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Hexagon Buys CAD/CAM Developer Vero

Senior Editor Patrick Waurzyniak


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. Full Article

Quality Scan: Using More Effective Coolant Application to Improve Grinding Quality

John A. Webster


Unlike machining processes such as milling and turning, grinding wheels do not present a defined cutting edge to the chip-forming contact zone. Full Article

Shop Solutions: Safe, Productive Fume Extraction Technology

Edited by Senior Editor Jim Lorincz


Vermeer Corp., a family-owned and operated company was founded in Pella, IA, in 1948. Vermeer provides agricultural and industrial equipment to customers in more than 60 nations for industries including biomass, landscaping, pipeline, surface mining, tree care, and utility installation. For Vermeer, building a quality product for customers starts with a foundation of well-trained, skilled employees who are valued as its most important resource. Full Article

Hexagon Metrology Highlights “Measurement Automation Trends” at IMTS

Press Release - Hexagon Metrology


Hexagon Metrology today announced it will highlight measurement automation trends at the 2014 IMTS Conference Sessions. Scott Everling, a senior consultant from Hexagon Metrology’s Custom Solutions Group, will share his expertise on the topic “Measurement Systems to Optimize Automation Processes,” on Tuesday, September 9, from 1:15 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. in Room W-195, West Building, Level 1. Full Article

Real-Time SPC Software Drives Bottom-Line Benefits

Senior Editor Patrick Waurzyniak


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

Solutions Come in Many Sizes and Shapes

Senior Editor Jim Lorincz


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

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