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VIDEO: Benchmarking Your Quality Maturity: Turning a Cost Center into a Profit Center


In order for an organization to achieve the shift from quality management as a cost center to profit center, it’s important to have a strong grasp on your organization’s maturity in the different quality management resources. To help organizations understand their current state and plan for the journey to true operational excellence, LNS Research will discuss their landmark quality management research study of over 1000 manufacturing organizations to identify best practices in organizational change, business process redesign, and technology evaluation based on a comprehensive maturity model to illustrate what constitutes current state vs. market leading. Full Article

VIDEO: How to Reduce Drill Programming Time


The drilling process can be tedious, repetitive and error prone. But, it doesn’t have to be! Join this free live webinar and learn how to reduce drill programming time (by up to 90%). Our presenter, John Barnes from Cimatron, will inform attendees on improvements and processes surrounded around advanced drilling tools & techniques, automated NC drilling 3x-5x, automated gun drill programming & output, how feature recognition can vary among cam systems, automatic vs automated drilling, and use of stock & holder protection while drilling. Full Article

VIDEO: What's New With Lasers?


From ultra-short pulse lasers for micromachining to 3D Printing, we explore one of manufacturing’s most versatile tools. Full Article

VIDEO: 3D Printing: Multi-Materials and Vibrant Color


In this webinar, Jon Cobb, executive vice president at Stratasys, will share his expertise on this significant technology advancement, what multi-material color 3D printing really means, how it works and the many benefits. Guadalupe Ollarzabal of Trek Bicycle, a longtime Connex user and Objet500 Connex3 beta tester, will share why his shop chose multi-material 3D printing, what they’re using it for, and how the new technology advances their products. Full Article

VIDEO: The Machining Center Selection Process – Why Your Next VMC Should Be an HMC


This session explores how you can use a horizontal machining center to improve quality, reduce changeovers and set-ups, and increase your shop’s flexibility while maximizing floor space. Discover the types of parts that can best be produced on a horizontal machining center, even for low-quantity runs. Think outside the vertical “box” and learn how efficient, effective, and productive an HMC can be. Full Article

VIDEO: Global Trends in Aerospace Components and Five Axes Machines Required to Meet the Increasing Demand


This presentation is vital to understand the current global trends in aerospace component types and how OEMs look to potential suppliers for supply chain support. This webinar is ideal for all suppliers in the aerospace OEM supply chain looking to increase their market share or suppliers looking to enter this market. Attendees will learn about machine tool investment strategies from the OEMs point of view, how to compete, and how to succeed. Full Article

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