Acutec Precision Aerospace, Inc. to Participate in Manufacturing Day 2017

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MEADVILLE, PA September 7, 2017 – Acutec Precision Aerospace, Inc. will be participating in Manufacturing Day 2017 on Friday, October 6th at its Meadville facility to educate the community about its work in the aerospace industry and the career opportunities it provides. Planned activities include drivable RoboBOTS, an interactive video tour of our machining centers, an exhibit about the history …

Elisabeth Smith takes over reins of Meadville’s Acutec

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By Keith Gushard Feb 19, 2015 Acutec Precision Machining Inc., an aerospace and power generation manufacturing firm, has named Elisabeth Smith as its new president and chief executive officer. Elisabeth previously held positions of director of strategic operations and interim quality director at Acutec. She succeeds her father, Rob Smith, who is now executive chairman of the company. In 2014, …

Acutec and Pitt researchers receive grant to improve additive manufacturing

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Feb 11, 2014, 10:40am EST Justine CoyneReporterPittsburgh Business Times  A research team from the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering has received a grant from America Makes to develop a method to produce lighter, lower cost 3-D printed products. The researchers propose that by integrating a cellular structure, or “latticework,” into the digital blueprint, load-bearing products can be made …

Acutec nationally recognized as top place for Aerospace and Defense professionals

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Top Companies For A&D Professionals In 2012 Aug 20, 2012Carole Rickard Hedden | Aviation Week & Space Technology When Wanda Austin and Clay Jones talk about the organizations they lead, they are focused on investing in innovation. Austin, at the helm of The Aerospace Corp., has a simple formula. “We are about reducing the cost of space systems, not just …

Joy in Meadville: ‘Tool City’ Weathers Downturn

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By TIMOTHY AEPPEL, Wall Street Journal Updated April 16, 2009 12:01 a.m. ET MEADVILLE, Pa. — The tool-and-die shops that drive this region’s economy and give this town its “Tool City USA” nickname are faring better in the current downturn than they did in past recessions. “You’re not seeing the wholesale disruptions you might expect, because they learned from hard …