Milltronics USA has named Foothills Machinery Sales as its exclusive full-service distributor for the states of Colorado and New Mexico. Founded in 1984, Foothills Machinery Sales is Colorado’s oldest independent dealer of machine tools. Located in Broomfield, Colorado, Foothills Machinery Sales is home to both knowledgeable sales and service support staffs.
“We’re excited to be representing Milltronics,” said Tim Beer, general manager of Foothills Machinery Sales. “The Milltronics brand is well known for its line of toolroom machines that have integrated conversational controllers that make CNC seamless, but they also have a range of CNC machining centers and CNC lathes that offer shops well-built machines at a competitive price. Another big advantage to the Milltronics controller is the G-code visualization screen that helps conversational programmers see the G code as the program is being created. We’re really proud to offer Milltronics as an option for our customers throughout Colorado and New Mexico.”
Foothills Machinery Sales is in charge of sales, service, parts, training and applications support for Milltronics customers in Colorado and New Mexico. They have industry veterans within the Foothills service, parts and applications team with in-depth knowledge of machining, tooling, programming, fixturing and workholding.
“The team at Foothills is top notch,” said Louie Pavlakos, Milltronics USA general manager. “We know they’re going to help us sell machines throughout Colorado and New Mexico, but even more important, we know they’re going to offer excellent service.”
Related Glossary Terms
Cone-shaped pins that support a workpiece by one or two ends during machining. The centers fit into holes drilled in the workpiece ends. Centers that turn with the workpiece are called “live” centers; those that do not are called “dead” centers.
- 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.