Adding Swiss Machining to the Product Mix

Like many classic screw machine shops, Precision Metal Products Company has made a good living for its owners and employees for more than 65 years. Its stable of 14 1-inch Acmes and 26 Davenports up to 3/4 inch have been, and continue to be, the production backbone of this third generation shop. Mark Drooger, the company’s president, invited PM to visit his Holland, Mich., shop to see how the future is unfolding for this 30-person machine shop. The recent addition of CNC Swiss-type machining capability to the multispindle foundation has impacted the shop [...]