Agie Charmilles will unveil its new Competence Center during a two-day grand opening and educational event from July 25-26, 2012. The center, located in Lincolnshire, Ill., supports the company’s continued focus on providing the best solutions to manufacturers who specialize in specific market segments, such as aerospace, medical and die and mold.
The event will highlight Agie Charmilles’ market-leading EDM and milling machines and laser ablation technologies. Attendees will have an opportunity to preview products that will be featured at IMTS 2012, as well as participate in a variety of technology and applications-focused workshops. Topics covered during these interactive training sessions include incorporating multi-axis wire EDM, advanced machining technology, MTConnect and compliance with industry-specific regulations, such as NADCAP.
The Competence Center grand opening and educational event will begin at noon on Wednesday, July 25 with a grand opening ceremony, followed by a luncheon. Attendees will then be able to take tours of the new facility and attend various machine demonstrations, seminars and presentations throughout the afternoon. The event continues from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 26.
“The new Competence Center represents our dedication to helping manufacturers succeed in the face of the unique challenges presented by the industries they serve,” says Gisbert Ledvon, business development manager at Agie Charmilles. “In addition to the new facility in Lincolnshire, we’ve also made extensive upgrades to our Competence Centers in Massachusetts, North Carolina and California. We’ve also added nearly 20 applications engineers with substantial expertise in industry segments such as aerospace and medical.”
In addition to its grand opening event, Agie Charmilles is sponsoring and participating in the Supplier Excellence Alliance (SEA) Conference in Lincolnshire, which takes place on July 24. With the theme of ‘Owner Equity – Increasing Value in Challenging Times,’ this conference will present vital information to shops that serve or plan to serve customers in the aerospace industry. Manufacturers interested in this industry segment are encouraged to plan to attend the conference prior to the grand opening of Agie Charmilles’ Competence Center.
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