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Metal Milling, Turning, Grinding & Other Job Shop Services Compared by ILG

Portland, ME, September 18, 2011 –(– With unemployment rates continuing to rise in Maine and across the country the answer is not blaming the jobless or even political leaders in Washington, says Industrial Leaders, founder of the American Machine Shops Network. According to AMSN the solution is to help increase the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturers utilizing marketing programs such as the one the company created for Maine Machine Shops and other manufacturers at Industrial Leaders said the site is used by thousands of people regularly looking for vendors specializing in machining parts, metal plastic machining services, wire EDM (electrical discharge machining), stainless steel fabrications, metal milling, turning, grinding, finishing and other custom manufacturing solutions.

Quotations for machining parts and components can be acquired in less than 24 hours in most cases, according to at

There are over 850 job/machine shops that specialize in metal and plastic machining services profiled on the website said Industrial Leaders at

According to Joseph Bowden, spokesman for AMSN, the state of Maine has a number of small machine shops specializing in short production runs, prototyping, engine rebuilding, horizontal vertical milling, metal spinning, industrial finishing and other specialty job shop services for companies throughout Portland, Brunswick, Scarborough, Auburn, Lewiston, Biddeford, Augusta, Sanford, Bangor, South Portland and other areas throughout the Pine Tree State. Bowden said despite being more known for its vacation land, Maine is home of several world class manufacturers and hundreds of small machine/job shops scattered throughout the state serving customers locally, regionally and nationwide.

“From metal milling, stainless steel fabrications and wire EDM, to plastic machining services, metal turning, machining parts and other custom manufacturing solutions, Industrial Leaders is pleased to have founded the American Machine Shops Network to promote U.S. manufacturers all over the globe,” said Bowden. He added, “The site is basically growing on its own as more engineers, product developers, inventors, government organizations, educational institutions, entrepreneurs and companies in various industries are taking notice of the benefits AMSN offers when sourcing made-to-order parts and custom fabricated products as well as specialty jobbing shop services.” Bowden went on to say the American Machine Shops Network welcomes request for quotations for every kind of standard or complex job for virtually any application to be completed to customer specifications and standards.

About MFGpartners, a division of Industrial Leaders Group (ILG) is home of the American Machine Shops Network (AMSN). The company specializes in promoting US-based manufacturers of machined parts and components as well as other custom manufacturers. AMSN is designed to help companies, inventors, engineers and others find the most suitable machine shop offering a variety of CNC machining, fabrication, prototyping, foundry casting and other contract manufacturing solutions. AMSN also owns, the leading custom manufacturing marketplace.

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