Improving your employees’ self-esteem can minimize the effects of schadenfreude and possibly promote firgun. This clear as mud?
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The strength of U.S. manufacturing is driving machine tool sales to their highest levels in more than a decade. Our survey says that machine tool sales should rise to $7.442 billion in 2014, an increase of 19 percent over 2013.
Plastics reinforced with glass present more machining variables to manage than conventional metals. This shop has developed a process to overcome those challenges and has become more adroit at short-run work along the way.
The new series of Jupiter centerless cylindrical grinding machines from Erwin Junker Machinery (Elgin, Illinois) addresses the limitations to applying this process to small- to medium-sized batches.
With a reading of 50.3, Gardner’s metalworking business index showed that the metalworking industry expanded for the second month in a row—the first time the industry has grown for two consecutive months since summer 2012.