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Vol. 12, No. 5, Sept/ Oct 2019

Rocky Mountain Edition (CO, UT, MT, WY, ID.)

MMT, A Division of Productivity Inc., Thanks All of Its Utah Customers And Suppliers For Helping To Celebrate The New SLC Facility Grand Opening!

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“Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt The ‘New Colossus’, a poem by Emma Lazarus, is engraved on the base of the Statute of Liberty. Its most famous line, declaring to the world that America is ready to accept the “huddled masses” who are “yearning to breathe free”, has long been referenced to show America’s appreciation of immigrants.

Lately, we can’t stop talking about immigration. It’s a topic that spurs political debates and sensationalized headlines, creates conflict and opportunity, and affects the world over. Though the topic has been largely focused on negativity, it is clear that in our great country, we are a better nation for it. Immigrants have brought blue jeans, Google, tacos, Apple, hip-hop, and way too many other things to the US than we can list here. And in America, according to a report put together by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the United States far and away leads the world in total immigrant population. Indeed, the United States has more than 46 million total immigrants, making up nearly 20 percent of the world’s total immigrant population. Just what has immigration done for us? Here are just a few key statistics that demonstrate the value of immigrants. • Immigrants start businesses. According to the Small Business Administration, immigrants are 30 percent more likely to start a business in the United States than non-immigrants, and 18 percent of all small business owners in the United States are immigrants. • Immigrants develop cutting-edge technologies and companies. According to the National Venture Capital Association, immigrants have started 25 percent of public U.S. companies that were backed by venture capital investors. This list includes Google, eBay,Yahoo!, Sun Microsystems, and Intel. • Immigrants are our engineers, scientists, and innovators. According to the Census Bureau, despite making up only 16 percent of the resident population holding a bachelor’s degree or higher, immigrants represent 33 percent of engineers, 27 percent of mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientist, and 24 percent of physical scientists. Additionally, according to the Partnership for a New American Economy, in 2011, foreign-born inventors were credited with contributing to more than 75 percent of patents issued to the top 10 patent-producing universities. We are all immigrants or descendants of immigrants — and we are all one of the reasons that America is exceptional. Even after two centuries, America is always young, always looking to the future, always confident that our greatest days are still to come.We celebrate the contributions of all Americans to building our nation and its economy, including the generations of immigrants. On 25th September 2015, leaders from 193 member states of the United Nations met to discuss the world’s problems and decide on a plan to tackle them.They named this plan the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (commonly known as the Global Goals). These Global Goals have a provision that specifically calls on countries to promote humane immigration laws.Let us celebrate our diversity in the United States as one of our greatest strengths! Until next issue, I wish you the best and God Bless our Troops!

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Announcements & Releases United Performance Metals Showcases Their Products And Services At Several Upcoming Tradeshows

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United Performance Metals is pleased to be showcasing our products and services at these upcoming tradeshows:The International Fastener Expo in Las Vegas, NV Booth #1359, the International Titanium Association in Mobile, AL Booth #419, and FABTECH in Chicago, IL in Booth #D46255. UPM is a global distributor of high-performance metals serving customers in a variety of industries including aerospace, fastener, medical, power generation, oil and gas, semiconductor and many others. UPM offers a comprehensive inventory of products, including Stainless Steel, Nickel Alloys, Cobalt Alloys, Cobalt Chrome Moly, Titanium, Duplex Stainless Steel, PRODEC®, Aluminum and Alloy Steel. FIRSCUT+® Processing Services include Cut-to-Length, Leveling, Slitting, Edging, Shearing, Laser Cutting, Laser Gauge Measurement,Water Jet Cutting, Plasma Cutting, Sawing, Precision Cold Saw Cutting, Precision Blanks, First Stage Machining, HeatTreating, Ultra SonicTesting, Boring,Trepanning and Deburring. www.upmet.com

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NTMA Annual Fall Conference October 15-18, 2019 Austin, TX The Westin Austin Downtown, 310 East 5th Street, Austin, TX 78701 NTMA’s signature event is not to be missed! Our Annual Fall Conference pulls together all that is great about NTMA into three days packed with networking, advocacy and learning.You’ll enjoy nationally acclaimed speakers, roundtable discussions, social events and sessions designed to educate and inspire -- consider it an opportunity to recharge both personally and professionally.

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Utah Hosts The First Ever Machining And Welding Workforce Summit The first ever Machining and Welding Workforce Summit will be held November 19, 2019 at the Salt Lake Community College (Karen G. Miller Conference Center). This half-day event is a joint effort of the manufacturing industry, state government and education to address the critical shortage of machinists and welders in Utah. Attendees will learn about the resources available for training employees, and best practices in workforce development. Opportunities will be provided to network with other employers to build collaborative relationships. These relationships are key in improving the perception of the manufacturing industry and constructing individual pipelines of talented young people. Having a strong economic climate in Utah provides many opportunities for manufacturing, however it also comes with a critically low unemployment rate. According to the Economic Development Corporation of Utah, the number of manufacturing jobs in the state has grown by 11 percent over the past five years. Meanwhile, medical equipment manufacturing jobs increased by 27 percent during that same time period. Filling those jobs presents a challenge for many companies in Utah, which struggle to find enough qualified candidates for both entry-level jobs, as well as those that require more advanced training and experience. (Utah Business Magazine, January 2017) Together we can overcome the challenges facing the manufacturing industry, and continue to provide safe, technical, rewarding jobs for generations to come.

3rd Annual National Metalworking Reshoring Award Four leading manufacturing associations have announced the 3rd National Metalworking Reshoring Award. Companies that have successfully reshored products, parts or tooling made primarily by metal forming, fabricating, casting or machining, including additive manufacAnnouncements Continued Page 8


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turing, are invited to apply.The Reshoring Initiative, the PMA, NTMA, and AMT are pleased to sponsor this competition.

To be eligible for the award, the work must have been reshored between January 1, 2013, and May 31, 2020, from outside North America to North America. Reshoring includes work that is produced either inhouse or outsourced. A complete definition of reshoring is available here. Applications must be submitted by June 30, 2020.To view award details and enter to win, visit www.amtonline.org/reshoringaward. “In 2018 over 1,300 companies announced they were shifting jobs to the U.S. from offshore, up 38% from 2017. Jobs reshored since 2010 account for 3.3% of total U.S. manufacturing employment,” said Harry Moser, founder and president of the Reshoring Initiative. “There is still time for companies to decide to reshore and be eligible for the Award. We also hope that other associations will choose to support similar awards to show that their industries are also now successfully reshoring.” Sherrill Manufacturing received the 2019 National Metalworking Reshoring Award in recognition of the company’s success bringing manufacturing back home to the United States. Sherrill’s success demonstrates that it is feasible to reshore completely lost product categories. When Oneida Limited ceased operations, all U.S. flatware production had been lost, primarily to Asia. Sherrill Mfg. took over the Oneida flatware factory, launched innovative products under the Liberty Tabletop brand, and found a more efficient way to market those products. A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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Questions about the National Metalworking Reshoring Award can be directed to Harry Moser at 847-867-1144 or harry.moser@reshorenow.org. The 2020 National Metalworking Reshoring Award will be presented next fall during IMTS 2020.

Building a Manufacturing Pipeline for the Future Main Conference Contacts:Frank Stewart —BridgerlandTech College —Ph: 435.213.1863Hope Riska —HFO Productivity MN/HTEC — Ph: 763.742.1275Natalie Breinholt —HFO MMT Salt Lake City —Ph: 801.886.2221 Mark your calendars now to join us in Logan, Utah for the 3rd Rocky Mountain Regional HTEC CNC Educator Conference! Friday, October 11 will begin with two Industry tours from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM, followed by a special Networking Event at the Firehouse Pizzeria (behind SpringHill Suites) from 6 PM to 9 PM. Saturday’s conference (8 AM to 4 PM) will include Industry/Educator Roundtable sessions, HTEC Partner presentations, lab tours and demonstrations, as well as a special Panel Discussion including local industry and educational professionals. Friday & Saturday, October 11-12, 2019 Bridgerland Technical College1301 North 600 WestLogan, Utah 84321Registration is FREE and open to all CNC Educators, HTEC Partners & Industry (Manufacturing) ProfessionalsClick HEREfor Announcements Continued Page 10


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ITA Spotlight On United Performance Metals

NTMA/AMT Technology Awards The NTMA/AMT Technology Awards were a development of the NTMA Technology Team initiative to bring value to members. The intent of these awards is to recognize NTMA/AMT member companies that are working to advance their company in either technology/ best practices or business/cultural practices.

Winners in each category receive: Social media exposure through all NTMA and AMT platforms Two-page spread in the RECORD Presentation at the MFG Meeting or Fall Conference Free registration at the FG Meeting or Fall Conference $1,200 reward Webinar Travel paid for up to $1,000 Plaque to be given out at either the MFG Meeting or the Fall Conference If applicable, National Associate Member (NAM) to provide exposure for winner on all NAM platforms Submit nominations online by December 15, 2019. A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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United Performance Metals had the opportunity to work with the International Titanium Association to produce a new company video. It provides an inside look at UPM as narrated by Curt Gillingham, Director of Sales; Jerry St. Clair, Director of Product Management; and Jeff Hopper, Chicago Operations Lead. These gentlemen offer a meaningful exploration of UPM, walking through the company genesis, our locations, the industries we serve, and the breadth of products and services we offer.

Through their narrative and the on-site video footage from our Chicago and Cincinnati service centers, the UPM narrators explain that “Quality Solutions. Trusted Partners” is more than just a tagline; it’s who we are. We’re very proud of our team and the work they do to uphold this objective. Announcements Continued Page 12


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Announcements Continued As a member of the International Titanium Association, we are honored to be part of the “Industry Spotlight” video series from ITA. United Performance Metals’ video will be featured between general sessions at the ITA conference in Mobile, Alabama this September.

or left hand. Compatible with CNC, Swiss and conventional machines, this design improves rigidity and increases cutting performance. Shanks are available in common standard and metric sizes.

The video is available for viewing on the company website www.upmet.com. Look for it under the media tab within our list of videos. You can watch all videos produced by UPM on our YouTube channel as well. https://www.youtube.com/user/upmetals

These tools, along with the entire THINBIT® line of cutting tools, will be on display at WESTEC 2019 in Booth Number 1862, or for more information regarding the entireTHINBIT® line, please visit our website at www.thinbit.com.

United Performance Metals (UPM), an O’Neal Industries affiliate company, is a global distributor of high-performance specialty metals. UPM’s full line of high strength, high temperature, and corrosion resistant materials coupled with FIRSTCUT+® Processing Services provides quality solutions which support a variety of industries including aerospace, fastener, medical, power generation, oil and gas, semiconductor and many others. UPM is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and maintains nine service centers worldwide. For more information, visit www.upmet.com.

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Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, is very pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Mark Wright as its President and Chief Executive Officer effective September 13, 2019. Mr.Wright will assume all operating functions of Methods Machine Tools, Inc. including the Sudbury Ma headquarters and all 7 direct offices throughout the United States as well as its National distribution network. “During this time of transformation, new technologies, emerging industries, and product innovation, there is no better perAnnouncements Continued Page 14


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Announcements Continued son to lead Methods into the future than Mark Wright,” said Scott McIver, Chairman of the Board and 3rd Generation owner. “Mark is a proven leader in manufacturing and distribution disciplines. His strategic ideas, goals and ambitions align with our plans for the future and our continued growth.” Mark’s career spans nearly every level of operating responsibilities in a wide variety of industries including software, hardware, machinery, and services. He has led operations, sales, and financial teams to superior results. He has worked in Asia and the Far East and has a very global outlook in strategic planning, growth initiatives, and sales channel programs and development. Mark has significant experience in team building and process improvement. His key strengths include collaborating across functional lines, communicating with global executives, working in various other cultures, and contract negotiations. “After seeing many companies in my career, you get to know greatness when you see it. Having A Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain • 2

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an opportunity to join such a team, such a family, it is what I worked for my entire career, and I am honored by this opportunity,” explained Mark Wright. “I am confident we can continue to grow and move the business forward and deliver the high caliber products and services in our special way that makes Methods unique. I will enable our people to fulfill their passion to make a difference.” Methods Machine Tools, Inc., in operation since 1958, is North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tool and additive solutions – providing superior products, engineering and automation, parts and service, training, and integration. With over 300 employees, eight sales and technology centers, and over 40,000 machines installed throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, Methods supplies leading-edge precision machine tools and solutions. For more information call 877-668-4262 or visit www.methodsmachine.com.

MFG Day Is Coming! Are You Ready?

MFG Day isn’t just a day. It’s an opportunity to connect with students, families, educators, veterans, and your community to help expose them to the wonders and opportunities within manufacturing. Friday, October 4th doesn’t work for your company? Not to worry. Any event throughout the year counts, as long as it’s introducing people to the world of manufacturing! Hosting an event is simple and the rewards are bountiful. We have developed a helpful web page that contains step-by-step instructions on how to host an event, best practices, video testimonials, and more.

What are you waiting for? Go to https:// gonrl.org/mfg-day/ for more information and to register your event with the official site and NTMA. Announcements Continued Page 16


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NASA Picks Colorado Company For Experiment To Help Return U.S. Astronauts To The Moon NASA will test a Boulder company’s in-orbit navigation technology using a small satellite experiment meant to help return U.S. astronauts to the moon in 2024. Advanced Space won a $13.7 million NASA contract to develop a satellite the size of small microwave oven that will be used to try out the company’s automated spacecraft positioning software. The satellite also will test the unusual, highly elliptical orbit in which NASA plans to place a lunar outpost where spacecraft will dock before astronauts descend to the moon.

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Advanced Space LLC, a 16-employee company, has been working on is Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System for a couple years, winning small-business research grants from NASA, interacting with the space Announcements Continued agency and its industry partners, said Please plan on hosting an event at your company for MFG Day. It’s up to all of us to change the percepBrad Cheetham,Advanced Space CEO. tion of manufacturing, and get the next generations of employees, their families, their schools, and their communities interested and engaged in the powerhouse of the American economy.Contact Bill Padnos at The CAPSTONE project arose as a bpadnos@ntma.org for more information. way to affordably test the technology while also gathering information that True Turn-Key Manufacturing and What That Means To You will reduce the risks of future moon missions. Precision Enterprises began as a foundry 70+ years ago, added an engineering campus, built a complete CNC machining complex, and then went on to develop partnerships with over 20 secondary suppliers “We found an opportunity to try some like powder coating specialists, cosmetic wet painters, anodizers, polishers, anything having to do with really neat and important technologies finished castings. Engineering, casting, and machining is all done in house, while secondaries are supplied we’re developing,” Cheetham said. by the experts in their fields. All these suppliers are “Certified” yearly by Precision. Why is all this important to you? Our motto is “One Source-One Responsibility”. True Turn-key means A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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together in a “peer-to-peer” network, he said. Low-earth orbit satellites can use GPS signals or use contact from ground stations on earth to determine position, but GPS signals aren’t available at the moon, and clogging up the limited capacity for ground-station communications from the moon with positioning signals would become unnecessary, Cheetham said. The system is designed to be able to work with multiple craft, such the Gateway, a lunar landing craft, and other spacecraft. “There hasn’t been a lot of disruption and innovation in how we position and manage missions in orbit, both in lunar orbit or around earth, but this would change how we do it,” he said. In the CAPSTONE experiment flight, the satellite will communicate with NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft that circles the moon. The 16-employee company is partnering with Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems, of Irvine, California, which will build the CAPSTONE satellite body. Advanced Space’s CAPSTONE satellite will be launched into an orbit looping as close as 1,000 miles above the


lunar surface before swinging out 43,500 miles from the moon. That’s the kind of orbit NASA envisions for the Gateway, and using the same orbit for the CAPSTONE experiment helps reduce uncertainty, NASA said. The space agency is also using the CAPSTONE mission to demonstrate that it can procure technologies for the Artemis program quickly and affordably.

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NASA will test a Boulder company’s in-orbit navigation technology using a small satellite experiment meant to help return U.S. astronauts to the moon in 2024. Advanced Space won a $13.7 million NASA contract to develop a satellite the size of small microwave oven that will be used to try out the company’s automated spacecraft positioning software. The satellite also will test the unusual, highly elliptical orbit in which NASA plans to place a lunar outpost where spacecraft will dock before astronauts descend to the moon. Advanced Space LLC, a 16-employee company, has been working on is Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System for a couple years, winning small-business research grants from NASA, interacting with the space agency and its industry partners, said Brad Cheetham,Advanced Space CEO. The CAPSTONE project arose as a way to affordably test the technology while also gathering information that will reduce the risks of future moon missions.

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“We found an opportunity to try some really neat and important technologies we’re developing,” Cheetham said.

The Artemis moon-return mission includes plans to establish an unmanned lunar-orbiting outpost, known as the Gateway, as a precursor to landing on the moon surface.The Gateway would serve as a place where astronauts arriving in one of NASA’s Orion capsules, built by Jefferson County-based Lockheed Martin Space, can dock and board a lunar lander craft they can take to the moon’s surface.

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installation, program management, maintenance, modernization and sustainment of RADMERC systems. The contract will also provide system security authorization support, and logistics and training services. This contract includes a five-year ordering period and a five-year option period. The option period, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $92,213,609. Work will be performed in various U.S. locations (80%), with work in locations outside the U.S. (20%) based on the requirement for each delivery order placed. Work is expected to be completed by August 2024. If the option is exercised, work could continue until August 2029. No funding is obligated on the contract at time of award. Contract funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders. Fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $5,000 will be obligated on the first delivery order. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured because it is a sole-source acquisition pursuant to the authority of 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1) - only one responsible source (Federal Acquisition Regulation subpart 6.302-1). The Naval Information Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity (N00039-19-D-0006). NW Construction Inc.,* Bozeman, Montana, was awarded a $7,656,775 firm-fixed-price contract for equalizer dam and dike modifications, construction, electrical, controls, and concrete. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received. Work will be performed in Fort Hall Indian Reservation, Idaho, with


an estimated completion date of June 30, 2021. Fiscal 2019 Bureau of Indian Affairs construction funds in the amount of $7,656,775 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque, New Mexico, is the contracting activity (W912PP-19-C-0022). The Boeing Co., Layton, Utah, has been awarded a $122,910,723 firm fixed price contract, for the intercontinental ballistic missile cryptography upgrade increment II (ICU II) production. This contract definitizes an undefinitized contract action (UCA) issued Oct. 29, 2018, and provides the government 75 A-4 drawers and 8 digital components, with the option to procure 431 additional A-4 drawers. Work will be performed at Huntsville, Alabama; Huntington Beach, California; and Layton, Utah, and is expected to be completed by Feb. 28, 2022. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2017 missile procurement funds in the amount of $5,762,283; fiscal 2018 missile procurement funds in the amount of $23,590,855; and fiscal 2019 missile procurement funds in the amount of $5,705,951 were obligated on the UCA; fiscal 2018 missile procurement funds in the amount of 2,535,700; and fiscal 2019 missile procurement funds in the amount of $45,144,887 are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (FA8204-19-C-0001-PZ0008). CH2M—Burns & McDonnell JV, Englewood, Colorado, is awarded a maximum amount $15,000,000 indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity, architect-engineering contract for architectural

design and engineering services for air operations and to support facility modernization located throughout the Naval Facilities Engineering Command area of responsibility worldwide. The work to be performed provides for architectural design and engineering services for air operations and support facilities predominantly for sustainment, restoration, and modernization projects, but also including military construction projects and airfield assessments. Work will be performed worldwide. The term of the contract is not to exceed 60 months with an expected completion date of August 2024. Navy working capital funds in the amount of $5,000 are obligated on this award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. No task orders are being issued at this time. Future task orders will be primarily funded by the Navy working capital funds. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with seven proposals received. Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N62470-19-D-5023). Birdon America Inc.,* Denver, Colorado, was awarded a $196,941,052 firm-fixed-price contract for acquisition of M30 bridge erection boats, crew protection kits, stock lists, tools, test equipment, service representative and support, training and storage. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Aug. 12, 2024. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W56HZV-19-D-0093).

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“We become an enabler of what drives the data economy,”Wasserman said, adding that the use of data is growing exponentially.

It isn’t just the scale of the $400 million deal Advanced Energy Industries Inc. closed that excites Yuval Wasserman.

“The enabler for all that are the data centers that store and process data,” he said, “as well as the telecommunications infrastructure that transmits data.”

Buying the power-supply manufacturing business of Artesyn Embedded Technologies is the biggest of Advanced Energy’s eight acquisitions since Wasserman became president and CEO. It caps a five-year rise in the Fort Collins-based company’s annual revenue, from $385 million to $1.3 billion, and triples the size of the market Advance Energy sells into to $7.5 billion. “It’s a significant amount of growth, but, more than the revenue, it transforms the company,” Wasserman told the Denver Business Journal. “It puts us at the center of the data economy.” Advanced Energy announced the cash deal to buy Tempe, Arizona-based Artesyn in May, and the transaction closed Tuesday afternoon. Founded in 1981, the company makes devices that convert raw electricity into power suitable for use in manufacturing or specialized products.

With the merger closed, Advanced Energy now employs about 11,000 people worldwide. It owns factories in China, Malaysia, the Philippines, and in the U.S. Its major research, development, design and engineering hub is in Fort Collins, where the company started, with some R&D sites in Europe as well. The geographic reach puts Advanced Energy “close to the products we serve, and close to customers,” Wasserman said.

Buying Artesyn makes Advanced Energy one of the largest makers of internal power supply technologies for “hyperscale” data centers, 5G telecommunications infrastructure, and in power supplies used in surgical and medical devices.That’s in addition to Advanced Energy’s traditional business of power supplies used in semiconductor manufacturing.

Advanced Energy this year has moved into the top two floors of 1595 Wynkoop St. in downtown Denver, an office for executives and company administrative functions.

The semiconductor industry will still be significant customers in a market Advanced Energy wants to expand in, but the company’s growth won’t be so dependent on it.

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has a capacity for 120 people. The international business employs more than 450 people in northern Colorado. Advanced Energy and Artesyn had a lot of overlap in technical expertise, and in the cultural values shared by the companies, Wasserman said. Each of the companies holds about 300 key patents related to their products, he said. When he became CEO of Advanced Energy in 2014, Wasserman sold the company’s solar inverter manufacturing business to avoid the flood of cheaper, commoditized solar products from China, he said. It was a stark move, but worthwhile and made business more profitable, Wasserman said. The company’s revenue dropped by a third, but its earnings per-share jumped 64%, he said. Wasserman began eyeing acquisitions to diversify the business into selling more broadly across the technology, industrial and life science industries, and to stay away from the sale of more simple power supply technologies for consumer products such as electric shavers. “Wherever there’s a need for highly engineered power supplies for critical markets, that’s where we want to be,” he said. “It’s not a commodity business.” By Greg Avery – Reporter, Denver Business Journal

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Those accusations are “false and misleading,” DJI spokesman Michael Oldenburg said. “DJI drones do not automatically send data to the Chinese government or to any unauthorized party. An independent U.S. cybersecurity firm has debunked these claims and verified that DJI’s hardware and software systems give our customers full control over how their data is collected, stored, and transmitted.” he said. Oldenburg also disputed Lord’s assertion that DJI was dumping product to establish market dominance. “DJI has earned its market-leading position in the drone industry because we have continued to research, develop and deliver the most capable products to the market,” he said.

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Still, the Pentagon is hoping its “strong demand signal” will help boost domestic capacity in small drones. Lord said. “What we would like to have are U.S designers and manufacturers of small UAS,” she said. “Because not only do we have a need for that in the Department of Defense -- we know it’s a very, very large commercial industry -- so we think that we can catalyze that activity and have a safe and secure supply.”

Colt To Suspend Production Of AR-15 Rifles For Civilian Market Gun maker Colt said that it would effectively suspend production of sporting rifles, including the AR-15, for the civilian market but continue to manufacture rifles for government weapons contracts. In a statement on its website, Colt emphasized that the company remained “committed to the Second Amendment” but cited market conditions for its decision. “Over the last few years, the market for modern sporting rifles has ex-


perienced significant excess manufacturing capacity,” Dennis Veilleux, the company’s chief executive, said in the statement. “Given this level of manufacturing capacity, we believe there is adequate supply for modern sporting rifles for the foreseeable future.” Colt’s decision is unlikely to make it more difficult for gun buyers to get their hands on powerful semi-automatic weapons, said Timothy Lytton, an expert on the gun industry at Georgia State University. “If there’s market demand,” he said, “I’m sure there are other companies with the capacity to fill it.” The AR-15, a military-style weapon, has been used in several recent mass shootings, including in Newtown, Connecticut; Orlando, Florida; and Parkland, Florida. Major retailers and other businesses linked to the gun industry have faced growing public pressure to take steps to curb gun violence in response to recent mass shootings. After a shooting in August at one of its stores in El Paso,Texas,Walmart said it would stop selling ammunition that could be used in military-style assault rifles. The financial effect of the decision is unclear. Colt, a private company, does not list sales for its sporting rifles on its website. While Colt has framed it as an economic decision, Lytton said, the public pressure may have influenced the company. He noted that Colt was based in Hartford, Connecticut, not far from the site of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012. “The mass shootings are probably making the company a little bit brand-sensitive,” Lytton said. “They’re probably feeling a kind of pressure or heat that manufacturers in other parts of the country may not be.” The news that Colt would stop producing rifles for consumers was reported

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MMT, A Division of Productivity, Inc., Hosts Grand Opening of Their Salt Lake City Showroom The entire team at MMT, A Division of Productivity Inc., extends their sincerest thanks to all who attended the Grand Opening of their new Salt Lake City showroom. Mark Smith, General Manager/ Co-owner of MMT, says, “We had more than 350 guests come to our event – in our 67 years in business in the Rocky Mountain region, this is by far the most successful Open House we have ever had.” He continued, “The building that we purchased and renovated offers a showroom that we feel is unparalleled in all of Utah, and demonstrates our strong commitment to our customers throughout the Mountain states. The building was a major long term investment, and we want all of our customers to know that we are here for them long into the future.” MMT’s Denver showroom and offices occupy 15,000 square feet, and the new Salt Lake City showroom sits at 12,500 square feet, an increase of more than 50% over the size of their previous showroom. In the Mountain States, MMT has a staff of 43. MMT (Moncktons) joined forces with Minnesota-based Productivity Inc. 4 years ago, and today the machine tool entity employs ~300 and spans 7 locations with a combined 150,000 square feet. Mark says, “Our sales have roughly doubled since we became part of Productivity. Not only have we increased our market share with existing machine tool lines like Haas and Makino, but we also continue to add to the machine tool lines that we can offer our customers. Today, we are a full-service distributor of machine tools, robotics, automation systems, tooling, and parts. MMT’s focus is on sales, service, and preventive maintenance.” Greg Buck, President of Productivity, Inc. and Co-owner of MMT, says, “The MMT Division has a talented team supporting the Rocky Mountain region. They continue to A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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be a world leader in market segment share for the Haas machine tool line, and as we’ve added new capabilities to make our customers’ lives easier, (i.e. used machinery buying and selling), they’ve grown their relationships with their customers.” He adds, “I am proud of our entire Productivity team — we have so many employees with well over 10, 20 and 30 years of dedicated service. It’s the loyalty of our people that has enabled us to build a highly experienced team of machine tool experts.” He continued, “Our team of 300 across the company includes a large number of employees dedicated to serving customers for tooling and accessories applications – and I think this is an area where we have differentiated ourselves from other machine tool dealers. Our footprint covers ~1/3 of the land mass in the United States, and by many measures we are the largest independent machine tool dealer in the states.” MMT supports a number of machine tools, including: Haas Automation, Makino, Citizen, Matsuura, and Stratasys (3D Printers), amongst others. Mark says, “Our two biggest strengths are aerospace -- and that’s commercial, military, and space -- and medical.” Mark highlights a few leading brands. “Haas is the largest U.S. manufacturer of CNC machine tools,” he says. “They’re positioning themselves for the next 50 years.” He likes the company because it’s a big business that’s privately owned and reacts to the market quickly. “I’ve been with them on this incredible growth curve.” Smith calls Makino “phenomenal on high-end aerospace and medical,” highlighting its ATHENA voice-controlled platform. “You talk to the CNC control and it creates code and operates the machine.” Japanese-made machine tools are often handcrafted, and that makes a big difference, notes Smith. “It’s the hand-scraping, hand-balancing, and attention to detail during assembly.” The end result is “a higher level of accuracy built into the machine.” MMT also sells Citizen’s Swiss-style lathes and lowfrequency vibration (LFV) machines. “We’ve grown that business,” says Smith. “That’s probably one of our biggest growth areas in the last four years.” He says a Citizen LFV machine “actually breaks the chip by coming in and out of the cut and yet still holds geometric tolerance. Chip management is one of the biggest problem areas for automation.”


Preventive maintenance “is one of our biggest areas of growth,” says Smith. MMT’s program involves annual evaluation and educational sessions that help reduce downtime. “There’s nobody else doing that.”

Hear From A Few Of MMT’s Utah Customers “We’ve been buying the Makino horizontal machining centers (HMC) with pallet systems from MMT (formerly Moncktons) for the past 10 years. We tend to be machine brand agnostic, selecting the best machine for the application, and we find the Makino HMCs to be superior machines for our requirements. Dax Kempton represents MMT as our Sales Engineer. We value Dax’s strong technical background, and we appreciate his in-depth knowledge of the machine’s capabilities. I like Dax’s low-pressure sales approach, and his excellent follow through.We find the entire team at MMT to be extremely professional and responsive.” Matt Wardle, JD Machine “Bryan Johnson is so knowledgeable, attentive, and I have to say very caring. He stays in touch with us and is extremely personable. Our owner has a strong preference for Haas machines, which Bryan and the MMT team sell.We’ve also purchased tooling from Bryan and the team. Overall, the service is outstanding through MMT, and we don’t have a reason to look elsewhere for our machine tool needs.” Christy Nelson, Steel Tectonics “We’ve been purchasing machines from Moncktons (MMT) for >15 years. We buy both Citizen and Haas machines. Since Bryan Johnson came to the company several years ago, the service we get is outstanding. Bryan is attentive, knowledgeable (not just about the machines he sells but also the work we do) and he ensures that we get the right machines for our business and the superior service we need. We are quite pleased with the entire MMT team today — when we have an issue we communicate well; we find that the MMT listens and they adjust. MMT performs exceptionaly well for us.” Bruce Doty, RAM “We bought our first machine from Moncktons (MMT) 6 or 7 years ago. We are predominantly a Haas shop and we’ve got 2 Haas UMC 750s for 5-axis machining. We work with Dax Kempton from MMT, and we find him to be very straight up and honest; he doesn’t just pitch us machines he wants to see. He listens to what we are interested in and educates on options that are available.With our Haas machines, we invest in options like through spindle coolant, memory expansion, and intuitive probing, to name a few. One of the primary reasons we purchase Haas machines from MMT is that their service is absolutely phenomenal. When we have a machine issue, MMT is often at our shop within an hour. Also, they almost always have the part we need in stock, so our machines are up and running in hours, not days or weeks. It’s hard to look at competitive machines when you get this kind of service – it is second to none. ” Andy Martin, The CNC Prose MMT supports a number of superior machine tools for its customers throughout the Rocky Mountain region.To learn more about how their team, with showrooms in Denver, Colorado, and Salt Lake City, Utah, contact them at 303-571-4933 (CO, NM and Eastern Wyoming) or 801-886-2221 (UT, MT, ID and Western Wyoming).You can also visit their website at mmtproductivity.com A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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Additionally, “women bring a different perspective and add to cognitive diversity, which is essentially this concept that we all come with our age, gender, background, experience, education,” she explained. “All of these things help us create our cognitive diversity, which we can then leverage to solve problems more effectively. To find skilled female candidates and support female employees at your manufacturing company: 1. Educate Women About the Opportunities for – and Benefits of – a Manufacturing Career Unfortunately, “most women are just unaware of the opportunity that manufacturing provides,” Norheim noted. Women can be extremely successful in manufacturing roles, but many aren’t informed of the ample opportunities available or encouraged to pursue such a career path in the first place. Another hesitation many women have about pursuing a manufacturing career is their negative view of the industry based on “some antiquated stereotypes,” explained Grealis. But “companies are getting more creative in how they share the story of what they’re manufacturing and how they’re impacting the economy, the world, and the consumers,” helping to improve women’s understanding of the industry and encouraging them to explore opportunities. National Manufacturing Day, celebrated annually on the first Friday of October, is one way to correct these misconceptions. Some manufacturers, Grealis explained, “are trying to make Manufacturing Day [into a daily event]; they’re more open to [offering] public plant tours and influencing career counselors,” which expose both parents and students to the high-tech, fast-paced world of manufacturing. These hands-on, in-person learning opportunities help attendees recognize

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Finally, a critical factor for many recent graduates or professionals looking to change their career trajectories is salary; while often overlooked, manufacturing is actually a very lucrative option. “I’m always shocked when you look comparatively at the average salary in manufacturing versus a non-manufacturing salary – there’s a huge difference. Manufacturing careers can create wonderful pipelines for profit for individuals,” Grealis said. “I wish more people knew the money they could be making – and the types of benefits and support that these manufacturing companies give to increase the educational opportunities for their individuals and their employees.” 2. Improve Recruiting Efforts to Find Qualified Female Candidates Instead of waiting for qualified candidates – especially women – to apply for open roles, industrial businesses should take the initiative to actively reach out to candidates themselves. “At American Crane, one of our biggest issues is that we just don’t get female applicants,” Norheim explained. To find more qualified candidates, “I’ve really been trying to double down and get the word out about us and our local community” to drive interest in open roles. Instead of simply reaching out to qualified candidates using a cookie cutter approach, companies should tailor their messaging to the future employees they’re trying to attract. “It’s really critical for companies to evaluate how are they showcasing and selling their story,” Grealis said.“When I started my career in this industry 18 years ago, you didn’t see directors of talent. You didn’t see people leaders.You didn’t see those types of things,” Grealis said. “Companies are now investing very differently in how they manage the people component of their business and how they develop them and retain them. I think companies have finally realized that people are really your biggest asset.” 3. Develop a Strong Company Culture To ensure all employees – both female and male – feel like an involved part of the team regardless of age, background, or industrial experience, focus on developing an inclusive, supportive company culture. In 2016, millennials became the largest generation in the workforce. As industrial businesses realize they need to quickly adapt to this shift toward a multigenerational workforce, “companies are becoming more mindful of the fact that culture is really important,” said Grealis. At American Crane, for example, “we’ve got millennials coming in, and we have people who have been with us for 40, 30, 20, 10 years, so we have a whole breadth of generations in our workforce,” Norheim explains. Regardless of differences among colleagues, “I think it still all comes down to culture.You want to feel respected and you want to have purpose, no matter your age.” As team dynamics shifted, Norheim realized she needed to reinvigorate the company’s culture “and solidify it with actual words, values, and a mission statement to encompass who we are,” she said. “That turned into our new mantra, which is ‘grit matters’ — perseverance,

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4. Offer Ongoing Training Opportunities and Educational Resources After recruiting and hiring a new employee, industrial companies often train the new hire on the essentials of her role and the basics tenets of the business but fail to offer opportunities for continued education. Without further coaching, employees – especially women – can become stuck in a role without opportunities for career advancement. When WiM began offering tailored educational resources to its members, “many of the training needs we found were not the ones that you might expect,” Grealis said. “We thought for sure there would be some technical gaps or a few soft skills that needed sharpening – but what we heard loud and clear was that leadership skills are one of the biggest areas that women needed support in.” Compared to the demographics of industrial businesses ten or twenty years ago, manufacturing has made substantial progress in hiring and promoting more female employees than ever before.“We’ve made great strides.There are more women in all levels of manufacturing, from management to the shop floor, than when I started,” Norheim said. While gender balance in the industrial workplace still has substantial progress to be made, there are clear steps manufacturers can take to address the imbalance.“We’re still blazing the trail,” Norheim said. “And we need to make the path by walking it.” ThomasNet NewsBy: Mikaela Tierney A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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Defense Contractor Expects To Hire Hundreds For Software And Aerospace Work In Colorado

That’s an estimate of how many more jobs Raytheon’s site is expected to employ by 2022 or 2023, he said. That growth comes against a backdrop of Raytheon Co. merging in an all-stock deal with Farmington, Connecticut-based United Technologies, maker of military and aviation communications technology and other gear. The merger is projected to close next year, making the combined company the nation’s second-largest military defense contractor. Raytheon Intelligence & Information Services division employs just over 2,500 people in Aurora today.The staff growing 16% or more means looking for additional office space in the area, just west of Buckley Air Force Base. The IIS division, which generated $3.6 billion in revenue in the first half of 2019, has offices around the country.

Raytheon had healthy growth expectations for its satellite ground control and software office in Aurora, but the expectations weren’t high enough.

Defense budgets and the company’s expansion in satellite-related software development likely makes the Waltham, Massachusetts-based company’s previous projection of adding up to 300 jobs in Aurora conservative. “Honestly, I think that’s a little on the low end,” said David Wajsgras, president of the Raytheon IIS division of which the Aurora office is part. “It will be more in the 400- to 500-person range.” A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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It’s the second-largest private sector employer in Aurora. That’s where Raytheon IIS works on a multibillion-dollar project designing and making the ground-control systems and software that will manage the U.S. Air Force’s new global positioning satellite system. The company also makes ground-control systems and related data-managing technology for federal government’s Joint Polar Satellite System, known as JPSS, and sensors on related polar-orbiting weather satellites that also feed data to the NationalWeather Service for storm forecasting. There’s also development on ground systems for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the planned replacement of the Hubble telescope. The company also wins a lot of classified work for the U.S. military and spy agencies,


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and that’s driving a lot of the Aurora site’s expansion, Wajsgras said. “In the classified area, for the intelligence communities, we’re seeing tremendous opportunities for growth in the near term, and the long term,” he said. It wasn’t automatic that Raytheon’s Aurora site would grow so much in the near future. The company’s biggest job, the ground systems development for the Air Force’s GPS III satellites, known as the Next-Generation Operational Control System, or GPS OCX, has matured. The development and coding of software was giving way to testing and integration.That requires hundreds fewer people than earlier phases of GPS III work, but Raytheon ISS’s successes related to the GPS OCX system are helping the defense contractor attract more work. Raytheon’s OCX work was considered an Air Force contract boondoggle, a project that ballooned from an $866 million project to be completed 2016 to being completed near five years behind schedule with estimates of the final price tag for the Air Force surpassing $5 billion.

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Raytheon embraced the change, making agile software development a focus and organizing some of its sites, including Aurora, as specialized software development “dojos” meant to attract the brightest developers to the company. The second of the GPS III satellites, built nearby in Jefferson County by Lockheed Martin Space, launched in August. A Raytheon-made software system is helping with the satellites’ on-orbit checkout. In a few months, the whole GPS OCX software system is slated to be turned over the Air Force. “All that work has been completed,” Sullivan said. “What we’re doing now, is integrating the various systems and testing.”

In 2017, the Air Force made Raytheon IIS adopt software-development style and developer-operations approaches that had become common in commercial software development.

Meanwhile, last week, the first antenna for 17 remote ground-monitoring stations, was shipped to Fairbanks, Alaska, where the station should be set up this fall, he said.

Raytheon replaced its old-fashioned software development with iterative, or “agile,” software development. And Raytheon brought on a new executive in Aurora, Bill Sullivan, to lead the transformation.The change meant adapting a style of work and updating the company’s software development culture.The GPS OCX project has stayed on track and budget, attracting new employees to Raytheon too.

The milestones cement what Wajsgras calls one of the biggest turnaround success stories in defense contracting. The Pentagon cites the Raytheon IIS as an example for others to emulate. By Greg Avery – Reporter, Denver Business Journal A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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introduce a new class of long-range missiles that are maneuverable and can launch from ground platforms in conjunction with the U.S. Army and a host of suppliers. Lockheed Martin will perform its portion of the work at its facilities in California, Colorado, Texas and Alabama, the company said.

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A United Launch Alliance’s last Delta IV Medium rocket carried a global positioning satellite built by Lockheed Martin Space into orbit recently in a sun-drenched launch from the Florida coast.

The ULA rocket for the Thursday’s launch was last of 29 successful launches of the Delta IV Medium rocket, which has a single liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygenfueled main stage with two strap-on, solid-fuel rocket motors for extra lift, and a four-meter-wide fairing protecting the payload.

The Centennial-based rocket company successfully released the U.S. Air Force’s GPS III satellite nearly two hours after the 7:06 a.m. MT liftoff, and the orbiter started its climb under its own power to its operating orbit 12,550 miles above the planet.

“We are proud of the strong legacy of the Delta IV Medium program, and look forward to the future with our purpose-built Vulcan Centaur,” said Gary Wentz, ULA vice president of government and commercial programs, in a press release.

The launch marked the 135th consecutive successful mission for ULA, a joint venture owned by Bethesda, Maryland-based Lockheed Martin and Chicago-based Boeing Co. .

ULA has started manufacturing parts for its new Vulcan rocket, which is scheduled to start flying in 2021 and will eventually replace the company’s Atlas V rockets and the Delta IVs. ULA will continue to use the larger Delta IV Heavy rocket for the biggest payloads well into the 2020s.

Engineers at Lockheed Martin Space’s 5,300-employee headquarters southwest of Denver controlled the satellite, using software and ground-control technology developed in Aurora by Raytheon Co. The satellite is the second of as many as 32 GPS III satellites that Lockheed Martin Space is building for the Air Force under contracts worth $12.6 billion. The first GPS III satellite launched Dec. 23, atop a SpaceX rocket, and on July 12 the company finished testing and checkout of the spacecraft.

The company postponed GPS III launch from from July 25 to examine an unidentified component of the rocket’s upper stage.

“We are excited to see this satellite move to the next phase and perform in an operational environment,” Johnathon Caldwell, Lockheed Martin Space vice president for navigation systems, in a statement.

A different version of the component experienced an anomaly during testing at a ULA supplier. Both the GPS III mission and the AEHF-5 satellite launch, on an Atlas V rocket earlier this month, were delayed to make sure the hardware would perform as expected.

The Air Force maintains the U.S. fleet of GPS satellites and the signal-timing system that billions of civilians around the world also use in navigation and location finding.

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been reported, as of February 2019, that U.S. trade with Mexico increased 3.36%, while trade with Canada decreased by 4.12% and with China by 13.52%. This illustrates the direct impact of the current administration’s trade war with China in particular, which ultimately has had negative repercussions for the U.S. Generally speaking, products manufactured in Mexico are high-mix, lowvolume, such as automotive and aerospace parts. This level of product is more expensive to move from China to North America when compared to shipping from Mexico. They also require more engineering skills than many products manufactured in China, which trend toward low-mix, highvolume, such as sunglasses or clothing. As a result of Mexico’s cost-effectiveness, global companies with a stake in the North American market, including Nestle and the BMW Group, have increased investments in their Mexican factories in recent months. In 2014, Nestle planned a $1 billion investment over five years to build and expand three of its factories in Mexico. And earlier this year, the BMW Group announced its new automotive plant in San Luis Potosi, Mexico as a boost to their “regional production flexibility in the Americas.” Manufacturers that have not expanded operations internationally or have previously looked to China as their sole trading partner have started to consider manufacturing in Mexico as an alternative. For enterprises considering such a move, it’s important to understand the benefits and drawbacks of expanding operations to Mexico as opposed to China. First, Mexico’s proximity to the U.S. means lower shipping costs and the ability to work in similar, or the same, time zones. Conversely, A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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manufacturers that already have foreign business relations with other countries may be less inclined to learn new processes and compliance measures necessary to operate in Mexico. For example, in Mexico, companies maintain independent operational control. Whereas, in China, manufacturers must partner with a local company or investor, which can lead to challenges regarding confidentiality and bureaucratic decisions. Second, manufacturers can benefit from Mexico’s skilled trade workforce at a lower labor cost relative to the U.S. or, at times, China. Currently, Mexico’s minimum wage is equivalent to $4.70 per day. Among China’s main provinces the monthly minimum salary is equal to $364 or approximately $12 per day. Additionally, it’s far easier for companies to travel south of the border for training, quality control, logistical matters and to maintain communications, limiting potential disruptions in production. Third, U.S. companies can take advantage of the cost-effectiveness of manufacturing in Mexico under the country’s IMMEX program. Formerly known as the maquiladora program, IMMEX offers tax benefits to foreign companies that are manufacturing in Mexico. Namely, they aren’t required to pay value-added tax (VAT) on temporarily imported materials, as well as machinery and other equipment, since they will be delivered back to the U.S. as a finished product. This is only applicable for companies that operate under the IMMEX program as a standalone entity or as a shelter operation. Those that decide to create a standalone entity in Mexico must pay the 16% VAT while they wait for their VAT certification to be approved. With regards to perceived disadvantages, maintaining compliance under the IMMEX program is one of the biggest challenges that most companies that operate under this program face. Foreign manufacturers operating as a standalone entity must track and report all goods that are temporarily imported. In addition, they must understand and follow all program regulations and pay the accompanying taxes as they are updated. The Trump administration stated in May 2019 that it would impose a 25% tax on all Mexican goods. This increase would have had major implications for both the U.S. and Mexico. As of now, the scheduled tariffs have been “indefinitely suspended,” according to President Trump, but it is a factor manufacturers consider when deciding where to expand operations. However, it’s important to keep in mind theTrump administration’s tariff plan, if implemented, wouldn’t incur changes overnight. It would happen incrementally with the opportunity for a compromise or resolution to take place at any point during the process. Mexico continues to be an optimal foreign manufacturing choice for firms due to its proximity to the U.S., access to a skilled labor force, and historical competitive advantage for the automotive, aerospace, electronics, medical device and other industries. Many U.S. manufacturers have experienced the benefits of working with Mexican shelter companies for years and more are considering the advantages this trade relationship provides, especially amidst the ongoing trade war with China


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Von Ruden Manufacturing, Inc. Fluid Power / Mechanical / Tool Products ISO 9001:2008 Certified

Since 1946

Brandon Anderson President

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DIRECT: 763.682.0322 PHONE: 763.682.3122 FAX: 763.682.3954

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Christopher Weber Total Quality Systems____ 720-338-2581 General Manager Metrology Instruments JACQUET West 22400 Lucerne Street Gage Lab Products______ 801-716-2972 Steve Polster Carson / CA 90745 Offering plasma cutting and General Mgr/Vice President 310-684-4370 waterjet cutting of stainless Innovative Measuring Systems_602-527-5488 steel plate and nickel alloy PF +1 +1 310-684-4377 C +1 714-496-3445 plate and bar Klontech Industrial Sales_ 480-948-1871 c.weber@myjacquet.com www.myjacquet.com/USA LK Metrology________ 949-716-4440 Mitutoyo___________ 480-294-7631 Klontech Industrial Sales_ 480-948-1871 Renishaw__________ 847-286-9953 Mitutoyo___________ 480-294-7631 Total Quality Systems____ 720-338-2581 Steve Polster General Mgr/Vice President Zeiss Industrial Metrology__ 800-327-9735 Total Quality Systems____ 720-338-2581 HARDWARE Optical Comparators Horizon Carbide Tool___480-968-0957 Gage Lab Products______ 801-716-2972 Innovative Measuring Systems_602-527-5488 Utah Metal Works, Inc.___ 801-364-5679 Klontech Industrial Sales_ 480-948-1871 METALS & MATERIALS LK Metrology________ 949-716-4440 AZ Tool Steel LLC_______480-784-1600 Steve Polster Mgr/Vice President Mitutoyo___________General 480-294-7631 Coastal Metals________ 800-811-7466 Renishaw__________ 847-286-9953 Erickson Metals______877-543-6061 Total Quality Systems____ 720-338-2581 Jacquet West_______310-684-4370 Sensors: Contact & Optical Kloeckner Metals Corp_ 480-389-2883 Mitutoyo___________ 480-294-7631 Laube Titanium___ 805-388-1050x124 Zeiss Industrial Metrology__ 800-327-9735 Olympic Metals______303-286-9700 Steve Polster Mgr/Vice President Ryerson__________303-227-6310 Video MeasuringGeneral Systems Gage Lab Products______ 801-716-2972 United Perform. Metals_ 317-946-0025 , CMTSE

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Western States Metals__801-978-0562 Aluminum Affiliated Metals______ 800-748-4711 Olympic Metals______ 303-286-9700 United Perform. Metals_ 317-946-0025 Armor: Military & Commercial Kloeckner Metals Corp_ 480-389-2883 TW Metals_________ 800-203-8000 Brass Coastal Metals_______ 800-811-7466 Olympic Metals______ 303-286-9700 Ryerson___________303-227-6310 Bronze Coastal Metals_______ 800-811-7466 Olympic Metals______ 303-286-9700 Carbon Coastal Metals_______ 800-811-7466

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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 a.webb@knuth-usa.com

www.knuth-usa.com

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

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Tornos USA_________951-695-0342 Triad Machine________303-424-0268 CNC Lathes AME, Inc._________ 303-922-9266 DMG Mori_________ 801-561-2001 Doosan___________ 973-618-2500 Foothills Machinery____ 303-466-3777 J.M. Grisley_________ 801-486-7519 J.M. Grisley_________208-861-8991 Hurco____________ 800-634-2416 KTR Machine________623-202-7177 Methods West_______ 602-437-2220 MMT, A Div of Productivty_303-571-4933 Selway Machine Tool___ 888-735-9290 Smith Machinery Co____801-263-6403 Triad Machine________303-424-0268


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Contract Inspection Advanced Coord. Tech ___ 303-469-6161 Klontech Measure Sol___ 480-626-8131 Education Ogden-Weber Tech College_ 801-395-3795 Electrical: Breakers/Switches/ Starters SolidCAM_________ 530-863-0461 Denver Breaker Supply __ 855-4UR-BRKR PROTOTYPE MACHINERY Engineering Services 3D Parts To Go________801-380-7935 Advanced Coord. Tech ___ 303-469-6161 Financing RECYCLING Intech Funding______ 385-553-9208 Recyclable Metals Iron & Metals, Inc_____ 303-292-5555 Univerity Federal Credit Union_ 801-463-3597 Utah Metal Works_____ 801-364-5679 First Article Inspection Advanced Coord. Tech _____303-469-6161 Scrap Metal Recycling Iron & Metals, Inc_____ 303-292-5555 Heavyhaul Utah Metal Works_____ 801-364-5679 IRH ____________801-972-5581 ROBOTIC EQUIPMENT Injection Molding Integrated Systems Inc__ 928-649-9600 3D Parts To Go______ 801-380-7935 Robot Accessories Inspection Services SCHUNK___________ 919-452-4535 Advanced Coord. Tech _____303-469-6161 Lean Consulting SAFETY ABS Quality Evaluations_ 702-371-7591 Fire Protection Systems Rotarex__________ 480-689-8756 MEP Center________ 801-587-0713 Process Improvement/ Audit SERVICES ABS Quality Evaluations_ 702-371-7591 AS9100 Certification 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 Certified Inspection Service__602-267-0661 ISO9000 / AS9100 Cert. Calibration Services Advanced Coord. Tech ___ 303-469-6161 BMSC ______________ 602-445-9400 Klontech Industrial_____480-948-1871 MEP Center________ 801-587-0713 Western States Calibration_ 801-466-1700 Orion Registrar ________303-645-4017 Sustaining Edge Solutions__ 888-572-9642 Consultant,Operational ISO Registrar Consultant, ISO ABS Quality Evaluations_ 702-371-7591 Orion Registrar ________303-645-4017 Lean Manufacturing BMSC___________ 602-445-9400 MEP Center________ 801-587-0713 MEP ___________ 801-863-7001 Sustaining Edge Solutions__ 888-572-9642 Sustaining Edge Solutions__ 888-572-9642 A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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USED MACHINERY SALES AUCTIONS | APPRAISALS | LIQUIDATIONS

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

Madisen Dahl Training & Recruiting NUNTMA Chapter Exec. w 801.337.7097 m 801.710.5535

Reverse Engineering Advanced Coord. Tech ___ _303-469-6161 Diversified Metal Services___ 801-972-6093 CAD/CAM Training Klontech Measure Sol____ 480-626-8131 Davis Applied Tech College___801-593-2483 Rigging & Transfer IRH ___________ _801-972-5581 MultiCAM_________ 970-218-9046 CNC/Conventional Spindle Rebuilding GMN USA__________ 800-686-1679 Machining Davis Applied Tech College___801-593-2483 Transportation IRH ____________801-972-5581 Machining Software Consulting/Engineering Davis Applied Tech College___801-593-2483 Von Ruden Mfg______ 763-682-0322 MultiCAM_________ 970-218-9046 SPINDLE REPAIR USED MACHINERY RMS Assembly & Mfg___ 303-777-3064 EDM Network_________ 480-836-1782 TOOLING K.D. Capital Equipment____480-922-1674 PrecisionToolholding Products Methods West_________602-437-2220 Industrial Supply____ 800-288-3838 ReSell CNC West_______480-694-991 Von Ruden Mfg______ 763-682-0322 S&S Machinery Sales____602-368-8542 _ Tooling Systems Selway Machine Tool___ 888-735-9290 Industrial Supply____ 800-288-3838 WATERJET CUTTING Von Ruden Mfg______ 763-682-0322 MACHINERY Live Tool Holders Flow International_______800-446-3569 Industrial Supply____ 800-288-3838 Global EDM Supply_____480-836-8330 Von Ruden Mfg______ 763-682-0322 Jorgenson Machine Tools____435-659-9455 Multicam__________ 970-218-9046 Static Tool Holders Industrial Supply____ 800-288-3838 OMAX Corp________ _800-838-0343 Abrasives/Blast Media Von Ruden Mfg______ 763-682-0322 Barton International_ ____ 800-741-7756 TRAINING MEP Center________ 801-587-0713 GMA Garnet Group_____ 832-243-9300


Buyer’s Guide & Card Gallery Processes

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

Welded Assemblies Petersen____________ 800-410-6789 Weiser Engineering______ 303-280-2778 BAR CODING Western Sintering_______ 509-375-3096 3D SCANNING The CNC Pros________801-973-0800 ADDITIVE MFG/ 3 D PRINTING Faustson___________303-420-7422 SolidCAM_________ 530-863-0461 PROTOTYPE MACHINERY 3D Parts To Go________801-380-7935 RECYCLING Recyclable Metals Iron & Metals, Inc_____ 303-292-5555 Utah Metal Works_____ 801-364-5679 Scrap Metal Recycling Iron & Metals, Inc_____ 303-292-5555 Utah Metal Works_____ 801-364-5679 ROBOTIC EQUIPMENT Integrated Systems Inc__ 928-649-9600

BROACHING BMSC___________ 602-445-9400 Ponderosa Ind_________ 303-298-1801 MEP ___________ 801-863-7001 Sustaining Edge Solutions__ 888-572-9642 Precision Mach’d Products__ 970-482-7676 Specialty Steel Services____ 801-539-8252 Calibration Services CASTINGS Advanced Coord. Tech ___ 303-469-6161 Aluminum Casting Klontech Industrial_____480-948-1871 Western States Calibration_801-466-1700 Precision Enterprises_____ 731-642-8709 Die Casting ASSEMBLIES TVT Die Casting________ 800-280-2278 Advantage Manufacturing__877-727-0281 Die Casting: Aluminum/Zinc Acu-Tec CNC_________ 303-365-9245 TVT Die Casting________ 800-280-2278 Bar-S Machine_________928-636-2115 CHEMICAL PROCESSING CAID Industries_______ 435-890-8823 PAS Technologies____ 480-487-1906 Dayton Rogers______ 763-717-6303 COATING JD Machine________ 801-782-4403 Coating:Black Oxide Petersen__________ 800-410-6789 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Pillar Machine________ 801-965-1900 Coating:Chemfilm Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 Wrico___________ 480-892-7800 Frontier Group________602-437-2426 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Electronics Assemblies

SAFETY Fire Protection Systems Rotarex__________ 480-689-8756 SERVICES Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-7270281 Coating: Liquid AS9100 Certification ABS Quality Evaluations_ 702-371-7591 CAID Industries_______ 435-890-8823 Pilkington Metal Finishing_ 801-972-2146

Coating: Nickel/ Teflon/Chrome Coating Technologies____623-581-2648 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Coating:Zinc & Mag.Phos. Frontier Group________602-437-2426 Coating Technologies____623-581-2648 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 COMPOSITES S.A. Composites________ 970-776-3877 DESIGNCAD/CAM Bar-S Machine_________ 928-636-2115 H& S Machine_________ 801-755-7627 DIES Able Machining & Eng.__ 801-268-6766 EDM EDM: Drilling Small Hole LAYKE, Inc.___________602-272-2654 Micropulse West________480-966-2300 EDM: Ram-Type (Sinking) Innovative Precision____ 801-334-6317 Maverick Mold & Machine__970-535-4604

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Paramount Machine

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

Micropulse West_______ 480-966-2300 Prec. Mach’d Products____ 970-482-7676 EDM: Wire Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 EDM Express_______ 800-780-7075 Innovative Precision______801-334-6317 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Micropulse West_______ 480-966-2300 Paramount Machine____ 801-886-2755 Qualtek_________ 719-598-3394 X23 The Toolroom Inc.______ 801-773-6331 Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Wrico____________ 480-892-7800 ELECTROPOLISHING Qualtek_________ 719-598-3394 X23 ENGINEERING/DESIGN Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-727-0281 AzMark___________480-926-8969 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 Precision Tech________801-285-7288 A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Fabrication: Reverse Engineering Medium & Large Precision Tech________801-285-7288 Bandsaw LLC_________303-744-7181 FABRICATION CAID Industries______435-890-8823 Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-727-0281 EMJD Corp__________ 303-761-5236 Aero Tech________ 801-292-0493 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 Group Mfg Serv_______480-966-3952 Dayton Rogers_______ 763-717-6303 Kustom Koncepts______ 307-472-0818 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 EMJD Corporation______ 303-761-5236 Petersen__________800-410-6789 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 Fabrication: SheetMetal Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Kustom Koncepts______ 307-472-0818 Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-727-0281 Mountain View Machine __435-755-0500 AzMark___________480-926-8969 Petersen__________ 800-410-6789 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 Pillar Machine______ 801-965-1900 Denver Machine Shop____303-295-6000 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 Wrico____________480-892-7800 EMJD Corporation______ 303-761-5236 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 Custom Auto/Truck/Bike H& S Machine_______ 801-755-7627 Group Mfg Serv_______480-966-3952 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Fabrication: Filament Winding S.A. Composites_______ 970-776-3877 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Fabrication: Composites Kustom Koncepts______ 307-472-0818 S.A. Composites_______ 970-776-3877 Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 Pillar Machine______801-965-1900 Fabrication: Enclosures Kustom Koncepts______ 307-472-0818 Richards Fab______ 801-409-0392

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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 Metals Finishing LLC______801-718-7969 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


Metals Finishing LLC______801-718-7969 Pilkington Metal Finishing_ 801-972-2146 Qualtek________ 719-598-3394 X23 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Wasatch Powder Coating__ 801-718-7969 Sandblasting Metals Finishing LLC______801-718-7969 Wasatch Powder Coating__ 801-718-7969 Shot Peen Glass Bead Clean PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Coating Technologies____623-581-2648 Silk Screening PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Arizona Finishing______602-438-4443 Iron Phosphates Metals Finishing LLC______801-718-7969 Aluminum (Medium & Large) Wasatch Powder Coating__ 801-718-7969 Aero Tech________ 801-292-0493

Anodizing/ Passivation Focused on Machining_____303-922-307 Dry Film Lubrication PAS Technologies______602-744-2600 Finishing: One Stop Advantage Manufacturing_ 877-727-0281 Frontier Group________602-437-2426 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906

Passivation FOUNDRY Certified Inspection Service___602-267-0661 Precision Enterprises____731-642-8709 Coating Technologies____623-581-2648 GAS NITRIDING Frontier Group________602-437-2426 Blanchard Metals Proc.___801-972-5590 PAS Technologies______602-744-2600 GEAR CUTTING Qualtek________ 719-598-3394 X23 Ponderosa Ind________ 303-298-1801 Photochemical/Etching Specialty Steel Svcs____ 801-539-8252 VACCO Industries______626-443-7121 Gear Hobbing Ponderosa Ind________ 303-298-1801 Powder Coating Arizona Finishing______602-438-4443 GRINDING CPCS_____________303-438-8328 AzMark___________480-926-8969 Frontier Group________602-437-2426 Diversified Metal Services__ 801-972-6093

PAS Technologies______602-744-2600

Grinding: Tool & Cutter BC Tool & Cutter Grinding__ 713-638-0303

Prec. Mach’d Products__ 970-482-7676

Exact Tool Grinding_____ 801-712-2720

Ron Grob Co.________970-667-5320 Steel Services Grinding___ 800-662-0126 Superior Grinding______801-487-9700

FORMING Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 JD Machine_________801-782-4403

Steel Services Grinding___ 800-662-0126

Pilkington Metal Finishing__801-972-2146

GMN USA_________ 800-686-1679

Sun Grinding________602-238-9595

The Toolroom Inc.______ 801-773-6331 Star Precision________303-926-0559 HEAT TREATING Grinding, Blanchard Diversified Metal Services__ 801-972-6093 Blanchard Metals Proc.___801-972-5590 Sun Grinding________602-238-9595

Qualtek_________ 719-598-3394 X23

Superior Grinding______ 801487-9700

Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800

Grinding, Centerless Ron Grob Co.________970-667-5320

The Toolroom Inc.______ 801-773-63311

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

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 49 49

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Micropulse West_______480-966-2300 Sustaining Edge Solutions__888-572-9642 LASER CUTTING Laser Cutting Advantage Manufacturing____ 877-727-0281 EMJD Corporation_____303-761-5236 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 Kustom Koncepts______ 307-472-0818 Richards Fab______ 801-409-0392 Star Precision________303-926-0559 VACCO Industries_____ 626-443-7121 Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 Wrico____________480-892-7800 Laser Cutting: Pipe&Tube Richards Fab______ 801-409-0392 MACHINING Acu-Tec CNC_________303-365-9245 Advantage Manufacturing___ 877-727-0281

Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 RD Machine & MFg____ 801-977-0447 Radtech__________ 303-789-4247 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 Skydandee Mfg______ 801-774-8031 Teton Machining_____ 208-642-9344 The CNC Pros________801-973-0800 TVT Die Casting______ 800-280-2278 Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 Machining: 3D Faustson___________303-420-7422 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 Enterprises____731-642-8709 Precision Tech________801-285-7288 Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 S.A. Composites_______ 970-776-3877 The CNC Pros________801-973-0800

Machining: Aerospace American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 AzMark___________480-926-8969 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 CM Manufacturing____ 406-543-4450 CM Manufacturing____ 406-543-4450 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 Flex-Pro___________480-773-3239 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 LAYKE, INC__________602-272-2654 Flex-Pro___________ 480-773-3239 Micropulse West_______480-966-2300 Kings Peak Manufacturing_ 801-337-5926 Mountain View Machine__435-755-0500 Loveridge Machine Co.___ 801-262-1414 Paramount Machine____ 801-886-2755 Machinists Inc_______ 800-244-4130 Petersen__________ 800-410-6789 Mountain View Machine__435-755-0500 Pinnacle Precision____ 435-563-2722 Petersen__________ 800-410-6789 Ponderosa Ind________ 303-298-1801 Precision Enterprises____731-642-8709 Precision Mach’d Products_ 970-482-7676 A2Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain •

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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 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 Denver Precision Products__ 303-469-1771 DMSI___________801-972-6093 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 Maverick Mold & Machine_ 970-535-4604 Petersen___________ 800-410-6789 Precision Enterprises____ 731-642-8709 Pinnacle Precision____435-563-2722 Quick Turn Machine____801-334-6800 The CNC Pros________801-973-0800 Electromechanical Design RD Machine & Mfg____ 801-977-0447 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Teton Machining_____ 208-642-9344

The Toolroom Inc.______ 801-773-6331 Wrico___________ 480-892-7800 Machining: Composites Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 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 VACCO Industries_____ 626-443-7121 Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 Machining:Medical A&L Machining_______303-373-1540


sales@aandlmachining.com

CAID Industries______435-890-8823 Pinnacle Precision____435-563-2722 Teton Machining_____ 208-642-9344 Machining: Milling Acu-Tec CNC_________303-365-9245 American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 Cornerstone Machine___ 801-731-8862 Dynamic Design & Mfg___ 303-652-0431 EPOCS Mfg_________970-535-4540 Focused on Machining____303-922-3076 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 Precision Enterprises____ 731-642-8709 Quick Turn Machine_____ 801-334-6800 Ron Grob Co.________970-667-5320 The CNC Pros________801-973-0800 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 Elite Machine________ 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 Newport Tool________801-295-7411 Paramount Machine___ 801-886-2755 Petersen__________ 800410-6789 Ponderosa Ind________ 303-298-1801 Precision Enterprises____731-642-8709 Precision Tech________801-285-7288 Quick Turn Machine_____801-334-6800 Radtech____ ______303-789-4247 RD Machine & Mfg____ 801-977-0447 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 Star Precision________303-926-0559 The CNC Pros________801-973-0800

Petersen_________800-410-6789 Pillar Machine______ 801-965-1900 Precision Enterprises___ 731-642-8709 Quick Turn Machine_____801-334-6800 Radtech__________ 303-789-4247 RD Machine & Mfg____ 801-977-0447 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 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 Focused on Machining____303-922-3076 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Kings Peak Manufacturing_ 801-337-5926 Loveridge Machine Co.___ 801-262-1414 Newport Tool________801-295-7411 Petersen_________800-410-6789 Pinnacle Precision____435-563-2722 Ponderosa Ind________ 303-298-1801 Precision Enterprises___ 731-642-8709 Quick Turn Machine_____801-334-6800 RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 Precision Machined Prod.__ 970-482-7676 The CNC Pros________801-973-0800 TVT Die Casting_______800-280-2278

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 Denver Precision______ 303-469-1771 Faustson___________303-420-7422 Flex-Pro ___________ 480-773-3239 Focused on Machining____303-922-3076 Innovative Precision___ 801-334-6317 JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Jensen Precision_______ 801-866-0175 Kings Peak Manufacturing_ 801-337-5926 LAYKE, INC__________602-272-2654 Leading Edge Machine___435-563-9425 Micropulse West______ 480-966-2300 Mountain View Machine_ 435-755-0500 Machining: R & D Newport Tool________801-295-7411 Acu-Tec CNC_________303-365-9245

American Machine & Eng.__ 801-973-0494 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 Precision Enterprises____ 731-642-8709 The CNC Pros________801-973-0800 Machining: Swiss Bar-S Machine_______ 928-636-2115 Denver Precision Products__ 303-469-1771 HPMP____________ 801-619-9850 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 Denver Precision Products__ 303-469-1771 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

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Wire Springs ● Flat Springs ● Wire Products www.springworksutah.com sales@springworksutah.com (801) 298Ͳ0113 2261 S. 1560 W. ● Woods Cross ● UT 84087

Manufacturing: Electrode Wire-Tech_________ 480-966-1591 Production Aero Tech_________ 801-292-0493 EMJD Corporation_____303-761-5236 Petersen___________ 800-410-6789 Precision Enterprises____ 731-642-8709 Robotic CNC RD Machine & Mfg____ 801-977-0447 DMSI____________ 801-972-6093 Routering CNC RP Machining_______ 719-550-1724 Teton Machining_______208-642-9344 DMSI____________ 801-972-6093 Skid Manufacturing The CNC Pros________801-973-0800 Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778 ENS Welding Service__ 208-670-0538 Small Part Machining: Ultra-Precision Pinnacle Precision____435-563-2722 Pacific Swiss & Manufacturing_ 503-557-9407 Turnkey Product Services Pinnacle Precision____435-563-2722 Aero Tech_________ 801-292-0493 MANUFACTURING L.A.R. Manufacturing___ 801-280-3505 A&L Machining_______303-373-1540 METAL STAMPING CAID Industries______435-890-8823 Qualtek________ 719-598-3394 X23 Group Mfg Serv______480-966-3952 Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Petersen___________800-410-6789 Hi-Production Precision Precision Enterprises____ 731-642-8709 Stamping Electromechanical Design Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 CAID Industries______435-890-8823 Precision Die & Stamping__ 480-967-2038 RD Machine & Mfg____ 801-977-0447 Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Composites MOLDS S.A. Composites________970-776-3877 Loveridge Machine Co.___ 801-262-1414 Contract Teton Machining_______208-642-9344 Maverick Mold & Machine_ 970-535-4604 A Z Manufacturing Rocky Mountain • 2

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REPAIR Bearing Surface Denver Machine Shop____303-295-6000 Molds Steel Hydraulic Cylinder DMSI____________ 801-972-6093 Aero Tech_________ 801-292-0493 Denver Machine Shop____303-295-6000 Rolling: thread Arizona Finishing_____602-438-4443 Loveridge Machine Co.___ 801-262-1414 Ron Grob Co.________970-667-5320 Molds: Plastic Injection Maverick Mold & Machine_ 970-535-4604

PAINTING ROUTERING, CNC Coating Technologies_____ 623-581-2648 Micropulse West_______480-966-2300 CPCS___________ 303-438-8328 SAW CUTTING Frontier Group_____ 602-437-2426 Diversified Metal Services__ 801-972-6093 PAS Technologies____ 602-744-2600 SHOT PEENING Pillar Machine______ 801-965-1900 Blanchard Metals Proc.___801-972-5590 Richards Fab_________ 801-409-0392 SINTERING Painting CARC Western Sintering______509-375-3096 Frontier Group_________602-437-2426 SPINNING: METAL PLATING Metal Spinning Solutions__ 480-899-0939 Blanchard Metals Proc.__ 801-972-5590 SPLINES Foresight Finishing_____480-921-0000 Specialty Steel Services__ 801-539-8252 PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 SPRINGS Anodizing Custom/Compression/ExtenBlanchard Metals Proc.___801-972-5590 sion/Assembly/Torsion Frontier Group________602-437-2426 Pilkington Metal Finishing_ 801-972-2146 Ace Wire Spring & Form__ 412-458-4831 Flat & Wire Qualtek________ 719-598-3394 X23 Ace Wire Spring & Form__ 412-458-4831 Copper Foresight Finishing_____480-921-0000 SPRING WORKS Utah____ 801-298-0113 STAMPING Electroless Nickel Foresight Finishing_____480-921-0000 Dayton Rogers_______ 763-717-6303 Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 Nickel/Chrome/ Copper Precision Die & Stamping__480-967-2038 Foresight Finishing_____480-921-0000 Qualtek________ 719-598-3394 X23 Tin Plate Richards Fab______ 801-409-0392 Foresight Finishing_____480-921-0000 The Toolroom Inc.______ 801-773-6331 POLISHING PRECISION FORMING Richards Fab________801-409-0392 Thompson Machine_____505-823-1453 Wrico____________480-892-7800 PROCESSING: METAL Chemical PAS Technologies______ 480-487-1906 Etching/Photochemical VACCO Industries_____ 626-443-7121 PUNCHING JD Machine_________801-782-4403 Group Manufacturing Serv_ 480-966-3952 Star Precision________303-926-0559 Weiser Engineering__ 303-280-2778

Thompson Machine___ 505-823-1453 Wrico__________ 480-892-7800 Stamping:Aerospace Precision Die & Stamping__480-967-2038 Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Qualtek________ 719-598-3394 X23 Stamping:Deep Draw Qualtek________ 719-598-3394 X23 Thompson Machine___ 505-823-1453 Wrico__________ 480-892-7800 Stamping:Design The Toolroom Inc.______ 801-773-6331 Stamping:Flat Forming SPRING WORKS Utah____ 801-298-0113 Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453

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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

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

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

WIRE FORMING Flat & Wire Ace Wire Spring & Form4_ 12-458-4831 SPRING WORKS Utah_ 801-298-0113 ASSOCIATIONS N. Utah NTMA_____ 801-337-7097

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Stamping:Foil Forming Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Stamping: Light SPRING WORKS Utah____ 801-298-0113 Thompson Machine_____ 505-823-1453 Stamping:Precision Metalcraft__________888-280-7080 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

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

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