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Computer Aided Inspection is provided by Verisurf Software. Being model-based and  built on top of the Mastercam platform, Verisurf allows the team at Five-Axis Industries to open and work with any CAD file, including intelligent models with associative GD&T, to support the development and execution of automated inspection plans.

Five-Axis Industries Drives Quality With Inspection

January 21, 2022
To raise the bar on the status quo in unlimited hydroplanes, Ellstrom Racing started Five-Axis Industries, which in the beginning was essentially a hobby shop specializing in five-axis machining to make difficult-to-manufacture parts from hard metals, including titanium and stainless alloys.
By Verisurf Software
Most manually operated machines can be fitted with a DRO. These machines feature Acu-Rite DROs.

Digital Readouts Continue to Aid Industry

January 20, 2022
While it seems a relic of the 20th century, today’s DRO provides much more than position readout.
By Larry Bellisario-Adams Contributing Editor
Bruce Morey
By Bruce Morey Senior Technical Editor, SME Media
Since 2014, new Rosenboom employees are incentivized to take on-line learning modules offered through Tooling U-SME. In 2007, Rosenboom made significant changes to its onboarding process, insisting that new employees complete learning assignments as part of their introduction to the company.

Custom Products, Standard Training

January 18, 2022
Tooling U-SME proves the most helpful training to Iowa’s Rosenboom because employees learn things online that are immediately applicable.
By Tooling U-SME
Alan Rooks

Thanks for the Memories!

January 7, 2022
Manufacturing Engineering editor-in-chief Alan Rooks is retiring.
Alan Rooks
By Alan Rooks Editor in Chief, Manufacturing Engineering
Dianne Chong

Focusing on the Workforce

January 7, 2022
As the 2022 SME president, I hope to build on the successes of my predecessors with a particular emphasis on workforce development and especially the workforce itself.
Dianne Chong
By Dianne Chong The Boeing Company (retired), 2022 SME President, SME Member Since 1997

Bay County, FL receives Foreign Direct Investment Certification

January 7, 2022
Bay County received a welcomed award at the September 21st Commission meeting.
By Bay Economic Development Alliance Press Release
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