SLS System Speeds Pump Development at EMP

“Instead of going through pattern-making, casting and machining—a 16-week process—we can have prototype impellers and volutes made in a couple of days.” David Allen, Engineered Machined Products

Engineered Machined Products Inc. (EMP) of Escanaba, Mich., is the largest diesel pump manufacturer in the U.S. and one of the fastest growing manufacturing companies in Michigan. Its customers include diesel engine OEM giants such as Cummins, Caterpillar, Navistar, John Deere and Detroit Diesel.

“Our customers come to us, not so much with pump designs, but with specifications,” explains David Allen, vice president for product development and engineering. “We work off these specs to design, build and test pumps for them. Then we help bring the pump all the way into production.”


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