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November 27, 2012

Lovejoy Tool Purchases New 5 Axis Manufacturing Machine

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Lovejoy Tool Company announced that they have added a new Hermle 5 axis machining center to their manufacturing facility in Springfield, Vermont. Lovejoy has been a leader in the precision cutting tool industry since 1916 and this new machine will allow for increased production capacity.

The Hermle is a state of the art machine. With its 5 axis, it can create complex, high precision parts in production quantities, taking the expertise of the Lovejoy engineers and allowing the company to keep up with increased demand.

The machine weighs roughly 18,000 pounds and sits on 8 inches of reinforced concrete. The unit is connected to the Internet and and troubleshooting or diagnostics can be done online.

For Lovejoy, the new Hermle signifies a continued commitment to excellence in manufacturing. According to Lovejoy Tool President Doug Priestley, “This new machine will help us grow our specials product line as well as better serve our long-time core customers”. He added that the faster cycle and tool change times that are now possible will help to lead to shortened delivery times for product orders.

Lovejoy Tool Company has been a supplier of standard and unique cutting tools for over ninety years to customers in a variety of industries.  Learn more about the company at www.lovejoytool.com or call 800-843-8376.

November 7, 2012

“Jump Start Your Marketing” Workshop on 11/30 in Windsor

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There will be a FREE workshop entitled “Jump Start Your Marketing” on Friday, November 30th from 9 am – Noon at the Welcome Center in downtown Windsor Vermont.

Are you satisfied with your current marketing efforts? Marketing Expert Amy Mattinat will be sharing why marketing can make or break your business and provide some successful marketing strategies that you can use and implement immediately for little or no money. Amy is a small business owner herself, with multiple appearances on television and radio.

There is no cost to attend this important workshop! To register, go to www.vtsbdc.org (click on the “training” tab and select this workshop). The event is presented by the Vermont Small Business Development Center and Springfield Regional Development Corporation and is made possible through the generous support of TD Charitable Foundation.

For more information, please call 802-885-2071.

Click on this link for a flier about the event   Jump Start Your Marketing Flier