Custom Force Interiors is a family owned and operated business and was established in 2008. They design and build made-to-measure cabinetry for domestic and commercial entities. They manufacture 2 Pac cabinetry doors as well as design and make one-off face designs to suite the client’s specific requirements.
Since its inception, the company has grown from strength to strength. Originally trading from the family's property, the business is now operating from a large factory premises in Laverton North, Melbourne. The new premises can accommodate the increasing demand for product and has the capacity to house machinery that their previous location could not. With the company’s consistent growth and new premises, the owners decided that it was time to invest in new machinery to deliver sophisticated design and increase their production capabilities. When it came to making a decision about the purchase of a flat bed router, the company owners didn’t hesitate in choosing Biesse Group Australia as their supplier. Their reputation for quality products and after sales service instilled a level of confidence for Custom Force Interiors that has not been misplaced.
When the machine was commissioned Biesse technicians provided complete onsite training, but what impressed us most was the patience of the instructor; he made sure we understood each topic before moving to the next.
“The addition of the Klever 1224 Flatbed Router to our business in November 2011 has already saved us money, we can now manufacture our products more efficiently and this allows Custom Force Interiors to be more competitive” Alfred Borg explains. "Before we purchased our Biesse router we were cutting everything on a panel saw and then boring all holes on a multibore, which was quite time consuming. Now with the Biesse we can machine a kitchen in a few hours with very little waste. Our production has increased and this solution allows us to produce all items in-house giving us the capabilities to manufacture anything".
The owners and designers at Custom Force Interiors were impressed at how their newly acquired machinery, and the software that was included, have supported their sales and production process. The process begins with an initial client meeting to determine their unique needs and specifications. All measurements are taken on-site and the design process begins. Designs are produced using state-of-the-art software to create 3-dimensional drawings. These drawings help clients visualise how their ideas can become a reality. Once a design is approved by the client the drawing dimensions are transferred directly to the newly acquired BiesseWorks software. BiesseWorks provides commands to the Klever CNC Flatbed Router, ensuring accuracy of cutting and boring and resulting in cleanly-finished individual parts. This ensures that individual components fit together comfortably for a professional and quality finished product. "BiesseWorks software is fantastic, you don't need any other add-ins, with the software you can program any design easily” says Alfred, who is also the company designer. “I have used a lot of different CNC routers in my career and all kinds of software; I have found BiesseWorks to be the most efficient because of how easy it is to write programs in the fully parametric programming system. In cabinet construction and door making, parametric programming is very important. It saves time in writing program after program since there are a lot of odd sizes, one program can do all sections of that item. Also, you can transfer drawings from AutoCAD by DXF and with tooling set in AutoCAD".
BiesseNest, nesting software provided with Biesse machines, can also help minimise material waste. “Once the components have been nested, if you don't like the way it's placed on the sheet, you can move or rotate that item. It’s a great feature that other software from different suppliers doesn’t have. Nesting is done very easily as I transfer my designs straight to BiesseNest”.
“Biesse staff were very helpful, having lots of knowledge about their product. When the machine was commissioned Biesse technicians provided complete onsite training, but what impressed us most was the patience of the instructor; he made sure we understood each topic before moving to the next”. The addition of the Klever 1224 G FT Router to the suite of tools at the disposal of Custom Force Interiors has resulted in a more efficient work process, increasing the capacity of the company to meet growing demand. The high standards of work finish expected by the company owners is better supported through the use of the flatbed router as poor finish resulting from inaccurate cutting is virtually eliminated. The company objectives of innovative design and superior quality are able to be delivered through the use of Biesse equipment. Custom Force Interiors is looking forward to their continued association with Biesse as their company reputation for innovative design and superior quality is enhanced by the advanced technology offered with Biesse equipment.
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