15-YEAR-OLD HISTORY OF THE PORTACENTER: this is how the 3-spindle Machine Tool was born

It’s been 15 years since the beginning of production of what would later become the Machine Tool that changed the way of thinking in the world of metalworking. We are talking about the PORTACENTER, which was created with the specific aim of meeting the ever-growing needs of users of Machining Centers and Transfer Machines who could not find the right solution to meet the

PORTASOLUTIONS ECONOMIC PLAN: What we are doing for our Customers

In case of delicate and emergency situations such as that of COVID-19, the best and yet most difficult solution is to keep a cool head and a strong clarity of mind. CLARITY OF MIND AND LONG-TERM VIEW Those who did good work and capitalized on their work in previous years, today can boast a safer and more "protected" situation than companies that, on the contrary, did

A German manufacturer reveals his opinion on the PORTACENTER

When we talk about productive organization and technological innovation we know that German colleagues are certainly among the best in the world. We cannot help but mention them, as everybody knows they are among the most competitive and their production models are enviable. German manufacturing companies have very high standards and German Machine Tools are excellent, t

The 7 Commandments to take into account before buying a Machine Tool

When you turn to a Machine Tool manufacturer to evaluate a new plant, there are some features that you have to consider to understand the reliability of the manufacturer and of the machinery he will propose to you. The starting point is absolutely to define your production goals, and then think about the correct choice and the machinery that best suits your needs. As I c

The J-Curve concept and its application in your production company

Do you know the extraordinary J-Curve concept? You can see it in the graphic here below. This concept comes from the world of "investments", in the financial field. However, it can be adapted to many other contexts and, of course, to your industry as well. Exactly! The industry of Machine Tools. Basically, according to this model, whenever we want to deal w

Lean Manufacturing in 3 simple steps for the world of CNC Machine Tools

The world of Lean Manufacturing is a world that is really simple and easy to understand, made up of a few main rules and pillars and lots of sub-rules that can be easily investigated later. Yet for years I have noticed that this world is seen by most people as something complex and very difficult to understand. Over the years, this idea has created a sort of "skepticism"