Choosing a single brand of machine tools enables Ketchie Inc.’s operators to be self-sufficient. They can quickly learn to set up and program virtually any machine in the shop.
SW says its BA Space3 and BA W06 machining centers feature optimizations for taking on difficult EV machining processes.
Kitamura has named Next Industries the exclusive distributor for its machining centers, accessories, spare parts and software in Michigan, Indiana and Kentucky.
Midaco says its trunnion-equipped pallet system allows vertical machining centers to machine multiple part sides without requiring cable management.
A sudden surge in orders for a part used in COVID diagnostic equipment forced CBM Industries to quickly adapt to its first horizontal machining center, including the challenges of fixturing and lights-out machining.
Doosan has released a single-table variant on its DHF 8000 five-axis horizontal machining center, including turning functionality for maximum versatility.
A new machine series aims to address the immediate and longer term requirements of job shops by lowering cost barriers to acquiring manufacturing technology without foregoing capability or compromising performance.
Mitee-Bite Products’ fixtures demonstrated their powerful clamping support in a project with Akron Gear & Engineering to vertically hold a 1-ton ring during machining.
After watching a machinist take four hours to set up a part on a VMC, Dan Olsen of Mach Machine knew he had a problem. The solution seemed clear: horizontal machining. The automation system wasn’t expected; but the novelty was well worth it before long.
Niigata’s HN80E-5X Five-Axis Horizontal Machining Center features a heavy-duty construction that improves rigidity and part accuracy.
Doosan Machine Tools has introduced a multi-level RPS for the NHP Series of horizontal machining centers, which cuts setup time and adds capacity.
A flexible manufacturing system helps an Indiana job shop run a high mix of aerospace work for long stretches of time and function more like a contract shop.
Romi’s new generation of GL two-axis horizontal turning centers use built-in cooling technology and the latest CNC software to ensure increased accuracy and longer tool life.
Fives’ new Giddings & Lewis HMC 1250 with Liné Machines’ five-axis tilt head provides a flexible, modular horizontal machining center for metal and composite machining.
The company will unveil its latest CNC machine tools, integrated automation systems, turnkey engineering services and Internet of Things solutions.
KrisDee and Associates was able to increase production of a ventilator manifold from 90 parts per week to 780 parts per week thanks to changes the company started making months earlier.
By locking in on manifolds, investing in one HMC model and developing custom software used on iPads in every department, this shop has set itself up for continuous improvement and its new employees up for success.
NRL & Associates’ business plan relies on using multi-pallet machines for unattended machining, so when two of its customers increased production of ventilators, the shop quickly brought in a new multi-pallet machine and automation system to meet the demand.
Responding to the need for higher productivity and efficiency in crankshaft machining, Boehringer, a member of FFG, introduces its VDF 221/226 CET.
Kitamura Machinery’s Mycenter-HX300iG/400 expands the company’s small-footprint HMC offering, providing heavy-duty cutting, accuracy and reliability.
“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.
Marcus Machinery will distribute the companies’ machine tools in the Mid-Atlantic region.
EMO 2019: Schwäbische Werkzeugmaschinen’s BA 322i is designed as an independent cell.
EMO 2019: Burkhardt+Weber’s MCX 900 horizontal machining center is designed for accuracy, accommodating part sizes fitting within a 1,500 mm (59") swing and as tall as 1,750 mm (69").