Shared: Midland’s Weber Manufacturing investing $8 million to expand production capacity
Weber Manufacturing Technologies Inc. is in the midst of a major investment which will see the company purchase $8 million in equipment in order to expand its technological capabilities.
A 2017 DMU 340 P Unimould five-axis milling machine, the third of its kind in North America, is the focal point of the capital investment plan. The $3.2-million machine, which the company had to tear down a wall in order to install, will streamline the tool making process and cut down on production time.
“What takes 48 hours with a three-axis machine is completed in 24 hours with the DMU 340, providing an extra 24 hours to machine additional pieces,” said Weber president Chris Edwards.
The scope of work the company can do is expected to expand, as the DMU…