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A new-generation turret punch press, the Punch Genius is a versatile system, which allows manual processing from either A- or B- side or automated production cell. New intelligent ram shortens tool changes and increases the number of normal and indexing tools in turret.

4 Steps to Better Machining of Thin Materials

by Leo Chang

Machining thin materials is not a tough job, as long as you have a good machine and the right techniques

A medical fix

Growing medical device market may be good for the health of your manufacturing business

by Tim Wilson

To get a handle on Canada's medical industry, it is important to know that Canada has four classes of medical devices.

Machining case study: Greater than the Sum of its Parts

by Kip Hanson

Three successful manufacturing companies merge, expand capabilities, and bring machining work back home

Disney develops acrobatic robot

Robotics has come a long way in a few short years. This new acrobatic robot from Disney could put stunt performers out of work.

Machining an engine block with DMG's NHX-8000

DMG-MORI’s NHX 8000 is a horizontal machining center for large workpieces, and its put to the test machining a six-cylinder engine block in this video.

Exporting Your Business

by Tim Wilson

Insights into how to succeed in export markets

Dancing robots...for real

One of the biggest challenges with robot development is ensuring smooth movement wthout requiring the robot to be anchored securely. Well, it looks like Boston Dynamics is well on it's way to figuring this out.

Fueling the Force

by Noelle Stapinsky

Cultivating and managing a healthy workforce can be a key differentiator in today’s competitive landscape

Robotics solution helps Romanian factory automate

This factory in Bucharest, Romania faced a skills shortage. The solution: build in-house expertise in adopting robotics solutions.

How China is driving the future of electric cars

In one of the world’s most advanced factories, Chinese startup NIO – described as China’s Tesla – is working to ensure the future of electric cars is driven by China.

Performance in challenging operations

Is there anything more satisfying that watching ultra slow-motion footage of tools peeling away metal? We know...silly question.

Managing cutting tools in the digital age

Zoller's solution for tool identification and data transfer is a simple and reliable process, claims the company. It offers reliable data transfer without network connection using Zoller's zidCode.

CNC: the next generation

Article & photos by Jim Barnes

Introducing tomorrow’s workers to high end machining

Threading Dilemmas

by Kip Hanson

To tap, or not to tap? That is the question

Embracing narcissism

Blanket statements can get you into trouble sometimes because there are always exceptions to the rule, but I'll go ahead and make one now: we live in an increasingly narcissistic society.

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