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Published: 8/1/2017

Milling Machine Control System Leaves a Mark on Tattoo-Machine Developer
When the prototyping process wasn't able to keep pace with creativity, applying Heidenhain's Acu-Rite MillPwr G2 control on this tattoo machine designer's Webb milling machine enabled faster prototyping.

Published: 8/1/2017

Measuring Components Help Job Shop Triple Capacity
Magnolia Tooling's older, less-accurate machines required time-consuming manual setup procedures. Purchasing new machines from Makino and accessories from Blum-Novotest streamlined setup and optimized production.

Published: 8/1/2017

Overcoming Toolholder Deformation with High-Torque Retention Knobs
At Hansen Engineering Co., toolholder expansion reduced spindle contact, causing a variety of production issues. High-torque retention knobs from JM Performance Products increased productivity and reduced downtime.

Published: 3/1/2017

Shop Management System Streamlines Aerospace Production
For Sealth Aero Marine, jobs were hard to track and production information was hard to access. ProShop, from Adion Systems made these processes easier and improved sales and on-time deliveries.

Published: 11/1/2016

Automotive Manufacturer Grows through Automation
Gil-Mar Manufacturing met growing application demands on their average machines by partnering with Methods Machine Tools to automate and integrate them.

Published: 4/1/2016

Honing Expertise Provides Winning Finish for Pro Stock Engines
Elite Performance needed to produce a rounder, straighter bore to increase engine performance. Sunnen's SV-20 machine and multi-stone diamond abrasives provided greater honing control, flexibility and repeatability.

Published: 1/1/2016

Gantry Machine Streamlines Mold Production
Century Tool and Gage's large-size plates used in the injection-molding process were causing production bottlenecks. The Annihilator gantry machining center from Quickmill improved productivity and quality.

Published: 1/1/2016

VMC Helps Shop Find Tight-Tolerance Niche
YDC Precision Machine's VMCs needed more capacity and capability, so it invested in a Makino PS95 vertical machining center that cut cycle times in half.

Published: 12/1/2015

VMC Improves Shop’s Flexibility, Efficiency
RDM Manufacturing Precision CNC needed to improve its equipment flexibility to keep up with its large variety of clients. Investing in a VMC from SMTCL enabled the shop to achieve higher metal removal rates and better surface finish to better deal w...

Published: 11/2/2015

Increasing Production with Fewer Machines
Hanna Cylinders needed to shorten production lead times and speed deliveries. Replacing several of its legacy machines with Mazak machine tools helped to increase jobs shipped per month and brought production in-house, even with fewer overall machin...