TUNNEL HILL, Ga.--()--Precision Products, a locally owned ISO:9001 company specializing in sales, service and repair of equipment for the automotive, power generation, food, beverage, medical, aerospace and textile industries has announced an expansion of their CNC machining operations with the installation of two new Mazak CNC machining centers. The new generation 5-axis machining centers are the first of their type to be installed in the USA. 5-Axis machining offers all the functionality of a traditional CNC vertical mill along with a CNC turning center built into one highly accurate machine.
“The acquisition of these machines is a big upgrade from any other 5-axis machining center available on the market today and they can hold tolerances of .0003”
The new CNC machines will be installed at their new 150,000 square foot Dalton, GA site. The new equipment will offer significant increases in accuracy and their ability to service their customers. According to Shannon Bowling, Sr. Engineer/Programmer, “The acquisition of these machines is a big upgrade from any other 5-axis machining center available on the market today and they can hold tolerances of .0003”.” Precision is the first company in the USA to obtain these new machines which include an all new Mazatrol Matrix 2 controller offering unmatched operator interface allowing faster setup time and more accuracy in production.
According to President David Davis, “With the advance of robotic equipment at our customer’s plants, the demands on us as a supplier are increasing; In order to meet these needs, we require the newest CNC equipment and a highly trained workforce. This expansion puts PPI in a solid position to take advantage of the growth in high technology manufacturing that is expanding in the Southeast USA. Industries such as automotive, aerospace and many others are adding capacity in this region and we plan to be a part of the economy it takes to support them. This new equipment plays a major part of the growth plan we have for our new Dalton, GA location.”