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Chapter 2 Community Outreach

Some of the Chapter 2 Crew participated in the Run From the Cops event sponsored by the Watertown WI Police Department on 9/29/19. All proceeds of the run/walk go directly towards assisting victims of domestic and/or sexual abuse, and also towards creating awareness on this sensitive issue. A special congratulations to Chapter 2 employee, Hamilton Monroy for taking 1st place in his age group for the 10K race!

New Machine for Added Capacity

A new machine put to use right away at Chapter 2! Welcome a Doosan PUMA GT2600 Turning Lathe to the production floor. With a new machine comes added capacity!

Introducing Chapter 2’s First Robot Tending Turning Cell

The new Robot tending turning cell consists of:
• Fanuc M-710ic/50 Robot w/ Schunk Gripping System
• Fanuc iRVision System
• Doosan GT2600Y Live Tooling Y Axis Turning Center
• Doosan GT2600 Turning Center
• Custom Broach Machine (Design and Built by Chapter 2)
• Custom Indexing Assembly Station (Design and Built by Chapter 2)
• Styliner Mark3 Pin Marking System

Benefits include:
• Ergonomic Friendly
• Increased Efficiencies
• Improved Repeatability

Manufacturing Youth Apprentice

Chapter 2 had a special guest employee this month, Christopher Walther, son of Chapter 2 employee Kevin Walther. Christopher worked a full day at Chapter 2 job shadowing many different aspects of the business. When the school year begins, he will be working at Chapter 2 through the Youth Apprenticeship Program to get a head-start in the manufacturing industry

New Paint Booth

Chapter 2 has increased capacity in their paint department by adding a GFS (Global Finishing Systems) Side-Downdraft booth. The booth not only creates additional capacity, but improves the quality of output on higher class finish product lines.

Chapter 2, Inc. Supports Local Manufacturing Education

Chapter 2 recently donated $5,000 to help support updates to Watertown High School’s manufacturing courses for the 2018-19 school year. At left, Jesse Domer, WHS manufacturing instructor, receives the check from Tim Johnston, CEO of Chapter 2.

New Addition Completion

Chapter 2 would like to announce the official occupancy to their new 20,000 sq. ft. addition. The space was added to house additional manufacturing capacity as well as added parking for employees

New Machine Delivery

With business booming and a new addition about to be complete, Chapter 2 saw a need once again to expand its milling capacity. Chapter 2 welcomed a Doosan Puma 2600 Turning Center to help aid in the growth of our facility and projects.