Dec. 3—MAPLE CITY — Necessity is the mother of invention — the old saying goes — but for Leelanau County inventor Don Greilick, his penchant for being a bit disorganized helped out too.
Greilick's frustration with the time and hassle of changing the tools on his Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) machine led him and his family to create an invention he calls Rapid Change ATC that he hopes will revolutionize the CNC manufacturing process for small manufacturers and hobbyists all over the world. Cnmg Insert Specification
"I'm not the most organized person," Greilick said. "I would spend more time looking for my cutters and wrenches ... and changing (tools) out with wrenches is the nemesis of every CNC operator, everybody hates it."
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