Four companies have begun piloting a new
apprenticeship model in Wisconsin. NIMS is a competency- based model that
assesses students on specific skill sets. Unlike the current apprenticeship
model, there is no time requirement.
Boeing has approved KLH Industries as a
machining supplier for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) program. The SLS is a
flagship rocket system that will set new standards for commercial and deep
KLH will celebrate 25 years of precision machining by hosting a live broadcast of WKLH’s morning show “Dave & Carole.” The program will coincide with a morning job fair, followed by an afternoon open house.
KLH Industries has always operated with a simple motto, “Sell what people want to buy.” The message is clear; people want CNC turning. With the voice of the customer in mind, KLH has purchased three new turning centers.
By passing a third-party audit, KLH is now certified to AS9100:2009. This is noteworthy for any companies who keep supplier certifications on file, as all AS9100 Rev. B certificates will be invalid by July 1, 2012.
In the upcoming week, KLH will begin training for a Nadcap certification in non-conventional machining. Receiving Nadcap certification will allow KLH to provide EDM machining services on life or flight critical components.
At their most basic interpretation, waterjet cutting and laser cutting do the same thing - they cut stuff. One with water, the other with heat. Each uses a naturally occurring process, greatly intensified, to maintain tight tolerances.