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Your opportunity to get a great machine from INDEX Traub!

C100 and C200 – automatic bar stock machining with Fanuc 31i-B!

Automatic turning machine – for faster machining - Ideal for bar stock machining and complex workpieces.

Machine highlights - Your benefits

   -Simultaneous machining using 2 or 3 turrets

   -High acceleration (1g) and high rapid traverses (60 m/min)

   -Workpiece carrier with Y-axis available on main and counter spindles

   -2 powerful motor spindles of identical design

   -Very good vibration damping due to INDEX SingleSlide

   -Maximum parts variety through 3 turrets and 42 tools

   -Already included: the operating system iXpanel - i4.0 ready with 18.5” touch screen and INDEX C200 sl based on Siemens S840D sl

C100 has 42mm bar capacity and the C200 handles 65mm bar. Both feature simultaneous machining using three turrets and two Y axes on main and counter spindles. Fast operators for a great price!

The full featured Fanuc 31iB control means users can enjoy INDEX productivity and precision with Fanuc ease of use. Besides the C 100, INDEX is also offering the Fanuc control on the C 200, ABC, and G200.

With three 14-position tool turrets and identical main and counter spindles, the space-saving INDEX C100s are designed for fast, cost-competitive production of medium complexity parts turned parts from bar stock from 30-42mm diameter. Ideal for small to medium lot sizes, the three-turret machines deliver high performance within a small floor space and are targeted to handle fixed headstock work often run on Swiss-type machines.

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Next Development from Grob – Milling/Turning Technology

Next development from GROB: milling/turning technology

   Turning technology has been integrated by GROB into the existing standalone machining centers as a continuous development of the milling technology. The milling-turning is capability is achieved by a rotary table than can rotate.

   Therefore, complete machining by milling and turning in one clamping is possible. This means less time required and higher accuracy due to the omission of set up times. Investment costs and space requirement in the production area can be reduced due to the combination of the two technologies. The unit costs are therefore also reduced.

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Dr. David Borst speaks with A.J. Schweda of Premier Machine Tool Midwest on Wisconsin's Weekend Morning News on WTMJ 620AM

Dr. David Borst speaks with A.J. Schweda of Premier Machine Tool Midwest on Wisconsin's Weekend Morning News on WTMJ 620AM

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Another Great Dealer Meeting at Hwacheon Machinery America last week.

For more than 65 years, Hwacheon Machinery has been a world leading developer of high-quality, highly productive, durable machining solutions for precision milling and turning applications. Mechanical craftsmanship, technical leadership, the toughest machine tool quality standards, a global presence, and excellence in service ensure our customers a consistent advantage in productivity. Hwacheon Machinery will work every day to earn customer confidence.

Premier is proud to be one of the top two dealers of Hwacheon products in the entire United States. We offer not only great products from Hwacheon but also exceptional service and support for one of the world’s best machine tool builders.

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The Popular “Premier Post” Spring/Summer addition is now available

Please check out the latest edition of the PREMIER POST- Spring/Summer (Click here)

We hope you enjoy the newsletter and learn more about our new partner, Index Traub and all their great production turning solutions. Plus, the partnership that we have formed with the Arrowhead High School Design Engineering Center to help the students learn more about manufacturing. Our partner, Hwacheon provided a VMC & CNC Turning center for their facility. Also read about some great new products from Grob, O-M, Kira, Niigata, and JOBS. These are companies that are vertically integrated and have made a big commitment to the US market to help protect you the customer.

Learn how “Productivity Starts here” with the products and solutions from Premier Machine Tool.

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Index Traub- The Leader in Multi Spindle CNC Machines

MSLine: Multispindle CNC Automatics

INDEX multispindle automatics--the world’s first and most produced--combine the advantages of CNC technology with the productivity of cam-controlled machines.

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They can be used not only for series production of a wide range of precision parts but also for small series due to their extremely short setup time. In every application, these multispindle automatics deliver low piece-costs to the user.

The trademark INDEX air-cooled spindle drum is heart of the versatile machine with 6 or 8 fully independent 10,000 rpm spindles. Two CNC tool carriers per spindle, configurable in X, Y, And Z, plus synchronous spindles for backworking permit unlimited machining possibilities.

INDEX Multis with driven tools, C axis and Y axis make possible off-center drilling and threading, inclined drilling, cross drilling, contour milling, hobbing, multi-edge turning and more.

The MSLine can be configured to match your requirements with rear-end machining, a double-three, a double-four 6- and 8-spindle designs.

Premier Machine Tool Midwest is your exclusive Wisconsin & Upper Peninsula Michigan dealer for all Index Traub products. Learn more today from your solution providers.

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Throw Back Thursday: Our first Blog Post back in 2013 - Niigata Horizontal machining centers with DELIVERIES before YEAR-END.

With June upon us, we look to our first blog post on our new website from back in 2013 and it still applies today. We have Niigata Horizontal Machining Centers with deliveries before the end of 2018. Contact us today but first enjoy our old post about Niigata.

Niigata HMCs have proven themselves industry-wide, world-wide! Their robust design and construction make them ideal for even the most demanding metal cutting challenges. Choose from box way and linear guide way designs or our industry exclusive Combination Box and Linear machines. All Niigata HMCs are ideal for cell and FMS expansion, so they grow as your needs do. A host of available model and variations such as BAR spindle and U-Axis further expand machining options and applications. We are excited to announce we have machines in 630mm, 800mm, 1000mm and 1250mm in Stock ready for year-end delivery to take advantage of Sec 179.

Premier Machine Tool Midwest is your exclusive Wisconsin & Upper Peninsula Michigan dealer for Niigata Machine Tools.

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System 3R offer Automation Solutions that you can expand with your needs

Modular platform.

System 3R offer automation solutions with industrial robots, both stationary and rail versions within the Die & Mold and Precision Production sector.

Fanuc solutions covers applications in terms of …

… transfer weight from 70-700 kg (154lbs- 1543lbs)

… radial reach, up to 3 400 mm (7,500lbs)

… complexed transfer movements

... parts handling

   Whatever the Automation requirement, the Fanuc solution can be tailored to serve your needs: customer-specific solutions.

   Modern technology & smart technical solutions using standardized modules allow for cost-effective yet flexible Automation

   User-friendly cell management software:

   complex Automation made easy!

   Everything from your single source supplier: GF Machining Solutions plus your local automation experts from Premier Machine Tool

   Achieve greater return on your investment!

Begin with a single machine and small magazine capacity.

Add a second machine and a rotary magazine for more capacity

Place the Fanuc on rails and add magazine capacity to serve additional machines, or start with a similar solution from the beginning.

As you grow you can tailor your cell to serve your needs

Premier is your Solution Provider for all your Automation needs and we are very proud to work with System 3R and all the solutions they offer!

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ROMER Absolute Arm with external scanner from Hexagon

Modular high-end scanning platform.

The ROMER Absolute Arm with external scanner is designed for the high-performance laser scanner HP-L-20.8 from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

The ROMER Absolute Arm with external scanner is the high-end laser scanning platform designed for the HP-L-20.8 laser scanner from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence. With HP-L-20.8, the ROMER Absolute Arm offers first-class performance on the most complex surface types. Automatic laser control means that multiple surface colours can be scanned in a single pass. Thanks to the HP-L-20.8’s unique flying dot technology, the scan width and point density are entirely variable, allowing the user to guarantee maximum scan detail where it’s needed most.

All models of the ROMER Absolute Arm are available in three levels of accuracy, allowing you to select the right measuring arm for your application requirements and budget. The 73 Series and 75 Series arms offer excellent price/performance ratios for everyday metrology operations, while the 77 Series – the most accurate ROMER Absolute Arm ever produced – is ideal for specialist or high-end measurement applications.

Increasing productivity across all industries.

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SORALUCE: Think Ahead Milling, Boring and Turning

SORALUCE provides solutions at the forefront of machining

Inspired by innovation, SORALUCE leads the future of the sector by creating value for its customers, setting new standards in milling, boring and turning.

A wide range of products, solutions and services allow SORALUCE to supply from the individual machine to complete manufacturing lines that integrate turnkey machining solutions.

SORALUCE assumes technological leadership with its concept of Home of Innovation

Our technological developments improve the efficiency, the productivity, the accuracy and the customization capacity of the machining processes of our customers, taking care of all aspects during in the process.

See more at their Website (Click here)

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Medical Screws are NO PROBLEM to manufacture fast on the INDEX Traub TNL20 CNC Lathe

Hey Wisconsin Medical Customers, you should look at the Index Traub TNL20 for Manufacturing Medical Screws

The new sliding/fixed headstock automatic lathe TRAUB TNL20 offers users even more productivity, precision, and automation to the TNL line. It can be equipped to use up to four tools simultaneously. An optional robot cell integrated in the machine is available for automated loading of blank shafts or preformed workpieces. The machine will be of interest to the connector and medical manufacturing users.

(Watch Medical Screw Machining video)

The TNL20 comes in two versions:

   The TNL20-9, which has nine linear axes, two turrets (each with 8 stations, max. 12,000 rpm, 2.0 kW), a back working attachment (4 stations), and an autonomous counter spindle. The TNL20-9 can deploy three tools simultaneously, resulting in increased productivity.

   The TNL20-11 is equipped with an additional front working attachment (6 stations, 3 of which are live, max. 12,500 rpm, 2.0 kW) on an autonomous X/Z slide. Through interpolation of the H indexing axis of the front working attachment with the X-axis of the autonomous compound slide, Y machining operations or tool offsets can also be easily performed with the front working attachment on the main spindle. At this equipment level, it is also possible to produce with up to four tools simultaneously to reduce machining times.

Powerful work spindles

Main and counter spindles (max. 10,000 rpm, 5.5 kW, 17.2 Nm) of the TNL20 are identical and designed as the liquid-cooled module motor spindles.

The work spindle includes a clearance in the draw tube of 29 mm, allowing the use of a standing reduction tube for bar stock diameters up to 20 mm. This ensures excellent guide quality that supports the precision of the machined part. The guide bushings used in the TNL20 in sliding headstock operation are identical with those of its predecessor machine, the TNL18. The lathe can be converted in just a few minutes from fixed headstock to sliding headstock turning.

Extensive tool complement

With its additional front working attachment, the TNL20-11 has a second upper tool carrier with six stations. Three tool positions are live, one is equipped with a double holder. The front working attachment has an autonomous compound slide in Z and X, as well as an NC swivel axis. By its interpolation with the X-axis, a Y-axis function can be implemented. This way, the user can adjust his tool to the spindle center by a position offset, helpful for deep-hole drilling.

The back working attachment, which can be added both to the TNL20-9 and the TNL20-11, has been completely redesigned and positioned on the lower turret and includes four tool mountings arranged to avoid interference with other tools during machining. It is easily accessible during machining.

The axes of the lower turret can be coupled with the back working attachment and counter spindle, so that the back working attachment can be used for independent machining. This also contributes to an increase in productivity.

Turn/Mill | TRAUB TNL32-11 | INDEX TRAUBWhile working simultaneously on the main spindle with the two turrets and the front working attachment, the counter spindle can be active at the same time with the back working attachment, so the TNL20-11 can deploy four tools simultaneously and the TNL20-9 three tools at one time.

In all, the TNL20-11 provides a total 26 tool stations. With the use of double and triple holders in the generously designed turrets, users can easily deploy up to 58 tools. The large tool pool allows the machining of complex workpieces and machining of entire part families without tool changes or major setup effort.

Parts handling and automation options

Small parts can be easily and quickly flushed through a tube inserted in the indexing axis of the lower tool carrier onto a conveyor belt on the right of the machine and carried away.

For larger workpieces, an optional two-axis gantry unit moves into the work area with a linear Z-axis and then swings in front of the counter spindle. After the gripper has grabbed the part, the axis retracts. The workpieces are deposited individually.

Long workpieces can be discharged through the counter spindle up to a length of 700 mm.

To assist unattended machining of blank shafts or preformed blanks, a robot cell is integrated into the front of the machine. The robot cell and TNL20 are designed as a unit, and delivered as such.

Consisting of an articulated arm and a vertical pallet storage device with 28 slots, this automation solution allows the user to feed the sliding/fixed headstock automatic lathe with parts that are larger than 20 mm in diameter and can unload and store workpieces produced from bar stock in the pallet storage device.

In addition, the robot cell is prepared for integrating a 3D measuring device and other additional process steps, such as deburring, is possible as well. For machine setup, the user releases a lock and slides the cell to the left, which then allows unrestricted access to the machine.

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With over 50 years of experience in building the best double column machines - You should learn more about SNK

SNK has been manufacturing Double Column Machining Centers for over 50 years, with over 5,000 units installed world-wide. RB-M Series Machining Centers deliver productive 5-face, single set-up machining at an affordable price. Rigid double column design and construction assures peak precision and excellent work envelope access. These machines have both an automatic tool changer and right-angle attachment changer. A wide assortment of spindles is available to meet specific machining requirements. In addition to the X,Y & Z axes, a CNC controlled 4th axis (W) expands machining capability and provides exceptional rigidity for rigorous cutting conditions. The generous quill stroke (Z) allows exceptional access to cavities simplifying deep hole cutting.

Features/Benefits

5-Face, Single Set-Up Machining

-1 degree indexing (standard) expands multi-face machining capability

-Reduces set-up time - boosts productivity

-Maintains geometries for optimum precision

-Wide assortment of special attachments available including universal, 30 degree inclined and more

Affordably Priced

-Fast return on investment

Rigid Double Column Design and Construction

-Optimum machine rigidity for rigorous machining

-Superb accuracy and finish capability

-Easy access to work table simplifies set-up

Automatic Tool Changer and Right Angle Attachment Changer

-Streamlines 5-face machining operations

Wide Assortment of Spindles

-High-speed, High-power, High-torque

CNC Controlled 4th Axis (W)

-Allows expanded machining capability with added rigidity

Generous Quill Stroke

-Ideal for deep pocket machining and tall workpieces

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5 Essentials to Know Before Buying Your Next CNC Machine Tool - Hwacheon

What are the factors you should consider before purchasing the right CNC machine tool for your manufacturing jobs?

From vertical to horizontal milling machines and lathes, to 5-axis machining centers, and multi-axis turning centers, CNC machine tools come in a wide variety of sizes, functions and performance.

Available in different dimensions and axes, with varying levels of quality and automation, CNC machine tools are important assets in your manufacturing business.

To purchase the right machine tool for your manufacturing needs, here are five things you should consider.

#1 Know Your Project Requirements

First and foremost, you need to have a clear assessment of your current and future production needs to avoid buying an undersized machine or an over specified machine.

Ask yourself the following questions:

   What are the parts and materials that I wish the machine to produce?

   What levels of precision will I require in making those parts?

   How many axes would I need?

   How do I balance between speed, accuracy, flexibility and price? In certain cases, choosing a slower model may mean more accuracy at a lower price.

   What are the different sizes, complexity and grades of materials that I will be working with?

By asking yourself these questions, you can determine what performance and capabilities you’ll need as you move to the next stage.

#2 Consider the Best Machine Type

With such a wide array of machine types available, you will need to consider the best fit for your manufacturing jobs.

From our decades of experience in manufacturing and selling high performance CNC machine tools, we find that experienced customers usually look at the following factors before they choose a machine:

   Dimensions, shapes and materials of parts to be manufactured

   Production cycles and turnaround time, eg small vs large batch processing

   Size of working spaces, eg table size, tool size, chuck size, and tool change time

   Fixture length, width, height, number of parts produced in one cycle, and number of operations in one setting

   Tool capacity and machine spindle power and performance (cutting force)

   Types of tool holders, using BBT/CAT/BT/HSK (depending on cost or availability)

   Degree of automation and the machine control needed

   Compatibility with existing CAM software or other design programmes

   Number of machining axes, which depends on the complexity of the pieces to be manufactured

   Flexibility of the machines, ie can you run other jobs on it if another machine is down?

   Cycle time of the machine

   Turning vs milling machines

If you need to make parts which require both turning and milling, we recommend that you consider multi-tasking machine tools like C1 or the upgrade version C2.

For high precision and complex positioning or simultaneous machining needs, do consider multi-axis machines like our 5-axis Machining Centers (M3-5AX, M4-5AX, or SIRIUS-2500 5AX) or Hwacheon’s newly launched D2-5AX, a new concept 5-Axis Vertical Machining Centre for “high mix low volume” manufacturing.

In developed industries where the highest precision and premium quality molds are made, we recommend either our SMART machines or SIRIUS Series. Both machine tool lines offer powerful roughing and precise finish machining capabilities.

#3 Understanding CNC Machine Tool Prices

With CNC machine tool costs ranging in price from tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands of dollars, machine purchases are often considered as high investments by manufacturing companies.

In working out your budget for your machine tool, you need to consider the options that you need. Most CNC machines come with commonly used options, with additional options for selection and other costs needed if you require greater manufacturing sophistication.

You need to also consider the trade-offs between price, quality and production output. A lower cost machine may be easier to stomach from the onset but may be unable to provide the speed and performance which your business demands. Conversely, overpaying for features which you do not need can affect your bottom-line.

#4 Understand Your Spare Parts and Maintenance Costs

Often overlooked are the parts and maintenance costs. In considering the right machine tool, you need to work out the life cycle costs of your investment.

A cheaper machine may be more expensive over its entire life span, due to the poorer quality of its machine parts. Breakdowns can also be frustrating for machine operators and owners, resulting in lost opportunity and foregone income.

#5 Origin of Machine and its Components – “Cheaper is not Better”

Every field has its competition. Wherever possible, machine tool buyers will try to locate the best machine for their needs at the cheapest available price. Machines made in technology advanced countries tend to have a higher quality and durability and may be priced higher. However, these may have a longer lifespan and less downstream maintenance needed.

Beyond country of origin, you need to also look at where its parts are made and assembled. Some machine tool makers may be based in countries with a strong engineering tradition, but their component parts are made and assembled in other countries.

Unlike some Korean manufacturers of machine tools, Hwacheon fabricates its machine parts and assembles them in Korea. We do not mass produce our machines nor do we allow them to be assembled by OEM companies in Korea or other countries. This includes the design and production of the spindle – the heart of every CNC machine.

In the past decades, the Korean industries has grown rapidly with the help of Korean machine tools. As one of the pioneers in CNC machine tool manufacturing in Korea , Hwacheon has contributed largely in this respect.

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KIRA PRODUCTION CENTER PCV-30 – High Speed Production center to make you Perform, Produce and Profit in 2018

KIRA INNOVATIVE PERFORMANCE/ NEW DESIGN PCV series Advanced Machine, Computer Structural Element Analysis Construction.

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Key Features (Drill/Tap)

Strong Bed Structure

High-Speed Tool Change Time & Chip Change Time

Spindle with Speed Ranges from 10,000 to 15,000 rpm

Powerful Cutting with Up to 10 hp Motor

Rigid Tapping & Direct Drive

Siccor Supports on Back Side

High-Speed Magazine with Up to 20-Tool Pocket

Key Benefits

No Deformation When Loaded with a Dead Weight of 3200 lbs

Allows for More Productivity

Choose the Right Machine for Your Application

Take Heavier, Deeper Cuts

Precise Cuts & Elimination of Vibration Associated with Belt Drives

Prevents Misalignments at High Speeds - Resulting in Longer Life

Reduce Cycle Time & Use of More Tools

KIRA PRODUCTION CENTER PCV-30 - Compact, High Productivity and High Rigidity Machine for Automobile parts / IT parts / Electrical parts.

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When you needed a Large Horizontal Machining Solution, look no further than the best that Niigata offers.

The HN-S Series incorporates the most innovative technology available today on horizontal machining centers. These machines boast a new “Hybrid Style” design that features an ultra-rigid roller guide system on the X and Z axes that allows for maximum machine rigidity. The Y axis features a linear boxway system that provides unparallel vibration dampening at the tool point to improve accuracy and increase tool life. The new NIIGATA HN-S Series is the new leader in metalworking technology.

The HN1000S Features:

   -Hybrid machining with combination of linear roller and boxway guide system.

   -Speed, stability, vibration dampening are achieved at 40m/min or 1574 ipm.

   -Heavy duty with high torque geared head spindle is standard.

   -Wide range of spindle choices – standard, quill or bar, extreme high torque and 15,000 rpm 60 hp.

Learn more about the best Horizontals from Niigata from your only source in Wisconsin and UP of Michigan.

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Hexagon Global S – The Leader in Coordinate Measuring Machines

The GLOBAL S coordinate measuring machine (CMM) delivers measurement productivity tailored to your workflow, addressing the widest range of production requirements including throughput, precision, multi-purpose and shop-floor capabilities.

With productivity being the key competitive driver in manufacturing, it’s crucial that the measurement process provides the data required for the application and fits seamlessly into the production workflow and cycle times. The GLOBAL S coordinate measuring machine (CMM) provides superior measurement performance and enhanced productivity for your specific production needs.

Designed by Pininfarina and powered by the Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Enhanced Productivity Series (EPS) concept, GLOBAL S combines smart technologies including user experience enhancements, advanced software and eco-friendly options to provide measurement solutions with three performance levels: Green, Blue and Chrome, to suit the requirements of your application. EPS machines allow you to select your main productivity driver: throughput, precision, flexibility or shop-floor measurement, and configure the machine with the best capability package for that driver. GLOBAL S can also be fully-customized to suit the most challenging production environments.

Through a highly-configurable technology platform, GLOBAL S ensures that quality engineers creating measurement routines, operators executing the inspection, and quality managers analysing the data all have the solution needed to ensure continuous improvement in the production workflow.

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Premier Machine Tool Midwest is proud to represent INDEX Multi Spindle CNC automatics

The INDEX Group is one of the leading precision CNC turning machine manufacturers worldwide. The products of INDEX and TRAUB include single-spindle to multi-spindle to sliding headstock machines. Completing parts in one set-up is typical for INDEX and TRAUB machines. The corporate headquarters is located in Esslingen, Germany, with subsidiaries located around the world. Together with its network of distributors, INDEX Corporation is able to provide the best in application and service support to its customers from its corporate headquarters in Noblesville, Indiana.

MSLine: Multispindle CNC Automatics: INDEX multispindle automatics--the world’s first and most produced--combine the advantages of CNC technology with the productivity of cam-controlled machines.

They can be used not only for series production of a wide range of precision parts but also for small series due to their extremely short setup time. In every application, these multispindle automatics deliver low piece-costs to the user.

The trademark INDEX air-cooled spindle drum is heart of the versatile machine with 6 or 8 fully independent 10,000 rpm spindles. Two CNC tool carriers per spindle, configurable in X, Y, And Z, plus synchronous spindles for backworking permit unlimited machining possibilities.

INDEX Multis with driven tools, C axis and Y axis make possible off-center drilling and threading, inclined drilling, cross drilling, contour milling, hobbing, multi-edge turning and more.

The MSLine can be configured to match your requirements with rear-end machining, a double-three, a double-four 6- and 8-spindle designs.

More than 50% of all multispindles CNC machines sold globally are INDEX multispindles, producing millions of high-precision parts each year for various industries

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Premier Machine Tool Midwest honors all the men and woman who sacrificed their lives for our country.

We remember all those who have served, who are serving and all those who serve in the future.

Thank you and your families very much for your service as without you we would not enjoy the freedoms we have.

Happy Memorial Day.

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Another Successful Hwacheon Milling solution for production

We are very proud to provide another Hwacheon Vesta 1000 for this production application to one of our customers.

Hwacheon Machinery offers its VESTA 1000 vertical machining center (VMC) designed to bring stable, high-speed, precision machining and long-term productivity to job shops serving mold and die, automotive, energy, medical and aerospace applications.

Premier is proud to be the exclusive distributor of the Vesta 1000 and all of the other great solutions from Hwacheon. Learn more at Sales 414-254-5150 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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It is time to get Horizontal about your Five Axis Machining - Grob

From system business to a universal machining center

   With its universal machines, GROB has introduced a series of universal machining centers which proves the technological know-how and developing competence of the GROB engineers in this market segment, which is relatively new to the company.

   The universal machining centers G350, G550, G750 and G1050 successfully complement the G-series and open up an even larger application range for the existing G-modules. As all modules from the G-series, they originate from the same modular construction system, are characterized by their compact design and enable excellent visibility and best accessibility to the work areas.

The GROB universal machining centers are used in a wide range of different industries. From machining complex and high precision mold and prototype parts with compound angled surfaces and holes, aircraft and medical parts with partly 5-axis simultaneous machining and in the optoelectronics industry, through to the pure contract manufacturers, who want to be equipped for any tasks. All of these are customers wanting to produce plastic to stainless steel workpieces or only in small to medium-sized series production using milling technology. Even fiber composite material machining such as CFRP and GFRP is possible on the GROB standalone machining center.

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