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Published: 10/14/2016

Filling Bins While the Building is Empty
Over the past decade, technology has advanced to the point that lights-out machining is more seamless than ever before, with built-in safety systems and even the ability to switch from one part to another in the middle of the night.

Published: 8/22/2016

A Collaborative Approach to Custom Machine Design
Conventional wisdom says multi-spindles equal high volume. That’s not necessarily true, as this U.K. project demonstrates.

Published: 7/1/2016

Advancing to Micromachining on a CNC Swiss Lathe
By moving up from a standard lathe to a Swiss-type machine, this company can now bid on making small, complex parts it wasn’t able to in the past, while also slashing cycle times on legacy parts.

Published: 2/12/2016

Stretching the Limits with Swiss
This precision component supplier has high expectations when purchasing equipment. Customer requirements are intensifying, and its new technology must keep pace.

Published: 1/15/2016

Process Control in the Medical Shop
For this shop, successful delivery of medical and dental components is about proper process and machine tools that can handle the job.

Published: 1/1/2016

A Swiss-Type Turning Point
The lessons this shop learned after purchasing its first Swiss-type turning center nearly two decades ago are now being applied to larger multi-spindle and multi-turret lathes for bigger and more complex parts.

Published: 11/17/2015

Teaming Up in the Swiss Shop
This company capitalizes on employee empowerment and creativity to strengthen the work environment, improve production numbers and exceed customer expectations.

Published: 8/17/2015

Making Complex Parts Profitably
In a highly competitive global market, finding ways to manufacture domestically and profitably is an ongoing challenge. This Massachusetts shop has found a way using CNC multi-spindles.

Published: 8/14/2015

A Youthful Approach to Production Machining
Growing up in the industry helped this young shop owner learn key strategies for getting the most from his machines.

Published: 7/16/2015

Shop Combines Automated Grinding and Swiss Turning
Many shops are increasing the scope of their machining capabilities. This Ohio shop has added cylindrical grinding to its 24-hour Swiss-type operations.

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