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Makino is a world leader in the manufacture of advanced, high performance CNC machining centers, including horizontal machining centers, vertical machining centers, 5-axis machining centers, graphite machining centers, and wire and sinker EDMs.

Our flexible automation solutions provide reduced labor costs and increased throughput in a variety of production volumes and designs. Makino’s engineering services offer industry-leading expertise for even the most challenging applications across all industries. With industry leading support and performance, Makino products offer the best value for manufacturers to compete globally. For more information, call 1-800-552-3288.

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Tough disc mill cutter bodies

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Controlled machining

by Harsh Bibra and Todd Drane

How controls contribute to better precision machining performance

When you’re machining tight tolerances in the range of 0.013 to 0.003 mm (+/- 0.0005 to 0.0001 in.) controls play a critical role in ensuring those parameters are maintained.

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SHOP Metalworking Technology (SMT) spotlights four passionate people and their careers in the skilled trades world 

Gaining Altitude

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How to succeed in the aerospace parts manufacturing industry

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MSC Industrial Direct Co., Melville, NY, is entering the Canadian market with its acquisition of Barnes Distribution North America.

Securing financing for your business

Your Business is a regular column from Shop Metalworking Technology.

by Tim Wilson

One of the biggest challenges facing job shops in Canada is securing the right financing.

Alberta: Growth in the Works

by Andrew Brooks

Calgary shop believes big moves make sense while you’re still small

Shaping up

by Tim Wilson

Canada's die and mould industry is on an upswing

Machining high precision turbine blades

Turning-milling centers with coordinated drive and CNC engineering achieve superior accuracy and repeatability

The complete machining of turbine blades requires striking a balance between powerful roughing and ultra-precise finishing, a task for which the modern five-axis turning-milling centers are ideal, when robust machine construction is combined with high-quality drive and control engineering.

Machining Case Study: Packaging Prowess

Article by Kip Hanson

Photos by David Afriat

Montreal packaging machinery manufacturer embraces CNC in a big way

Jet-through chuck with new sizes

Big Kaiser has expanded its jet-through hydraulic chuck line to include the BCV interface and additional inch sizes.

Benefits of Angular Heads

by Leo Chang

How to increase machining productivity

Collaborative robotics: A Q&A

An interview with Phil Crowther, global product manager, Small Robots, ABB Inc.

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