| JobBOSS |
WOW Project #102 Exact JobBOSS Empowers General Metal Works
Issue: Sales are declining and competitors are cutting into our business.
Vision: Implement lean and invest in cuttingedge machines and technology to reposition the company.
Results: Sales volume doubled, finished goods inventory was reduced 800%, lead times and set up times were cut in half, achieved ISO certification.Click Here
| While workflows that incorporate 3D data can offer substantial improvements in productivity across all departments in a manufacturing company, incorporating 3D into workflows has been a matter of finding ways to seamlessly integrate often incompatible file types and proprietary software until now. Read Full Story |
| Iowa Laser Technology presents a multi-disciplinary manufacturing facility that offers automated laser cutting for sheet and plate, laser tube cutting, laser welding and laser heat treating, forming, conventional and robotic welding, CNC machining, and complete manufacturing engineering services. Read Full Story |
| Makino has created an on-line library for its series of seminars on parts production, aerospace machining, die and mold machining, micromachining, hardmilling, high speed machining techniques and other technological advances. Read Full Story |
| QuadriSpace Corp. (www.quadrispace.com), a provider of product documentation and communication solutions, has developed software that reuses 3D design information for documentation and presentation throughout the business process. Read Full Story |
| Cognex Corp. (www.cognex.com), the designer, developer and manufacturer of machine vision sensors and systems, has now made its machine vision software,VisionPro 5.0, able to be used with any camera or image source. Read Full Story |
| Max Star |
PAG Easy Operation: Pick up a collet, Align your drill bit, Grind it in seconds
Durability: One Grinding Wheel good for up to 1600 Drills!
Competitive Pricing: All In One Price: Standard with 1 Diamond Wheel.
12 or 15 Collets fit for different size drills and 1 Collet Holder Click Here
Earth-Chain-- Lifting Magnets
EZ-LIFT lifting magnets are available from Earth-Chain, Indianapolis, IN. They are rated to lift up to 6,600 lbs. They are made from powerful "rare earth" neodymium iron boron magnets, so they don't need electricity. They have a built in 3.5 X safety factor. Click Here
Techniks-- ER Holders For Tight Clearance
Clearance problems are "no problem" for ER mini-nut holders from Techniks. Nut diameters range from .63" to 1.02" (16mm - 28mm) ER11, ER16, and ER20 sizes are available for CAT40, CAT50, BT30, and BT40 spindles. Techniks is a manufacturer of tool holders and accessories, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Click Here
Earth-Chain-- Magnetic Workholding
EEPM magnetic chucks from Earth-Chain drastically reduce set-up time. They are used for drilling, milling, and boring operations on thin or thick workpieces. Holding power is over 100MT/Sqm. 26 sizes to choose from. Easily integrates with pallet changing and tombstone systems. Call (877)354-3837. Click Here
5 Key Strategies For Reduced Costs and Profitability
Striving to reduce costs and increase profitability while remaining competitive is no easy task.
Epicor Manufacturing talks about ways to plan, schedule, execute and monitor your manufacturing operations - from raw materials to final product - to develop your highest level of flexibility and agility, and to make your operations more competitive. Click Here To Register
The only event that focuses on the business side of running a machine shop. Join owners and top managers to explore strategies and improve your business. Register now and save at: Click Here
| American Machinist Announces Launch Of Machine Tool Theater |
American Machinist is pleased to announce the beta launch of Machine Tool Theater at www.machinetooltheater.com. Visit Machine Tool Theater; watch videos about machining and machining equipment. You'll see faster, more precise machines; cutting tools to process virtually any material; finishing technologies; automation systems; quality instruments and manufacturing software. You'll see how to reduce cycle times and increase productivity.Click Here
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