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Real-Time SPC Software Drives Bottom-Line Benefits

Senior Editor Patrick Waurzyniak

7/1/2014

Widely used by the automotive, aerospace and other mission-critical industries, statistical process control (SPC) software offers its users a simple way to monitor and analyze quality data from their manufacturing processes and machines using sophisticated statistical tools. Full Article

GF Expands Presence in Aerospace Sector



Press Release from GF

7/7/2014

GF Machining Solutions, a division of GF, is to acquire Liechti Engineering AG, Langnau/BE (Switzerland). The company is the leading specialist of 5-axis milling machines designed to produce blades and blisks for aircraft engines and power generating turbines. Full Article

Solutions Come in Many Sizes and Shapes



Senior Editor Jim Lorincz

7/1/2014

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. Full Article

3D Printing Builds Up its Manufacturing Resume



Tim Caffrey, Senior Consultant, and Terry Wohlers, President, Wohlers Associates, Inc.

6/1/2014

Additive manufacturing (AM) has traveled a great distance from its humble prototyping past. In 2014, it stands on the brink of becoming a serious and potentially game-changing method of manufacturing. AM represents a family of technologies being used by individuals, small groups, and large corporations around the world, making parts for a mind-boggling array of applications. Full Article

Shop Solutions: Grinding Optics On CNC Machining Centers



Edited by Senior Editor Jim Lorincz

6/1/2014

During the past decade, Optimax (Ontario, NY) has experienced exceptional growth due to the tremendous demand for specialized optics and lenses that it manufactures for a wide range of applications including: aerospace, defense and medical devices, lithography, and biomedical. Full Article

Pratt & Whitney Signs More Than $10 Billion in Long-Term Agreements With Suppliers



Press Release from Pratt & Whitney

5/20/2014

Within the last year, Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), has signed more than $10 billion in long-term agreements with more than 90 key product suppliers from across the globe. The agreements are helping to solidify the company's manufacturing network as it prepares for an increase in commercial and military engine production. Full Article

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