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Modern Machine Shop's series of topical webinars is tailored specifically for the designers, engineers, and executives who are moving the manufacturing industry forward. All webinars are recorded and available on demand. If you'd like to be notified when a new webinar is scheduled, sign up here.

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All webinars are recorded and available on demand.

How to Meet the Expectations of Today's Machine Shop Customer to Sell More

Learn how you can quickly align your business and customer experience to capture these evolving customer demands and grow your business as a result.

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On-Demand: Virtual Tour of Autodesk's Technology Center in Birmingham, UK

The tour will showcase exciting customer stories utilizing emerging technologies including generative design, additive and hybrid manufacturing, industrial robots, and more.

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Improve COVID-19 Safety in Your Building with Flow Simulation

These building design and flow simulation tools are now being used to help companies evaluate workspace modifications to determine how to safely provide their employees and customers with a safe environment.

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How to Take a Proactive Approach to Marketing Your Machine Shop

Learn how to take a proactive approach to diversifying your customer base, expand your reach, and grow your business.

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On-Demand: Lean Manufacturing Through Automated Mass Customization

Automating CAM & Inspection improves operational efficiency, sustainability, product performance, and quality along the way, decreasing the cost of mass customization, and providing unique solution for customers at lower costs.

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Protecting Your Business From Cybersecurity Threats During COVID-19

With more employees working from home, manufacturers must revisit their cybersecurity protocols to protect against new cyberthreats that have emerged in response to changes in how we work.

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Discover the Latest in High-Speed Aluminum Machining of Large Parts - Meet the USA made Hybrid Mill from C.R. Onsrud

Do you machine large aluminum parts? Join C.R. Onsrud for an informative webinar on the latest in large-part machining technology: the 2021 Hybrid Mill.

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How to Identify Good Collaborative Robot Projects

Statistics show that collaborative automation is the fastest growing segment in the industry, and for good reason: cobots are safe, easy to use, and quick to deploy.

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Opportunities and Challenges for Aluminum in Electrical Vehicle Structures

As electric vehicles proliferate, lightweighting will become even more important to help boost efficiency and increase driving range.

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What Do You Need to Be a Top Five-Axis Machine Shop?

The Top Shops benchmarking survey data yields insights into the practices, which lead to performance differences, that separate five-axis machine shops from those that don't practice five-axis machining.

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Using CAD/CAM Automation to Enable Remote Manufacturing

Whether your teams are working from the same location or working remotely, CAMWorks provides the collaboration and automation tools to keep production running at full capacity.

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How Vestas Manufactures Windmills with 3D Printed Jigs and Fixtures

Manufacturing massive sustainable energy solutions requires equally massive tools to do the job.

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Remove Barriers to Productivity: How Multi-Tasking Improves Throughput and Reduces Cost

Mazak will take a look at the benefits of multi-tasking and why modern multi-tasking equipment provides more overall production benefits and flexibility compared to earlier generations of the technology.

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Aluminum Design and Lightweighting Solutions Workshop: Enabling Technologies and Sustainability of Automotive

Andreas Afseth and Chris Devadas will lead the discussion about enabling technologies for surface treatment, corrosion control, joining, repair, recycling, and sustainability of automotive aluminum.

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Increasing Productivity and Machine Up Time

Every machinist knows that time is money and understands how critical it is to keep the machine tool running. But how can machinists do this?

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Chasing the Clock

Hear from John Lucier, Automation Manager at Methods, on how shops can increase their shops productivity through lights out machining and stop worrying about chasing the clock.

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Autonomous Bin Picking for Cobots: Is it Finally Here?

Bin picking comes in many shapes and sizes, but one area with unique requirements is bin picking applications for machine tending where precision pick-path-and-place and rapid deployment is required.

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Quoting From PDF Drawings Made Easy

Learn the challenges and risks associated with quoting from PDFs and how this technology allows for faster, more accurate quoting.

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Automated Gauging for Process Control of Machining Operations

Learn the process of specifying and commissioning gauging systems used on the shop floor to measure critical features.

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Aluminum Design and Lightweighting Solutions Workshop: Extrusion Process and Design Overview

Review the extrusion process, extrusion alloy selection, and benefits of optimized profile design. Post-extrusion fabrication options will be discussed, focusing on minimizing final cost and fully integrating the advantages of the extrusion process.

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How to Keep Your Air Clean in Today's Modern Machine Shop: Which Technology is Right for Your Application?

What clean air technology works best for a CNC machining facility? With the latest in technology and the improvements in media, it is important to know which is most effective.

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How Smart is your Pick and Replenishment Process?

Parts replenishment is a key function in any manufacturing operation. Getting the right parts to the right place at the right time is essential in any factory.

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Aluminum Design and Lightweighting Solutions Workshop: Foundry Alloys, Processes and Characteristics

Jerome Fourmann will lead the discussion about aluminum foundry alloys, extrusion processes and related characteristics for vehicle design.

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Learn How High QA 360 Enables Effective Communication with Your Manufacturing Quality Supply Chain

Seamless communication of all manufacturing and quality information improves collaboration, transparency, and well-structured relationships between suppliers and buyers.

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New Technologies for Asset Localization and Tracking

Join SICK in this webinar to see how an ultra-wideband localization system can add greater visibility to your processes and lead you to move from just gathering data to gaining real-time knowledge to improve operations.

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Tips and Technology for Increasing Efficiency in Grinding

How has technology changed the grinding industry? Doug Henke will cover the key points in identifying your current grinding process, finding choke points and bottle necks, and the addition of new technology to help maximize your ROI.

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Machining Problems Solved with Pre-Machined Aluminum Plates

Using the right aluminum for your machining jobs will solve your problems; from small or large series, complex or asymmetric parts, final tolerance, aesthetic finish.

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Get Smarter About Smart Machine Networking

Makino will break down complex IT terminology into simple terms, explain the basics of how machines connect to a network, and tell you why it's important to separate your machine network from your office network.

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Digitalization Beyond Machine Tools

Factories or individual assets can be monitored in real time to make intelligent and informed business decision based on constantly update information.

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Principles of Indexable Milling

Refresh your tooling knowledge on geometry, style, and design concepts to maximize value in your indexable milling applications. Learn about controlling vibration, reducing chatter, and maximizing value.

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Aluminum Design and Lightweighting Solutions Workshop: Forming Aluminum Automotive Body Sheet

Laurent Chappuis will lead the discussion about aluminum sheet forming processes and will introduce the basics of stamping aluminum auto body sheet using a combination of theory and practical examples.

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Create Better Parts in Less Time with Advanced NC Simulation & Optimization

Companies have learned they can share a wealth of information generated from simulation that benefits other departments and helps to create a seamless manufacturing process.

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Reverse Engineering in Four Easy Steps: Scan Data, CAD Repair, CAM Manufacturing, and Digital Twin Verification

Reverse engineering allows you to collect incomplete or non-existing design data and manufacture an accurate recreation, safely, of the original product or component.

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Aluminum Design and Lightweighting Solutions Workshop: Metallurgy and Aluminum Advantages for Auto Design

To address the industry-wide need for an aluminum-specific training curriculum for design engineers, this workshop brings together technical experts from leading aluminum producers.

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Sheet Metal Forming: Quickly Produce Tools In-House with 3D Printing

Learn specific design considerations and application examples for printed tools suitable for your machine shop or assembly line.

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How CMMs Improve Your Productivity in EDM

By having the right software preset, you can outsource measurement tasks from an expensive machine tool to a precise CMM.

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Part Buyer Expectations: 2020 Survey Results

Join Paperless Parts as they reveal the survey results and give insight into what your buyers expect from you.

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The Importance of Simulation in Automotive Design, Development, and Testing

Computer modeling and simulation tools are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Engineers and designers are harnessing the power of such systems to speed the development process, reduce costs, and improve performance.

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How Machine Shops Can Leverage Cobots in the COVID-19 Age

In just three short months, COVID-19 drove global manufacturing to a temporary halt. Industry experts cite automation and technology as two key factors in helping companies succeed.

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Supercharge Your Predictive Tooling and Quality Applications with High-Frequency Machine Data

MachineMetrics developed a way to collect this data from the control of CNC machines without using sensors that can immediately be used as inputs to predict machine failures.

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Tips and Tricks to Solve Your Cutting Tool Pains: Learn to Increase Performance by 500%

Advances in cutting tools and CAD/CAM systems are pushing the boundaries of engineering and manufacturing.

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User Interfaces Explained

How can you maximize the user experience and avoid pitfalls? Learn more about the evolution of infotainment systems and related technologies that will impact future of UX.

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Enhance Productivity with Automated Inspection

ZEISS will show you how to increase device utilization and measurement throughput, while improving operator ergonomics and safety.

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DOD to Contractors: Your Cybersecurity Is Not Good Enough

Avatara addresses compliance concerns around DFARS/CMMC, putting sub-contractor's mind at ease over the fear of not being able to afford the new required documentation and auditing processes.

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Cybersecurity Requirements for Defense Contractors

Learn about new cybersecurity developments and how they affect current and future contracts.

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Taiwan: Supporting the Next Generation of Aerospace Manufacturing

Join the webinar featuring 5 Taiwanese manufacturing solutions providers including APEC, HONOR SEIKI, TECHMAN ROBOTS, and YCM and learn about aerospace solutions to meet critical needs and stay ahead!

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Strategic Quoting: Use Data to Drive More RFQs & Increase Win Rates

For strategic quoting to be possible, shops need greater visibility of their data and a way to correlate data to drive more opportunities into their business.

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Cobot Installations: Just How Easy Are They?

Learn the basics of cobots and how to select the right one for your application.

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Mitigating the Five Major Pitfalls of Implementing Automation

Learn what common things can go wrong with automation projects and the best practices to follow to save time, money, and unnecessary headaches.

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Power Skiving with Cutting-Edge Technology

GROB Systems Inc. and Seco Tools will present tips and techniques for machining a gear using GROB's G550T universal machining center and Seco's power skiving tools.

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What Are the Key Drivers of Shops Based on the Mix-Volume Ratio?

Learn about the equipment, strategies, operating metrics, and the drivers of high performance of these four classes of machine shops from the last 10 years of Modern Machine Shop's Top Shops. Register today!

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How to Use Financing to Support & Enable Growth in a Manufacturing Business

Alternative financing can help manufacturers acquire equipment, increase cash flow, consolidate existing debt, and generate working capital, thereby achieving a multitude of business goals. Register today!

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Data Democratization: Unlocking the Value of Industry 4.0

The democratization of manufacturing data will undoubtedly change the manufacturing landscape forever, transforming traditional manufacturing supply chains into dynamic, interconnected data systems. Register today!

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Challenges and Opportunities in Shaft Production

EMAG will be looking at different technologies required in the manufacturing flow of shafts and also some of the unique solutions that EMAG brings to address some of these opportunities. Register today!

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A Firsthand Story: Why I Implemented Cobots at My Machine Shop

This webinar will share the firsthand story of Fusion OEM's collaborative robot journey, starting with why and how they added cobots to their machine shop’s mills and lathes. Register today!

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Reach Quality 4.0 Goals Through Automation, Collaboration with Trusted Data from 2D/3D Files to FAI

Quality 4.0 is becoming today's reality. While automation moved to the manufacturing floor last century, automating the basic quality processes lags. Register today!

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Machine Shops Using AM for Business Expansion: A Fireside Chat with Duncan Machine Products

Learn about Duncan Machine Products’ entrepreneurial journey and strategic decision to invest in metal AM. Register today!

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Advanced Sensor Strategies

Not only can sensors assure smoother running operations, but they can also help assure product quality through error-proofing functionality. Register today!

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Supply Chain Lessons from COVID-19: How to Get Started with TCO

TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) is the key tool to objectively compare alternative sources to determine which items can be most profitably sourced domestically and which to offshore. Register today!

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The Role of CAM Software in Getting the Most Out of Multi-Task Machining

It is time to figure out if your CAM software is up to the challenge. Register today!

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Supply Chain Lessons from COVID-19: For Job Shops and Other Suppliers

In the third webinar in this series, Harry Moser will, in detail, demonstrate how to convince your customers that they will be more profitable buying from you 20 to 40% of products they now import. Register today!

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Digital Machine Shop: Boost Your Productivity with High-Performance Milling

Learn how to stay ahead using Siemens' NX CAM high-performance milling capabilities. See the software in action, along with machining examples and practical advice. Register today!

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Supply Chain Lessons from COVID-19: For OEMs

In the second webinar in this series, Harry Moser, president and founder of the Reshoring Initiative, will, in detail, demonstrate that shorter supply chains are also more profitable for OEMs for 20 to 40% of products. Register today!

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Metal 3D Printing for the Production Line - Using Binder Jetting

Metal 3D printing is on its way to the production line, and high-speed binder jetting is the additive manufacturing process that will make it a reality. Register today!

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Supply Chain Lessons from COVID-19

It is now clear: shorter supply chains are stronger, more competitive supply chains. Register today!

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Demystifying IO-Link: The Nuts and Bolts

IO-Link is the future of automation and can help empower Industry 4.0 communication so you can have better access to all data in your operations. But do you know what that data will actually look like in your PLC? Register today!

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How to Select the Right 3D Printing Material

Formlabs will walk through five important material properties and give their recommendations on popular 3D printing materials to use based on your desired material or application. Register today!

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Costing is a Science, Pricing is an Art - The Over-Engineered Quote

Learn how technology can turn the data generated in the quoting process into valuable resources for future business activities and reduce time spent on over-engineering quotes. Register today!

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What are the Key Drivers of Aerospace Top Shops?

Learn about the equipment, machining strategies, employee strategies, and operating metrics of the top aerospace machine shops from the last 10 years of Modern Machine Shop's Top Shops. Register today!

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Why Steel Still Matters

While there are plenty of alternative materials being deployed as OEMs and suppliers work to reduce mass while not compromising safety, the steel industry isn't resting on its laurels - but is developing new materials. Register today!

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Where Medical Manufacturing Is Headed in 2020

The medical manufacturing sector was one of a select few industries that actually experienced accelerating growth during the later part of 2019. What is the 2020 outlook for the medical industry? Register today!

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Top 5 3D Printing Applications for the Machine Shop

Learn why today’s shops should be giving a serious look at in-house 3D printers for both operational and customer applications. Register today!

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Machine Monitoring 4.0: Transforming Insights Into Actions

Machine monitoring is a tool for powering the entire manufacturing analytics journey, from gaining visibility into the shop floor, to diagnosing current & future problems and taking action on these data-driven insights. Register today!

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