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Chair Care Patio – “Let’s cut everything!”

January 24, 2014 at 4:17 pm  |   News, Systems, Travel, What you can do with your plotter/cutter

Chair Care Patio started in the late 80’s out of Deb and Steve Martz garage. They have since grown and evolved the company to meet a wide variety of industry demands. Their shop is filled with lots of fabric, patterns, sewing machines, and one web-savy serial entrepreneur. Add our Carlson Plotter/Cutter and T-Bar Digitizer to the mix and they are looking to cut everything they can! To start, we examine how they automate cutting samples, patio slings, chairs, and marine upholstery.

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3Form – Rolling Forward with Carlson

January 16, 2014 at 9:29 pm  |   News, Systems, Travel, What you can do with your plotter/cutter

3Form uses A LOT of different interlayer laminates. They were looking for a CNC cutting system they could roll in front of their existing roll racks. The cutter needed to be light enough to roll, robust enough to run two shifts, simple enough for anyone to operate, with custom modifications to work in their existing environment. Oh, and at an affordable price! What does all of this spell? CARLSON. After the first month they reported: “The cutter is working awesome. Everyone, from the guys cutting the material, to the guys using the material loves it.”

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Oldcastle BE Atlanta – 60 day ROI

July 12, 2013 at 8:01 pm  |   News, Systems, Travel, What you can do with your plotter/cutter

After six months of productive, waste reducing, and problem free cutting in LA — we were contacted by Paul Johnson, the CFM of Oldcastle BE’s Atlanta, GA glass plant. As their finance manager, Paul saw a clear opportunity in the numbers. They were spending, on average, $150,000 a month for laminate with a 60% yield. The new nesting package their ERP software provider, PMC Software, was offering, called “Lamimate”, was promising 88-95% yields for their glass laminate. If they could achieve even a conservative 20% decrease in material usage it could save $30,000/month. That’s 2-3 month ROI!!

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Automating OldcastleBE L.A.’s Glass Lamination Room

December 13, 2012 at 1:17 am  |   News, Systems, Travel, What you can do with your plotter/cutter

Oldcastle BE has the glass industries largest national foot print of manufacturing locations, which is why we were so excited to automate one of their premier plants lamination rooms with our PTi-108″ plotter/cutter. Our system will be cutting thousands of feet of PVB and SGP.

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