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Advanced Fabrication Group LLC

Advanced fabrication process development & application to manufacturing complex parts from new ultra hard materials.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location Dallas, TX, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2013
  • Employees 0
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Company Summary

AFG specializes in the automated (CAD-to-part) precision manufacture of low volume, high value-add complex parts in ultra-hard materials. Application of these materials has been limited due to a lack of manufacturing techniques capable of yielding precision complex-geometries. AFG is addressing through development of a patent pending process combined with proprietary process, tool, and material characterization data. Initial market: Aerospace.


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    Kenneth J. Overton

    Began career as a Research Scientist for GE and has focused the last 25 years on leading development and transitioning of advanced technology into products and services. Successfully built and led organizations across multiple industries: Aerospace, medical information systems, broadcasting, commercial software, and educational and consulting services. Operational experience ranges from developing and managing R&D programs to P&L management.

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    Kevin John Arruda

    Formally educated in Aerospace Engineering (B.S.) and Mechanical Engineering (M.Eng. in progress) at the WPI. GE Edison Engineer in GE Aviation in both the Systems Division and in the Assembly Test and Overhaul Group. Six years of CNC machine operation and programming. Machine Lab Director at WPI and instructor at the Haas Technical Education Center. Lead CNC process development engineer at an advanced ceramics grinding facility.

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    Gregory J. Overton

    Robotics Engineering (B.S.) and Manufacturing Engineering (M.S.) degrees from WPI. Formal military training from the US Air Force . 7 years in advanced CNC operation and development including CNC production engineer at Venture Research, PackBot Mechanical Team at iRobot Inc., and prototyping engineer at Troy Industries. Machine Lab Director at WPI and instructor at the Haas Technical Education Center, teaching an Advanced Machine Operator course.


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    Kevin Vela, Vela | Keller