Third grade students from Chatham Charter School got energized and inspired during a day of learning and real world problem solving in injection molding at RJG's North Carolina facility. Okay, not really—or maybe I should say not yet, because some of these kids may just pursue careers in our industry after the fun and exciting STEM field trip
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Walmart wants to meet its commitment to purchase an additional $250 billion in U.S.-made products through 2023. Here is an opportunity for companies to apply and qualify to be suppliers, says the Reshoring Initiative. How to: ·   Apply: Companies can apply at www.walmart-jump.com. ·   Pick the
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Furthering educational opportunities for students through technology was the intent when Chemeketa Community College signed an agreement for an educational partnership between itself, the college’s machining technology program and DMG MORI at the Salem campus. DMG MORI is a global manufacturer of machines, tools and software used in the
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On March 16th, two very different mold manufacturing companies opened their doors and hosted comprehensive tours of their facilities to members of the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA). On March 16th, two very different mold manufacturing companies opened their doors and hosted comprehensive tours of their facilities to members of the
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Cardinal Manufacturing will host an open house event on May 3, 2017, from 4 until 9 p.m., at the high school in which it is based, Eleva-Strum High School, W23597 U.S. Hwy 10, in Strum, Wisconsin. The event is open to the public and is sponsored by Haas Automation. The open house will feature a raffle and live auction, as well as CNC machining
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Three specific software features of Edgecam by Vero Software have helped GSC Power Division successfully bring camshaft production in house. Blog: 3/30/2017 Emily Probst Managing Editor, Modern Machine Shop GSC Power Division makes precision parts such as this camshaft for European and Japanese sport compact cars. Three specific Edgecam features
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Major players issue price increases closely coinciding with higher prices on all commodity resins. It is seldom that we see a cluster of price increases in plastic additives at the same time, with the exception of major events—such as global shortages due to unplanned production disruptions. But, perhaps, the cluster that has been shaping up
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> As vehicles become more automated, the technology that’s going to make that happen—hardware and software alike—is more than likely going to come from the supply base, not from the OEMs. And suppliers that recognize that there is a need to shift from a focus wholly on things like brakes and axles and stampings and suchlike to
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> This is not the very first Chevrolet Camaro.  It is a 1970.  Or maybe a 1976.  Or maybe something else entirely.  Several people have written in criticizing an earlier claim we made of it being a '67, based on information from a GM website; they have made it clear what it isn't, not what it is.  But
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> Although 3D printing has become something that is hip an almost artisanal among the digital cognoscenti and within the maker movement, there is the set that contains 3D printing as a subset—additive manufacturing—which is something that is being pursued in earnest by a number of mass manufacturers in order to achieve parts and
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> Mike Celentino, is chief engineer for the 2017 Lincoln Continental. As Lincoln is making its way back into the consideration space for those who are in the market for luxury vehicles, the Continental is a signal mark that the company is serious about luxury, because even though the customer base may be moving more toward crossovers, a
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TCI Precision Metals’ vacuum workholding products are designed to reduce overall production time and improve part holding when using flat stock. The specialized vacuum chucks are available in
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Scientific Cutting Tools offers Coolant Ring Technology (CRT) toolholders made from high-quality, heat-treated steel and with a black oxide coating. They are engineered to reduce temperature at the
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Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) announces that it welcomes Chassis Liner Supply, Purified Air and Quality Finish Services to the GFS Auto and Truck Refinish distribution team. News: 4/24/2017 Edited
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SMTCL Americas held its fourth annual open house event April 6, 2017, at its Technical Center in City of Industry, California. The event featured discounts on machines, cutting demonstrations and
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OMEGA introduces the new OS758-LS handheld dual laser infrared thermometer that delivers reliable non-contact measurement for instant troubleshooting. New Product: 4/20/2017 Edited by Hannah
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