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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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Astro Machine Works Expands Its Operations

Astro Machine Works, in Ephrata, PA, has added a third building to accommodate its expanding operations. Astro Machine Works, in business since 1984, continues to grow its capabilities for CNC Machining and Custom Machine Building. The building, originally acquired in 1999 is now our newest manufacturing facility. Following complete renovation to both the interior and […]

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Seeking full time CNC Machinists

Astro Machine Works is seeking full time CNC Machinists. This position requires the ability to set up, program and operate a CNC Mill or Lathe as well the ability to machine parts per customer specifications and read and understand various types of customer prints. The ideal candidate will have the flexibility to perform millwork, lathe […]

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New Equipment Ready to Go! A Bigger and Better Astro Machine Works

As a follow-up to our July blog post, we’d like to tell you a little bit more about the results we’re already seeing, attributed to our facility expansion here at Astro Machine Works. This month, we’ve completed the move into an additional facility, with more space and new equipment in place and ready for use! […]

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