High-Performance Horizontal Machining Increases Competitiveness at DV Systems

When it wanted to improve global competitiveness in order to keep manufacturing operations in Canada, DV Systems looked to its local Makino representative, SST-Canada, to help it rethink its production processes. Hear the company’s leadership team discuss how the a61nx horizontal machining center helped it revolutionize the way in which its air compressors are produced, enabling the company to produce a full set of parts with each completed fixture. This new method helped the company produce twice the amount of parts to exacting tolerances and enabled it to shorten lead-times—getting products out the door to customers in just one week.