10 New Machine Shop Ideas Emphasize Speed, Efficiency
Marten Machining Stevens Point Wis is thriving in a 30000sqft shop 30 years after starting out in a twocar garage In November the shop will take delivery on its 22nd Hermle machine
SLM Solutions is a developer of laserbased additive manufacturing machines for precision metal parts offering single or multiplelaser configurations The Luumlbeck Germanybased company recently deflected a takeover attempt by General Electric which instead agreed to take a majority stake in Concept Laser GmbH for 599 million
The A320 singleaisle aircraft series is the fastest growing Airbus program
EU Machine Tool Builders Relying on Domestic Demand
New Machine Shop Ideas Emphasize Productivity, Flexibility, Connectivity
3DP Speeds Up GE Aviation’s Advanced Turboprop Program
Concept Laser develops production technology for additive manufacturing of metal components from powder using laser power to sinter the metal and fuse layers of material into complex designs
Defining, Refining Technologies for Next-Generation Machine Shops
Recently GE Aviation completed the initial ground testing of the first full GE9X development engine which it describes as ldquothe world39s largest commercial aircraft enginerdquo Itrsquos destined to power Boeing39s forthcoming 777X widebody aircraft Certification testing for the GE9X program will begin in 2017 followed by flighttesting on a flying test bed Engine certification is expected in 2018