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Published: 11/10/2010

Milling, Turning Machine Line Supports Versatility
This shop relies almost exclusively on Milltronics machines for its milling and turning operations. The machines’ easy-to-use, conversational control, reliability and capacity for tight tolerances help support the versatility the shop needs to stay ...

Published: 5/19/2010

Multitasking Turning Center Enables Value-Added Service
Going the extra mile for customers is something that not all shops take advantage of for one reason or another.

Published: 1/18/2010

Machine Line Alleviates Workflow Bottlenecks
Workflow bottlenecks led this oil and gas industry manufacturer to seek a new line of machine tools. Standardizing on mills, lathes and other machines from FEMCO eliminated operator training issues while reducing process time and tooling costs.

Published: 12/22/2009

Gaining Better Sight for Productivity
American Optisurgical Inc. (AOI) products help people have a clearer view of life and their surroundings.

Published: 12/17/2009

CNC Lathes Help Expand Business, Cut Costs
Lathes from Toolmex Machinery have saved this shop time and money by reducing cycle times, achieving tighter tolerances and lessening scrap.

Published: 12/10/2009

Device Rejuvenates Legacy Control System
An old but still very usable vertical turning center became easier to operate, and actually realized more cutting time, thanks to a control retrofit that cost only hundreds of dollars.

Published: 10/19/2009

Turn-Mill Machines Turn a Shop's Situation Around
It often takes seeing a machine in action to conjure up a solution to a shop’s problem. This was the case for Steve Walters, an engineer at TriContinent Scientific Inc.

Published: 7/16/2009

Turn-Mill Turns Flexibility From Vision To Reality
A change in focus to lower-volume jobs led this manufacturer to sell its multi-axis screw machine and seek a new, flexible process to avoid tying up its traditional mills and lathes. DMG’s CTX 310ECO V3 turn-mill has helped the shop improve producti...

Published: 6/17/2008

Universal Lathe Improves Turning Capability
Peter Brotherhood (Peterborough, United Kingdom), a steam turbine manufacturer, recently discovered a bottleneck when turning a range of power-generation components. When the company implemented a Gildemeister CTX 620 V4 linear universal turn-mill c...

Published: 11/15/2002

Production Machine Shop Proves Its Value
Racks of unfinished parts ... half the machines in setup ... an in-process inventory that could choke a horse. This shop was also outsourcing more than half of its parts. Management presented the manager with a challenge - either make the machine sh...