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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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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> The Buick design team deserves the strongest of accolades for their work at transforming the appearance of the brand from one of, well something akin to “the last ride” to one of contemporary stylishness befitting of a the cohort of automotive customers who didn’t cast their first presidential ballot in 1968 or earlier. While
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> The Chicago Auto Show is held each year at McCormick Place. In terms of longevity, it is second only to the New York Auto Show. However, points out Dave Sloan, general manager of the show, the New York Show was earlier than in 1901, when the Chicago Show was first held, after World War II the Chicago Show was up and running sooner, so it has
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> For some reason, the Chicago Auto Show has the reputation of being the “truck show.” That is, if you’re going to be showing a new truck, don’t reveal it in Detroit, New York or LA, do it in Chicago. The only rationale I can think of goes back to 1914 when then-Chicago resident Carl Sandburg published the first of what
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> For those of you who are not up on your 18th or 19th-century British history, you may not know that in 1897 HJ Mulliner established the coach building firm H.J. Mulliner & Co. in West London, which was actually heir to a family firm that had been established in the 1760s. As time marched on and coaches gave way to automobiles—or
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The latest issue of Modern Machine Shop covers a shop proving that additive belongs alongside subtractive machining, guidance on data-driven manufacturing and the efforts of a toolmaker to increase the usable cutting edges of its tool products. Blog: 3/15/2017 Jedd Cole Assistant Editor, Modern Machine Shop Read the March 2017 digital edition by
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Join us at PCx for sessions presented by leading parts cleaning experts from around the world on the latest parts cleaning technologies, chemistries, and equipment during PMTS this spring. Blog: 2/23/2017 Russ Willcutt Associate Editor, Production Machining   The Parts Cleaning Exposition (PCx) will be held jointly with the Precision Machining
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Caron Engineering’s DTect-IT monitoring system identifies machine irregularities using custom USB sensors. New Product: 4/20/2017 Edited by Jedd Cole Assistant Editor, Modern Machine Shop Caron
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Program has been a tremendous help for many shops which use the data and series of reports they get back to set operational goals and objectives. The Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey
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The average plating shop has about eight finishing lines in use, while the average Top Shops has almost 13 lines, according to the 2017 Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey results. The
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Techniques to reduce injection molding cycle times and reject rates will be presented at the 2017 Conformal Cooling Conference May 16-17 at the Crown Plaza Northstar, Minneapolis. Conformal cooling
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John Hart USA will showcase its CellPro modular machine tool tending system at PMTS 2017. The manufacturing cell brings together a CNC machine tool, a robot and the company’s cell control
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