Help wanted. The company that just sold you a machine may be your source for finding someone to run it. More OEMs are going beyond the typical tech-center scenario by offering their expertise in training tomorrow's machinist.
Shops that can't afford the cost or loss of production sending employees off-site for training should look into e-learning. Such programs enable people who do not live near educational institutions and people whose schedules are too full to attend classes that are offered on campuses, to study course materials at home or at work, and to study at their own pace rather than have to keep up with or wait for others.
While some shops criticize the use of the Internet to find work, one shop swears by it. In fact, it helped get the business started.
The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining believes that robust CAM software is important because it creates fast, accurate and appropriate machining sequences and toolpaths for manufacturing, and some packages are feature rich to eliminate or reduce the need for manual programming or for outsourcing to specialists.
Relieve stress in metals without using a heat treat process. And don't worry about workpiece size either because it is no longer an issue when it comes to relieving stress.
Find out how production run times can influence profitability.
Gain a clear insight into managing plant operations. Software package offers everything from efficiency management to quality management to plant-wide reporting capabilities.
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The CNC Best Kept Secrets Series of educational webcasts from GE Fanuc and American Machinist is designed to educate manufacturers on the often overlooked ways to prevent downtime, enhance the speed of machine tools, and improve part quality. Best Kept Secrets to Improving Part Quality -- September 26, 2007 2:00 PM ET. Click here for more information.
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Hot topics you need to hear about. Best Practices in Electrode Selection: Maximum Profit Starts With the Process - September 25, 2007 @ 2:00 PM ET. Click here to attend these FREE Webcasts.
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