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Where Were the Counters of Cutting Tools?

Visitors to IMTS 2014 may have noticed that some cutting tool manufacturers did not have row upon row of new product counters and tabletop displays in their booths. Why? Because the emphasis has shifted to data about cutting tools.

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Improvement Is Not Optional

No matter how busy this shop gets, it continues to pull teams of employees out of production so they can focus on solving problems to make incremental process changes. The advances add up. Today, this is a very different shop than it once was.


Swiss-Type Lathe Features Integral Laser Cutter

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The Next Big Thing?

Watch for bold advances in technology, but be moderate in expectations for sudden and dramatic change. That’s not how our industry progresses.

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A Stronger Moldmaking Market

According to the 2014 Metalworking and Plastic Capital Spending Surveys by Gardner Research, facilities that subscribe to MoldMaking Technology will spend $2.5 billion on metalworking equipment, tooling and workholding, primary processing equipment, auxiliary equipment, molds,software and testing equipment.

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