Patrick M. Ryan, Vice President of Manufacturing for Kankakee, Ill.-based Stor-Loc, passed away June 25, 2016. A founder of the Stor-Loc Modular Drawer System, Pat recently celebrated 25 years in business. He developed, engineered and innovated many products for CNC Tool Storage during this time. Tool-Caddy, Tool-Rack, Stor-Caddy, Weld-Stor Series Welding Tables, and the MM Series Mobile Machinist Tool Cabinets were many of his innovations. The Weld-Stor V was his last contribution to the Tool Storage Industry.
Related Glossary Terms
- computer numerical control ( CNC)
computer numerical control ( CNC)
Microprocessor-based controller dedicated to a machine tool that permits the creation or modification of parts. Programmed numerical control activates the machine’s servos and spindle drives and controls the various machining operations. See DNC, direct numerical control; NC, numerical control.