Kopp Glass, Inc. Announces Successful Installation of a New CNC Lathe


Pittsburgh, PA - Kopp Glass announces successful installation of a new CNC Lathe manufactured by Romi Machine Tools.

Kopp Glass, www.koppglass.com, the world's leading manufacturer of precision molded, technical glass products announced today the successful installation of a state-of-the-art Romi Machine Tools C 620 CNC Lathe. The installation is a continuation of Kopp's ongoing major capital improvement program.

The new lathe enables automated, precision machining of the mould parts and proprietary tools required for the production of technical glass products. The addition of this machine supports efficiency within Kopp's mould shop and reinforces Kopp's commitment to providing the highest quality products to their customers.

"The addition of the new lathe will enhance Kopp's ability to offer efficient and precise machining. Our customers can rest assured that Kopp will be able to construct tooling in a timely, accurate fashion. In addition, the lathe will provide us the opportunity to machine larger diameter parts in-house".

Demetrius Grimsley - Mould Shop & Tooling Design Manager

The Romi C 620 is a state-of-the-art CNC lathe that has both automatic and manual machining capabilities. This machine has various features which assure rigidity, stability and accuracy across its full power spectrum. The permanently lubricated, high load capacity, precision bearings deliver maximum vibration absorption and the robust, ribbed structure provides for maximum overall stability allowing the machine to run at maximum capability for longer periods of time.

Kopp Glass, Inc. is an ISO 9001 Certified company. Located in Pittsburgh, PA since 1926, it is the industry leader in the manufacture of clear and colored precision molded and blown technical glass for industrial and commercial applications. Kopp's markets include airport lighting, aircraft lighting, medical device illumination, military (night vision & covert), railroad & traffic signal lighting, light filters of all types including infrared filters, architectural lighting, theatrical lighting, technical and other industrial technical glass applications.

Darin M. Bernardi

Sales & Marketing Manager

412-501-0217

dbernardi@koppglass.com

www.koppglass.com

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