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  • Cucalorus Connect

    November 14, 2017

    In support of one of its strategic partners, Lucid Innovative Technologies and Manufacturing Methods made a presentation as part of this years Cucalorus Connect Festival that featured various digital tracks that included Digital Industrial which focused on modern precision manufacturing and working in smart metals. The session entitled, Giving New Life and Memory to Metal presented the capabilities of Lucid Innovative Technologies and the amazing properties of Nitinol (the nickel and Titanium alloy). Manufacturing Methods is Lucid’s manufacturing parts supplier. A highlight of the session was a video demonstration of the memory capabilities of trained nickel wire and then the…

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  • Manufacturing Methods – Now Registered

    September 14, 2017

    Eleven years ago, from a small startup location, the Manufacturing Methods Open for Business sign went up. The name would prove to be instrumental in the growth and success of the company. It was a “manufacturing” facility that over time has grown and expanded adding a full range of services and equipment that now occupies its 40,000-square foot location in the Leland Industrial Park. As new customers were added additional machines and a growing team of expert machinists were added. New “methods” like the application of lean manufacturing processes and working in new and exciting metals, like Nitinol, were all…

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  • Winner Again – CEA 2017

    May 14, 2017

    Once again Manufacturing Methods has been recognized as the winner in the Manufacturing and Distribution category for the 2017 Wilmington Business Journal Entrepreneur Award Program. Already once recognized in 2011 for this award, when the company was just 5 years old, the 2016 operating year marked the company’s tenth year in operations. In reviewing applications, the selection committee focused on the entrepreneurial activities and accomplishments of the CEO’s of the companies that were submitted for this year’s award, paying attention to the accomplishments for the 2016 year. In late 2015 a building in the Leland Industrial Park became available. This…

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  • Teaching Metal to Remember

    May 14, 2017

    Nitinol, a metal that combines nickel and titanium, is often the choice metal in the production of medical and dental products. When manufactured properly the products produced provide great lasting shape and elasticity. In fact, this metal, when the manufacturing process that deals with precise temperature heating and quenching, gives the metal a memory that allows it to retain its original manufactured state. Working with wire processing, flat stock forming and cutting and machining the potential products for the medical and dental industries as well as other areas are very exciting. Manufacturing Methods has been working with nitinol for some…

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  • A new Venture is Formed – Lucid Innovative Technologies

    January 14, 2017

    Manufacturing Methods and Orthokinetic Technologies (www.orthokintech.com) have combined their respective leading industry positions and formed a new wholly owned subsidiary, Lucid Innovative Technologies (www.lucidinnovative.com). This new contract manufacturing and distribution company is focusing on the design, prototyping, and production of precision manufactured products for the medical and dental industries. This will include initial and testing of equipment, working with clients providing FDA approval process support, ISO certifications and commercial distribution of medical and dental products. Lucid has established an office in the Town of Leland, NC. The two principals of this new enterprise are the CEO’s of the two founding…

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