“Moving Forward in Reverse” by Modern Machine Shop Senior Editor, Derek Korn This versatile shop leverages portable CMM technology to steadily grow the reverse engineering portion of its business. Astro Machine Works has achieved record annual sales in each of the last five years. Eric Blow, company president, credits this in part to the shop’s […]

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(Ephrata, PA) 12/20/2011 – Astro Machine Works has added a new Fryer Easy Turn CNC Lathe (ET-40) for increased Turning and Milling capacities. This machine features 40” swing, 160” between centers and live tooling. The ET Large Capacity lathe is designed for applications where high rigidity is required and can be custom configured for the […]

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From left to right: Scott Alleman, Machinist, Astro Machine Works; Bill Youndt, Vice President, Astro Machine Works; Tom Dennes, Machine Technology Instructor, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology; Eric Blow, President, Astro Machine Works. (Ephrata, PA) 1/17/11 – – Employees of Astro Machine Works, a leading products and solutions provider of custom machinery, automation equipment, fabricated […]

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(Ephrata, PA) 11/15/2010 – Astro Machine Works, a leading products and solutions provider of custom machinery, automation equipment, fabricated components and precision machined products has recently hired four key personnel to assist in continuing the strong growth of the company. Astro has achieved several milestones over the past eighteen months, including a major facility expansion, […]

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(Ephrata, PA) 12/28/2009 – Astro Machine Works, a leading manufacturer of custom machinery, fabricated components and precision machined products has achieved registrar certification of its quality management system to the standards of ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management Systems – Requirements) and SAE-AS9100B (Quality Management Systems — Aerospace – Requirements). The AS9100B standard incorporates the ISO 9001:2008 International Quality […]

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(Ephrata, PA) 05/01/2009 – Astro Machine Works, a leading products and solutions provider of custom machinery, automation equipment, fabricated components and precision machined products has completed phase one of its expansion, increasing manufacturing space by 50%. With 30-foot high ceilings and a five-ton crane providing 24-feet under hook, the new state-of-the-art facility houses the assembly and fabrication […]

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Company poised for growth with increased manufacturing space and productivity. (EPHRATA, PA) 09/08/2008 – Astro Machine Works, Inc. announced its plans to break ground on an additional facility to be constructed adjacent to its Wenger Drive location in Ephrata. The expansion will grant the company an additional 26,000 square feet of manufacturing space, being constructed […]

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