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Greg Knight, vice president of sales - production turning and Courtney Ortner, CMO, for Absolute Machine Tools.

Absolute Machine Tools Wins 2020 PMPA Technical Member Participation Award

November 23, 2020
Machine tool importer and distributor Absolute Machine Tools, Inc. received the PMPA (Precision Machined Products Association) Technical Member Participation award at the association’s annual meeting recently in Ridgedale, Missouri.
By Absolute Machine Tools, Inc. Press Release
Photo courtesy of Bay Economic Development Alliance.

FAME Establishes in Northwest Florida

November 19, 2020
In competitiveness studies for economic development projects, a strong workforce is always one of the leading factors for a project win. A talented workforce is also necessary when a company is evaluating expansion opportunities.
By Enterprise Florida Sponsored Content
The combination of Iscar’s new chipformers and the benefits of the positive geometry allow for superior chip control when using the CXMG inserts, according to the company.

Machining Low- and Medium-Carbon Steel Alloys

November 13, 2020
Low-carbon and medium-carbon steels form the backbone of virtually every shop’s operations in their general engineering applications and fabricated parts.
Jim Lorincz
By Jim Lorincz Contributing Editor, SME Media
Leandro Pereira (left) and Julio Vasconcelos evaluate cutting tool selection for an upcoming job.

The Connected Machine Shop

October 30, 2020
In this final installment of the Connected Machine Shop series, we’ll tackle the more technical and implementation-oriented aspects of an Industry 4.0 transformation.
By Richard Boyle Manager of Mebane Production Unit, Sandvik Coromant
The Siemens SINUMERIK ONE control system has built-in digitalization from the very start, giving machine manufacturers and operators the option of developing their own products in a purely virtual environment. (Provided by Siemens)

Siemens Advances Digital Twin Technology for Machining

October 15, 2020
In a virtual event conducted over the internet on October 15, Siemens introduces new capabilities for its Sinumerik One control package.
Bruce Morey
By Bruce Morey Senior Technical Editor, SME Media
Superabrasive electroplated products have versatility in size and shapes of tools, such as these shown from Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives.

Could Switching to Grinding Help My Manufacturing Process?

October 15, 2020
While recent advancements in machining centers have allowed for increased capability around high-volume operations, there are several factors that still necessitate the need for grinding.
By Andrew Biro Applications Engineer, Norton Saint-Gobain
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