The Importance of Workholding, and Looking to the Future

Whether cut, drilled, shaped or machined, the goal of any manufacturing process is to produce consistently precise products. An unquestionably important but relatively unacknowledged aspect of the manufacturing process is the workholding fixtures used to keep a part in place as the part goes through the various levels of production. Workholding devices come in the form of vices, grippers, chucks, … Read More

The Ahaus Apprenticeship Program From the Perspective of a Student

Good employees are the backbone of any successful company. But finding dedicated workers who are ethical, well trained and efficient can be a challenge. There’s a growing myth that an employer should wait for potential employees with the right education and experience to come along, as opposed to training and developing the right individuals to meet the needs of the … Read More