Emily Probst

Emily Probst Senior Editor

Medical

Aerospace Supplier Shifts to Tight-Tolerance Ventilator Parts: "We Weren't in This Business Two Weeks Ago"

By: Emily Probst

Skilled Manufacturing Inc. is running seven days a week to produce ventilator parts that will help healthcare workers battle the coronavirus.
#covid-19

Grinding

When Manufacturing Industry Events Are Delayed

By: Emily Probst

Walter is moving to a digital product launch Wednesday at 10 a.m. CET (5 a.m. ET) in light of the coronavirus causing a significant delay for an in-person launch.
#covid-19

Additive

DMG MORI Invests in the Future by Providing Integrated Solutions

By: Emily Probst

During a recent open house event at DMG MORI’s factory in Pfronten, Germany, the company highlighted advances in digitalization as well as automation and additive manufacturing.

Shop Management Software

The Manifold Benefits of Standardization

By: Emily Probst

By locking in on manifolds, investing in one HMC model and developing custom software used on iPads in every department, this shop has set itself up for continuous improvement and its new employees up for success.

The 10 Most Popular Posts of 2019

By: Emily Probst

A look back at the top posts from 2019 reveals that shops are hungry for the “secret sauce” that will improve their business conditions. Automation and five-axis machining are two processes that our readers explored the most for solving manufacturing challenges.

Grinding

Keeping Blanchard Grinding Current

By: Emily Probst

What do you do when a large portion of your business depends on machine tools that are more than 30 years old? You roll up your sleeves and perform some of the maintenance of your machines yourself, even if you are the company’s VP, because that maintenance is crucial to the shop’s success. 

Additive

A Machine Shop Poised for Additive Production

By: Emily Probst

By laying the groundwork now, Able Tool will be prepared for the day when machine shops are commonly called to produce metal parts via additive manufacturing.

Modern Machine Shop Covers Top Shops

By: Emily Probst

The speakers at this year’s Top Shops Conference have faced business challenges just like you. Before heading to the show, read stories we’ve written about them in past issues of Modern Machine Shop.
#topshops

Modern Machine Shop Announces Top Shops Honorees for 2019

By: Emily Probst

Annual benchmarking program identifies best practices at best-in-class manufacturing facilities.
#topshops

Additive

Curious About Additive Manufacturing? Tour a Facility

By: Emily Probst

This year’s Additive Manufacturing Conference + Expo includes technical tours of Austin-based headquarters for EOS and Essentium. The hands-on learning experience will cover topics including metal additive manufacturing (AM), AM for production, materials testing, business changes for AM and polymers.

Write About Your Shop in MMS's "The View from My Shop" Column

By: Emily Probst

Tell us about machine shop management and the challenges involved in the technology and business of machining from your point of view.

NEWS

American Precision Museum Seeks Executive Director

By: Emily Probst

The American Precision Museum in Windsor, Vermont, is soliciting resumes from manufacturing industry professionals for the position of Executive Director.