Standing Aid Reduces Chronic Leg and Back Pain

Faced with chronic pain, a machinist developed a system for relieving work-related strains on the body.


Three Approaches to Discovering New Technology at a Trade Show

Exhibitor technology is at the heart of any industrial trade show, and at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), there’s a lot to see. Here are a few ways visitors can discover new technology on the show floor.

Data-Driven Manufacturing

Smart Machining Starts with Smart Sawing

A CNC band saw manufacturer worked with a university corporate research center to develop a cloud-based predictive maintenance app to not only monitor blade life, but also to predict blade failure. It also monitors overall band saw machine health in real time.

Modern Machine Shop
June Issue

Supply Chain and Employment Activity Sustain Index

The Metalworking Index’s component movement indicates maturing expansion.

Data-Driven Manufacturing

Machine Monitoring Enhances Human Resource Functions

Decisions about manufacturing processes are not the only business factors that can be improved by the insights derived from data collected by a machine-monitoring system. For this shop, using this information to strengthen and fine-tune its employee incentive program is a significant benefit, among many others.

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

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.

Video: 5 Questions about Automation in Manufacturing

Productive uses of automation often involve people and technology working in parallel to complement one another.

The Value Proposition of Five-Axis Machining

Moving to five-axis machining is a big commitment. What exactly are the concrete benefits of five-axis machines compared to three-axis machines?