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Graphicast’s Design and Prototyping Service Continues to Receive National Recognition in Design News

Graphicast’s Design and Prototyping Service Continues to Receive National Recognition in Design News

Graphicast’s Design and Rapid Prototyping Service (DRPS) continues to receive national recognition. The most recent issue of the Design News website features our process as the lead article. Unique to other prototyping processes, Graphicast will produce a prototype in our ZA12 alloy with all the fea...

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What’s the More Likely Road to US Manufacturing Growth – Re-shoring or Exporting?

What’s the More Likely Road to US Manufacturing Growth – Re-shoring or Exporting?

There’s been a lot of talk from the Obama administration about increasing exports as a way of expanding manufacturing in the US. While tax and tariff relief, or some other programs may help our exports, you can’t force someone to buy your products. Saying you want exports to double and actually doin...

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Manufacturing Lessons from a 150 Year Old Factory

Manufacturing Lessons from a 150 Year Old Factory

I had the pleasure of touring the 150 year old Beech River Mill last Friday. This company, a manufacturer of custom made wooden shutters and doors,  is the last mill operating on the Beech River, a short river flowing through Ossipee, New Hampshire. Mills  have been on the Beech River since the late...

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Prototype Part? Looks Like a Machined Casting.

Prototype Part? Looks Like a Machined Casting.

Graphicast introduced our new Design and Rapid Prototyping concept earlier this year, and it has proven to be an effective method to quickly obtain prototypes that replicate a  production  cast metal metal part. Our design team works with customers to start a new part design with the casting process...

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The Recovery Continues at Graphicast

The Recovery Continues at Graphicast

The recovery continues at Graphicast, although we have yet to see a nice straight line to the numbers. Orders in June and July were very strong and our backlog is now up to pre-recession levels. We’ll see if the surge continues, but we see few signs of any backsliding in the trends. The analysis of...

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