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Hybrid Assembly Production

Hybrid assembly production

June 16, 2020

Did you know we are an industry leader in hybrid assembly production?

Our hybrid production assembly cells combine cost effective flexible manufacturing equipment with the latest industry technology, leading to reduced costs and increased productivity and quality. Based on your program’s requirements and volumes we can utilize prototype technologies through flexible production processes to best suit your project’s needs. To see how our 60 years of experience can benefit your next low volume program, contact us today.

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Categories Aerospace, Production, Prototype, Uncategorized

New Laser Welding Cell

Laser welding

June 12, 2020

At QMC-EMI we are constantly investing in new technologies that will benefit your upcoming projects. Our new 6000w Trumpf TruDisk Laser weld cell can increase repeatability, quality, and functionality. With three stations, one horizontal table and two stations with servo trunnions, it is capable of holding a 96in x 60in fixture. Completing two to five welds per second, it can increase process speed, enhance the strength of joints, and allow for greater tooling flexibility. Connect with us today to see how your next project can benefit from our new remote laser weld cell.


Categories Aerospace, Production, Prototype, Uncategorized

In-House Kirksite Foundry Reduces Lead-Time

Kirksite foundry tools

March 25, 2020

Our in-house kirksite foundry creates short lead-time for tool and assembly for projects that require quick turnaround. We have a pour capacity of 60,000 lbs. per casting and over 750,000 lbs. a month. Kirksite (zinc alloy) requires little machining to the molding surfaces and can be easily polished for a nice, smooth finish. This allows us to produce tooling for tight time schedules and incorporate changes very quickly. Contact us at to see if our kirksite foundry is right for your next project.


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Production Facility Expansion

automobile metal stamping

February 25, 2020

We recently completed a 71,000 sq. ft. expansion at our Farmington Road production facility. This creates an additional 30,000 sq. ft. for our press room and 41,000 sq. ft. for our assembly area. The expansion will allow us to position stamping, laser cutting, and assembly in one building. This will reduce transportation and WIP, while also improving quality control and our quality feedback loop. We added two new 500 ton and seven new 300 ton hydraulic presses. We also relocated a 500 ton hydraulic press and a 1,000 ton mechanical press to our new press room. With 300,000 sq. ft. at our production facility, we are able to meet your metal forming needs more efficiently and effectively.


Categories Aerospace, Production, Prototype, Uncategorized

Joining Dissimilar Metals

January 31, 2020

We can join dissimilar metals with our wide range of joining technologies. These technologies include manual and robotic spot, MIG, TIG, CMT, drawn arc, self-piercing rivets, flow drill screws, and adhesives. We also have an  26’ x 10’ cure oven onsite. We routinely join aluminum, steel, stainless steel, high nickel alloys, and titanium. Let us know about your joining needs to see how we can help with your next program.