Wilke Enginuity adds new Fiber Laser Cutting Capabilities

Earlier this year, we  added a new Mazak 8,000 watt OPTIPLEX 3015 Fiber III to add to our current Laser Cutting capabilities.  This laser is one of the fastest laser cutting machines on the market, giving us the ability to produce parts even faster for our customers.   In the end, faster parts means reduced pricing and quicker turn-around for our customers.   Additionally, we are now able to cut highly reflective parts such as Copper, Brass and Galvanized Steel.  We can also cut thicker sheets, with Steel, Stainless and Aluminum up to 1” thick.

Our capabilities on this machine include Laser Cutting, Laser Engraving and Laser Marking.  It is a 2D flying optics laser-cutting system that utilizes an innovative control and drive package to deliver high performance fabrication at high speeds and accuracy.  It also includes a 2-pallet changer design with a helical rack and pinion positioning system that features high through-put and rugged construction delivers a combination of performance and value.   See it in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJDrb8B3TG0


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Wilke Enginuity has successfully completed its ISO 9001-2015 Certification

Wilke Enginuity has been ISO 9001 certified since 2010 and continues to maintain the highest quality management systems.  The Bureau Veritas organization has certified Wilke for Contract Manufacturing including Laser Cutting Services, Laser Engraving & Marking, CNC Machining, Welding, Routing, Turning, Forming of Metal and other Materials.  The updated standard focuses on quality and delivery of parts manufactured.

We employ skilled craftsmen who utilize state-of-the-art CNC laser cutting systems and Laser Fabrication to create high-end quality products. Check out our newest addition, our new highly accurate and fast 8,000 watt Fiber Optic Laser Cutting System. Your project scope is limited only by your imagination!

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Wilke Celebrates all Branches of the Military with Laser Engraved Emblems

Wilke Enginuity, located in Hanover, Pa, was contracted to create Wooden emblems to commemorate all branches of the Military: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard.  The project entailed Laser Cutting and 3-D Laser Engraving with very intricate details.  These parts were made on new laser engraving techniques which gives us additional capabilities in laser marking and engraving.  In addition to wood, we are able to work with many materials including Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminum and many Plastics. 

This project was particularly rewarding as we are so very proud of our Military and our support of Made in America initiatives. 



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Holiday Schedule

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Wilke!

We wish you and your families the brightest of holidays and we want to take this time to thank our customers, vendors and employees for a fantastic year.

In observance of the holiday we will be closed from Dec 22nd returning Jan 2, 2018.




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Wilke welcomes members of the Architectural Woodwork Institute for a plant tour

Wilke Enginuity, located in Hanover PA, hosted local members of the Archtectural Institute for a plant tour on Wednesday November 8th, 2017.  The AWI’s states on its website, https://www.awinet.org, it’s vision is to be the global leader in architectural woodwork standards, related interior finishes, industry-specific education and networking opportunities.

We had visitors including staffers at the local Southeastern division, employees of companies and students currently studying at Thaddeus Stevens Institute of Technology.

Our tour began with a quick review of Wilke’s history as told by our founder, Fred Wilke.







We toured and viewed our CNC Machining and Laser Cutting processes.











The tours were broken into three smaller groups so that our participants could ask questions about our services in CNC Machining and Laser Cutting for materials including wood, metals, plastics and more.







And we viewed Finished Parts and Assemblies.









Last Stop was our Smaller Laser Used mostly for Laser Engraving and Laser Marking Services.












Thanks to all of the Participants for allowing us to share our capabilities for the afternoon!

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Featured Projects: Laser Engraved Acrylic Map

Wilke Enginuity produces a wide variety of laser cutting and fabrication projects every month. Many projects include various materials and components for production and assembly.

Here are some examples of recent projects:
Wilke Laser Maps








Laser Engraved Acrylic Map

Wilke Cabinet Frame







Cabinet Frame: Saw cut and tube welded together





Wilke Shop Sign







The Detail Shop Sign: Laser Cut approx. 4’L x 2’H



Wilke Metal Frame









Metal Frame for Shelving: Laser cut from sheet




Wilke Wooden Sign





Loggers Lodge wooden sign: Laser Engraving – 6’W x 2’H

Contact Wilke Enginuity To Discuss Your Project or Application

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Feature Project: Laser Cut World Map

Wilke Enginuity has experience in developing laser cut world maps for use in lobbies, conference rooms, and large wall spaces. Recently, a customer consulted with Wilke to develop a world map for their lobby area. This experience helped with the consultation, design and manufacturing of the finished piece.

Laser Cut Wooden World Map After Installation

Laser Cut Wooden World Map After Installation

After the design consultation and development, Wilke Enginuity went into production and cut the World Map on a 1500 watt laser. The material is plywood with a veneer surface. Two sided tape was applied to the back of the wood before the pieces were cut out so that the customer could “peel & stick” them to the wall. Using the same laser, a Mylar template was developed so that the customer could tape the template to the wall to locate the pieces easily. The map was laid out and installed without any issues.

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Wilke Featured Projects and Products

Wilke Enginuity produces many different products and projects every day. The diversity ranges from small parts to large assemblies and components. Here is a random sampling of the variety and range of items and projects that have recently come through Wilke’s facility:

Chair Trim

Chair Trim

Chair Trim

Chair Trim

Floor Drain Inserts for Medical Facilities

Floor Drain Inserts for Medical Facilities

Latch Plate for Rail Cars

Latch Plate for Rail Cars

Glass Vapor Tube Part

Glass Vapor Tube Part

Glass Vapor Tube Parts

Glass Vapor Tube Parts

Grates for Heat Exchangers

Delrin Acrylic Plastic Parts

Grates for Heat Exchangers

Grates for Heat Exchangers

Radiation Identification Plate

Radiation Identification Plate – Individual identification numbers are added to each plate

Call Wilke Enginuity to discuss your project or application
(717) 632-5937

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Wilke Enginuity Expands its Design capabilities with 3D Printing Projects

Wilke Enginuity, Inc., located in Hanover, PA, has recently acquired the Zeus Aio Botics 3D Scanner and Printer to help our customers with expanded prototyping capabilities.

The added feature of precision scanning allows us to create your 3D models by the touch of a button. The pre-installed ZEUS OS Software manages your scans, refines your data, and converts it into a print-ready mesh model. We are now able to use the integrated precision engineering capabilities to build high quality printouts with fast turnaround for our customers. Zeus 3d printer

Wilke also features the ability to take your idea from prototype to production with a fully equipped shop with capabilities including Laser Cutting Services, Laser Engraving, CNC Machining and Fabrication Services.

07075b_5d901a044f3246e0bcac0d620dedcf97_png_srz_p_523_320_75_22_0_50_1_20_0Create your 3D models by the touch of a button! The pre-installed ZEUS OS Software manages your scans, refines your data, and converts it into a print-ready mesh model.

About Wilke:
Wilke Enginuity has been providing CNC Laser Cutting Services and CNC Machining Services to its customers for more than 25 years. We were the first laser cutting company east of the Mississippi. Today we have the latest machines available and have added laser marking and laser engraving capabilities. We also have complete CNC Machining capabilities including CNC turning, milling and routing services, CNC forming and fabrication. We work with virtually any material including aluminum, stainless, carbon, brass, bronze, alloys, plastics, wood, glass, rubber, foams and more.

As a contract manufacturer, Wilke Enginuity regularly produces a wide range of products from small components to large assemblies. For more information, please visit our website www.wilkelaser.com or call us 800-936-6201.

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Wilke Enginuity Adds New Press Brake To Increase Bending Capabilities

Wilke Enginuity recently added more capacity and capabilities to its expansive facility by installing a new AccurPress brake. The new machine holds tighter tolerances and provides greater bending consistency, especially for larger or longer parts. The new system is more efficient, with less setup time for processing each job. Wilke’s engineers and estimators are able to connect their Solidworks program directly to the machine and tap into the entire tooling library for designing, estimating and working with customer projects.


A key feature is the system includes a precision, high-end Wila Tooling system. “The tooling system is the critical part of the system to ensure accurate bends and specifications, especially with large and complex parts,” states BJ Wilke, Operations Manager for the company. “The substantial investment and upgrade gives us the ability to meet tighter tolerances, build larger components and maintain specifications throughout the bending process.” The advanced tooling system allows the operator to perform “air bending”, a method that allows for more radiuses with the same tool. “With the upgraded capabilities, we can develop flat patterns, multiple bends and tap into the entire Wila tooling library for custom or complex patterns. It is easy to run samples for each job or prototypes for customers.”

20150612_10175320150612_101813 Wila Tooling System

20150612_102028Operating system with access to tooling library

The new press brake can produce 140 tons of bending pressure and handles parts up to 10’ in length. Wilke is able to utilize the machine to develop complex products and parts that can then be welded or assembled to create components.


Part being bent to specification on the press brake


Part after bending

Examples of parts or components:
• Off-road vehicles
• Architectural Pieces
• Shelf Brackets

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