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Easy to use CNC automation system

See just how easy it is to configure and run the CellPro CNC automation system.

CellPro is a pre-engineered robotic machine tending system for Mazak machines offering unrivalled ease of use, flexibility and efficiency.

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hyperMILL enables complete milling of impellers

Customers of Polygona AG, based in Jona, Switzerland, testify to the excellent technical level of their impellers, even though the company began production only two years ago. Polygona’s debut in this industry was able to succeed thanks to assistance from a machine tool manufacturer and OPEN MIND Technologies AG as their CAD/CAM supplier.

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Optimal 5-axis processing at C. & E. FEIN GmbH with hyperMILL

C. & E. FEIN GmbH, the leading maker of professional power tools for metal-working, automotive and interior applications, will use the hyperMILL CAM system from OPEN MIND Technologies AG. The resulting seamless integrated process chain, will guarantee a consistently high level of quality and precision from product development to production.

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hyperMILL adds to wedded bliss at Alfred Terry

North London based Alfred Terry & Sons has been making jewellery for around 100 years. Specialising in gem set products including wedding bands, pendants and earrings, most designs incorporate diamonds or semi-precious stones such as sapphires and rubies.

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Delivering growth with OPEN MIND

As a family owned business established since 1973, Long & Marshall Ltd has seen its fair share of downturns and recessions over the last 35 years. However, the Havant based subcontract manufacturer to the aerospace, defence, medical and F1 industries believes its investment in technology and highly skilled staff will not only maintain but generate business through the current economic climate.

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Azimut works with hyperMILL like a fish in water

That’s what good NC paths should be like: smooth, round and effective to machine. hyperMILL from OPEN MIND creates such NC paths, for milling dream yachts, for example. And that’s why the famous Italian shipyard, Azimut-Benetti, uses the software from Germany. The result is better boats and greater cost effectiveness.

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Maltec - Achieving more with hyperMILL

Making the most of job opportunities determines the success or failure of businesses around the world. This is why it is always important to innovate and stay up to date with new technologies, to help create and drive new job opportunities within and outside of your current markets.

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Alpina steps on the gas with hyperMILL

Alpina Burkard Bovensiepen GmbH + Co. KG creates exclusive automobiles for discerning customers, using BMW models as a basis. They are also active participants in the auto racing scene. The automobile manufacturer, located in Buchloe in Germany‘s Allgäu region, has been successfully using OPEN MIND Technologies‘ hyperMILL CAM system to create NC programs for years.

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Sutton Tools: Achieving continued success through ongoing automation

As the key player, Australian-owned tooling developers, Sutton Tools, requires no introduction. Since their inception in 1917 they have proven to be great pioneers, adopting and developing new technologies to improve the efficiency of cutting tools and their manufacture, including the latest coating technologies. As part of this ongoing development, Sutton Tools has invested heavily in the use of robotics.

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Robots – more affordable than you think

With the state of the current global economy, the manufacturing industry has faced some of the toughest challenges in recent memory. With global machinery sales down significantly, declining exports, rising unemployment, coupled with increasing globalisation and cheap foreign imports, the Australian manufacturer can be excused for thinking the whole world is against him.

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Top 5 reasons to automate

There are many reasons why manufacturers and businesses choose to automate processes and production. here at John hart Automation & Robotics, we have identified five of the top reasons why you should automate today.

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Mazak Integrex i-200S for Amiga Engineering Pty Ltd

They’ve been manufacturing parts in Melbourne for over 23 years. Their business has remained strong while competitors have fallen and they have acquired many companies, expanding their own business and are in the process of modernising their Tullamarine workshop. Meet Amiga Engineering.

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Gear Design & Service

Gears are a massive part of everyday life and can be found in everything from large mining machines down to children’s toys. Gear Design & Service (GD&S) is a Melbourne based company that specialise in everything gear related. As Clayton Sanderson (Co-Owner) puts it, “if it doesn’t have teeth we don’t take it on.”

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