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Trends in Workforce Development

A new year is upon us, bringing great optimism and opportunity for the manufacturing industry. The ticking clock, however, reminds us we are closer to the end of the decade when a perfect storm of

HVOF Coating Puts Grinding Machines to the Test

Manufacturers continually seek ways to make their products stronger and last longer. High Velocity Oxygen Fuel (HVOF) spray coatings help achieve those goals. However, grinding the coatings can be

Turbos Turn Up the Heat with Challenging Materials

A new breed of turbochargers constructed of super tough alloys operates at higher temperatures and rotational speeds than ever before, resulting in greatly increased output in a smaller package

Disruption is Really Just an Informational Problem

The average lifespan of a company on the S&P 500 has fallen to 20 years from more than 60 years in 1960. The power and influence of technology will increase as much in the next 18 months as it

Deep-Hole Drilling Continues to Evolve

Mention deep-hole drilling, and most people think only gundrilling machines for processing gun barrels. But the fact is that deep-hole drilling applies to a much wider array of workpieces that

Lasers Grow Manufacturing

Today, laser technology in manufacturing touches all of our lives on a daily basis; lasers cut air bag material and weld air bag detonators for our in-car safety; lasers weld the batteries in many