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Gleason Gear Solutions Forum: 2015

Celebrating its 150th anniversary, Gleason emphasizes education at its recent seminar, focusing on digital manufacturing, gear design, tooling materials, additive manufacturing and technology trends in gear grinding.

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Titan Season 2

The reality TV show about a machining job shop is about to start a new season. But in a way, the show itself is part of a new season for its creator, Titan Gilroy, because the show came about only after some failure and success in his life had both come to an end. I see lessons in both the way he produces the show and the journey that preceded TV.


Punching Above Your Weight

A multitasking machine enabled this small shop to bid competitively against larger operations by eliminating setups and reducing cycle times, but it first had to learn what jobs work best using turn-mill equipment.


Fineblanking Picks Up Speed

A fineblanking press from Feintool Technologies promises to bring the benefits of fineblanking to a wider range of small components.

Metalworking Business Index

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Business Index Continues to Contract

  With a reading of 43.8, the Gardner Business Index showed the production machining industry contracted in September for the 6th month in a row and at its fastest rate in more than 2 years.

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