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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.
Torben Christensen joined the family business in 1999 and has served as President and CEO of Wiscon for the past decade.

Wisconsin Shop Has a Rich History of Evolving to Succeed

July 30, 2020
Longevity requires adaptation. Anticipating change and evolving to meet it do not guarantee success. But success over a long enough period is strong evidence that a shop had the foresight to hone vital skills.
By Wiscon Products
The new-generation Cincom L212X, featuring the all-axis simultaneous Cincom System M70 Control as well as a 15,000-rpm main spindle.

COVID-19 Disrupts Planning, Not Advanced Technology

July 29, 2020
The impact of disruptive technology and the benefits of Industry 4.0 digitization of controls, machines and processes have been fully embraced by the metal removal segment of advanced manufacturing.
Jim Lorincz
By Jim Lorincz Contributing Editor, SME Media
Mazak’s new spindle rebuild department at its Florence, Ky. Facility.

Mazak Opens Expanded Spindle Rebuild Department

July 8, 2020
As part of its most recent $15 million investment in its Florence, Ky.-based manufacturing campus, Mazak Corp. has completed its newly expanded Spindle Rebuild Department, now located in the company’s South Building.
By Mazak Corp. Press Release
Scudding operation as would be seen on an S 240 Scudding machine.

New Gear Cutting Equipment Meshes with 2020 Demands

July 7, 2020
Gear generation equipment manufacturers turn toward, innovation to meet evolving customer needs. In this article, four gear cutting equipment manufacturers are featured along with equipment they planned on showing at IMTS 2020.
By Michael C. Anderson Contributing Writer
The Artis GEMGP from Marposs monitors tool breakage, missing tools, overload, tool wear and fluid flow in real time.

Marposs Announces new GEMGP Stand-Alone Tool Monitoring Solution

July 7, 2020
New system detects process anomalies during metal cutting in machine tools.
By Marposs Press Release
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