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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us at Premier Machine Tool Midwest

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us at Premier Machine Tool Midwest.

The Holidays are full of traditions, memories and gifts. Here's hoping you enjoy more of each one this year!

With the Holiday Season upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and hope you and your family have had a great year and this holiday season can enjoy more lifelong memories

Today, we wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

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Year in Review: Top 10 Blogs of 2019- #3 The unique GROB machine concept that can improve your productivity and profits!

The #3 Blog of the year was from Grob and how their machines are improving productivity and profits. It is by far one of our most exciting new products we represent.

GROB universal machining centers offer you almost limitless possibilities for the milling and mill-turn machining of parts from the most diverse materials. Thanks to their compact design, high productivity and maximum stability, these machining centers guarantee effective manufacture and adapt, through extensive configuration options, ideally to suit individual requirements.

GROB universal machining centers are perfectly suited to the 5-sided machining of parts with chamber holes and chamfers, as well as form and flow profiles. Their unique machine concept makes them ideally equipped for state-of-the-art automation technology.

Milling centers

Highly precise and reliable: The GROB 5-axis universal series offers a convincing range of applications.

Mill-turn machining centers

Flexible and efficient: GROB universal machining centers with innovative mill-turn technology guarantee the best results in 5-sided machining.

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Contact Premier to learn more about all the great products from GROB. PMT Midwest is your exclusive source for all GROB products in Wisconsin and UP of Michigan 414-254-5150 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Year in Review: Top 10 Blogs of 2019- #4 INDEX Open House 2019 is coming up quickly!

The #4 Blog of the year was out visit to the 2019 Index Open House in Germany. It was our honor to attend with many customers to see how the great products of Index are made. Learn more and get ready for the 2020 open house this spring.

Visit INDEX at the Open House 2019!

Discover the high precision and efficiency of technology solutions of the INDEX-Group. Be inspired of our digital industry solutions how you can increase your business success sustainably with a connected production.

Experience exciting new products and technologies also at our partner’s exhibition.

We are also pleased to invite you to our evening event at March 28th.

We look forward to your visit!

Highlights Technologies

iXWorld - Connecting your future

Discover more iX4.0 solutions - live at our Open House.

Universal turning at the highest level

The new universal lathe INDEX B400 for precise and powerful machining.

Universal turning machine

The universal turning machine TRAUB TNA400 in new design.

Further Highlights:

   Production turning machine INDEX C200 with iXcenter robot cell

   16 machines live in action

   28 exhibition partners

   Special technologies: High-speed whirling, Polygonal turning, Bevel Gear Technology, Grinding

   Service & Refit

   Software products

Several customers will attend along with personnel from PMT as we will be discovering the high precision and efficiency of technology solutions from INDEX

Learn more (Click here)

Click here to see a quick video on last year’s event:

Contact Premier to learn more about this event along with all the great products that Index Traub has to offers! PMT Midwest is your exclusive source for all Index products in Wisconsin and UP of Michigan 414-254-5150 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Year in Review: Top 10 Blogs of 2019- #5 So excited to welcome our guest this week from the Factory of Hwacheon Machinery from back in April of 2019

The #5 Blog of the year was an honor to host Mr. Hyoung Woon Kwon (Executive Director of R&D) and Mr. Jung Chul Han (Machining Center Director of R&D) Along with YP Kim and Robert Nedler of Hwacheon America to visit some of our great customers in Wisconsin

This week we were able to visit several Hwacheon customers with our guest, Mr. Hyoung Woon Kwon (Executive Director of R&D) and Mr. Jung Chul Han (Machining Center Director of R&D) to see their great products in production. Along with YP Kim and Robert Nedler of Hwacheon America.

In this picture, we are with one of our oldest and most loyal Hwacheon customers in front of his 1986 Hwacheon Horizontal machining center still in production today. Even though our customer is adding new Hwacheon machines to his collection he still has this machine running every day.

If you want to see how well the Hwacheon machine holds up, please let us know and we will have you talk to our customers who have had some machines for over 20 years. And still running production.

To learn more about Hwacheon and their great products please click here to watch this quick video

Premier Machine Tool Midwest is proud to be the exclusive distributor of all Hwacheon products for the state of Wisconsin and UP of Michigan. Contact us today to learn about the great solutions we can provide from the Hwacheon family of machinery. This is still a family own business with the 3rd generation in place to lead the company for the next 20 years.

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Year in Review: Top 10 Blogs of 2019- #6 Excited to recently attend the Hwacheon Dealer meeting and awarded one of the salesmen of the year awards.

The #6 Blog was a great honor as I was awarded Salesman of the Year from Hwacheon Machinery America. We are very excited to offer all the Hwacheon solutions exclusively to our great customers in the State of Wisconsin and UP of Michigan.

We recently attended the Hwacheon dealer meeting held in Lincolnshire. Il and was awarded one of five Salesman of the Year. We are thankful for all our great customers/friends who have trusted all of us at Premier and all the great products that Hwacheon offers. Thanks to our entire team at Premier this award would not be possible without all of your help and dedication.

Since 1952, Hwacheon Machinery has been a World-Leading developer of high quality, highly productive, durable machining solution for precision milling and turning applications. If you have not looked in Hwacheon yet, please contact us to learn more about all the great solutions they offer. Plus, we have loyal Hwacheon customers who can speak of the high-quality products that help them be more productive and profitable.

Premier is proud to be the exclusive dealer for all Hwacheon products for the state of Wisconsin and UP of Michigan. To learn more about all the great products that we offer please give us a call

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Year in Review: Top 10 Blogs of 2019- #7 INDEX Multi-spindle machines: More productive with 8 spindles!

Here is a great blog from July about the Multi-Spindle machines from Index that was our #7 most popular post of 2019. These Index's are so much more productive than the average lathes.

With the totally configurable INDEX MS22-8, we offer a machine concept that meets all requirements and the most stringent demands. 8 main spindles, up to 2 swiveling synchronous spindles, and up to 16 tool carriers, which can be configured in XYZ, enable high-productivity manufacturing. All aspects of the INDEX MS22-8 were developed for use of state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies. Generously dimensioned and freely accessible, the working area minimizes setup cost especially for changeovers. Unhindered chip flow is ensured even at full tooling

Productive multi-spindle machine with 8 spindles

8 main spindles, up to 2 swiveling synchronous spindles and up to 16 tool carriers.

Machine highlights

Your benefits

   Highly dynamic slides with sliding guide (X-axis)

   Non-wearing Z-axis due to quills with hydrostatic support

   Chuck part machining with loading and unloading by robots

   Up to 16 tool holders with 1 or 2 axes and optional Y-axis can be used variably

   Versatility is the strong point of the MS22-8. Whether complex parts or different processes are involved – anything is possible

   More options for rear end machining with hydraulically locked and extremely fast swiveling synchronous spindle

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

Eight-spindle machining with simultaneous rear end machining

   Front end machining with up to 15 X/Z tool carriers (optional Y-axis)

   Cutoff end machining at the same time

   1 swiveling synchronous spindle

   1 rear slide

   Versatile machining options

   Machining of highly complex workpieces possible

Your advantage: Reduced cycle time with time-determining rear end machining

Pioneering multi-spindle technology

Explore the virtually limitless machining flexibility and the advantages of the INDEX MS22-8 multi-spindle turning automatic. The adjacent animation shows you a wide variety of machining options on a multi-spindle machine.

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Top precision from INDEX and your exclusive Index dealer for the state Wisconsin & UP of Michigan- Sales 414-254-5150 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Year in Review- Top 10 Blogs of 2019- #8 Blog- Happy To Attend Another Hwacheon Dealer Counsel Meeting This Week from back on January 9th, 2019

Our #8 blog post was from when Josh and I attending the Hwacheon Dealer Counsel meeting back in January. We appreciate being part of this great group to help lend a voice for what our customers want and like about their Hwacheon machines and Hwacheon listens to all of us. It is one of the reasons Hwacheon is growing quickly as more and more customers learn about how great the Hwacheon company and the machines really are!

Premier was very happy to attend another Hwacheon Dealer Counsel meeting this week as it is great to have a manufacture who wants to listen to their dealers and learn more about the industries and customers we represent. Through these meetings it makes all of us stronger as we implement improvements and provide a better solution for our customers.

Since 1952, Hwacheon Machinery has been a World-Leading developer of high quality, highly productive, durable machining solution for precision milling and turning applications.

Mechanical craftsmanship, technical leadership, rigid quality standards, global presence, and excellence in service ensure their customers a consistent advantage in productivity. Hwacheon Machinery will drive to earn your confidence.

From Foundry to Final Assembly; It’s what sets them apart.

Click here to see a quick cutting demo of the Hwacheon Machines

Learn more why so many of our customers are choosing Hwacheon as their machine of choice. Premier is proud to be the exclusive distributor for all Hwacheon products for the state of Wisconsin and UP of Michigan – Sales 414-254-5150 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Breaking News: JT Memorial Ski Race - This Weekend

On February 27th, 2012 we lost a son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, fellow student, friend and teammate as JT Hilligoss died unexpectedly of a cardiac abnormality in his sleep.

JT Hilligoss touched many lives in his 17 short years. He was a little brother to some and like an older brother to others, who he took time to play with. He was a mischievous young man who liked to have fun. He enjoyed his close friends and always had many of them by him. He always had a smile on his face and had a way of making you smile. He had a way of making everyday things fun. He was the happiest when on skis. It could be practice or just goofing around with friends. When it was time to race, he took that part very serious. He loved life.

Premier Machine Tool Midwest is very proud to be able to help honor JT as a sponsor of the "JT Hilligoss Memorial Ski Race" this coming weekend! JT has a special place in our hearts as he was nephew of one of the owners of PMT- A.J. Schweda and worked for the other owner- Josh Witt- As evident by the picture below of JT in his uniform (or should we say Kevin's uniform as he didn’t have one yet)

We miss you tremendously JT but are so happy so many of you have signed up for your ski race to help honor you and give out college scholarships to those who most resemble your high school achievements!

This year’s event is again being held locally at the Little Switzerland Ski Resort in Slinger Wi this Saturday starting at 8:30am.

JT Hilligoss Memorial Ski Race, Little Switzerland Time of Day Schedule 2019

Race will be (1) one run of Slalom (SL) and (1) one run of Panel Slalom (PS)

7:00am-     Race Office/Ticket Window Open (Little Switz)

8:00am-       Coaches/Course Crew to Lifts

8:30am-       Athletes Load Lifts

8:45am-       Fathers Blessing (In Finish Area)

9:00am-       SL Inspection Opens (Big Deal)

9:30am-       Inspection Closes

9:35am-       Fore Runners

9:40am-       SL race begins

11:00am-     PS course set

12:00pm-     PS Inspection Opens (Big Deal)

12:30pm-     Inspection Closes

12:35pm-     Fore Runners

12:40pm-     PS race begins

2:30pm-       Timing and Calculations

3:00pm-       Awards (Flex Room)

Premier is proud to be a sponsor of this great event! We look forward to seeing all of you soon at the event.

Forever in our hearts!

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Year in Review- Top 10 Blogs of 2019- #9 Blog- GROB 5-Axis LIVE August 20th, 2019

Our #9 blog post was the Grob 5 axis live event which was a huge event back in August that many of our customers really enjoyed. Anytime you can go to Bluffton Ohio and see the great machines from Grob, you should take advantage of that.

Expand your machining capabilities and discover new ideas to grow your business at this one-day special event hosted by GROB Systems in Bluffton, Ohio. Mark your calendar for a full day of free and informative seminars, amazing 5-axis machining demonstrations, networking with peers and technology partners, and Bavarian-inspired hospitality.

Premier is your exclusive representative for all GROB products for the State of Wisconsin and UP of Michigan. We will be on site and looking forward to seeing all those that have signed up.

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Year in Review- Top 10 Blogs of 2019- #10 Blog- We will Never forget #911

Today, we start our top ten blog posts of 2019 with one of my personal favorites, we will Never Forgot #911. So glad this was as popular as it was since we should all never forget.

We will never forget 9/11/01

The heroes, the brave and all those we lost!

Please take a moment today to remember those we lost and thank all those who sacrifice their life's daily to protect our freedom.

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Year in Review: Chasing after Volumetric Accuracy on 5 axis Machining, Solutions from GROB

Here is a great blog from January that gives a little more technical description on Volumetric accuracy from GROB for five axis machines.

One of the toughest challenges in five-axis machining of large parts is maintaining accuracy throughout the entire workzone.

Ideally, a five-axis machine can produce results with the same accuracy whether cutting in the far corners of the workzone or at its center. Grob Systems (Bluffton, Ohio) has developed a method of checking and compensating for possible distortions to a machine’s structure caused by the weight of a massive workpiece when it is machined in five axes. Grob, a manufacturer of five-axis universal machines and production systems, says its new method improves the accuracy of five-axis machines, especially those called upon to produce large, complex parts and components for critical applications.

This is a summary of the company’s explanation of how this new system works: The traditional approach to improving machine accuracy is to use laser interferometry to compensate for the position accuracy of the individual axis and the ball bar measurement to improve the perpendicularity between the axes. This is a simple technique and useful only for the three linear axes of the machine. When the spindle and table start moving around the work envelope, infinitely more deviations (both translational and rotary) come into play. That is the fundamental problem, and it becomes exponentially more complex when two additional rotational axes are introduced.

To improve the process for increasingly complex machines, Siemens pioneered the use of a six-dimensional pictorial compensation map. A 3D laser is used to simultaneously measure yaw and axis alignment, feeding data back to the machine’s control. The resulting picture is comprised of many points throughout the workzone. This creates a much better measurement of geometry and positioning, allowing the CNC to compensate for distortion and improve volumetric accuracy anywhere in the workzone. The limitation of this approach is that the checks and compensation take place on the factory floor during final assembly, and it is available only for linear axes. In the real world, once you put a part on the pallet, everything changes. Consider the capacity of some larger five-axis machines to accommodate loads as heavy as 3,000 pounds. When a mass of that size is put into rotation on a five-axis machine, possibly suspended at 90 degrees, it creates a powerful force for distortion.

Simultaneous to the software developments at Siemens, Grob developed a function called Automatic Kinematics Adjustment. This process locates the true center of rotation, which is critical to accuracy in a five-axis workzone. It works like this: A spindle probe is paired with a precision sphere mounted on the pallet. A kinematic cycle touches probe to sphere, and then rotates to reposition the rotary axis. This action then repeats. Chasing the sphere around the five-axis envelope in this manner identifies the true center of rotation. The entire process takes about 10 minutes. Grob has now integrated its kinematic process with the Siemens software to create what it calls the Grob Swivel Axis Calibration (GSC) for shopfloor use. GSC applies the same basic software package used for Automatic Kinematic Adjustment but takes it beyond the center of rotation. A probe stored in the tool magazine chases the sphere to map positional accuracy all around the workzone.

By spinning and rotating the pallet, the probe identifies any rotational or translational deviation—from top to bottom of the Y stroke, maximum X to maximum Z, and everything in between. The measured deviations are sent to the compensation software, which then perfects positioning accuracy. The process can be applied to any critical component assigned to the Grob machine. “This is a great step forward for positional accuracy in a five-axis, volumetric environment,” says Bill Vejnovic, vice president of the company’s Universal Machine Division. “We can’t change physics, but we can place the sphere on top of a 3,000-pound part, run the same kinematics program, and compensate for distortion of any physical effect on the machine structure. On the larger machines, you can image the impact this can have on overall accuracy.” By Mark Albert of Modern Machine Shop Magazine

(Reprinted from the October 2014 MODERN MACHINE SHOP Magazine and Copyright © 2014 by Gardner Business Media, Inc., 6915 Valley Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45244-3029.)

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Premier Testimonial- Dynavap - How Premier helps Dynavap with their machining needs

 

 

Another Happy Premier Partner- George at Dynavap

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Year in Review: Wisconsin second in adding manufacturing jobs in 2018

Back on January 3rd, 2018, we reported the great news that Wisconsin was second in adding Mfg. jobs in the past year.

The Milwaukee Business Journal reported on Monday that Wisconsin added the second-most manufacturing jobs among U.S. states in 2018, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

The data showed Wisconsin had a total of 490,000 manufacturing jobs as of November, which is 19,000 more than the state had in November 2017. Only Texas, which added 36,000 manufacturing jobs during the same period, added more than the Badger State.

Click here to read the entire story

Thank you to the Business Journal for reporting this important information about Manufacturing in Wisconsin.

Manufacturing is a great industry for the younger people to consider as Wisconsin relies on Manufacturing to make this state so great.

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Year in Review: Manufacturing Best in 20 Years

Today, we look back to a very popular post of ours from Jan 4th that discussed in January how Manufacturing was the best in 20 years in 2018.

Manufacturing industry posts biggest annual job gain in 20 years

The manufacturing industry posted net job gains of 284,000 over 2018, capping its best calendar year since 1997.

A priority for President Donald Trump, manufacturing saw marked hiring in December with an additional 32,000 jobs. Most of the gains occurred in blue-collar durable goods manufacturing, with growth in fabricated metals and computer and electronic products, the Labor Department said in its release. The definition of durable goods is items with a life expectancy of three years or more, such as automobiles, furniture and machinery.

Manufacturing added 207,000 jobs in 2017.

"Manufacturers are bringing people back into the workforce, and we need this trend to continue," said Dr. Chad Moutray, chief economist at the National Association of Manufacturers. "Our industry currently faces a workforce crisis with more than half a million open jobs today, and 2.4 million jobs expected to go unfilled over the next decade. Closing the skills gap continues to be the top challenge facing manufacturers in the United States and is absolutely essential to ensuring that the sector continues to grow."

Health care and education saw the greatest month-over-month net change in job growth in December, adding to a year of mammoth job creation in the services sector. Health care alone accounted for more than 50,000 new jobs in December, while the construction and manufacturing sectors added to healthy gains in 2018.

CNBC studied the net changes by industry for December jobs based on the data from the Labor Department contained in the jobs report released Friday. The U.S. economy added a whopping 312,000 jobs last month, more than the 177,000 estimated increase from economists polled by Refinitiv, according to the report.

Health care and education, which combines everything from outpatient care and social assistance to teachers and professors, posted a net gain of 82,000 jobs. Home health care services (+13,300), physician offices (+6,700) and other ambulatory care services accounted for more than 37,000 new positions while social assistance services added 7,700 jobs. Education added 24,000 jobs.

"Job gains occurred in health care, food services and drinking places, construction, manufacturing, and retail trade," the Labor Department said in a release. Retail trade employment, usually marked by larger swings in employment around the holiday season, added 23,800 jobs for the month.

Construction added 38,000 jobs in December, with gains in heavy and civil engineering and nonresidential specialty trade construction. That sector added 280,000 jobs in 2018, topping the 2017 gain of 250,000.

Leisure and hospitality saw a net gain of 42,000 jobs. That industry includes workers in the arts and entertainment space, as well as hotel employees and members of the food service industry.

Click here to read more about this from CNBC

More good news about the Manufacturing industry!

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Year in Review: The Best 5-Axis Machine You Haven’t Heard Of: GROB

If you have not heard of or never looked at the GROB Machines yet, you need to before your competition finds out about them. This is a popular post from January of this year.

We may not be as well-known as some other brands, but GROB designs and builds universal machining centers that are like no other. Our machines are different from other 5-axis machines in several important ways:

   -The unique retractable spindle virtually eliminates the chance for collisions while maximizing the usable work area.

   - Requires less floor space than other machines with the same work zone (buy one size smaller!).

   - Manufacturers can choose from popular CNC control platforms including Siemens, Heidenhain and Fanuc.

   - More options are included as standard compared to other machines.

   - A wide range of automation is available to ensure highest machine availability and spindle utilization.

Even better, these machines are built right in Bluffton, Ohio at GROB Systems. That means we have a complete inventory of every replacement part, and factory-direct service is provided by the same team of experts who build these machines.

Click for a quick video on the G350 Gen 2 machine:

Learn more why manufacturers in aerospace, die/mold, medical and automotive industries choose GROB. Premier is proud to be the exclusive distributor for all GROB products for the state of Wisconsin and UP of Michigan – Sales 414-254-5150 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Year in Review: Wish to buy a new CNC Machine Tool for your shop but unsure?

In today’s market so many machine companies look the same, but you need to look further to see what Hwacheon is passing up their competition!

We understand. After all, CNC Machine Tools are high costs investments; each model is often built for specific applications and purposes.

Well-planned machine tool purchases, manufacturing projects and production schedules can help your manufacturing facility enjoy cost-effective manufacturing and reap positive returns on capital costs over a shorter time period.

Here are 5 more reasons to switch to a new CNC machine tool.

   1. Durability: Industrial-strength CNC lathes and milling machines can run for 24 hours, weeks or even months, with adequate maintenance program.

   2. Consistent Quality: With razor-sharp precision, CNC machine tools can produce parts of the same specifications and quality over and over again.

   3. Higher Productivity: By automating your manufacturing line, fewer engineers and technicians are needed to manage your production.

   4. Flexibility: Most CNC machines are easily configurable to create totally different parts in hours.

   5. Intelligent Software: Through state-of-the-art software, you can create designs and fabricate intricate parts more easily.

You may ask who offers all this and more? plus who I can trust will be with me for the long haul?

Hwacheon Machinery

Korea’s First Machine Tool Builder -With over 66 years of history, Hwacheon is dedicated to crafting high quality CNC machine tools. From castings, box guideways, spindles, and gears to sheet metal, every component of our machines are precision engineered with top quality materials, allowing Hwacheon to deliver long-lasting value to our customers.

Who offers Hwacheon Machinery locally for me?

Premier Machine Tool Midwest

Through a diverse assortment of machine manufactures backed by the experience and skill of your Premier partners, we’re here to ensure you receive the highest quality equipment, service, and solutions to maximize your investment.

Learn more about Hwacheon CNC Machines from your EXCLUSIVE Hwacheon dealer - Premier Machine Tool Midwest for the state of Wisconsin and UP of Michigan

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Year in Review: The Very Affordable and Highly Productive: Hwacheon D2-5AX 5-Axis Machining Center

Today, we review one of our top new products, the Hwacheon D2 5 axis machine with our post from back in January.

Easily automated mid-sized 5-axis machining center affordable universal machining

D2-5AX is equipped with an acceleration/deceleration conveyance system design optimized for a minimal cycle time and has a structure that allows an easy access to robots and AWC, showing excellent performance in mass production. In addition, it is equipped with the processing software technology developed by Hwacheon to provide improved productivity and accuracy as well as excellent processing quality. High performance single block rigid gantry structure vertical machining center. The symmetric structure provides stability and high precision machining. Moreover, the short distance between spindle center and machine body provides rigid machining. The one-piece meehanite cast-iron base is symmetrically cast to provide maximum rigidity while reducing the effects of thermal distortion on machine accessories.

Click here for a quick demo on the D2

Benefits of D2:

-High-productivity

-5-axis Machining Solution

-Enhanced User Convenience

Outperform, produce and profit your competition! Let’s do more with less! All this for under $265,000!

Premier is proud to be the exclusive distributor of all Hwacheon products in the state of Wisconsin and UP of Michigan.

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Year in Review: Excited to have attend the Index Global Open House in Reichenbach, Germany

Today, we review what a great trip earlier in the year to see the factories of Index Traub in Germany.

I was honored to attend the Index Open House and Dealer meeting last week in Germany. We are so excited to represent the Index Traub group in the state of Wisconsin and UP of Michigan. It featured demonstrations on our latest machines, including the G420 turn-mill center and S22-L multi-spindle with Swiss-type capabilities, plant tours of all three of our German production sites.

The factories and technology Index have is very impressive. This has become a premier event for manufacturers looking to drive growth through advanced technology. Throughout the event, they were running demonstrations on 15 machines, offering presentations on a variety of topics and taking the time to discuss the challenges you’re facing.

With its strong INDEX and TRAUB brands, the INDEX Group is today one of the world’s leading manufacturers of CNC turning machines, automatic lathes, multi-spindle lathes and turn-mill centers. INDEX and TRAUB - better.parts.faster.

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Year in Review: Rethink Quality with Hexagon - Find out how you can influence quality from your role within the manufacturing process.

Today, another popular post about placing quality at the heart of your smart factory strategy from February.

Rethink Quality in Design and Engineering, Production and Metrology with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence.

Work Smarter- Place quality at the heart of your smart factory strategy.

Manufacturing with Quality Throughout the Product Lifecycle

In our consumer-driven world, success can hinge on ‘perceived quality’ – the customer perception of the products they purchase. Major brands are actively promoting a quality image and demanding that their factories and suppliers live up to their consumers’ expectations. In short, if you work in manufacturing, quality is your business.

But who is responsible for the quality of the products you produce? Is it the metrology experts in the quality department? The team responsible for the production process? Maybe it’s the designers and engineers who came up with the concept in the first place?

Think that quality is the responsibility of one department? Think again.

At Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, we believe that quality is a shared responsibility amongst stakeholders throughout the product lifecycle. Every person in every department who interacts with a component as it makes its journey from design to reality can affect quality. Our solutions enable you to rethink quality in your department and collaborate with your colleagues on site and around the world to design and engineer, produce and measure quality – and ensure you deliver quality to your customers.

Premier is proud to work with Hexagon on all their products for the state of Wisconsin and UP of Michigan. To learn more about all the great solutions that we offer please call Sales 414-254-5150 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Year in Review: Did you know that GROB is located in Bluffton, Ohio? and how about the fact that we build our 5-axis universal machining centers right here in the USA?

Today, we have another one of our popular post from back in January of this year about the Grob 5 axis machines being built in Ohio.

Since being founded in the 1980s, GROB Systems Inc. in the USA has played a key role in the GROB production network. Some 560 employees and a production area of 38,000 square foot makes our USA plant the ideal point of contact for the automotive industry in North America, Mexico and Canada. In addition to universal machining centers, it produces primarily system machines, assembly lines and equipment in accordance with German quality standards.

As in other plants, many second-generation employees work in Bluffton and contribute, thanks to a training system that lives up to German standards, to the overall success of the GROB Group.

The continuous further development of in-house products and an expanded range of services guarantee our American GROB plant sustained growth and the best prospects for the future.

The G350 5-axis universal machining center build in Ohio, offers all customers in the machining sector almost limitless possibilities for milling parts made of the most diverse materials.

Our universal machining center is designed to meet the multiple requirements of various sectors and offers a convincing range of applications.

Learn more about all the great 5 axis solutions that GROB & Premier can offer to our customers in Wisconsin and UP of Michigan that are build right here in the USA– Sales 414-254-5150 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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