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Editor’s Corner Spring Cleaning and Positive Change “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” -William Morris Spring is a time of rejuvenation, of rebirth and yes, springcleaning and organizing. For a manufacturing facility it’s a time for looking at what isn’t working, what isn’t being used, and for throwing out old habits that are not working for the betterment of the company. Out with the old, in with the functional, and make sure the old stays in the trashcan. In a manufacturing facility we call it a ‘5S opportunity’. These are five 5S phases. They can be translated from the Japanese as “sort”, “set in order”, “shine”, “standardize”, and “sustain”. Other translations are possible. 5S was developed in Japan and was identified as one of the techniques that enabled ‘Just in Time manufacturing’. Two major frameworks for understanding and applying 5S to business environments have arisen, one proposed by Osada, the other by Hiroyuki Hirano. Hirano provided a structure to improve programs with a series of identifiable steps, each building on its previous one. Of course continuous improvement means we make these changes and upgrades all the time. When something doesn’t work, a job traveler is incorrect, a methodology lost us money, or any business practice that doesn’t create a positive end, we must change it, and document it! Then when we receive a recurring order we can quote it correctly and make it correctly.This helps the business grow continuously stronger and more successful. Example: If a company finds out that a component was engineered correctly, tooled correctly, processed correctly, and the last deburring operation was not completed correctly, and it passed inspection, that company is as strong as its weakest link, deburr, and inspection. Something must change quickly. Finding out what doesn’t work well for the business model, and changing the business processes, fixing a problem, and maintaining the new practice will strengthen the weakest link or links and as a whole the business will maintain a stronger posture. This must be enforced and supported by upper management. At first blush it appears deburr missed the mark. But after reviewing the whole process what comes to light is deburr and quality with limited time and limited resources rushed through to meet the delivery and some parts were missed in the process. It’s very important to map the absolute amount of time every department needs to do a great job! Proper prior planning is worth every minute we spend on it! Until next time, thank you for your support of our manufacturing magazines and God Bless our troops!


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Story: 24-25 Pacific Swiss Manufacturing, Inc Micro-Swiss ISO Certified Announcements/Releases...................... 6-9 Feature Articles.................................1,24-25 Buyers Guide Equipment.....................40-46 Buyers Guide Processes.......................47-53 Card Gallery.........................................40-53 Index Of Advertisers................................54 Editorial................................... Throughout

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Announcements & Releases Hexagon Releases PC-DMIS 2019 R1 Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division today launched PC-DMIS 2019 R1, the latest edition of the world’s most popular measurement software. This is the first of two major releases scheduled for 2019, with continued service pack updates to ensure maximum reliability of the platform. PC-DMIS 2019 R1 introduces the new GD&T Selection and Capture tool which saves the user time, effort and will reduce input errors by automatically transferring GD&T data from 2D ‘blueprints’ into the PC-DMIS measurement routine. This is achieved using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and is an industry-leading innovation within metrology software. The new PC-DMIS Protect module is ideal for customers with stringent process controls and auditing standards as Protect enables users to control access to measurement routines and track modifications to them (available as a paid option). Only users with permission can amend protected routines and the business can track and audit any changes. The new Universal Updater is a simple, intuitive tool allowing users to manage software updates for all Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence software, learn about complementary products, stay up-to-date with Hexagon news and gain linked access to Hexagon community platforms. Reporting flexibility has also been significantly improved with the Excel Forms Report function. Users can now define the structure and layout of the Excel report to meet the varying reporting needs of the business and A2Z MANUFACTURING WEST COAST •

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PC-DMIS will populate it automatically. Probe protection has been improved with enhanced calibration collision avoidance capability. During the user’s regular measuring system calibration, a new layer of intelligence allows PC-DMIS to identify areas of possible collision and ensure collisions between the probe and any fixed surface are avoided. Likewise, PC-DMIS 2019 R1 automatically inserts safe moves needed to avoid collisions around complex parts directly into the measurement routine. “We are very pleased to release this latest version of our market-leading metrology software PC-DMIS,” says Ken Woodbine, Product Line Manager for Metrology Software at Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence. “PC-DMIS 2019 R1 continues the trend towards optimizing each of the three primary metrology tasks of measurement creation, execution, and collaboration. The improvements in this version bring us ever closer to a perfect balance between user experience and capability.”

Fahey Machinery Will Attend The Pacific NW Machine Tool Show Every two years we have the pleasure of participating as a vendor in the Northwest Machine Tool Expo. Our location is just south of downtown Portland Oregon making this a natural event for locals such as ourselves. It

Announcements Continued gives us the opportunity to meet new and existing customers and interact with other vendors and of course the rare chance to meet and chat it up with our competition! This year in addition to our well-seasoned sales team we will be joined by several machine manufacturer representatives. We are excited to have these knowledgeable individuals available as resources willing to share their insight and experience with their company’s product line. We believe this will provide an unusual opportunity to customers attempting to qualify and identify their own specific metal fabrication machinery needs. Consider this your invitation to visit us at the biennial Northwest Machine Tool Expo at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232 Wednesday, May 8th - Exhibit Hall: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm / Conference: 8:40 am - 3:10 pm and Thursday, May 9 - Exhibit Hall: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm / Conference: 8:40 am - 2:00 pm.








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Precision Aerospace Completes Recapitalization Transaction with Willcrest Partners and Curran Companies Precision Aerospace, LLC, a leader in complex metal assemblies for aerospace and industrial applications, today announced that is has completed a recapitalization transaction led by Willcrest Partners and Curran Companies, two operationally focused, long-term oriented family offices. Since its inception over 40 years ago, Precision Aerospace has been producing high quality prototypes and production run metal assemblies with unique hydroforming, fabrication, welding and machining capabilities all under one roof. The company has been asked by its customers to expand capacity to accommodate rapidly growing aerospace and industrial production requirements and is excited to announce this transaction that will enable this expansion. Marshall Hodge, President of Precision Aerospace, commented, “Since joining Precision in 2018, I have been refining processes, implementing software, and expanding the team to handle our growing backlog. I am excited to partner with Willcrest Partners and Curran Companies to continue growing the business and take Precision’s manufacturing excellence and engineering capabilities to the next level.”





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Showroom Open Monday - Friday From 8am To 5pm Announcements Continued “Willcrest Partners and Curran Companies share a long-term orientation that emphasizes extensive investment in people, processes, and systems. We are excited to partner with Marshall Hodge and the team at Precision to expand the company’s capabilities to meet our customers’ exacting standards. With Precision’s excess capacity, our goal is to find the most talented people in the industry to expand while staying truly customer focused,” commented Ben Krick, Partner at Willcrest Partners. About Precision Aerospace

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Precision Aerospace, LLC is a global supplier of build-to-print, complex machined sheet metal fabrications, including welded and mechanical assemblies, primarily supporting aerospace and industrial engine and exhaust applications. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Precision Aerospace has been deep-rooted in the aerospace industry since 1976, and we are proud of the long-term relationships we’ve forged with our high-profile customers. Please visit www.precisionaerospace.

If you have purchased or worked with a bar feeder in the last decade or so in the Western United States, it is highly likely that you know Bryan Crawford. Bryan has spent the past 3 decades in the industry,


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Announcements Continued almost all in bar feeders. Bryan has provided sales and service to customers through his employment at Emco Maier, MTA International, Hydromat (10 years) and finally with Edge Technologies (11 years). Bryan says, “I recently retired from full time work with Edge Technologies.Though I am ready for a more flexible life style, I formed great relationships with my customers over the past decades. As such, I formed BCBarfeeds LLC. This new entity is a service and support contract company, and through BCBarfeeds, I will help to provide the kind of support that Edge Technologies affords its customers. By education, Bryan earned a degree in Industrial Technology and Manufacturing from Cal State Long Beach, CA. To learn more about how BCBarfeeds can support your bar feeding service needs, contact Bryan at: 562-562-597-7824; Cell: 562-2434659; or email:

What Does CAES Stand For? Solutions! Creative Aero Engineering Solutions is an Engineering firm that specializes in the field of Software Development,Virtual Supercomputing and Engineering Analysis & Testing.We have over 25 years of experience with Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) Software and Design.

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he Rebel 80 is an automatic bar loader for 8mm to 80mm bar capacities. Material can be round, hexagonal or shaped. Touch screen control with 300 part program storage speeds set-ups. Complete setup in 3 minutes with a full automatic adjust for bar diameter. The maximum bar length is up to 60” depending on spindle length. This loader features a magazine capacity of 30 linear inches for lights-out unattended running. The Rebel automatically adjusts pusher force for bar size and has accurate positioning without a mechanical stop. It also features spindle liner storage on rear of the stand, and standard X axial shift device with Z optional. All electric operation, no shop air is required. Big on features, small on price.

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he Rebel 80 Servo Unloader is a compact unloading system for CNC lathes for parts in the diameter range of 8-80mm. Parts are gently extracted from the subspindle of the lathe. With a large magazine capacity allowing for long unattended operation, the Rebel combines the advantages of auto part unloading with a small footprint and an economical price.


he Scout 320 is a fine example of Edge Bar feeder Economic Excellence. With a bar capacity of 3-27mm, it features: an automatic loading magazine, space-saving double pusher, quick change hydrodynamic guide channels, and dual anti-vibration devices. Also offered as standard equipment: Swiss headstock synchronization device, telescoping front nose, automatic remnant retraction with a self centering gripper, and a custom lathe cable.

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he Minuteman 320 is the best value in 3-20mm bar fed applications for Swiss lathes, a brilliant combination of features with an economic price. With a bar capacity of 3-27mm it features: an automatic loading magazine, space-saving double pusher, polyurethane quick change channels with hydrodynamic support via high volume oil flow into channels, and features dual anti-vibration devices. Standard equipment includes: Swiss headstock synchronization device, telescoping front nose, automatic remnant retraction with a self-centering gripper, and a custom lathe cable. The Mitsubishi motion control is dependable and user friendly. The Minuteman is a sure thing for a high quality, affordable, feeding solution.

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he Patriot 338 and 551 are two of the most effective and price worthy to claim our Economical Excellence moniker. With a bar capacity of 3-38mm or 5-51mm they both feature space-saving double pushers, polyurethane quick change channels with hydrodynamic bar support via high volume oil flow into channels. The Mitsubishi motion control is dependable, user friendly, and features a 36 part program memory storage for quick changeovers. Standard equipment also includes: Swiss headstock synchronization device, telescoping front nose, dual anti-vibration devices, automatic remnant retraction with a self-centering gripper, and a custom lathe cable. The Patriot is a lot of feeder for a little money.

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Have Your Voice Heard: Join the One Voice Virtual Legislative Conference This month, your fellow One Voice members are marching on Capitol Hill to tell Congress about the importance of manufacturing, the challenges with workforce recruitment and training, and how the tariffs on steel and aluminum impact your business.You have a chance to join them by making your voice heard as part of the 11th Annual NTMA/PMA One Voice Legislative Conference. The 2018 elections brought many changes to Washington with Democrats now in control of the House and a solidified Republican majority in the Senate.The past two years, One Voice’s advocacy efforts have resulted in the passage of a major tax bill, rolled back significant regulations and raised the profile of apprenticeships in the nation’s capital. This year, One Voice members will have a chance share their story with members of Congress and their staff and to tell policymakers about the priorities that affect their company, their industry, and their community. While not everyone might be able to attend in person, you can still have a chance to have your voice heard by the policymakers who are creating the laws of the nation. No matter where you are, we are calling on you to participate in One Voice’s Virtual Legislative Conference.


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There was once a time when requirements about training and training records seemed to take up a large portion of the early ISO 9001 standards. In the ISO 9001:2008 Standard there was a shift of focus away from training and towards competency. In the most recent standard, ISO 9001:2015, the word training does not appear in the standard; only competency and awareness can be found. In the past there was a considerable amount of confusion between training an employee and evaluating whether or not he or she was competent. Simply having records that show completion of training does not prove the employee received proper training. If an individual is not able to meet the objectives of the process, then the training is deemed ineffective.The most important part of the training is measuring the effectiveness of the training based on the employee’s performance according to the objectives and expectations of the process.

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Employees who require little to no training do exist. On the other hand, some employees may struggle to meet the objectives lined out in the process. In the case of evaluating competency, the most effective form of training can be identified.While some require hands on training, others are more familiar with test taking, whereas some may prefer to practice using the tools the company uses. As companies get better at defining the expectations, their evaluation of employees will get better as well; while this entire process goes on, a company can also measure the effectiveness of its training programs. Requirements from the ISO 9001:2015 Standard for competence are: PANTONE Process Black PC R:35 G:31 B:32 C:70 M:67 Y:64 K:74

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During the annual meeting of the National Tooling and Machining Association, Chris Kaiser, president and CEO of Big Kaiser, presented a donation for $6,675 to benefit the NTMA’s National Robotics League (NRL).The donation was the result of a year-end promotion by metalcutting tooling systems and solutions manufacturer Big Kaiser, giving back to the association a percentage of every order by an NTMA or AMT member company. Manufacturers placed orders for cutting tools, tool holders, workholding and tool measurement systems, earning funds for the NRL at the same time.

What do employees need to be aware of for ISO 9001:2015 Standard? There is a section of the ISO 9001:2015 Standard that outlines what employees need to be aware of. Previous requirements included the policy; many companies post the quality policy and employees are expected to memorize it, some companies even had it posted on the back of their employees’ badges! The intent of having an entire section of the standard dedicated to employee awareness is so that companies don’t have their employees just memorize the quality policy like in the past. Now, employees are expected to understand what the policy and objectives are. It is important that the employee knows not only what the quality policy and high-level objectives are, they are also expected to know how their job contributes to the effectives of the business management system. It is also important that the employee understands what they should do when something goes wrong in a process (control of nonconforming). For aerospace companies, employees need to be aware of all changes to documents, product safety, and the importance of ethical behavior. It has been found that the best way to train and prepare employees for how to answer questions about employee awareness during an audit is to conduct a training and go through examples for each item under section 7.3 of the standard that they need to be aware of, one by one. It is also best to let them keep documents to reference.

“We all know it is critical for us to engage the next generation in manufacturing at the company, community and national levels,” Kaiser explained. “This year-end promotion is one way for Big Kaiser to show support for the NTMA and to promote workforce development and STEM programs.” The NRL is a manufacturing workforce development program of the NTMA where students design and build remote-controlled robots to faceoff in a gladiator-style competition. Through the manufacturing process of Bot building, students’ imaginations are captured as they design, build and compete with their own robotic creations. Through this hands-on effort along with industry partnerships, students gain practical knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) — all essential skills for manufacturing. A2Z MANUFACTURING WEST COAST

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Existing DC breaker prototypes, developed for high-voltage point-to-point transmission lines, are generally too big, expensive and slow for use on an MVDC distribution grid. A typical HVDC breaker might measure 10 by 10 by 25 feet, need an air-conditioned building and cost between $5 million and $10 million, saysTimothy Sommerer, the principal investigator on the ARPA-E grant. One reason they’re so bulky is that they are hybrid devices:A temporary breaker made of semiconductor switches shuts down the current in a few milliseconds, which gives a main mechanical breaker time to open. Such a configuration would be too expensive to deploy for an MVDC grid. The big challenge in designing a MVDC breaker is managing the constant flow of current, unlike AC, which alternates between plus and minus along a sine wave. “The reason DC is so difficult is because there’s never a zero-

voltage crossing in the current,” Sommerer says. “In AC, you can pull the contacts apart.You may get an arc, but within half a cycle the current goes to zero, the arc extinguishes and you’re done.With DC, if you get an arc, it never stops.” Among the advantages of plasma switches is their smaller size. Semiconductors switches can also operate quickly, but they must be spaced apart to stay cool. As a result, the equipment can grow quite large. Since plasma switches can operate at much higher temperatures, they can work closer together and fit inside a smaller footprint As part of the program, GE will build a demonstration breaker that operates at 100 amperes — about one-tenth what a gridready breaker would need to handle. “If we are really going to decarbonize the economy, then we have to electrify not only transportation, but also eliminate fuel oil and natural gas for heating buildings, so the loads on the grid could really increase over time. by Fred Guterl

Training Future Workers at Summer Manufacturing Camps The foundation of the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) is partnering with the foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Int’l. to support twenty camps in 2020 and 2010. The industry is hoping that exposure to the industry will “inspire the future manufacturing workforce to explore career opportunities in packaging and processing.” PMMI’s foundation is proving a $100,000 grant to Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs (NBT) to produce the camps.This summer, NBT will support a record number of 133 camps across the U.S. “One of the most wide-spread challenges cited by our members is how to address the growing skills gap within the packaging and processing equipment manufacturing industry,” says Jim Pittas, CEO, PMMI. The grant will support 300 students, ages 12 to 16, to be introduced to the manufacturing process from design through production. One or two-week long summer camps have been a successful way of introducing middle and high school students to the high-tech career choices available in today’s advanced manufacturing industry. Camps allow students to make something with their own hands, sparking their imagination and encouraging them to consider a career in manufacturing. This summer, NBT will support a record number of 133 camps across the U.S.

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U.S. stocks. The dollar rose marginally against a basket of currencies, while U.S. Treasury prices were mixed. The employment report added to fairly upbeat construction spending and factory data that led Wall Street banks to boost their growth estimates for the first quarter. Growth forecasts for the first quarter are between a 1.4 percent and 2.1 percent annualized rate.The economy grew at a 2.2 percent rate in the fourth quarter, stepping down from the July-September quarter’s brisk 3.4 percent pace. Average hourly earnings increased by 0.1 percent in March after jumping 0.4 percent in February. That lowered the annual increase in wages to 3.2 percent from 3.4 percent in February, which was the biggest gain since April 2009. The length of the average workweek rose to 34.5 hours from 34.4 hours in February. As a result of the rebound in employment, modest wage gains and more hours worked, the aggregate weekly payrolls index, a proxy for take-home wages, increased 0.5 percent last month, which bodes well for consumer spending after it stalled in January.

“This was a Goldilocks report, with a rebound in job growth to calm fears of an imminent recession, and wage growth that was solid enough without triggering inflationary concerns,” said Curt Long, chief economist at the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions. “The Fed will be pleased, as it supports their present stance of holding firm on rates.”

The unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.8 percent in March, close to the 3.7 percent that Fed officials project it will be by the end of the year. Though monthly job gains have moderated to an average of 180,000 this year from 223,000 in 2018, they remain above the roughly 100,000 per month needed to keep up with growth in the working-age population.

The U.S. central bank last month halted its three-year campaign to tighten monetary policy, dropping projections for any rate hikes this year after lifting borrowing costs four times in 2018. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 196,000 jobs in March. Data for February was revised modestly up to show 33,000 jobs created instead of the previously reported 20,000. February job gains were the smallest since September 2017.

Economists expect job growth to average about 150,000 per month this year. There are about 7.58 million open jobs in the economy. Vacancies could remain elevated as 224,000 people dropped out of the labor force last month.

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The labor force participation rate, or the proportion of working-age Americans who have a job or are looking for one, fell to 63.0 percent in March from 63.2 percent in February, which was the highest in more than five years.




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North Western Machinery Receives Supplier of the Year Award North Western Machinery Receives Supplier of the Year Award

Seattle based supplier of machine tools, North Western Machinery was named Supplier of the Year by Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council, the leading certifying body for minority business enterprise (MBE) suppliers serving the Pacific Northwest and Mountain regions.


WASHINGTON) — ​ S ​ eattle based supplier of machine tools, North Western Machinery was named

Supplier of the Year by Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier

Development Council, the leading

certifying body for minority business enterprise (MBE) suppliers serving

the Pacific Northwest and Mountain

of their company and ensures full support upon and after delivery. Their customers aren’t just buying machines and tools. With each purchase comes his expertise, unique understanding of machinery and old fashioned, honest and efficient customer service.


North Western Machinery bested

four other nominees in the Class I

category, and was nominated out of hundreds of MBEs operating in the

North Western Machinery bested four other nominees in the Class I category, and was nominated out of hundreds of MBEs operating in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

North Western Machinery was

founded in 2002 by Carlos Lugo and his wife, Monica Lugo. Carlos had over 45 years of experience with

Upon going through the letters of recommendation submitted to the Council to support their nomination, it is apparent that their customers appreciate and rely on them to achieve the goals tied in with every investment made on a new machine. Moreover, their long-term relationships with most of their clientele is a testament to their calibre and capabilities.

working with machinery and leverages this experience by offering it as a part of the personalized customer service the company is well known for.

North Western Machinery was founded in 2002 by Carlos Lugo and his wife, Monica Lugo. Carlos had over 45 years of experience with working with machinery and leverages this experience by offering it as a part of the personalized customer service the company is well known for.

“We could not have done this without you,” said one customer, in commendation to Carlos and Monica’s dedication and friendship. “He has always steered me to the right direction,” said another customer about Carlos who helped him plan and install precision tools needed for his auto repair shop.

Carlos has seen the industry shift in leaps and bounds and maintained his genuine interest in the productive output of the machines he provides. He remained true to his approach of “hands-on” servicing which is the core of their business. He is familiar with every machine that comes out

In a nutshell, North Western Machinery provides the best service, demonstrations, support and training needed to make machine tools work to full capacity and longevity. After 17 years, the company is still going strong and moving forward like a well-oiled machine.


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The Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council 2018 Supplier of the Year Class I Award was presented to North Western Machinery on March 20, 2019 at the Annual Awards Dinner at DoubleTree Suites Ballroom in Tukwila,Washington. The award program recognized outstanding achievements of member corporations, public agencies, minority business enterprises and supplier diversity advocates for the year 2018, promoting diversity and supply chain optimization in the Pacific Northwest and Mountain regions. To learn more about North Western Machinery, visit www.

From Prison To The Factory: Hundreds Of Former Inmates Make Boeing Parts In a factory perched on a hill above the DuwamishWaterway in South Seattle, Mark Behrends is building a business with workers who have spent more time behind bars than inside a manufacturing facility. Behrends is a vice president at Pioneer Enterprises, where he and a team from Pioneer Human Services train and mentor hundreds of former prison inmates to become metal workers and even top aerospace machinists at a time when skilled talent is scarce. Gregory Burgess started at Pioneer in 2010 after decades in jail.

He built life skills, became a machinist apprentice, and now is a production supervisor. Pioneer also paid for him, at age 49, to get a college degree. “When I interview people, I don’t ask them where they’ve been,” Burgess said. “I ask them where they want to go. My own experience gives me unique insight into their ability to reintegrate.” Nikki Lohman, an aerospace program manager, credits Pioneer with providing training, mentoring and education that positively shaped her new life. Pioneer Enterprises is the business arm of the nonprofit Pioneer Human Services. Its profits are reinvested in the nonprofit’s community efforts efforts and people like Burgess and Lohman.Its 60,000-square-foot factory operates like any other aerospace supplier and metal fabrication machine shop, bidding on contracts to win. “People like what we do with social reentry programs, job training, life counseling, but if we’re not cost, quality and delivery competitive, you’re not going to get the work,” Behrends said. Pioneer has a five-year contract with Boeing to produce hardware that secures 777X stow bins, and for cargo liners in the jet’s belly. That work accounts for about 10 percent of Pioneer’s $33 million annual revenue. Pioneer’s Roadmap to Success training program produces more talent than it needs. It places people with likeminded companies and offers workers “a resource closet” of clothing for interviews. A2Z MANUFACTURING WEST COAST •

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received.The Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity. Lockheed Martin Space, Sunnyvale, California, is awarded $17,976,489 for cost-plus-fixedfee level-of-effort completion modification P00001 to a previously awarded contract (N00030-18-C-0023) to provide the United Kingdom (UK) with engineering and technical support services and deliverable materials for the Trident II Fleet Ballistic Missile System. This contract provides for support for technical planning, direction, coordination, and control to ensure that UK Fleet Ballistic Missile Program requirements are identified and integrated to support planned milestone schedules and emergent requirements. Re-entry Systems UK resident technical support, operational support hardware, and consumable spares are also provided for. Work will be performed in Cape Canaveral, Florida (39.41 percent); Sunnyvale, California (37.62 percent); Titusville, Florida (9.54 percent); Coulport, Scotland (5.70 percent); St. Mary’s, Georgia (2.17 percent); Silverdale, Washington (2.11 percent); and various places below one percent (3.45 percent), with an expected level-of-effort completion date of March 31, 2020, and a deliverable items completion date of June 30, 2021. UK Funds in the amount of $17,976,489 will be obligated on this award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was awarded on a sole source basis, pursuant to 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(4), and was previously synopsized on the Federal Business Opportunities website. Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

Announcements & Releases Continued Department of Defense (DoD) CONTRACTS Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, Oregon, is awarded a $14,731,225 firmfixed-price contract for an 81-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul dry docking of USNSYukon (T-AO 202).Work will include general services, miscellaneous steel repair, starboard main engine 12K overhaul, No. 4 SSDG 60K overhaul, various pump overhauls, lifeboats davit repair and maintenance, tank preservation, Quincy air compressor groom, steel replacement on 06 level doors, flight deck non-skid renewal, and tank deck overhead preservation.The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $16,993,769. Work will be performed in Portland, Oregon, and is expected to begin on April 26, 2019, and is expected to be completed by July 15, 2019. Fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $14,731,225 are obligated for at the time of award. Funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.This contract was competitively procured, with proposals solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer A2Z MANUFACTURING SW •

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Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is being awarded a $7,241,880 advance acquisition contract modification (P00002) to a previously awarded costreimbursable contract (N00019-18-C-1028). This modification extends the period of performance and provides additional funding to procure long lead components, material, parts and associated efforts required to maintain the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System planned low rate initial production, lot 4 production schedule. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (25.3 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (22.7 percent); Salt Lake City, Utah (20.2 percent); Bridgeport,West Virginia (8.2 percent); Red Oak,Texas (4.7 percent);Vandalia, Ohio (.2 percent); various locations within the continental U.S. (15.1 percent); and various locations outside the continental U.S. (3.6 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2019. Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $7,241,880 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Announcements Continued Page 22 Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Woodland Hills, California, is awarded a $104,043,071 fir m-fixed-pr ice, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of up to 503 technical refresh mission computers for UH-1Y, AH-1Z and UH-60V aircraft, including production units; retrofit units; and spare units for the Marine Corps, Defense Logistics Agency, and the government of Bahrain under the Foreign Military Sales Act. Work will be performed in Salt Lake City, Utah (55 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (25 percent); and Woodland Hills, California (20 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2023. No funds will be obligated at time of award; funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.3021. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity. Insitu Inc., Bingen, Washington, is awarded $9,919,602 for modification P00002 to firm-fixed-price delivery order N0001919F2532 against a previously issued basic order ing agreement (N00019-17-G-0001). This modification procures one ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft System; consisting of six ScanEagle air vehicles, technical services and related support equipment for the Government of Indonesia. Work will be performed in Bingen,Washington (52 percent); and outside the continental U.S. (48 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2022. Foreign Military Sales funds in the amount of $9,919,602 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded a $34,306,321 contract action for the Spain MQ-9 Block 5 procurement undefinitized contract action definitization effort. This contract provides for the procurement of two MQ-9 aircraft and associated equipment. Work will be performed in Poway, California, and is expected to be complete by March 31, 2020. This contract involves 100 percent foreign military sales to Spain. Foreign military sales funds in the full amount are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8620-15-G-4040 003401).

Lockheed Martin Missile and Fire Control, Grand Prairie, Texas, was awarded a $237,523,200 fixed-price-incentive contract for development and qualification of a hardware design modification to the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work will be performed in Grand Prairie, Texas, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 1, 2021. Fiscal 2019 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $81,738,692 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-19-C-0065). CORRECTION: A $1,135,410,156 contract modification announced on March 27, 2019, for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Grand Prairie, Texas (P00010) to contract W31P4Q-18-C-0049, stated that it was a Foreign Military Sales (Poland, Bahrain and Romania) contract, however the contract also includes domestic procurement supporting the Army and Marine Corps. All other information in the announcement is correct. A2Z MANUFACTURING WEST COAST

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“2018 was a transformational year that laid the foundation for Arcimoto’s business moving forward,” CEO Mark Frohnmayer, who founded Arcimoto in 2007, said. That’s taken considerable time and money. Last June, Arcimoto talked about being in a position to produce 200 vehicles a week by the end of 2019. In a presentation released Monday, it pushed that target out to 12 months from the start of Evergreen production, and listed delivering 400-plus Evergreens in 2019 as a key goal. For 2020, Arcimoto is now targeting production of 5,000 vehicles, generating revenue around $100 million. It sees growth picking up steam in the years that follow, as depicted in this slide included in the presentation: AMP 1 is Arcimoto’s manufacturing plant in Eugene.The company anticipates expansion of the plant, and new plants, as it grows. Click on the slide to see the full version. The company had revenue of $94,996 in 2018 and reported a loss of just over $11 million. Arcimoto raised a net $18.1 million in its September 2017 public offering, and has raised nearly $10 million in a series of recent secondary offerings and financing moves. Source: Portland Business Journal

Arcimoto, After Spending $11M In 2018, Builds Customer Queue Arcimoto Inc. showed signs of generating revenue in the first quarter of 2019 after plowing around $11 million last year into gearing up production at its Eugene electric vehicle plant. The company released its first full-year annual report as a publicly traded company last month. Arcimoto said it quickly filled a queue of 100 reservations — each coming with a $5,000 nonrefundable deposit — for its initial retail model, the $19,900 FUV Evergreen Edition that was unveiled in early February for customers in West Coast states. It intends to begin delivery of that tranche of vehicles this quarter and is taking orders now for thirdquarter Evergreen production. The company’s list of $100 refundable “pre-orders” was at 3,883. A2Z MANUFACTURING WEST COAST •

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Zunum Aero Is A BoeingBacked Startup Building A Hybrid Electric Regional Airplane Zunum Aero, the hybrid electric airplane startup backed by Boeing and JetBlue Airways, is aiming to have one of its planes enter commercial service in 2020. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but Magnix CEO Roei Ganzarski said motors are being built “as we speak” in the company’s Australian engineering and manufacturing factory. Next, they will be tested on a stationary airframe. Ganzarski said the engines will be flight

tested on a Harbour seaplane in late 2019. “It’s one thing to take a motor and have a small motor with all this power in it, but it’s another to put it on a iron bird and and turn propellers powered by batteries, and then to put it actually on an airplane and fly it,” Ganzarski said. “Not only will it be flying our motors, but we’re doing so with an operator that understands the value that electric propulsion can bring to their operation.” Harbour Air competes with Kenmore Air, which operates a seaplane service to Vancouver and other British Columbia cities from Kenmore and Seattle’s Lake Union. Harbour’s de Havilland Beaver andTwin Otter aircraft will be powered by Magnix’s magni500, a 750-horsepower all electric motor, Ganzarski said. The first Harbour plane to be converted will be a six-seat Beaver, the workhorse of Harbour’s fleet.


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NW Cleantech Accelerator Gets Toyota Foundation Backing, Seeks Applicants The Toyota Mobility Foundation is backing the Cascadia Cleantech Accelerator’s 2019 program as lead sponsor, a $25,000 commitment. TheToyota foundation is aimed at innovation in sustainable transportation, but “even for companies not directly related to mobility, they will be able to offer excellence in supply chain management, marketing and sales, composite materials, manufacturing, proof-of-concept testing, modeling and more,” CleanTech Alliance CEO Tom Ranken said in a statement. The range of the accelerator’s efforts is evident in the recent proof-ofconcept grants it handed out. Consider the two Oregon companies that got $55,000 apiece:Wheyward Spirit, a Eugene startup that uses whey left over from the cheesemaking process to make ultra premium spirits; and Bladerunner Energy, a Bend startup that’s developed a hydropower rotor that can be easily deployed for sustainable distributed energy generation.



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Pacific Swiss & Manufacturing, Inc. is an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Company and A Global Supplier Of Swiss and Micro Miniature Swiss Components Pacific Swiss & Manufacturing, Inc. is exclusively focused on CNC Swiss machining and CNC Swiss Micro Miniature machining. Their secret sauce is simple; hire the best employees, utilize the best machines, run these automated machines 24/7 lights-out for maximum machine tool utilization, and produce perfect product that comes off the machines burr free and ready for inspection. Greg Cde Baca leads the team at Pacific Swiss as a second-generation machinist. Greg started the old-fashioned way, working his way through his father’s traditional machine shop; sweeping floors, deburring parts, and learning the trade during summer breaks from school. Greg became efficient at manual machining and setting up traditional CNC lathes and CNC mills and put the broom away to become a viable member of Greg Cde Baca, President of his father’s machining business.While making Pacific Swiss, proudly holding their recently attained ISO Cerification sales calls, he heard his customers in unison saying they needed small Swiss components quickly. When his father explained to Greg that wasn’t where he saw his business going, Greg put his nickels and dimes together along with his expertise and purchased his first Citizen CNC Swiss Machine. Pacific Swiss was born in 1995 and Greg began by leasing a small area in the back corner of his new landlord’s shop, his Dad’s shop.

Long parts produced on the Citizen Machines at Pacific Swiss

Larger diameter parts produced on the Citizen Machines at Pacific Swiss

Hard work and a dedication to Swiss machining helped Greg build his business. Greg figured out that by duplicating himself through his automated machines he could work his business by day and set up his machines for lights-out manufacturing by night. This formula has been instrumental in his quest to be one of the most competitive Swiss machine shops in the industry. Pacific Swiss sells to customers worldwide and even into China. What…? That’s what you just read, China. Greg states, “There is a complexity to some parts that China cannot achieve. Our medical customers’ in China have entrusted us to manufacture their micro and small complex parts for over a decade.” When you’re good at servicing your customers and being consistent, the way Pacific Swiss is, word gets out.The other way Greg has duplicated his effort and himself is through professional manufacturing sales representatives strategically placed throughout the United States. Pacific Swiss has five manufacturing representatives in major territories west of the Mississippi and growth last year was over 38%. This amazing growth shows that Greg’s decision to utilize ‘Reps’ was a good direction for the company. Another good direction for Pacific Swiss was becoming ISO Certified in December of 2018. Greg enlisted the expertise of BMSC, as consultants to come in and make the ISO upgrade process easy, efficient and understandable. Greg said “The first time I called Bretta the owner A2Z MANUFACTURING WEST COAST •

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A family of Swiss Parts produced on the Citizen Machines at Pacific Swiss of BMSC, I spoke to her and her colleague Debbie Hart. They asked questions, talked with me about the MIL-I45208a and MIL-Q-9858a we were already compliant to, and assured me that obtaining the ISO certification was not rocket science.They made the transition for my team and I so easy, we basically wrapped ISO around everything we were doing, and with a couple of minor improvements we were able to pass our audit and we are now ISO 9001:2015 certified.” Greg continued, “The reason this ISO certification was so important is many of our medical companies

require the ISO certification to do business with us directly. It was evident to us we had to step up to ISO certification to continue growing the business. Bretta and Debbie came to the shop and made the training process fun and the actual implementation easy. This helped us to embrace it. It became our system because of the way they worked with us. We would highly recommend BMSC to anyone trying to get their shop up to ISO standards for certification!”

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Continuously improving has helped Pacific Swiss grow in a concerted and viable way through the years. Investing into their employees’ education and training, healthcare, ISO processes, and state of the art machines and all have enabled the company to grow at a consistent rate. One of the most recent key investments was to add another Citizen CNC Swiss Machine to their already expansive line. This past January the purchase of a second Citizen L32 VIII brought their total to nine Citizen CNC Swiss machines. These are comprised of a wide range of models capable of machining parts from .005” diameter to 1-1/4” diameter, from all types of metals and plastics. The sliding headstock type automatic CNC lathe allows flexibility from simple to very complex machining in one operation, dropping parts complete off the machine.The alliance they have with their Citizen distributor Spinetti Machinery is one of mutual trust and support. While the Citizen machines rarely go down, when they do the Spinetti service team offers immediate phone

support and quick on-site service. A quick testimonial from a few devoted customers of Pacific Swiss: “I met Greg at a machine tool show years ago in Oregon and I sent him a few RFQ’s. I was very surprised a company from Oregon could bid so competitively. When I received the product, it was shipped with material certifications, wrapped as I could deliver them to my customer, and passed with flying colors. I have utilized them ever since. Their price, delivery, and product is so perfect, why would I go anywhere else?” -Vice President of Manufacturing in Phoenix, AZ “For a manufacture’s rep having reliable suppliers is paramount. In addition to dependability and great customer service, having a supplier who invests in their customers is equally important. Over the past five plus years of representing Pacific Swiss, owner Greg Cde Baca and his team have demonstrated both. In addition to the stellar Pacific Swiss service record they have demonstrated a commitment to supporting their customer’s growth time and again by the addition of new, more efficient equipment and quality systems. Pacific Swiss is a company our customers and I can depend on. For a rep it doesn’t get any better! “ -Sales ProfessionalWashington

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Micro Swiss parts compared to table salts “I have been doing business with Pacific Swiss going on three years and find them a pleasure to work with. They have a great staff who listens to its customers and who’s goal it is to meet their needs. Pacific Swiss produces quality parts with prices that invite comparison.” - Sales Professional Arizona

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Making room for the needs the large machines associated with EUV could also drive Intel’s current plans to expand its massive Hillsboro manufacturing facility.

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How A Dutch Company’s Technology Is Likely Driving Intel’s Expansion

The technology is so important Intel and its rivals invested heavily in ASML seven years ago. Intel, Samsung Electronics and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. agreed to purchase 25 percent of ASML’s shares. Now that the tech is ready, all three have cut their stakes since 2017. “There was agreement in the industry and the huge opportunity of EUV and what it could bring to the industry as a whole,” said Marco Pieters, ASML vice president of product marketing for EUV. “People realized that the investment to get there couldn’t be the burden of one party only.” EUV is a different way to prep wafers during chip manufacturing. It will be used in tandem with existing deep ultraviolet technology. It’s necessary for critical layers in the process. Existing deep ultraviolet technology uses a 195-nanometer wavelength of light to pattern multiple layers of transistors and interconnects onto the wafers. In the complex process, a finished wafer goes through hundreds of printing passes. At its current 10-nanometer size, Intel has hit the limits for deep ultraviolet lithography. In order to get the resolution needed for the tiny structures required to shrink a chip to 7-nanometers, it requires EUV, which works at a shorter 13.5 nanometer wavelength, said Pieters.

In the last three years or so,ASML’s Hillsboro team has grown to “It’s a broad tip pen versus a fine tip pen,” he more than 600 people. In the next five years, it expects to double said in terms of the resolution quality. in size.The reason: Its across the street neighbor Intel Corp. And while ASML won’t discuss specific clients, Intel is indeed one of As straight forward as that sounds, ASML had its corporate customers. to overcome some immense challenges. One was the light itself: The short wavelengths ASML, which is based in the Netherlands, makes equipment used don’t travel through air or glass, which are to manufacture computer chips.The office in Hillsboro, one of the present in current systems. EUV light comes company’s 60 worldwide sites, is a major engineering support site from a specially designed high-powered laser. for the company. Its equipment is used in the photolithography Anywhere the light travels must be within in portion of the production process. ASML is rolling out the next a vacuum. generation of machine — one that uses extreme ultraviolet light — needed to help such companies as Intel continue to make chips smaller. The lasers are used to hit tiny drops of tin to create a plasma, which then radiates the right ASML’s EUV technology is expected to be used in Intel’s 7-nanometer chips: It could even help the wavelength of light. The laser hits 50,000 company avoid the costly delays it experienced with its 10-nanometer generation. drops of tin every second and every drop is hit A2Z MANUFACTURING WEST COAST •

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twice, Pieters said. The company also designed mirrors to reflect the light onto masked wafers. For an idea of how precise the technology is, Pieter Kuijper, who’s head of the Hillsboro office and the company’s North America customer service director, noted that if a dime was placed upright on the moon, the laser here on earth could shoot a hole through the coin’s center.

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Magnix Inks Deal To Supply Engines For Seaplanes In a deal that will transform seaplanes into e-planes, Redmond-based Magnix has signed a deal with Harbour Air to supply new electric motors for the operator’s fleet. Magnix said its partnership with Harbour Air — a Vancouver-based airline that serves Seattle and 11 other Northwest destinations — covers more than 40 airplanes. The deal further solidifies the Puget Sound region as a major player in the electric aviation sector with companies such as Boeing-backed Zunum Aero developing hybrid electric airplanes. Zunum Aero, the hybrid electric airplane startup backed by Boeing and JetBlue Airways, is aiming to have one of its planes enter commercial service in 2020. Harbour Air competes with Kenmore Air, which operates a seaplane service to Vancouver and other British Columbia cities from Kenmore and Seattle’s Lake Union. Harbour Air bills itself as the world’s first “carbon neutral” airline. Since 2007, it’s bought carbon offsets to cover its airplanes’ emissions.


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With the move, first reported by the Oregonian, the company said it will shift marine aluminum work and workers from sites in Seattle and Clackamas to Vancouver. The Oregonian had reported last fall that Vigor was debating whether to carry out the landing-craft project in Portland or Seattle, and that Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler had made overtures to Frank Foti, Vigor’s chief executive. “Vigor looked in both Oregon and Washington state at building and buying options for this facility,” the company said in its announcement. But in the end, Vigor passed over both of the big cities, saying “the opportunity to bring its entire aluminum fabrication team together in one location was a primary driver coupled with the livability of the community, its proximity to existing Vigor facilities, and the excellent suitability of the Christensen facility for Vigor’s production needs.” Source:Portland Business Journal

The Skills Gap is a Lie, Says Titan Gilroy If you ever need a reason to be proud that you chose manufacturing as your career, just listen to Titan Gilroy, owner and CEO of Titans of CNC.

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Vigor will build a next-generation U.S. Army landing craft in Vancouver, Wash., where it expects to “eventually employ approximately 400 workers, the company said.

While his own personal story is the stuff of movies, (see story here) his passion is getting this country to train its young people for the future jobs that manufacturing is going to need.

The announcement comes 16 months after the Portland-based company landed the nearly $1 billion project contract, its biggest ever.

And Gilroy is not afraid to take on any system, thinking or widely-held perceptions that are standing in the way of ensuring that the U.S. returns to its manufacturing roots.

Vigor said it’s taking over the former home of Christiansen Yachts to set up the all-aluminum fabrication facility and “will be investing millions in capital upgrades and equipment.”

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awareness.” Parents, teachers and educators are unaware of the jobs in an industry that is currently machining parts on rockets going to space. His company, for example, has worked with SpaceX to build the precision parts that require high levels of expertise. And acquiring that expertise will provide good paying and exciting jobs. “We are selling our children short by not teaching them the skills of the future,” said Gilroy.To teach those skills Gilroy created the Titans of CNC Academy. It is his life’s mission to step in where the education system has gaps and provide that knowledge. He has set up academies in schools, cities and in San Quentin. “Anyone can learn these skills and we must teach them so employees can bring them to your companies and make you competitive.” Using three modules, CAD, CAM and CNC he virtually trains students or anyone who wants to learn. “It’s an easy way to learn as I have created an exact process that enables users to learn how to design and create machined parts. We start with CAD and anyone can do drawings in 20 minutes. If you follow the tutorial, you will have a solid model. We teach the process.” “The kids are capable of greatness,” Gilroy said. “They can take this trade beyond what we imagine. We need to have an open mind. We need to say you are brilliant, here is the curriculum, here is an opportunity.”

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Whatever the reason, business has never been better. The company’s employment has doubled in the past four years to 400. It’s got another 35 open jobs. “Benchmade is highly thought of in the industry and has been for quite some time,” said Steve Shackleford, editor of Blade magazine. “We look for them to be a player in the industry for a long time.” Les de Asis founded Benchmade in California in 1979. He moved the company to Clackamas County in 1990 in order to be closer to the region’s cluster of knife companies, which now includes Gerber, Kershaw and Leatherman. He also wanted a place to more comfortably raise his two young children. Soft-spoken, humble and with a reputation for ingenuity, de Asis has a personality not unlike Tim Leatherman, another Portland knife-industry pioneer. He dresses casually in jeans, a collared shirt and a fleece vest. Also like Leatherman, de Asis has prioritized innovation, durability and quality. All Benchmade knives come with a lifetime warranty and lifetime free sharpening. Benchmade has four product lines: Blue, for everyday use, Black for heavy users, such as law enforcement and the military, Gold for custom knives and Hunt, for hunters. Knives start around $140. Some cost more than $700. De Asis is credited with being among the first to make mass-produced knives in collaboration with artisan knifemakers.“They use some of the best knifemakers as designers and have for some time,” Shackleford said. “They’ve been a leader in that regard.” Product line manager Hans Albing said the company’s products are in demand with discerning law enforcement users, enthusiasts and collectors. “We’re best in class in every single category,” he said. “Most companies have been in a race to the bottom.” Benchmade doesn’t disclose sales. Blade magazine last year reported it’s had eight consecutive years of double-digit growth.

highest-quality factory knives in the world.” In November, de Asis, who remains CEO, handed day-to-day operations of the company to his son, Jon deAsis. The company remains family-owned. Benchmade operates out of two buildings in Oregon City. Blades are cut from raw steel with a laser. Handles are made from a variety of materials including aluminum, titanium and stabilized woods. Workers shape and polish the blades and handles and assemble knives on-site. Most work stations include micrometers and calipers used to measure the size of the blades and handles. They can take measurements as precise as 1/1000 of an inch, about 1/4 the thickness of a sheet of paper. The precision is necessary because many of the company’s knives fold. “If it were any more you’d feel it,” Albing said. Before it’s packed into a box, every knife is hand sharpened. Factory workers also test each knife by slicing pieces of scrap paper. “A sharp edge is important to a Benchmade knife consumer,” Albing said. The entry-wage for factory workers is $15 an hour. Blade online editor Ben Sobieck said part of the success is attributable to a surge in knife-collecting because of the popularity of “Forged in Fire” a show on the History Channel. “The visibility of Benchmade has certainly increased as the knife market in general has increased,” he said. “It’s one of those rising-tides-lifts-all-boats situations.” Shackleford said Benchmade’s commitment to U.S. manufacturing should shield the company if the market ebbs. “With our readers, it makes a big difference if the knife is made in America,” he said. “They want to know the country of manufacture. They use that as a big deciding factor when they buy a knife.” In 2016, Oregon State University recognized the company with an Excellence in Family Business Award. Blade magazine inducted de Asis into its Cutlery Hall of Fame two years ago. De Asis also is an original member of the American Knife and Tool Institute. “He has been a leader in the industry for a long time,” Shackleford said. “They make some of the

In order to find workers, Benchmade partners with Clackamas Community College, local high schools and the local employment agency to introduce manufacturing as a career option. The company is visible at career fairs and sponsors local events. “They are a fantastic partner in this community,” said Clackamas Workforce Partnership Executive Director Bridget Dazey. “They are engaged in education, economic development, workforce, work readiness and career exploration. They step up when asked.” Source: Portland Business Journal


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3D PRINTING The Need For Speed: The Potential Of Additive Manufacturing Is Enormous, And Materializing Now by ScottWoolley

After a career spent inventing new ways to manipulate metal, William Carter sometimes imagines what it would be like to demonstrate GE’s latest technology to a blacksmith visiting from the Bronze Age. While the time-traveling metallurgist would have no trouble recognizing the wax patterns and ceramic molds used to cast turbine blades and other large metal items, Carter says, he chuckles at the idea of his visitor watching computer-guided lasers conjure elaborate objects from a bed of metal powder: “What it would look like to him is as though we are making parts from burning dirt.”




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process, known as selective laser sintering, caught the eye of William Carter, then a freshly minted Ph.D. working at GE Research. Soon it would capture Carter’s imagination as well. He teamed up with Marshall Jones, a fellow GE Research engineer and laser expert bound for the National Inventors Hall of Fame, and pitched his boss on a bold idea: Why not take the concept pioneered by Deckard using plastic and instead try to make objects out of metal? Using additive manufacturing to make metal parts soon produced very high-quality prototypes, to the delight of Carter and Jones, but also revealed a fundamental problem.The laser fusing the metal powder into a solid object focused on such a fine point — typically around a tenth of a millimeter — that it took ages for the beam to create even small objects. “The process was painfully slow,” Carter says. “But I saw it as a huge opportunity.”


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After writing a paper on their early experiments, Jones focused on lasers and Carter returned to other research on metals processing. Developments continued in the industry, and by the mid-2010s, many other engineers and executives had become believers in the potential of the new technology. GE responded by making a series of deals, including partnerships, acquisitions and other investments, to stay at the vanguard. Carter had never shaken the 3D-printing bug, and soon returned to the technology, using it to build a series of larger and larger parts at faster and faster speeds. One recent success came in the building of combustor liners for jet engines. Combustor liners are heavily perforated parts that control the flow of cooling air into the hottest sections of the engine. The new additive process made it possible to redesign the perforations as complex tunnels that route the air through the metal to spots engineers had trouble reaching, and opens up a new world of performance and efficiency gains.

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Unfortunately, the easiest solutions come with new problems of their own. Carter explains it this way: “If you’re watering your lawn nicely, and then you switch to a fire hose, you get a different result. That same thing happens with lasers, if you just switch to higher power.” To handle that problem, Carter has teamed up with Livermore’s Manyalibo “Ibo” Matthews, who has been using a camera running at up to 10 million frames per second to show what happens when the laser hits the “melt pool” where the metal particles fuse together.


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Data as of March 25, 2019. 20 youth onsite. 2 in High School. 18 out of 20 have earned income or social security. HMIS is showing currently working with 15 SYS contacts (under 18)

Golf Course in Freeland,WA.We are looking for sponsors, and donations for this event to support this remarkable organization. All proceeds will go directly to Ryan’s House.

There are several ways you can support this event: - Hole sponsorships for $200 each. You can sponsor as many holes as you desire. - Lump sum donations to the tournament in any amount. - A monthly donation commitment to Ryan’s House for Youth. - If you are a gambler, how about sponsoring Eagles for Ryan. Any eagle scored guarantees a $500 donation to RHFY. - Sponsor a hole-in-one that guarantees $1,000 donation to RHFY. There were only four at Holmes Harbor GC all last season so the odds of a payout on that one are pretty low. Or you can play in the tournament! There will be a host of money raising side bets to make this a memorable and fun fund raiser! Lunch will be provided and a live auction following. If interested in playing you must secure your spot quickly as the field is rapidly filling. This year we have only 25 carts available to accommodate 50 participants. Check out the tournament website: and read about the tournament donation options and all the miraculous accomplishments happening regularly at RHFY. In conversation, Lori Cavender shared the b i t t e r - s we e t n e s s o f success and concer n. “Seeing youth and young adults accomplish their goals of stable employment and housing and raising new families of their own is especially fulfilling. Passing Host Home legislation was probably my biggest success because it will give youth across the state of Washington the opportunity to be housed with caring and loving families.” Ryan and Abby Busche

“Financial stability is the ongoing difficult hurdle due to annual increases in

costs of repairs to the facility and the need for more staff as we help more youth and young adults. As a small nonprofit organization on a small island it is hard to raise the funds and though we ae so grateful for every dollar, $5 to $10 checks in the mail are hard to budget. We really need an angel donor to help bring us to the next level. We have great outcomes and we are changing lives. Our dedicated staff volunteer extra hours off the clock to help when necessary but that isn’t sustainable nor is it acceptable long term.” We invite you to become a supporter of a great event for a great cause. Visit: www. and follow your heart. If you have any questions regarding this event or RHFY, call 425.501.7342, or email stephen@ or RHF Y 360.331.4575 Respectfully submitted – Stephen M. Hannemann – President SMH Inc.


39 • APR - MAY ‘19

Buyer’s Guide & Card Gallery Equipment and Services

Cutting Tools made in the U.S.A. since 1964

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ACCESSORIES Abrasive Systems Applications Specialities____ 253-872-0305 MESCO______________ 626-303-5680

S.L. Fusco San Leandro_____510-895-9000 S.L. Fusco R. Dominguez____ 310-868-1010 S.L. Fusco National City_____619-477-7733 Swift Tool Co, Inc._______ 800-562-0900 Tool Technology, Inc.______800-335-8437 Air Cleaning Guns Royal Products_________631-273-1010 Air Coupliings Bilz USA____________ 224-563-7233 Auto-Bar Feed Systems Western Machine Center____408-955-1000 Ballscrews C & M Precision Spindle, Inc.__503-691-0955 Band Saws/Saw Blades Bandsaw Tech__________562--419-7675

Cycle Time Solutions_____________ 510-708-8665 S.L. Fusco San Leandro_____510-895-9000


12/6/2018 10:33:33 AM

S.L. Fusco R. Dominguez____ 310-868-1010 S.L. Fusco San Leandro_____ 510-895-9000 S.L. Fusco National City_____ 619-477-7733 S.L. Fusco R. Dominguez____ 310-868-1010 Swift Tool Co, Inc.________ 800-562-0900 S.L. Fusco National City_____ 619-477-7733 Swift Tool Co, Inc.________ 800-562-0900 Band Saw Replacement Parts Tool Technology, Inc.______ 800-335-8437 Bandsaw Tech__________ 562--419-7675 Band Saw Repair Chemicals: Ultrasonic Bandsaw Tech__________ 562--419-7675 Star Metal Fluids________ 800-367-9966 Bar Feeders Automatics & Machinery Co., Inc_303-990-6190 Edge Technologies_______ 562-243-4659 Bar Feeder Repair Edge Technologies_______ 562-243-4659 Boring THINBIT_____________ 888-844-6248 Burrs Fullerton Tool Company_____ 303-478-3497 Cams Dayton Lamina._________ 708-203-6684 Carbide Tools, Indexable Cycle Time Solutions______ 510-708-8665 Horizon Carbide_________ 602-524-3802 MESCO______________ 626-303-5680

40 • APR - MAY ‘19

Buds Equipment Sales______435-659-9455 Coolant Applications Specialities______253-872-0305 Star Metal Fluids_________800-367-9966 Tool Technology, Inc._______800-335-8437 US Shop Tools___________800-243-7701

Coolant Systems & Chillers MP Systems____________909-282-7463 Collets & Chucks Star Metal Fluids_________800-367-9966 Cycle Time Solutions______ 510-708-8665 Edge Technologies_______ 314-692-8388 Swift Tool Co, Inc._________800-562-0900 Royal Products_________ 631-273-1010 Countersinks, Swift Tool Co, Inc.________ 800-562-0900 Fullerton Tool Company______ 303-478-3497 Tool Technology, Inc.______ 800-335-8437 Cutting Fluids & Oils US Shop Tools__________ 800-243-7701 Castrol_______________800-894-7773 CNC Lathe Accessories Hangsterfer’s___________ 316-640-2462 Trusty-Cook___________ 877-240-2462 Hangsterfer’s___________ 760-580-1357 Von Ruden Manufacturing, Inc._ 763-682--3122 S.L. Fusco San Leandro______510-895-9000 CNC Spindle Liners S.L. Fusco R. Dominguez_____310-868-1010 Trusty-Cook___________ 877-240-2462 S.L. Fusco National City______619-477-7733 Computer Enclosures-Protective Star Metal Fluids________ 800-367-9966 Byte Box______________ 888-bytebox Swift Tool Co, Inc.________ 800-562-0900 Cooling Systems Cutting Tools

Division of Curran Manufacturing Corporation

200 Oser Avenue Hauppauge, NY 11788 U.S.A.


1-631-273-1010 1-800-645-4174 Fax: 1-631-273-1066 1-800-424-2082

US Shop Tools__________800-243-7701

4740 NE 166th Avenue Portland, OR 97230 (503) 224-6061 (877) 398-6061 Fax (503) 253-1790 Cell (503) 572-9331

Regional Sales Manager

Keyseat Cutters Fullerton Tool Company_____303-478-3497

ERIC JAMES 15600 NE 8th, Ste B-1, #162 | Bellevue, WA 98008 Office: 425.881.1200 | Cell: 206.713.7748 |

John Palmer Jr.

Vice President: Northwest Region

Applications Specialities____ 253-872-0305 Royal Products_________ 631-273-1010 S.L. Fusco San Leandro_____ 510-895-9000 Die Tooling Springs S.L. Fusco R. Dominguez____ 310-868-1010 Bilz USA____________ 224-563-7233 S.L. Fusco National City_____ 619-477-7733 Dayton Lamina._________ 708-203-6684 Horizon Carbide________ 602-524-3802 Swift Tool Co, Inc.________ 800-562-0900 Drills/Cutters-Magnetic Innovative Tool Sales______714-780-0730 Tool Technology, Inc.______800-335-8437 MESCO______________ 626-303-5680 Bilz USA_____________224-563-7233 Fabrication Tooling Rosco Precision Machinery___ 206-818-6813 Innovative Tool Sales______714-780-0730 Dayton Lamina._______708-203-6684 S.L. Fusco San Leandro_____510-895-9000 S.L. Fusco San Leandro_____510-895-9000 Filiter Mist Collectors S.L. Fusco R. Dominguez____ 310-868-1010 S.L. Fusco R. Dominguez___310-868-1010 Royal Products_______631-273-1010 S.L. Fusco National City_____619-477-7733 S.L. Fusco National City____619-477-7733 Form Tooling Dovetail Fixtures Swift Tool Co, Inc._______ 800-562-0900 THINBIT_____________ 888-844-6248 THINBIT_____________888-844-6248 RyansDovetails.com_______ 253-876-9981 Grooving Head, Grooving Tools Drills/Reamers/Taps Tool Technology, Inc.______ 800-335-8437 Cycle Time Solutions______ 510-708-8665 US Shop Tools__________800-243-7701 Bilz USA_____________224-563-7233 THINBIT_____________ 888-844-6248 Von Ruden Manufacturing, Inc._763-682--3122 S.L. Fusco San Leandro_____510-895-9000 Guide Bushings, Swiss S.L. Fusco R. Dominguez____ 310-868-1010 Cutting Tool Holders Edge Technologies_______ 314-692-8388 Bilz USA____________ 224-563-7233 S.L. Fusco National City______619-477-773 Hydraulic Fluids Innovative Tool Sales______714-780-0730 Swift Tool Co, Inc.________ 800-562-0900 S.L. Fusco San Leandro_____ 510-895-9000 EDM Materials & Supplies Cutting Tool Systems S.L. Fusco R. Dominguez___310-868-1010 Bilz USA____________ 224-563-7233 Desert EDM____________480-816-6300 S.L. Fusco National City____619-477-7733 Cycle Time Solutions______510-708-8665 EDM Network__________480-836-1782 Indestructable Keyboards EDM Performance_ _ ______800-336-2946 Innovative Tool Sales______714-780-0730 Byte Box______________ 888-bytebox End Mills S.L. Fusco San Leandro_____510-895-9000 Inserts S.L. Fusco R. Dominguez____ 310-868-1010 Applications Specialities_____253-872-0305 Horizon Carbide_________ 602-524-3802

Live Centers Royal Products_________631-273-1010 Load Unload Systems Edge Technologies_______314-692-8388 Lubricants / Systems Hangsterfer’s__________316-640-2462 Hangsterfer’s__________ 760-580-1357 S.L. Fusco San Leandro_____510-895-9000 S.L. Fusco R. Dominguez____ 310-868-1010 S.L. Fusco National City_____619-477-7733 Star Metal Fluids_______ 800-367-9966 Swift Tool Co, Inc._______ 800-562-0900 Tool Technology, Inc.______ 800-335-8437 Machine Tool Acccessories Swift Tool Co, Inc.________800-562-0900 Tool Technology, Inc.______ 800-335-8437 US Shop Tools__________800-243-7701 Von Ruden Manufacturing, Inc._763-682--3122 Machine Tool Cool Filtration S.L. Fusco San Leandro_____510-895-9000 S.L. Fusco R. Dominguez____ 310-868-1010 S.L. Fusco National City_____619-477-7733 Star Metal Fluids_______ 800-367-9966 Tool Technology, Inc.______ 800-335-8437 Milling & Turning Products Von Ruden Manufacturing, Inc._763-682--3122

S.L. Fusco National City_____619-477-7733 Bilz USA_____________224-563-7233 Swift Tool Co, Inc.________ 800-562-0900 Modular Spray Systems THINBIT_____________888-844-6248 Fullerton Tool Company_____303-478-3497 Jaws Swift Tool Co, Inc._______ 800-562-0900 Deburring Tools Horizon Carbide_________602-524-3802 EDM Network__________ 480-836-1782 Optical Mouse-Silicone Based Von Ruden Manufacturing, Inc. Since 1946

Fluid Power / Mechanical / Tool Products ISO 9001:2008 Certified

Brandon Anderson President

MOBILE: 612.251.0868 E-MAIL:

DIRECT: 763.682.0322 PHONE: 763.682.3122 FAX: 763.682.3954

1008 First Street NE - PO Box 699 - Buffalo, MN 55313 USA Made in USA

Driven Tooling for the Machine Tool Industry

Made in USA


41 • APR - MAY ‘19

Exclusive provider of OKUMA

Marc Goerlich Business Manager

GOSIGER NORTHWEST 21911 68TH Ave South Kent, WA 98032

C 253.278.1110


Since 1922

ISO 9001:2008 Certified


Brandon Anderson

Von Ruden Manufacturing, Inc. MOBILE: 612.251.0868 E-MAIL:

DIRECT: 763.682.0322 PHONE: 763.682.3122 FAX: 763.682.3954

1008 First Street NE - PO Box 699 - Buffalo, MN 55313 USA Made in Italy

Driven Tooling for the Machine Tool Industry

Made in Italy

Precision Metal Fabrication Byte Box_____________ 888-bytebox THINBIT_____________ 888-844-6248 Apprenticeships Tooling Pins & Bushings Packaging/Shipping Supplies AJAC_______________206-737-8342 Dayton Lamina._________ 708-203-6684 Alliance Packaging______ 206-445-5898Training & Education Tool Sharpening (Grinding) Parts Washing Equipment Ebbco Inc____________800-809-3901 Applications Specialities_____ 253-872-0305 AJAC_______________206-737-8342 BANKING Polycrystalline Diamond (PCD) Swift Tool Co, Inc.________ 800-562-0900 Quick Turn Financial______ 415-608-5692 Tooling Systems Fullerton Tool Company_____303-478-3497 Applications Specialities_____ 253-872-0305 Precision Bearings C & M Precision Spindle, Inc.__ 503-691-0955 Bilz USA_____________ 224-563-7233 Cycle Time Solutions______ 510-708-8665 Probing Systems Sherpa Design_________ 503-771-3570 Horizon Carbide_________ 602-524-3802 Rosco Precision Machinery___ 253-333-2439 Profiling THINBIT_____________ 888-844-6248 RyansDovetails.com_______ 253-876-9981 S.L. Fusco San Leandro_____ 510-895-9000 Punch Die Tooling S.L. Fusco R. Dominguez____ 310-868-1010 Dayton Lamina._________708-203-6684 S.L. Fusco National City_____ 619-477-7733 Safety Products THINBIT_____________ 888-844-6248 US Shop Tools__________800-243-7701 Von Ruden Manufacturing, Inc._763-682--3122 Saw Blades & Replacement Parts Western Sintering________ 509-375-3096 Rocky Mountain Saw Blades_ 303--761-3000 Vises & Vise Jaws SawBlade.com_________ 800--240-2932 RyansDovetails.com_______ 253-876-9981 Solvents: Vapor degreasing Workholding Star Metal Fluids________800-367-9966 Applications Specialities_____ 253-872-0305 Solvents:Hand Wipe Cycle Time Solutions______ 510-708-8665 Star Metal Fluids________800-367-9966 Innovative Tool Sales______ 714-780-0730

Pacific Continental Bank____ 503-310-3604

42 • APR - MAY ‘19

Pacific Continental Bank____503-310-3604 U.S. Bank Equipment______800-810-0038 FORK LIFTS Bixby Machine Tool Supply___509-534-1208 GARNET GMA Garnet Group ______ 832-243-9300 GRINDING Grinding Filtration

U.S. Bank Equipment______ 800-810-0038 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT S.L. Fusco San Leandro_____ 510-895-9000 SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS S.L. Fusco R. Dominguez____ 310-868-1010 Creative Aero Engineering_____562-443-7566 S.L. Fusco National City_____ 619-477-7733 Vision 33 _______ 303-937-6543 Ext. 353 Grinding Machines CAD TRAINING

Bixby Machine Tool Supply___ 509-534-1208

Creative Aero Engineering_____562-443-7566 CNC Machine Services______ 425-788-4500 CNC PROGRAMING TRAINING Ellison Technologies_______ 206-669-3578 Gosiger In WA__________ 937-586-5067 DISIGN FOR MANUFACTURABILITY Gosiger In CA__________ 714-446-7770

3-D Plastics, Inc._________503-720-0572 KNUTH Machine Tools______ 847-415-3333 DOOR SYSTEMS

Machine Toolworks_______ 800-426-2052

Automatic Door opening Systems North-South Machinery_____ 562-690-7616 Midaco Corporation_______847-593-8420 North Western Machinery____ 206-583-2333 Performance Machine Tools___ 510-249-1000 ENGINEERING/DESIGN

Mechanical Design Solvents: Mil PRF 680 MESCO_______________626-303-5680 Creative Aero Engineering_____562-443-7566 Star Metal Fluids________800-367-9966 APPRENTICESHIPS & TRAINING ERP SOFTWARE Special Tooling Aerospace & Advanced ManufacVIision 33____________ 206-456-5185 THINBIT_____________ 888-844-6248 turing Apprenticeships Stamping Tooling AJAC_______________ 206-737-8342 Business Management Software Solutions Dayton Lamina._________708-203-6684 Machining Apprenticeships AJAC_______________ 206-737-8342 VIision 33____________ 206-456-5185 Threading



Sharp Machine Tool_______ 310-944-8016 Guard & Vacuum Pedestals For Grinders Midaco Corporation_______847-593-8420

Sharp Machine Tool_______ 310-944-8016 Grinders, Rotary CNC Machine Services______ 425-788-4500

Carlos R. Lugo Sales Manager




(206) 583-2333 Fax (206) 583-0698 Cell (206) 898-6900

1222 S. Weller St. Seattle, WA 98144


Sales Manager

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


101 Bilby Rd, Building #2 Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Silicon & Quartz DCM Tech ____________ 800-533-5339 Punch & Die INSPECTION EQUIP Hexagon_____________ 206-304-3847 King Machine Inc.________ 509-435-6741 OGP ______________ 480-889-9056 Rosco Precision Machinery___ 206-818-6813 S.L. Fusco San Leandro_____ 510-895-9000 S.L. Fusco R. Dominguez____ 310-868-1010 S.L. Fusco National City_____ 619-477-7733

Swift Tool Co, Inc._______ 800-562-0900 Zeiss Industrial Metrology___800-327-9735 3D CAD for CMM Hexagon_____________ 206-304-3847 CMM Probes Hexagon_____________ 206-304-3847 OGP ______________ 480-889-9056

Zeiss Industrial Metrology___800-327-9735 Coordinate Measuring Mach. Hexagon_____________ 206-304-3847 OGP ______________ 480-889-9056

Zeiss Industrial Metrology___800-327-9735 Laser Trackers Metrology Instruments Hexagon_____________ 206-304-3847 OGP ______________ 480-889-9056

Zeiss Industrial Metrology___800-327-9735 Optical Comparators Hexagon_____________ 206-304-3847 OGP ______________ 480-889-9056

CHARLIE TAYLOR 15600 NE 8th, Ste B-1, #162 | Bellevue, WA 98008 Office: 425.881.1200 | Cell: 503.781.2327 |

Zeiss Industrial Metrology_800-327-9735 Romi Machine Tools, Ltd_____ 480-510-4146 Particle Inspection Mach Rosco Precision Machinery___ 253-333-2439 DCM Tech ____________ 800-533-5339 Santa Cruz Electronics______ 831-479-5444 INSURANCE Selway Machine Tool______ 503-314-3165 Selway Machine Tool______ 425-931-1680 Business Insurance Solutions Sentry Insurance________ 877-373-6879 Selway Machine Tool______ 925-699-2522 MACHINERY/MACHINE TOOLS Sharp Machine Tool_______ 310-944-8016 Summit Machine Tool______ 800-654-3262 Additive Manufacturing 3D Machines CNC Lathes-Big Bore Gosiger In WA__________ 937-586-5067 Ganesh Machinery_______ 818-349-9166 Gosiger In CA__________ 714-446-7770 3 , 4, & 5 Axis CNC Mills Production Machine Tools, Inc._ 425-881-1200 Desert EDM____________480-816-6300 Ellison Technologies_______ 206-669-3578 Boring Mills Ganesh Machinery_______ 818-349-9166 Rosco Precision Machinery___ 253-333-2439 Gosiger In WA__________ 937-586-5067 Bridgeport Parts Desert EDM____________480-816-6300 King Machine Inc.________ 509-435-6741 Machine Toolworks_______ 800-426-2052 CNC Controls & Retro Fits Rosco Precision Machinery___ 253-333-2439 Methods Machine Tools Inc.___ 714-292-9384 North-South Machinery_____ 562-690-7616 CNC Lathes North Western Machinery____ 206-583-2333 Chevalier USA__________ 562-903-1929 Production Machine Tools, Inc._ 425-881-1200 CNC Machine Services______ 206-999-3232 Rosco Precision Machinery___ 253-333-2439 Desert EDM____________480-816-6300 Selway Machine Tool______ 503-314-3165 Ellison Technologies_______ 206-669-3578 Selway Machine Tool______ 425-931-1680 Gosiger In WA__________ 937-586-5067 Selway Machine Tool______ 925-699-2522 Gosiger In CA__________ 714-446-7770 CNC 3 & 5 Axis Routing Machines King Machine Inc.________ 509-435-6741 Ellison Technologies_______ 206-669-3578 KNUTH Machine Tools______ 847-415-3333 CNC Slant Bed Turning Centers Machine Toolworks_______ 800-426-2052 Ganesh Machinery_______ 818-349-9166 Methods Machine Tools Inc.___ 714-292-9384 CNC Swiss Turn Machines North-South Machinery______562-690-7616 Ellison Technologies_______ 206-669-3578 North Western Machinery____ 206-583-2333 Gosiger In WA__________ 937-586-5067

Gosiger In CA__________ 714-446-7770

King Machine Inc.________ 509-435-6741 LMI Machinery Inc.________866-437-7315 Machine Toolworks________800-426-2052

Methods Machine Tools Inc.___ 714-292-9384 North-South Machinery______ 562-690-7616 North Western Machinery____ 206-583-2333 Custom Design/Build Machines Lambie Engineering________509-868-3100 Dot Peen Markers Kwik Mark Inc__________ 815-363-8268 EDM Automation

Methods Machine Tools Inc.___ 714-292-9384

Sharp Machine Tool_______ 310-944-8016 EDM Die Sinking Machines

Desert EDM____________480-816-6300

Methods Machine Tools Inc.___ 714-292-9384 EDM Filtration EDM Network__________ 480-836-1782

Methods Machine Tools Inc.___ 714-292-9384 EDM Machines

CNC Machine Services______ 206-999-3232 Current EDM, Inc. _________612-840-0037

Desert EDM____________480-816-6300 EDM Network__________ 480-836-1782

KNUTH Machine Tools______ 847-415-3333 Methods Machine Tools Inc.___ 714-292-9384

North-South Machinery_____ 562-690-7616 EDM Drilling & Micro Hole Machines Exclusive provider of OKUMA

Michael Garver Sales Manager

GOSIGER NORTHWEST 21911 68TH Ave South Kent, WA 98032 T 253.826.3921 C 253.508.4771 E


43 • APR - MAY ‘19

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

800.922.1674 • Purchase/Resale-Individual Machines/Entire Plants • Auctions • Certified Appraisal Services • Asset repossession and disposition services. • Finance - leases, loans - working capital lines

7918 E. MCCLAIN DR., STE 101, SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85260

CNC Machine Services______ 206-999-3232

Coastal Metals_________800-811-7466

Current EDM, Inc. _________612-840-0037

Sequoia Brass & Copper___ 800-362-5255

Methods Machine Tools Inc.___ 714-292-9384

Carbon Steel

EDM Service

Bralco_____________ 602-722-3324

EDM Network__________ 480-836-1782

Coastal Metals__________800-811-7466

EDM Tooling Systems

Swift Tool Co, Inc._______ 800-562-0900 EDM Network__________ 480-836-1782 Desert EDM___________ 480-816-6300 Parts Washing MATERIAL EDM Network__________ 480-836-1782 Aluminum Gosiger_____________ 937-586-5067 Equipment Financing Bralco______________602-722-3324 Robotics & Automatics Pacific Continental Bank____ 503-310-3604 Ganesh Machinery______818-349-9166 Coast Aluminum_________ 877-398-6061 DIX Metals____________ 714-677-0788 Scottrade Bank Equip. Finance__206-948-0022 Sawing Machines U.S. Bank Equipment______ 800-810-0038 Bixby Machine Tool Supply___509-534-1208 Fry Steel_____________ 800-423-6651 CNC Machine Services______ 206-999-3232 Gorilla Metals Inc.________ 855-516-3825 Gantry & Bridge Systems Ellison Technologies_______ 206-669-3578 Fahey Machinery Co., Inc.___ 503-620-9031 Industrial Metal Supply Co.___818-729-3333

CNC Machine Services______ 206-999-3232 KNUTH Machine Tools______ 847-415-3333 Ryerson Corporation______ 425-204-2601 North-South Machinery______562-690-7616 Sunshine Metals_________ 760-579-8327

Horizontal Boring &

North Western Machinery____ 206-583-2333

Milling Machines (CNC )

Aluminum Extrusions

CNC Machine Services______ 206-999-3232 Performance Machine Tools___ 510-249-1000 Aluminum Precision_______805-889-7569 Rosco Precision Machinery___ 253-333-2439 Rocky Mountain Saw Blades__ 303-761-3000 Bralco______________602-722-3324 Jig Boring

Rosco Precision Machinery___ 206-818-6813


Methods Machine Tools Inc.___ 714-292-9384

Saw Replacement Parts

Kloeckner Metals________480-389-2883

CNC Machine Services______ 206-999-3232 Service Steel___________503-224-9500

Lathes Bixby Machine Tool Supply___ 509-534-1208

Rocky Mountain Saw Blades__ 303-761-3000

Armor: Military Grade

CNC Machine Services______ 206-999-3232 SawBlade.com_________ 800--240-2932 Kloeckner Metals________480-389-2883 Service Steel___________503-224-9500 Saws Desert EDM____________480-816-6300

Fry Steel_____________800-423-6651 Laser Cutting Services, Inc___ 503-612-8311 Ryerson Corporation______425-204-2601 Cobalt Alloys United Performance Metals_ _888-282-3292 Copper Bralco_____________ 602-722-3324 Coast Aluminum_________877-398-6061 Gorilla Metals Inc.________855-516-3825 Industrial Metal Supply Co.___818-729-3333 Ryerson Corporation______425-204-2601 Sequoia Brass & Copper___ 800-362-5255 Electrical Steels Fry Steel_____________800-423-6651 High Temperature Alloys Altemp Alloys__________800-227-8103 United Performance Metals_ _888-282-3292 Laser Cut Material Laser Cutting Services, Inc___ 503-612-8311 Lead Industrial Metal Supply Co.___818-729-3333

Brass King Machine Inc._________509-435-6741 Fahey Machinery Co., Inc.___ 503-620-9031 Bralco______________602-722-3324 Rosco Precision Machinery___ 253-333-2439 King Machine Inc.________ 509-435-6741 Summit Machine Tool______ 800-654-3262 Production Machine Tools, Inc._ 425-881-1200 Coast Aluminum_________ 877-398-6061

Coast Aluminum_________877-398-6061

Sub Spindle Lathes

Coastal Metals__________ 800-811-7466

Coastal Metals__________800-811-7466

Fry Steel_____________ 800-423-6651

Fry Steel_____________800-423-6651

Gorilla Metals Inc.________ 855-516-3825

Kloeckner Metals_______ 480-389-2883

Machine Toolworks_______ 800-426-2052 CNC-PROS____________ 602-344-9753 Industrial Metal Supply Co.___818-729-3333 Ryerson Corporation______ 425-204-2601 Used Wire EDM Machines North Western Machinery____ 206-583-2333 Sharp Machine Tool_______ 310-944-8016 Current EDM, Inc. ________ 612-840-0037 Sequoia Brass & Copper____800-362-5255 Bronze Summit Machine Tool______ 800-654-3262 Desert EDM___________ 480-816-6300

United Performance Metals_ _888-282-3292

Manual Mills And Lathes

Ganesh Machinery_______ 818-349-9166 Rosco Precision Machinery___ 253-333-2439 Turning Centers KNUTH Machine Tools______ 847-415-3333


44 • APR - MAY ‘19

Material Sales Altemp Alloys__________800-227-8103

Metals: Bar & Plate Altemp Alloys__________800-227-8103 Fry Steel_____________ 800-423-665

Richard Amy Regional Sales Manager

BARTON INTERNATIONAL cell 951.551.2685 sales 800.741.7756

Ryerson Corporation______ 425-204-2601


Sequoia Brass & Copper____800-362-5255

Drill Lines Fahey Machinery Co., Inc.__ 503-620-9031

Sunshine Metals_________ 760-579-8327 United Performance Metals___888-282-3292

Cold Saws/Saws

Nickel Alloys

Fahey Machinery Co., Inc._ _503-620-9031

Altemp Alloys__________ 800-227-8103 Fry Steel_____________ 800-423-6651 United Performance Metals__ _888-282-3292 Plate: Wear and Structural

METROLOGY PRODUCTS Hexagon_____________ 206-304-3847 Rosco Precision Machinery___ 253-333-2439 Metrology Hardware

Hydmech Sawing Solutions_ 714-620-5560

KNUTH Machine Tools_______ 847-415-3333 Hardware Insertion Fahey Machinery Co., Inc.____ 503-620-9031

Iron Workers Hexagon_____________ 206-304-3847 Fahey Machinery Co., Inc.____ 503-620-9031 Ryerson Corporation______ 425-204-2601 Production Machine Tools, Inc._ 425-881-1200 Metrology Software Jorgensen Machine Tools_____ 800-952-0151 United Performance Metals__ _888-282-3292 Power Tools Hexagon_____________ 206-304-3847 Production Machine Tools, Inc.__425-881-1200 Precision Ground Flat Icon Machine Tool, Inc. _____ 360-434-8844 Portable Metrology Revolution Machine Tools_____ 385-355-0316 DIX Metals____________ 714-677-0788 Icon Machine Tool, Inc. OR___ 503-887-1003 Hexagon_____________ 206-304-3847 Laser & Fiber Laser Machines Sheet & Coil Presses Metrology Scanners Fahey Machinery Co., Inc.____ 503-620-9031 Ryerson Corporation______ 425-204-2601 Bixby Machine Tool Supply___509-534-1208 Hexagon_____________ 206-304-3847 North-South Machinery______ 562-690-7616 Stainless Steel & Steel Press Brakes Production Machine Tools, Inc.__425-881-1200 Metrology Maintenence Bralco______________ 602-722-3324 Fahey Machinery Co., Inc.___ 503-620-9031 DIX Metals____________ 714-677-0788 Hexagon_____________ 206-304-3847 Revolution Machine Tools_____ 385-355-0316 North-South Machinery______562-690-7616 NEW MACHINERY Magnetic Drills/Cutters Fry Steel______________800-423-665 Production Machine Tools, Inc._ 425-881-1200 Innovative Tool Sales_______714-780-0730 FABRICATION Gorilla Metals Inc.________ 855-516-3825 Revolution Machine Tools____ 385-355-0316 Material Handling Systems Production Machine Tools, Inc._ 425-881-1200 Industrial Metal Supply Co.___ 818-729-3333 Punches Fahey Machinery Co., Inc.___ 503-620-9031 Hydmech Sawing Solutions____ 714-620-5560 Kloeckner Metals________ 480-389-2883 Fahey Machinery Co., Inc.___ 503-620-903 Metal Marking Systems Jorgensen Machine Tools____ 800-952-0151 Laser Cutting Services, Inc___ 503-612-8311 Icon Machine Tool, Inc. _____ 360-434-8844 Kwik Mark Inc___________ 815-363-8268 Ryerson Corporation______ 425-204-2601 North-South Machinery_____ 562-690-7616 Icon Machine Tool, Inc. OR___ 503-887-1003 Swift Tool Co, Inc.________ 800-562-0900 Band & Cut Off Saws United Performance Metals__ _888-282-3292 Revolution Machine Tools____ 385-355-0316 Notchers Fahey Machinery Co., Inc.___ 503-620-9031 Titanium Plate, Rod, Bar, & Wire Rolling Machines Fahey Machinery Co., Inc.____ 503-620-9031 Icon Machine Tool, Inc. _____ 360-434-8844 Fahey Machinery Co., Inc.___ 503-620-9031 Bralco______________ 602-722-3324 Plasma/Gas Cutting Tools/Systems Laube Technology________ 888-355-2823 KNUTH Machine Tools______ 847-415-3333 Fab - Line Machinery_______ 206-972-6215 Revolution Machine Tools____ 385-355-0316 Shearing Machines United Performance Metals__ _888-282-3292 North-South Machinery_____ 562-690-7616 KNUTH Machine Tools_______ 847-415-3333 North Western Machinery_ _ __ 206-583-2333 Tool Steel Rosco Precision Machinery____253-333-2439 Fab - Line Machinery______ 206-972-6215 Production Machine Tools, Inc._ 425-881-1200 DIX Metals____________ 714-677-0788 Fahey Machinery Co., Inc.___ 503-620-9031 Plate Bending & Rolls Revolution Machine Tools____ 385-355-0316 Industrial Metal Supply Co.___ 818-729-3333 Fahey Machinery Co., Inc.____ 503-620-9031 Icon Machine Tool, Inc. _____ 360-434-8844

Kloeckner Metals________ 480-389-2883


Rosco Precision Machinery___ 253-333-2439 Jorgensen Machine Tools_____ 800-952-0151 North-South Machinery______562-690-7616 CNC Turret Punches Revolution Machine Tools____ 385-355-0316 Plasma/Gas Cutting Systems 10457_IMS_BC_8up_front_shells.pdf


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Sign & Graphic Cutting Solutions

Ellison Technologies________206-669-3578 Tooling Fahey Machinery Co., Inc.___ 503-620-9031 LMI Machinery Inc.________866-437-7315

Toolnet Intl___________602-244-0870 Ready-Robotics__________833-732-3967 Welding Equipment

Olympus Controls_________503-582-8100

Rocky Mountain Saw Blades__ 303-761-3000

Robotic Part Loading Systems

PALLET SYSTEMS Manual & Automatic Pallet Systems

Midaco Corporation_______ 847-593-8420

NDT III Consulting Services Level III NDT Svcs_________ 602-578-8109 SPINDLES & SLIDES

GMA Garnet Group _______ 832-243-9300 Waterjet Hoppers GMA Garnet Group _______ 832-243-9300

Spindle Rebuilding/Repair

Waterjet Replacement Parts C & M Precision Spindle, Inc.___ 503-691-0955 Barton International______ 800-741-7756 GMN USA LLC___________ 800-686-1679 dtiEXACT_____________ 360-866-1337


Spindle Sales New EDM Performance________ 800-336-2946 Olympus Controls_________503-582-8100 C & M Precision Spindle, Inc.___ 503-691-0955 GMA Garnet Group _______ 832-243-9300 Midaco Corporation_______847-593-8420 ROUTERS GMN USA LLC___________ 800-686-1679 WOOD PRODUCTS Manual Lift Off Pallet Rosco Precision Machinery____253-333-2439


Midaco Corporation______ 847-593-8420 Manual Rotory Pallet Systems

SAFETY Fire Protection Systems

Midaco Corporation______ 847-593-8420 Rotarex North America_____ 480-689-8756 Shipping Solutions SAWS Band & Cut-Off Saws Perry Pallet Co.________ 360-366-5239 Swift Tool Co, Inc.________800-562-0900 Wood Pallets

Perry Pallet Co.________ 360-366-5239 SERVICES PRECISION TOOLHOLDING AS9100 Registration PRODUCTS Great Western Registrar______623-580-1881 Tooling Toolnet Intl___________602-244-0870 Custom Packaging/Shipping SupVon Ruden Manufacturing, Inc._763-682--3122 plies Tooling Systems Alliance Packaging_______ 206-445-5898Toolnet Intl___________602-244-0870 Engineering/Mechanical Design

Von Ruden Manufacturing, Inc._763-682--3122 Sherpa Design__________ 503-771-3570 PRODUCTIVITY Financial Services Productivity Tools and Systems Intech Funding_________ 800-553-9208 Scout Systems_ _________253-329-2460 Quick Turn Financial_______415-608-5692 PROG. SYSTEMS Machine Tool Rebuilding Factory Automation/Logistics


Perry Pallet Co.________ 360-366-5239

Six Sigma Training


Sustaining Edge Solutions_____888-572-9642 ISO Consulting/Registration Great Western Registrar______ 623-580-1881 Training

Level III NDT Svcs_________ 602-578-8109 ISO / AS9100 Certification BMSC_______________ 602-445-9400 Sustaining Edge Solutions_____888-572-9642 Productivity Training Scout Systems___________253-329-2460 USED MACHINERY EDM Network_ __________480-836-1782 Jorgensen Machine Tools_____ 800-952-0151 K.D. Capital Equipt________ 480-922-1674 North Western Machinery_____ 206-583-2333 Performance Machine Tools ___ 510-760-9518

Management Systems Training CAD/CAM Software, CAD BMSC_______________ 602-445-9400 Applied CAx___________ 503-962-0287 Level III NDT Svcs_________602-578-8109 Automatics & Machinery Co.__303-990-6190 Sustaining Edge Solutions____ 888-572-9642 MRP Software Supply Chain Assessments SigmaTEK____________ 513-595-2022 Sustaining Edge Solutions____ 888-572-9642 Nesting Software

Resell CNC_____________ 844-478-8181

SigmaNEST___________ 513-595-2022


Machining Software, Solid Modeling Delcam Software________ 877-DELCAM1 Applied CAx____________503-962-0287 Cimatron________ 248-596-9700 ext. 237 PROTOTYPE MACHINERY

ZACHMAN MachineRY INC. ____ 602-908-3447 WATERJET CUTTING Fahey Machinery Co., Inc._____ 503-620-9031 Flow Internatil___________ 909-620-5707 King Machine Inc._________ 509-435-6741 Machine Toolworks________ 800-426-2052

Waterjet & Blast Abrasives, Garnetentury

Santa Cruz Electronics______ 831-479-5444 Solid Products__________ 480-206-0330

Barton International_______800-741-7756

REPAIR Mechanical Design CNC-PROS____________ 602-344-9753 Cimatron________ 248-596-9700 ext. 237

GMA Garnet Group _______ 832-243-9300

Waterjet Bricks Delcam______________877-335-2261 Bar Feeder Repair Edge Technologies_______ 562-243-4659 Sherpa Design__________ 503-771-3570 Barton International_______800-741-7756 A2Z MANUFACTURING WEST COAST •

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Perry Pallet Co.________ 360-366-5239

Lean and NADCAP Consulting

EDM Network___________480-836-1782

North-South Machinery______ 562-690-7616

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Cogitic_______________719-473-8844 StandardAero___________602-744-2615 EDM: Dialectric Systems dtiEXACT______________360-866-1337 /Filtration NW Rapid Mfg._________ 503-434-85577 COATING Evans Precision__________623-582-4776 Ebbco Inc_____________ 586-716-5151 3D Scanning Bolts Metalizing-CWST______602-244-2432 NW Rapid Mfg.__________ 503-434-8557 PAS Technologies_________480-487-1906 EDM: Drilling Small Hole CUTTING Precision Casting Repair______801-972-2345 Layke Inc.____________ 602-272-2654 SLS (Selctive Laser Sintering) 3D Printing Proto & Production



Bar & Plate & Die Cutting

Precision Aerospace, LLC____ 602-352-8658

EDM Electrodes Bolts Metalizing-CWST______602-244-2432 AZ Tool Steel____________877-795-1600 Industrial Precision Grinding___ 310-352-4700 Graphel______________503-682-3185 Systems Integrators ________623-434-3136 BROACHING EDM: Ram-Type (Sinking) Evans Precision__________623-582-4776 Systems Integrators ________623-434-3136 BENDING Petersen Inc.____________801-732-2000


Ponderosa Ind____ _______303-298-1801

Gentec Manufacturing.______408-432-6220


Albina Co., Inc. __________866-252-4628 Specialty Steel Services______801-539-8252 SMH Inc LLC____________360-341-2226 Bending Solutions, Inc.______360-651-2443 TVT Die Casting__________800-280-2278 CABLE ASSEMBLIES Aeroform, Inc. __________ 360-403-1919 Cascade Systems Technology___971-330-8054 DIES Speciality Bending CASTING Tool & Dies Albina Co., Inc. __________866-252-4628 AATC________________ 602-268-1467 Micropulse West Inc.________480-966-2300 Bending Solutions, Inc._____ 360-651-2443

Micropulse West, Inc.______ 480-966-2300 Milco Wire EDM,, Inc._______714-373-0098

Precision Aerospace, LLC____ 602-352-8658 Stevens Tool & Die_________503-682-3185 EDM Solutions EDM: Wire


Clings Aerospace_________480-968-1778 Industrial Precision Grinding__ 310-352-4700 Evans Precision__________623-582-4776 Albina Co., Inc. __________866-252-4628 AATC________________ 602-268-1467 EDGING Dolphin Investment Castings___ 602-272-6747 Gentec Manufacturing.______408-432-6220 Tube and Pipe Bending United Performance Metals__ _888-282-3292 Micropulse West, Inc.______ 480-966-2300 Albina Co., Inc. __________866-252-4628 CHEMICAL ETCHING Structrual Bending

Investment Casting-Precision


47 • APR - MAY ‘19

Milco Wire EDM,, Inc._______714-373-0098 Precision Aerospace, LLC____ 602-352-8658 CLS Fabrication Inc________ 800-426-0721


Micropulse West, Inc.______ 480-966-2300 QUAL-FAB, Inc.___________206-762-2117 EZ-ACCESS_____________ 800-258-8503 Bolts Metalizing-CWST______602-244-2432 Plastic Injection Molding______509-531-2634 SMH Inc LLC___________ 360-341-2226 Gentec Manufacturing.______ 408-432-6220 Frontier Group__________602-437-2426 Galvanizing: Hot Dip Precision Aerospace, LLC____ 602-352-8658 Valley Machine Shop, Inc.____ 425-207-5951 Gillaspie MFG___________ 360-921-3973 Stevens Tool & Die_________503-682-3185 Weiser Engineering_______ 303-280-2778 Group Mfg Serv__________ 480-966-3952 TMM Precision _________ 800-448-9448 ELECTRO MECHANICAL

Fabrication: Custom Metal

Industrial Machine Svcs______ 503-240-0878

Glass Bead Clean

EZ-ACCESS____________ 800-258-8503 Petersen Inc.____________ 801-732-2000 Byington Steel Treating, Inc.___ 408-727-6630 Cascade Systems Technology___503-640-5733 Gentec Manufacturing._____ 408-432-6220 Precision Aerospace, LLC_____ 602-352-8658 Coating Technologies______ 623-581-2648 ENGINEERING/DESIGN Group Mfg Serv_________ 480-966-3952 QUAL-FAB, Inc.____________206-762-2117 Gold Tech Industries_______ 480-968-1930 Cascade Systems Technology___503-640-5733 Industrial Machine Svcs_____ 503-240-0878 SMH Inc LLC____________ 360-341-2226 PAS Technologies________ 480-487-1906 Creative Aero Engineering_____562-443-7566 Petersen Inc.___________ 801-732-2000 Solid Form Fabrication______ 503-435-1400 Liquid Painting Hexatron Engineering_______801-363-8010 Precision Aerospace, LLC____ 602-352-8658 Weiser Engineering________ 303-280-2778 Aero Tech MFG__________ 801-891-2740 FABRICATION QUAL-FAB, Inc.___________206-762-2117 Tube & Pipe Bending Fabrication Frontier Group__________602-437-2426 Architectural Forming & Fabrication SMH Inc LLC___________ 360-341-2226 Albina Co., Inc. __________ 866-252-4628 Albina Co., Inc. _________ 866-252-4628 Valley Machine Shop, Inc.____ 425-207-5951 Bending Solutions, Inc.______ 360-651-2443 MPI International________ 956-631-6880 Weiser Engineering_______ 303-280-2778 EZ-ACCESS_____________ 800-258-8503 Fabrication: Sheet Metal PAS Technologies________ 480-487-1906 Wrico______________ 480-892-7800 Aeroform, Inc. __________ 360-403-1919 FINISHING Passivation Aero Tech MFG___________ 801-891-2740 Forming & Fabrication Advanced Precision Anodizing___ 503-661-6700 Coating Technologies_____ _623-581-2648 Sub-Assembly Builds

CLS Fabrication Inc________800-426-0721 Albina Co., Inc. _________ 866-252-4628 Arizona Hard Chrome_______ EZ-ACCESS____________ 800-258-8503 Bending Solutions, Inc._____ 360-651-2443 Coating Technologies_______ Gentec Manufacturing.______408-432-6220 EZ-ACCESS____________ 800-258-8503 Gold Tech Industries________ Gillaspie MFG___________360-921-3973 Petersen Inc.___________ 801-732-2000 NW Metalcraft Industries____ 888-280-7080 Precision Sheet Metal Fabrication: PAS Technologies_________ Mountain View Machine_____ 435-755-0500

Medium & Large

602-278-8671 Frontier Group__________602-437-2426 623-581-2648 Gold Tech Industries_______ 480-968-1930 480-968-1930


480-487-1906 Arizona Hard Chrome______ 602-278-8671

Real Axis Machining________ 360-723-5386

Powder Coating

Petersen Inc.____________801-732-2000 Aeroform, Inc. __________360-403-1919 Titanium Coating Services_____ 562-548-2550 Aero Tech MFG__________ 801-891-2740


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MET-TEK Heat Treating______503-519-9864 HONING/LAPPING PAS Technologies_________ 480-487-1906 Valley Machine Shop, Inc._____ 425-207-5951 HYDRAULIC REPAIR CLS Fabrication Inc________800-426-0721 Bourdelais Grinding Co., Inc.__ 805-583-9966 Industrial Precision Grinding___310-352-4700 Diversified Metal Services____ 801-972-6093 PAS Technologies_________480-487-1906

Arizona Hard Chrome_______ 602-278-8671 HYDRO FORMING

Sandblasting Byington Steel Treating, Inc.___ 408-727-6630 Evans Precision__________623-582-4776 Superior Grinding_________801-487-9700

Precision Aerospace, LLC_____602-352-8658

Industrial Precision Grinding___310-352-4700 TCI Precision Metals________800-234-5613

Plastic Injection Molding______509-531-2634

Shot Peen PAS Technologies_________480-487-1906 Silk Screening Arizona Finishing________ 602-438-4443

Steel Services Grinding______800-662-0126

Grinding: Tool & Cutter


Sun Grinding__________ 602-238-9595 Superior Grinding_________888-487-9701 Plastic Injection Molding______509-531-2634 Superior Grinding_________801-487-9700 Swift Tool Co, Inc.________ 800-562-0900

LASER CUTTING CLS Fabrication Inc________ 800-426-0721

TCI Precision Metals________800-234-5613


Grinding, Centerless

Evans Precision__________623-582-4776

dtiEXACT______________ 360-866-1337

Bourdelais Grinding Co., Inc.__ 805-583-9966


Precision Aerospace, LLC_____602-352-8658

Gentec Manufacturing.______408-432-6220

Bolts Metalizing-CWST______602-244-2432

SW Waterjet & Laser________480-306-7748

Ron Grob Co___________ 970-667-5320

Byington Steel Treating_____408-727-6630

United Performance Metals____888-282-3292


Sun Grinding__________ 602-238-9595

Weiser Engineering________303-280-2778

AZ Hard Chrome__________602-278-8671

Controlled Thermal Tech_____602-272-3714

Grinding, Double Disc

Evans Precision__________623-582-4776


MET-TEK Heat Treating______503-519-9864



SW Waterjet & Laser________480-306-7748

FIXTURING Real Axis Machining________360-723-5386 GASKETS 3-D Plastics, Inc.__________503-720-0572

AZ Tool Steel____________877-795-1600 Bourdelais Grinding Co., Inc.__ 805-583-9966

ChemResearch___________602-253-4175 Industrial Precision Grinding___310-352-4700 PAS Technologies_________480-487-1906 Advanced Precision Anodizing___ 503-661-6700 Laser Cutting: 3D Cogitic_______________ 719-473-8844 Sun Grinding__________ 602-238-9595 Phoenix Heat Treating______602-258-7751 Evans Precision__________623-582-4776 TCI Precision Metals________800-234-5613 Grinding: OD

Gentec Manufacturing.______408-432-6220

Phoenix Heat Treating_______602-258-7751


Industrial Machine Svcs______503-240-0878 Arizona Hard Chrome_______602-278-8671

Heat Treating/ISO/AS9100

United Performance Metals____888-282-3292

Industrial Precision Grinding___310-352-4700 Bourdelais Grinding Co., Inc.__ 805-583-9966

Bolts Metalizing-CWST______602-244-2432


Mountain View Machine_____ 435-755-0500 Gentec Manufacturing.______408-432-6220 Byington Steel Treating______408-727-6630 Bar-S Machine, Inc. ________ 928-636-2115 Ron Grob Co____________970-667-5320 Precision Tech__________ 801-285-7288 Phoenix Heat Treating_______602-258-7751 Cascade Engineering Tech ____503-266-1300 Steel Services Grinding______800-662-0126 Ron Grob Co___________ 970-667-5320 Central Valley Machine______435-752-0934 Heat Treating/Aerospace Sun Grinding___________602-238-9595 Sun Grinding__________ 602-238-9595 Byington Steel Treating______408-727-6630 Clings Aerospace_________480-968-1778 Superior Grinding_________801-487-9700 Superior Grinding_________801-487-9700 Phoenix Heat Treating_______602-258-7751 Faustson______________303-420-7422 TCI Precision Metals________800-234-5613

Grinding: Surface

Large Capacity Drop Bottom

Grinding, Blanchard

Bourdelais Grinding Co., Inc.__ 805-583-9966


Gentec Manufacturing.______ 408-432-6220

Grovtec US, Inc. __________503-557-4689

Howard Precision Machine____ 801-619-9850 AZ Tool Steel____________877-795-1600 Gentec Manufacturing.______408-432-6220 Byington Steel Treating______408-727-6630


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APR - MAY ‘19

Larkin Precision Machine_____831-438-2700 Petersen Inc.____________ 801-732-2000 Machinists Inc.___________360-202-7342 Precision Aerospace, LLC_____602-352-8658 Petersen Inc.____________ 801-732-2000 Portland Precision Manufacturing_503-253-6700 Precision Aerospace, LLC_____602-352-8658 Strom Manufacturing_______ 503-447-1021 Portland Precision Manufacturing_503-253-6700 SMH Inc LLC____________360-341-2226 Real Axis Machining________360-723-5386 Systems Integrators ________ 623-434-3136 Ron Grob Co____________970-667-5320 Teton Machine __________208-642-9344

SMH Inc LLC____________ 360-341-2226 Sunshine Metals__________ 714-225-4972

Treske Precision Machining ____ 503-625-2821

Machining: Ceramics Advanced Treske Precision Machining ____ 503-625-2821 O’Keefe Ceramics_________ 719-687-0888 TVT Die Casting__________800-280-2278 Gentec Manufacturing._____ 408-432-6220 Petersen Inc.____________801-732-2000 Machining: Horizontal Boring Valley Machine Shop, Inc._____ 425-207-5951 Machinists Inc.___________360-202-7342 Gillaspie MFG___________360-921-3973 Valley Machine Shop, Inc._____ 425-207-5951 Weiser Engineering________303-280-2778 Grovtec US, Inc. _________ 503-557-4689 Machining: Proto-R & D Machining: Medical Bar-S Machine, Inc. ________ 928-636-2115 Howard Precision Machined Prod._801-619-9850 Machining: 5-Axis Cascade Engineering Tech ____503-266-1300 Accutech Machine Inc_______ 801-975-1117 Cascade Engineering Tech ____503-266-1300 Larkin Precision Machine_____831-438-2700 Flex-Pro Manufacturing.______623-466-6866 Cascade Engineering Tech ____503-266-1300 Central Valley Machine______435-752-0934 Layke Inc.____________ 602-272-2654 Gentec Manufacturing.______408-432-6220 Clings Aerospace_________ 480-968-1778 Gentec Manufacturing.______ 408-432-6220 Machinists Inc.__________ 360-202-7342 Petersen Inc.____________801-732-2000 Gentec Manufacturing.______ 408-432-6220 Newport Tool.___________ 801-295-7411 NW Metalcraft Industries____ 888-280-7080 Portland Precision Manufacturing_503-253-6700 Petersen Inc.____________ 801-732-2000 Petersen Inc.____________ 801-732-2000 Micropulse West, Inc.______ 480-966-2300 Teton Machine __________208-642-9344 Strom Manufacturing_______ 503-447-1021 Portland Precision Manufacturing_503-253-6700 Petersen Inc.___________ 801-732-2000 Machining: Production Treske Precision Machining ____ 503-625-2821 Real Axis Machining________360-723-5386 Precision Aerospace, LLC____ 602-352-8658 Machining: Aerospace AATC________________ 602-268-1467

Alpha Precision Machining, Inc. __ 253-395-7381 Bar-S Machine, Inc. ________ 928-636-2115 dtiEXACT______________ 360-866-1337 Flex-Pro Manufacturing.______ 623-466-6866 Gentec Manufacturing.______ 408-432-6220

Ron Grob Co____________970-667-5320 Portland Precision Manufacturing_503-253-6700 Accutech Machine Inc_______ 801-975-1117 SMH Inc LLC____________360-341-2226 Real Axis Machining_______ 360-723-5386 Cascade Engineering Tech ____503-266-1300

Strom Manufacturing_______ 503-447-1021 Rickard Engineering ______ 866-845-8838 dtiEXACT______________ 360-866-1337 Systems Integrators ________ 623-434-3136 Savage Machining Inc.______805-584-8047 Flex-Pro Manufacturing.______623-466-6866 Treske Precision Machining ____ 503-625-2821 SMH Inc LLC____________360-341-2226 Gentec Manufacturing.______408-432-6220 TVT Die Casting__________800-280-2278 Strom Manufacturing_______503-447-1021 Grovtec US, Inc. __________503-557-4689 Machining: CNC Milling Sunshine Metals__________714-225-4972 Howard Precision Machined Prod._ 801-619-9850

Accutech Machine Inc_______ 801-975-1117 Systems Integrators _______ 623-434-3136 Larkin Precision Machine_____831-438-2700 Bar-S Machine, Inc. ________ 928-636-2115 Teton Machine _________ 208-642-9344 Newport Tool.___________ 801-295-7411 Layke Inc._____________602-272-2654 Cascade Engineering Tech ____503-266-1300 Treske Precision Machining ____503-625-2821 Petersen Inc.____________801-732-2000 Larkin Precision Machine_____831-438-2700

Central Valley Machine_____ 435-752-0934 Valley Machine Shop, Inc._____425-207-5951 Clings Aerospace________ 480-968-1778 Machining: Large dtiEXACT______________360-866-1337 Accutech Machine Inc_______ 801-975-1117


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Faustson______________ 303-420-7422

Alpha Precision Machining, Inc. __ 253-395-7381

Flex-Pro Manufacturing.______ 623-466-6866

Cascade Engineering Tech ____503-266-1300

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• 50 • APR - MAY ‘19

Valley Machine Shop, Inc.____ 425-207-5951 Metal Polishing By Timothy__ 503-253-5294 Machining: Ultra Precision


Pacific Swiss & Manufacturing_ 503-557-9407 Controlled Thermal Tech ____ 602-272-3714 Machining: Turning With Live Tooling Portland Precision Manufacturing_503-253-6700

Strom Manufacturing______ 503-447-1021 Systems Integrators _______ 623-434-3136 Teton Machine _________ 208-642-9344 Machining: Swiss

MOLDING: RUBBER Molds: Plastic Injection

Weiser Engineering_______303-280-2778 Plastic Injection Molding____ 509-531-2634 SMH Inc LLC____________360-341-2226 Machining: Turning Large MOLDS Petersen Inc.____________801-732-2000

3-D Plastics, Inc.__________503-720-0572 Plastic Injection Molding______509-531-2634

PLATING Aero Tech MFG_ _ ________ 801-891-2740 Valley Machine Shop, Inc._____ 425-207-5951 Advanced Precision Anodizing___ 503-661-6700 MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED Advanced Mold Technology___ 714-990-0144 ASKO Group____________206-947-4052

Grovtec US, Inc. _________ 503-557-4689

Arizona Finishing________ 602-438-4443 ChemResearch___________ 602-253-4175 AATC________________ 602-268-1467 Milco Wire EDM,, Inc.______ 714-373-0098 EPSI________________ 714-519-9423 Aeroform, Inc. __________ 360-403-1919 Plastic Injection Molding_____ 509-531-2634 Frontier Group___________602-437-2426

Howard Precision Machined Prod._801-619-9850

Albina Co., Inc. __________866-252-4628

Bar-S Machine, Inc. ________928-636-2115 dtiEXACT_____________ 360-866-1337

Pacific Swiss & Manufacturing_ 503-557-9407 Teton Machine _________ 208-642-9344 Machining: Turning Accutech Machine Inc_______ 801-975-1117 Bar-S Machine, Inc. ________928-636-2115 dtiEXACT_____________ 360-866-1337 Faustson_____________ 303-420-7422 Flex-Pro Manufacturing._____ 623-466-6866 Gentec Manufacturing._____ 408-432-6220 Grovtec US, Inc. _________ 503-557-4689 Howard Precision Machined Prod._801-619-9850 Larkin Precision Machine____ 831-438-2700 Layke Inc.____________ 602-272-2654 Petersen Inc.___________ 801-732-2000 Portland Precision Manufacturing_503-253-6700 Real Axis Machining_______ 360-723-5386 SMH Inc LLC___________ 360-341-2226

Strom Manufacturing______ 503-447-1021 Systems Integrators _______ 623-434-3136 Teton Machine _________ 208-642-9344

Contract Manufacturing

Molds: High Volume Class 100 Alpha Precision Machining, Inc. __ 253-395-7381 Advanced Mold Technology____714-990-0144 Bending Solutions, Inc.______360-651-2443 Molds: Fast Turn Prototype and CLS Fabrication Inc________800-426-0721 Bridge Molds dtiEXACT______________360-866-1337 Advanced Mold Technology____714-990-0144 Flex-Pro Manufacturing.______623-466-6866 Molds: Expertise in Overmold and Gentec Manufacturing.______408-432-6220 Insert Molding G & G Custom Metal Fab_____503-931-7069 Advanced Mold Technology____714-990-0144 Group Mfg Serv__________480-966-3952 PC BOARDS Larkin Precision Machine_____831-438-2700 Petersen Inc.____________801-732-2000

Surface Mount & Thru Hole

Portland Precision Manufacturing_503-253-6700 Cascade Systems Technology___971-330-8054

Systems Integrators ________623-434-3136 Teton Machine __________208-642-9344 Treske Precision Machining ____ 503-625-2821 TVT Die Casting__________800-280-2278 Industrial Manufacturing Albina Co., Inc. __________866-252-4628

PLASTIC MACHINING Portland Precision Manufacturing_503-253-6700 PAINTING StandardAero___________602-744-2615 PLASTIC MOLDING

Foresight Finishing________480-772-0387 Leadtek Plating__________ 503-682-4410 Gold Tech _____________480-968-1930 StandardAero___________ 602-744-2615 Anodizing Advanced Precision Anodizing___ 503-661-6700

ChemResearch___________ 602-253-4175 Frontier Group___________602-437-2426 Leadtek Plating__________ 503-682-4410 StandardAero___________ 602-744-2615 Black Oxide StandardAero___________ 602-744-2615 Bright Tin Foresight Finishing________480-772-0387 Leadtek Plating__________ 503-682-4410 Precious Metal Plating Co._____ 800-481-6271

Chem Film Gentec Manufacturing.______408-432-6220 3-D Plastics, Inc._________ 503-720-0572 Frontier Group___________602-437-2426 Machinists Inc.__________ 360-202-7342 Plastic Injection Molding_____ 509-531-2634 Savon Plating, Inc_________ 602-252-4311 SMH Inc LLC___________ 360-341-2226 Turnkey Product Services StandardAero___________ 602-744-2615

Aero Tech MFG___________ 801-891-2740

Mold Making

Custom Airplane to Marine Polishing Metal Polishing By Timothy____503-253-5294 Personal Collectables Polishing Metal Polishing By Timothy____503-253-5294 Production Polishing

Passivation, Electroless Nickel, Gold, Hard Chrome, Silver, & Tin Plating. 206-947-4052 A2Z MANUFACTURING WEST COAST

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Gold Tech Industries______ 480-968-1930 Foresight Finishing______ 480-772-0387 StandardAero_________ 602-744-2615 Drylube Frontier Group________ 602-437-2426 Electro-Polishing ASKO Group__________ 206-947-4052 Leadtek Plating________ 503-682-4410

Chromate\ Advanced Precision Anodizing___ 503-661-6700

Chrome/Nickel/Palladium/Teflon AZ Hard Chrome__________ 602-278-8671 EPSI________________ 714-519-9423 Gold Tech _____________ 480-968-1930


G & G Custom Metal Fab_____ 503-931-7069

Gold Tech Industries_______ 480-968-1930


Foresight Finishing_______ 480-772-0387

Aeroform, Inc. __________360-403-1919

Leadtek Plating_________ 503-682-4410 Gillaspie MFG___________ 360-921-3973 Precious Metal Plating Co._____800-481-6271 Pacific Tool, Inc__________ 425-882-1970 Passivation

QUAL-FAB, Inc.___________ 206-762-2117

ASKO Group___________ 206-947-4052 SpringWorks Utah_________ 801-298-0113 Wrico_______________ 480-892-7800 Frontier Group__________ 602-437-2426

Embrittlement Relief

Leadtek Plating_________ 503-682-4410


EPSI______________ 714-519-9423


Savon Plating, Inc_______ 602-252-4311



Electroless Nickel

Frontier Group__________ 602-437-2426

ASKO Group___________ 206-947-4052

Shot Peen

Gold Tech Industries_______ 480-968-1930


Foresight Finishing_______ 480-772-0387

Tin / Zinc Plate

Leadtek Plating_________ 503-682-4410

ASKO Group___________ 206-947-4052

LA Specialties___________ 602-269-7612 PROTOTYPES Cascade Systems Technology___ 503-640-5733 NW Rapid Mfg.__________ 503-434-8557 PUNCHING

AEI Fabrication__________ 480-733-6594 Precious Metal Plating Co.____ 800-481-6271 EPSI________________714-519-9423 Savon Plating, Inc_________ 602-252-4311 CLS Fabrication Inc________ 800-426-0721 Savon Plating, Inc________ 602-252-4311 Gold Tech ____________ 480-968-1930 StandardAero___________ 602-744-2615 Group Manufacturing Serv____ 480-966-3952 StandardAero__________ 602-744-2615 Leadtek Plating_________ 503-682-4410 QUAL-FAB, Inc.___________ 206-762-2117 Coating Glass Bead Clean Savon Plating, Inc_________602-252-4311 Weiser Engineering________ 303-280-2778 Coating Technologies_______ 623-581-2648 StandardAero__________ 602-744-2615 Silver Plating Controlled Thermal Tech _____ 602-272-3714 RECYCLING MATERIALS Gold ASKO Group___________ 206-947-4052 Aluminum, Brass, Copper, Nickel, Coating: Black Oxide ASKO Group___________ 206-947-4052 EPSI________________714-519-9423 Plastics, Stainless Steel, Steel, Tin Coating Technologies_______ 623-581-2648 EPSI_______________ 714-519-9423 Gold Tech ____________ 480-968-1930 Metro Metals Northwest _____ 503-819-1284 PAS Technologies_________ 480-487-1906 Foresight Finishing_______ 480-772-0387 Leadtek Plating_________ 503-682-4410 Bin Service Gold Tech ____________ 480-968-1930 Coating: Dry Film Lube Precious Metal Plating Co._____800-481-6271 Metro Metals Northwest _____ 503-819-1284 Coating Technologies_______ 623-581-2648 Leadtek Plating_________ 503-682-4410 Savon Plating, Inc_________602-252-4311 Excess Material Handling PAS Technologies_________ 480-487-1906 Precious Metal Plating Co.____ 800-481-6271 StandardAero___________602-744-2615 Metro Metals Northwest _____ 503-819-1284 Coating: Nickel/ Teflon/Chrome StandardAero__________ 602-744-2615 Full Service Scrap Management Tin Plating Coating Technologies_______ 623-581-2648 Hard Chrome Precious Metal Plating Co._____800-481-6271 Metro Metals Northwest _____ 503-819-1284 Coating:Zinc & Mag.Phos. Arizona Hard Chrome______ 602-278-8671 Wood Products Leadtek Plating_________ 503-682-4410 Coating Technologies_______ 623-581-2648 ASKO Group___________ 206-947-4052 Zinc Nickel Perry Pallet Co.__________360-366-5239 Leadtek Plating__________ 503-682-4410 NAD CAP & Boeing Approved StandardAero___________602-744-2615 REPAIR Savon Plating, Inc_________ 602-252-4311 Processes CNC-PROS_____________ 602-344-9753 PLASMA CUTTING Precious Metal Plating Co.____ 800-481-6271 Copper


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SpringWorks Utah________801-298-0113 Clings Aerospace________ 480-968-1778

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1847 Elmfield Ave. Long Beach, CA, 90815 562-597-7824 cell: 562-243-4659


ROLLING Albina Co., Inc. _________ 866-252-4628 SANDBLASTING Advanced Precision Anodizing___503-661-6700

Byington Steel Treating, Inc.___ 408-727-6630 Production Sawing Bourdelais Grinding Co., Inc.__ 805-583-9966 SEWING Grovtec US, Inc. _________ 503-557-4689 SHEARING United Performance Metals__ _888-282-3292 SIGNAGE & DISPLAYS Milco Wire EDM,, Inc._______714-373-0098 SILICONE 3-D Plastics, Inc._________ 503-720-0572 SINTERING Western Sintering________ 509-375-3096 SLITTING United Performance Metals__ _888-282-3292 SPINNING

Stamping:Flat Forming

EZ-ACCESS____________ 800-258-8503

Ace Wire & Spring Form______ 412-458-4830

Gillaspie MFG__________ 360-921-3973


Evans Precision__________ 623-582-4776

NW Metalcraft Industries____ 888-280-7080 Accutech Machine Inc_______801-975-1117 SpringWorks Utah________801-298-0113 Aeroform, Inc. __________ 360-403-1919 Stamping: Light

dtiEXACT_____________ 360-866-1337

Gillaspie MFG__________ 360-921-3973 Milco Waterjet__________ 714-373-0098 SpringWorks Utah_________801-298-0113 Precision Aerospace, LLC____ 602-352-8658 Systems Integrators _______ 623-434-3136 Rickard Engineering ______ 866-845-8838 SW Waterjet & Laser_______ 480-306-7748 Stamping: Production/ Precision

United Performance Metals__ _888-282-3292

Precision Die & Stamping____ 480-967-2038

5-Axis Waterjet Cutting


Rickard Engineering ______ 866-845-8838

Cascade Systems Technology__ 503-640-5733



Rickard Engineering ______ 866-845-8838

Non-Destructive Testing WELDING Frontier Group__________ 602-437-2426 Evans Precision_________ 623-582-4776 PAS Technologies________ 480-487-1906 Frontier Group__________ 602-437-2426 Mountain View Machine_____ 435-755-0500 Stress Relieving Testing Cogitic_______________719-473-8844 PAS Technologies________ 480-487-1906 Petersen Inc.___________ 801-732-2000 Thermal Shock Testing Cogitic_______________719-473-8844 Precision Aerospace, LLC____ 602-352-8658 Weiser Engineering_______ 303-280-2778 THERMAL SPRAY Bolts Metalizing-CWST______602-244-2432 Weld Metal Works________ 503-788-5701 Welding: Aluminum Controlled Thermal Tech ____ 602-272-3714


Medium & Large


TOOL Cutting & Grinding

Level III NDT Svcs________ 602-578-8109

Ace Wire & Spring Form______412-458-4830

Powerhaus Precision______ 480-225-8845

Evans Precision__________623-582-4776 SPLINES Specialty Steel Services_____ 801-539-8252

SpringWorks Utah_________801-298-0113 SPRINGS: CUSTOM Extension/Compression/ Coil Ace Wire & Spring Form______412-458-4830 STAMPING PRECISION AEI Fabrication_________ 480-733-6594 Gillaspie MFG__________ 360-921-3973 NW Metalcraft Industries____ 888-280-7080

Precision Die & Stamping____ 480-967-2038 SpringWorks Utah_________801-298-0113 Stamping:Design


Newport Tool.___________801-295-7411 Petersen Inc.___________ 801-732-2000 Wrico______________ 480-892-7800 NADCAP Welding and Services

TOOLING Industrial Machine Svcs_____ 503-240-0878 Lambie Engineering______509-868-3100 Mountain View Machine_____ 435-755-0500 Newport Tool.___________801-295-7411 Real Axis Machining_______ 360-723-5386 TUBE BENDING &

Robotic Welding Bending Solutions, Inc._____ 360-651-2443 Welding: Precision Evans Precision_________ 623-582-4776 EZ-ACCESS____________ 800-258-8503

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Petersen Inc.___________ 801-732-2000

Weiser Engineering_______ 303-280-2778 Welding: MIG-TIG

Petersen Inc.___________ 801-732-2000 CUTTING FAB Albina Co., Inc. _________ 866-252-4628 Evans Precision_________ 623-582-4776

Bending Solutions, Inc._____ 360-651-2443 EZ-ACCESS____________ 800-258-8503 A2Z MANUFACTURING WEST COAST

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Index of Advertisers 3D-Plastics...33,47 Accutech Machine, inc...51 Ace Wire & Spring Form...52 Advanced Precision Anodizing...49 Aeroform, Inc...50 Aero Tech Manufacturing...48 Albina Co, Inc...7,47 Altemp Alloys...14, 44,45 Application Specialties Inc...40 Arizona Finishing...49 Asko Group...51 Bar-S...48 Barton...28,45 BC Bar Feeds...53 Bending Solutions...53 BMSC...26,40 Bralco...44 Buds Equipment Sales...42 Byington Steel Treating...49 Cascade Engineering Tech...50 Castrol...55 CLS Fabrication Inc...48 CMR Manufacturing...51 Coast Aluminum...19,41 Coastal Metals...6,41 Coating Technologies...48,56 Controlled Thermal Tech...51 Creative Aero Design...43 Current EDMCurtis Wright...49 Cycle Time Solutions...42 Desert EDM...40 Doosan...15,40 dtiEXACT...36,47 EDM Network...20,40 EDM Performance..40,41 Edge Technologies...10,41,43 Ellison Technologies...15,40 EMAG...41 EPSI...50 Evans Precision...53 Fahey Machinery...17,41,43,44 Faustson...48 Flex-Pro...37,48 Flow...40,41 Foresight Finishing...50 Frontier Group...47 A2Z MANUFACTURING WEST COAST •

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Ganesh...41 Gentec Manufacturing...47 Gillaspie...50 GMA Garnet Group...12,42 GMN...37,42 Gold Tech...49 Gosiger in WA...42,43 Gosiger in CA...42 Graphel...48 Group Manufacturing...48 Grovtec...27,47 Hangsterfers...40,42 Hexagon Metrology...43 Horizon Carbide...42 Howard Precision Mach. Prod...53 Hurco...21 Industrial Metal Supply Co....36,45 Industrial Precision Grinding...52 KD Capital...44 King Machine...45 Kloeckner Metals-Temtco...22,41 Laube Titanium Mill Prod....45 Layke Inc...50 Layke Tactical...50 Leadtek...52 Machine and Fabrication LLC...51 Mario Pinto...42 Mazak...56 MET-TEK Inc...48 Methods Machine Tools Inc...41 Metro Metals Northwest, Inc...50 Micropulse West...49 Midaco Corporation...42 Milco...52 Mountain View Machining...49 MP Systems...43 Newport Tool...52 North-South Machinery...13,40 Northwestern Machinery...43 Northwest Machine Tool Expo...35 Okeefe Ceramics...34, 47 Optical Gaging Products Inc...43 Pacific Swiss...1,12,24,25,47 PAS Technologies...48 Performance Machine Tools...8,44 Perry Pallet...45

Petersen...9,47,51 Phoenix Heat Treat...49 Portland Precision...50 Precious Metals Plating...32,53 Precision Aerospace, LLC...49 Precision Die & Stamping...18,48 Production Machine Tools...41,43 Real Axis Machining...50 RENISHAW...40 ReSell CNC...44 Revolution Machine Tools...42 Rocky Mountain Saw Blades...45 Rosco Precision Machinery...21,40 Rotarex...42 Royal products...28,41 Ryerson...23 S.L. Fusco...55 Selway Machine Tool Co...40,42 SigmaNest...45 SMH Inc LLC...38,39,47 Specialty Steel...48 Spring Works Utah...48 StandardAero...31,52 Star Metal Fluids...41 Steel Services Grinding...49 Strom Manufacturing...47 Sunbelt Turret Steel...23 Sun Grinding...48 Superior Grinding...48 Sustaining Edge...43 Swift Tool...3.5.26,40,44 Systems Integtrators...50 Teton...50 ThinBit...2,31,40 Toolnet...45 Tool Technology...45 TVT Die Casting...29,47 United Performance Metals...16,44 US Shop Tools...11,44 Valley Machine Shop...48 Von Ruden Manufacturing, Inc...41 Weiser Engineering...49 Western Sintering...30,47 Wrico Stamping...52 Zeiss Metrology...40

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