic Wire Inc. on a hiring spree in West Chester, Ohio. The producer of copper and aluminum wiring has boosted its team by 50% over five years to 140 people. The company has automated work where it can. Machines now box and label wire, and add the packages to shipping pallets—work that previously required up to nine staffers—freeing employees for higher-value tasks. Republic Wire operates 24 hours a day during the week to fulfill orders, and is looking for an additional 15 hires, said Chief Executive Ron Rosenbeck, adding that the company has increased wages 4% annually each of the past five years to retain workers, above the national rate of wage gains. The company has tried to fill roles by reaching out to local technical colleges and posting “now hiring” signs outside its facility. But the region lacks available skilled workers, Mr. Rosenbeck says, so the company has also turned to staffing agencies, hiring temporary workers for entry-level positions. The company will spend up to six months to train those temporary workers into full-time, skilled roles, such as machine operators. “Even though it’s taken us longer,” Mr. Rosenbeck says, “we’re finding that’s been the way to go to build up these people into skilled positions.” Dave Younge, an owner of Progressive Stamping & Fabrication LLC in Oklahoma City, which produces everything from seat-

belt components to compressor parts, said manufacturing jobs will continue to require higher skills, such as familiarity with automation, computer technology and training in mathematics. He says more people should consider the industry, because many manufacturers often pay for employee training programs. “Building things is fun,” Mr. Younge says. “My favorite group to pick on are political science majors. How many of those in our economy do we need?” Source: Wall Street Journal

Lockheed Mar tin D e ve l o p s Wo r l d First LTE-Over-Satellite System Lockheed Martin has developed a new LTE-over-Satellite system designed to provide connectivity to remote regions, including areas without cellphone coverage, boats off-shore, or during natural disasters like hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, catastrophic floods or volcanoes. New hotspots connect existing phones to satellites for reliable 4G connections. “When disaster strikes, cell phone networks often go down – whether because of the event or because of the sheer volume of traffic,” said Maria Demaree, vice president and general manager of Mission Solutions at Lockheed Martin Space. “So, it’s important to have new ways to connect families and first responders with people who would be otherwise cut off from contact.” Typically, during an emergency that knocks out cellular networks, specialized satellite phones are the only option for mobile connectivity. While satellite phones

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are digital skills to run automation and software, robotics, analyze data, cloud computer maintenance, additive manufacturing and 3D printing, and working with CAD files for CNC machining. Examples of new-collar worker jobs in other industries are ultra sound technicians, pharmacy technicians, medical assistants, dental assistants, mechanics and programmers, and service delivery analyst. How do you hire for a new-collar job?

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Hiring for a new-collar job means shifting your strategy from the traditional methods of seeking college education degrees and former job experience. The hiring strategies for selecting new collar workers involves looking beyond the information on the resume and seeking potential over experience. Hiring managers should make a list of traits and skills necessary for success on the job and develop interview questions to assess these traits and skills. In addition to the interview, hiring managers need to look for previous school and work experience that utilized these traits in a different role. For example, work experience that required learning a new software system or technical skill is important. Other essential considerations are selecting applicants that demonstrate the ability to learn and process new information, a growth mindset, a technical aptitude, initiative and problem solving. Where do you find new-collar job applicants? Begin by contacting the local community colleges, vocation programs, high schools and other training programs in your community. Collaborate with these programs to create

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The fastest growth by rate came in trade, transportation and utilities (5.2 percent); “other services,” a wide-ranging category including everything from church administration to mortuary services, pet grooming and laundry work (4.3 percent); and manufacturing (3.4 percent).

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The global Additive Manufacturing Market is expected to reach USD 23.33 billion by 2026, growing at a high rate of 14.4%, according to a new report by Reports and Data. Increasing government support to enhance additive manufacturing technology across various regions Utah Finished 2018 At No. 4 In Job Creation is a key factor influencing market demand. For instance: America Makes, the leading national program in the US, that has been excluMfg.1/4 pg.3.2015.OUTLINES.indd 1 3/23/15 6:33 AM Only three other states had a faster rate of job creation last year than sively committed for research in additive manufacturing (3D printing Utah, according to federal data released last month. technology), was supported by a USD 90 million financing from the government and business and non-benefit divisions. It added 46,400 jobs between December 2017 and December 2018, for a growth rate of 3.1 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Additive manufacturing has several advantages such as lower resource Labor Statistics. requirement, faster production cycle, flexible design, and substantial savings on tooling over traditional manufacturing technologies such as injection molding, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining, The average rate nationally during that time was 1.8 percent, so and vacuum casting. After more than 25 years of development, the Utah’s rate was 72 percent above that. market is finally moving into the production phase. Over the forecasted period, businesses alongside the price chain in a variety of industries The only states that had faster growth were Nevada at 3.9 percent, are now trying hard to capitalize on this fast-paced market. Different Arizona at 3.4 percent and Texas at 3.2 percent. metals such as titanium, steel, nickel, aluminum, and cobalt alloys which have various properties are used to make high-performance “Our state ended the year on a positive economic note,” said Carrie parts, specifically in the aerospace industry. Mayne, chief economist for the Utah Department of Workforce Services. Developed regions such as the U.S. and countries in Western European are projected to be key-revenue generating regions for the additive During 2018, nine of the 10 large industry groups in Utah measured manufacturing market, with a lion’s share of 73% in 2018. Presence of by federal surveys saw net increases — while the other, natural re- various industry giants in the region such as Mercedes, Boeing, Airbus, sources and mining, remained essentially unchanged. and Volkswagen coupled with growing adoption of the AM technologies in aerospace and automotive industries for the production of small, complex and lightweight components is anticipated to drive the The largest number of new jobs came in trade, transportation and regional industry growth. Furthermore, growing emphasis by the EU utilities (15,000 jobs); education and health services (5,900); and Commission to reduce the overall weight of vehicles for reducing the professional and business services (5,400). A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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DARPA Awards Raytheon Contract For 2nd TBG Hypersonic Weapon DARPA has awarded Raytheon a $63.3 million contract “to further develop the Tactical Boost Glide [TBG] hypersonic weapons program.” The funding includes a critical design review for the joint DARPA/U.S. Air Force program. Raytheon, now the second company on the TBG program, also has released a new artist’s impression of its concept that, while likely still notional, shows significant changes from its earlier design image. TBG is developing technology for an air-launched, tactical-range, hypersonic weapon that sits in capability terms between the Air Force’s rocket-boosted Hypersonic Conventional Strike Weapon (HCSW) and DARPA’s scramjet-powered Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC). A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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Flight testing of Lockheed’s TBG demonstrator was planned for the second quarter of this year, but has slipped to the fourth quarter, according to an Air Force report to Congress. The ARRW subsystem critical design review has also slipped a similar amount, to the third quarter of this year. Procurement documents released in 2018 revealed the Air Force has been targeting an early operational capability in 2021 for ARRW—ahead of the less-advanced HCSW, for which Lockheed was awarded a $928 million contract in April 2018 and which is aimed at an initial operational capability in 2022. Various concept images for TBG glide bodies have appeared, but no hard-

ware images. DARPA uses a notional, sharply swept triangular-section cone. Images of Lockheed’s arrow-shaped HTV-2 vehicle, flight-tested unsuccessfully under DARPA’s Falcon program, also are used as TBG is based on HTV-2 technology. Raytheon originally used a featureless arrow shape, with W-shaped trailing edge, to illustrate its TBG design. Its latest concept shows a waverider shape, with a distinct, sharp-edged, ogive-planform wing that quickly blends into a wide, wedge-shaped body. This is truncated at the rear, as was the HTV-2 design. The side of the body at the junction with the thin wing shows two unexplained indentations positioned between three bands of a slightly different color that extend across the vehicle from leading edge to leading edge.The function of these bands is not apparent.

Lockheed Martin Develops Fir st LTE-Over-Satellite System Lockheed Martin has developed a new LTE-over-Satellite system designed to provide connectivity to remote regions, including areas without cellphone coverage, boats off-shore, or during natural disasters like hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, catastrophic floods or volcanoes. New hotspots connect existing phones to satellites for reliable 4G connections. “When disaster strikes, cell phone networks often go down – whether because of the event or because of the sheer volume of traffic,” said Maria Demaree, vice president and general manager of Mission Solutions at Lockheed Martin Space. “So, it’s important to have new ways to connect families and first reponders with people who would be otherwise cut off from contact.” Typically, during an emergency that knocks out cellular networks, specialized satellite phones are the only option for mobile connectivity. While satellite phones will still play a key role in disaster recovery, Lockheed Martin’s LTE-over-Satellite solution lets people complement satellite phones with their existing commercial phones to connect to a pop-up cellular network that is connected directly to a satellite. The system takes advantage of the fact that 4G devices are now widespread across the world. According to a 2018 Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) report, LTE now accounts for more than a third of all mobile subscriptions globally (35.7%). LTE offers broadband data

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Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Flight Test,Telemetry, U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the and Termination program. This modification provides for changes to contracting activity. the specifications that caused cost, schedule, and technical impacts as The Boeing Co., Layton, Utah, has been awarded a $19,887,508 cost-plusrelated to the weight reduction change order. Work will be performed incentive-fee Request for Equitable Adjustment modification (P00108) to in Layton, Utah, and expected to be complete by Oct. 29, 2021. No previously awarded contract FA8214-15-C-0001 for the Minuteman III funds are being obligated at time of award. The Air Force Nuclear Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Flight Test, Telemetry, and Termination Weapon Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity. program. 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Tesla Unveils $39,000 Compact SUV For The Masses Tesla Inc. unveiled the fourth car in its current lineup:A compact SUV that it promises will start at $39,000, with deliveries to customers beginning late next year. Onstage, at an event in Los Angeles, CEO Elon Musk said the ModelY will come in four variants. The car’s highend performance model is capable of 0-60 in 3.5 seconds and a top speed of 150 mph. It will seat up to seven people, with 66 cubic feet of cargo space, roughly equivalent to a Jeep Grand Cherokee. The company launched its preorder page for the car’s three higher-priced models, which should begin deliveries in the fall of 2020. The base Model Y will go on sale roughly six months later, in 2021. Tesla unveils its SUV model starting at $39,000 from CNBC. On the preorder page, Tesla asks customers to put down a $2,500 deposit to secure their

place in line for a ModelY.That request, too, seems to have investors worried. “The unveiling of the ModelY electric crossover was a more subdued affair than some of Musk’s past performances, and Tesla’s customer-deposit strategy rekindled concerns about the company’s cash position,” Bloomberg noted. Tesla is steadily unveiling a complete lineup of cars, with two sedans, two SUVs, and a forthcoming luxury supercar, pickup truck and semi. The only thing missing, it seems, is an electric van. The ModelY “has the functionality of an SUV, but will ride like a sports car,” Musk said onstage. “This thing will be really tight in corners, and we expect it will be the safest midsize SUV in the world, by far.” The company gave a select group of reporters a brief test ride in the ModelY after the event.The car shares about 75 percent of its parts with the Model 3, with a nearly identical cabin. It’s about 10 percent bigger than the Model 3, which is why it costs about 10 percent more, Musk said. The announcement was short on production details, including where the car would be built, and how much it would cost to set up the production line. Earlier this year, the company said it would “most likely” build the Model Y at the Gigafactory in Nevada. The announcement comes amid significant change at Tesla.The Palo Alto-based company laid off thousands of workers in January to cut costs and flip-flopped on a plan to close most of its retail stores, ultimately deciding to keep many of them open. On the other side of the globe, Tesla is racing to build a new auto factory in Shanghai, which will begin cranking out Model 3 sedans by the end of the year. A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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Quick Turn Precision Machining Adds 5-Axis Capabilities With Its Newest Mazak — An Integrex J-200S

Christmas came early for Derek Norton, Journeyman machinist at Quick Turn Precision Machining in Ogden, Utah. Derek has been working for Quick Turn for the past 5 years, and he has seen the parts being manufactured at the shop getting increasingly more complex year after year. “I enjoy machining very complex parts”, Derek says, “yet it can be frustrating machining ‘5 axis complexity’ parts on a 3 or 4 axis machine.” QuickTurn has some of the best machine tools you can get (their lathes and mills are almost exclusively Mazak), and the team had been asking owners Nate and Adam Woods for a 5-axis machining center for more than a year. Derek adds “We had a number of parts with holes at different angles –we had to spend too much time for tool change over, and we were going through expensive tools with our current machining capabilities. Now there is less tool change over and when we do change tools, it’s easier.We no longer have to dial in our live tools to achieve high accuracy on centerline. The Integrex tools are always in the same position.” The co-owners were waiting for a specific job that would easily justify the purchase of the Integrex 5 axis (4+1) machine for their business. In the end, there wasn’t a specific job; rather a number of complex jobs that the company was machining on 4-axis machines that would be machined so much more efficiently on a 5 axis machine, that made the brothers pull the trigger. In late November, Quick Turn took possession of their first 5 axis-machining center, a Mazak Integrex J-200S. This Multi-Tasking machine makes use of two turning spindles and a milling spindle (large trueY-axis design), and it also offers automatic tool changing. The main spindle chuck size is 8” with the main spindle speed being 5000 rpm. The milling spindle is a single spindle turret with an automatic tool changer system. The milling spindle speed is 12,000 rpm. “I love running the Integrex J-200S. It offers more of everything; more tools, and more capabilities - I couldn’t spin the tools fast enough on our other machines, I’ve gone from 280” per minute to 700” per minute feed. The Integrex is limited only by my imagination. It is such a cool machine.” Derek He added, “The high pressure coolant on this machine is making a big difference for me; it provides up to 1000 psi of coolant to the cutting tool, allowing for heavier cuts, higher feed rates, deep-hole drilling, and better surface finishes.” Derek says perhaps the best feature the Mazak Integrex offers is the Mazatrol SmoothG control; it makes it easy to generate CNC programs for processing complex parts through off-centerline machining as well as angled drilling, milling and tapping. Derek says that A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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he has run nearly every builders’ machines over his past decades in the industry. “I hadn’t operated a 5 axis machine, so when we brought the Integrex into our shop, Smith Machinery’s AJ Tucker came in for a week of training.” Derek says learning how to run the Mazak Integrex J-200S was relatively straightforward. “AJ is an awesome teacher, he is extremely knowledgeable, but I also found that the Mazatrol SmoothG control follows the general methods of the controls on our other Mazak machines, so it was easier to learn than I had anticipated.” “The Integrex J-200S is designed to replace traditional turret lathes with 12 station turrets, especially with repeat work. It can drill/mill at angles, each tool can work on both spindles and with the 72 tool magazine, set-up time between jobs is reduced up to 90%! We also see a dramatic reduction in mistakes and crashes! It’s the perfect job shop mill/turn center.” Smith Machinery Owner Clark Smith Derek says, “The Mazatrol SmoothG Control offers an outstanding control, one that is so intuitive and user friendly. For many parts, I can do all of my programming right out on the machine, and when needed, the Mazatrol SmoothG software integrates with EIA (G & M code) programs as a subset of the Mazatrol program.” Today, Derek is machining 3 very complex parts on the Integrex J-200S. He estimates that he is reducing the time needed to complete one of the jobs by 2 months, and by 2 operations. On another part, Derek is using 1 tool that is, in essence, 6 tools, without one tool change out. “For all 3 of these parts, we would have still taken the jobs, but it would have taken longer and it would have cost us more time and

money to produce them.” Today, Derek sets up the Integrex J-200S, and is able to machine parts on one of the Mazak Quick Turn Nexus machines simultaneously. Derek says it would be nice to get another Integrex. About Quick Turn Precision Quick Turn Precision Machining is a full service machine shop specializing in small to medium rapid turn-around precision machine work—from custom tooling and intricate molds to small specialized parts. In addition to state-of-the-art CNC milling, turning and water-jet cutting, Quick Turn Precision Machining also provides heat-treating, sandblasting, welding, fabrication, and technical drawing to meet all your needs. NateWoods and his brother AdamWoods founded Quick Turn Precision Machining in 1997. The two love to make things—and make them well—and it shows in every facet of their business. Nate continues to direct and lead the company, and the experience and education of building Quick Turn has only increased his love for his trade, and the team he has put together. Nate says, “Our experienced team can tackle most jobs, and we constantly strive to improve our processes, to keep that high standard of quality we are known for. In addition to our skills, we are very processes centered, our CAP systems allow us stay organized and control inventory without having to ‘remember’ it all. This saves time, increases productivity, and integrates into our quality assurance programs. After all, less time spent being disorganized means more time focusing on what’s important—our customers.” Adam adds, “We pride ourselves on delivering high quality parts and getting them to our customers quickly. We can do this perhaps better than others for a few reasons: • We have great machinists and many have longevity with us • We run 2 shifts and our Mazak Quick Turn NEXUS 200-II MSY with a bar feeder, parts catcher and Roto-Pack conveyor runs lights-out • We have so many in-house capabilities, including milling, turning, waterjet cutting, welding, heat treating and finishing. We are able to offer complete assembly for our customers. • And last and most recent, we have our new Mazak Integrex 5 axis J-200S. Quick Turn Now Offers Engineering Nate and Adam are Journeyman machinists, and between the two, they have more than a half-century of experience in the industry. Brother Whit took a different

path in his career – he is a degreed mechanical engineer, and he has worked for large companies in several industries, including aerospace, medical, and commercial.Whit is author or co-author to 5 patents, and he helped design components on the B2 Stealth bomber. Nate and Adam merged Whit’s engineering consulting firm into Quick Turn Precision Machining, and today, you can take a product concept (on a napkin), and bring it all the way to production, at the company.

Why Smith Machinery and Mazak? Adam and Nate agree that Smith has been an outstanding supplier and partner for them over their years in business. When they first opened for business, 2 young men armed with a strong work ethic and superior mechanical aptitude, their budget only permitted entrée level Fryer machines. As business grew, and the complexity of the parts increased exponentially, the brothers made the decision to upgrade to Mazak machines through Smith Machinery. Today, they have a dozen Mazak machines in the shop. Nate says, “We knew that Mazak produced an outstanding product, and Smith Machinery, the local dealer, had a superior reputation for servicing its customers.” Over the years, Quick Turn has continued to purchase new Mazak machines, and in their shop, they are space constrained. The Woods appreciate Smith Machinery’s ability and willingness to take their older machines and get them sold on the resale market. David Soares, Sales Engineer for Smith Machinery supporting Quick Turn, says, “Together, we have been very creative in helping to increase the spindles that could fit into their compact shop and grow their business. Two Mazak VCN compact machines were installed in a hallway that previously housed a small welding department. The team at Quick Turn loves the compact footprint of these machines.” Derek says, “I’ve machined on many different brand machines in my career. Over the years, I would see the dealer’s technicians in our shop. I saw them; I didn’t speak to them or get to know them. With AJ, I have a relationship. I can call or text him with questions and when he is at our shop, he takes the time to give me suggestions.” To learn more about how Quick Turn Precision can support your complex machine needs, and now with full engineering design capabilities, call (801) 334-6800 or visit Smith Machinery is a 50+ year-old distributor of advanced manufacturing technologies.To learn more about how they can help you grow your business with new technologies, contact them at (801) 263-6403 or visit A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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Technology Is the Key to Bringing Millennials Into Manufacturing Technology has the power to change the way we think. It has the power to change the way we create, and the way we interact with our world. It has completely altered our products, our workplaces, and our modes of communication. And it has shaped entire generations, defined cultures, and reimagined industries. Today, technology is the driving force behind change in the manufacturing industry. We see it in everywhere we look. Paper has been replaced by touch screens. Meetings are conducted via Skype instead of face to face. Factories are more measured, more data driven, more agile, and more nimble than ever before. Artificial intelligence and robots are now a part of our daily lives. There is no doubt that these advancements have brought disruption, and cost to manufacturing. But the rise of technology in our industry has been vital in keeping us competitive and essential for sustaining the industry in the future. Manufacturing is more efficient, productive, and adaptable today than it was twenty years ago. There’s a greater understanding of

what happens on the plant floor, with more real-time data to guide decision making. With new software and technology, we’re seeing our industry reach new levels of performance that we couldn’t have imagined even a decade ago. Today, many factories are upping their performance by operating like video games. Gamification is taking the industry by storm, with systems designed to align with the natural motivations that people have to make a difference, and be recognized in how they drive plant floor performance. Increasing transparency and tracking achievements by individual user or teams has resulted in huge gains in efficiency for some companies.When contributions are seen by peers and managers, this motivates those people to continue to problem solve and innovate. When properly designed, gamification is making employees more engaged, productive, and happier. But most importantly, gamification and technology are opening the door to connect with a younger generation, who quite frankly, haven’t shown much interest in the manufacturing industry to date. When we look at the data on available jobs in the manufacturing industry, it’s sobering to say the least.According toThe Manufacturing Institute, 3.5 million manufacturing jobs will need to be filled over the next ten years. Two million of those jobs will go unfilled. Not thousands. Two million. This is a wake-up call for our industry. At my company, we read the statistic fromThe Manufacturing Institute and wanted to figure out why more Americans are not pursuing careers in manufacturing. We were also interested to see if there were any differences in perspectives by generation.We commissioned Engine, a survey provider, to poll 1,002 Americans demographically representative of the United States at a 95 percent confidence level. Responses were then grouped by generation, Baby Boomers (19461964), Generation X (1965-1980), and Millennials (1981-1998). We were shocked by how significantly the responses varied by generation.When asked whether respondents agreed or disagreed that manufacturing jobs are important to the U.S. economy, 86 percent of both Baby Boomers and Generation X agreed. In comparison, only 68 percent of Millennials agreed that manufacturing is critical to our economy. We then asked respondents about the supply of skilled workers in the U.S., and again observed differences by generation. Sixty percent of Baby Boomers and 63 percent of Generation X agreed that there is a shortage of skilled workers in the U.S. In contrast, only 51 percent of Millennials agreed that there is a shortage. Lastly, we asked respondents if they agreed that the manufacturing industry offers fulfilling careers. Fifty nine percent of both Baby Boomers and Generation X agreed.To our surprise, only 49 percent Millennials agreed.That’s less than half of the younger generation who believe our industry offers desirable or satisfying opportunities.This is a test for our industry, because our future workforce depends on what we do today to reach the younger generation. The truth is, our industry hasn’t done a great job at connecting with younger audiences about what makes manufacturing compelling or

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It may surprise Millennials that not only does manufacturing offer opportunities to work with cutting-edge technology, but it also offers competitive pay to the tech sector. According to Glassdoor, the average base pay of a Manufacturing Supervisor is $64,118, and for said a Manufacturing Engineer, the average is $71,679. For a Director of Manufacturing, the average base pay is $146,412. For a generation known “Rev for its record-setting student debt, this is a powerful message to convey. the ser As an industry, we have to be more vocal in sharing the exciting technology onopportunities in manufacturing. Ongoing developments in artificial use intelligence, robotics, automation, integration, gamification, and real-time hig data are what interest Millennials and what will connect our industry to younger generations.We must share the facts and data at the conferences we attend, on our websites, in our presentations at schools and universities, and in all of our recruitment efforts.Two million unfilled jobs is no small matter. Now is the time to shout from the rooftops. PANTONE Process Black PC R:35 G:31 B:32 C:70 M:67 Y:64 K:74

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PHONE (801) 486-7519 FAX (8 01) 48 6 - 79 81

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s c a r l s o n @ j m g r i s l e y. c o m



FREDERICK C. HUTH serving Northern MT and ID


A Hartfiel Automation Company

Mike Connaughton Branch Manager 5280 Ward Road Arvada, CO 80002 Toll Free: (800) 638.0920 Phone: (303) 431.3600

Lubricants / Systems Castrol____________ 800-894-7773 Chipblaster_________ 310-502-4184 Qualichem, Inc._______ 480-320-0308 Star Metal Fluids______ 800-367-9966 Machine Tool Accessories Dormer Pramet______801-230-6794 Dormer Pramet______720-837-3232 SCHUNK__________919-452-4535 Von Ruden Manufacturing_ 763-682-0322 Machine Tool Cool. Filtration Castrol____________ 800-894-7773 Chipblaster_________ 310-502-4184 Hasco Oil__________ 562-595-8491 Star Metal Fluids______ 800-367-9966 Milling and Turning Products Dormer Pramet______801-230-6794 Dormer Pramet______720-837-3232 Von Ruden Manufacturing_ 763-682-0322 Parts Washing Equipment Star Metal Fluids______ 800-367-9966 R8 Quick Change Tool System Royal Products________ 800-645-4174 A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain•

Robot Accessories SCHUNK___________ 919-452-4535 Rota-Rack Parts Accumulator Royal Products________ 800-645-4174 Solvents /Degreasing Agents Castrol____________ 800-894-7773 Hasco Oil__________ 562-595-8491 Star Metal Fluids______ 800-367-9966 Spindles GMN USA__________ 800-686-1679 Setco Spindles & Slides___ 866-362-0699 Vices and Vice Jaws 5th Axis___________ 858-505-0432 Desert EDM Sales______ 480-816-6300 Waterjet Cutting Abrasives Barton International_____ 800-741-7756 GMA Garnet_________ 828-243-9300 AUTOMATION Fiero Automation ______ 303-431-3600 CALIBRATION SERVICES Advanced Coord. Tech ____ 303-469-6161 Klontech Industrial Sales__ 480-948-1871 Total Qual. Syst._______ 480-377-6422 GRINDING Grinding Machines Moncktons Mach Tools__ 303-571-4933

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Sharp Precision______ 310-370-5990 Triad Machine_______ 303-424-0268 Manual Lathes & Mills AME, Inc._________ 303-922-9266 Sharp Precision______ 310-370-5990 Pedestals for Grinders Midaco___________ 847-593-8420 Sawing Machines Moncktons Mach Tools__ 303-571-4933 Rocky Mountain Saw Blades__303-761-3000 Saw Replacement Parts Rocky Mountain Saw Blades__303-761-3000 INSPECTION EQUIP Advanced Coord. Tech ____ 303-469-6161 Gage Lab Products______ 801-716-2972 Innovative Measuring Systems_602-527-5488 Klontech Indust. Sales____ 480-948-1871 LK Metrology________ 949-716-4440 Mitutoyo___________ 480-294-7631 Renishaw__________ 847-286-9953 Selway Machine Tool___ 888-735-9290 Total Qual. Syst._______ 480-377-6422 Zeiss Industrial Metrology__ 800-327-9735

LK Metrology, Inc. 12 Goodyear, Suite #105 Irvine, CA. 92618 Email: Mobile: 760-978-7091 Office: 949-716-4440 Website:

Scott Collier

Metrology Solutions Business Manager

…we are metrology

CMM Probes Gage Lab Products______ 801-716-2972 Innovative Measuring Systems_602-527-5488 Klontech Industrial Sales__ 480-948-1871 LK Metrology________ 949-716-4440 Mitutoyo___________ 480-294-7631 Renishaw__________ 847-286-9953 Coordinate Measuring Mach. Innovative Measuring Systems_602-527-5488 Klontech Industrial Sales__ 480-948-1871 LK Metrology________ 949-716-4440 Moncktons Mach Tools__ 303-571-4933 Mitutoyo___________ 480-294-7631 Renishaw__________ 847-286-9953 Selway Machine Tool___ 888-735-9290 Total Quality Systems____ 720-338-2581 Zeiss Industrial Metrology__ 800-327-9735 Gauging Equipment Gage Lab Products______ 801-716-2972 Innovative Measuring Systems_602-527-5488 Klontech Industrial Sales_ 480-948-1871 LK Metrology________ 949-716-4440 Mitutoyo___________ 480-294-7631


2835 S. Raritan St Englewood, CO 80110 303-991-1500 (Ph) 303-991-1921 (Fax) Web: E-Mail: THE



Innovative Measuring Systems 521 S 48th St. Tempe, AZ 85281

Helping You Find The Right Solutions For Your Measuring Needs




Ken Lambert (602)527-5488

P: 888.668.6818 C: 937.479.5381

Steve Polster, CMTSE 3676 W. California Ave., Ste A117 Salt Lake City, UT 52404 MAIN: CELL:

General Mgr/Vice President


801.886.2221 435.901.0287

Legrand, North America 3555 Kettering Blvd. Moraine, OH 45439

Steve Polster, CMTSE 3676 W. California Ave., Ste A117 Salt Lake City, UT 52404 MAIN: CELL:

801.886.2221 435.901.0287

General Mgr/Vice President


Adam Papilion

Director of Operations 970.692.3344


1711 W. 17th St. Tempe, AZ 85281 Renishaw__________ 847-286-9953


Innovative Measuring Systems Christopher Weber Video Measuring Systems General Manager Gage Lab Products_ _ ____ 801-716-2972 JACQUET West Total Quality Systems____ 720-338-2581 22400 Lucerne Street Steve Polster Polster Klontech Industrial Sales_Steve 480-948-1871 Carson / CA 90745 Offering plasma cutting and Metrology Instruments General Mgr/Vice President General Mgr/Vice President P +1 310-684-4370 waterjet cutting of stainless F +1 310-684-4377 Mitutoyo___________ 480-294-7631 steel plate and nickel alloy Gage Lab Products______ 801-716-2972 C +1 714-496-3445 plate and bar Innovative Measuring Systems_602-527-5488 Total Quality Systems____ 720-338-2581 Klontech Industrial Sales_ 480-948-1871 HARDWARE LK Metrology________ 949-716-4440 Horizon Carbide Tool___480-968-0957 United Perform. Metals__ 317-946-0025 Armor: Military & Mitutoyo___________ 480-294-7631 Utah Metal Works, Inc.__ 801-364-5679 Commercial Renishaw__________ 847-286-9953 Steve Polster Steve Polster General Mgr/Vice President General Mgr/Vice President METALS & MATERIALS Kloeckner Metals Corp_ 480-389-2883 Total Quality Systems____ 720-338-2581 AZ Tool Steel LLC______480-784-1600 TW Metals__________ 800-203-8000 Zeiss Industrial Metrology__ 800-327-9735 Coastal Metals_______ 800-811-7466 Brass Optical Comparators Erickson Metals______877-543-6061 Coastal Metals________ 800-811-7466 Gage Lab Products______ 801-716-2972 Jacquet West_______310-684-4370 Olympic Metals_______ 303-286-9700 Innovative Measuring Systems_602-527-5488 Kloeckner Metals Corp_ 480-389-2883 Ryerson____________303-227-6310 Klontech Industrial Sales_ 480-948-1871 Steve Polster Steve Polster Laube Titanium___ 805-388-1050x124 Bronze General Mgr/Vice President General Mgr/Vice President LK Metrology________ 949-716-4440 Olympic Metals______303-286-9700 Coastal Metals________ 800-811-7466 Mitutoyo___________ 480-294-7631 Ryerson__________303-227-6310 Olympic Metals_______ 303-286-9700 Carbon Renishaw__________ 847-286-9953 United Perform. Metals_ 317-946-0025 Coastal Metals________ 800-811-7466 Total Quality Systems____ 720-338-2581 Western States Metals__801-978-0562 Ryerson____________303-227-6310 Aluminum Sensors: Contact & Optical Copper Affiliated Metals______ 800-748-4711 Mitutoyo___________ 480-294-7631 Steve Polster Steve Polster General Mgr/Vice President General Mgr/Vice President Olympic Metals_______ 303-286-9700 Zeiss Industrial Metrology__ 800-327-9735 Olympic Metals______ 303-286-9700 Helping You Find The Right Solutions For Your Measuring Needs

Ken Lambert (801)673-4783 , CMTSE

3676 W. California Ave., Ste A117 Salt Lake City, UT 52404 MAIN: CELL:

801.886.2221 435.901.0287


3676 W. California Ave., Ste A117 Salt Lake City, UT 52404


801.886.2221 435.901.0287


3676 W. California Ave., Ste A117 Salt Lake City, UT 52404 MAIN: CELL:

801.886.2221 435.901.0287


3676 W. California Ave., Ste A117 Salt Lake City, UT 52404


801.886.2221 435.901.0287


3676 W. California Ave., Ste A117 Salt Lake City, UT 52404 MAIN: CELL:

801.886.2221 435.901.0287



801.886.2221 435.901.0287


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3676 W. California Ave., Ste A117 Salt Lake City, UT 52404

3676 W. California Ave., Ste A117 Salt Lake City, UT 52404 MAIN: CELL:


3676 W. California Ave., Ste A117 Salt Lake City, UT 52404


801.886.2221 435.901.0287

Garnet Abrasives Barton International_____ 800-741-7756 GMA Garnet Group____ 832-243-9300 Metals: Bar & Plate AZ Tool Steel LLC______480-784-1600 Coastal Metals_______ 800-811-7466 Ryerson___________303-227-6310 TW Metals_________ 800-203-8000 Mold Steel AZ Tool Steel LLC______480-784-1600 Nickel Alloys AZ Tool Steel LLC______480-784-1600 Jacquet West_______310-684-4370 Ryerson__________ 303-227-6310 TW Metals_________ 800-203-8000 United Perform. Metals_ 317-946-0025

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AlIen Webb Sales Associate

KNUTH Machine Tools USA, Inc. 590 Bond St. Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Ph: (847) 415-3333 x260 Fax: (847) 415-2402

Jeff Klimowicz Regional Sales Manager 480.320.0308 mobile ISO 9001:2015 | All products proudly made in the USA.

Plate-Precision Saw Cut Erickson Metals______877-543-6061 Pre-Honed Tube Western States Metals__801-978-0562 Stainless Steel AZ Tool Steel LLC_____ 480-784-1600 Coastal Metals_______800-811-7466 Jacquet West_______310-684-4370 Kloeckner Metals Corp__ 480-389-2883 Olympic Metals______ 303-286-9700 Ryerson___________303-227-6310 United Perform. Metals_ 317-946-0025 Steel AZ Tool Steel LLC_______ 480-784-1600 Coastal Metals_______800-811-7466 Jacquet West_______310-684-4370 Kloeckner Metals Corp__ 480-389-2883 A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain•

Olympic Metals______ 303-286-9700 Ryerson__________ 303-227-6310 Ryerson__________ 303-227-6310 United Perform. Metals_ 317-946-0025 Titanium Laube Titanium___805-388-1050x124 METAL DISTRIBUTORS J.M. Grisley________ 801-486-7519 Erickson Metals______ 877-543-6061 J.M. Grisley________ 208-861-8991 Coastal Metals_______ 800-811-7466 KTR Machine_______ 623-202-7177 Jacquet West_______310-684-4370 Methods West_______ 602-437-2220 Kloeckner Metals Corp___480-389-2883 Laube Titanium___ 805-388-1050x124 MMT, A Div of Productivty_303-571-4933 Olympic Metals______ 303-286-9700 Romi Machine Tools LLC_ 859-647-7566 Ryerson___________ 303-227-6310 Selway Machine Tool___ 888-735-9290 TW Metals__________800-203-8000 Sharp Precision______ 310-370-5990 United Perform. Metals_ 317-946-0025 Smith Machinery Co___ 801-263-6403 Western States Metals__ 801-978-0562 Tornos USA_________ 951-695-0342 Triad Machine________ 303-424-0268 NEW MACHINERY 3D Metal/ Additive ManufacturCNC Lathes ing Machines AME, Inc.__________303-922-9266 Production Machine Tools__ 425-881-1200 Doosan___________ 973-618-2500 Renishaw__________ 847-286-9953 Foothills Machinery_____ 303-466-3777 CHIP CUTTING J.M. Grisley_________ 801-486-7519 CNC Drilling/Tapping Methods West_______ 602-437-2220 J.M. Grisley_________ 208-861-8991 Hurco____________ 800-634-2416 CNC Mills AME, Inc._________ 303-922-9266 KTR Machine_________623-202-7177 Doosan__________ 973-618-2500 Methods West________ 602-437-2220 Foothills Machinery Sales__ 303-466-3777 MMT, A Div of Productivty_303-571-4933 Hurco___________ 800-634-2416 Romi Machine Tools LLC_ 859-647-7566

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Selway Machine Tool___ 888-735-9290 Sharp Precision______ 310-370-5990 Smith Machinery Co____801-263-6403 Triad Machine________303-424-0268 CNC Swiss Turn Machines AME, Inc._________ 303-922-9266 Methods West_______ 602-437-2220 MMT, A Div of Productivty_303-571-4933 Tornos USA_______ 951-695-0342 Triad Machine_______ 303-424-0268 EDM Machines AME, Inc._________ 303-922-9266 Desert EDM Sales_____ 480-816-6300 EDM Network_______ 480-836-1782 KNUTH Machine Tools____847-415-3333 Methods West_______ 602-437-2220


Sales Manager

Ph: +1 724 696 4340 x3437 Direct: +1 724 213 7290 Cell: +1 724 309 1940


101 Bilby Rd, Building #2 Hackettstown, NJ 07840

MMT, A Div of Productivty_303-571-4933 Smith Machinery Co___ 801-263-6403 Triad Machine_______ 303-424-0268 EDM Tooling Systems Desert EDM Sales_____ 480-816-6300 EDM Network_______ 480-836-1782 EDM Perform. Access.____ 800-336-2946 Global EDM Supply____ 480-836-8330 Manual Mills & Lathes KNUTH Machine Tools____847-415-3333 NEW MACHINERY FABRICATION Multicam__________ 970-218-9046 Production Machine Tools__ 425-881-1200 Angle Rolls Bud’s Machine Tools____ 385-271-6718 Revolution Machine Tools__ 385-355-0316 Band Saws Bud’s Machine Tools____ 385-271-6718 KNUTH Machine Tools____847-415-3333 Revolution Machine Tools__ 385-355-0316 Ultimate Machinery_____ 480-966-2000 Bar Feeders Edge Technologies______ 951-440-1574 Cold Saws KNUTH Machine Tools____847-415-3333 CNC Punching Centers S&S Machinery Sales___ 602-368-8542 AMADA America______ 303-670-9406

CNC Routers Multicam__________ 970-218-9046 Drill Lines Production Machine Tools__ 425-881-1200 Fiber Lasers Bud’s Machine Tools____ 385-271-6718 Multicam__________ 970-218-9046 Production Machine Tools__ 425-881-1200 Revolution Machine Tools__ 385-355-0316 Grinding Machines KNUTH Machine Tools____847-415-3333 Multitool USA_______ 800-660-0880 Iron Workers Production Machine Tools__ 425-881-1200 S&S Machinery Sales___ 602-368-8542 Laser Cutters AMADA America______ 303-670-9406 Bud’s Machine Tools____ 385-271-6718 KNUTH Machine Tools____847-415-3333 MMT, A Div of Productivty_303-571-4933 Production Machine Tools__ 425-881-1200 S&S Machinery Sales___ 602-368-8542 Triad Machine_______ 303-424-0268 Pipe & Tube Benders/Notchers Amada America______ 303-549-9167 S&S Machinery Sales___ 602-368-8542 Plate Rolls Bud’s Machine Tools____ 385-271-6718 Revolution Machine Tools__ 385-355-0316

Plasma Cutters KNUTH Machine Tools____ 847-415-3333 Multicam__________970-218-9046 Production Machine Tools__ 425-881-1200 Press Brakes AMADA America______ 303-670-9406 Bud’s Machine Tools____ 385-271-6718 Production Machine Tools__ 425-881-1200 Revolution Machine Tools__ 385-355-0316 S&S Machinery Sales___ 602-368-8542 Sawing Machines Production Machine Tools__ 425-881-1200 Shearing Machines Bud’s Machine Tools____ 385-271-6718 Revolution Machine Tools__ 385-355-0316 S&S Machinery Sales___ 602-368-8542 Welding Equipment Rocky Mountain Saw Blades303-761-3000 Welding Equipment: Spot Welders AMADA America______ 303-670-9406 OTHER ACCESSORIES Grinding Accessories Multitool USA_______ 800-660-0880 Tooling Systems Desert EDM Sales______ 480-816-6300 USA EDM Supply______ 480-836-8330

PLASTICS Acrylics And Polycarbonates Laird Plastics_______ 303-292-1687 Plastics: Fabrication Laird Plastics_______ 303-292-1687 Graphics Materials Laird Plastics_______ 303-292-1687 Mechanical/Engineering Material Laird Plastics_______ 303-292-1687 PRODUCTS Guns Layke Tactical_______ 602-272-2654

PROG. SYSTEMS CAD/CAMSoftware, CAD PALLET SYSTEMS AME, Inc._________ 303-922-9266 Delcam (Autodeck)_____ 877-35-2261 Automatic Pallet Systems Midaco___________ 847-593-8420 MultiCAM_________ 970-218-9046 SolidCAM_________ 530-863-0461 Automatic Door Opener PROTOTYPE MACHINERY Systems 3D Parts To Go________801-380-7935 Midaco___________ 847-593-8420 RECYCLING Manual Rotary Pallet Systems Recyclable Metals Midaco___________ 847-593-8420 Iron & Metals, Inc_____ 303-292-5555 Robotic Part Loading Systems Utah Metal Works_____ 801-364-5679 Midaco___________ 847-593-8420 Scrap Metal Recycling Iron & Metals, Inc_____ 303-292-5555 Woodworking Machines Pillar Machine________ 801-965-1900 Utah Metal Works_____ 801-364-5679 A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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MIKE DENISON BUSINESS LOAN OFFICER Benjamin Johnson ASNT Level III #210316 602-578-8109

ASNT, NAS 410, ASME Nadcap, ASTM, RT, UT, MT, PT

Office: 801-463-3597 Cell: 801-979-3361 Fax: 801-294-3319

The Industry’s Most Trusted Source to Buy, Sell, and Trade-In Used CNC, Plastics, and Sheet Metal Fabrication Machinery.


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Electrical: Breakers/Switches/ Starters Denver Breaker Supply __ 855-4UR-BRKR Engineering Services Advanced Coord. Tech ___ 303-469-6161 SAFETY Financing Fire Protection Systems Intech Funding______ 385-553-9208 Rotarex__________ 480-689-8756 Mobility Ramps & Stairs - Modular Univerity Federal Credit Union_ 801-463-3597 First Article Inspection EZ-Access_________ 800-451-1903 Advanced Coord. Tech _____303-469-6161 SERVICES AS9100 Certification Heavyhaul ABS Quality Evaluations_ 702-371-7591 IRH ____________801-972-5581 BMSC___________ 602-445-9400 Injection Molding MEP ___________ 801-863-7001 3D Parts To Go______ 801-380-7935 Sustaining Edge Solutions__ 888-572-9642 Inspection Services Calibration Services Advanced Coord. Tech _____303-469-6161 Advanced Coord. Tech ___ 303-469-6161 Insurance Services Klontech Industrial_____480-948-1871 Sentry Insurance_____ 877-373-6879 Western States Calibration_ 801-466-1700 Lean Consulting Consultant,3D Printing ABS Quality Evaluations_ 702-371-7591 H2 Solutions_________ 970-692-3344 MEP Center________ 801-587-0713 Consultant,Operational Process Improvement/ Audit Consultant, ISO ABS Quality Evaluations_ 702-371-7591 ABS Quality Evaluations_ 702-371-7591 BMSC ______________ 602-445-9400 BMSC___________ 602-445-9400 Sustaining Edge Solutions__ 888-572-9642 MEP ___________ 801-863-7001 X-Ray Sustaining Edge Solutions__ 888-572-9642 H2 Solutions_________ 970-692-3344 Certified Inspection Service__602-267-0661 Consultant,Supply Chain ISO9000 / AS9100 Cert. H2 Solutions_________ 970-692-3344 BMSC ______________ 602-445-9400 Improvement MEP Center________ 801-587-0713 H2 Solutions__________ 970-692-3344 Orion Registrar ________303-645-4017 Contract Inspection Sustaining Edge Solutions__ 888-572-9642 Advanced Coord. Tech ___ 303-469-6161 ISO Registrar Klontech Measure Sol___ 480-626-8131 Orion Registrar ________303-645-4017 Education Lean Manufacturing Ogden-Weber Tech College_ 801-395-3795 MEP Center________ 801-587-0713 ROBOTIC EQUIPMENT Integrated Systems Inc__ 928-649-9600 Robot Accessories SCHUNK___________ 919-452-4535

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Sustaining Edge Solutions__ 888-572-9642 Machine Tool Rebuilding EDM Network_______ 480-836-1782 Nadcap Approvals - Consulting Level III NDT Consulting_ 602-578-8109 Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Level III NDT Consulting_ 602-578-8109 Process Improvement BMSC ______________ 602-445-9400 MEP Center________ 801-587-0713 Sustaining Edge Solutions___ 888-572-9642

Static Tool Holders Von Ruden Mfg______ 763-682-0322 TRAINING MEP Center________ 801-587-0713 CAD/CAM Training Davis Applied Tech College___801-593-2483 MultiCAM_________ 970-218-9046 CNC/Conventional Machining Davis Applied Tech College___801-593-2483

Machining Software Reverse Engineering Davis Applied Tech College___801-593-2483 Advanced Coord. Tech ___ _303-469-6161 Diversified Metal Services___ 801-972-6093 MultiCAM_________ 970-218-9046 Klontech Measure Sol____ 480-626-8131 USED MACHINERY Rigging & Transfer EDM Network_________ 480-836-1782 Atlas Rigging & Transfer_ 801-539-3885 K.D. Capital Equipment____480-922-1674 IRH ___________ _801-972-5581 Methods West_________602-437-2220 Spindle Rebuilding GMN USA__________ 800-686-1679 ReSell CNC West_______480-694-991 Setco-Pope Spindles______866-362-0699 S&S Machinery Sales____602-368-8542 Selway Machine Tool___ 888-735-9290 Transportation WATERJET CUTTING IRH ____________801-972-5581 MACHINERY Consulting/Engineering Fabricating Equip Sales___303-466-7342 Von Ruden Mfg______ 763-682-0322 Flow International_______800-446-3569 SPINDLE REPAIR RMS Assembly & Mfg___ 303-777-3064 Global EDM Supply_____480-836-8330 Jend Machinery________303-775-3697 TOOLING Jorgenson Machine Tools____435-659-9455 PrecisionToolholding Products Von Ruden Mfg______ 763-682-0322 Multicam__________ 970-218-9046 OMAX Corp________ _800-838-0343 _ Tooling Systems Abrasives/Blast Media Von Ruden Mfg______ 763-682-0322 Barton International_ ____ 800-741-7756 Live Tool Holders Von Ruden Mfg______ 763-682-0322 GMA Garnet Group_____ 832-243-9300

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CHEMICAL PROCESSING ADDITIVE MFG/ 3 D PRINTING BMSC___________ 602-445-9400 Pillar Machine_________ 801-965-1900 PAS Technologies____ 480-487-1906 Faustson___________303-420-7422 MEP ___________ 801-863-7001 Quick Turn Machine______ 801-334-6800 SolidCAM_________ 530-863-0461 Sustaining Edge Solutions__ 888-572-9642 COATING Wrico_____________ 480-892-7800 PROTOTYPE MACHINERY Coating:Black Oxide AUTOMATION Calibration Services 3D Parts To Go________801-380-7935 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Advanced Coord. Tech ___ 303-469-6161 Fiero Automation_______ 303-431-3600 Coating:Chemfilm RECYCLING Electronics Assemblies Klontech Industrial_____480-948-1871 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Recyclable Metals Western States Calibration_801-466-1700 Advantage Manufacturing__ 877-7270281 Iron & Metals, Inc_____ 303-292-5555 CAID Industries________ 435-890-8823 Coating: Liquid Consultant,3D Printing Utah Metal Works_____ 801-364-5679 H2 Solutions_________ 970-692-3344 Pilkington Metal Finishing_ 801-972-2146 Welded Assemblies Scrap Metal Recycling Petersen____________ 800-410-6789 Coating: Nickel/ Teflon/Chrome Consultant,Supply Chain Iron & Metals, Inc_____ 303-292-5555 H2 Solutions_________ 970-692-3344 Weiser Engineering______ 303-280-2778 Coating Technologies____623-581-2648 Utah Metal Works_____ 801-364-5679 Qualified Rapid Products__ 801-999-4297 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 BAR CODING ROBOTIC EQUIPMENT Coating:Zinc & Mag.Phos. Design/Engineering Western Sintering_______ 509-375-3096 Integrated Systems Inc__ 928-649-9600 Qualified Rapid Products__ 801-999-4297 Coating Technologies____623-581-2648 BROACHING PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 ASSEMBLIES SAFETY Ponderosa Ind_________ 303-298-1801 Fire Protection Systems Advantage Manufacturing__877-727-0281 Precision Mach’d Products__ 970-482-7676 COMPOSITES Rotarex__________ 480-689-8756 Acu-Tec CNC_________ 303-365-9245 S.A. Composites________ 970-776-3877 Specialty Steel Services____ 801-539-8252 Mobility Ramps & Stairs Bar-S Machine_________928-636-2115 DESIGNCAD/CAM CASTINGS Modular CAID Industries_______ 435-890-8823 Bar-S Machine_________ 928-636-2115 Die Casting EZ-Access_________ 800-451-1903 Dayton Rogers______ 763-717-6303 TVT Die Casting________ 800-280-2278 H& S Machine_________ 801-755-7627 SERVICES JD Machine________ 801-782-4403 Die Casting: Aluminum/Zinc DIES AS9100 Certification TVT Die Casting________ 800-280-2278 Able Machining & Eng.__ 801-268-6766 ABS Quality Evaluations_ 702-371-7591 Petersen__________ 800-410-6789 A2Z MANUFACTURING ROCKY MOUNTAIN •

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Paramount Machine Office: 801.886.2755 Fax: 801.886.2759

ELECTROPOLISHING Qualtek_________ 719-598-3394 X23 ENGINEERING/DESIGN Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-727-0281 AzMark___________480-926-8969 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 EDM Custom Design & Mfg____435-257-0668 EDM: Drilling Small Hole Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 LAYKE, Inc.__________ 602-272-2654 Precision Tech________801-285-7288 Micropulse West_______ 480-966-2300 Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 EDM: Ram-Type (Sinking) Reverse Engineering Innovative Precision____ 801-334-6317 Precision Tech________801-285-7288 Maverick Mold & Machine_ 970-535-4604 FABRICATION Micropulse West_______ 480-966-2300 Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-727-0281 Prec. Mach’d Products____ 970-482-7676 Aero Tech________ 801-292-0493 EDM: Wire CAID Industries______435-890-8823 Custom Design & Mfg____ 435-257-0668 Dayton Rogers_______ 763-717-6303 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 EDM Express_______ 800-780-7075 EMJD Corporation______ 303-761-5236 Innovative Precision______801-334-6317 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Micropulse West_______ 480-966-2300 Kustom Koncepts______ 307-472-0818 Paramount Machine____ 801-886-2755 Mountain View Machine __435-755-0500 Qualtek_________ 719-598-3394 X23 Petersen__________ 800-410-6789 The Toolroom Inc.______ 801-773-6331 Pillar Machine______ 801-965-1900 Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Wrico____________ 480-892-7800 Wrico____________480-892-7800 A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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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 Bandsaw LLC_________303-744-7181 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 EMJD Corp__________ 303-761-5236 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 Group Mfg Serv_______480-966-3952 Kustom Koncepts______ 307-472-0818 Petersen__________800-410-6789 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 Petersen__________ 800-410-6789 FINISHING Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-727-0281 Arizona Finishing______602-438-4443 Coating Technologies____623-581-2648 CPCS_____________303-438-8328 Gold Tech Industries_____ 480-968-1930 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Precision Mach’d Prod____ 970-482-7676 Qualtek________ 719-598-3394 X23 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Superior Grinding______801-487-9700 TVT Die Casting_______800-280-2278

Wasatch Powder Coating__ 801-718-7969 Shot Peen Finishing: One Stop PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-727-0281 Silk Screening PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Arizona Finishing______602-438-4443 Glass Bead Clean Aluminum (Medium & Large) Coating Technologies____623-581-2648 Aero Tech________ 801-292-0493 Gold Tech Industries_____480-968-1930 GAS NITRIDING PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Blanchard Metals Proc.___801-972-5590 Iron Phosphates GEAR CUTTING Wasatch Powder Coating__ 801-718-7969 Ponderosa Ind________ 303-298-1801 Passivation Specialty Steel Svcs____ 801-539-8252 Certified Inspection Service___602-267-0661 Gear Hobbing Coating Technologies____623-581-2648 Ponderosa Ind_ _______ 303-298-1801 Gold Tech Industries_____ 480-968-1930 GRINDING Qualtek________ 719-598-3394 X23 AzMark___________480-926-8969 Photochemical/Etching VACCO Industries______626-443-7121 Diversified Metal Services__ 801-972-6093 GMN USA_________ 800-686-1679 Powder Coating Arizona Finishing______602-438-4443 Prec. Mach’d Products__ 970-482-7676 CPCS_____________303-438-8328 Ron Grob Co.________970-667-5320 Pilkington Metal Finishing_ 801-972-2146 Steel Services Grinding___ 800-662-0126 Qualtek________ 719-598-3394 X23 Sun Grinding________602-238-9595 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Superior Grinding______801-487-9700 Wasatch Powder Coating__ 801-718-7969 The Toolroom Inc.______ 801-773-6331 Sandblasting Grinding, Blanchard Wasatch Powder Coating__ 801-718-7969 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 Passivation Gold Tech Industries_____ 480-968-1930 Polishing Gold Tech Industries_____ 480-968-1930 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 Pilkington Metal Finishing__801-972-2146 Qualtek_________ 719-598-3394 X23 Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 The Toolroom Inc.______ 801-773-63311 HONING/LAPPING LAYKE, Inc._________602-272-2654 Precision Tech________801-285-7288 IDENTIFICATION 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 49 49

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Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 Wrico____________480-892-7800 Laser Cutting: Pipe&Tube Richards Fab______ 801-409-0392 Laser Engraving Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Laser Marking Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 MACHINING Acu-Tec CNC_________303-365-9245 Advantage Manufacturing___ 877-727-0281 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 CM Manufacturing____ 406-543-4450 Custom Design & Mfg____435-257-0668 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 Flex-Pro___________ 480-773-3239 Kings Peak Manufacturing_ 801-337-5926 Loveridge Machine Co.___ 801-262-1414 LV Swiss___________435-635-1482 Machinists Inc_______ 800-244-4130 Mountain View Machine__435-755-0500 Petersen__________ 800-410-6789 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 TVT Die Casting______ 800-280-2278 Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

Machining: 3D Faustson___________303-420-7422 Qualified Rapid Products__ 801-999-4297 Machining: 5 Axis Accutech Machine______ 801-975-1117 AzMark___________480-926-8969 Faustson___________303-420-7422 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Machinists Inc_______ 800-244-4130 Paramount Machine___ 801-886-2755 Precision Tech________801-285-7288 Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 S.A. Composites_______ 970-776-3877 Machining: Aerospace AzMark___________480-926-8969 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 CM Manufacturing____ 406-543-4450 Flex-Pro___________480-773-3239 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 Petersen__________ 800-410-6789 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: 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

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Acu-Tec CNC_________303-365-9245 Accutech Machine______ 801-975-1117 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 Apex Engineering_____ 435-713-0072 Bar-S Machine_______ 928-636-2115 CM Manufacturing____ 406-543-4450 Cornerstone Machine___ 801-731-8862 Custom Design & Mfg____435-257-0668 Denver Precision Products__ 303-469-1771 DMSI___________801-972-6093 DRP Machine_______ 801-699-4372 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 EPOCS Mfg________970-535-4540 Faustson__________ 303-420-7422 Flex-Pro___________ 480-773-3239 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 Petersen___________800-410-6789 Pinnacle Precision____435-563-2722 Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800

Machining: Contract Acu-Tec CNC_________303-365-9245 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Machinists Inc_______ 800-244-4130 Paramount Machine____801-886-2755 Petersen__________ 800-410-6789 Radtech__________ 303-789-4247 Electromechanical Design Skydandee Mfg______ 801-774-8031 Machining: DoD CM Manufacturing____ 406-543-4450 Petersen__________ 800-410-6789 Machining: Large Petersen__________ 800-410-6789 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 Electromechanical Design RD Machine & Mfg____ 801-977-0447 VACCO Industries_____ 626-443-7121 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Machining:Medical Teton Machining_____ 208-642-9344 A&L Machining_______303-373-1540 The Toolroom Inc._______ 801-773-6331 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 Wrico___________ 480-892-7800 LV Swiss___________435-635-1482 Pinnacle Precision____435-563-2722 Machining: Composites Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 Teton Machining_____ 208-642-9344

Machining: Milling Acu-Tec CNC_________303-365-9245 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 Cornerstone Machine___ 801-731-8862 DRP Machine_______ 801-699-4372 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Kings Peak Manufacturing_ 801-337-5926 Machinists Inc_______ 800-244-4130 Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 Mountain View Machine__435-755-0500 Petersen__________ 800-410-6789 Pillar Machine______801-965-1900 Prec. Mach’d Products__970-482-7676 Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 Ron Grob Co.________970-667-5320 Machining: Mold Base Maverick Mold & Machine___970-535-4604 Machining: Production Able Machining & Eng.__ 801-268-6766 Acu-Tec CNC_________303-365-9245 CM Manufacturing____ 406-543-4450 Cornerstone Machine___ 801-731-8862 Custom Design & Mfg___ 435-257-0668 Elite Machie_________ 801-710-7891 Faustson__________ 303-420-7422 Flex-Pro___________ 480-773-3239 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 Petersen__________ 800410-6789 Ponderosa Ind________ 303-298-1801 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 Machining: Prototype Able Machining & Eng.__ 801-268-6766 Accutech Machine______ 801-975-1117 Acu-Tec CNC_________303-365-9245 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 Apex Engineering_____ 435-713-0072 Bar-S Machine_______ 928-636-2115 Cornerstone Machine___ 801-731-8862 Custom Design & Mfg____435-257-0668 Denver Precision______ 303-469-1771 Faustson___________303-420-7422 Flex-Pro ___________ 480-773-3239 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 Petersen_________800-410-6789 Pillar Machine______ 801-965-1900

Quick Turn Machine_____801-334-6800 Radtech__________ 303-789-4247 RD Machine & Mfg____ 801-977-0447 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 Skydandee Mfg______ 801-774-8031 S.A.Composites______ 970-776-3877 The Toolroom Inc._____ 801-773-6331

Machining: Precision Able Machining & Eng.__ 801-268-6766 Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-727-0281 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 CM Manufacturing____ 406-543-4450 Cornerstone Machine___ 801-731-8862 Flex-Pro___________ 480-773-3239 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Kings Peak Manufacturing_ 801-337-5926 Loveridge Machine Co.___ 801-262-1414 LV Swiss___________435-635-1482 Newport Tool________801-295-7411 Petersen_________800-410-6789 Pinnacle Precision____435-563-2722 Ponderosa Ind________ 303-298-1801 Quick Turn Machine_____801-334-6800 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 Precision Machined Prod.__ 970-482-7676 TVT Die Casting_______800-280-2278 Machining: R & D Acu-Tec CNC_________303-365-9245 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 Custom Design & Mfg____435-257-0668 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431

Flex-Pro___________ 480-773-3239 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Pillar Machine______ 801-965-1900

Machining: Swiss Bar-S Machine_______ 928-636-2115 Denver Precision Products__ 303-469-1771 HPMP____________ 801-619-9850 LV Swiss___________435-635-1482 Pacific Swiss & Manufacturing_ 503-557-9407 Pinnacle Precision____435-563-2722 Ron Grob Co.________970-667-5320 Teton Machining_______208-642-9344 Machining: Turning Acu-Tec CNC_________303-365-9245 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 Apex Engineering_____ 435-713-0072 AzMark___________480-926-8969 Bar-S Machine_______ 928-636-2115 Custom Design & Mfg____435-257-0668 Denver Precision Products__ 303-469-1771 DRP Machine_______ 801-699-4372 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 Faustson__________ 303-420-7422 HPMP____________ 801-619-9850 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 LAYKE, INC__________602-272-2654 Leading Edge Machine___ 435-563-9425 Machinists Inc_______ 800-244-4130 Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 Mountain View Machine___ 435-755-0500 RD Machine & Mfg____ 801-977-0447 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724

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Teton Machining_______208-642-9344 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 Group Mfg Serv______480-966-3952 Petersen___________800-410-6789 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 L.A.R. Manufacturing___ 801-280-3505 Petersen___________800-410-6789 Precision Tech________801-285-7288 Rapid Prototyping Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Robotic CNC DMSI____________ 801-972-6093 A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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 L.A.R. Manufacturing___ 801-280-3505 METAL STAMPING Qualtek________ 719-598-3394 X23 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 Loveridge Machine Co.___ 801-262-1414 Maverick Mold & Machine_ 970-535-4604 Molds: Plastic Injection Maverick Mold & Machine_ 970-535-4604 Molds Steel DMSI____________ 801-972-6093 Aero Tech_________ 801-292-0493 Arizona Finishing_____602-438-4443 Loveridge Machine Co.___ 801-262-1414

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PAINTING Rolling: thread Coating Technologies_____ 623-581-2648 Ron Grob Co.________970-667-5320 CPCS_____________303-438-8328 ROUTERING, CNC Pillar Machine______ 801-965-1900 Micropulse West_______480-966-2300 Richards Fab_________ 801-409-0392 SAW CUTTING PLATING Diversified Metal Services__ 801-972-6093 Blanchard Metals Proc.__ 801-972-5590 SHOT PEENING Foresight Finishing_____480-921-0000 Blanchard Metals Proc.___801-972-5590 Gold Tech Industries___ 480-968-1930 SINTERING PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Western Sintering______509-375-3096 Anodizing SPINNING: METAL Blanchard Metals Proc.___801-972-5590 Metal Spinning Solutions__ 480-899-0939 Pilkington Metal Finishing_ 801-972-2146 SPLINES Qualtek________ 719-598-3394 X23 Specialty Steel Services__ 801-539-8252 Copper SPRINGS Foresight Finishing_____480-921-0000 Custom/Compression/ExtenGold Tech Industries___ 480-968-1930 sion/Assembly/Torsion Electroless Nickel Ace Wire Spring & Form__ 412-458-4831 Foresight Finishing_____480-921-0000 Flat & Wire Gold Tech Industries___ 480-968-1930 Ace Wire Spring & Form__ 412-458-4831 Gold/Silver Plate SPRING WORKS Utah____ 801-298-0113 Gold Tech Industries___ 480-968-1930 STAMPING Nickel/Chrome/ Dayton Rogers_______ 763-717-6303 Copper Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 Foresight Finishing_____480-921-0000 Precision Die & Stamping__480-967-2038 Gold Tech Industries___ 480-968-1930 Qualtek________ 719-598-3394 X23 Tin Plate Foresight Finishing_____480-921-0000 Richards Fab______ 801-409-0392 Gold Tech Industries___ 480-968-1930 The Toolroom Inc.______ 801-773-6331 Thompson Machine___ 505-823-1453 POLISHING Wrico__________ 480-892-7800 Gold Tech Industries___ 480-968-1930 Stamping:Aerospace PRECISION FORMING Precision Die & Stamping__480-967-2038 Richards Fab________801-409-0392 Thompson Machine_____505-823-1453 Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Wrico____________480-892-7800 Qualtek________ 719-598-3394 X23 Stamping:Deep Draw PROCESSING: METAL Qualtek________ 719-598-3394 X23 Chemical Thompson Machine___ 505-823-1453 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Wrico__________ 480-892-7800 Etching/Photochemical Stamping:Design VACCO Industries_____ 626-443-7121 The Toolroom Inc.______ 801-773-6331 Stamping:Flat Forming PUNCHING SPRING WORKS Utah____ 801-298-0113 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Group Manufacturing Serv_ 480-966-3952 Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Stamping:Foil Forming Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Stamping: Light REPAIR SPRING WORKS Utah____ 801-298-0113 Bearing Surface Denver Machine Shop____303-295-6000 Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Hydraulic Cylinder Stamping:Precision Denver Machine Shop____303-295-6000 Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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Ron Grob Co.________970-667-5320 TESTING Testing: Non-Destructive Blanchard Metals Proc.___801-972-5590 Pilkington Metal Finishing___ 801-972-2146 TOOL & DIE Newport Tool________801-295-7411 Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Wrico____________480-892-7800 Tool & Cutter Grinding BC Tool & Cutter Grinding__ 713-638-0303 Exact Tool Grinding_____ 801-712-2720 TOOLING Mountain View Machine__ 435-755-0500 Western Sintering______509-375-3096 Custom Tooling BC Tool & Cutter Grinding__ 713-638-0303

Tool Coating BC Tool & Cutter Grinding__ 713-638-0303 Tool Refurbishing BC Tool & Cutter Grinding__ 713-638-0303 WATERJET CUTTING Diversified Metal Services__ 801-972-6093 Leading Edge Machine___435-563-9425 Mountain View Machine__435-755-0500 Southwest Waterjet-Laser__480-306-7748 WELDING Able Machining & Eng.__ 801-268-6766 Advantage Manufacturing___ 877-727-0281 Dayton Rogers_______ 763-717-6303 Denver Machine Shop____303-295-6000 ENS Welding Service____208-670-0538 H& S Machine_______ 801-755-7627 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Kustom Koncepts______ 307-472-0818 Mountain View Machine__435-755-0500 Pillar Machine______ 801-965-1900 Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 Richards Fab______ 801-409-0392 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 Wrico__________ 480-892-7800 Pre-Fabricated Pipe Welding ENS Welding Service__ 208-670-0538 Welding: Aluminum Medium & Large Petersen__________ 800-410-6789 Richards Fab______ 801-409-0392 Welding: Orbital Richards Fab______ 801-409-0392

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WIRE FORMING Flat & Wire Ace Wire Spring & Form__ 412-458-4831 SPRING WORKS Utah___ 801-298-0113 ASSOCIATIONS N. Utah NTMA_______ 801-337-7097

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Precision Die & Stamping__480-967-2038 Qualtek________ 719-598-3394 X23 Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Wrico____________480-892-7800 Stamping:Prototype Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Wrico____________480-892-7800 Stamping:Short Run Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Wrico____________ 480-892-7800 SWISS SCREW MCHG. Denver Precision Products__ 303-469-1771 Pacific Swiss & Manufacturing_ 503-557-9407 Screwing: Lead

Welding: Pipe ENS Welding Service__ 208-670-0538 Welding: Precision Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-727-0281 Petersen_________800-410-6789 Richards Fab______ 801-409-0392 Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 Welding: Robotic Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 Welding: TIG Mountain View Machine___ 435-755-0500 Petersen__________ 800-410-6789

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Index of Advertisers 5th Axis...11,42 A&L Machining...51 Accutech Machine Inc...49 Ace Wire Spring & Form...52 Acu-Tec CNC...47 Advantage Manufacturing...48 Aero Tech Mfg...48 AMADA America...41 AME, Inc...42 Arizona Finishing...50 Atlas Rigging & Transfer...46 AZ Tool Steel...47 Bar-S Machine, Inc...48 Barton Mines...44 BC Tool & Cutter Grinding...49 Bemsco...48 Blanchard Metals Proc...48 BMSC...30,46 Bud’s Equipment...44 Bud’s Machine Tools...45 Canyon State Oil ...41,42,56 Castrol ...56 Chemtool...41 Chipblaster...41 CM Manufacturing...51 Coastal Metals...12,44 Coating Technologies...29,49 Custom Design & Mfg...47 Custom Powder Cutting Sol...49 Davis Applied Tech College...43 Dayton Lamina...46 Denver Breaker & Supply...2,46 Denver Machine Shop...48 Denver Precision Products...50 DMG...42 DMSI...47 Doosan...42 Dormer Pramet...17,42 DRP Machine...50 Dynamic Design & Mfg...52 Edge Technologies...44 EDM Network...28,43 EDM Perf. Accessories...41,43 EMJD Corp....49 ENS Welding...53 EPOCS Mfg...48 A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

Erickson Metals...16,41 Exact Tool Grinding...53 EZ-Access...44 Faustson...27,48 Fiero Automation...24,42 Flex-Pro...40,49 Flow International...41 Foothills Machinery...23,42 Foresight Finishing...52 Gage Lab Products...42 Ganesh Machinery...46 GMA Garnet...26,46 GMN USA...27,42 Gold Tech Industries...47 Group Manufacturing...48 H2 Solutions...43 HAAS Automation...15,41 Horizon Carbide...43 Hurco...23,45 Imaginetics...47 Industrial Heat Treat Co...49 Innovative Measuring Systems...43 Innovative Precision...47 Intech Funding...46 IRH...44 Iron & Metals, Inc..31,44 Jacquet West...43 JD Machine...47 Jensen Precision...52 J.M. Grisley..5,41-45 K.D. Capital Equipment...46 Kings Peak...50 Kloeckner Metals...45 Klontech Industrial...42 Knuth Machine Tools...44 KTR Machine...44 Kustom Koncepts...48 Laird Plastics...45 Laube Titanium...43 LAYKE Inc...52 Layke Tactical...45 Leading Edge Machine...50 LeGrand. (C2G)..43 Level III Nadcap Consulting...46 LK Metrology..15,.42 Loveridge Machine...51

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LV Swiss...51 Mario Pinto...43 Maverick Mold & Machine...47 MEP Center...46 Metal Supermarkets...20,45 Metalcraft...50 Methods West...3,41 Micropulse West ...47 Midaco...44 Mitutoyo...42 MMT, A Div of Productivity ...13,41-45 Mountain View...47 MP Systems...41 MultiCam...45 Multi-Tool...45 Nelson Engineering...48 Newport Tool...51 NUNTMA...25, 53 O’Keefe Ceramics...39,50 Ogden-Weber Tech College...43 OGP...42 Olympic Metals...10,44 Omax...41 Orion Registrar...43 Pacific Swiss & Manufacturing...51 Paramount Machine...48 Petersen 21,47,48,50-53 Pilkington Metal Finishing...49 Pillar Machine...51 Pinnacle Precision...51 Precision Die & Stamping....53 Precision Tech...51 Production Machine Tools...45 Qualichem...44 Qualified Rapid Products...47 Qualtek...51 QuickTurn Machine...34-35,47 Radtech...50 RD Machine...52 Renishaw..42 Resell CNC West...46 Revolution Machine Tools...44 Richards Fab...48 Rocky Mountain Saw Blades...38,44 Roentgen USA...44

Romi Machine Tools, Ltd...44 Ron Grob CO....49 Rotarex...45 Royal Products...22,41 RP Machining, Inc. ..50 Ryerson...7,41,43-45 SA Composites...53 S&S Machinery...46 Sandvik...44 SCHUNK...41 Selway Machine Tool..1,18-19,41 Sentry Insurance...46 Setco Spindles & Slides...42 Shop Tools, Inc..42 Skydandee Mfg...47 Smith Machinery...41,55 Southwest Waterjet & Laser...53 Specialty Steel Serv....36,48 SPRING WORKS Utah...52 Standard Aero...48 Star Metal Fluids...9,41,43 Star Precision...48 Steel Services Grinding...49 Sun Grinding...49 Superior Grinding..8,49 Sustaining Edge Solutions...42 Teton Machining...50 The ToolRoom Inc...53 Thompson Machine...49 Toolnet International...41 Total Quality Systems...43 TVT Die Casting...37,47 TW Metals...44 Ultimate Manufacturing...43 United Perform Metals...33,43 University Federal Credit Union...46 Utah Metal Works, Inc...14,44 Vacco...49 Von Ruden Mfg...41 Wasatch Powder Coating...49 Weiser/Mile High Precision...53 Western Sintering...53 Western States Calibration...45 Western States Metals...32,42 Wrico Stamping...49 Zeiss Industrial...43




“Technology Solutions For Competitive Manufacturing” 41 West Guest Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 801-263-6403

An ISO 9001:2008 Certified Company

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1977-2017 1977-2019

Building CNC Machines In The U.S. For 43 Years


In Memory of Tracy D. Smith Smith Machinery Co. Thanks Its Customers For The Opportunity To Serve You! This Year, The Company Is Celebrating Our 40th Year In Partnership with Mazak! July 28th, 1932 – December 30th, 2018

Clark Smith, 4th Generation Smith of the Family Business, Says, “Over the years we of machines Smith Machinery Co., Inc. have sold more thanCo-Founder 700 new Mazak to our customers in the Mountain States. 1985-6 the American Machine Distributors Association We have Chairman also sold 80of Mazak 5-Axis Machines. OurTool experience with 5-Axis machining sets us apart. ”

“A Gentleman and an Advocate for U.S. Manufacturing”

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