MACHINING CENTERS

VMCs

Hurco's VMXDi Machining Centers Feature Direct-Drive Spindle

Based on the workhorse VMXi series, Hurco’s VMXDi series of machining centers features a direct-drive spindle.

NEWS

Grob Hosts Five-Axis Machining Technology Event

The 5-Axis Live! event drew some 150 customers to visit exhibits from partnering suppliers taken in machine demonstrations. 

NEWS

Methods Machine Tools Represents OKK Corp. in North America

“Methods' established distribution organization, vast network of technology centers and dealers, and first-class applications expertise will help increase OKK presence in North America,” says OKK.

NEWS

Marcus Machinery Becomes Distributor for MAG, Saginaw Machine Systems

Marcus Machinery will distribute the companies’ machine tools in the Mid-Atlantic region. 

VMCs

Bridgeport V1320's Dual Y-Axis Bearings Increase Surface Quality

Hardinge has added the V1320 to Bridgeport’s V series of vertical machining centers.

VMCs

Alfing Now Offers SHW Machining Centers

Alfing Corp. has expanded its product line to include machining centers from SHW.

Mazak’s Quick Turn 250MSY and GR100 Add Automated Multitasking

The Mazak GR100 integrates into any of the Quick Turn 200/250 series machine models.

CNC & Machine Controls

Increasing Employee Output Through Automation: Here is What We Found in 7 Recent Shop Visits

Modern Machine Shop editors routinely visit machining facilities to report on shops that are succeeding. Here is what our editors found on seven recent shop visits, all related to using labor more efficiently.

Automation

3 Mindset Changes for Lights-Out CNC Machining

Expanding capacity into the unattended hours calls for counterintuitive new ways of thinking about the work.
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NEWS

DMG MORI to Host Manufacturing Days Event Focusing on Automation-Equipped Machines

Attendees will have the chance to see 13 machine tools at the October event, most equipped with some type of automation, as well as take in training sessions and talks.