Xcentric Mold & Engineering is Expanding
Xcentric Mold & Engineering, the world’s fastest source for low-volume, custom injection molded and CNC machined parts, has announced the acquisition of a new manufacturing plant.
Scheduled to open in the 2nd half of 2016, the new facility will allow Xcentric Mold & Engineering to significantly increase its manufacturing capacity. With digital, on-demand manufacturing fast becoming the go-to process for product designers and engineers, Xcentric Mold & Engineering underst...
Scheduled to open in the 2nd half of 2016, the new facility will allow Xcentric Mold & Engineering to significantly increase its manufacturing capacity.
With digital, on-demand manufacturing fast becoming the go-to process for product designers and engineers, Xcentric Mold & Engineering understands the importance of speed-to-market.
The new facility will allow its customers to continue to experience some of the fastest turn-around times in the industry while keeping pace with ever-increasing demand.
The new plant, supported by Xcentric’s proprietary technology platform, will feature some of the most advanced manufacturing and automation equipment in the industry. “We are investing in technology and automation to better serve our customers. We are making sure that, as our business grows, our customer can continue to get simple to complex parts as fast as possible”, says Brendan Weaver, President and CEO of Xcentric Mold & Engineering.
Published by Xcentric Mold & Engineering on Apr 19, 2016
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