Category Archives: Advanced Manufacturing

New Software Company Could Benefit All New England Job Shops

Xometry, a company based out of Maryland, recently received a $15 million investment from the venture capital divisions of BMW and GE to help launch what is being described as the “Uber of Manufacturing”.  The concept is both simple and … Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Manufacturing, Machine Tools, Machining Applications, Manufacturing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Is Hurco’s new UltiMotion Technology Right for You?

After 6 years in the making Hurco has recently released their new UltiMotion technology and the customer response has been overwhelming.  With over 200 machines worldwide already running it people are thrilled at the reduction in cycle times and the … Continue reading

Posted in 5-Axis Machines, Advanced Manufacturing, Hurco, Machine Tools, Manufacturing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

10 New Reasons To Attend EASTEC

It seems like every sales person in New England right now is talking about the upcoming tradeshow, EASTEC. They’re offering free tickets, cool samples or a free lunch but what are you really getting out of taking a day away … Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Manufacturing, EASTEC, Machine Tools, Machining Trade Show, Manufacturing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Misconception of Manufacturing

Today’s manufacturing jobs look vastly different than they did 50 or 75 years ago, but that message does not seem to be getting passed on to today’s young people.  In a recent study conducted by ORC International on behalf of … Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Manufacturing, Digital Manufacturing, Machine Tools, Manufacturing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Benefits of Attending a Trade Show in 2017

As companies review the budget for the upcoming year and make plans on whether to attend a trade show, and if so which one, often managers will ask, “What are the benefits to our organization of taking time away from … Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Manufacturing, EASTEC, Hurco, Machine Tools, Machining Applications, Machining Trade Show, Manufacturing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Inventory Debate

Throughout recent years there’s been an on-going debate around the topic of inventory.  How much is too much? When does going “lean” prevent you from being ready to fill customer orders promptly? What about implementing the Six Sigma method?  The … Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Manufacturing, Machine Tools, Machining Applications, Manufacturing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Manufacturing Predictions for 2016

It’s critical for every business big or small to have a sense of where the market is going for the coming year.  Many different private and government organizations pull data from various sources to make these predictions.  From nearly every … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Printing, Advanced Manufacturing, Machine Tools, Manufacturing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment