December 1, 2011
81% jump in Canadian machine tool orders; record breaking attendance at fabricating show
By Shop MT staff
While uncertainty continues to hover over the global economy, North America’s manufacturing sector seems to be bucking the trend with the latest industry figures pointing to a strong rebound.
November 29, 2011
Makino’s new rust-preventive technology for water-based wire EDMs is an electric anti-rust unit that disrupts the oxidation process in submerged parts, eliminating manual cleaning time and maximizing profit for long run-time wire EDM processes.
November 2, 2011
William Allen, president of Hunter Automated, Schaumberg, IL, and a pioneer in the machine foundry industry, has died.
November 2, 2011
Tests on Bombardier Aerospace’s much talked-about CSeries aircraft prove what the company has claimed all along: this new “green” aircraft is indeed a fuel efficient design that offers a 20 per cent fuel burn advantage and significantly reduced emissions.
October 22, 2011
In October 2011, I became aware of Terry Yamazaki's death. The chairman of Yamazaki Mazak Corp., his obituary (he died September 15, 2011, at the age of 82) was carried on Mazak's website and in the October issues of many North American metalworking magazines.
October 8, 2011
Bombardier sees a bright horizon for its business aircraft business. It predicts it will deliver 24,000 jets worth $626 billion in its 20-year industry delivery forecast.
October 7, 2011
Offer the term “metrology equipment” to a group of industrial or manufacturing engineers in a word-association test and it's highly likely CMM (coordinate measuring machine) would be the response.
October 3, 2011
For manufacturers looking to achieve that competitive edge, you can do no better than a multi-tasking machine. They eliminate the need for separate milling and turning machines, multiple set-ups and, most importantly, they improve productivity.