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Published: 6/23/2017

Amerimold: Moldmaking's Largest Show Is A Microcosm of Current Metalworking Technology
Many of the emerging developments and key trends in metalworking technology were represented at this show, making it a revealing cross-section of current advances.

Published: 6/19/2017

Improvement Versus Reinvention: Impressions from Virginia
A three-day journey through Virginia shows advanced manufacturing’s concern with pursuing lean principles when facing challenges rooted in the past and arriving on the horizon.

Published: 6/16/2017

Manufacturing News of Note: June 2017
Sandvik Coromant and Zimmerman appoint new presidents, DeVry University launches advanced manufacturing classes, and more industry news.

Published: 6/6/2017

Buying a VMC: Considering Toolchanger, Coolant Delivery and Chip Removal
Among characteristics like structure and spindle quality, here are a few factors to consider when buying a vertical machining center.

Published: 5/30/2017

Hot Temperatures (and Technologies) at Eastec 2017
Eastec’s peculiar Massachusetts venue offered the chance to sample a broad variety of advanced manufacturing technologies. Here is a slideshow and some impressions from the trade show.

Published: 5/24/2017

Making Connections at Innovation Days
Among other highlights, this year’s iteration of DMG MORI’s annual open house event showcased the company’s latest efforts to connect traditionally disparate machining operations, both in the physical sense and the virtual sense.

Published: 5/22/2017

Buying a VMC: The Basics of Spindle Speeds and Tapers
What’s the difference between CAT, BT and HSK tapers? These and other questions are important when considering a new vertical machining center.

Published: 5/18/2017

Turret Added to Five-Axis Bar-Fed Milling Machine
This bar-fed mill features a nine-station turret in addition to a five-axis milling spindle. That way, turning can be performed on the bar while the milling spindle performs backworking on a parted-off workpiece.

Published: 5/11/2017

Entry-Level Option for Machine Automation
This new modular handling system for Hermle machine tools is designed for shops that don’t necessarily need a complex and expensive robotic system, and it converts stand-alone machines into flexible manufacturing cells.

Published: 5/3/2017

Automation Advances at FANUC 2017 Private Show
Updates unveiled at the company’s annual event promote higher-volume production, easier programming and better monitoring capability across product lines.