REGO-FIX Case Study

More than Manufacturing: Prototyping and Beyond

Mar 8, 2023


Mike Blackburn refers to his 20-person shop as an “enabler.” That’s because he and his team at Miltera Machining Research Corp. in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, develop and prove out manufacturing processes, then provide turnkey production solutions that enable customers to overcome demanding and ultra-precision, part-making challenges. The goal is to optimize every aspect of the shop, from programming and part setup to actual machining operations—in particular, toolholding—all of which customers can then replicate on their own shop floors. This “more-than-manufacturing” business model has been Miltera’s strategy since the shop’s inception 15 years ago.

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With U.S. headquarters in Whitestown, Indiana, REGO-FIX, inventor of the original ER collet system, is a world leader in the manufacture of Swiss precision tooling. For more information on REGO-FIX, its products and services, or to request a catalog, please call 1.800.REGO-FIX or visit the company’s website at

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