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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Categories: American Manufacturing, Engineering, Manufacturing

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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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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Categories: 3D printing, American Manufacturing, Energy, Engineering, Manufacturing, National Manufacturing Day, STEM

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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Categories: 3D printing, American Manufacturing, Engineering, Manufacturing, Robotics, STEM

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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Categories: 3D printing, American Manufacturing, Engineering, Manufacturing, Robotics

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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We have reached another milestone in our history at Astro Machine Works, 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 to […]

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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 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 has […]

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