Eastman Machine Co.

Manufacturer of manually operated and automated (CNC) cutting systems engineered for cutting composites; the product offering also includes material-handling equipment, software packages and a range of accessories to streamline the operational flow from parts design through finished cut component.

779 Washington St.
Buffalo, NY 14203 US

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A Message from Eastman Machine Co.

Eastman Conveyor Cutting System

Taking Continuous Cutting to New Heights Eastman's conveyor system boasts supreme capabilities for single- to low-ply cutting requirements.

Eastman Multi-Ply Cutting System

Your Top-to-Bottom Solution Precise system operations, driven by state-of-the-art motion control communications combine to offer an industry-leading solution for medium- to high-ply cutting of flexible material goods.

Business growth worldwide for 2018

Eastman is actively seeking independent sales representatives in targeted regions of North and South America; Northern Africa; and Europe.

C125 to be featured in Paris

Eastman Machine Company (Buffalo, NY) will demonstrate conveyorized digital cutting and material handling for reinforcement materials including glass, carbon and aramid as well as nonwoven core materials during JEC World in Paris, March 6-8.

Generations of Leadership

Eastman's President and CEO, Robert L.

As Seen In CompositesWorld

Eastman Machine Talon 25x cutting table.

CAMX 2018 preview: Eastman Machine
Eastman Machine Co. (Buffalo, NY, USA) is showing the Talon 25x cutting table, designed to automatically pull stacked material plies from the spreading table to a modular, bristle-block conveyor bed for reciprocating knife cutting of up to 1.18 inches/30 mm of compressed material goods.

Carving a niche via the new, the different and the difficult
Van Horn Aviation seized a real opportunity in helicopter blades, with little composites acumen but big desire. The rest is history worth reading.

Kanfit

Thriving aerospace pioneer builds business in the air and on land
Aerospace tier supplier Kanfit Ltd. is expanding, offering both composite and metal parts for applications in an expanding range of high-performance markets.

CW Plant Tour: Aeris Energy, Caucaia, Brazil
This young, up-and-coming wind blade manufacturer was founded to serve the Brazilian wind energy market, but it’s poised to do much more.

CAMX 2016 preview: Eastman Machine
Eastman Machine Co. (Buffalo, NY, US) will present its Eagle S125 Static table cutting system.

Harris Corp., Rochester, NY, US
High-technology telescope and space structures expertise has its roots in legacy Kodak programs.

GE Aviation, Batesville, MS, US
With a supply chain busy making commercial jet engines like the GE90, GEnx, LEAP and GE9X, GE Aviation has invested heavily in its composites capabilities in Batesville.

Green resins: Closer to maturity
As more players approach the market, R&D expands, but overall market growth in the composites arena is still slow but steady.

CAMX 2015: More green, more customization, more growth
CAMX, the second year, was in interesting event, marked by a lot of enthusiasm, a lot of innovation and many new products.

CAMX offers unprecedented new product access
CAMX 2014, Oct. 13-16 in Orlando, Fla., promises to be North America's largest ever composites trade show and conference. As a result, exhibitors are coming to the event with a wide array of new and existing materials, machinery, software and technology designed to help make composites fabrication faster, easier and more adaptable. CompositesWorld has been gathering information from CAMX exhibitors about what they will be featuring and introducing in their booths. This week's CAMX newsletter offers a preview of some of what you will find on the show floor.

CAMX 2014 preview: Eastman Machine
Eastman Machine Co. (Buffalo, N.Y., USA) will introduce at CAMX a new automatic cutting system model and demonstrate several composites-configured manual cutting machines.

Automated flatbed cutters: Reliability ensures productivity
Flatbed cutting system suppliers discuss a key concern, from their customers' point of view: machine reliability.

Automated cutting accelerates
Software/hardware advances and peripheral equipment make flatbed cutters essential to automated production scenarios.

Carbon landing gear leg cushions UAV landing
Using its Lost Core Resin Transfer Molding (LCRTM) system, Wichita, Kan.-based Fiber Dynamics Inc. manufactured the main landing gear strut for the Predator B MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle.

The structural grid: Prefabrication
Digitally designed and cut, preformed and preinfused stringers and bulkheads reduce boat weight, labor and cycle time and improve boatbuilder process control.

Eastman Machine celebrates 125 years in business
George Eastman invented the first electric fabric-cutting machine in 1888 for the textile industry. Eastman's machines today are used to cut glass, carbon and other fabric forms.

News Briefs: Sept. 13, 2011
Argosy names Richard Rocco president and COO; Axion International Holdings brand names composite railroad ties EcoTrax; Eastman Machine CEO Stevenson featured in Friedman/Mandelbaum book.

COMPOSITES 2011 Product Showcase
Composite Technology magazine's review of the goings-on at COMPOSITES 2011, this year’s edition of the American Composites Manufacturers Assn.’s (ACMA, Arlington, Va.) annual trade show and conference (Feb. 2-4, Greater Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center, Fla.).

Roll stand feeds conveyorized cutters
Cutting systems manufacturer Eastman Machine Co. has introduced the Power Roll Stand, engineered to introduce rolled material goods for spreading onto a fully automated, conveyor cutting system.

IBEX 2010: Looking up in Louisville
A new location helps regenerate a recession-battered industry, drawing in more exhibitors and attendees than in 2009.

Product Categories of Eastman Machine Co.

Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Auxiliary processing equipment
    • CAD/CAM/CAE hardware/software
    • Computer controls and software
    • Cutting equipment, manual
    • Drilling and cutting tools
    • Material handling equipment
    • Printing/marking equipment
    • Slitters
    • Trimming equipment
    • Cutting equipment, flatbed, computerized
      • Cutting equipment, knife
  • Composite repair equipment
    • Repair kits and equipment
Fabricating services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
  • Thermoset materials
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining