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(12/17) Donson Welcomes Another New Graduate From Mori Seiki University

Donson Welcomes Another New Graduate From Mori Seiki University


(11/17) Donson Welcomes Another New Graduate From Mori Seiki University

Donson Welcomes Another New Graduate From Mori Seiki University


(9/17) Donson Purchases New DMG/MORI NTX1000 Mill & Turn Machining Center

This is Donson's 7th Mori Seiki NT Series machine and will complement the company's current multi-axis machining capabilities. The machine is a Multi Axis Mill/Turn Center with B-Axis (7 Axis total). The B-Axis has a rotation range of 240 degrees, and Capto C5 Spindle with 20,000RPM. With bar work capacity of 2.55”, 76 tools, an automatic in machine tool pre-setter, thermal stability and rigid platform, the NTX1000SZM Gen 2 has the highest technology in its class.

Donson Purchases New DMG/MORI NTX1000 Turn & Mill Machining Center


(8/17) Donson Purchases New Hurco VMX42SRTi 5-Axis CNC Mill

Donson's new Hurco VMX42SRTi 5-Axis CNC Mill offers maximum flexibility and features a swivel head and a rotary table that provides versatility, better chip control, and the ability to machine heavier parts.

(4/15) Donson Purchases New Hurco VMX42SRTi 5-Axis CNC Mill


(6/17) Donson Welcomes Another New Graduate From Mori Seiki University

Donson Purchases Its 3rd DMG/MORI NLX 2500SY/700 Lathe


(5-2-17) Donson Purchases Its 4th and 5th DMG/MORI NLX 2500SY/700 Lathe

Donson's two new DMG/MORI NLX 2500SY/700 Lathes are fully integrated with main/sub spindle, and X/Y/Z axis. They provide the highest accuracy due to the lathe’s thermo-symmetrical construction.

Donson Purchases Its 3rd DMG/MORI NLX 2500SY/700 Lathe


(4/17) Donson Purchases 2 New Hurco VMX42i Vertical Machining Centers

Donson has added a new Hurco VMX42i Vertical Machining Center to its current stable of state-of-the-art equipment. The Hurco VMX42i features a 42" x 24" x 24" travel, along with a 50" x 24" table size, and delivers high performance capabilities for a multitude of machining applications.

Donson Purchases 2 New Hurco VMX42i Vertical Machining Centers


(2/17) Donson Purchases Its 3rd DMG/MORI NLX 2500SY/700 Lathe

Donson's new DMG/MORI NLX 2500SY/700 Lathe is fully integrated with main/sub spindle, X/Y/Z axis. It provides the highest accuracy due to its thermo-symmetrical construction.

Donson Purchases Its 3rd DMG/MORI NLX 2500SY/700 Lathe


(1/17) Donson Prototype Department

Donson was selected as one of the Top Shops in the United States in 2016 by Modern Machine Shop magazine.


(12/16) Modern Machine Shop Names Donson Machine as Top Shops Program Winner

Donson Machine was honored by Modern Machine Shop as its Top Shops Honors Program winner in the machining technology category. Click here to read the full article.

Donson was selected as one of the Top Shops in the United States in 2016 by Modern Machine Shop magazine.


(10/16) Donson Welcomes Another New Graduate From Mori Seiki University

Donson Welcomes Another New Graduate From Mori Seiki University


(9/16) Donson Blueprint Reading Graduates

Donson has established its own in-house training for apprentices. Some of our recent graduates of blueprint reading are featured in this photo.

Donson was selected as one of the Top Shops in the United States in 2016 by Modern Machine Shop magazine.


(7/16) Donson Purchases New DMG/MORI NTX1000 Turn & Mill Machining Center

This is Donson's 6th Mori Seiki NT Series machine and will complement the company's current multi-axis machining capabilities. The NTX1000 offers increased productivity and superior process integration, thanks to its cutting-edge technology, and provides exceptional flexibility for machining the most complex parts in a single handling.

Donson Purchases New DMG/MORI NTX1000 Turn & Mill Machining Center


(6/16) Donson Purchases New DMG/MORI NZX 2000 Multi-Axis Turning Center

Donson's new DMG/MORI NZX 2000 features (2) 16 station turrets with built-in motor live tooling, 4.3" Y axis travel on both turrets, and CELOS control functionality.

Donson Purchases New DMG/MORI NZX 2000 Multi-Axis Turning Center


(3/16) Donson Purchases New Hurco TM8i CNC Slant-Bed Turning Center

Donson adds a Hurco TM8i CNC turning center for our Custom and Special department. The generous turning diameter and turning length allows for a wide range of part sizes and applications. All of these features and design make small batch manufacturing efficient.

Donson Purchases New Hurco TM8i CNC Slant-Bed Turning Center


(1/16) Donson Announces Facility Expansion

Donson has added 24,000 square feet of space for future expansion. This building is located 200 yards down the street from Plant 1-4.

Donson Announces Facility Expansion


(12/15) Donson Purchases New DMG/MORI NTX1000 Turn & Mill Machining Center

This is Donson's 5th Mori Seiki NT Series machine and will complement the company's current multi-axis machining capabilities. The NTX1000 offers increased productivity and superior process integration, thanks to its cutting-edge technology, and provides exceptional flexibility for machining the most complex parts in a single handling.

Donson Purchases New DMG/MORI NTX1000 Turn & Mill Machining Center


(6/15) Donson Purchases Its 2nd New DMG/MORI NLX 2500SY/700 Lathe

Donson's new DMG/MORI NLX 2500SY/700 Lathe is fully integrated with main/sub spindle, X/Y/Z axis. It provides the highest accuracy due to its thermo-symmetrical construction.

(4/15) Donson Purchases New DMG/MORI NLX 2500SY/700 Lathe


(6/15) Donson Purchases New Mitsubishi MD+PRO III Advance Wire EDM

Donson's new Mitsubishi MD+PRO III Advance features improved machine construction, auto-threading, internal machine communication, power supply technology and operating cost reduction. The machine exemplifies Mitsubishi EDM’s continued dedication to high precision and innovative technology with the new non-contact Cylindrical Drive System on the X & Y axis drives. The MD+PRO III Advance houses the new M700 series control with a 15-inch touchscreen—providing easier user interface than previous models.

Mitsubishi MD+PRO III Advance


(5/15) Donson Purchases New Brown and Sharpe CMM

Donson's new Brown and Sharpe Global Performance Silver Edition is a high performance coordinate measuring machine equipped with an advanced multi-sensor compatible controller. Its unique Tricision™ Bridge and patented dovetail guideway provide optimum stiffness for very precise measurements.

(5/15) Donson Purchases New Brown and Sharpe CMM


(4/15) Donson Purchases New Hurco VMX42SRTi 5-Axis CNC Mill

Donson's new Hurco VMX42SRTi 5-Axis CNC Mill offers maximum flexibility and features a swivel head and a rotary table that provides versatility, better chip control, and the ability to machine heavier parts.

(4/15) Donson Purchases New Hurco VMX42SRTi 5-Axis CNC Mill


(4/15) Donson Purchases New DMG/MORI NLX 2500SY/700 Lathe

Donson's new DMG/MORI NLX 2500SY/700 Lathe is fully integrated with main/sub spindle, X/Y/Z axis. It provides the highest accuracy due to its thermo-symmetrical construction.

(4/15) Donson Purchases New DMG/MORI NLX 2500SY/700 Lathe


(2/15) Donson Purchases New Mitsubishi MD+Pro III Wire EDM Machine

Donson's new Mitsubishi MD+Pro III Wire EDM machine is ideal for production of larger parts and features high precision and innovative new technology including the new non-contact Cylindrical Drive System on the X and Y axis drives.

Donson Purchases New Mitsubishi MD+Pro III Wire EDM Machine


(1/15) Donson Purchases Its 2nd Laser Marking Machine

Donson's new TruMark 6020 emits infrared laser light (1064 nm) and is particularly well-suited for the processing of metal components. The TruMark 6020 is a high-precision marking laser that guarantees process dependability for the reading of barcodes and data matrix codes.

Donson Purchases Its 2nd Laser Marking Machine


(12/14) Donson Purchases New Citizen CINCOM L20X

Donson's new Citizen CINCOM L20X, features a new Y2 axis for versatile simultaneous machining using the gang and opposite tool posts. The next generation of Citizen Innovation, with more axes, more tools and more functions.

Donson Purchases Hurco SR VMX42 5th Axis Mill


(11/14) Donson Purchases Its 3rd Hurco 5th Axis Mill

Further supplementing our 5th Axis Mill/Turn resources, Donson has added a 3rd Hurco 5th axis mill. The 5-axis positioning works on complex multi-sided parts where overall accuracy and reduced setup time are critical. This 5-axis CNC mill features a swivel head design with +/- 90 degree programmable rotation.

Donson Purchases Hurco SR VMX42 5th Axis Mill


(11/14) Donson Welcomes Another New Graduate From Mori Seiki University

(11/14) Donson Welcomes Another New Graduate From Mori Seiki University


(9/14) Donson Purchases Its 3rd New Hurco VMX42i Vertical Machining Center

Donson has added a new Hurco VMX42i Vertical Machining Center to its current stable of state-of-the-art equipment. The Hurco VMX42i features a 42" x 24" x 24" travel, along with a 50" x 24" table size, and delivers high performance capabilities for a multitude of machining applications.

Donson Purchases Its 2nd New Hurco VMX42i Vertical Machining Center


(7/14) Donson Purchases Its 2nd New Hurco VMX42i Vertical Machining Center

Donson has added a new Hurco VMX42i Vertical Machining Center to its current stable of state-of-the-art equipment. The Hurco VMX42i features a 42" x 24" x 24" travel, along with a 50" x 24" table size, and delivers high performance capabilities for a multitude of machining applications.

Donson Purchases Its 2nd New Hurco VMX42i Vertical Machining Center


(6/14) Donson Adds New Building - Plant 4 (Alsip, IL)

Donson Purchases Its 2nd New Hurco VMX42i Vertical Machining Center


(6/14) Donson Purchases New Mori Seiki NHX 4000 Horizontal Machining Center

The NHX 4000 offers extensive features and is ideal for horizontal machining of workpieces of up to 24.8 inches by 35.4 inches, and 880 pounds.

Donson Purchases New Mori Seiki NHX 4000 Horizontal Machining Center


(2/14) Donson Purchases Its 2nd New Mori Seiki NZX Multi-Axis Turning Center (Twin Turret and Twin Spindle)

The NZX1500, which is packed with features to increase productivity, offers unparalleled efficiency for bar work machining. The machine allows Donson to produce complete parts, including milling.


(1/14) Donson Purchases New Hurco VMX42i Vertical Machining Center

Donson has added a new Hurco VMX42i Vertical Machining Center to its current stable of state-of-the-art equipment. The Hurco VMX42i features a 42" x 24" x 24" travel, along with a 50" x 24" table size, and delivers high performance capabilities for a multitude of machining applications.

(1/14) Donson Purchases New Hurco VMX42i Vertical Machining Center