Quad City Manufacturing Laboratory (QCML) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization headquartered at Rock Island Arsenal in Rock Island, IL. QCML is operated and staffed through Western Illinois University (WIU). QCML performs research, development, and technology transfer with commercial, government, and academic institutions, focused in the areas of advanced materials, manufacturing, and robotic technologies. Examples of manufacturing processes at QCML include 3D metal printing (Laser Additive Manufacturing), Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS), Friction Stir Welding (FSW), Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP), and collaborative robotics.
QCML's mission is to: • Function as a national resource for research and development (R38D) of advanced materials and manufacturing technology for commercial and military applications. • Demonstrate and transition cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to partner organizations. • Facilitate collaboration among manufacturing, research and educational institutions • Partner with the Rock Island Arsenal (RIA) Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (JMTC) and the manufacturing industry to develop and implement technological innovations • Promote and sustain job growth
We're one of the largest metal distributors in the industry. We offer an extensive product portfolio, state-of-the-art fabrication and processing capabilities, and a network of service centers throughout North America and beyond. Our customers can count on us to get the metals they need, when they need them, at a competitive price.
Douglas Machine & Engineering
Since 1945 Douglas Machine & Engineering has been serving industry with design and build of quality tooling to aid in efficient production of customers manufactured products.
This includes but not limited to weld, machine and assembly fixtures, assembly aides, robotic integration and special machines.
From design, using the latest CAD systems, to precision CNC machining ranging from wire EDM to large DeVlieg Jig Mills Douglas can efficiently meet and exceed customers expectations.
Visit our web site to view our equipment and samples of past tooling projects. www.doug-machine.com
Bohl Machine and Tool Co.
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P & R Manufacturing Inc
P 38 R Manufacturing Inc., a small business machine shop specializing in design and build, production runs, and equipment repair/rebuild. P 38 R has various sizes of CNC mills, CNC lathes, CNC Horizontal mills, Saws, Boring Mills, Conventional lathes, and Conventional Mills. P38 R’s design area consists of the newest version of Solid Works Office Professional. The welding department consists of MIG, TIG, and Stick welding. We work with many different materials mild steel, alloy steel, tool steel, various plastics, aluminum, and stainless steel. The rebuild department can repair items such as rollers and bearing housings for example and rail road work equipment. Our team of highly experienced employees ensures our services will exceed our clients’ Standards.