Category Archives: News and Updates
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. We are excited for this new piece of machinery to decrease our run times and increase our capacity and capabilities. Stay Tuned!
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.
Welcome to our new website! We are now mobile-friendly and much easier to use. Check out our “Request A Quote” tab if you need to send in a quick quote, check out our easy to use photo gallery, and take a look at our updated design. We’d love to hear your feedback!
So what was all the excitement yesterday? We had our newest machine, the Haas ST-20, was delivered. On top of that, we also moved our Mazak Quick Turn 18 over to the Northeast bay where the Haas is located. The Quick Turn 18 runs a high production job, and this Haas will be used for the same. Now, to get it up and running!
This evening, we hosted a group from the IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, for a tour. The group of engineers is comprised of students and professionals, with a goal of gaining knowledge about different technological fields. Northwest Tool utilizes a variety of machinery which is run using computer programming.
Proud to be a sponsor for the Machine Tool Technology Camp this coming summer! If you are a senior in high school, be sure to check this out! Machine Tool Technology Camp at NTC.
Today, Dennis, Alan, Craig, And Chris are getting some hands on training with our Faro Arm. The Faro Arm is our portable CMM, and we are excited to have some more knowledge on its many capabilities.
We are proud to be a sponsor for Jerry Brickner this season. Jerry qualified for and competed in the World Championship Snowmobile Race in Eagle River this weekend. What an accomplishment!
We are proud to be accident free in 2017. Thank you to our employees for following safe manufacturing practices.