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Where Centrx Experts Share Expertise and Knowledge

At Centrx, we find or compose new articles about Machine Shops, Machining and other related topics to share with our customers. Sharing that information through our blog is a key part of our mission to help people see and understand our company, commitment to quality, our machining capabilities, and our services.

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1711, 2018

New Technologies in the Pittsburgh Machine Shop Cloud

The Newest Technologies in the Machine Shop Cloud You have certainly heard of cloud computing by now: placing your entire work product in the cloud allows access and collaboration by individuals located anywhere in the world where there is internet access.  But can a machine shop operate in the cloud? Not only can a machine shop operate in the cloud, to be competitive and to expand their customer base, it essential.  A modernized machine shop is not fully up to Industry 4.0 standards if it is not working in the cloud.   IoT [...]

2710, 2018

Modern Machine Shop with 20 Plus Years of Quality Machine Shop Experience

Centrx Inc. Your Modern Machine Shop Serving Pittsburgh And Surrounding Area We Offer 20 Plus Years of Experience As A Go-To Modern Machine Shop. As you develop your project and begin to design all the parts required for assembly, you are bound to need pieces which are not common place.  This is where a Modern Machine Shop comes in.  We are able to review with you all the design specs you have for each and every part you require. Precision is the name of the game.  Interlocking pieces must be within fractions of a millimeter. [...]

1710, 2018

Centrx Your Modern Machine Shop in Pittsburgh

Centrx Inc., Your Modern CNC Machine Shop in Pittsburgh Our purpose is providing CNC machined parts and contract manufacturing services to Pittsburgh and Around the World. We are here for the customer who seeks a close and dependable working relationship. High quality workmanship and on-time deliveries are a given in today’s manufacturing. Beyond those core manufacturing fundamentals Centrx excels in close attention to customer relationships. And despite technology today allowing business relations across the globe many of the benefits of close-proximity manufacturing and supply are compromised. And they are not even feasibly possible with distant contract [...]

2509, 2018

Traditional v. Lean Machine Shop Manufacturing

Traditional v. Lean Machine Shop Practices: Similarities and Differences From the very beginning of machine shop manufacturing, industrial firms followed a specific set of guidelines. When running their business, the focus was on sales forecasts and a top-down approach to improving the production process. However, when lean manufacturing emerged in the 1970s, it turned the world of manufacturing completely upside-down. Read on to learn more about the differences between the two philosophies. As well as how we apply modern lean Machine Shop principles to our production processes. Traditional Machine Shop Manufacturing Traditional manufacturing was [...]

1509, 2018

The Latest Machine Shop High-Tech Advancements

Latest Machine Shop Technologies Centrx Inc. Your Machine Shop in Pittsburgh PA Industry 4.0: have you heard of it? Machine shop technology evolves continuously over time, bringing us to the current, fourth era of the industrial revolution. The era of steam and water powered tools was Industry 1.0.  And Industry 2.0 issued in the era of electricity.  Industry 3.0 welcomed computers into the machine shop. Industry 4.0 takes on the internet. Around 2011 is when we officially entered industrial revolution 4.0 .  Far more reaching than just connecting a computer to a drilling machine or lathe, now the [...]

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