Large Diameter CNC Swiss Machines

swissmachineE.J. Basler has CNC Swiss style lathes that have the capability of running 38 mm bars. This capacity is the largest available on Swiss machines and we can run the full range of part sizes to fulfill our customer’s needs.

For non-guide bushing applications our Star machine tools can handle up to 42 mm capacity which fills a strategic sector of the machining market. Continue reading “Large Diameter CNC Swiss Machines”

Employee Spotlight: Kathy

kathyejbaslerOh my thanksgiving has come and gone, but we are still thankful here at E. J. Basler. In an effort to highlight our many wonderful employees, we wanted to showcase one person weekly.

Today I wanted to start with Kathy.  Originally from Ecuador, Kathy knows how to cook and dance a mean Salsa but finds true enjoyment from helping others. She is involved in our yearly campaign partnering with Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly. In addition to helping out with her church and working fulltime, she is also going to class at night. She is happy, a hard worker and a great person to be around.   Continue reading “Employee Spotlight: Kathy”

Precision Machine Shop – ISO/TS 16949 Certified

Precision Machine Shop EJ Basler - ISO CertifiedThe EJ Basler Precision Machining company had our ISO/TS 16949 Certification audit this week. What a great two days combing through every process and procedure at Basler! I am happy to report that there was only 1 finding (a minor that was largely a documentation loop hole we need to close).

We have come a long way since the beginning of our journey to ISO/TS 16949 Certification and have been working tirelessly on the efficiency of our processes. Continue reading “Precision Machine Shop – ISO/TS 16949 Certified”

Notes from the Growth Summit, Dallas TX

growth-summit-2016-logoAt E.J. Basler one of pillars of growth is education and learning. 3 of our leadership team had the opportunity to attend the Growth Summit in Dallas, Texas last week. At the conference we learned so much from Verne Harnish and other renowned authors. Verne is the author of the book, Scaling Up (www.scalingup.com) which is a go-to book on building a dynamic, growing company that is significant in the precision machining industry.  Continue reading “Notes from the Growth Summit, Dallas TX”

Careers in Precision Machining

Career in Precision MachiningLately, I have been researching about employee engagement. This research has led me to better understand our intrinsic vs. extrinsic motivators. The extrinsic motivators such as incentives and rewards, are short term fuel for motivation. However, intrinsic motivators such as autonomy, mastery, and purpose are the long term fuel for motivation.

There is an excellent TedTalk about motivation from author Daniel Pink on this subject. Please take a look here.

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