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Published: 3/20/2012

New Machine for Production Turning
In February, PM was invited to a DMG/Mori Seiki press conference at the company’s facility in Pfronten, Germany.

Published: 1/23/2012

Increasing Business with Hard Turning
By gaining experience in hard turning, a shop adds to its arsenal a cost-effective alternative to grinding, opening doors to new opportunities.

Published: 12/22/2011

A Look at High Precision
Here's an overview of the new features available on a series of multi-process machining centers designed for both bar-fed work and blanks.

Published: 12/21/2011

Inverted Vertical Turning
The traditional vertical turning lathe design remained unchanged for a century, with the main spindle base and the tool carrier mounted in a two-axis slide unit above the spindle.

Published: 11/11/2011

More Effective Camshaft Machining
A leading manufacturer of high-performance valve train components installed a twin spindle/twin-turret lathe to bring camshaft machining work in-house. Here, the company explains how it has become more effective using its multifunction lathe to prod...

Published: 10/19/2011

Moving Up to CNC for Smaller Lot Sizes
This small shop has a large presence. CNC is playing a significant role in the company’s ability to deliver parts for the big stage.

Published: 10/17/2011

Making Lean Connections
When Nilpeter embarked on a lean initiative 14 months ago, no one at the printing press manufacturer had any inkling that they had already taken an important first step.

Published: 9/26/2011

Saving Lives with a Net
Every day, metalworking manufacturers contribute to the general and specific welfare of our nation’s economy by adding value and creating wealth. This New Hampshire shop has the added distinction of helping save the lives of our combat troops.

Published: 9/19/2011

Taking a Turn Toward Production Flexibility
Swiss-type screw machines provide unparalleled machining capabilities when it comes to processing small, detailed parts.

Published: 7/19/2011

Doosan Makes a Power Play
The South Korean builder is directing its focus toward rigid machine platforms capable of heavy cuts in tough materials.