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American Made Really Does Matter

Manufacturing has been a hot topic lately, with much scrutiny on the economy, jobs, and skills.   At Astro Machine,  we have spent the last 30 years manufacturing precision parts with our American workforce in Ephrata, PA. In order to highlight American made goods and showcase American manufacturers, one organization is working tirelessly to educate consumers […]

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Astro Machine Works Launches its New Website

Astro Machine Works, located in Ephrata, Pa., is excited to announce the launch of its new website. We have been working to make our site more user-friendly, with information for our customers and prospects on our full capabilities including CNC Machining and Custom Machine Design, Fabrication and Build. In addition, please check back for news […]

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Astro Machine Works Celebrates National Manufacturing Day

The first Friday of every October is National Manufacturing Day. This year it is celebrated on October 7, with over 1,600 events happening across the U.S. The purpose of the day is to showcase modern manufacturing and to get future generations inspired to enter the many fields that make up manufacturing in the U.S. NMD […]

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Competitiveness in American Manufacturing

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Manufacturing creates and produces items on a large scale for a wide variety of industries. For years, there had been a decline in U.S. manufacturing. Today, things are starting to change for the better. It’s estimated that by the year 2020, the U.S. will take the lead spot on the Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index (GMCI). […]

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Industrial Robotics and the Future of Manufacturing

Manufacturing companies constantly strive to produce higher quality products, while trying to be more productive and sustainable with the help of the latest technological trends. Additive processes such as 3-D printing, flexible electronics engineering, and other innovative technologies will define the next generation of consumer devices. Robots are just one of the many new technologies […]

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Astro Machine Works Puts Safety First All Year Long

National Safety Month is sponsored by the National Safety Council (NSC) and is held every June. The purpose of National Safety Month is to bring awareness to accidents and issues that can impact the safety of an individual, group, or community. Each week of June focuses on a different topic. Week 1 is Stand Ready […]

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Our New Large Parts Machining Center is Up and Running

Over the past several months we have been expanding our operations to meet the demands of our customers for additional machining services. Our facility expansion is now complete, and we have recently brought our new APEC G3060 High Speed 5-Axis Gantry Mill on line. This new machine increases our CNC machining capacity, producing parts as […]

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ERIK WOLF RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

We have reached another milestone in our history at Astro Machine Works, Inc. in that we are announcing the retirement of one of our original project managers, Erik Wolf as of April, 28th. We at Astro are both very sad at the thought of seeing Erik depart but at the same time are very excited […]

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Please Visit Us at Booth #60 during the Department of Energy Small Business Forum

In just a couple of weeks Astro Machine Works will be attending the 15th Annual U.S. Department of Energy Small Business Forum and Expo. The event is taking place at the Atlanta Marriot Marquis in Atlanta, GA, May 23rd-25th. The hosts of DOE2016 are expecting a large turn out as usual. Energy, defense, and science […]

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Astro Machine Works adds new High Speed 5-Axis Gantry Machining Center for increased CNC Machining Capacity

Astro Machine Works, Inc, located in Ephrata, PA, has added the APEC G3060 High Speed 5-Axis Gantry Mill to keep up with demand and increase capacity in our machining area. This machine is fast and precise, giving us the ability to machine very large parts. Dimensions are 236” X-Travel, 118” Y-Travel, and 47” Z-travel. It […]

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