2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: EDM
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including EDM.
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MoldMaking Technology’s online database offers more than 1,000 manufacturers, distributors and suppliers for more than 200 product and service categories that you employ daily. To keep this information current, MMT surveys and updates its supplier database every spring with the latest company contact information and product/service offerings, including EDM.
This month’s Technology Review and Sourcing Guide includes a portion of that database listed in sourcing grids tailored to match suppliers with their respective product/service offerings along with a sample of product releases that the magazine featured throughout the year. These are the companies from the EDM section:
Carl Hirschmann, Inc. — Schaumburg, IL, 847-468-9700
Chemtool Inc. — Rockton, IL, 815-957-4140
Chicago Mold Engineering Co. Inc. — St. Charles, IL, 630-584-1311
Commercial Tool & Die — Comstock Park, MI, 616-785-5400
Dynamic International — Pewaukee, WI, 262-521-1100
EDM Network Inc. — Sugar Grove, IL, 630-466-5588
EDM Sales and Supplies Inc. — Maple Grove, MN, 763-424-1189
Erowa Technology Inc. — Arlington Heights, IL, 847-290-0295
GF Machining Solutions — Lincolnshire, IL, 847-913-5300
Graphel Corp. — West Chester, OH, 513-779-6166
Industrial Molds — Rockford, IL, 815-397-2971
ITW Fluids North America — Carol Stream, IL, 800-452-5823
Keller Products Inc. — Acton, MA, 978-264-1911
Kern Precision Inc. — Webster, MA, 508-943-7202
Makino — Auburn Hills, MI, 248-232-6200
Manner USA Inc. — Lawrenceville, GA, 770-449-1820
MC Machinery Systems Inc. — Elk Grove, IL, 630-616-5920
McWilliams Sales & Service Inc. — Mooresville, NC, 704-598-6616
Mersen — Saint Marys, PA, 800-472-3483
Methods Machine Tools Inc. — Sudbury, MA, 978-443-5388
Ohio Carbon Blank Inc. — Willoughby, OH, 440-953-9302
ONA EDM USA — Addison, IL, 630-268-1635
Performance Alloys & Services Inc. — Germantown, WI, 262-255-6662
Poco Graphite, An Entegris Company — Decatur, TX, 940-627-2121
Single Source Technologies — Auburn Hills, MI, 248-232-6232
Sodick Inc. — Schaumburg, IL, 847-310-9000
System 3R USA LLC — Lincolnshire, IL, 847-439-4888
thyssenkrupp Materials — Copper and Brass Sales — Southfield, MI, 800-926-2600
Toyo Tanso — Troutdale, OR, 503-661-7700
Transor Filter USA — Elk Grove Village, IL, 847-640-0273
Tri-Gemini LLC — Hillside, IL, 708-786-4300
Wisconsin Engraving / UNITEX — New Berlin, WI, 262-786-4521
Xact Wire EDM Corp. — Waukesha, WI, 262-549-9005
YCM Technology (USA) — Carson, CA, 310-735-8610
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