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TRUMPF Canada Appoints New Managing Director

May 29, 2015

TRUMPF Canada, Mississauga, Ont., a manufacturer of fabricating machinery and industrial lasers for flexible sheet metal processing, has appointed Stefan Fickenscher as managing director. He succeeds Stefan Schreiber, who returns to TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG in Ditzingen, Germany, as head of...

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Pneumatic Swing Clamp

May 28, 2015

De-Sta-Co has upgraded its 9500 series pneumatic swing clamp with several mounting options for placement in tight spaces, as well as an additional bore size. According to the company, the clamp is the only pneumatic swing clamp on the market that rotates on a single plane. An optional...

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Technology Spotlight: Cryogenic Machining System

May 28, 2015

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Cryogenic machining occurs at -321 degrees F and can extend tool life and allow for increased cutting speed.

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Walter Surface Technologies Appoints New President/COO

May 27, 2015

Walter Surface Technologies, Montreal, has hired Michael Christodoulou as president and COO. Prior to joining Walter, Christodoulou was president of Cummins Eastern Canada LP, the distributor for Cummins Inc., a worldwide company focused on the design, manufacturing, sale, and service of...

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Plasma cutting

Invest Wisely

May 27, 2015

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Understand your needs when purchasing a plasma cutting system.

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Sinumerik Operate graphical user interface

New CNC Functions for Turning, Milling

May 27, 2015

Siemens has added three new functions to the Sinumerik Operate graphical user interface. A new program management system, plain text reading in the high-speed setting cycle, and the new retraction function support operators during standardized turning and milling operations using the...

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Xpert 40, a compact, portable, high-speed press brake

Portable, High-speed Press Brake

May 27, 2015

Bystronic has released the Xpert 40, a compact, portable, high-speed press brake. It is suitable for situations in which space is limited and capacities vary. With its integrated tool storage, this press brake combines setup and production in a single station. With its flexible tool...

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EOS Names New EOS of North America President

May 26, 2015

EOS of North America, Novi, Mich., a manufacturer of additive manufacturing technology, has appointed Glynn Fletcher president. “Throughout his career, Glynn Fletcher’s deep understanding of innovative production processes has proved invaluable to the manufacturers of high-value...

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Manufacturing Day 2015

October 2, 2015
  • MFG DAY addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and show, in a coordinated effort, what manufacturing is — and what it isn’t. By working together during and after MFG DAY, manufacturers will begin to address the skilled labor shortage they face, connect with future generations, take charge of the public image of manufacturing, and ensure the ongoing prosperity of the whole industry.

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    "Getting Involved in Manufacturing Day" Webinar

    June 8, 2015
  • Many of you are familiar with producing Manufacturing Day events, having participated in past years. But those of you who are new to it may be wondering, "Why should I host an official event?" Or even just, "How do I begin?" If you have questions like this about MFG DAY, we invite you to join us for a complimentary informational webinar.

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    Mazak Optonics Corp. has released the Optiplex Fiber laser cutting series

    Fiber Laser Cutting Machine

    May 26, 2015

    Mazak Optonics Corp. has released the Optiplex Fiber laser cutting series with Zeta 9 technology—a series of six intelligent setup functions and three intelligent monitoring functions designed to significantly reduce operator dependency and improve throughput and cut quality, the...

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    Carbide cutters

    Recycling Carbide Benefits Go Beyond Sustainable Manufacturing

    May 25, 2015

    More and more used carbide cutters, inserts, tips, and sludge are finding second lives outside of landfills. Carbide recycling is trending up, according to tooling suppliers and recyclers. Increasing respect for the importance of sustainable manufacturing and the desire to break away from...

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    High-definition Welding Helmet

    May 25, 2015

    ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has introduced the Aristo® Tech HD welding helmet, its first autodarkening helmet with an optical class of 1/1/1/1, which indicates the highest optical performance possible according to the EN 379 standard. The helmet provides a clear view of the weld puddle...

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    Do You Need a Water-cooled GMAW Gun?

    May 24, 2015

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    Contact tip life can be extended by using a water-cooled GMAW gun.

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    Coolant-through System for Static Tooling

    May 24, 2015

    REGO-FIX® has expanded its reCool® retrofit coolant-through system for static toolholders on Swiss automatic machines. The static system converts a standard Swiss tooling collet locking nut into a coolant-style nut that uses the company’s intRlox® antislip nut design. Changing tooling...

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