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Reel Engineering

Manufactured Parts in Action

Join GSC and Ellison Technologies as we guide you through the journey of integrating your design to manufacturing process! Experience firsthand the latest engineering design software and manufacturing techniques working in tandem, including SOLIDWORKS software and DN-Solutions machine tools for production, all showcased within the Ellison Technologies Showroom.

The first 100 attendees can build and take home their very own fly fishing reel made from technology featured during our event!

  • June 27, 2024

  • Open doors: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Ellison Technologies Houston, TX

    3403 North Sam Houston Pkwy W #100

Engineering Software On Display


3D CAD design engineering software for complex design modeling


Simulation for product design


Simulation of your factory floor and machine kinematics for 5-axis milling and turning


CNC programming software for machine tools


Validate part performance before 3D printing with Simulation in Eiger software


See Manufacturing in Motion

Design Phase

  • Explore 3D CAD software and the initial design phase of the fly fishing reel, seeing how it facilitates design ideation and iteration.
  • Learn about advanced design tools and techniques for optimizing part geometry and functionality.

Prototyping Phase

  • Get an introduction to simulation software for virtual testing and validation of designs.
  • Experience the full capabilities of 3D printing technologies for rapid prototyping, part creation, and iterative development. See how 3D printing was used for functional prototyping, workholding, and end-of-arm tooling for creating the fly fishing reel.

Engineering Phase

  • Discover the engineering services we offer, including design optimization and material selection.
  • See how our training and consulting services help improve product designs, optimize machining strategies, reduce cycle times, and improve part quality.

Production Phase

  • Watch the final production of the fly fishing reel in person on a range of machines.
  • Learn how we assist in the implementation of best practices and advanced manufacturing techniques into production facilities.
  • Discover our comprehensive range of machining solutions, including CNC turning, milling, grinding, and 3D printing, for high-volume production.

Machine Technology On Display

DN Solutions DVF 5000
5-axis Vertical Machining Center

DN Solutions DNM 5700
3-axis VMC with high-column

DN Solutions PUMA TT1800SY
Multi-Turret Horizontal


Marubeni Citizen-Cincom Inc.
Swiss-type turning centers

Doosan Robotics Cobot M1013
Collaborative Robot (cobot)

Industrial-grade 3D printing solutions


Sign up to attend today!