TSIS 2021

The 2021 Training & Simulation Industry Symposium (TSIS) was the largest to date with over 1,000 attending either in-person or via virtual platform. The symposium provided attendees updated information on training and simulation procurement requirements from the Air Force, Navy, Army, Marines, DoD, and the Joint Medical simulation community.

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Clinkenbeard Speed Wins

In The Race For Success, Speed Wins

“We spend significant amounts of time and money exploring technology and methods which will compress delivery, eliminate waste, and save money. These efforts strengthen our value proposition.” – Reg Gustafson, VP of Business Development. Read more about why speed is a critical component of our growth and a key part of where we’re headed on pages 32-37 of the latest edition of Manufacturing in Focus Magazine.

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Clinkenbeard Adds DMU 65 Monoblock

To complement our mission of exceeding the time-to-market requirements of customers, we recently added the DMU 65 Monoblock to our prototyping machinery. The DMU 65 Monoblock was added to increase capacity in our current low volume production machining department and supports simultaneous 5-axis milling with high precision and high pressure thru spindle coolant. Through growing our machining options, we can continue providing the best solutions in the lowest time.

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Manufacturing Days

Manufacturing Days in Davis, California

Our Aerospace Project Manager, Kyle Johnson, attended the DMG MORI USA Manufacturing Days in Davis, CA earlier this week to explore new technology and ways we can maximize the use of our current equipment. The day featured an exclusive tour of the DMG factory and showcased the latest innovations in Horizontal Machining, Automation, Additive Manufacturing and Digitization. We are always looking for ways to compress time in order to offer customers faster delivery and excellent quality. We look forward to applying Kyle’s learnings to support that effort!

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Clinkenbeard Expansion Event

Relocation & Expansion Celebration

On September 26, 2019, Clinkenbeard hosted an Open House to celebrate its relocation and expansion.  The new location, located in South Beloit, features double the manufacturing footprint of Clinkenbeard’s previous facility in Rockford, IL, with an additional 40,000 square feet.  The additional space allows Clinkenbeard to expand to meet the demand of new markets, now and in the future. Dozens gathered for a ceremony including Community leaders, customers, and the Clinkenbeard team.  Following the ceremony at 9:00 AM,  the facility remained open for tours.

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