New orders for machine tools totaled $319.7 million, prompting AMT to observe, the “July rate of increase is a notable acceleration in growth relative to the 10% increase in June orders posted over the previous year.”
Choosing the right fixturing device will mean greater precision, longer tool life, and lower machining costs
Manufacturers are increasing productivity 15-20% by addressing how toolholder-retention knob design affects precision and increases cycle time.
Montana operation will be outfitted with new CNC tools for hard and lightweight materials for 777X assembly.
Through six months of 2017, indicators show demand from various industry sectors have driven five consecutive monthly increases in year-over-year new-order volumes.
Index to manufacturing activity declined from May but rose 6.0% versus the June 2016 total.
Low order volume in Germany during first half of 2017, but export demand is rising and more improvement is forecast
For a designer and builder of aircraft, precision machining of aluminum components is among the first and most important considerations
Double-digit increases show growing demand from machine shops, manufacturers