Stories of Earl Brinkman: Dad’s Sayings

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Dad was well known for many of his favorite sayings. “How are you Earl?” would invariably be answered with, “Right in the pink!” But he had many more which just keep on surfacing in my vocabulary. Here are some of the ones that I remember and sometimes practice. Sayings: Earl W. Brinkman The transgressor never […]



Davenport Announces 24-Hour Delivery for Cams

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Davenport Machine now offers 24-hour delivery for cams. We also offer drastically reduced delivery time for custom engineered cams. All customers providing Davenport with custom requirements will receive cams in just 4 business days. For more information, contact the Davenport team today.


Davenport’s Multi-Spindle Machine Published in “Production Machining”

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Production Machining has featured Davenport Machine’s tools and technology in an article titled, “Competing on a Multi-Spindle.” For many high-volume applications, multi-spindle automatics are the right technology for production machining. Increasingly, that production efficiency has been pressured by changes in the needs of shops in the form of shorter run jobs and higher tolerances. This […]


Davenport Machine, Inc. Launches Technical Services Group

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Davenport Machine, Inc., a Brinkman International Group company, announced the formation of its new Technical Services Group, a division tasked with supporting the needs of customers gaining new business in the recent economic recovery and growth in the manufacturing sector. The Technical Services Group will draw on the company’s extensive knowledge base and legacy archives […]


Davenport Announces Davenport HP Pickoff and 2-Station Back Working Attachments

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New Servo Pickoff and 2-Station Back Working Attachments are now available as optional equipment on the Davenport HP and 5-Spindle Automatic Screw Machine. These attachments add more flexibility to the machine and allow operators to become more efficient by eliminating costly secondary operations that require transfer and set-up on other machines. The combination of these […]


Davenport Machine Offers Operator Training Course In Partnership With PMPA

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Davenport Machine will host a hands-on, five-day Operator Training course at our facility in Rochester, New York, February 20-24, 2006. The course was developed in response to industry trends showing companies in need of proper training to remain competitive in today’s market. The course is designed for Davenport operators with one to two years experience. […]


New High Precision HP Head is Now Standard on Davenport HP

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The emphasis and benefit of using a Davenport machine is the speed, or cycle-time, of producing parts and the versatility of attachments for a variety of operations to be performed on a single part. These attachments often eliminate second operations or set-ups enabling the part to be dropped off the machine fully completed. The design […]


A Note from Bob Brinkman: It’s “Not My Father’s” Davenport

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I have noticed a decidedly disconcerting attitude among some in the industry that the Davenport Five Spindle Automatic Screw Machine is “Old” technology. Because if it isn’t CNC, fiber optic or made of Kevlar it’s obsolete. That opinion couldn’t be farther from the truth. After all, the wheel was discovered eons ago but it is […]


Davenport Sees Rebound from Recession

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The recent recession may not be completely over but the economy is definitely picking up. The stock market is recovering, consumer confidence is rising and automobiles are starting to leave the factories again. At Davenport we see many customers who were down thirty, forty and fifty percent in 2009 from 2008 sales levels coming to […]