South Carolina Business. Mar2008, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p20-23. 4p.
CONSTRUCTION, RAPID prototyping, NUMERICAL control of machine tools, ROBOTICS, COMPUTER-aided design, SOUTH Carolina, and FLORENCE (S.C.)
The article provides information on the construction of the Senator Hugh K. Leatherman Advanced Manufacturing Center of the Southern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (SiMT) in Florence, South Carolina. The Manufacturing Arena of the center contains advanced EMCO computer numerical control machines, multiple-axis machines, grinders and CAD/CAM systems. The arena is complemented by high-technology rapid prototyping, robotics laboratories and the 3-D modeling laboratory.
South Carolina Business. Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p21-21. 1p.
BUSINESS incubators, RAPID prototyping, BUSINESS success, FLORENCE (S.C.), and SOUTH Carolina
The article discusses the expansion of the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (SiMT) in Florence, South Carolina with its entrepreneurial incubator. It highlights the Advanced Manufacturing Center of the facility wherein people can see rapid prototyping, virtual reality and advanced manufacturing facilities. The author also mentions the four pillars of success in the manufacturing world including training, research and development, and manpower.
South Carolina Business. Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p16-19. 4p.
UEC Electronics (Company), ELECTRONIC industries, UFKES, Phil, UFKES, Rebecca, CORPORATE growth, and SOUTH Carolina
The article presents a corporate profile of UEC Electronics, engineering, rapid prototyping, assembly and manufacturing business, in Hanahan, South Carolina. The company was founded by Phil Ufkes and his wife Rebecca Ufkes in 1995 with only five employees. Since its inception, it has grown in size and scope and takes on military projects for the Department of Defense.