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Cyber Security for Machine Shops and Manufacturers

Cyber security is now a major issue for manufacturers. Here's a handy list of guides, software and training centers offered by key U.S. government agencies to help companies lower the risk of cyber threats.

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Seven Things to Know about the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0

When everything is connected to everything else, manufacturing will have a very different face.

ZONE: Automotive » CNCs

Shop Applies App to Adopt CNC Technology Faster

A custom machine-operating and automatic program-generating app has helped racing parts maker Moser Engineering quickly reap the benefits of CNC machining even though nobody there had any prior experience with it.


Hobbing Bevel Gears on a Turn-Mill Center

After deciding to manufacture bevel gears for its own purposes in-house, Index developed a “gear hobbing package” that transforms its R200 and R300 turn-mill centers into gear cutting machines.

Metalworking Business Index

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August MBI Index at 43.3 – Lowest Index since July 2009

With a reading of 43.3, Gardner’s Metalworking Business Index showed that the industry contracted in August for the fifth month in a row to its lowest level since July 2009, when the index was 36.5

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