We are excited to host our 5th annual Breakfast & Learn event and invite you to join us. Start your morning off right, before the doors open at DMG MORI’s Innovation Days Chicago event right next door. You’ll enhance your visit to Chicago’s northwestern suburbs by adding some valuable tooling education to your itinerary. From 7:30 […]
It was very exciting when a donation of $4,100 was presented by Chris Kaiser, President and CEO of BIG KAISER, to the National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA) at the annual MFG meeting near Jacksonville, FL. It is always a great feeling to give back, especially when we can support our partners and educational efforts […]
Posted on 30. Mar, 2017 by BK.
Engineers at LORD Corp., a manufacturer of expensive and complex aerospace parts, were struggling to achieve tight tolerances for precision bores on a new engine mount prototype. The stakes on this project were high – a single scrapped part due to an oversized bore was a loss equal to the company’s entire monthly budget. LORD […]
Posted on 20. Mar, 2017 by BK.
What’s a good sign that a company is doing well and that they are constantly seeking better ways to serve their customers? The need to construct new facilities, of course. Our parent company, BIG Daishowa Seiki Co. LTD. recently announced the completion of a new logistics and distribution center. BIG Daishowa is one of the […]
Posted on 10. Mar, 2017 by BK.
NASCAR teams are very meticulous in what they do – always on the lookout for ways to be more productive in their machining processes to improve their cars. After all, efforts in the shop translate to their success on the race track. At BIG KAISER, we are happy to announce that we have become the “Official […]
Posted on 01. Mar, 2017 by BK.
In an article published this month in Shop Metalworking Technology magazine, John Zaya, our workholding product manager, discusses the introduction of zero-point workholding like Unilock to the shop floor. He also gets into specifics on how these systems work and why they help increase efficiency. In the article titled “Are You Ready for Zero-Point Clamping?”, […]
Posted on 28. Feb, 2017 by BK.
At the BIG Daishowa Mega Technical Center in Japan, we’re able to test very specific cutting conditions in precision-controlled environments. In a recent column for Fabricating & Metalworking magazine, our VP of sales & marketing, Jack Burley, shared results from tests comparing carbide and HSS tools at different levels of runout between .00008″ and .0006″. […]
When you type the word App into a search engine, you may find Wikipedia pop-up. Wikipedia talks about apps under the heading of “Computing/Mobile app” in general but, you can find THE new BIG KAISER app is available from these two sources: App Store for iOS (click for Apple app) Google Play (click for Android […]
Posted on 10. Feb, 2017 by BK.
According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition for TIP is a piece of advice or expert or authoritative information. BIG KAISER is really BIG about sharing our wealth of information to customers because, in this instance – we want to be your source for workholding! Last Month’s TIP is from John Zaya, our Product Manager for […]
Posted on 01. Feb, 2017 by BK.
BIG KAISER is BIG in supporting education. Nowadays, you hear so much in the manufacturing community that there are fewer students able to work in manufacturing as a result of lacking in skills. Well, not on Mr. Chris Kaiser’s watch. Both manufacturing and workforce development education is high atop the minds at BIG KAISER. Chris Kaiser, president and CEO, spearheads […]