All stone fabricators are invited to join Northwood and the Stone Fabricators Alliance (SFA) at Crowe Custom Countertops in Acworth, GA, (near Atlanta) from March 25 to 27 for an inside look at both a high-volume production facility as well as small workcell production.
This industry event will feature three Northwood
CNC machines running real parts, for real jobs for actual customers, as opposed
to a typical sales demonstration. Attendees will be given an opportunity to see
the machinery operate in a “real world environment,” creating countertops and
During the event, Northwood will showcase two
different scenarios for countertop manufacturing. First, the updated Ultimate
FabCenter (SW138-UFC) will be sawing slabs in the morning using the high-torque
SmartSaw and profiling edges in the afternoon - representing a small workcell
all-in-one machine facility.
The other scenario features the
dual-table SawJET technology feeding parts directly to the CNC router to be
profiled - producing up to 500 square feet per day.
the machinery, many interesting topics will be up for discussion throughout the
three-day workshop. These topics include:
• Advantages of
the digital workshop
• The advantages of a laser templating
• Operation of a “fab only” shop
• Sales and marketing, including the use of Internet tools
• Efficient small workcell production using the SW138-UFC -
• High-volume production management of
up to 500 square feet per day utilizing the dual-table SawJET and CNC router
Contact Robbie Tidwell at Northwood Machine
(robbie@northwoodmachine or 502-267-5504) for more information, or register
online with the Stone Fabricators Alliance at www.stonefabricatorsalliance.com.
NORTHWOOD STONEWORKS SPONSORS SFA WORKSHOP . . .
March 1, 2010