Press Release - SME
The next decade is expected to bring a potential shortfall of 875,000 machinists, welders, industrial-machinery mechanics and industrial engineers. And, SME’s HOUSTEX 2015 is taking action to tackle worker shortages. HOUSTEX, which takes place from Feb. 24 to 26 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, will host a Student Summit for Houston-area high schools on the event’s final day, Feb. 26, to highlight manufacturing career opportunities and showcase the high-tech workforce needs. Full Article
Press Release - NSK America
The HES series of spindle continues NSK America’s product offering in the high speed and ultra-precise line of electric spindles, for which NSK America has become known.The HES models can be coupled with various spindle tapers and utilized in either dry or flood coolant cutting conditions. The HES spindles are integral motor/spindles. Full Article
MC Machinery Systems
Visitors to the MC Machinery booth will experience the LUMEX Avance 25—the world’s first and only metal laser sintering/milling hybrid. It provides one-machine, one-process manufacturing of complex molds and parts. Full Article
Mitutoyo America Corp.
Mitutoyo America is pleased to announce an exciting development for current and future Mitutoyo CNC CMM users that will change the relationship between people and precision measurement with one click. Mitutoyo’s MiCAT Planner is a sophisticated software program which automatically generates part programs for inspection. Full Article
Eagle Machine Inc.
The NMV Series (boxway) Vertical Machining Center from YCM is the latest developed machine available thru Paul Cody-Eagle Machine, Inc. for efficient production industries; widely adopted in oilfield, automobile, aerospace, electronics, and precision die & mold industries; especially its large Y-axis travel design accommodates most molds & dies applications. Full Article