Rochester Hills, Mich. (PRWEB) June 18, 2008
Auburn Engineering, Inc., leading provider of rapid prototyping and production services, announces it is a key supplier to the Eagle Fire Truck manufactured by American LaFrance, LLC.
Auburn Engineering supplies engine, exterior and interior components for the production emergency vehicle, collaborating with casting and machining suppliers for ductile iron castings, cab tilt hinges, and the engine trunnion component. In addition, Auburn Engineering processes aluminum castings for the interior instrument panel at Auburn's Chesterfield, Mich. foundry operations.
For injection molded components, Auburn Engineering provides molding and assembly operations for the vehicle's interior door panels, under the hood Auburn supplies the injection molded radiator air scoop required to help fire the Cummins diesel power plant that drives the Eagle.
Notes Reid Scott, President Auburn Engineering, "American LaFrance applies the most advanced engineering, production, and testing methods to producing the Eagle line of emergency vehicles. Auburn Engineering is proud to supply such a well-respected vehicle program."
Adds Mike Ganfield, Senior Account Manager, Auburn Engineering, Inc., "Our goal is to design, process, build, warehouse and ship high-quality production parts as required by American LaFrance in order to optimize their inventory levels and support the required build schedule. The Auburn team can scale processing and production to match the demands of this valued customer."
About American LaFrance:
American LaFrance has built fire and rescue apparatus since 1832. Today, the company manufactures and distributes a comprehensive line of fire and emergency apparatus including chassis, aerials, pumpers, rescues, tankers and wildland vehicles. The Company operates 8 manufacturing/servicing facilities and two company-owned vehicle dealerships. The company also manufactures a line of vocational vehicles under the Condor brand. Online at http://www.americanlafrance.com.
About Auburn Engineering:
Auburn Engineering is a leading rapid prototyping and limited production company serving the product development community for nearly two decades. Auburn's team of experts provides on-time, cost effective low-volume production molding and assemblies to automotive, consumer appliance, office furniture, medical and a variety of product manufacturers. A division of Dynetics, Auburn Engineering is headquartered in its Rochester Hills, Michigan engineering and rapid prototyping facility, featuring one of the industries finest tooling facilities, and comprehensive stereo lithography and selective laser sintering capabilities. Services include rapid prototyping, urethane casting, composite tooling, blow molding, aluminum tooling, injection molding, vacuum forming, metal casting, high speed CNC machining, reverse engineering, and CMM inspection. Online at http://www.auburn.com.