Very positive dynamics

Today Dixi Polytool opens its premises in le Locle. After several months of work and important investments, the company presents itself under a new image.

With the consolidation of the R &D and Applications departments, new developments are closer to the needs of the markets and new products are immediately tested within this cell.
With the consolidation of the R&D and Applications departments, new developments are closer to the needs of the markets and new products are immediately tested within this cell.

In the spring of 2012, the company approached the architect’s office to redesign its 7’000 m2 of surface. The goals? Improve the thermal values of the building, improve working conditions and also act positively on the company’s image as well as prepare the implementation of Lean Manufacturing. All self-financed!

A pleasing trend
For several years, Dixi Polytool is in the steam of a very positive dynamics and its evolution is not limited to its building, the investment rate in state-of-the-art production means is considerable at more than 10% of the turnover per year. Dixi is clearly becoming a major player in the field of cutting tools for both small and precise.
 
Many new products in 2014
Specialized in the realization of micro tools in solid carbide and diamond, shaped tools and precision reamers as well as special tools on request, it is more than 11’000 references that Dixi offers to its customers. And it innovates constantly. Mr. Schuler, CEO, explains: “We have the chance to be at the heart of the market and in direct contact daily with our customers, this enables us to continually find new solutions”. So as to fully stick to the demands of the market, Customers Applications and R&D departments have been merged in 2013. Dynamics and customer orientation have been extensively developed. In this respect the Director concludes: “In micromachining (up to 20 mm in standard) we have the image of a provider ready for challenges and going further”. Customers looking for effective and reliable solutions are well aware of this.

Don’t miss our next issue for the full interview of M. Schuler.

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Pierre Castella, Vice-President of Dixi at the inauguration.
Pierre Castella, Vice-President of Dixi at the inauguration.
Marc Schuler, CEO of Dixi Polytool presenting the Lean anufacturing project to the authorities and invited companies.
Marc Schuler, CEO of Dixi Polytool presenting the Lean anufacturing project to the authorities and invited companies.
The print media and television answered positively to the invitation to discover "the new" Dixi polytool.
The print media and television answered positively to the invitation to discover “the new” Dixi Polytool.
Even if the lean manufacturing project is not finished yet and that machines are moving around regularly, the workshop is nice and people completely involved in the company's success.
Even if the Lean Manufacturing project is not finished yet and that machines are moving around regularly, the workshop is nice and people completely involved in the company’s success.

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DIXI Polytool S.A.
37 the Technicum av.
CH-2400 Le Locle
Tel. + 41 32 933 51 22
Fax + 41 32 931 89 16
[email protected]
www.dixipolytool.com

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