CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Northeast Tool, a contract manufacturer for the aerospace, defense, energy, medical, and commercial industries, announced today a $2.5 million capital investment in new machine tool technology. The capital investment will support additional capacity at the Charlotte, North Carolina facility.
The company has purchased four new milling and turning machining centers from DMG Mori USA to support increased customer demand and future growth. Northeast Tool's investment will include a NZX 1500 turning center, DMU 50 5-Axis Mill, DMU 65 monoBLOCK 5-Axis Mill, and a DMU 60 eVo linear with PH-150 robotic pallet handling.
Some highlights of the new machining centers include:
20,000 rpm spindle speeds
Traverse speeds of up to 3,400 ipm
Fully Automated 8 pallet system
5-Axis simultaneous machining
Touch screen CELOS controls
"Northeast Tool has a long track record of investing in the latest technology the industry has to offer," said Rusty Arant, Chief Executive Officer of Northeast Tool. "We are constantly looking for ways to better serve our customers with competitive pricing and world-class quality. This investment will drastically reduce our production times and allow for greater efficiencies in our operations."
About Northeast Tool Since 1964, Northeast Tool has been a preferred supplier of precision machined parts and complex assemblies for the aerospace, defense, energy, medical, and commercial industries. Northeast Tool is an AS9100C & ISO 9001:2008 certified facility with a broad range of capabilities, including Multi-Axis Machining, Milling, Grinding, Wire EDM, Welding, Sheet Metal Fabrication, and Stamping.