Entries by Erica Mitchell

TODAY’S MEDICAL DEVELOPMENTS: Medical design and manufacture weekend brief

High-tech equipment from Autocam Medical installed in WMU AMP Lab Autocam Medical, a contract manufacturer of precision surgical and medical components and devices, had three new pieces of their manufacturing equipment installed in Western Michigan University’s (WMU) regional state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Laboratory (AMP Lab). The equipment is just one example of Autocam Medical’s commitment […]

MEDICAL DESIGN & OUTSOURCING: Autocam Medical sends precision machining equipment to school

Medtech contract manufacturer Autocam Medical (Kentwood, Mich.) said that three new pieces of its manufacturing equipment have been installed in Western Michigan University’s (WMU) regional state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing partnership laboratory (AMP Lab). The company is a partner in the AMP program, which focuses on encouraging and aiding the development of students pursuing careers in engineering […]

BONEZONE: Autocam Medical Equipment Installed in University Lab

Autocam Medical announced the installation of three new pieces of their manufacturing equipment in Western Michigan University’s regional Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Laboratory (AMP Lab). The lab has received a CNC 5 Axis Mill, a Swiss lathe and a 3D metal printer to help engineering students and current engineers and designers experience the high-tech devices needed […]

High-Tech Equipment from Autocam Medical Installed in WMU AMP Lab

Autocam Medical, a contract manufacturer of precision surgical and medical components and devices announced three new pieces of their manufacturing equipment were installed in Western Michigan University’s (WMU) regional state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Laboratory (AMP Lab). The equipment is just one example of Autocam Medical’s commitment to creating a skilled workforce. They are also a […]

Autocam Medical Recruits and Retains Top Talent with Empowering Work Culture

Autocam Medical, a contract manufacturer of precision surgical and medical components and devices recently released a new video highlighting their unique work culture and the many ways they recruit and retain employees. John Kennedy, President of Autocam Medical, says, “Our vision is to become the best contract manufacturer for medical devices in the world. The […]

GRBJ.com: An industry with a view

Downtown Grand Rapids pedestrians soon will be given a window into advanced machining and robotics projects at a $3 million lab that opened last year. Movers brought in several large pieces of equipment on Sept. 3 and 4 to the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Lab at Western Michigan University, or AMP Lab @ WMU. The machines […]

WMU: WMU’s regional manufacturing lab installs new high-tech equipment

Western Michigan University’s regional state-of the-art manufacturing laboratory is receiving three new pieces of Autocam Medical manufacturing equipment this month to help build its prototyping capabilities. The Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Laboratory, or the AMP Lab @ WMU, in downtown Grand Rapids, received its first machine, a CNC 5 Axis Mill that enables the machining of […]

RUTHERFORD SOURCE: Rutherford Works to Host County Job Fair

Rutherford Works, in partnership with the American Job Center, is hosting a county-wide job fair featuring high-growth, high-wage jobs at Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro on August 29, 2019. Registration is open for employers and booth space is free! They are able to accommodate 120 employers and currently have over 75 employers registered aiming to fill […]

GRBJ: Manufacturer dials into workforce training

If you want something done right, do it yourself — such is the philosophy on display at Autocam Medical when it comes to creating a skilled workforce. The Kentwood-based contract manufacturer of precision surgical and medical components and devices has for the past several years participated in a CNC Machinist Apprentice Program in which it […]