By: Chris Koepfer
A recent joint release from the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and the Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) reports cutting tool consumption for U.S. manufacturers was up 9.7 percent in October.
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Augmenting this Ohio shop’s machining center based-business with Swiss-type machining capability speaks to trends within the metalworking industry. And it’s working well.
When Jim Roberts and the rest of the management team at Roberts Automatic Products decided that they had to purchase an ERP software system for their growing company, it was anything but an easy decision.
In production of precision metal parts such as automotive or aerospace components, grinding to precise tolerances is of utmost importance.
Variations in the definition of a burr created problems for shops trying to provide deburring solutions and for customers trying to figure out what solutions to look for.