Linda Marino is vice president of American Modular Tooling, a trade name of Paul W. Marino Gages Inc. (Warren, MI). For more information, call (586) 759-2400, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.pmargage.com.
Let’s see a show of hands. Does everyone here know what modular tooling/fixturing is by now? If yes, are you an advocate yet? If no, why not? Still think it’s not good enough? Just Tinker Toy, Erector Set or Legos? Well, think again.
In only a few short years the concept of modular fixturing has piqued the interest of many in the varied and distinct worlds of quality. Manufacturing has never had so many work holding choices for use in inspection and assembly applications.