We like HAAS machinery because it's what we started with and it's tried and true. Plus, with all of the throughput from our 5-axis work centers, we needed more machines to help perform all of the finishing operations. As soon as they were installed, we saw immediate productivity gains - but we didn't stop there. With all of the extended travel of the new VF4 we wondered how much more productive it would be if it were outfitted with another tombstone rotary. So what did we do? The tombstone rotary was installed shortly after and it still left us enough space to keep a vice for material prep, finishing ops, and short-run jobs. Another win for the CEI team.