GPI has nearly quadrupled its manufacturing footprint

Global Precision Industries was established in 2005 in a 2,500 square foot garage off of Mount Read Blvd. In 2008 GPI expanded into a 22,000 square foot facility off of Dodge Street. Almost 4 years after they expanded into a larger facility, GPI bought and renovated their new 80,000 square foot headquarters! This new facility will now provide GPI with the ability to CNC machine much larger components up to…

Global Precision Industries adds Mori Seiki SH-8000

This summer, GPI has added another machine to its new facility at 955 Millstead Way. This Mori Seiki SH-8000 will now allow GPI to machine much larger components up to 2 tons in weight and span about 51” x 47” x 43”. Technical Specifications Travel: 51” x 47” x 43” Pallet Size: 31.5” Spindle Taper: Cat 50 Tool Cabinet: 240 Tools Spindle Speed: 12,000 RPM High Pressure Coolant

GPI purchases not one, but two Mori Seiki SH-630’s

Right before Christmas, GPI took ownership of two, Mori Seiki SH-630’s, increasing their large machining department by 50%. Both 630’s have dual pallet systems and CAT 50 tooling, allowing for a much quicker and efficient production; while machining a larger sized envelope of components. Technical Specifications Travel: 33” x 30” x 33” Pallet Size: 25” Spindle Taper: Cat 50 Tool Cabinet: 60 Tools Spindle Speed: 10,000 RPM

GPI Purchases a Second Sheffield 9.12.8

GPI is please to announce that we have added a second Sheffield 9.12.8 CMM. Both machines have been configured with identical options to insure compatibility between machines and ensure that there are no bottlenecks in our quality lab and ensures that our customers tolerances are always met. Dave Hallbach – GPI’s quality manager explained that these machines are equipped with all of the latest measurement technology such as. PC-DIMIS CAD++…

GPI Purchases a Mori Seiki – 2 Machine – 19 Pallet Flexible Machining Cell

GPI has purchased it fourth flexible machining cell. This cell is a 2 machine Mori Seiki 500mm cell with 19 Pallets. GPI has equipped this machine with all of the latest manufacturing technologies including Renishaw in-machine probing, Chipblaster high pressure coolant, Ethernet based dataserver with high speed look ahead options, 120 ATC tool changer, Dual Operator load stations and more. Mark Wheeler – VP of Manufacturing commented that with the…

ISO/TS16949:2009 Surveillance Audit

GPI is please to announce that we have successfully completed our 2 year surveillance audit on our systems and documentation for the ISO/TS16949:2009 certification. This audit was completed with no minor our major non-conformances and only two “observations” for recommended improvements. Mark Wheeler – VP of Operations commented that he has never experienced such a successful audit in his 20+ years of working in the machining industry. This shows that…

GPI Purchases a Mori Seiki – 1 Machine – 13 Pallet Flexible Machining Cell

GPI has recently acquired its third flexible manufacturing cell for lights out production. We have added a Mori Seiki – 13 Pallet FMS system with 630mm travels. This machine was acquired from an aerospace company and is one of only 2 cells in the entire US that is equipped with advanced manufacturing options. With options like a High-Speed “Big Plus” spindle, Renishaw in-machine probing, a 240 tool ATC robotic tool…

GPI Is Now ISO9001:TS16949 Certified

GPI has received notification that they have been certified to the ISO/TS16949:2009 standard. Dave Hallbach – GPI’s quality manager has confirmed that all of GPI’s systems and documentation is certified to the ISO/TS16949 standards. GPI’s commitment to providing the highest quality standards in the industry puts us in an elite group of manufacturers who are certified to this standard. Dave also commented that our growing automotive customer base has realized…