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Watch this page for interesting news and informative articles about the machine-ready blanks industry from DIX Metals. You will also find a schedule of upcoming events and tradeshows we plan to attend.

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February 27, 2017

Upcoming Tradeshows for 2017

DIX Metals will attend several tradeshows in 2017, including Eastec, Westec and Southtec. View the full schedule here!Read More
At Dix Metals, we're spreading holiday cheer with our waterjet cutting services. We created a video which demonstrates our Flow International machines cutting out a snowflake shape. View here!Read More

Forward-moving companies have the distinct advantage of being able to watch their competition in a rear-view mirror. DIX has committed itself to a philosophy of continuous improvement and is constantly seeking ways to anticipate and meet their customers’ future needs.

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Ever conscious of the demands on OEMs and job shop time and margins, Dix Metals has introduced a seventh Blanchard grinder to the shop, to complement the existing fleet of six Blanchard grinders, six double disc grinders and ten duplex mills already on their production line.

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The latest addition to DIX Metals’ array of advanced machinery is the Flow International Corps newest dual head and dynamic head waterjet system with 87,000 PSI technology and active tolerance Control.

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In keeping with our effort to provide our readers with profiles of potential resources we recently visited Dix Metals for an interview with its founder, Bob Dix. The results of that interview are presented here for your review.

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Using Flow International's Waterjet Machines, Dix machine-ready blanks are produced with taper being all but eliminated. Additionally, water jet cutting eliminates heat affected zones; enabling true part stacking ability with consistent tolerance, layer to layer.

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DIX Metals, in conjunction with G2 Graphics of North Hollywood was responsible for the production of the Michael Jackson “This is It” Movie Premiere invitations this past fall, the company announced today. The one-of-a-kind invitations were designed by G2 who in turn called on DIX to create the inner portion of the invites out of aluminum using Waterjet technology. The end result was a truly spectacular presentation.Read More