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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Slower Growth Ahead for Medical Production The medical industry is in a sort of holding pattern as it waits to see if the Affordable Care Act will stay on the books as is, be modified, or be scrapped and replaced. At the time of this writing, I’m not sure anyone knows what will happen. After two years of a nearly straight-line increase,
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Expansion continues; moldmaking industry shows its fastest rate of growth in five years. Article: 4/1/2017 Steven Kline, Jr. Director of Market Intelligence, Gardner Business Media With a reading of 56.8, the Gardner Business Index showed that the moldmaking industry grew in February for the sixth time in seven months. It has expanded at an
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A new productivity-boosting technology, called parallel mode, redefines metal 3D printer process speed. Parallel mode on the Sodick OPM helps target multiple locations simultaneously to grow three separate parts at once using only a single beam. Images courtesy of Sodick. Parallel mode automatically optimizes the laser path, enabling three
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New nozzle tip, insulating blocks, and bushing to prevent thread seizing. New Pressure Block (in yellow) insulates the clamp plate from the manifold and adds stiffness to the clamp plate. Three new hot-runner components are available from HRSflow of Italy (offices in Byron Center, Mich., and Windsor, Ont.). First is the new Three-Layer Tip, a
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Beaumont Technologies, Inc., Erie, Pa., has expanded its range of services by acquiring the material characterization business of Autodesk MoldFlow serving North America and Europe. Beaumont Technologies, Inc., Erie, Pa., has expanded its range of services by acquiring the material characterization business of Autodesk MoldFlow serving North
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Effective immediately, Chemcoaters appoints appoints Mike Tieri as vice president of sales and marketing. News: 3/24/2017 Edited by Hannah Coombs Assistant Editor, Products Finishing Coil coating supplier, Chemcoaters, appoints Mike Tieri as vice president of sales and marketing. Effective immediately, Chemcoaters appoints appoints Mike Tieri as
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SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts (ASC) received an American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Product Design Assessment (PDA) for its SIFCO Process of selective plating. News: 3/24/2017 Edited by Hannah Coombs Assistant Editor, Products Finishing SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts (ASC) received an American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Product Design Assessment (PDA)
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Effective immediately, Chemcoaters appoints appoints Mike Tieri as vice president of sales and marketing. News: 3/24/2017 Edited by Hannah Coombs Assistant Editor, Products Finishing Coil coating supplier, Chemcoaters, appoints Mike Tieri as vice president of sales and marketing. Effective immediately, Chemcoaters appoints appoints Mike Tieri as
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This week’s Tech Tuesday blog brings readers a review of several products announced during the last few weeks, namely hot runner and mold componentry. This week’s Tech Tuesday blog brings
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Seco Tools LLC says it continues to fortify its service and support team with the addition of Olivier Branget to its North American Applications Engineering group and with the promotion of Aaron
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Mitsui Seiki USA Inc. (Franklin Lakes, New Jersey) has announced that Scott Walker, long-time president, has accepted the position of chairman; Robb Hudson, former business and technology director,
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Eastec 2017: OGP (Optical Gaging Products), a division of Quality Vision International (QVI), offers the Fusion 400 large field-of-view (LFOV) multi-sensor measurement system. New Product:
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Kurt’s MaxLock HP series of self-centering vises are designed for maximum five-axis workholding rigidity. The AngLock design and new lift control system are said to combat jaw deflection and
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