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New Tech Powers Grinding Ops

July 31, 2020
Abrasive machining is a tried-and-true technology for meeting exacting tolerances and producing superior finishes. Manufacturers continue to develop new capabilities.
By Larry Adams Contributing Writer, SME Media
Henning and Irene Albrechtsen manage the HACO A/S “job shop,” which was founded almost 50 years ago by their father, who still works there. The shop has grown into a large manufacturing operation.

Danish Manufacturer Makes Big Parts with Heavy-Duty Machine Tools

July 31, 2020
Danish company HACO A/S invested over $15 million in five Dörries vertical turning lathes (VTLs) from Starrag, Rorschach, Switzerland, which has helped HACO become the leading sub-contractor for large, relatively flat and round components in its Scandinavian location.
By HACO A/S
Vollmer’s laser technology can be used to optimize different processes in tool manufacturing, including the machining of chip guide notches.

New Tech Powers Grinding Ops

July 31, 2020
Abrasive machining is a tried-and-true technology for meeting exacting tolerances and producing superior finishes. Manufacturers continue to develop new capabilities.
By Larry Adams Contributing Writer, SME Media

Caterpillar Profit Falls on Lower Demand

July 31, 2020
Caterpillar Inc., the maker of mining trucks and heavy equipment, today reported a lower second-quarter profit after dealers reduced inventory amid slumping demand.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media

Ford Reports Profit on Gain From Investment in Autonomous Vehicle Company

July 30, 2020
Ford Motor Co. said today it had a second-quarter profit thanks to a gain in its investment in autonomous vehicle company Argo AI.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
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