Emily Probst

Emily Probst Senior Editor

Read the March 2016 Digital Edition

By: Emily Probst

The latest issue of Modern Machine Shop covers mill-turns, an apprenticeship program and lights-out standardization.

A Consultant's Tips for Growing Your Machine Shop

By: Emily Probst

An outside salesperson is only one element of a coherent business development strategy, says David Bassler of Bassler Sales and Management Consulting. The entire team should embrace the following tips.

Read the February 2016 Digital Edition

By: Emily Probst

The latest issue of Modern Machine Shop covers machine monitoring, micromachining for medical and picking up five-axis.

Searching for Good News in the Manufacturing Skills Gap

By: Emily Probst

While the current employment outlook is seemingly bleak, with a high number of manufacturers reporting a moderate to severe shortage of available, qualified production workers, there does appear to be a light at the end of the tunnel concerning the future of American manufacturing over the next decade.
#workforcedevelopment

View the January 2016 Digital Issue

By: Emily Probst

Read about standard tool classification for better data communication, our Top Shops benchmarking survey that's now live, and other stories from our January issue.

The 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2015

By: Emily Probst

It’s become a tradition for me, as this blog’s moderator, to look back on the year and see which posts resonated best with our readers. Here is the list of our most popular blog posts of 2015.

CNC Training Making Headway in Florida

By: Emily Probst

We hear the complaint time and time again: There’s a shortage of skilled labor in the United States. So what are we doing about it? One solution that has been getting results in Florida is the 80 to Work Program from Longwood-based Machine Training Solutions.
#workforcedevelopment

Business Software Reduces Project Time by 75 Percent

By: Emily Probst

When order processing time was on the rise, Southfield Packaging implemented Exact Online for Manufacturing business software to streamline its processes and view real-time business insight anytime, anywhere.

Amerimold 2016 Dates Announced

By: Emily Probst

Now in its 15th year, the event formerly known as the MoldMaking Expo will take place June 15-16, 2016, at Novi, Michigan’s Suburban Collection Showplace.

6 Factors Maximize Profitability in High-Precision Machining

By: Emily Probst

Jon Iverson, CEO of Optis says it is important to take an integrated approach to improving manufacturing performance. Here are six key considerations that should form an integral part of the manufacturing strategy.

New Facility to Help Strengthen Röhm’s U.S. Presence

By: Emily Probst

German workholding technology provider Röhm has opened its new 32,000-square-foot North American headquarters in Suwanee, Georgia. The facility is three times larger than its previous one, enabling the company to manufacture in the United States for the first time as well as expand the service and support it provides.

View the October 2015 Digital Issue

By: Emily Probst

Read about "mini-cells," among other stories, in the October issue of Modern Machine Shop.