On October 5th, 2018, Northwest Tool & Manufacturing will be hosting it’s 2nd Annual Manufacturing Day Open House. Manufacturing Day began in 2012 to address common misperceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and show their community what manufacturing is — and what it isn’t.
This Monday brings another new machine into our facility. Our new 2018 Yama Seiki GLS-200 Lathe was delivered this morning, August 20th, 2018. This machine is replacing our 1993 Mazak Quick Turn 18, which turned 25 this year when it finally wore out. This new Yama Seiki will be used primarily…
On August 7th, our newest piece of machinery, a Milltronics VK4II 3-axis CNC Knee Mill arrived. It isn’t set up and running yet, but here is a sneak peek. This machine will be replacing our Bridgeport EZ Trak Programmable Mill.
On Friday, July 27th, Northwest Tool held our 2nd Annual Northwest Tool Golf Outing. The outing was held at Trapp River Golf Course in Wausau. This outing gives us a chance to thank our customers and vendors for their support over the past year, and spend some time catching up.
We have filled our Receptionist/Administrative Assistant position. Thank You to all who applied to be part of our team!
Calling all Machinists!
We just posted a new video of shrink fitting parts on our YouTube channel. This was a very interesting process to witness, so we wanted to share with our followers. This video features Dave and Alex doing the shrink fitting. Shrink fitting is done using thermal expansion.
We have filled both our 2nd Shift CNC Position and our Office Cleaner positions. Currently, we have all positions filled! Thank you to everyone who applied. Stay tuned for more job openings in the future.
We are still hiring for a 2nd Shift CNC Machinists! Responsibilities will include reading blueprints, setting up and operating CNC machines, and maintaining quality and tolerance standards.The hours for this position are 3:15pm-1:45am on Monday – Thursday; so every weekend is a long weekend!