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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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Maintaining Strong Growth in the Manufacturing Industry

The manufacturing industry has seen wide swings of ups and downs over the last few decades. The reshoring effort continues and our industry is growing as a result. But what are the key solutions that help our industry progress in an affirmative direction while digging beyond the surface of reshoring? The experts at Astro are here […]

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Astro’s State of the Industry Address

To kick off the start of the new year, we thought we would take a look at the state of manufacturing to see where it will be headed. We specialize in providing engineering support and building custom machinery and precision parts, serving a broad range of applications across many industrial sectors. One emerging trend in […]

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The 2015 Year in Review

Throughout the year we have been keeping our customers up to date on all the events happening at Astro Machine Works. It is hard for us to believe that the year is already coming to a close and thought that we would recap the highlights of the previous 12 months. One of the most exciting […]

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Our Expertise in Custom Machine Building Makes Us Top Choice for Custom Machinery to Manufacturers in All Industries and Applications

A recent National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) report accounts, “Taken alone, manufacturing in the United States would be the ninth-largest economy in the world.” Additionally, they state that manufacturers in the U.S. “are the most productive in the world, far surpassing the worker productivity of any other major manufacturing economy…” Suffice to say, there’s a […]

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5-Axis Machining Makes a Difference in Manufacturing

When complex or intricate multi-sided parts are needed, 5-axis machining can make a difference in the manufacturing process. This holds true for all types of industries in the manufacturing sector, including: medical, pharmaceutical, energy, aerospace, food processing, government, electronics, packaging, general manufacturing, and more. 5-axis machining is used for parts that require precise rotational machining, […]

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