Julia Hider Associate Editor

Julia Hider graduated from Ohio State University in 2014 with a B.A. in journalism, after which she became an author, freelance writer and content specialist. She joined Gardner Business Media as an assistant editor with Modern Machine Shop in 2017. In 2018, she joined Production Machining as an associate editor, where she wrote about the precision machining and was involved in the PMPA’s NextGen committee. She returned to Modern Machine Shop in 2020, where she is now an associate editor covering the metalworking industry.

Holemaking Tools

Eliminating Human Error with a Closed-Loop Boring Bar System

By: Julia Hider

Rigibore’s ActiveEdge boring bars and Zenith system automatically adjust based on in-process measurement data, reducing scrap and aiding in lights out machining.

NEWS

AMT Launches IMTS Spark

By: Julia Hider

IMTS spark, presented in conjunction with Gardner Business Media, is a digital platform designed to help businesses optimize their manufacturing processes. It runs from Monday, September 21 through March 15, 2021.

NEWS

BIEMH Postponed Until May 2022

By: Julia Hider

The international machine tool exhibition, which was originally scheduled for May and had been postponed until November, will now be held next in May 2022.  

NEWS

Amerimold 2021 Announces New Dates

By: Julia Hider

Amerimold 2021 will also be co-located with Molding 2021, the Extrusion Conference and Rotoplas, providing attendees with a more comprehensive experience.

Supertec Mini Genie Cylindrical Grinder Removes More Stock

By: Julia Hider

IMTS Spark: Supertec Machinery’s Mini Genie CNC cylindrical grinder is designed for shops with limited floor space

Alliance's Vacuum Degreasers Handle Critical Applications

By: Julia Hider

IMTS Spark: Alliance Manufacturing Inc. is the U.S. distributor for Ilsa S.p.A.’s enclosed vacuum degreasing systems, which can clean complex parts to tight standards. 

NEWS

IMCO Carbide Tool Joins IMC Group

By: Julia Hider

Details of the August agreement were not disclosed, but company leadership says most aspects of IMCO’s operations and product portfolio will not change.

Rocklin Manufacturing's FlyMarker Mini Handles Uneven Surfaces

By: Julia Hider

IMTS Spark: Rocklin Manufacturing’s FlyMarker mini 85/45 plus is a portable, battery-operated dot-peen marker with a large marking area and deep marking power.

NEWS

Hermle USA Expansion Doubles North American Headquarters

By: Julia Hider

The additional 15,000 square feet of space includes a Technology and Innovation Center, an apprenticeship and training area, additional warehouse space, and a customer hospitality area.

NEWS

Kitamura Announces New VP of Sales, Distributor

By: Julia Hider

Kitamura has announced that Dave Lucius is joining its leadership team as vice president of sales for the Americas, and that Tipton Technologies is its new exclusive representative in northern Ohio. 

NEWS

Heidenhain Joins OMIC R&D

By: Julia Hider

Heidenhain will provide OMIC R&D with immediate data gathering capability, and the two organizations plan to work together on training and workforce development. 

NEWS

ISO Publishes DMSC Metrology Standard

By: Julia Hider

The new standard, known as ISO 23952:2020, describes the general content and structure of the Quality Information Framework (QIF) information model.