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A B.C. design and manufacturing company adopted a five axis strategy. Read how Rainhouse Manufacturing Canada is benefiting from its investments.

Chris Lichty, lead machinist at Rainhouse Manufacturing Canada Ltd., was facing a problem, one that any machinist can relate to: too many setups. This isn’t meant to imply that he and the other 14 employees at this somewhat eclectic job shop were complaining about too many jobs, only that they wanted to do their work in the most efficient manner possible. To Lichty, this means eliminating part handling, reducing work-in-process, cutting fixture costs, and improving part quality, goals that most shops strive for, but fewer attain.

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