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Published: 10/17/2011

Turn-Mill Keeps Diversified Work In-House
A Samsung SL25ASY turn-mill is the latest investment by a manufacturer that is moving to bring more core work in-house while also diversifying its customer base.

Published: 1/25/2011

HMCs, Turn/Mills Aid Diversification Strategy
This company had expanded its facility, implemented Lean practices and taken other steps to improve efficiency, but breaking into new sectors such as wind energy would require new technology. Two turn/mill machines and two HMCs from Mazak enabled th...

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

CNC Turning Technology Protects Craftsmanship
The consistency and efficiency provided by SNK's Prodigy GT-27 Gang-Tool Lathe enabled this manufacturer of custom, high-end flutes to concentrate more on craftsmanship and less on trivial tasks.

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