Emily Probst Senior Editor

Emily Probst is a senior editor for Modern Machine Shop (MMS). Along with managing production of the monthly print magazine sent to 95,000+ subscribers, she also writes for the brand’s print and digital audience. Recent topic coverage has included women in manufacturing, twin-spindle technology promoted at an industry open house event and machine shop maintenance.

She also manages MMS’s blog as well as its LinkedInFacebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts.

Emily joined the Modern Machine Shop staff in the summer of 2006 as the editorial intern editing product releases for the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS).

Hired full-time in 2007 after graduating with a B.S.J. from Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, she edited product releases and columns until 2012, when she moved to writing and editing case studies for both print and online media channels. In 2016, she became Modern Machine Shop's managing editor.

In these roles, she has been fortunate enough to travel to Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Japan and across the United States visiting machine shops and OEMs while attending trade shows and other manufacturing industry events. 

Workholding

Workholding Considerations for Five-Axis Machining

By: Emily Probst

Five-axis workholding isn’t just about applying technology; it’s also about applying a different mindset.

Vertical Machining Centers

Solid Construction and Fourth Axis Are Highlights of Shop’s Newest VMC

By: Emily Probst

A vertical machining center with a fourth axis from Kent USA enables Mega Industries LLC to serve national laboratories quickly and accurately.
#casestudy

Centralized Filtration Key to Company Growth

By: Emily Probst

By investing in a Transor Filter System, Advanced Tooling Inc. was able to immediately improve cycle times and gain a consistent cutting environment. 
#casestudy #metalworkingfluids

CAD/CAM

Integrated CAM Software Automates Data Transition From Engineering to Production

By: Emily Probst

By switching to CAMWorks software, Decimal Engineering was able to boost its throughput and quality while saving time and money.  
#casestudy

Automation

Makino's MMC2 Automated Pallet System Improves Spindle Utilization

By: Emily Probst

IMTS Spark: Makino’s MMC2 modular, automated material handling system Increases Production without adding staff or equipment.
#imts

Workholding

Kurt's Precision Force Five-Axis Vises Feature Robot-Ready Design

By: Emily Probst

IMTS Spark: Three new Precision Force five-axis vises feature robot-ready design and Kurt AngLock technology for maximum workholding strength and adaptability.
#imts

Machinging Centers

Hurco's VM One Is a Reboot of Familiar VMC

By: Emily Probst

IMTS Spark: Hurco has updated its familiar VM1 with the revitalized VM One model for small shops and startups.
#imts

Grinding

Sunnen's SVL-2115 Automated Lapping Machine Improves Part Consistency

By: Emily Probst

IMTS Spark: The SVL-2115 is a multi-stage automated lapping machine that laps and air gages bores in one setup, freeing operator time. 
#imts

Cutting Tools

The Case for Abrasive Finishing Tools in CNC Applications

By: Emily Probst

According to Brush Research Manufacturing, abrasive finishing tools do not release large amounts of grit into a machine’s coolant. Hear from three shops using these tools.
#casestudy

Machinging Centers

Portal Milling Machine Provides Years of Smooth Operation

By: Emily Probst

Neuman & Esser uses their eight-year-old Droop+Rein from Starrag as a “workhorse” for complete machining.
#casestudy

Turn/Mill Machines

Standardizing on the Mazak Brand Eases Shop’s Training Process

By: Emily Probst

Choosing a single brand of machine tools enables Ketchie Inc.’s operators to be self-sufficient. They can quickly learn to set up and program virtually any machine in the shop.
#casestudy

Five-Axis Machining Centers

Large Equipment Offerings Buoyed by New CNC

By: Emily Probst

To complement the strengths of many of its larger machine tools, Tarus has added a Heidenhain CNC to benefit those manufacturers seeking high-quality contour surface milling capabilities.
#casestudy