By Mike Genung
Jun 26, 2018

by Sean Genung This post is about the three years I worked at a machine shop here in Colorado Springs. I ran CNC lathes, 5-axis CNC machining centers, Bridgeport mills, high speed…

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By Mike Genung
Apr 19, 2018

                        I am often asked, “How are the new tariffs Trump put on steel affecting your business?” The short answer: It…

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By Mike Genung
Apr 05, 2018

                  Last week, Sean Genung starting working for us. Sean has spent the last three years working in a machine shop, learning the ins…

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By Mike Genung
Mar 12, 2018

Greetings from Germany By Mike Genung                     As I write this I’m in our booth at the METAV Machine Tool Show in Dusseldorf,…

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By Mike Genung
Jan 29, 2018

                As a business owner I’m always watching the economic environment, the changes that are taking place in our culture, and how it might affect…

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By Mike Genung
Jan 22, 2018

            METAV is a machine tool and metalworking technology show that is held in Dusseldorf, Germany, from February 20-24 of this year. For information on the METAV…

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By Mike Genung
Jan 10, 2018

This post will give you a feel for what will be happening from now until early March in regard to manufacturing in China, and the Chinese New Year schedule.

In the Chinese zodiac, 2018 is the Year of the Dog. The Chinese New Year is the biggest holiday in Asian countries, with companies taking anywhere from two to four weeks of

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By Mike Genung
Jul 14, 2017

China is the largest producer of castings in the world. According to the AFS Institute, a leading metal casting industry advocacy organization, Chinese foundries are responsible for nearly 50 percent of the world’s total casting output. To put that into perspective, China’s casting production is nearly four times larger than that of the second leading producer, the United States.

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By Mike Genung
Jun 11, 2017

Are you designing a new product? If so, it is imperative that you have a full understanding of the product prototyping process. No company should dive into full-scale productions, committing valuable resources to hundreds or thousands of units based only off of some general drawings or designs.

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