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Manufacturing Day Coming October 5th
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 our higher run production jobs. Having another new machine in this area means we will have less down time with breakdowns or machine malfunctions. …
2nd Annual Northwest Tool Golf Outing
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.
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant Position Filled
We have filled our Receptionist/Administrative Assistant position. Thank You to all who applied to be part of our team!
New Shrink Fitting Video Posted
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. These parts would not go together unless one expands and the other shrinks. First, you’ll see Alex heating the roller up using a torch.
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! If you have some experience in machining, a great work ethic, the ability to read blueprints, and know how to set up and operate CNC machines, please consider Northwest Tool!
Design 2 Part – Schaumberg, Ill.
On May 9th and 10th, we will be set up at the Design-2-Part Show in Schaumberg, Ill. If you have tooling and machining needs, stop out and visit us in booth #510. The show runs Wednesday, May 9th from 9:30-4:00 and Thursday, May 10th from 9:30-3:30. We look forward to making many new connections!
Our Janitorial Position and all 1st and 2nd Shift Production positions have been filled. Thank you to all who applied to be a part of the Northwest Tool team. Please do not hesitate to apply for more openings in the future. We are also still hiring for 1st and 2nd Shift CNC Machinists.