Meindl-Kohle says industry focussed technology such as VISI for sheet metal tool design and programming 4 and 5-axis CNC machines is essential ot its success
Since its inception in 1976, TapeMaster Tool, Troy, MI, has manufactured components for the aerospace, automotive, heavy equipment, and tooling industries. Having stayed current with the latest tooling and equipment, the company also implemented the latest software technology.
The VISI CAD/CAM solution has been instrumental in a German company becoming a sought-after business partner for producing bespoke graphite electrodes. Florian Rauchenberger, who is responsible for project management at Technologie Vertriebs und Beratungs GmbH (TVB).
One of the UK’s leading injection moulding specialists for the engineering and industrial sectors uses VISI software for much more than designing mould tools. Rutland Plastics, using their Objet 3D printer, designed and manufactured a secondary operation jig which halved the manpower required for the shop floor assembly.