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Shop Uses Toolpath Simulation to Find and Eliminate Potential Machining Errors

December 5, 2019
Midway between Houston and Austin sits Brenham, Texas, home to Blue Bell ice cream and the world’s largest BBQ pit. Within this smallish town you’ll find a not-so-small contract manufacturer, MIC Group LLC.
By MIC Group LLC

EDM Performance Up, Manufacturing Costs Down

October 28, 2019
Manufacturers of products as diverse as die and mold, aerospace and medical devices are gaining advantage with improved wire and sinker electrical discharge machines (EDM).
Jim Lorincz
By Jim Lorincz Contributing Editor, SME Media

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Tools to Reduce Time and Money

December 13, 2019
Time is money and reliability is what a company’s reputation is built on. Chris Mahar, Associate Editor of Manufacturing Engineering, speaks with Mike Marr, Applications Technician at Hoffmann Group USA, about their Parabolic Performance Cutting (PPC) series and Garant Master Tap line. Discussing how manufacturers can reduce costs, provide process reliability and reduce machining times in both machining threads and 5-axis copy milling.
Chris Mahar
By Chris Mahar Associate Editor, SME Media

Shop Uses Toolpath Simulation to Find and Eliminate Potential Machining Errors

December 5, 2019
Midway between Houston and Austin sits Brenham, Texas, home to Blue Bell ice cream and the world’s largest BBQ pit. Within this smallish town you’ll find a not-so-small contract manufacturer, MIC Group LLC.
By MIC Group LLC

Mazak DISCOVER 2019 Draws Thousands of Attendees

December 3, 2019
More than 2,000 manufacturers from across North America attended Mazak Corporation’s DISCOVER 2019 event held November 5-7 and 12-13 at the company’s North American Manufacturing Headquarters in Florence, Ky.
By Mazak Corp. Press Release

Durable Goods Orders Rise on Fabricated Metal Products

November 27, 2019
Durable goods orders rose in October, paced by an increase in orders for fabricated metal products, the U.S. Commerce Department said.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media

Going Beyond Chip Making: Saving Time

November 22, 2019
Every manufacturer aims for faster, better parts. While chip making time is often the focus when it comes to time savings, Chris Mahar, Associate Editor of Manufacturing Engineering, talks with Steven Baier, Vice President of Sales for Haimer USA, about time savings that go beyond cutting time.
Chris Mahar
By Chris Mahar Associate Editor, SME Media

Milltronics Names Foothills Machinery Sales Exclusive Distributor for Colorado and New Mexico

November 20, 2019
Milltronics USA has named Foothills Machinery Sales as its exclusive full-service distributor for the states of Colorado and New Mexico.
By Milltronics USA Press Release
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