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  • Laser Focus

    This special section takes a look at advancements in industrial laser technology, including CNC-powered laser innovation and lasers in welding applications

    Laser Focus - A Special Section
  • Making the Grade: New Solutions Make Precision Products More Competitive

    Precision Products Inc. had a reputation to uphold. Known for machining a wide variety of quality components in a very efficient manner, the company is successful because it never rests on its laurels.

    Shop Solutions--Making the Grade: New Solutions Make Precision Products More Competitive
  • Second Annual 30 Under 30

    For the second year, we are proud to celebrate 30 young people under the age of 30 who have demonstrated exceptional talent and leadership in STEM

    2014: 30 Under 30
  • Lights, Camera...Print!

    As IMTS approaches, prepare to be wowed by the manufacture of a 3D-printed electric car and other advanced manufacturing attractions

    Lights, Camera...Print!
  • Solutions Come in Many Sizes and Shapes

    Advanced technology helps when selecting machining centers and cells, but so does expert support

    Solutions Come in Many Sizes and Shapes

Machines & Automation

Solutions Come in Many Sizes and Shapes

Manufacturers want to make parts and hit their schedules with a minimum of problems. Job shops, in particular, have their own need for a great deal of flexibility, enabling them to switch from one job to another with the minimum of wasted time. For medium volume, high mix production, manufacturers can benefit from the latest automation on multipallet single machines or in multiple machine cells.

Viewpoints Blog

Viewpoints: What Manufacturers Need to Know About Generation Z

Resources and programs to attract people into manufacturing careers are blossoming across the country, seeded by hundreds of companies. State governments, our federal government, and national organizations such as SME offer scholarships, grants, and teaching tools for businesses and schools. As encouraging as these initiatives are, we need to keep expanding the effort and do whatever we can as individuals and companies to promote the field and not let up.

Quality

Hexagon Buys CAD/CAM Developer Vero

Measurement systems builder Hexagon AB (Stockholm), parent company of Hexagon Metrology (North Kingstown, RI), today announced that it has acquired UK-based CAD/CAM software developer Vero Software.Vero’s software portfolio consists of a wide array of CAD/CAM brands, including Edgecam, Surfcam, Machining Strategist, Visi, WorkNC, Radan, Alphacam, Peps, Cabinet Vision, Smirt, and the manufacturing resource planning (MRP) system Javelin.

Controls & Software

Hexagon Buys CAD/CAM Developer Vero

Measurement systems builder Hexagon AB (Stockholm), parent company of Hexagon Metrology (North Kingstown, RI), today announced that it has acquired UK-based CAD/CAM software developer Vero Software.Vero’s software portfolio consists of a wide array of CAD/CAM brands, including Edgecam, Surfcam, Machining Strategist, Visi, WorkNC, Radan, Alphacam, Peps, Cabinet Vision, Smirt, and the manufacturing resource planning (MRP) system Javelin.

AeroDef

GE Aviation Selects Auburn, AL for High Volume Additive Manufacturing Facility

GE Aviation, a global leader in jet engine and aircraft system production, today announced plans to bring high volume additive manufacturing to its facility in Auburn, AL. This facility will be the first of its kind to mass produce additive components for the jet propulsion industry.

Event Coverage

Lights, Camera...Print!

It’s just about time for IMTS, the Big Show that rolls into the city of Chicago September 8–13 at McCormick Place for the biennial extravaganza celebrating advanced manufacturing technology and state-of-the-art machine tool equipment. This year’s show stands to be different, with an electric car being completely built with additive manufacturing techniques at the Emerging Technology Center (ETC).


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