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Posted on 29. May, 2015 by BK.
A few times per year, we select products that put the focus on productivity and make them available to end users at steep discounts. We call these our Focus Products Promotions and the latest are available now! Today through October 31st, you can double your purchasing power on our KAISER Series 336 Indexable Insert Drills, [...]
Posted on 22. May, 2015 by BK.
Another Breakfast & Learn is in the books and by all accounts, the B&L – as we affectionately call the event around here – was a great success. In a random act of kindness in an unsolicited email, here’s what Don Brown Jr. from Walker Mfg. in Ft. Collins, CO had to say about Jack [...]
Posted on 19. May, 2015 by BK.
A larger-than-expected group of about 70 joined us at our headquarters in Hoffman Estates this morning for the first of three Breakfast & Learn sessions. Considering the numbers and feedback, we’ve got to say: Day 1 was a great success. In addition to filling up on omelettes and the breakfast standards, attendees got a steady [...]
Posted on 15. May, 2015 by BK.
In the latest edition of their Medical Manufacturing Yearbook, Manufacturing Engineering featured an article by our very own VP of Sales and Engineering, Jack Burley. In it he discussed the rapidly advancing and shrinking technology in the medical field and metalworking’s role in it. He explains that the drilling ranges of 0.5-2.5 mm now common [...]
Posted on 24. Apr, 2015 by BK.
It’s always exciting when someone on our team takes the opportunity to travel to our original KAISER factory in Rümlang. But, this month’s trip was extra special. A group of 20 National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA) members as well as executives from fellow Swiss-rooted companies joined our President/CEO, Chris Kaiser and VP of Sales [...]
Posted on 09. Apr, 2015 by BK.
Welcome to the new BIGKasier.com. We’re assuming you got to this blog from there, and are happy you stopped by. If you got here from another route, well, hopefully we can help you find everything you need by the time you get to the end of this post. The sleek new design was developed with [...]
Posted on 25. Mar, 2015 by BK.
We get excited every time we put “Volume 1” on the front of a catalog. It means we’re doing something we’ve never done before. In the latest “Volume 1”, Tool Presetting & Measuring Systems, we’ve combined all our presetter and measuring offerings in one catalog for the first time – products and accessories from exclusive [...]
Posted on 06. Mar, 2015 by BK.
The advances in multi-axis machining in recent years have unlocked the creativity of machine shop engineers and operators. Innovations like the 5-axis machine center allow shops to explore different approaches to producing complex-geometry parts in more ways than ever before. Despite these advances and considering the sometimes-prohibitive prices of these new machine tools, every shop [...]
Posted on 27. Feb, 2015 by BK.
At BIG Kaiser we love hearing the stories about how our products provide customers solutions to their most difficult machining challenges. It’s especially rewarding when we get the opportunity to work closely with a customer who may not be as familiar with the products; that’s when our expertise and willingness to help is most impactful. [...]
Posted on 18. Feb, 2015 by BK.
When tasked with developing a faster way to machine wire EDM starter holes, our Swiss partner, Sphinx, went right to the source: their mold making customers. They thought, “What better testing ground than in the shops where the processes are performed in creative ways every day?” The result is a new micro deep-hole drill that [...]