Gasbarre Products, Inc. (GPI) is pleased to announce the hiring of Jerry Uplinger, Tool Design Engineer, as the newest member of its Tooling Group team. He will be the team lead for tool design efforts at McKee Carbide Tool.
Three Key Team Members Join Gasbarre Press Division
Gasbarre Products, Inc. (GPI) is pleased to announce the addition of three key members to its Press Division team: Lesley Kline, Business Development Manager; Larry Dixon, Automation & IoT Program Manager; and Matt Undercoffer, Customer Service Application Engineer – Electrical.
A. J. Gonzales Appointed as California Sales Representative for J.L. Becker Company
J. L. Becker, a Gasbarre Furnace Group Company, is pleased to announce the appointment of A. J. Gonzales as Sales Representative for the state of California. Mr. Gonzales has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management from the University of La Verne. He was previously employed at Arconic Fastening Systems and Rings, formerly known as Alcoa Fastening Systems and Fairchild Fasteners.
J.L. Becker Installs & Commissions Complete IQ Furnace Line
J. L. Becker, a Gasbarre Furnace Group Company, recently manufactured, shipped and commissioned a complete IQ Furnace line at the East Carolina Metal Treating facility in Raleigh, NC. The system is configured to process 36” wide by 48” long by 36” high workloads that weigh up to 4,000 lbs. and includes an Integral Quench Furnace, two (2) Temper Furnaces, a Spray and Dunk Washer, a Powered Load Transfer Cart, a scissors lift table and two (2) stationary load tables.
Recently added to our Press Group’s equipment technology is Hyundai-Wia KBN-135 CNC Boring Mill. This machine will take the place of one of our manual boring mills for improved accuracy and time efficiency. The table travel will increase our capabilities allowing for larger components being manufacturing and controlled in our facility.
Major Gauge & Tool Acquires Mitsubishi Wire EDM
Recently added to Major Gauge & Tool’s equipment technology is Mitsubishi’s MV-2400S Wire EDM. The machine is fully equipped with advanced and/or improved features such as automatic wire threading, improved machine accuracy with servo amplified linear shaft motors, faster machine speed allowing reduction in process times, easier operator interface allowing insertion of emergency type jobs versus having to wait for the current job to complete, and energy saving features that reduces overall running costs. The machine has been in operation since September 15.