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20 women making their mark in aerospace and defense

February 13, 2020
Because of governments’ undying devotion to research and development investments that bolster military capabilities, aerospace & defense represents the leading-edge market segment in smart manufacturing.
Ilene Wolff
By Ilene Wolff Contributing Editor, SME Media
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Sandvik Coromant’s Tech Days to Focus on ‘The Connected Machine Shop’

February 17, 2020
Sandvik Coromant will host Tech Days, March 25-26, 2020, at its Productivity Center in Schaumburg. With a goal to demystify Industry 4.0, Tech Days will provide tangible and tactical information for attendees to learn about how to transition from tribal knowledge to system knowledge, according to the company.
By Sandvik Coromant Press Release
20 women making their mark in aerospace and defense

20 women making their mark in aerospace and defense

February 13, 2020
Because of governments’ undying devotion to research and development investments that bolster military capabilities, aerospace & defense represents the leading-edge market segment in smart manufacturing.
Ilene Wolff
By Ilene Wolff Contributing Editor, SME Media
One of the new FREEDOM arm models from LK Metrology in action.

LK Metrology Launches New “Freedom” Line Of Portable Measuring Arms

February 13, 2020
LK Metrology is supplying 3D articulating arm metrology systems with the launch of a range of 24 portable measuring arms called “FREEDOM”.
By LK Metrology Press Release
Dr. Joseph Foldyna (left), director of the Institute of Geonics of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Ostrava, Czech Republic, presented the Best Paper certificate to Michael Lo (middle) and Dr. Axel Henning (right) of OMAX Corp.

Michael Lo, Kevin Hay, and Dr. Axel Henning Selected for Best Paper at Water Jet 2019 Conference

February 13, 2020
Three members of the OMAX Research and Development team, Michael Lo, Kevin Hay, and Dr. Axel Henning, have won the Best Paper at the Water Jet 2019 conference in the Czech Republic.
By OMAX Corporation Press Release
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