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Published: 3/20/2020

Does Asia's Low-Cost Manufacturing Option Still Make Sense?
As U.S.-based companies try to stay ahead of COVID-19, global supply chains are under renewed scrutiny. Are uncertainties and delays caused by global crises worth the short-term cost savings?

Published: 2/21/2020

Rotary Broaching: Making Hard Materials Look Easy
Rotary broaches manufactured with a proprietary hardening process can cut material as hard as 50 HRC with minimal tool wear, improving the production process for medical screws and other components.

Published: 2/20/2020

Swiss-Type Lathe Helps Medical Shop Achieve Higher Precision
After a new Swiss-type lathe exceeded company management’s expectations in terms of both performance and efficiency, the lathe is now included in plans for future applications.  

Published: 7/7/2019

When a Swiss-Type Is a Lathe and a Five-Axis Mill
Swiss-type lathes with a swiveling B axis enable this shop to machine parts complete and unattended that it otherwise couldn’t using its five-axis machining centers. Here is some of what it learned adopting this new technology.

Published: 11/13/2019

Precision Machining in the Medical Industry
One end market Production Machining frequently covers is the medical industry. Here's how precision machine shops are successfully producing medical parts.

Published: 11/8/2019

Medical Screw Solution Includes More than Cutting Tools
With companies producing so many medical screws, every second saved counts. A turnkey program can help manufacturers machine these parts as efficiently as possible.

Published: 6/6/2019

Artificial Femur Demonstrates Multitasking Machining
A part showcased at a recent industry event is based on a 3D scan of a real bone.

Published: 11/22/2018

Methods Commits to Medical with New Tech Center
The company says the facility is well-positioned to fill healthy demand for CNC machining equipment, service and support among medical manufacturers in the southern United States.

Published: 5/24/2018

Grinding Cell Automates, Consolidates Surgical Shaver Machining
Pre- and post-grind inspection stations and the right centerless machine enable this robot-tended medical manufacturing process to correct itself. 

Published: 3/24/2018

End-to-End Medical Manufacturing, Starting with Additive
The March 2018 issue of Additive Manufacturing magazine highlights a medical manufacturing process that begins with electron beam melting (EBM) additive manufacturing.