Lathe Department Growth

August 16, 2016 – GPI has purchased another lathe, to help with the increasing customer demand. So far this year, GPI has launched multiple new production programs and begun PPAP for new programs, starting in 2017. GPI has seen an increase in all departments, over the course of 2016.

This year GPI has purchased more than 6 CNC machines, in the horizontal milling and lathe departments. GPI has also hired for many new positions, on all 3 shifts, in production, material handling, quality control, engineering, and more.

GPI is already forecasting for 2017 to be a year with more than 20% overall growth.

Technical Specifications

  • Swing Over Cross Slide: 29.7″
  • Max. Turning Diameter: 14.4″
  • Standard Turning Diameter: 10.8″
  • Max. Turning Length: 27.7″
  • Bar Capacity: 3.1″
  • Live Tooling
  • Tool Presetter
  • Parts Catcher
  • High Pressure Coolant