PEKO Precision Products

PRODUCT REVIEW:  HAAS VF-6/40

Posted by Scott Baxter on Mar 8, 2019 3:59:00 PM

Product Type:  CNC Machine

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PRODUCT REVIEW: Volumill, with GibbsCAM integration

Posted by Scott Baxter on Mar 5, 2019 11:16:00 AM

Product Type: CAM Software

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How Much Design Engineering Do You Need From your Contract Manufacturer?

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on Mar 4, 2019 12:38:34 PM

You've done it!  You've created a new technology that will disrupt its industry once it hits the market.  But there are a few minor setbacks: since you've just successfully pieced your technology together you know that you'll have to get in front of a Contract Manufacturer in order to make the hundreds, or even thousands, that you plan on hitting the market with.  But just how much design engineering will you need from your future CM once you find one?

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Topics: Contract Manufacturing, Manufacturing Capabilities, NewProductIntroduction

PRODUCT REVIEW: BLUCO CORP MODULAR WELDING TABLES - D28 SYSTEM

Posted by Scott Baxter on Feb 28, 2019 11:15:00 AM

Product Type: Welding Equipment

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PRODUCT REVIEW: HEXAGON LEICA Absolute Tracker AT402

Posted by Scott Baxter on Feb 26, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Product Type: Quality, Inspection Equipment

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CMM Update: DEA Hexagon-Global-Advantage-15.20.14

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on Feb 20, 2019 12:15:00 PM

Back in November, we shared our new inspection Coordinate Measuring Machine as part of our new machinery updates.  Since that blog post, we have finished the installation of our brand new climate controlled room to house this new machine.  Since PEKO has been expanding its output, our need to increase our inspection capabilities has expanded as well.

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Topics: Inspection, Quality Assurance, Quality Control

New Product Introduction (NPI) and Its Critical Impact in Contract Manufacturing

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on Feb 12, 2019 3:12:29 PM

Companies begin seeking assistance in manufacturing once they've developed a new machinery or equipment product line with the newest industry leading technology.  The machinery itself is usually beautiful, functional and these companies expect the market demand to soar.  Within a short period of time said companies expect sales to surpass dozens or hundreds of units to an eager customer base domestically and internationally, but there is just one major problem: How will these companies produce their "next big thing?"

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Topics: Contract Manufacturing, Technology, Manufacturing Capabilities, NewProductIntroduction

Assessing the Current and Future Manufacturing Capacity

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on Feb 5, 2019 12:20:29 PM

Many of the customers who have walked through our doors have one simple question in mind: "How will my project fit into the this company, and will they have enough resources to give my project the time that it needs?" The manufacturing capacity of an organization is the "make-it" or "break-it" of a company's ability to sustain and meet the aggressive deadlines within the manufacturing industry.  Having established robust and up-to-date practices ensure that products will make it to the end-user when agreed upon.  

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Topics: Contract Manufacturing, Contract Assembly, Manufacturing Capabilities, Purchasing

Company Culture: How Shared values Cultivate a great partnership between a CM and OEM

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on Jan 25, 2019 1:36:54 PM

Your company just invented new technology that is going to disrupt its industry.  The only issue?  Figuring out how you're going to move forward with its manufacturing.  Thankfully, there's Contract Manufacturers available who are ready to take over the management of your project. 

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Topics: Contract Manufacturing

How Much Does Your Contract Manufacturer Know About Your Technology?

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on Jan 16, 2019 1:45:00 PM

Any company can claim to have experience in design engineering, but if that company doesn’t have any experience on the manufacturing side of things, then there really is no hard evidence that your machine can even be manufactured.  Apart from manufacturing experience, how can you rest assured that a Contract Manufacturer will be able to execute your break-through technology?

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Topics: Contract Manufacturing, ISO13485, low volume manufacturing, machinery manufacturing