Once upon a time there was a computer. This computer served as a conduit to waste a great deal of time through social networking and online video
games. Still, there was always potential to turn these rather sedentary activities into something
more positive and useful to mankind. Siemens may have stumbled upon such a concept.
Custom Gear and Machine, Inc., of Roscoe, IL, recently purchased a Reishauer RZ400 gear grinder and, on one job, has seen the cycle time drop from 40 minutes to six minutes, according to Tim Rose, vice president
of manufacturing, who runs the business with co-owners Dave Patterson and Mike Rasmann.