A.V. Gauge & Fixture Inc.
A.V Gauge is a leading supplier of gauges and fixtures in North America with facilities across Canada, United States & Mexico, including their head office in Oldcastle, Canada.
From a 1,000 square foot shop in 1985 with just two employees, the company has grown to over 120,000 square feet in six facilities and to over 250 employees across three countries.
They are a supplier to all major OEMs and Tier Ones and focus on providing their customers with a wide variety of products and services related to the quality control aspect of checking manufactured parts.
When it came to choosing a partner, they needed dedicated experts with both knowledgeable experience and reputation, that could help customize Fusion 360 to handle their specific machine options and formatting practices. A.V Gauge recognized that their current CNC machine had no direct connection to the controller that would help interpret and manage their manufacturing needs. Without hesitation, A.V Gauge turned to SolidCAD for an all-inclusive solution where they could purchase Fusion 360 and ultimately get a dedicated expert to help program, integrate, and customize this solution into their existing machining processes.
Since the programmers are new to using Fusion 360, SolidCAD has supported them on getting familiar with using this robust CAD/CAM system throughout the process. Without this dedicated support channel, it would be a very hard transition to move from their existing CAM solution to Fusion 360.
“SolidCAD was selected for their expert knowledge, experience and reputation. At the moment we asked their team for support, they carefully listened to our needs, analyzed our existing manufacturing processes, and provided us a detailed understanding on how they would help us implement, customize and program Fusion 360 software into our working post processor. From beginning to end, SolidCAD has provided a memorable and professional experience.”
Rob Cooke, Pin Department Manager
at A.V. Gauge & Fixture inc.