Automakers Focused on Production at First AM Workshop for Automotive

The inaugural Additive Manufacturing Workshop for Automotive (AMWA) highlighted current and future 3D-printing applications in the auto industry.
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5 Ways Automated On-Machine Probing Improves Productivity

Using automated inspection tools in CNC machining provides numerous benefits that improve productivity and reduce scrap.

Machining Centers / Robots

If at First Your CNC Machine Shop Doesn’t Succeed with Robots, Automate Again

Alexandria Industries struggled with its first robotic machining cell. However, the aluminum extrusion components manufacturer—now with more than 20 robots—discovered that by simplifying and standardizing its automation strategy, it could reap the benefits of unattended machining even for relatively low batch sizes.

Siemens Answers with the Most Innovative CNC Solutions for Machine Tool Technology

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March Issue

An Automation Comeback Story

Metalworking Index Extends Its Consistent Growth Pattern

The February Index records four months of consistent expansion.

Automotive / Gear Production

Eyeing Automotive Machining Applications in Taiwan

I took time to check out machining equipment geared toward components for automobiles—electric vehicles in particular—at the recent TMTS show in Taichung.

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Knowledge Centers

Knowledge Centers are well organized collections of practical information on specific topics. This is the place to go to get grounded on technologies and best practice.


We Belong Here: Women in Manufacturing Share Their Stories

Three women—a young welder, an experienced machinist/setup person and a shop owner—share what it is like to be a woman in a manufacturing career and illustrate that a more inclusive workforce helps our manufacturing industry thrive.

For This Mold Shop, the Key to Closing the Skills Gap is Emotional Intelligence

Thanks to a culture change founded on a commitment to emotional intelligence, this mold supplier solved its skilled labor problem and increased throughput per employee.