Tag Archives: Machinery

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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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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Machines, Medicine and Technology

From the beginning, medicine has always relied on technology to improve. Back in the olden days technology and medical practices weren’t what they are today. In the 1800’s instruments were developed to help understand the human body. Some of the … Continue reading

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How 3-D Printing is Changing the World

While 3-D printers have been around for quite a few years, they have been recently appearing in the news and making a name for themselves. 3-D printers were first introduced in the late 1980’s and throughout the early 1990’s. When … Continue reading

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What Is 5-Axis Machining and What Can It Do For You?

5-axis machining is the ability of a CNC machine to move a part or a tool on five different axes at the same time. 3-axis machining centers move a part in two directions (X and Y), and the tool moves … Continue reading

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