Julia Hider

Julia Hider Associate Editor

Toolholders

Big Kaiser Raises Money for Workforce Development Program

By: Julia Hider

The company will donate 2 percent of orders made by NTMA companies through the end of the year directly to the National Robotics League.

Measurement

Mitutoyo Celebrates Re-Opening of Cincinnati Solutions Center

By: Julia Hider

The company held a ceremony at the remodeled M3 Solutions center, which was also expanded to make more space for its Custom Solutions division.

Software

Mastercam Announces Winners of 2018 'Wildest Parts' Contest

By: Julia Hider

The CAD/CAM software developer holds the contest each year to encourage student participation and interest in manufacturing.

Additive Manufacturing in the Turning Shop

By: Julia Hider

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

Cutting Tools

Giving New Methods of Thread Cutting a Whirl

By: Julia Hider

Two new forms of thread whirling promise to make the thread cutting process more efficient.

New Initiatives Help Advance NIMS’ Mission

By: Julia Hider

The organization has debuted a new testing platform, as well as pilot programs for CAM and Machine, Maintenance, Service and Repair (MMSR) credentials.
#workforcedevelopment

Slow and Steady Doesn’t Always Win the Race

By: Julia Hider

When it comes to running a business, columnist Matt Kirchner makes a case for rapid growth.
#workforcedevelopment

Emerging Leaders

MFG Day Events Seek to Change Perceptions of Manufacturing

By: Julia Hider

The grassroots movement encourages companies feeling the effects of the skills gap to open their doors to the community and show what modern manufacturing is really like.
#workforcedevelopment

Grinding

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of a Grinding Machine

By: Julia Hider

Following these 10 steps can help grinding shops produce high-quality tools, increase productivity, reduce breakdowns and extend machine life.

Highlights from IMTS 2018

By: Julia Hider

People and technology were the high points of an overwhelming, but productive and educational trade show.

Renewed Aerospace Focus is Behind Hainbuch's Automated Cell Demo

By: Julia Hider

In addition to showcasing its modular clamping and collet and chuck change-over systems, the company’s IMTS booth features an automation cell, aerospace solutions and its new hexagonal mandrel.

Low Unemployment Rates Turn the Tides in Hiring

By: Julia Hider

Low unemployment rates are giving employees the upper hand in hiring. How are they responding, and what can employers do about it? 
#workforcedevelopment