January 24, 2014
Topic: Mazak webinar "Process Planning for Improved Multi-Tasking Machining"
Date & Time: February 18, 2:00 pm EST
Mazak is holding a free webinar on the role CAM software plays in process planning and optimizing of mill-turn operations.
January 24, 2014
BMW's Berlin motorcyle plant relies on five axis machining, Siemens controls for high quality
BMW motorcycles' reputation for quality, performance and safety is not achieved by chance. BMW's motorcycle plant in Berlin uses around 50 machine tools to create numerous key components on-site, from frames and valve shafts to connecting rods and cylinder heads.
January 7, 2014
MC Machinery Systems Inc., Wood Dale, IL, owned by Mitsubishi Corp., is partnering with machine tool builder Matsuura Machinery Corp., Fukui City, Japan, to introduce a 3D hybrid milling machine to the North American market (Canada and the US).
December 4, 2013
GF AgieCharmilles has changed its name to GF Machining Solutions to better reflect the company's divisions. GF's technology offerings include milling, EDM, laser texturing, spindles, tooling and automation.
November 14, 2013
A Saskatoon, SK, machine shop that built an innovative truck to raise funds for a children's hospital is now hoping to raise even more funds when the truck becomes the first ever Canadian charity vehicle to be auctioned off at the Barrett Jackson auction in Scottsdale, AR, in January.
Named the "Snakebit F-100", it made its North American debut at SEMA, the largest automotive aftermarket parts show in the world, held in Las Vegas, NV, earlier this month. The vehicle was displayed at Ford's booth at SEMA.
November 13, 2013
Caron Engineeering and Canadian firm Memex Automation, Burlington, ON, have signed a joint technology and marketing agreement for Memex's real-time machine connectivity and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) metrics.
November 12, 2013
Eight Elements of a Successful Online Marketing Plan: Book Review
Many small business owners know that they should develop an online presence,but they're unsure of what to do and where to start. Annie Tsai breaks thisprocess down into eight understandable—and doable—elements.
November 6, 2013
Process controlled hard turning cell pays for itself in 18 days for bearing machine shop
Conroe Machine is doing what most machine shops only dream of–hard turning a family of parts around the clock in an unmanned cell that operates a "self controlled" process. The company, based in Conroe, TX, is proof that the dream is achievable for any shop ready to use the talents of today's young automation experts to exploit new technology, like Renishaw's programmable Equator gauge.