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A Peek Behind the Curtain

By: Carli Kistler-Miller

For the PMPA members (or nonmembers) who wonder how things get done at PMPA National, here is a little peek behind the curtain. 
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CNC & Machine Controls

CNC Apps You Possibly Didn’t Know You Could Benefit From

By: Derek Korn

Some software capabilities go underutilized. One machine tool builder’s CNC software includes lesser-known apps that shops can leverage to their advantage.
#techbrief

Emerging Leaders [DEPRECATED]

Video: Daily Challenges Emerging Leaders Face

By: Lori Beckman

In this video, Senior Editor Lori Beckman asks Production Machining’s 2020 Emerging Leaders what difficulties they deal with regularly.
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Emerging Leaders [DEPRECATED]

Leader Hopes to Surpass Family Shop’s Expectations

By: Lori Beckman

“As the future owner, it’s my responsibility to garner the respect of my workers and peers, and to lead a prosperous company,” says 33-year-old Cassandra Haupers. “To do so, I must learn from the past and innovate for the future.”
#workforcedevelopment

Sometimes It’s the Steel

By: Miles Free

Sometimes it can be the steel. Frustratingly, because it came in exactly as you asked. Ask better.
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Reduction of Lead in Aluminium Alloys

By: Andrea Narra, sales manager of Eural Usa Inc.

Eural has developed free-machining aluminum alloys, including lead-free and tin-free alloys.
#opinion

Advice for the Next Generation of Manufacturing Talent

By: Lori Beckman

Calling all young people interested in manufacturing: Here’s free advice from some of Production Machining’s 2020 Emerging Leaders!

Opportunity Within a Tragedy

By: Todd Palmer

Ruthie Johnston exemplifies the type of leadership needed in times of unexpected change.
#opinion

Emerging Leaders [DEPRECATED]

From Youth Pastor to Operations Manager: Joshua Tinney Guides Family Business to New Places

By: Lori Beckman

“Joshua consistently goes above and beyond what is needed, always looking for ways to better our company and bring us to the forefront of manufacturing.”
#workforcedevelopment

Emerging Leaders [DEPRECATED]

Manufacturing Attracts Young Leaders in Different Ways

By: Lori Beckman

Many of Production Machining’s 2020 Emerging Leaders talk about why they chose manufacturing for a career path in this video. 
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Turn-Mills

When a CNC Turn-Mill Doesn’t Turn

By: Derek Korn

A shop in Big Sky Country uses a B-axis multitasking machine to produce complex, prismatic medical parts that require no turning complete from barstock.
#covid-19

Production Machining Index Remains Unchanged from May

By: Michael Guckes

Index registers higher new orders and production readings, quickening supplier deliveries
#opinion