In keeping with its strategic plan of vertical integration of services, Mack Molding announced at the MD&M/Plastec West shows that it had invested $1 million in Q4 2010 to implement a full-service machining center at its headquarters plant in Arlington, VT.
"The growing demand for milling and turning work, combined with our drive to further compress lead times for our customers, made this a very easy decision," said Jeff Somple, president of Mack's Northern Operations. "As a growing supplier to the medical device and orthopedic markets, we see a lot of opportunity for this service."
Several years ago, Mack added sheet metal fabrication to its contract manufacturing services, and it says that business has grown nicely. The addition of milling, turning, and machining gives Mack extended capabilities for the fabrication of small, complex metal components for the medical industry, as well as for other markets it serves....