On Display at Eastec 2019

Here is an overview of some of the CNC machining and other technology showcased at the biennial manufacturing trade show.

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Advanced Manufacturing Event Explores Augmented Reality

Transformative technologies will be on display at MT360 in Santa Clara, California, including augmented reality – the digital tool for manual work.

Automotive / Robots

What is the Role of Collaborative Automation in Production?

Thyssenkrupp Bilstein’s North American operations is finding out. The shock absorber manufacturer has eight cobots and counting in its Ohio production facility, plus two autonomous vehicles. Here are scenes from its shop where the picture of automation is changing.

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Kaiser Thinbit Celebrates 55 Years

Kaiser Tool Co. has been at its current location in Fort Wayne, Indiana, for 25 years. 

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

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Medical Industry Improves Free Cash Flow

Free cash flow improvement exceeds reduction in capital expenditures, signaling continued medical industry growth.

Five Axis / Machining Centers

Running Unattended at Night Lets Machine Shop Serve New Customers During Day

Precision Tool Technologies found capacity for diversification not by adding machines, people or space, but by freeing up time. Running unattended—running so it can machine through all 168 hours in the week—has enabled this shop to use hours when staff is present to deliver work that lands outside its established specialty. To achieve unattended machining, some of the biggest challenges have related to basic details such as chips and coolant.

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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.


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.

Offline CNC Makes Precision Productive

Relieving the control of its calculation burden helps meet demand for increased volumes, faster deliveries and greater varieties of complex, mirror-finish components machined with diamond tools.