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Methods to Host Chicago-Area Event

January 25, 2023
Methods Machine Tools will host its Machine Fest event in March at the company's Gilberts, Illinois, location.
By Methods Machine Tools Inc. Press Release
Cutting tools

Cutting Tool Orders Rise on Year-Over-Year Basis

January 20, 2023
Cutting tool orders rose in November on a year-over-year basis while falling slightly on a monthly basis.
By USCTI, AMT Press Release
Justin Quinn

Digital Ecosystem Lifts Machine Shop’s Growth

January 19, 2023
AS9100 certification key to winning opportunities
Justin Quinn
By Justin Quinn President, Focused on Machining
Yucatan governor Mauricio Vila Dosal (left) with Swedish Ambassador Gunnar Aldén (center) and ABB Country Managing Director Vicente Magaña

ABB Opens Center in Mexico

January 19, 2023
ABB has established a new regional operations center for North America, bringing technology expertise closer to customers and building on its similar resources globally. An initial $1 million investment has been made for the new Mexico Technology and Engineering Center (MXTEC) in the city of Merida, Yucatan.
By ABB Inc. Press Release
In a collaborative research project, Autodesk and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) tested the use of generative design to make a concept space lander that is 35 percent lighter than a traditional design. Although not energy related, the technology holds promise for a wide range of manufactured parts.

Powerful Parts

December 28, 2022
Tough materials, tight tolerances, low quantities, and complex shapes—leading suppliers offer advice for navigating the energy industry’s stringent demands.
Kip Hanson
By Kip Hanson Contributing Editor, SME Media
Mastercam’s OptiRough toolpaths make roughing parts like these a breeze for Pacon, saving them “a ton of time on the programming side.”

Getting Precise With Machining 4.0

December 22, 2022
The Internet of Things is a concept the folks at Pacon Mfg Inc., Livermore, Calif., takes seriously.
By CNC Software
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