The Protomatic blog, “Precisely Speaking,” is where you’ll get useful information on all aspects of precision CNC machining.
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Are you moving ahead? Or falling behind?
In today’s business climate, you’re either moving ahead. Or falling behind. Nothing stays the same.
Bringing the work back to the USA is now more important than ever. While having domestic suppliers is already a key strategy for many companies, all manufacturers should periodically reevaluate their offshoring practices and consider reshoring products to America.
The cybersecurity risk does not have a ROI (Return on Investment) in a typical sense, but is more like a ROR (Return on Risk). It includes things like safety, licensing, insurance and other every critical task that businesses must perform to be successful.
Protomatic was recently honored by a visit from some very special guests. 25 kindergarteners and first graders from the Dexter Summer Youth Program came to Protomatic to learn more about manufacturing.
The Accuracy of Legacy Drawings is Hanging by a Thread
Every year, we receive hundreds of blueprints to review as part of our quoting process. While the reviews are time-intensive, they are not only important, but essential to assuring that even the smallest details are carefully examined in a way that results in accurate quotes and precision …
4 Mistakes to Avoid when Working with Legacy Drawings
Every year at Protomatic, we see and review thousands of blueprints during our quoting process. Our goal for each is the same: To review even the smallest detail of the blueprint in a manner that allows us to accurately quote and manufacture the part.
Vision Systems to meet the Needs of Space and Military
Today’s world of metrology is diverse and sophisticated. In many manufacturing processes, there is and probably always will be, a place for tactile gages. Among those physical instruments are: calipers, bore, ring, plug, thread, radius, height gages, micrometers, and coordinate measurement machines.
Protomatic is a machine shop that believes in providing our customers with the custom parts they need, no matter the sizing. Technically small parts are hard to make. As you get smaller, challenges arise.