Farewell To Our Interns

August 30, 2017

The summer is coming to an end, and our interns are headed back to school. This past summer, PFI had the opportunity to hire four college interns. Our IT intern, Zach, has worked with us for three summers. He attends Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology and upon graduation will return to work with us full-time. […]

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Northwood Router

August 17, 2017

PFI Advanced Equipment Manufacturing added a Northwood 3 Axis TA510MT Iron Horse CNC Machining Center to our list of high tech machinery almost a year ago. Our Northwood gives us the ability to cut materials accurately and precisely. It is used to cut foam, plastic and soft metals such as Aluminum and Brass up to […]

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Cleanrooms and Laboratories

August 10, 2017

PFI Advanced Equipment Manufacturing manufactures custom cabinets for a local tantalum manufacturer. These stainless steel cabinets are used in controlled environments such as cleanrooms and laboratories. Currently, we are beginning to enter the cleanroom/laboratory markets. We manufacture custom cabinets, shelves, benches, work tables, and much more using stainless steel and/or specialty plastic materials including flame […]

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Made in America Week

July 20, 2017

  This week, July 17-July 23, is being declared Made in America Week. Made in America Week is all about celebrating and supporting businesses and workers that manufacture products in the United States. This week is meant to encourage people to buy goods that are made here in the United States and also show American […]

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Tip Kit Project

June 28, 2017

This past week at PFI we tested our very first tip kit, and we are more than happy with the results! A tip kit converts a 20ft ISO container chassis into a tipping chassis allowing discharge of bulk commodity.  The tip kit  chassis can be lifted to a 45-degree angle using hydraulic power through an […]

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2017 Fire Expo

June 7, 2017

In May 2017, PFI Advanced Equipment Manufacturing attended the Fire Expo in Harrisburg, PA. We attended the trade show in hopes of gaining knowledge about the fire industry so that we could begin to make products for that market, in addition to the other products we already manufacture. Our display booth contained pictures and physical […]

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PFI Adds New Multi-Access CNC Router

November 8, 2016

In our continuing process of increasing productivity, increasing accuracy and expanding our capabilities, we have added a Northwood 3 Axis TA510MT Iron Horse CNC Machining Center.  Here are some of the general specifications/capabilities: A 61” x 121” single Cast Aluminum Vacuum Matrix Plenum work table that will accommodate sheets up to the full 61” x […]

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Reverse Engineered Access Door

January 22, 2016

Reverse Engineered Access Door   Recently, a client inquired about a replacement to a metal access door. However, the newly fabricated doors need to fit the proportions of the old doors, be less apt to corrode from the surrounding environment and be easy to install and remove. The doors interior is subject to a corrosive […]

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Haas EC 1600, 4 axis Horizontal Machining Center – Modification

October 22, 2015

As part of our long-term promise to ensure the newest and most efficient equipment and our goal to expand our capabilities, approximately two years ago we added a Haas EC 1600, 4 axis horizontal, CNC machine center to augment our other CNC machines.   The internal the standard sub-table, shipped from Haas. Upon further examination, we […]

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Optimizing Our Fortus 400mc

September 27, 2015

We have recently updated the latest version of Insight Software on our Fortus 400mc. This upgrade will give us the capability of printing ULTEM 9085 at 0.013” layering; not just 0.01”. Therefore, we will be able to reduce the print time on parts and decrease the overall cost of parts. We want to insure that […]

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