True 5-Axis Gives Shop a Healthy Start in Medical Work

When Tim Schneider came on board at OneSource Manufacturing Technology in 2009, he had one mission — lead the Leander, Texas, shop into the medical manufacturing sector. At the time, OneSource worked almost exclusively in the semiconductor industry, but wanted to diversify to ensure a steady, less erratic flow of incoming work.

While the shop offered a solid base of fundamental machining technologies such as turning and 3- and 4-axis milling, the medical parts it pursued involved a lot of complex 3D geometries and very tight tolerance requirements. Simply put, OneSource urgently needed 5-axis milling capabilities.

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