Industry: Consumer Electronics

Microsoft Case Study

Consumer Electronics: “Inside Microsoft’s Secret Design Lab” Where Microsoft Employs a Fleet of DATRON M8Cube Machines for a Range of Prototyping and Short-Run Jobs to Develop Parts for the Surface and Other Consumer Electronic Devices

“Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President, Panos Panay, says, “This is like a big toy factory” when speaking about their R&D operation in Redmond, WA. This state-of-the-art facility, along with the many DATRON high-speed CNC machining centers there, was recently featured by CNN in a piece called “Inside Microsoft’s secret design lab”. Like a kid in a candy store Panay continues, “You can spend days and weeks and build anything on the planet in this building!”

“Thinner and lighter, thinner and lighter, thinner and lighter. Grams, tens of grams are a huge currency for us.”

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