GA26W and GP26W space-saving CNC precision cylindrical grinders from Okuma
Posted at: Dec 12

 
 
Okuma has developed the GA26W and GP26W cylindrical grinders with wheelhead traverse systems that improve ease of use in small footprints.

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DMG MORI to highlight industry 4.0 solutions at IMTEX 2017
Posted at: Dec 12

 
DMG MORI is promoting CELOS as an elementary basis of the transition to full digitization of production process chains
“Industry 4.0” is dominating discussions of the future like nothing else, particularly in the machine tool design sector.

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Mazak HQR-250MY+Tailstock Delivers DONE IN ONE Shaft Work
Posted at: Dec 12

 
The Mazak HQR-250MY+Tailstock Multi-Tasking Turning Center delivers faster cycle times and more efficiency than other comparable machines thanks to its advanced Y-axis machining capability, twin-turrets, fully programmable tailstock and leading edge MAZATROL SmoothG CNC.

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Bicycle Milled From Solid Stock
Posted at: Nov 18

 
With its mountain bike frame milled from solid stock, North Bucks Machining Ltd, based in Milton Keynes, UK, has created a new reference workpiece that demonstrates the many possibilities offered by the hyperMILL® CAM suite from OPEN MIND Technologies.

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New service app from Schuler
Posted at: Nov 18

 
By means of a smartphone, customers can get in contact with the service in order to receive expert help directly at their facility.
Competent help directly at the facility: The new free service app from Schuler makes exactly that possible.

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Ifind app includes all online solutions from Sandvik Coromant
Posted at: Oct 26

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Heat-shrink: the SFC 600 makes the manufacturing of camshafts noticeably more flexible
Posted at: Oct 26

 
Composite camshafts are increasing in importance, as they decrease in weight, providing more opportunities for automotive manufacturers. The heat-shrink processachieves new levels of flexibility thanks to the new SFC 600 heat-shrink machine from EMAG.

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Smart Assist makes setup easier
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Smart grippers react flexibly to their environment
Posted at: Oct 12

 
Modern production is characterized by volatile markets, short product lifecycles, increasingly diverse ranges and rising price pressure. “The Industry 4.0 trend should be understood as a response to this,” explained SCHUNK Managing Director Dr.

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Five-axis machine from MAZAK produces medical parts without wasted capabilities
Posted at: Oct 12

 
When machining unique medical devices used to administer radiation treatments for cancer patients, high quality and fast turnaround is of utmost importance. Luckily, Sanford, Florida-based .(dot)decimal has found a way to achieve both.

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WIDIA’s new disc-style carbide-tipped reamer offers modular flexibility and performance
Posted at: Sep 26

 
WIDIA’s Top Ream platform covers the majority of hole finishing needs, with diameters up to 42 mm (1.65 in.) and a range of edge preps and geometries available The three keys to hole quality are diametral accuracy, form and position, and surface finish.

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New EC-H4S-CF endmills from ISCAR with corner Radii
Posted at: Sep 26

 
Following market demand, ISCAR is expanding the options of the EC-H4S-CF endmills family by adding tools with corner radii to the already existing chamfered corner tools.
The new EC-H4S-CF endmills with corner radii are available in 6.

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Mazak SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY empowers manufacturers
Posted at: Sep 21

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Makino unveils ProNetConneX: The IIoT Interface for a New Era of Industry
Posted at: Sep 21

 
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has arrived on factory floors, and Makino’s new ProNetConneX provides the data and connectivity necessary for Intelligent Factories to rapidly respond to fluctuating market demands.

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Gleason introduces the P90CD and P90iC horizontal hobbing machines
Posted at: Sep 6

 
Gleason Corporation introduces the P90CD and P90iC Horizontal Hobbing Machines.
Now, two new machines from the P-Series enhance the current model line to provide optimized solutions for specific applications which require high productivity and efficiency.

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Makino at IMTS 2016: Where human ingenuity meets automation
Posted at: Sep 6

 
 
With abundant opportunities for growth in the North American manufacturing market, Makino is set to demonstrate the latest machining and automation solutions to keep businesses thriving at the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), Sept.

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“Since using Equator we have reduced part production cost by 27%”
Posted at: Aug 25

 
 The quality of the products a company produces, and their assurance of that quality, can mean all the difference to successfully acquiring contracts. Maintaining that quality also significantly increases the chances of repeat business.

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TRUMPF achieves sales growth of 3 percent
Posted at: Aug 15

 
Mechanical engineering company publishes preliminary figures for 2015/16 fiscal year: Sales slightly higher than previous year at 2.8 billion euros.At the end of fiscal year 2015/16, ending June 30, 2016, the TRUMPF Group successfully registered a 3 percent increase in sales.

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Grindel Gears boosts its industrial capability
Posted at: Aug 15

 
Gleason Pfauter CNC Gear Shaping Machine P600/800 ES Grindel Gears will give a greater added value to our facilities by means of their 2015-2017 strategic plan which includes our recent investment of 1.4 million euros, a figure which could reach 2.

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Broadening the range for more in-depth drilling options
Posted at: Aug 15

 
 
With the DC150 Perform, Walter brought a high-quality solid carbide drill family with an excellent price/performance ratio to market.

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Metal 3D printing pushes the boundaries in Moto2™ through defiant innovation
Posted at: Jul 29

 
In the high-octane world of MotoGP™ motorcycle racing, technical enhancements can have a big impact.

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Solid-carbide end mills with smaller neck diameters increase application range
Posted at: Jul 29

 
The Jabro®-Solid2 JS554 range of solid-carbide end mills gains further utility and versatility with smaller neck diameter options.

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Competence in ceramics
Posted at: Jul 19

 
The MicroCeram GmbH is active in the area of injection moulding of ceramic high-speed materials and has more than 25 years of experience in the field of technical ceramics. The MicroCeram GmbH possess modern production equipment at the location in Meissen – nearby Dresden.

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HyperMILL with greater performance and ease of use
Posted at: Jul 19

OPEN MIND Technologies AG, a leading manufacturer of CAD/CAM solutions now introduces hyperMILL 2016.2 with a host of optimisations in 2D, 3D, 5-axis and HPC machining that will boost performance and ease of use.

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Geometric announces the immediate release of STL Workbench for Onshape users
Posted at: Jul 11

 
Geometric Americas, a global leader in engineering and manufacturing software, announced the launch of STL Workbench, a powerful set of tools to assist a diverse set of requirements associated to creating and processing STL 3D meshes.

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GF wins major global order for lightweight car components
Posted at: Jul 11

 
 
GF Automotive, a division of GF, has received a major global order for passenger cars’ structural parts from a well-known European car manufacturer. The contract amounts to EUR 84 million. The components will be simultaneously produced in Europe, China and the US as of 2018.

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Mazak Will Debut New VARIAXIS i-800T at IMTS 2016
Posted at: Jun 28

 
 
At IMTS, Mazak will unveil its new VARIAXIS i-800T Multi-Tasking Machine developed specifically to enhance milling operations and significantly boost productivity – especially for those manufacturers in the aerospace industry.

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TRUMPF introduces condition and trend analysis for lasers in connected manufacturing
Posted at: Jun 28

 
New TruConnect modules optimize availability and utilization of connected laser systems – monitoring system makes processes transparent
An essential prerequisite for success in Industry 4.

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The new LG- 1000 Grinding machine from Danobat is ideal for highly complex parts
Posted at: Jun 17

 
The DANOBAT LG-1000 grinding machine is the largest model in its range. This is an external and internal horizontal grinding machine, capable of grinding parts within a maximum between-centres distance of 1000 mm.

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FARO Introduces the Factory Robo-Imager
Posted at: Jun 13

 
FARO Technologies, Inc.

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Hexagon acquires AICON 3D Systems, a leading provider of optical 3D metrology
Posted at: Jun 13

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Mazak certifies CNC Software incorporated as newest VIP partner
Posted at: Jun 6

 
 
Mazak has certified CNC Software Inc., a leading developer and supplier of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software, as the newest member of its Value Inspired Partners (VIP) technology program.

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Hypertherm announces ProNest 2017
Posted at: Jun 6

 
Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, today announced a major version upgrade to its ProNest® advanced CAD/CAM nesting software for automated cutting.

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DMG MORI confirms annual forecast for 2016
Posted at: Jun 1

 

Sales revenues amounted to $ 603.7 million (previous year: $ 600.39 million)
Order intake reached $ 659.7 million (previous year: $ 654.8 million)
EBT was $ 28.7 million (previous year: $ 31.1 million)
Earnings after taxes amounted to $ 20.

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Solid ceramic endmills from Kennametal help this aerospace job shop meet a critical delivery date
Posted at: Jun 1

 
Most shops evaluate new cutting tools in an effort to reduce machining time, increase tool life, or improve part quality, and sometimes all three. Stellar Precision Components Ltd., a Tier II aerospace supplier in Jeanette, Pennsylvania, did it for an entirely different reason.

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Mazak will Raise the Bar in Manufacturing Technology at IMTS 2016
Posted at: May 17

 
 
Company to unveil groundbreaking innovations designed to drive the industry’s future
The stage is set for Mazak Corporation to raise the manufacturing technology bar at IMTS.

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Kyocera to acquire 100% ownership of US-based solid tool manufacturer
Posted at: May 17

 
Acquisition of SGS Tool Company to enable total solutions provision for further expansion of cutting tool business.
Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi) recently announced that it has completed a share purchase agreement regarding the U.

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Hermle open house more popular than ever
Posted at: May 9

 
The number of visitors to this year’s Open House in Gosheim was overwhelming. On Friday alone, Hermle AG welcomed more than 1000 visitors to Gosheim.

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Seco adds larger insert sizes to T4-12 square shoulder, helical milling cutters
Posted at: May 9

 
By adding larger insert sizes to its popular T4-12 line of square shoulder and helical milling cutters, Seco allows parts manufacturers to achieve increased depths of cut and higher metal removal rates when roughing and semi-finishing steel, cast iron and other workpiece materials.

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IMS-A Integrated Measuring System From Rexroth: Absolute, Inductive and Precise
Posted at: Apr 27

 
Guide and measuring device in one: The IMS-A integrated measuring system captures the absolute position inductively with a high degree of precision, even under mechanical loads and in polluted environ
Linear guides with absolute value recording as accurate as glass scales, but more robust.

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KOMET has developed a 6xD indexable insert high-performance drill bit
Posted at: Apr 25

 
KOMET has developed a 6xD indexable insert high-performance drill bit that retains its stability even when working without a centring point or guide rails.
5xD is as good as it gets when it comes to the length/diameter ratio of drilling tools.

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AMRC partners with DMG MORI for additive and subtractive manufacture
Posted at: Apr 25

 
The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing is using a DMG MORI LASERTEC 65 3D in its research into applications for additive and subtractive manufacture.

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The Tornos family is now expanding with the introduction of the new Swiss GT 13 machine
Posted at: Mar 28

 
The engineers at Tornos have worked tirelessly to develop a new machine concept that more than satisfies the customers’ low capital cost and high performance demands.

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GF Machining Solutions’ wire-cutting EDM machines take micro machining to the extreme
Posted at: Mar 28

 

A new degree of precision to achieve extreme accuracies on machine positioning and pitch is now possible with GF Machining Solutions’ hallmark AgieCharmilles CUT 1000 X, CUT 1000 X OilTech, CUT 2000 X, CUT 2000 X OilTech and CUT 3000 X machines.

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Makino introduces its EDNC21 sinker electrical discharge machine (EDM) with dual heads
Posted at: Mar 21

 
Makino introduces its EDNC21 sinker electrical discharge machine (EDM) with dual heads that provide an industry-changing advantage by improving productivity and lowering the tool build time for large molds.

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Automotive toolmaker standardises on Delcam’s PowerINSPECT across all devices
Posted at: Mar 16

 
Over the past five years, German automotive toolmaker Konrad Schäfer Modell und Formenbau has switched all its static and portable CMMs, as well as its hand scanners, to Delcam’s PowerINSPECT inspection software.

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Walter BLAXX M3024 heptagon cutter provides high metal removal
Posted at: Mar 14

 
With its soft, positive cutting action, the new Walter BLAXX M3024 heptagon cutter achieves high metal removal rates, even on relatively low-performance machines.

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DMG MORI will impress visitors at the Industrie Paris 2016 with advanced machine tools
Posted at: Mar 9

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Walter AG retains “Preferred Supplier” status for Bosch
Posted at: Mar 9

 
For the third time, the Tübingen-based specialist in high-tech metal cutting tools has been awarded the “Preferred Supplier” certificate from Robert Bosch GmbH.

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The intelligent and powerful EGL enables flexible and efficient handling processes.
Posted at: Feb 21

 
The SCHUNK EGL 90 mechatronic parallel gripper combines power and intelligence: with variable gripping force between 50 and 600 N it is one of the most powerful and flexible mechatronic grippers on the market and was specifically developed for industrial applications.

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ISCAR launches tailor made adjustable multi-toothed reamers for cast iron applications
Posted at: Feb 17

 
ISCAR-WERTEC’s offers dedicated reaming solutions with adjustable multi-toothed reamers and tangentially clamped inserts, which dramatically increase productivity in many different cast iron reaming operations.

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Competitive Advantage with HyperMILL for 5th Axis Inc
Posted at: Feb 10

 
Eleven years ago in San Diego, California two experienced and motivated entrepreneurs, Steve Grangetto and Chris Taylor co-founded 5th Axis, Inc.

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Prometec GmbH becomes part of Sandvik Coromant
Posted at: Feb 10

 
Sandvik Coromant strengthens its offering in Digital Manufacturing by the acquisition of the German company Prometec GmbH, based in Aachen.


Prometec is a leading supplier of advanced solutions for monitoring and control of machining processes in production machines.

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Geometric announces ‘Machine to the Mean’ capabilities for CAMWorks 2016
Posted at: Feb 1

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Walter launches Titex DB133 Supreme solid carbide micro twist drills
Posted at: Feb 1

 
The new Walter Titex DB133 Supreme solid carbide micro twist drills are the key to establishing precise, reliable working processes and achieving significantly longer tool life.

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An old invention making new impressions
Posted at: Jan 27

 
Stainless steel is a vitally important material for many industries around the world. Even though it was created more than 100 years ago, use of the material has increased significantly since the turn of the 21st century.

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CNCJobs.Net to Partner With PracticalMachinist.com
Posted at: Jan 27

 
 
CNCJobs.Net, the first niche job board to take on high performance manufacturing will be working in cooperation with the world’s largest online community of metalworking professionals practicalmachist.com With over 10.

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FARO launches Smart 3D imager arrays – A new class of automated metrology sensor
Posted at: Jan 19

 
FARO Technologies, Inc, announces highly adaptable 3D imager arrays that promise to drive automated industrial manufacturing metrology processes to the next level.
The new FARO Cobalt 3D Imager is equipped with dedicated on-board processors – an industry first.

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Delcam adds robot for additive manufacturing research
Posted at: Jan 19

 
Delcam has added an ABB robot fitted with a Fronius CMT Advanced welding head to the range of manufacturing equipment at its Birmingham site.

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The new X9 Mill from Mastercam offers expanded machining flexibility
Posted at: Jan 19

 
Mastercam X9 Mill offers expanded machining flexibility and an increased emphasis on speed and automation. 2D High Speed Toolpaths, 3D enhancements, and Multiaxis features combine with dozens of additional new enhancements in a package intended to improve shop floor productivity.

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Grind Master Automation dispatches 25th Robot
Posted at: Jan 14

 
Grind Master has a history of building Special Purpose Machines for Metal Finishing and Deburring Applications. For components requiring complex motions for processing, Robotics opened a new avenue for Automation.

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Multiple accolades for ArtCAM users at Coin Of The Year Awards
Posted at: Jan 6

 
Mints using Delcam’s ArtCAM CADCAM software to produce their designs were winners in multiple categories at the 2016 Coin Of The Year (COTY) Awards.

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Mastercam integrates Adveon Tool Library
Posted at: Jan 6

 
CNC Software, Inc. and Sandvik Coromant have announced that they will be working together to integrate the Adveon™ Tool Library with Mastercam®. Adveon will help Mastercam users to further improve machining productivity and security, and save time during machine set-up.

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DMG MORI to highlight latest CNC technologies at Open House event at DECKEL MAHO Pfronten
Posted at: Jan 5

 
By beginning of the year, DMG MORI will once again underline its high level of innovation at the Open House at DECKEL MAHO in Pfronten.

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Makino Expands EDNC-Series Line with New EDNC10, EDNC15, EDNC20 Sinker EDMs
Posted at: Jan 4

 
Makino announces the latest expansion to its lineup of EDNC-Series sinker EDM machines, the EDNC10, EDNC15 and EDNC20.

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VARGUS launched its groundbreaking line of GROOVEX tool solutions
Posted at: Jan 4

 
 
VARGUS Ltd., the leading supplier of premium thread turning and thread milling solutions and hand deburring tools, launched its groundbreaking line of GROOVEX tool solutions for cost-effective, high-performance grooving applications in 2011.

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Turnkey 5-axis machining solution gets businesses up and running faster
Posted at: Dec 28

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ISCAR expands its PICCOCUT line
Posted at: Dec 28

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Increased productivity and process reliability at MTU Aero Engines due to Safe-Lock
Posted at: Dec 21

Due to the positive form and frictional clamping system made by HAIMER, MTU Aero Engines in Munich was able to increase the reliability in the process of machining difficult-to-cut materials while also decreasing their processing times.

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KOMET’s KUB Centron Powerline core bit drill expand the range of applications
Posted at: Dec 21

 
The KOMET GROUP is continuously working to further develop its range of tools, which will afford the user even greater gains in terms of productivity.

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Vote Manufacturing
Posted at: Dec 16

 

 
Who really knows what candidate will be the right one in 2016? 
Bottom line is they will all have support from expert advisers in Foreign policy matters, Politic issues, and Social affairs....

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Makino’s U1310 Wire EDM Delivers High-Precision with Ease of Use in Large Workpieces
Posted at: Dec 9

 
Makino introduces its latest innovation in wire EDM technology, the U1310 wire EDM machine.

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Sandvik Coromant announces advanced face milling tool for automotive industry
Posted at: Dec 9

 
CoroMill 425 offers easy adjustment and higher performance for the finishing of cast materials
With CoroMill 425, Sandvik Coromant offers an eight-edge finishing tool designed for face milling that greatly improves metal removal rate and tool life in the ISO K application area.

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New machining center convinces Hockley Pattern to move to Delcam’s PowerMILL
Posted at: Dec 9

 
An investment in a new Mazak machining center convinced Neil and Gareth Williams, Joint Managing Directors of Halesowen-based Hockley Pattern, that the time had come to move up to Delcam’s PowerMILL CAM software for five-axis and high-speed machining.

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FARO Launches Smart Entry-Level X-Series Laser Scanner: The Focus3D X 30
Posted at: Dec 1

 
FARO Technologies, Inc., the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology, announces the release of the new FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D X 30.
The Focus3D X 30 completes the FARO X-series range of powerful high-speed laser scanners.

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Hypertherm introduces SilverPlus® electrodes for its HySpeed® HSD130 plasma cutting systems
Posted at: Dec 1

 
Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, is introducing new SilverPlus® electrodes for its HySpeed® HSD130 plasma cutting systems.

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Indexable insert milling cutters for every task from KOMET
Posted at: Nov 30

 
At EMO Milano 2015, the KOMET GROUP presented a full range of indexable insert milling cutters covering every milling task as a result of different topographies, substrates and coatings matched to each other. Alongside the well-established KOMET® Quatron hi.

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HAIMER developed cool flash tool holder
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Pramet unravel turning dilemma with new ranges
Posted at: Nov 30

 
Pramet has introduced two new positive geometries and grades for turning applications in difficult to machine materials (DTMM).

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Two cutting-edge huge 5-axis machines installed in DMG MORI Iga campus
Posted at: Nov 23

 
DMG MORI CO., LTD. (hereinafter called DMG MORI) has installed two DMC 340 FD large 5-axis machines in its Iga Campus.

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Mazak INTEGREX i-400AM Optimizes Additive, Subtractive Technologies
Posted at: Nov 23

 
The Mazak INTEGREX i-400AM HYBRID Multi-Tasking machine applies additive and subtractive technologies in the most optimized way possible. It offers turning, milling, drilling, metal deposition and laser marking in a single setup.

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Okuma’s “OSP suite” control for all Okuma lathes and machining centers
Posted at: Nov 23

 
The “OSP suite,” a next-generation intelligent CNC that optimizes “monozukuri” (craftsmanship-based industrial manufacturing), is now available in an operation panel with a 15-inch monitor for all Okuma lathes and machining centers.

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Delcam and Technicut partner to reduce time and cost of blisk machining
Posted at: Nov 16

 
CAM developer Delcam and tooling supplier Technicut have partnered to produce a novel method for blisk machining that delivers remarkable savings in both time and cost.

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Walter is setting the standards for HSC milling of aluminium alloys
Posted at: Nov 10

 
The new M2131 90° ramping milling cutter from Walter AG is equipped with a PVD-coated insert variant that is manufactured using the HiPIMS method.
“HiPIMS” stands for “High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering”.

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KR CYTEC Nano: KUKA presents the new robot series
Posted at: Nov 9

 
As pert of the “Robotic Show” at the flagship China International Industrial Fair (CIIF) in Shanghai, KUKA ceremonially unveiled the new KR CYTEC nano robot series.
The robots of the new KR CYTEC nano series are streamlined, agile and flexible and have a long reach.

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Superior powerhouse – now also with SCHUNK CAPTO interface
Posted at: Nov 9

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Haas Automation experiences new highs at EMO 2015
Posted at: Nov 4

 
At EMO 2015 in Milan, Haas Automation chose to highlight the many, productivity-enhancing innovations that go towards making Haas CNC machine tools the best value, most reliable machines in the world, with the lowest cost of ownership and, therefore, the lowest cost per part produced.

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Nicolas Correa introduced Multi-tasking Mill Turn Machine at EMO
Posted at: Nov 4

 
Nicolás Correa is entering the market of multi-tasking mill-turn machines and introduced its Correa VH-PLUS MG-T range of machines during EMO 2015.
A bed-type milling machine, T-structure and rotary table integrated on the longitudinal axis.

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Open Mind presented hyperMILL performance package at EMO
Posted at: Oct 30

 
OPEN MIND Technologies AG draws a positive conclusion from this year’s EMO MILANO metalworking trade fair.

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New Seco Jabro-Solid2 end mills enhance roughing and thin-wall applications
Posted at: Oct 30

 
Seco recently expanded its already comprehensive line of Jabro-Solid2 end mills to include new capabilities for significantly higher feed rates and metal removal in advanced roughing applications as well as a broader selection of long-length tools for processing aluminium.

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Report: Manufacturing Skills Gap Could Hit 2M Jobs By 2025
Posted at: Oct 30

 
A new report estimates that a majority of needed manufacturing jobs could go unfilled over the next decade without better cooperation by industry, government and higher education.

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US cutting tool consumption down 8.3% in August
Posted at: Oct 26

 
August U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $168.8 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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Delcam adds new design and machining options to ArtCAM Pro artistic CAD-CAM
Posted at: Oct 26

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New York entrepreneur makes largest one-time CNC purchase
Posted at: Oct 26

 
Charles Boyce, owner of Boyce Technologies in New York, broke the Hurco USA record for the largest single purchase of Hurco CNC machines in the division’s history.

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Grooving and cut-off made easy with ‘Beyond Evolution’ from Kennametal
Posted at: Oct 19

 
Game-changing design brings true ease of use, notably fewer components, and high performance in multiple applications
In a manufacturing world of growing complexity, a straightforward solution that works excellently and saves money can be a breath of fresh air.

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TaeguTec releases new indexable Gundrill
Posted at: Oct 19

 
TaeguTec Releases New Indexable Gundrill, Deep Drilling Hears with Unique Trigonal Insert Drilling deep into any material can be a challenge that is best answered by the right cutting tool.

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High-performance WIDIA VSM17 platform adds versatility
Posted at: Oct 19

 
The versatile and robust VSM17 platform from WIDIA provide true 90-degree walls and excellent stepless finishes.

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Doosan Infracore America and Ellison Technologies, Inc. Announce New Distribution Agreement
Posted at: Oct 14

 
Santa Fe Springs, CA, October 5, 2015 – Ellison Technologies announced they are the new distributor responsible for the sales, support, and distribution of Doosan Infracore America machine tool equipment in select U.S. markets.

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Hurco launches new MAX5 control
Posted at: Oct 12

 
 
“Maximum usability is the foundation of the new control from Hurco that is referred to as Max5,” said Maggie Smith, Marketing Manager for Hurco Companies, Inc.

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Hexagon Metrology unveils new addition to GLOBAL CMM range
Posted at: Oct 12

 
Technology-driven GLOBAL EVO promises better scanning performance, throughput and productivity
Hexagon Metrology has announced a new model of its versatile GLOBAL coordinate measuring machine (CMM).

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New system for simple length setting of tools on CNC machining centers
Posted at: Oct 12

 
Global engineering technologies company Renishaw has launched the Primo™ LTS (length tool setter). The Primo LTS is a single-axis tool setter which allows users to set tool length, check for breakage, and compensate for thermal growth on a CNC machining center.

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hyperMILL MAXX Machining – improved milling performance
Posted at: Oct 6

 
OPEN MIND Technologies AG is unveiling hyperMILL Version 2016.1 at EMO in Milan, Italy. The new hyperMILL MAXX Machining performance package is one of the highlights of the event. Innovative CAM strategies greatly improve roughing, finishing and drilling performance.

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Seco introduces a new generation of disc milling cutters
Posted at: Oct 6

 
The new disc milling cutters is named 335.25, for large slot widths (which will progressively replace the existing 335.18).
The milling insert features a V-shape concept that creates an optimum cutting geometry, reducing cutting forces and noise.

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San Marino company invests in Haas UMCs
Posted at: Oct 6

 
Two Haas UMC-750 five-axis universal machining centres recently acquired by a San Marino-based manufacturer of industrial profiles have provided a welcome boost in capacity.

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The Importance Of Promoting Employment Through Manufacturing Career Pathways
Posted at: Oct 6

 
 
America’s manufacturers are seeking skilled talent across the country as the industry embraces reshoring and experiences a resurgence.

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Walter adds two new cutters to its milling cutter family
Posted at: Oct 2

 
The two new members of the M4000 milling cutter family are the M4575 T-slot milling cutter and the M4792 routing cutter.

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LVD STONE press brake tooling provides consistent forming accuracy through patented design
Posted at: Sep 29

 
A special patented compound die radius, STONE tooling (“Shaped Tooling for Optimal beNding without wEar”) is produced with a progressive radius on both sides of the V-opening, allowing the material to flow into the die more evenly and with less drag.

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DMG MORI USA launches customer-centric sales, service model
Posted at: Sep 29

 
Hoffman Estates, Illinois – DMG MORI has launched a direct-to-customer sales and service model in the United States. The company will double its existing local service and sales centers to 27 locations across the country in close proximity to customers.

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Siemens’ simple integration of machine tools into production processes
Posted at: Sep 29

 
Elk Grove Village, Illinois, Milano, Italy – At EMO 2015, Siemens will present a ground-breaking new concept for efficient work processes surrounding the Sinumerik 840D sl CNC in the form of Smart Operation.

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BLDRMETAL POWDERS FOR BINDER JET 3D PRINTING.
Posted at: Sep 25

 
BLDRMETAL™ POWDERS FOR BINDER JET 3D PRINTING

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Introducing the first products in the BLDRmetal family of additive manufacturing powders from NanoSteel.

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Gene Haas Foundation donates $15,000 to SCC machining student scholarships
Posted at: Sep 25

 
DOBSON — The Gene Haas Foundation recently gave $15,000 to Surry Community College to support scholarships for CNC (computerized numeric control) machinist training.

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Okuma’s New Intelligent Technology ServoNavi® Shortens Cycle Times and Achieves Higher CNC Machining Accuracies
Posted at: Sep 25

 
Okuma America Corporation, a world-leader in CNC machine tool manufacturing, introduces ServoNavi, a new Intelligent Technology that improves cycle times and accuracy when machining heavy parts.

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FARO releases new handheld 3D laser scanner
Posted at: Sep 18

 
FARO Technologies, Inc.

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Seco introduces rough and fine boring heads
Posted at: Sep 18

 
Seco has extended the versatility of its Steadyline™ vibration-damping system with the new EPB® 610 rough boring head and EPB 620 radial type fine boring head.
Featuring the patented GL Connection, these heads are used in combination with Steadyline turning bars.

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Job shop owner lives his dream, thanks to HAAS machine
Posted at: Sep 15

 
Based in the south of Germany, Metallmanufaktur GmbH has come a long way in a short time. From a standing start in 2013, when the company found early business by simply cold-calling potential customers, Metallmanufaktur now serves a variety of different industries.

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Haimer to showcase high end tool clamping solutions at EMO
Posted at: Sep 14

 
With a booth size of 338 square meters, Haimer GmbH is more present than ever at this year’s EMO 2015 show in Milano (hall 6, booth L08/M03): for Italy and the European market.

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US cutting tool Y/Y consumption down 5.6% in July
Posted at: Sep 14

 
July US cutting tool consumption totaled $177.5 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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Hexagon Metrology releases SENMATiQ intelligent sensor automation
Posted at: Sep 8

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Seco increases copy milling capabilities via three product expansions
Posted at: Sep 8

 
Seco recently added new offerings to its Minimaster Plus replaceable cutting tool system, Combimaster milling cutter system and Round 12 button insert line to further extend the capabilities of these copy milling products.

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Fresh Growth for Spanish Manufacturers
Posted at: Sep 4

 
Automotive is among the industries showing encouraging signs of growth in Spain. RS Moldes, based near Barcelona, produces molds that make parts for top auto builders at home and abroad (the firm is discreet about exactly who).

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Delcam to launch new ArtCAM JewelSmith CADCAM software at IJL
Posted at: Sep 4

 
Delcam will launch the 2015 R2 version of its ArtCAM JewelSmith CADCAM software for the design and manufacture of all types of jewellery at the International Jewellery London exhibition to be held at Olympia, London, from 6th to 8th September.

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ANSYS acquires assets Of Delcross Technologies
Posted at: Sep 4

 
 
ANSYS, the global leader of engineering simulation software, announced today that it has acquired substantially all the assets of Delcross Technologies, a premier developer of computational electromagnetic simulation and radio frequency system analysis software.

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$100,000 INCOME - NOT WHAT IT USED TO BE
Posted at: Sep 1

 

Not too long ago, it was the magic number that nearly everyone in our industry regarded as the "Target" to shoot for.
I remember thinking to myself during the seventies and eighties that once I hit that annual income, I will have "Arrived" and would be on easy street the rest of my life.

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At EMO, KUKA is demonstrating solutions for the interaction of robots and machine tools
Posted at: Aug 31

 
At EMO 2015 in Milan, Italy, KUKA Roboter GmbH is presenting flexible robotic solutions for the automation of machine tools.

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GF to enter EMO with theme ‘Machining Solutions - for You
Posted at: Aug 31

 
 
On stand C06 in hall 9, EMO visitors will experience the GF Division’s central theme, “Machining Solutions—for You.

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Dormer Pramet set to showcase a range of rotary and indexable tooling at EMO Milan
Posted at: Aug 28

 
A visit to the Dormer Pramet stand at EMO Milan will be a fulfilling experience for any guest, says Antonio Pingaro, Sales Director at Dormer Pramet Italy.

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DMG MORI’s IGA INNOVATION DAYS 2015 Ends in Great Success
Posted at: Aug 24

 
DMG MORI CO., LTD. (hereinafter called DMG MORI) held IGA INNOVATION DAYS 2015 during July 22 (Wed) to July 25 (Sat) at the Iga Campus. At the event we unveiled the IGA Solution Center which has been remodeled to become one of the world’s largest machine tool exhibition sites.

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Increased flexibility through process integration
Posted at: Aug 24

 
When the time comes to finish such hardened workpieces as shafts, a variety of processes can be used. Hard turning and scroll-free turning, for instance, are two options that can indeed be done quickly. But they can only be used if workpiece qualities and geometry are just right.

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Kennametal Recognized with Bosch Global Supplier Award
Posted at: Aug 24

 
Kennametal Inc announced recently that it has been awarded the Bosch Global Supplier Award 2015 from Robert Bosch GmbH (“Bosch”), a leading global supplier of technology and services.

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A Coolant SYSTEM THAT WORKS
Posted at: Aug 21

 





Haas Coolant System Design Features and Improvements
SITTING STILL AND LEAVING GOOD ENOUGH ALONE is just not in our nature here at Haas. For some machine tool builders coolant seems like an after thought, but not at Haas.

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Emuge Expands Solid Carbide Thread Mill Program with New 3XD Sizes
Posted at: Aug 19

 
Emuge Corp. is now offering an expanded line of solid carbide thread mills in their popular THREADS-ALL Program, to include new 3XD sizes designed for maximum reach.

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Thread Rolling on CNC?
Posted at: Aug 18

 
For many CNC applications, thread rolling, is the best choice for creating higher quality external threads in a single pass, Chipless operation.
Thread rolling technology has been resorted to on multi spindle machines, engine lathes, dedicated rolling machines for decades.

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Citizen previews three machines at September Open House
Posted at: Aug 18

 
Three new key machines from Citizen Machinery UK will be available at its September Open House for preview prior to their European EMO exhibition launch.

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Hypertherm Expands Robotic Capabilities With Purchase Of Jabez Technologies
Posted at: Aug 12

 
Jabez Technologies, creators of software to simplify complex robotic programming, is joining Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of plasma, waterjet, and laser cutting systems, to make it easier for companies to utilize robots for manufacturing applications.

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TONiC optical encoders support the latest generation of CMMs from COORD-3
Posted at: Aug 12

 
A continuous product development cycle, horizontal organisational structure and streamlined range of model sizes have made COORD-3 a global CMM brand.

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Doosan to showcase high performance CNCs at Machine Tool Expo 2015
Posted at: Aug 11

 
South Korean CNC manufacturer Doosan is all set for Machine Tool Expo, Delhi. The CNC major will demonstrate its latest technologies and is gearing up to showcase live demonstrations of its machines like turning centers and Vertical Machining Centre at Hall 11, Stall I-105.

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Delcam’s new PowerSHAPE Pro offers faster modelling and reverse engineering
Posted at: Aug 10

 
Delcam has added a series of enhancements to its PowerSHAPE Pro software for modelling and reverse engineering that will help users to complete complex designs more quickly and more easily.

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FINISHRED solid carbide endmills with coolant channels from ISCAR
Posted at: Aug 10

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Mitsubishi to Collaborate with Sugiyama Mecharetro in Remodeling of Large-scale Machine Tools
Posted at: Aug 4

 
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has concluded an agreement, and signed a memorandum, with Sugiyama Mecharetro Inc. on collaboration in the machine modification of large machines.

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GF Machining Solutions to Demo High-Speed Milling, Wire EDM at CMTS
Posted at: Aug 4

 
At CMTS 2015, GF Machining Solutions will showcase machines from its high-speed milling and versatile wire EDM product lines in Elliott Matsuura Canada’s exhibitor space, which encompasses booths 2149, 2160, 2348 and 2360.

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Complete System Competence for Maximum Productivity from DMG MORI
Posted at: Aug 3

 
Top customised engineering: DMG MORI Systems combines technology, machine tool, automation and peripherals in holistically coordinated 360° solutions for your production systems.

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Studer launches cost effective grinding solution
Posted at: Aug 3

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CGTech to Show New VERICUT Software at EMO
Posted at: Aug 3

 
CGTech will demonstrate the new version of VERICUT® CNC machine simulation and optimization software at the EMO show in Milan, Italy, October 5-10, 2015 Hall 4, Stand A04.
VERICUT 7.4 includes many enhancements that further simplify the process of simulating a CNC machine.

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European machine tool production expected to grow 3% in 2015
Posted at: Jul 28

 
During the General Assembly that took place in Bordeaux on 6 July 2015, CECIMO’s Economic Committee confirmed:
The value of European machine tool production increased to 22.8 billion euro in 2014;European machine tool consumption is expected to continue to grow this year.

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High productivity solid carbide endmills from ISCAR
Posted at: Jul 27

 
ISCAR is expanding the EFF-S solid carbide FEEDMILL endmill diameter range by adding 1 to 5 mm small diameter tools.
The EFF-S endmills utilize a large radius cutting edge configuration that allows greatly increased feed rates.

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Seco extends X4 product line for reliable short-reach grooving and parting-off
Posted at: Jul 27

 
Seco continues to grow its innovative, highly productive X4 product line to expand the benefits of its short-reach grooving and parting-off system to an even greater range of applications. The line now includes larger radii, additional angled inserts and TGH 1050 grade inserts.

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Delcam’s new PowerMILL CAM can mirror complete machining projects
Posted at: Jul 27

 
Delcam has launched the 2016 version of its PowerMILL programming software for five-axis and high-speed machining.

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TaeguTec launches solid carbide guide pads for the T-Deep line
Posted at: Jul 20

 
Creating deep holes in some of the most difficult materials created takes not only nerves of steel but also the right cutting tool that alleviates the stress of standing over the machine hoping that the work is performed efficiently and effectively.

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Special tool for stainless steels from Walter
Posted at: Jul 20

The properties of stainless and acid-proof steels, classified as ISO M materials, are such that specialist tools are required to machine them.
Tapping these materials using standard tools can often lead to tool breakage, because of their high level of toughness and tendency to fuse.

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Simple integration of machine tools into production processes for improved productivity
Posted at: Jul 20

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New GC4305 from Sandvik Coromant for shorter cycle times in the automotive industry
Posted at: Jul 20

 
In the automotive industry, steel continues to be the most important material by far. To further optimize steel machining processes in this industry, Sandvik Coromant has developed GC4305, an insert that offers both extremely high metal removal rates and stable conditions.

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New hyperCAD-S interface for CAD data conversion
Posted at: Jul 17

 
Working in cooperation with the French company, TFTLabs SAS, OPEN MIND Technologies AG has developed a CAD conversion interface that converts CATIA V5 data to hyperCAD-S data both quickly and flexibly.

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HURCO announces acquisition of two machine tool companies
Posted at: Jul 17

 
Hurco Companies, Inc.

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GF enters the industrial 3D printing business
Posted at: Jul 16

 
GF enters the industrial 3D printing business GF Machining Solutions, a division of GF, and EOS, Krailling (Germany), have entered into a strategic cooperation agreement to offer customers innovative solutions combining both companies’ technologies.

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Renishaw unveils Inspection Plus with SupaTouch, will introduce at EMO
Posted at: Jul 16

 
Intelligent software optimises on-machine probing cycles
Renishaw, a market-leading engineering technologies company, will introduce Inspection Plus with SupaTouch™ at EMO 2015, Milan, Italy (5th-10th October).

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ISCAR introduce HELIIQMILL 390 
milling cutters with CAMFIX integral shanks
Posted at: Jul 16

 
ISCAR is introducing HELIIQMILL 390 LINE milling cutters with C3, C4, C5 and C6 CAMFIX shanks in accordance with ISO 26623-1 standard of polygonal taper shank with flange contact surface.

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Tungaloy’s AM Chipbreaker for Highly Efficient Machining of Steel
Posted at: Jul 14

 
Tungaloy Corporation is pleased to introduce AM chipbreaker that increases efficiency in medium cutting of steel.
In today’s metalworking industry, manufacturers seek highly efficient machining as they need to improve their productivity.

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Manufacturing technology orders down 7.9% in 2015
Posted at: Jul 14

 
May U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $336.98 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 13.2% from April’s $388.

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Haas helps raise surface generation
Posted at: Jul 13

 
If you’re going to change the way things are made, you need very good ideas and pertinacious investors. When Ben Halford founded Surface Generation in 2000 as a spin-off from an engineering consultancy business, he had both.

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Güdel and ATI Industrial Automation announce new coupling technology for 3-axis press transfer system
Posted at: Jul 13

 
 
With several die changes a day, a system of removable rails with ATI couplers results in more uptime for Tier 1 automotive supplier.
Güdel, Inc.

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KUKA KR AGILUS small robot wins International Design Excellence Award for design
Posted at: Jul 13

 
First and foremost, industrial robots must function in a manner that is precise, fast and error-free. But outward appearances count as well. KUKA robots are not only first in class when it comes to technology, but have also been awarded numerous times for their design.

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TRUMPF’s new TruLaser Robot 5020 Basic Edition helps in automated welding
Posted at: Jul 13

 
The new TruLaser Robot 5020 Basic Edition, built by TRUMPF, is especially tailored to those making their debut in laser welding for sheet metal. It is less inexpensive than its big sister TruLaser Robot 5020 and it requires less floor space.

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Fives Cincinnati achieves new levels of metal removal with Kennametal’s KM4X
Posted at: Jul 7

 
Machine builder Fives Cincinnati finds Kennametal’s KM4X™ spindle connection key to achieving new levels of metal removal on industry-leading “super-profilers”
What does production superiority mean to aircraft manufacturers? In a word: billions.

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Makino Joins Siemens PLM Software Solution Partner Program
Posted at: Jul 7

 
 
New agreement enables Makino to support aircraft engine OEMs with greater proficiency and accuracy in process engineering.
Makino uses Siemens PLM Software technology to enhance its process and turnkey engineering services to the aircraft engine market.

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DMG MORI’s Multiprocessing Turning Center Equipped with Y-axis and Milling Function
Posted at: Jul 7

 
DMG MORI WASINO, LTD. will be showcasing the A-18S high-precision, compact multiprocessing turning center at IGA INNOVATION DAYS 2015 to be held July 22 – 25. The A-18S is a compact multiprocessing turning center that has been marketed under the well-established WASINO brand.

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Industry-specific tools and strategies for machining ISO-S materials
Posted at: Jul 6

 
Innovative engineering and technology drive continuing progress in the critical industries of medical, power generation and aerospace part production.

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Tungaloy Expands it’s TungSlot, Indexable Slot Milling Cutter
Posted at: Jul 6

 
 
Tungaloy Corporation is pleased to announce the expansion of TungSlot, indexable slot milling cutter.

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New hyperCAD®-S interface for CAD data conversion
Posted at: Jul 6

Working in cooperation with the French company, TFTLabs SAS, OPEN MIND Technologies AG has developed a CAD conversion interface that converts CATIA V5 data to hyperCAD®-S data both quickly and flexibly.

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KYOCERA starts New Manufacturing Plant in China for Industrial Cutting Tools
Posted at: Jul 6

 
 
Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi) announced  that it will construct a new manufacturing plant in China, aimed at further strengthening the company’s industrial cutting tool business in the country.

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New MT Series Lathes from Tongtai Triples is now equipped with more features
Posted at: Jun 30

 
Tongtai’s newest MT Series Lathes were developed for improving cycle times and turning processes for the automotive industry where small parts are typically made within 60 seconds.

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Mazak DISCOVER 2015 Dates Announced
Posted at: Jun 29

 
Mazak Corporation encourages those involved in the metalworking industry to attend its DISCOVER 2015 technology and education event, taking place October 27 – 29 and November 3 – 5 in Florence, Kentucky.

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How to maximize return on machine investment
Posted at: Jun 29

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Mandelli Sistemi machining centers suitable for working hard material with a complex shape
Posted at: Jun 29

 
Mandelli Sistemi has an experience of over 80 years in the world of machine tools. During these years it has reached the top of the market not only nationally but also at an international level by designing and building machines used in different application sectors.

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Makino Announces Partnership with Harbour Results Inc. to Participate in Harbour IQ
Posted at: Jun 24

 
 
Makino announces its partnership with Harbour Results Inc. (HRI), a leading business and operational consultant firm for the manufacturing industry.

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DANOBAT reinforces its specialization with BGM machines for grinding ball valves
Posted at: Jun 24

 
The Oil & Gas sector has always been a highly demanding industrial market.

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Haas Automation to show new machines and Haas F1 car at EMO
Posted at: Jun 24

 
Haas Automation will take centre stage at the forthcoming EMO 2015 exhibition, the largest event of its kind in Europe.

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Porsche takes over toolmaking division of Kuka
Posted at: Jun 22

 
Important strategic move for sports car production
Porsche is taking over the toolmaking division of Kuka Systems GmbH with locations in Schwarzenberg in the German state of Saxony and the Slovakian town Dubnica.

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New Mazak INTEGREX e-1250V/8 Advances High-Volume, Large Part Production
Posted at: Jun 22

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The Gene Haas Foundation donated $50,000 (USD) in scholarship funding to Skills Canada
Posted at: Jun 19

 
The Skills Canada National Competition was held May 27 – 30 in Saskatoon, SK. This years competition welcomed more than 500 young competitors from all over Canada and thousands of spectators cheering them on.

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Parting and grooving operations benefit from newly developed coolant application
Posted at: Jun 18

 
The deeper the cuts and grooves, the greater the need for the effects of high-pressure coolant (HPC) to help ensure the increasingly essential combination of high performance, secure process and good quality parts.

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US manufacturing technology orders fell in April
Posted at: Jun 18

 
April U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $384.81 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 8.1% from March’s $418.

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SCHUNK expands its mechatronic product line, integrated intelligence
Posted at: Jun 16

For many years, the SCHUNK high-performance rotary modules have been successfully used in laboratory, research, and industrial applications.

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Dual system, better cooling from Walter
Posted at: Jun 15

 
When grooving and parting off, the cutting edges are exposed to high mechanical and thermal stresses. Effective cooling and lubrication is therefore imperative.

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Seco Tools expands its Square T4-08 Helical milling cutter line
Posted at: Jun 15

 


New mounting system boosts Seco’s Square T4-08 Helical cutter strength, stability
Seco Tools recently expanded its Square T4-08 Helical milling cutter line to include a new innovative insert mounting system for specially designed inserts with four cutting edge capabilities.

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US cutting tool Y/Y consumption down 4.6% in April
Posted at: Jun 15

 
April U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $183.5 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report (CTMR) collaboration, was down 7.

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All-new Haas bar feeder increases productivity and streamlines turning operations
Posted at: Jun 11

 
When Haas Automation introduced the Servo Bar 300 bar feeder in 1999, it was instantly popular, because it was compact, easy to use, and affordable. For 2015, Haas engineers went back to the drawing board to make bar feeder operations easier, more efficient, and faster.

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Expansion of internal and external toolholders for EcoTurn, the economical insert series
Posted at: Jun 11

 
Tungaloy Corporation is pleased to announce the expansion of internal and external toolholders for the EcoTurn series – the economical, small insert series that receives favorable reputations in the market.

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The shoulder milling cutter from Walter becomes an all-rounder
Posted at: Jun 11

 
F4042/F4042R shoulder milling cutter is one of the most universal representatives in its category. The 90 degree approach angle tool is capable of shoulder milling, ramping, pocketing , facing and interpolating.

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Doosan wins the Red Dot Design Award for the second year running
Posted at: Jun 4

 
Doosan Infracore announced that it had received the winner award in the category of product design at the Red Dot Design Awards 2015 for its FM 200/5AX, a high-speed, high-precision machine tool series.

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GM to invest $119 million in precision machining at Michigan plant
Posted at: Jun 4

 
General Motors recently announced that it will invest $119 million in tools and equipment to support production of future vehicle components at its Grand Rapids Operations, creating approximately 300 future jobs.

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Haas DM-1 high-speed 40-taper drill/mill center provides speed
Posted at: Jun 2

 
 
To compete in today’s economy, machine shops must produce parts quickly and accurately, while optimising their floor space.

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Sandvik Coromant signs cooperation agreement with Hanna Tools
Posted at: Jun 1

 
Sandvik Coromant and Hanna Tools are forming a global partnership to jointly strengthen the offer to the global automotive industry. The partnership was initiated last year and a cooperation agreement has been signed.

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TaeguTec extends DrillRush line by introducing a double margin indexable drill
Posted at: Jun 1

TaeguTec, Asia’s metalworking giant, has extended the new DrillRush line by introducing a double margin indexable drill that has a diameter range of 8 millimeters to 19.5 mm.

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LVD introduces new entry level fiber laser cutting system, the Lynx
Posted at: May 26

 
LVD Company nv expanded its fiber laser cutting systems product line with the introduction of the Lynx FL, a cost efficient fiber laser cutting system that debuted at CIMT, Beijing, April 20th – 25th, Stand W2 – 253.

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The new thread chaser insert holder from Seco Tools bring precision and rigidity
Posted at: May 26

 


Seco Tools developed its new thread chaser insert holder to bring high levels of precision and rigidity to threading operations that involve tough materials including the hard, gummy or high-chrome content ones used in the oil and gas industry.

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Advanced ballbar training achieves ‘better than new’ machine tool accuracy
Posted at: May 26

 
Advanced ballbar training enables shop to achieve “better than new” machine tool accuracy and extend machine life for unconventional silicon processing. Semiconductor industry supplier now understands its machine tool’s performance better than OEM service technicians.

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Kennametal Precision Surface Solutions® is announcing EXTRUDE HONE MF PROGRESS
Posted at: May 21

 
Fuel system manufacturers seeking the best fuel performance require flexible high-flow grinding and high-flow test capabilities to achieve finely tuned orifices in numerous design variations.

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Emuge introduces a new line of turbine end mills
Posted at: May 21

 
Emuge Corp. recently introduced a new Solid Carbide Turbine End Mills Program designed for milling turbine blades, impellers, blisks and other complex 5-Axis components.

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Fives Machining urges worker training efforts
Posted at: May 18

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Haas makes five-axis machining affordable
Posted at: May 15

 
In the past, five-axis machining has been cost-prohibitive for many small manufacturing businesses, leaving companies with little choice but to make complex workpieces on three- or four-axis machines, suffering the consequences of more setups, longer cycle times, and increased scrap.

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The new VSM490 double-sided shoulder milling platform from WIDIA
Posted at: May 12

 
The new VSM490 double-sided shoulder milling platform from WIDIA is a powerful advantage for achieving true 90-degree shoulders and floors with superior surface finish.

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Haas F1 Team on schedule for 2016 debute
Posted at: May 11

 
Haas F1 Team is on schedule to make its debut in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship in 2016, becoming the first American-led Formula One team in 30 years.

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Seco Tools introduces Turbo 10 PCD milling inserts for smooth finishing
Posted at: May 8

 
Seco Tools recently introduced two new PCD-tipped milling insert grades for use with its popular Turbo 10 cutters. PCD05 and PCD20 are well-proven PCD grades that produce unmatched surface quality in finish machining applications, primarily in aluminium, but also in titanium alloys.

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BobCAD-CAM helps SE Model Products produce complex parts efficiently
Posted at: May 8

 
CAD-CAM software is used by thousands of manufacturers throughout the world to automate and streamline CNC Machining. For one Florida business it played a major roll in leveraging success and business expansion.

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Electrochemical Machining Without Stray Machining Attack With the New EXTRUDE HONE EVO
Posted at: May 6

 
Manufacturers and quality professionals requiring high-precision components such as automotive fuel systems and power trains are under constant pressure to deliver the utmost quality efficiently.

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Demand for machine tools takes a breather: VDW
Posted at: May 6

 
Europe underpins the order situation in Germany’s machine tool industry
During the first quarter of 2015, order bookings for the German machine tools industry were down by 8 per cent compared to the first quarter of 2014.

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Hexagon Metrology unveils new jogbox for Leitz CMMs
Posted at: May 4

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Doosan introduces high-speed multi-tasking turning centers with Y-axis
Posted at: May 4

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AMT Technical Center opens at a University in Brazil
Posted at: Apr 29

 
 
AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology has announced the grand opening of their Brazilian Technical Center located at FACENS, an engineering university in Sorocaba, Brazil. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on May 19, 2015.

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DMG MORI to showcase latest high-tech machining solutions for Russia
Posted at: Apr 28

 
At Metalloobrabotka DMG MORI will demonstrate innovation strength by showing future-oriented products and services for modern production environments.

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Delcam’s PowerMILL Robot makes special effects extra special
Posted at: Apr 28

 
A combination of Autodesk’s Maya design software, Delcam’s PowerMILL Robot programming system and a KUKA robot allows special effects company, Artem, to bring amazing projects to life. A video showing the process used is on Delcam.

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Renishaw unveils the Primo twin-probe system
Posted at: Apr 20

 
Affordable ‘pay-as-you-go’ machine tool probe system brings high-end manufacturing within reach of every company.
Renishaw, a market leading engineering technologies company, introduces the Renishaw Primo™ system at CIMT 2015, Beijing, China.

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Hannover Messe: Bosch showcases versatile Industry 4.0 solutions
Posted at: Apr 15

 

Effective human-machine interaction in the manufacturing process
APAS family production assistants for flexible production
OPCON automation system for managing the entire production and logistics chain
Bosch both a lead user and lead provider in Industry 4.

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SCHUNK highlights intelligent technologies at Hannover Messe
Posted at: Apr 15

 
Can flexible automation production be implemented according to the requirements of industry 4.0? Yes, underscores SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems, and proved this with evidence at the Hannover Messe.

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New series of planetary gear units by Siemens at Hannover Messe 2015
Posted at: Apr 14

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AMADA MACHINE TOOLS to participate in INTERMOLD 2015
Posted at: Apr 12

 
AMADA MACHINE TOOLS CO., LTD. will participate in INTERMOLD 2015, the 26th Japan Metal Stamping Technology Exhibition, which will be held at Tokyo Big Sight from April 15 (Wed.) to April 18 (Sat.), 2015.

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Creaform’s HandySCAN 3D wins prestigious RedDot Award
Posted at: Apr 9

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OPEN MIND Technologies hyperMILL® Saves time when making molds
Posted at: Apr 9

 
At its Mulhouse plant in Alsace, PSA Peugeot Citroën depends on hyperMILL®, a CAM/CAD system from OPEN MIND Technologies AG. The car manufacturer produces aluminium molds and tools for forging and thermoforming at the plant.

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5ME shows break-through technologies at AeroDef that increase productivity
Posted at: Apr 8

 
5ME brings its cryogenic machining technology and productivity-boosting software solutions to AeroDef 2015 in Dallas, TX.

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Ural Instrument Pumori Company marked production of Indo- Russian metal working machines
Posted at: Apr 7

 
Ural-instrument-Pumori company (Perm city, Pumori Urals Machine-building Corporation member company) has produced “Centre UiP VF400”, the first Russian-Indian machining centre.

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Hexagon Metrology wins award for Production Systems Innovation
Posted at: Apr 6

 
At the MecSpe Exhibition, held in Parma, Italy, 26-28 March, the Macchine Utensili magazine and the Senaf-Tecniche Nuove Group launched the first edition of the Innovation in Production Systems Award.

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Mazak opens new European Parts Centre and plans further investment
Posted at: Apr 6

 
Yamazaki Mazak has officially opened its newly expanded European Parts Centre in Leuven, Belgium and has announced further investments to strengthen its manufacturing and customer support across the region.

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DMG MORI – 2014 the best year in the company history
Posted at: Apr 2

 
Financial year 2014:

At $ 2,142.20 million, order intake rose by 11% (previous year: $ 1,930.59 million)
Sales revenues rose by 9% to $ 2,048.11 million (previous year: $ 1,887.5 million)
Earnings before taxes (EBT) plus 30% to $ 161.07 million (previous year: $ 124.

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Gleason launches new manufacturing facility in India
Posted at: Apr 1

 
Gleason Corporation recently announced that it has broken ground for a new manufacturing facility in the Bengalaru Aerospace Park Industrial Area located in Bangalore, India to accommodate Gleason’s expanding product offerings and capabilities in India.

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CNCJobs.Net Offers Free Job Postings as Part of Their “Employ Michigan Initiative”
Posted at: Mar 31

 
Throughout the 2nd quarter of 2015, CNCJobs.Net is offering free job postings as part of their Employ Michigan Initiative. Blake Lawson, Vice President & CMO of CNCJobs.Net knows the struggle that many Michigan based companies are facing today.

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DP Technology Corp. Announces the Release of its Innovative CAM Solution ESPRIT 2015
Posted at: Mar 30

 
CAM industry innovator DP Technology Corp. is pleased to announce the release of a new version of its pioneering flagship product ESPRIT® 2015.

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KAISER launches world’s smallest digital boring tools
Posted at: Mar 25

 


KAISER Precision Tooling, a leader in premium high-precision tooling systems and solutions for the automotive, mil/aero, energy, medical and watch-making industries, today announced its latest digital boring tools, which improve efficiency compared to the analog heads they can replace.

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FARO Expands Presence in architecture, engineering and construction with Acquisition of kubit
Posted at: Mar 25

 
FARO Technologies, Inc., the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging, and realization technology, announces the acquisition of kubit GmbH, a global leader in the development of software for surveying and as-built documentation.

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Seco adds shorter flutes to Minimaster Plus
Posted at: Mar 23

 
Seco is continuously expanding upon its popular Minimaster Plus replaceable tip milling system. The latest development involves cutting heads with shorter flute lengths for handling higher cutting forces and increasing metal removal rates in roughing and semi-finishing operations.

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SpiroGrooving – revolutionizing solution for seal ring groove machining
Posted at: Mar 23

 
SpiroGrooving – an innovative method for seal ring grooves developed by Sandvik Coromant ensures high output of quality components and meets tough security demands.

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Mazak to host Georgia event at tech center
Posted at: Mar 23

 
Florence, Kentucky – The Mazak Southeast Technology Center in Suwanee, Georgia, invites manufacturers working in the medical, aerospace, automotive, and other key regional industries to its Discover More With Mazak event on April 29 – 30, 2015, from 9 a.

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New plug-and-play milling cutters from Walter
Posted at: Mar 19

 
Milled mating faces are almost always a feature of cast parts. But it is only when the machining process has succeeded in conferring perfectly flat faces that they are able to ensure that, for example, an engine or transmission can run reliably for years to come.

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Walter AG builds Technology Centre in Tübingen
Posted at: Mar 18

Walter is investing at its company HQ. With its new Technology Centre, the Tübingen-based machining solution specialist is keen to offer its customers and employees even better opportunities for gaining first-hand experience of using and testing high-tech tools.

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Volkswagen picks SCHUNK as one of its “Nominated Suppliers”
Posted at: Mar 18

 
Volkswagen AG has named SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems, as one of its “Nominated Suppliers” along with SERVUS INTRALOGISTICS.

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EMAG to showcase new developments in the machining sector at CIMT
Posted at: Mar 17

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Doosan Introduces an affordable, compact five-axis VMC
Posted at: Mar 16

 
Doosan introduces the all-new DNM 200/5AX compact, reliable and affordable purpose built five-axis vertical machining center.

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Irish manufacturing growth returns to 15-year high
Posted at: Mar 13

 
Irish manufacturing activity rebounded in February to a 15-year high after a relatively weak January as strong new orders helped boost employment in the sector, a survey showed on Monday.
The Investec Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index, climbed to 57.

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U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Down 1.7% in January
Posted at: Mar 12

 
January U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $181.9 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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Destiny Tool partners with Machining Cloud GmbH
Posted at: Mar 12

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ISCAR is expanding the range of the HELIIQMILL 390 line insert
Posted at: Mar 12

 
Expansion of the HELIIQMILL 390 line with new 15mm insert geometries to meet more application requirements.

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Gene Haas Foundation Awards Scholarship Grant to NIMS for SkillsUSA CNC Machining Contest Medal Winners
Posted at: Mar 12

OXNARD, CA, February 20, 2015 - The Gene Haas Foundation, Oxnard, California, presented a $54,000 grant to NIMS (National Institute of Metalworking Skills) for The SkillsUSA CNC Machining Championship Scholarship Program.

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Kennametal named one of the world’s most ethical companies for fourth consecutive year
Posted at: Mar 11

 
Recognition demonstrates Kennametal’s commitment to ethical leadership
Kennametal Inc.

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DELCAM creates a post-processor for PowerMILL, compatible with FAGOR CNCs
Posted at: Mar 8

 
Fagor Automation has collaborated with Delcam in creating post-processors for their CAM PowerMILL, one of the best programs of its kind in the world.
Now PowerMILL has all the necessary tools for generating post-processors optimized for each machine, especially for the 5-axis one.

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Sandvik Coromant introduces InvoMilling™ 1.0
Posted at: Mar 8

 
Sandvik Coromant takes another step in the gear milling technology development by introducing the groundbreaking InvoMilling solution for flexible manufacturing of gears and splines on universal five-axes machining centers.

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FARO acquires ARAS 360 Technologies Inc
Posted at: Mar 8

 
FARO Technologies, Inc., the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging, and realization technology, announces the acquisition of ARAS 360 Technologies Inc., a global leader in the development of accident and crime reconstruction, simulation and animation software.

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Sandvik Coromant wins Volvo Cars Award of Excellence
Posted at: Mar 5

 
Tooling specialist honored in Special Recognition category 
Cutting tool and tooling systems expert Sandvik Coromant has been honoured by automotive giant Volvo Cars in the company’s Award of Excellence 2014.

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CERATIZIT has developed a new tool for the MaxiDrill 900 system
Posted at: Mar 5

 
Productive drilling into solid material now also for drilling depths of 2xD
The extended product range of the high-performance MaxiDrill 900 now also includes tools suited for drilling depths of 2xD to 5xD in the diameter range 14 to 63 mm, thus covering all common specifications.

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Mitutoyo America releases new RA-1600M roundness tester
Posted at: Mar 4

 
Mitutoyo America has released the new RA-1600M Roundness Tester as an addition to its line of Roundness Measurement Instruments.

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Renishaw displays advanced encoder products at WIN Automation 2015
Posted at: Mar 4

 
Renishaw will be exhibiting at WIN Automation 2015 from 19-22 March in the TUYAP Fair Convention and Congress Centre, Istanbul. Visitors to stand B240, Hall 2, will see a range of Renishaw’s precision position feedback systems.

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Mazak to spotlight advanced multi-tasking, discuss MTConnect at AeroDef 2015
Posted at: Mar 3

 
At AeroDef 2015, taking place April 20 – 23 in Dallas, Texas, Mazak will spotlight advanced Multi-Tasking technology for complex part production in booth 219. The company will demonstrate its INTEGREX i-200ST machine featuring the new MAZATROL SmoothX CNC.

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Hexagon Metrology extends high-accuracy Leitz Reference line
Posted at: Mar 2

 
New size of measuring machine offers versatile inspection for small workpieces with tight tolerances
Leading measurement solutions provider Hexagon Metrology has announced a new frame size for its high-accuracy coordinate measuring machine (CMM) range.

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Tungaloy announces addition production facility in Japan
Posted at: Mar 2

Tungaloy Corporation is proud to announce the completion of an additional production building at its headquarters located in Japan.

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Okuma’s new GI-10NII internal grinding machine provides high efficiency
Posted at: Mar 2

 
CNC grinding machine from Okuma delivers accuracy and power in a compact design.
Okuma’s GI-10NII is equipped with extremely rigid, high-speed grinding wheel spindles that produce high performance production in automated environments.

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SCHUNK extends its series of digitally controllable magnetic grippers
Posted at: Feb 26

 
SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems extends its series of digitally controllable magnetic grippers with the compact SCHUNK EGM-M monopole gripper.

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DMG MORI receives orders worth $201.1 million
Posted at: Feb 25

 

With order intake of $201.1 million and 688 products sold – including major orders from the USA ($ +13.2 million), from China ($+11.8 million) and Japan ($+5.5 million) – DMG MORI takes positive stock of the in-house exhibition in Pfronten this year (previous year: $190.

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Haas hits the spot at Blumeprot, a small prototyping shop in Barcelona
Posted at: Feb 25

 
A small but ambitious prototyping shop in Barcelona has invested in a Haas UMC-750 five-axis machining centre.

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Walter’s new Xtra·tec® D4580 provides flexibility and high level of efficiency
Posted at: Feb 23

If savings can be made in work operations, savings in time on the machine and therefore also in costs can be made at the same time.

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MC Machinery Announces Agreement with AKS Cutting Systems to Manufacture and Distribute its Waterjet Product Line
Posted at: Feb 20

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Sandvik Coromant bags ‘Most Innovated Corporate Facility’ award
Posted at: Feb 18

 
Sandvik Coromant won the first prize in the catagory ‘Most Innovated Corporate Facility’ award at the Integrated Systems Europe conference held in Amsterdam recently.

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German machine tool industry expects increased production output in 2015: VDW
Posted at: Feb 17

 
Boosted by developments in the oil price and the euro exchange rate. The German machine tool industry is anticipating a three-per-cent rise in production output during 2015.

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TaeguTec launches new compact four corners double-sided insert for multiple applications
Posted at: Feb 17

 
TaeguTec has launched a new compact four corners double-sided insert for multiple applications – the 4NKT 6 millimeter insert for end mills, face mills and modular cutters.

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Delcam adds automatic collision avoidance to PowerINSPECT inspection software
Posted at: Feb 16

 
Delcam has released the 2015 version of its PowerINSPECT inspection system, the world’s leading hardware-independent metrology software.

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Hypermill increases efficiency in machining
Posted at: Feb 16

 
 
OPEN MIND Technologies AG, one of the leading CAD/CAM software developers, is set to present at TECMA.

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U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Up 7.2% in December
Posted at: Feb 13

 
 
December U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $168.2 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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Delcam’s new ArtCAM Insignia released with real-time updating of modelling changes
Posted at: Feb 13

 
Delcam has enhanced many of the modelling tools in the 2015 release of its ArtCAM Insignia CADCAM software so that the results of changes are shown in real time.

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Kennametal’s new asymmetric line-boring solution increases machining robustness
Posted at: Feb 11

 
Kennametal’s new asymmetric line-boring solution increases machining robustness, process speeds, and bore quality, and reduces tool maintenance and handling.
Precision boring is a vital process in manufacturing many critical components.

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Two new families of Seco Highfeed cutters deliver increased speeds and feeds
Posted at: Feb 11

 
Seco  has expanded its Highfeed milling cutter lineup with the introduction of the new Highfeed 2 small-diameter and Highfeed 4 with double-sided inserts. Both families incorporate new insert designs combined with more teeth per diameter for higher productivity.

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Cornell and ANSYS join hands to train next generation engineers
Posted at: Feb 10

Cornell University’s College of Engineering and ANSYS are training future engineers worldwide to become proficient in engineering simulation solutions.

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EMO MILANO 2015: Over 1,200 companies registered, and counting
Posted at: Feb 10

 
At EMO MILANO 2105 1,200 companies have already registered, booking an exhibition area of more than 100,000 sq.m.
Italy will host the 2015 edition of EMO.

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Haas Automation tops $1 billion mark in 2014 – best year ever
Posted at: Feb 6

 
Haas Automation, Inc., Oxnard, California, reports that its annual revenues exceeded $1Billion for the first time in company history in 2014 – an increase of more than 11 percent over 2013 – making it the best year ever for America’s leading machine tool builder.

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Makino to highlight high-performance technologies for the plastic injection mold manufacturing
Posted at: Feb 6

 
Makino plans to share its latest solutions for plastics processing March 23-27 at NPE2015 in Orlando, Fla. Booth S8125 is slated to showcase solutions for a variety of industries, including medical, automotive and aerospace molds.

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SkillsUSA/NIMS Launches Resource Page For Educators & Competitors
Posted at: Feb 4

 
 
The SkillsUSA/NIMS Resources page has been created to provide Instructors and Competitors with the most current information and resources for CNC Mill, CNC Lathe and CNC Technician state and national competitions sponsored by NIMS.

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FANUC Introduces FASBacCNC Powerful & Easy to use Network Based Backup Solution for CNC Files
Posted at: Feb 4

 
ROCHESTER HILLS, MI - FANUC America Corporation introduces FASBacCNC (FOCAS Automation Solution Backup CNC), a powerful and easy to use network based backup solution for FANUC CNCs.

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Vargus leads the way with its new VRX grade
Posted at: Jan 30

 
Vargus Ltd., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality thread cutting, grooving and deburring tools for the metals and plastics industries, showcased there latest product at IMTEX 2015.

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Haas Automation to Host HaasTec Open House in March
Posted at: Jan 22

This March, Haas Automation, Inc. – America’s leading machine tool builder – will once again open its doors for a massive 4-day open house at its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Oxnard, CA.

 
HaasTec 2015, scheduled for March 17 through 20, from 8 a.

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NIMS Announces Record Number of Certifications Pursued for Metalworking Jobs
Posted at: Jan 20

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Research proves Haas’ take on advantages of cellular machining over general-purpose CNC machine tools
Posted at: Jan 19

Research shows cellular machining utilising general-purpose CNC machine tools offers significant advantages over high-end, special purpose machines, with no loss of part accuracy or quality.

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Ford’s power play: New GT, Shelby Mustang and Raptor
Posted at: Jan 19

 
DETROIT — The Ford GT made a triumphant return Monday with the unveiling of a sleek and edgy supercar the automaker plans to build next year.

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New column moving machining center from Doosan
Posted at: Jan 14

Doosan Machine Tools recently launched its new VCF 850 Series of column moving machining centers, which can be used to perform a wide range of machining works using 3 to 5 axes integrated into a single machining center.

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Vincennes University "CNC Machinist Now" program a success
Posted at: Jan 13

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Okuma’s ‘OSP suite’ next generation CNC wins best 10 New Product Award
Posted at: Jan 12

 
Okuma’s ‘OSP suite’ next generation CNC received the Monozukuri Prize at the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun’s (Business & Technology Daily News) 2014 Best 10 New Product Awards.

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GibbsCAM CNC Programming Automation with SolidWorks Models to be Featured at SolidWorks World 2015
Posted at: Jan 12

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PAL Robotics invests in Haas CNC Mini Mill
Posted at: Jan 6

 
Spanish company PAL Robotics has taken delivery recently of a Haas CNC Mini Mill, which it will use to develop and make various critical parts for its latest design of humanoid, service robots.

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Machine safety: Standard-compliant concepts require local know-how
Posted at: Jan 5

Michael Jochem, Bosch Rexroth AG

Machine safety has become an increasingly important priority over the past 20 years for end users. This has ethical as well as economical reasons: every workplace accident causes machine downtimes and costs.

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Gleason enhances GMS series of analytical gear inspection systems
Posted at: Jan 5

 
Gleason Corporation announces the introduction of the 175GMS Analytical Gear Inspection System, with faster complete inspection of automotive, aerospace and other smaller gears, as well as gear cutting tools and non-gear parts.

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Manufacturing jobs a growing part of northern Nevada economy
Posted at: Jan 5

 
Motorists headed for Lake Tahoe along Fairview Drive in Carson City probably don’t pay much attention to the Ametherm Inc. plant as they pass by.

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90,000 sq. meters exhibition area already booked at EMO MILANO 2015
Posted at: Dec 29

90,000 square meters are the net exhibition area already booked nine months from the opening of EMO MILANO 2015. Almost achieved, well in advance, the threshold of 95,000 square meters covered in the previous edition (2009).

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5 Steps to Improving Production Economics
Posted at: Dec 29

 
The goal of any machining operation is to produce accurate parts at the lowest cost, thereby maximizing profitability. The traditional way to lower machining costs is to accelerate production rates with more aggressive machining parameters, usually focusing on faster cutting speeds.

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Edgecam teams up with Sandvik and DMG Mori to solve today’s biggest challenge
Posted at: Dec 29

 
 
 
Manufacturers have been shown how “three of the strongest names in the world in their field,” can help solve today’s biggest challenge.

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Gene Haas to bid on Marussia F1's assets at auction
Posted at: Dec 19

 
Gene Haas has a close eye on Marussia as the backmarker team's collapse is completed over the next few days.
On Tuesday, the assets of the failed Banbury-based team will begin to be sold at auction, and Haas - whose own team will debut in 2016 - could be a significant bidder.

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Okuma America’s ‘Make the Leap’ event focusses on advanced CNC manufacturing technologies
Posted at: Dec 19

 
Attendees at Okuma America Corporation’s annual Technology Showcase event learn about the latest in CNC manufacturing technology to improve productivity and profitability.

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DMG MORI opens Global Headquarters in Winterthur
Posted at: Dec 18

 
In the heart of Europe, DMG MORI recently opened its new global headquarters. From this base in the Swiss city of Winterthur, the sale and service activities of all European companies within the German-Japanese cooperation will be controlled.

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TRUMPF launches second-generation TruLaser Cell 8030 for laser cutting
Posted at: Dec 18

 
Sets new standards of productivity, energy efficiency and flexibility.
Four years after the successful market launch of the first generation, TRUMPF is releasing the second generation of its TruLaser Cell 8030.

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U.S. manufacturing output surges in November
Posted at: Dec 15

 
(Reuters) - U.S. manufacturing output recorded its largest increase in nine months in November as production expanded across the board, pointing to underlying strength in the economy.
Factory production increased 1.1 percent last month after an upwardly revised 0.

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The Jobs Gap: Skilled Positions Sit Empty
Posted at: Dec 15

 
The Project For Student Debt released data on Nov. 13 that the average amount of debt for a Minnesota state college student was $30,894 last year. The unfortunate thing is that about half of the 20-something college graduates are either unemployed or underemployed.

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US cutting tool consumption up 9.7% in October: AMT
Posted at: Dec 12

 
October US cutting tool consumption totaled $193.6 million, according to the US Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report (CTMR) collaboration, was up 9.

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Turnkey solutions: Building a system line equipped with top-tier technologies
Posted at: Dec 8

 
We have entered an era in which people buy and sell products together with the technologies involved.

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Bosch Rexroth’s production facility in the Americas celebrates 25 years of operation
Posted at: Dec 8

 
The recently expanded Fountain Inn, South Carolina campus, operating since 1989, specializes in manufacturing hydraulic pumps and has additional training, R&D and shipping capabilities.

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With 2 championships in 4 years, Gene Haas is now one of NASCAR’s elite owners
Posted at: Dec 8

 
While it’s people that build championship-winning teams, the success or failure of an organization ultimately rests with one person: the team owner.

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A CNC Mill Backpack Drills Permanent Messages Into Solid Rock
Posted at: Dec 5

 

Everyone wants to live forever. Or at the very least, leave something behind that will last. In some ways, that's the most basic driving force behind graffiti: I was here. Paint washes away, but rock carvings, on the other hand, have a considerably longer half-life.

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American Manufacturing Is Alive and Well
Posted at: Dec 3

 

For the U.S. economy, manufacturing still matters. That is something that can be lost amid the influx of imports on store shelves and steady erosion of factory jobs.

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MfgTechUpdate.com joins hands with CNCjobs.net
Posted at: Dec 2

 

MfgTechUpdate, India’s leading machine tool portal announced a strategic partnership with CNCjobs.net, a leading Employment Source Specific to Manufacturing and Technology in the US.
Part of Antech Media Solutions, MfgTechUpdate.

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Mazak launches next generation iSMART Factory concept
Posted at: Nov 25

 
A dynamic, ongoing and limitless concept, the next-generation iSMART Factory represents Mazak’s all-encompassing manufacturing vision.
Yamazaki Mazak Japan has recently launched its new forward-thinking Mazak iSMART Factory concept.

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Okuma opens aerospace center of excellence
Posted at: Nov 25

Equipment, parts and engineering services will be available to all tiers of aerospace manufacturing for test cuts and productivity trials
Okuma announces that they have opened an Aerospace Center of Excellence at their facility in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Okuma develops space-saving CNC precision cylindrical grinders
Posted at: Nov 13

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Walter, Starrag team up to help small, medium units upgrade technology
Posted at: Nov 13

 
Walter AG of Germany and Starrag Group of Switzerland have joined hands to tap business opportunities in the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) segment.

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More high schools teach manufacturing skills
Posted at: Nov 13

 

 
WHEELING, ILL. — Javier Tamayo looks like a journeyman machinist as he briskly turns a wrench to replace a chipped tool in a computerized cutting device at Bridgestone's metal parts factory here.

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GF Machining Solutions unveils dedicated MoldTech wire EDM series
Posted at: Nov 11

 

GF Machining Solutions has introduced the AgieCharmilles CUT 200/300 MoldTech series of wire EDMs that meets the specific needs of moldmakers.

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US Manufacturers Add 15,000 Jobs in October
Posted at: Nov 10

 
US manufacturers added 15,000 jobs in October as the overall jobless rate declined, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Edgecam Joins Partners in Thinc
Posted at: Nov 6

 
Okuma America Corporation, a world leader in CNC machine tools, is pleased to announce that Edgecam, a provider of market leading production CAM solutions for CNC machining, has joined Partners in THINC.

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Forbes Names Fanuc A Top Global Innovator For The Fourth Consecutive Year
Posted at: Nov 5

 

 
Rochester Hills, Michigan – FANUC Corp. The leading manufacturer of CNCs, robots, and ROBOMACHINEs, has been named one of the top 100 innovative companies in the world by Forbes. This is the fourth consecutive year Forbes has named FANUC a top global innovator.

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US manufacturing jumps in October as new orders surge
Posted at: Nov 4

 

Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images - An employee grinds steel components on the fabrication area floor at the Ellicott Dredges manufacturing facility in Baltimore, Maryland.

 

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Makino Launches New Machining Center for Small Part 5-Axis Production
Posted at: Nov 3

 
 
 
Global machine tool manufacturer Makino has launched a new horizontal machining platform optimized for five axis small part production.

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Mazak Introduces New HYBRID Multi-Tasking Technology
Posted at: Oct 31

Mazak Corporation has unveiled its new INTEGREX i-400AM (additive manufacturing) HYBRID Multi-Tasking Machine.

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CNCJobs.Net Announces Partnership with CNCZone.Com
Posted at: Oct 24

 

 
The 2 Largest Websites Specific to Manufacturing Resources Have Joined Forces - CNCJobs.Net and CNCZone.

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Recruitment Buzz UK on CNCJobs.Net
Posted at: Oct 14

 

 

 
This Job Board just Added Video to the Mix
 
CNCJobs.net has launched a job board and resume search engine with support for video (view site).

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City program wants to prepare high schoolers for today's manufacturing jobs
Posted at: Oct 6

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CNC Jobs Launches the 1st Video Supported Job Board / Resume Search Engine
Posted at: Sep 3

 
 
 

 
 
 
In conjunction with the International Manufacturing and Technology Show in Chicago, CNC Jobs Inc. has launched the first ever VIDEO SUPPORTED Job Board and Resume Search engine (www.cncjobs.

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In Conjunction With Our Product Launch At The IMTS, CNCJobs.Net Is Happy to Announce Our New Logo!
Posted at: Sep 2

 

 
 
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