CNC West
The Magazine for Western Metalworking Manufacturing

An Arnold Publication - Serving the Western Metalworking Industry Since 1981

CNC WEST is a west coast metalworking print magazine devoted to machinist and metalworking decision makers in machine shops and job shops on the west coast. The magazine features articles on cnc machining, machine shops and the west coast metal working industry. Please enjoy this months issue below and if you would like to read previous issues you may do so by clicking here.

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WAGSTAFF INC.

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Wagstaff Inc., a Spokane, Washington based company has been in business for more than 70 years. Today, they are a world leader in vertical direct chill casting of aluminum, but…

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DRIVEN TO PERFORM: ODENTHAL MANUFACTURING

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Coeur d’Alene, Idaho is not really on anyone’s radar as being a hotbed of manufacturing, but it should be. This lakeside resort community is a jewel in the Idaho panhandle…

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LISI MEDICAL: DRAWING ON 240 YEARS OF INDUSTRIAL HISTORY

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Article & Photos by Sean Buur LISI Medical is part of the LISI Group, a worldwide company specializing in the design and manufacture of assembly solutions. The LISI Group operates…

FROM THE PUBLISHER

TURN, TURN, TURN
According to Wikipedia, turning is considered to be the oldest method of machining. I suppose that would mean that turning machines were the first machine tools. Read More…

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INDUSTRY NEWS

New Digital Dashboard-OMAX

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  OMAX Corporation recently launched its new Digital Customer Dashboard. This customer-centric digital initiative allows the company to further strengthen its service and support as well as streamline the overall…

GF Machining Solutions to Acquire Innovative Micro-Machining Specialist

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GF Machining Solutions has announced an agreement to purchase 100 percent of the shares of Microlution Inc, a Chicago-based developer of micro-machining products incorporating milling and laser technologies. The acquisition…

Executive Hotline

Boeing Gets Contract For Repairs

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The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded $19,631,293 cost-plus-fixed-fee, ceiling-priced, letter requirements contract for the repair coverage of 193 various mission system components on the P-8A aircraft. This contract…

Bellevue, WA. Middle Schoolers Soar to Championship in World’s Largest Rocket Contest

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A team of middle schoolers from Bellevue, Wash., nicknamed the Space Potatoes, captured the top prize at the 2016 Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) National Finals. The five-student team from…