Three Predictions for the Future of Manufacturing

In this month’s About Your Business column, Todd Palmer examines three ways in which the manufacturing industry is changing.

Parts Cleaning Equipment

Customer Support Cleans Up a Tough Situation

Often, what sets one cleaning machine and its OEM apart from another is the service that comes with it.

Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing in the Turning Shop

Additive manufacturing will not be replacing turning operations any time soon, but the two processes can complement one another.

Production Machining
November Issue

Turning a Corner

Single-Pass Skiving and Roller Burnishing for Hydraulic Cylinders

A newly introduced machine and tool combination from Sunnen streamlines skiving and roller burnishing by combining operations into a single stroke process on a single tool.

Screw Machines - Single-Spindle

Shop Evolves with CNC Turning

Debbie Sommers answered a newspaper ad for a receptionist job at a South Elgin, Illinois, screw machine shop in 1980. Today, she owns the shop, an 18,000-square-foot facility with 20 employees and sales growth of 25 percent in 2017.


Knowledge Centers

Knowledge Centers are well organized collections of practical information on specific topics. This is the place to go to get grounded on technologies and best practice.

Now Taking Nominations for 2019 Emerging Leader Awards

Do you know a colleague who is outstanding at his or her job who you think deserves recognition in the industry? if so, please nominate him or her for Production Machining’s 2019 Emerging Leader Awards.

Choosing the Right Vapor Degreasing Method

A properly designed, operated and maintained vapor degreaser is a reliable and cost-effective cleaning choice for many applications. Determining which of the three types of chemistries is best requires knowing the ins and outs of each.

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