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Milltronics Keeps Its Focus

A recent open house at Milltronics’ Waconia, Minnesota, headquarters shows that this machine tool supplier is concentrating on serving its best customers, which include job shops, start-up machining companies, toolrooms, tool and die houses, and other users who want flexible, capable and affordable machines for milling and turning applications.

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All-Directional Turning Cuts Cycle Times 50%

Sandvik Coromant’s PrimeTurning process allows turning and facing in all directions, delivering dramatic increases in high volume production. Cycle time reductions of 50% or more can be achieved.

ERP / Top Shops

Top Shops Benchmarking: Providing Direction, Gaging Performance

Top Shops benchmarking data helps guide shops’ improvement efforts and enables them to gage where they rank among industry-leading machining businesses.

Modern Machine Shop
August Issue

Top Shops 2017: Grow Your Business

Gardner Business Intelligence: Metalworking Business Index July 2017 – 55.0

Employment in metalworking is seeing five-year highs.

Siemens Answers with the Most Innovative CNC Solutions for Machine Tool Technology

CAD/CAM / CAM for Production

FEA for DFM

Shops that offer design for manufacturability advice can reduce customers’ machining cost and complexity. This shop leverages finite element analysis as part of its sophisticated DFM efforts, and this also helps in its efforts to establish long-term relationships with its customers’ engineers.
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Knowledge Centers

Knowledge Centers are well organized collections of practical information on specific topics. This is the place to go to get grounded on technologies and best practice.


So You’re in the Market for a Machine Tool—Start by Asking “Why?”

There’s nothing worse than buying a new machine that ends up neglected in the corner because it’s the wrong one for the job. Some key questions at the beginning of your search can help you avoid that.

Video: 5 Things You Didn’t Know about Additive Manufacturing

Manufacturers now succeeding with additive manufacturing are beginning to see what its ultimate impact might be. Here are ideas about the reach that AM will have, and the kinds of changes and advances it will enable.