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  • 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.

  • KLH has added a second Hurco VMX-42 to its steadily growing CNC machining department. While the second Hurco has many of the same specifications as the first, it comes with a few new bells and whistles.

  • The Next Generation Manufacturing (NGM) initiative works with industry experts to build “a detailed vision of the future of manufacturing.” Wisconsin manufacturing is changing, and KLH is proud to be a part of it.

  • KLH Industries has received Nadcap accreditation for Nonconventional Machining, including wire EDM and fast hole EDM. This achievement further solidifies KLH’s commitment to delivering the highest standards of aerospace machining.

  • Five-axis machines move in all three linear axes plus two additional rotary axes. The ability to precisely move the work piece without removing it has distinct advantages over conventional three-axis machining.

  • KLH Industries is now offering five-axis machining services on a new Doosan VC630/5AX. A trunnion-style five-axis, it features a 360-degree rotating C-axis on an integrated 150-degree tilting A-axis.

  • KLH Industries has purchased a new Flow Mach 3 Series waterjet with two very significant extra features – a 5-axis cutting head and a 90,000 psi pump. Not only will this waterjet produce 3D parts, but will do so at some of the fastest cutting speeds in the industry.

  • Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) has presented KLH with their 2013 Award of Excellence. The award recognizes KLH’s dedication to “building bridges between industry and education.”

  • 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.