Mack adds equipment as orthopedic business continues to expand

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August 1, 2017

Mack Molding has invested more than $1 million in equipment to increase sheet-metal fabrication, machining, and laser marking capabilities, as its medical business expands – driven by orthopedic customers in need of specialized services related to cases, trays, instrument trials, and surgical handles.

To meet Unique Device Identification (UDI) obligations, Mack’s finishing department has added a Foba M2000 laser marker. A Trumpf 2030 4,000W fiber laser for sheet metal fabrication increases the company’s portfolio of vertically-integrated services by introducing the ability to cut new materials as well as thicker gauges of existing metals. Additionally, a Mazak Integrex i-100S CNC is on its way to the machining department, increasing Mack’s capacity to meet customers’ milling and turning demands.

Medical represents 35% of Mack’s business, driven in part by growth in parts that require specialized engraving on curved metal and plastic surfaces.

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