CNC Machines and Modern Manufacturing

Tuesday, June 04, 2019


There are fears people have when it comes to new technology in modern manufacturing because of computer technology doing most of the work. We have to think about the benefits for the increasing technology and efficiency. CNC machines have come a long way since they were introduced in the 1940s, and they are changing the way manufacturing is being done for the better. 

How CNC Machines Have Helped

With the automation from computer technology, CNC machines save money and time for production and manufacturing.

So, how have they helped in modern manufacturing?

Speed in Manufacturing – The machine knows exactly what to do since the computer file is generated before. There is no more human factor in the process, which makes manufacturing faster. This saves man hours and speeds up the process of manufacturing at a higher number.

Mistakes = Waste – With workers making mistakes during the process, this leads to wasted materials. This can be bad for companies because the cost of materials goes up when you have to buy more. The automated process helps decrease small errors.

All-in-one Process – There is no multiple step process anymore when it comes to design or manufacturing with CNC machines. This gives the designer more control. This means new products can be created much quicker.

Helps your business

  • Cuts Production Costs
  • Less Waste
  • Less Man Hours
  • New Products Faster
  • Increases revenue
  • Decreases error

All of these help your business out because the operation runs much smoother than ever. As new products are being produced at a faster rate, this allows you to increase business and bring in more money.

Lowrance Machine Shop has provided business in a variety of industries for over 50 years with reliable computer numerical control and manual machine services. We manufacture parts by utilizing computers through CNC machines. Contact Lowrance Machine Shop at 281-449-6524 today!