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Now Online: The February 2014 Issue of Manufacturing Engineering

The February 2014 edition of Manufacturing Engineering is now available as a digital magazine. Links to individual articles are available on



Technology Goes Deep on Land and Subsea
Horizontal drilling multiplies demand for machined components, accessories.

Metrology Takes Flight
Look for more integration between metrology data, sensors and automation as aircraft manufacturing enters era of unprecedented growth.

CMCs Make the LEAP to Production
GE Aviation’s ceramic composite material is, after decades of development, ready for use in the LEAP airliner engine.

Quick-Change Five-Axis Workholding Systems Keep Spindles Turning
Reducing setup time, giving the spindle clearance and making job changes simple and accurate are focus of five-axis workholding systems.

On the Ball at Beaver Aerospace
Move toward electromechanical actuator systems is just one trend benefiting innovative aerospace and defense supplier.


UPFRONTFebruary 2014 Cover
Energy Revolution Here to Stay

Selecting Next-Generation Laser-Scanning Technology

Making an Impact with Words

US Auto Sales: Best Since 2007

With New CAM Solutions, Autodesk Adds Final Piece in Design-for-Manufacturing Puzzle

Nanotube Soldering Process Creates Tiny Electrical Pathways

Subsea Control Depends on Accurate Machining
High-Tech Turning Wins Race, Parts Business
Perfect Holes Made Easy in Hard Material

Preparing Future Engineers for Day One on the Job

Exploring Manufacturing's 3D Future


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Fighting for the American Dream
Read about the turnaround at Elliott Group, which has invested $110 million in its Jeannette, PA, energy manufacturing plant.

On the Cover: Elliott Group’s Dan McCullough dresses an impeller used in energy-generating rotating equipment. The maker of compressors and sea turbines has expanded and invested in a factory that was once slated for closure. Photo by Steve Dietz, courtesy of USW.

Published Date : 2/1/2014

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