Kurt Erickson, President, Erickson Machine Tools Inc. with YMT's Quaser MF 400 ultra compact 5-axis machining center.
Erickson Machine Tools Inc. has been appointed distributor for YMT Inc. precision CNC machines in the state of Iowa. YMT, headquartered in Brea, CA, imports Quaser vertical machining centers, horizontal machining centers and 5-axis machining centers; Kao Ming double column vertical machining centers; Quick Jet ultra high speed die-mold milling machines; YSP CNC vertical turning lathes; Detron precision rotary tables and YMT turning centers ranging from 8" to 18" chuck sizes.
YMT has a staff of service and application engineers and stocks $4 million worth of parts and accessories in California to serve North American manufacturing customers. YMT service engineers can perform complete machine tool rebuilds, retrofits, spindle repair and YMT stocks parts such as bearings, switches, cables, O-rings and all types of replacement parts for machine tool maintenance.
"YMT appointed Erickson Machine Tool as distributor for the state of Iowa because of the company's experience in selling and servicing machine tools for over 47 years," said Paul Custer, National Sales Manager, YMT.
Erickson Machine Tool was founded in 1960 by Kenneth Erickson, Sr. primarily as a fabricating machinery sales company. The company expanded into CNC chipmaking machinery sales in the 1980s. Ken Erickson, Jr. is now CEO and the third generation, Kurt W. Erickson, is President.
"The YMT line of machine tools is a complement to our other lines of machine tools and makes it possible for Erickson Machine Tool to provide any possible manufacturing solution to solve our customers' manufacturing challenges," said Kurt Erickson.
Currently the Quaser MF 400 ultra compact 5-axis machining center is available for demonstrations at the Erickson Machine Tool Story City, IA, location. This machine is equipped for 4-axis simultaneous contouring with a 5th axis for positioning. "This is the perfect machine for complex work that can be completed in a single fixturing or setup," said Mr. Erickson.
The Iowa territory assigned to Erickson Machine Tool has a great amount of agricultural industry but also a broad range of metalworking manufacturing industries throughout the state. Erickson Machine Tool has 13 employees in sales, service, application engineering and support. "Our goal is to be the most customer-focused machine tool sales and service company. We place great emphasis on responding to our manufacturing customers' service needs with next-day service on any type of machine tool," said Kurt Erickson.
For more information contact:
260 N. Palm St.
Brea, CA 92821
Erickson Machine Tool Inc.
409 Market Ave.
Story City, IA 50248