A manufacturer of a miniature CNC machine came to us asking for a low cost C5 precision ballscrew. The lead time from their current supplier had extended to 40 weeks. The OEM uses over 1000 units per year, so it required quick turn around to both allow them to test as well as to get production units in their hands in a timely manner so their production line was not interrupted. We received samples in 3 weeks, and sent them off for evaluation.
The customer measured and tested the screws to find they were of superior quality to the units they had been receiving. The customer placed a production order which was received in 5 weeks, and now there is no delivery issue because Mach Motion Products holds inventory for them. The lead time for their product now is one day.