Manufacturing News of Note: June 2017

Sandvik Coromant and Zimmerman appoint new presidents, DeVry University launches advanced manufacturing classes, and more industry news.
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Nadine Crauwels, President of Sandvik Coromant. 

Nadine Crauwels has been appointed as the new President of Sandvik Coromant (Sandviken, Sweden) and will be responsible for continuing to develop the company as a supplier of tools, tooling solutions and know-how to the manufacturing industry. She will report to Klas Forsström, President of Sandvik Machining Solutions, and be a member of the Sandvik Machining Solutions Management Team.

Here is more news to note:


  • Understanding Jerk Control

    What does "jerk" refer to, and where does it fit into machine performance?

  • How One Shop Machines Advanced Ceramics

    Years of trial and error combined with the appropriate machining technology allow this company to produce custom parts made of alumina, zirconia, boron nitride and other advanced ceramic materials. One example of key machining technology is a five-axis machining center used exclusively to produce the complex, tightly toleranced geometry that fire-hardened workpieces require.

  • Drilling Deep Holes On A VMC

    The recipe for best results is simple: Start with a rigid machine, add a high pressure through-the-spindle coolant system, then combine these with the right drill geometry plus the right speeds and feeds.