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Kurt automates vise manufacturing for shipment in China

Kurt Manufacturing Company, Industrial Products Division, has announced that the USA-based automated manufacturing of precision AngLock vises is ready for shipment and marketing in China.

The company has opened sales and service facilities, Kurt Manufacturing Shanghai to support its expanded USA vise production.  Kurt Manufacturing Shanghai will provide onsite technical service and marketing for the full line of Kurt’s AngLock vises and accessories throughout China.

Located in the Association For Manufacturing Technology Center (AMT), a hub for leading machine tool manufacturers, the Kurt Manufacturing Shanghai Showroom features a full line of Kurt AngLock vises and accessories.

“Kurt Manufacturing Shanghai is an exciting growth opportunity for Kurt precision machine vises in the dynamic Chinese manufacturing market, and we’re especially proud and pleased to have as
Chinese partners the following new personnel,” said Kurt Industrial Products global sales and marketing manager, Steve Kane.

Kurt Manufacturing Company uses an Automated Production System (APS) in its vise production line. According to the company, this automated technology means that vise products are globally competitive and well-suited to meet the demands of China’s fast-growing manufacturing economy.

"Kurt’s Automated Production Systems allow us to make our vise products here in Minnesota and ship them to China while being globally competitive,” Kane said.

The company’s APS system, designed and operated at its Minneapolis, Minnesota facilities, produces different size vise models that reportedly have a number of exclusive features and are said to be ideal for demanding precision machining applications.

Kurt Industrial Products is an advanced technology solutions provider of Kurt AngLock Vises, Custom Engineered Workholding, SPC Data Collection, Gaging and Automation.

Image: Kurt Manufacturing Shanghai Showroom

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