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Matthew Gifford

Machining Outlook Takes Flight Again in the Aerospace Market

October 21, 2021
Suppliers need to conduct inquiries now about how to improve machining, processes and operations so they are ready for the flight out of the pandemic pit.
Matthew Gifford
By Matthew Gifford National Sales Manager, Mitsui Seiki USA Inc.
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NASA HUNCH Program Meets Need for Components, Machinists

October 20, 2021
NASA HUNCH (High School Students United with NASA to Create Hardware) was founded by Stacy Hale at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. The HUNCH hardware program charges students with machining components for lockers on the International Space Station (ISS).
Roy Bellard
By Roy Bellard Hardware Education Manager, NASA HUNCH
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Methods Machine Tools to Acquire Koch Machine Tool

October 18, 2021
Methods Machine Tools has signed an agreement with an intent to acquire Koch Machine Tool, a machine tool dealer and Methods’ avenue into the Texas machining market since 2010. Methods anticipates a definitive agreement by January 1, 2022.
By Methods Machine Tools Inc. Press Release
Birchwood Technologies TRU TEMP 2nd GEN mid-temperature black oxide can be used in a wider range of ferrous metals than its predecessor.

Birchwood Technologies Launches Tru Temp 2nd GEN Black Oxide

October 15, 2021
The new patent pending TRU TEMP 2nd GEN mid-temperature black oxide is a re-engineered and improved finish based on the original and widely used product, according to its manufacturer, Birchwood Technologies.
By Birchwood Technologies Press Release
A Deloitte post-election poll of manufacturing executives found that 76 percent intend to increase investments in digital initiatives and plan to pilot and implement more Industry 4.0 technologies.

Discovering the Keys to U.S. Manufacturing Recovery

October 5, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic clearly proved challenging to the manufacturing industry in myriad ways. Now, as nations and industries begin to navigate their way forward as restrictions are lifted, manufacturers have an opportunity to put into practice some lessons learned.
Geoff Giordano
By Geoff Giordano Contributing Editor, SME Media
Michael MacArthur

Mike MacArthur Selected to Lead RobbJack Corporation

September 30, 2021
RobbJack has named Michael MacArthur as the company’s new president.
By RobbJack
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