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Oct

We’ve welcomed another VMC!

A DMG Mori DuraVertical 1035 eco vertical machining center recently hit the floor at Imagineering Machine Inc.  With a 40.00″ (X) x 22.00″ (Y) X 20.00″ (Z) travel, we have expanded from the machine it replaced.  In addition, the machine has thru-spindle coolant and a high pressure coolant pump to achieve better surface finishes while …

10
Apr

Adding Equipment – Adding Capacity – Adding Capability

Imagineering Machine Inc. has added a Makino A51 horizontal machining center to their current list of CNC equipment.  The addition of the A51 allows for increased machining ability using the horizontal structure of the machine as well as adding capacity and needed spindle time to our shop. The main advantage to the Makino A51 HMC …

14
Nov

The Upside of Trade Groups

A few years ago, I thought it would be beneficial to join my local trade association, the Minnesota Precision Manufacturers Association (MPMA).  I had attended a few of their events as a guest of vendors and knew several people who were already involved in the organization. After joining and attending a few professional and social …

20
Sep

IMTS 2016 – International Manufacturing and Technology Show

2016 brought us another round of the International Manufacturing and Technology Show in Chicago, Illinois.  Every two years, the IMTS show brings together the big names in manufacturing, predominately representing the metal cutting industry.  It also attracts hundreds of thousands of business owners, machinists, distributors, and media to see the newest technology in manufacturing.  Needless …

10
Jun

Leading By Example

I recently read an article about the CEO of Minneapolis based Graco and their CEO Pat McHale.  The article did a great job introducing Mr. McHale and his dedication to the company, relationship with employees, and some of his philosophies on management, leadership, and business.  They include: IT DOESN’T MATTER WHERE YOU START, ONLY THAT YOU …

2
Feb

Imagineering Machine Inc. adds 5-Axis Machine Tool

With the addition of the 5-axis machine tool, Imagineering Machine Inc. offers more than ever. Imagineering Machine Inc. is excited to announce the addition a new 5-Axis machine tool, the Quaser MF400C/U.  The new machine tool allows increased accuracy and reduced set-up time for both prototype and production orders giving us the ability to deliver accurate …

13
Oct

Imagineering Machine Inc. President nominated for Award

Congrats to Imagineering Machine Inc. President Jesse Schelitzche for his nomination in the ‘Emerging Leader’ category for the 2015 Minnesota Manufacturing Awards presented by Minnesota Business Magazine.  “It is an honor to be included with such a great group of peers and companies” commented Schelitzche.  “I love manufacturing and its impact on the Minnesota economy …

31
Aug

Imagineering Machine Inc. at the Minnesota Twins game

The staff at Imagineering Machine Inc. took an afternoon off to attend a game at Target Field to watch the Minnesota Twins!  We had a blast and saw a walk off home run to win the game!  Thanks to everyone who was able to attend.  A big THANK YOU to the group sales office for the …