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Articles by and about Magnus Precision Manufacturing, leading manufacturer of precision machined parts near Rochester, NY.

 Peak Performance in the Machining Lab Jim Burris
When visitors walk onto the machining floor of Magnus Precision Manufacturing Inc., their first impression is more than likely that they are not in a typical manufacturing operation. Magnus’ 55,000-square-foot facility looks more like a laboratory than a machine shop because of the design and cleanliness of the overall environment. A visitor finds no greasy, dark machining stations here. Everything about the operation is brightly lit and meticulously neat and clean, from the floor to each piece of material handling and machining equipment.
Continue reading at Production Machining Magazine.

Swiss for Short Derek Korn, Modern Machine Shop
A Swiss-type lathe with a B-axis milling spindle and significant tooling capacity enables Magnus to be more effective at complex, short-run work. Read the full article at Modern Machine Shop.

Prototype for growth: New Magnus Precision president excited about new department's potential Jim Miller, Finger Lakes Times
New president Grant Oberdorf and director of business development Don Miller discuss Magnus' recent growth and the addition of its new, dedicated prototyping department. Download a PDF or view the article at The Finger Lakes Times.

The important characteristics of a successful contract manufacturer Brian Lane, ThomasNet
Don Miller reveals the secret of Magnus' success: advanced technology, hand-in-hand with dedicated and highly-trained people producing precision machined parts. Read more about our training practices in ThomasNet's IMT Machining Journal

The benefits of super-precision machining

...from Manufacturing News (all editions)
Learn what Magnus looks for when buying equipment to manufacture super-precision machined parts, and how this benefits our customers. Read the article in Manufacturing News.

What's important in dealing with medical OEMs?

...from Today's Medical Developments Magazine, MD+Aero Contractor special
Magnus Precision discusses four key support areas that are essential to meeting the needs of medical and aerospace OEMs. Download a PDF.

Multitasking Machine Tests Super

...from SME Manufacturing Engineering* magazine
Magnus jumps at the opportunity to put the latest Hardinge Super-Precision T-42 multitasking turning center through its paces during a beta test at its Rochester, NY facility. See what we found. (pdf)

Redefining philosophy on efficiency with lights-out capability

...from NE Manufacturing News
Magnus is constantly looking to improve efficiency while maintaining its reputation for high quality and timely delivery of precision machined parts. Going “lights out,” we did just that. Find out how. (pdf)

Supplier in Demand

...from Cutting Tool Engineering magazine
Aerospace manufacturer boosts production capacity by partnering with its supplier, Magnus Precision, for precision machined parts. Read how they did it.

The sky's the limit for Phelps' Magnus Precision

...from Messenger Post News
Local newspaper profiles Magnus Precision and shares some of our secrets to success. Read more.

Tolerance is everything

...from the Finger Lakes Times
Local newspaper takes a look inside Magnus Precision's machine shop near Rochester, NY and the precision machined parts that we produce. Get the inside story. (pdf)


* Copyright Notice: 2011 Copyright by Society of Manufacturing Engineers. All rights retained. This article may only be viewed or printed one (1) time for personal use. User may not save any text or graphical items to hard drives or duplicate this article in whole or in part in any medium. This article appears with permission from Manufacturing Engineering®, the official publication of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). 



Magnus Precision in the news
"Magnus Precision (Phelps, NY) is one of the premier contract [machine] shops in the Northeast."
- SME Manufacturing Engineering