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Additive Manufacturing Follows the Footsteps of EDM

When a new technology comes into the machining industry, there are always worries that it will render other technologies inferior. It happened back when Computer Numerical Control Electrical Discharge Machining or CNC EDM equipment was introduced in the 1970’s. It … Continue reading

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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

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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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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

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Benefits of Rotary Transfer Machines

A rotary transfer machine has multi-station functionality which leads to its main advantage, productivity. Each of the workstations is dedicated to a specific operation. They are capable of milling, drilling, and contouring a part. With this, by the time the … Continue reading

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All About Lathes

Lathe machines are used for shaping and machining various cylindrical pieces made of hard material. They come in many different types depending on what material is being shaped or cut. Lathe machines can be especially helpful when producing pieces according … 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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