KLH Industries, Inc.

KLH Industries, Inc. Preparing for a Positive Future
Machinery & Machining Tools

KLH Industries, Inc. Preparing for a Positive Future

Investing in the company's future has always been the highest priority for Ken Heins, President and CEO of KLH Industries, Inc. When the economy took a hit, he was rigorously thinking of how to improve current methods, increase throughput, offer additional services, increase quality and, in the end, deliver a better part to their customer. Through strong customer support and loyalty, hard work,...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Case Study: Justifying the Prototype Die

Using cost-effective precision tooling to offset hand fabrication The term prototype die" is almost an oxymoron. Usually, it isn't quite cost-effective to precision tool a 400 lb block of tool steel to produce less parts than most people have fingers. Problem Recently, a customer presented KLH Industries, Inc. with an opportunity to satisfy that very same condition: create a precision-tooled form...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Service Spotlight: EDM Department

Machining to your unique specifications KLH Industries, Inc. has remained a pioneer of EDM technology for the past 21 years. Our machines in the wire EDM (WEDM) department are capable of working within +/- 0.00005 tolerances and handling parts up to 5 tons or over 2 ft tall. In fact, according to Mitsubishi EDM, KLH houses "the tallest work piece capacity of any fully-submerged wire EDM on the...

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Transportation Industry Products

Case Study: "Crusher"

Contributing to state-of-the-art military applications KLH Industries, Inc. recently contributed precision-machined aluminum to the Crusher," an unmanned ground combat vehicle funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the U.S. Army. Crusher is a six-wheeled, all-wheel drive, hybrid electric, skid-steered, fully-autonomous ground vehicle that can carry up to 8,000 pounds...

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Milling, Turning and Multi-Axis Machining all in a Single Setup

Editor for Modern Machine Shop Magazine, Chris Koepfer, once wrote, a shop bought a milling machine to mill, a turning machine to turn, a drill press to make holes and so on." A turning machine with Y-axis live tooling can handle all of those operations - possibly in one setup. A turning center equipped with live tooling is capable of receiving a solid chunk of raw material and - without any...

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Waterjet Cutting is available for diverse materials.

With pressures up to 60,000 psi, waterjet cutting services are available for materials such as rubber, cork, glass, marble, silicon, granite, metals (including titanium), and concrete. X- and Y-axis capabilities are 6 and 12 ft, respectively, and motorized Z-axis has 8 in. range; pieces have also been cut upwards of 16 in. Able to import any CAD file or scan drawings directly, service uses...

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KLH Celebrates 25 Years of Machining

On October 19, KLH Industries will celebrate 25 years in manufacturing by hosting a live broadcast of WKLH's flagship morning show Dave & Carole." The program will coincide with a morning job fair, followed by an afternoon open house for KLH's second facility, opened in 2011. The live morning show will feature 2-3 guest interviews from KLH Industries, including owner and Chief Executive Officer...

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KLH Industries, Inc. Preparing for a Positive Future
Machinery & Machining Tools

KLH Industries, Inc. Preparing for a Positive Future

Investing in the company's future has always been the highest priority for Ken Heins, President and CEO of KLH Industries, Inc. When the economy took a hit, he was rigorously thinking of how to improve current methods, increase throughput, offer additional services, increase quality and, in the end, deliver a better part to their customer. Through strong customer support and loyalty, hard work,...

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Now Boarding: AS9100 Certification

KLH receives certification in aircraft/aerospace quality system On Friday, July 9th, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association estimates 87,000 flights took to the skies. One take off overlooked, however, was the take off of AS9100 at KLH Industries, Inc. AS9100 is a quality management system aimed at manufacturers for the aircraft and aerospace industry. AS9100 fully incorporates ISO...

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KLH Industries, Inc. Expands CNC Turning Capacity

Germantown, WI - February 23, 2010 - In order to satisfy a growing customer demand for CNC turning, KLH Industries, Inc. has invested in a Doosan Puma 480L turning center. This will now add to the current line-up of KLH's turning machines. As KLH approaches AS9100 certification, current and prospective customers who require critical precision on heavy cutting will utilize the expanded turning...

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KLH Nominated for 2009 Wisconsin Small Business Manufacturer of the Year

Receives visit from state representitive KLH Industries, Inc. has been nominated for 2009 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year (MOTY) in the small business category. Entering its 22nd year, the Manufacturer of the Year Awards program is co-sponsored by Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, Michael Best and Friedrich LLP, and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce. Companies are categorized by number of...

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Project GRILL Cooks up Careers

Project GRILL a sizzling success for WI high schools Some competitors win medals, while others boast trophies. If you're a participant in Project GRILL, you eat brats. That's because Project GRILL (Growing Readiness in Learning and Leading) challenges high school students to design, manufacture, and assemble a custom charcoal grill. The only condition is that the grills cook a dozen brats in one...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Case Study: Justifying the Prototype Die

Using cost-effective precision tooling to offset hand fabrication The term prototype die" is almost an oxymoron. Usually, it isn't quite cost-effective to precision tool a 400 lb block of tool steel to produce less parts than most people have fingers. Problem Recently, a customer presented KLH Industries, Inc. with an opportunity to satisfy that very same condition: create a precision-tooled form...

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Modern Machine Shop Highlights KLH

KLH-based feature story now available online Earlier this year, KLH Industries, Inc. was approached by Modern Machine Shop Magazine to participate in feature article about lean manufacturing. Editor Peter Zelinski, who visited KLH in April, has published his KLH-inspired article, entitled The Most Valuable Resource For Succeeding At Lean." The article details KLH's struggle while implementing...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Service Spotlight: EDM Department

Machining to your unique specifications KLH Industries, Inc. has remained a pioneer of EDM technology for the past 21 years. Our machines in the wire EDM (WEDM) department are capable of working within +/- 0.00005 tolerances and handling parts up to 5 tons or over 2 ft tall. In fact, according to Mitsubishi EDM, KLH houses "the tallest work piece capacity of any fully-submerged wire EDM on the...

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Web 2.0 For Manufacturing Executives

Personal space is quickly filling up with work related activity. Many businesspeople carry their BlackBerry and laptop with them everywhere they go. I'll be the first to admit that I have responded to work emails in the comfort of my t-shirt and shorts on a Sunday and have made and replied to business calls outside of working hours. Many people would ask why. I guess the answer is because I can."...

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