A new e-learning program from Sandvik Coromant provides novice and experienced machine tool operators alike with an online approach to bolstering their metal cutting skills.
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"Retrieve, store and analyze" summarizes the main steps a production monitoring system follows to provide actionable data: the information a shop can act on to make better decisions about manufacturing processes.
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With a reading of 47.9, the Gardner Business Index showed that the moldmaking industry contracted for the second time in three months. June’s index was the lowest since October 2014 and the second-lowest since December 2013. The index has trended down consistently since this past February.