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Due to their ability to turn extremely large and heavy workpieces, vertical turret lathes like this one from Absolute Machine Tools are highly capable of machining supersized parts.

A New World for Energy Parts Manufacturing

November 30, 2021
Solar, wind and hydro are striving for dominance in the energy sector while oil and gas continues to hang on tight. What does it mean for suppliers?
Kip Hanson
By Kip Hanson Contributing Editor, SME Media
Alan Rooks

Energy Industry Demands New Mix of Parts

November 29, 2021
While fossil fuels dominate the energy market, expect a new mix of parts as renewable energy and EVs grow in market share.
Alan Rooks
By Alan Rooks Editor in Chief, Manufacturing Engineering
CESMII CEO John Dyck, Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.) and UCLA’s Gene Block and Jim Davis met in Correa’s office in Washington immediately after a February 2020 congressional briefing.

CESMII and SME join forces to accelerate smart manufacturing

November 29, 2021
Meeting the urgent need for a National Smart Manufacturing Executive Council
John Dyck CEO Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute
By John Dyck CEO, Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute
Spindle rebuild

Spindle Rebuilders Are Not Created Equal

November 22, 2021
Despite the availability of spindle rebuilders nationwide, not every firm provides the same level of quality.
Del Williams
By Del Williams Technical Writer
Okuma’s Brad Klippstein, right, said his company’s NET BOX suite-C Quick device for legacy machine tools is so easy to install and use that a shop owner can do it himself.

Legacy machinery can be data mined for modern operations

November 22, 2021
Whether transmitted through wires or the air, data collected from older factory devices can help a shop owner make smarter business decisions.
Ilene Wolff
By Ilene Wolff Contributing Editor, SME Media
From left: Matt Thavis, director of business development at Acme Alliance, Mauri Mendes, president of Acme Alliance-Lovejoy Industries, and JR Kinnett, general manager at Acme Alliance, are congratulated by Harry Moser, founder and president of the Reshoring Initiative, for winning the 2021 National Metalworking Reshoring Award.

Acme Alliance Wins 2021 National Metalworking Reshoring Award

November 3, 2021
Acme Alliance, a leading die caster in Northbrook, Ill., received the 2021 National Metalworking Reshoring Award in recognition of its success in bringing manufacturing back to the United States.
By Reshoring Initiative Press Release
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