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$2.67M Contract for CNC Lathes for U.S. Army
Racer Machinery International was awarded through CCC a contract for up to $2.67 million USD to supply the U.S. Army Contracting Command (ACC) with two Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) vertical turning lathes manufactured by Racer Machinery International.
“CCC is pleased to work with Racer Machinery International and support Canadian manufacturing through the Canada-U.S. Defence Production Sharing Agreement (DPSA)” – Diane Montambault, VP of Operations, CCC.
Racer Machinery International: Pioneering CNC Solutions for U.S. Army’s Defense Manufacturing
For over 60 years, Racer Machinery International has offered turnkey CNC vertical turning lathes, as well as metal cutting engine lathes, machining centers and industrial saws to automotive manufacturers, and the Canadian and U.S Armed Forces.
The U.S. Army relies on CNC machines for heavy duty machining of medium to large parts of defense vehicles and other military devices. For this contract awarded to CCC and Racer Machinery International, the U.S. Army requested machines that included a Renishaw part and tool probe system, live spindle, through spindle coolant, C-axis rotary table, automatic tool changer, automatic pallet changer, linear pallet system that can fit 12 pallets and remote pendants.
CCC is the Canadian designated contracting authority for purchases over USD $250,000 by the U.S. Department of Defense (U.S. DoD). Through its free U.S. DoD Prime Contractor service, CCC partners with Canadian businesses like to Racer Machinery International to supply the U.S. DoD with made-in-Canada solutions. Last year alone, CCC helped Canadian businesses to secure US DoD contracts totaling $885 million CDN, which supported approximately 5,700 jobs across the country.