Okuma's Winter Showcase 2017Click image to enlarge

Okuma held its Winter Showcase 2017 at its North American headquarters in Charlotte, NC. Hundreds came out to see the latest in machine tools and machining technologies.

Digital Divide

Last fall, I attended two major manufacturing trade shows for North America

Machining complex fuel injection parts from bar stock

Index USA looks at the comon challenges in machining fuel injection parts from bar stock.

Bridging the Data Gap

by Ryan Boehm, OMAX R&D Engineer

Getting ready for Industry 4.0

Building space stations

Want to build a space station? Here's what you need to know.

Tech Tips: Machine effects on a formed section

by Jack Pennuto Jr.

Roll forming machines impact process quality

Voodoo Manufacturing triples 3D printing production with Universal Robots

Universal Robots’ UR10 handles the “harvesting” - loading and unloading plates in 3D printers - at Voodoo Manufacturing. Deploying the cobot has tripled production output and will help the Brooklyn startup cut costs by 90 percent. The company chose the UR robot due to its quick integration with peripheral systems enabled through the UR+ platform.

Fast 3D laser for automotive production

Prima Power's Laser Next is the new generation of 3D laser cutting systems for automotive production.

Dual torch stitch welding automation for shipbuilding

Gullco's MOGGY trackless welding automation carriage. Ideal for fillet, lap and butting welding applications, the MOGGY is being used to produce simultaneous stitch welds on a barge hull stiffener. 

OPEN LETTER COVID-19: Impact on the Aerospace Industry

We are at a critical point in the history of our sector and country

Automate right out of the box

Makino's ready-to-use automation system needs little to no special engineering, delivering essential automation capabilities right out of the box.

14 roads you wouldn’t want to drive on

Here's a look at 14 roads around the world that are not for the faint of heart.

Managing Growth

SMEs are an important economic engine of growth for Canada. Indeed, of the nearly 12 million Canadians employed by the private sector in this country, close to 70 per cent work for SMEs. And just over half of that 70 per cent work in the goods producing sector. 

Faster Changes

by Nestor Gula

Automatic tool changers increase bending productivity

Predicting the Future

As 2017 comes to a close and 2018 looms before us,

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