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January 27, 2014

The Italian machine tool industry saw a modest rise in exports of machine tools, but domestic demand remained flat in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the latest figures from the Italian machine tool association, UCIMU.

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Mazak Integrex multi-tasking machine

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. 

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Berlin, Germany BMW motorcycle plant

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.

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MC Machinery and Matsuura partner on 3D manufacturing

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).

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Hyphen 6

December 17, 2013

If, like Canadian company Hyphen, you are setting up a workshop providing prototype parts, you simply cannot ignore the desirability of or the demand for the mechanical qualities of milled and turned metal.

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December 17, 2013

Canadian manufacturing sales continued to climb in October, yet another sign that the economy is gaining steam and will continue to grow in 2014.

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December 9, 2013

Ontario manufacturers will soon be getting support for advanced manufacturing practices through a newly announced Advanced Manufacturing Fund.

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GF Machining Solutions

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.

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November 29, 2013

Additive manufacturing from EOS at a German automotive manufacturer.

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DMG Mori Manufacturing Days in Davis, California

November 25, 2013

More than 1,300 people attended DMG Mori's Manufacturing Days event, held November 12-15, held at the company's Davis, CA, facility.

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November 23, 2013

Koss Aerospace, Mississauga, ON, is getting $1.9 million in equipment financing from GE Capital Canada to support the purchase of manufacturing equipment for its facility.

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Snakebit F-100

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. 

Read the story behind the creation of the Snakebit F-100 truck.

 

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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. 

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DIA DBARBER

November 13, 2013

David Barber has joined Doosan Infracore America's Tool Division as general manager of marketing. He will be responsible for branding and marketing activities in North, Central and South America.

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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.

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November 7, 2013

by Mary Scianna

Manufacturers gearing up for growth

The manufacturing industry is undergoing a renaissance.

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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.

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