Case Studies BJB Enterprises BJB Enterprises Eliminates Outsourcing and Increases Efficiency with Surfcam Traditional. "Without the outsourcing, turnaround time is a lot faster, and we don’t have to count on someone else to come through.” says CNC Programmer Joe Castillo of BJB Enterprises, based in Tustin, Calif. Making a Splash When it comes to orchestrating major events, glamour and flawless presentation are all that the audience sees — which is exactly the way it’s supposed to be. International company VER manufactures a wide range of specialty event-production equipment with Surfcam Traditional. Special FX Making a living in the film industry can sound like a lot of glitz and glamour, but long-time special effects specialist Matt Sweeney knows exactly how much work goes into creating the perfect illusion. Special effects gear manufacturer Matt Sweeney Special Effects, Inc., uses Surfcam Traditional to continuously increase production capabilities. When Practice Makes Perfect Striving for perfection can be an act of futility, but if you ask experienced manufacturer Rich Thompson, he’ll tell you that perfect parts are the only kind worth making. High-end job shop Thompson Machine makes a range of products, including custom boat and energy parts, with Surfcam Traditional Battle of the ’Bots Building a robot from scratch is no easy feat, but the challenge is just part of the fun for students on the Cimarron-Memorial High School Robotics Team — aptly dubbed the Highrollers. Cimarron-Memorial High School of Las Vegas uses Surfcam to build robots that go the distance Manufacturing on a Grand Scale Maintaining tight tolerances on large precision parts is no easy feat, which is one of several reasons that manufacturers shy away from projects of the massive variety. Large precision prototype manufacturer Tapemation Machining, Inc., saves time and gains accuracy with Surfcam Traditional. Hitting the Bullseye Manufacturing products created just to be destroyed is all in a day’s work at Griffon Aerospace, which turns out high-precision remotely piloted aircraft destined to be shot down by the U.S. military. Remotely piloted aircraft manufacturer Griffon Aerospace increased accuracy and efficiency by choosing Surfcam. Surfcam’s Role in Global Motor Industry Schools Competition Surfcam’s Czech Republic reseller organised the national leg of two global engineering competitions for schools, and helped the country winners prepare for the international finals. Manufacturing Speed for Drag Boats When there’s more to going fast than simply punching the accelerator, knowing how to harness the science of speed is what it takes to make — and break — records. Advanced Design Technologies, LLC, manufactures Top Fuel hydroplane drag boat transmissions and custom parts with help from Surfcam. A History of Excellence A stroll through the bustling plant of agricultural packaging giant F-D-S Manufacturing is a firsthand lesson in the power of innovation. The F-D-S Manufacturing Company has used Surfcam for nearly decades to produce its range of agricultural packaging products and remain competitive. A Job Shop of Uncustomary Quality BD Customs uses the power and flexibility of Surfcam Traditional to fulfill a wide range of customer demands. Brian Evanson, owner of BD Customs, credits the ease of use inherent to Surfcam for helping him to juggle his diverse workload and consistently turn out high-quality parts. Breaking the Mold Breaking the mold is all in a day’s work for Javier Valdivieso, a man adept at combining art and manufacturing to startling — and often breathtaking — effect. With Surfcam on its side, ADM Works manufactures with imagination to turn complex projects into reality. Hiding in Plain Sight With Surfcam Traditional, GCX Mounting Solutions, headquartered in Petaluma, California, produces medical instrument and IT mounting solutions that can be found in hospitals worldwide. Surfcam Stops Totomak’s Air-Cutting And Speeds Up Machining Cycle Times Investing in Surfcam has improved a Turkish manufacturer’s machining cycle times by around 10 per cent, without changing any cutting conditions. Manufacturing a Medical Breakthrough Nestled in a quiet business park in sunny San Clemente, Calif., the unassuming exterior of USGI Medical belies the revolutionary advances in medical procedures quietly taking place within. With the All-New Surfcam, USGI Medical manufactures revolutionary medical devices and reduces cycle time by 85-90 percent. The Sweet Sounds of Technology The range of equipment manufactured by Bricasti Design — including state-of-the art reverbs, amplifiers, and more — has become a recording-studio staple since the company was founded just a decade ago. With help from Surfcam, Bricasti Design perfects the science of musical sound. Striking a partnership When a big job caused fits for the software at a small Seattle company, the sole employee turned to Surfcam for help. Creative Teknologies Creative Teknologies created the Lexus used in the Minority Report utilizing SURFCAM. Read on to find out how they did it.