Category Archives: Machining Applications

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

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Hurco, Submarines, and the U.S. Navy

Recently several Hurco employees were invited to a local function to meet the command staff of a newly commissioned Virginia Class Nuclear Submarine, for the U.S. Navy, the USS INDIANA…and, as it was written on the picture below, by the … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Enjoying this mild winter…so is your bottom line!

Everyone knows that the weather can affect your mood but it can also have a serious impact on business.  The 2015-2016 winter season has been one of the warmest and mildest on record for the Northeast Region, and it’s expected … Continue reading

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Five Integrated Factors in High-Precision Machining

Manufacturers are always trying to find ways to improve their performance. Usually this is through eliminating downtime, minimizing scrap rates, ensuring consistency and producing high-performance precision parts at a reasonable price. When creating a manufacturing strategy to maximize profitability, manufacturers … Continue reading

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The New England Advantage

A recent report identified Connecticut and New England as having a distinct advantage over the rest of the nation as manufacturing continues to become more high-tech. This report “The Case for New England’s Manufacturing Revolution,” said the region benefits from … Continue reading

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