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
Machine-tool demand in the U.S. and Europe regained sustained strength in the first half of 2017, but a wider outlook suggests global industrial demand is still searching for stability.
With output of 143.2 million metric tons, steelmakers posted a 6.25% year/year increase - continuing to reverse their multi-year drift
Device-maker and consulting group will draw together 3DP systems, supply chain concepts, and experience to accelerate adoption of IIoT/Industry 4.0 capabilities
A new contract to produce ancillary equipment and pilot flight equipment for the LRIP sequence of Lot 11 of the core defense program
U.S. Air Force awards $678 million to design a replacement for the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile.
Manufacturers are increasing productivity 15-20% by addressing how toolholder-retention knob design affects precision and increases cycle time.