Horizontal Machining Centers (HMC)

Taking an Automated Aerospace Approach

A flexible manufacturing system helps an Indiana job shop run a high mix of aerospace work for long stretches of time and function more like a contract shop.

Romi's CNC Teach Lathes Can Operate Manually, Automatically

The lathe is as simple to use as a manual lathe, but has the added capability and productivity of a CNC lathe.

Ibarmia's ZVH 55 L2200 Enables Horizontal, Vertical Turning, Milling

IMTS Spark: The ZVH 55/L2200 multitasking turning and milling machine from Ibarmia with fixed table and moving column architecture is designed for a variety of work.

Fuji Lathe Offers Increased Rigidity

Fuji Machine’s CSD-300II front-facing, twin spindle lathe designed for quick and accurate turning of parts.

Standardizing on the Mazak Brand Eases Shop’s Training Process

Choosing a single brand of machine tools enables Ketchie Inc.’s operators to be self-sufficient. They can quickly learn to set up and program virtually any machine in the shop.

JTEKT Toyoda Americas To Host VIP Days Event

The company will unveil its latest CNC machine tools, integrated automation systems, turnkey engineering services and Internet of Things solutions.

Multi-Pallet Machines Help Shop Produce Ventilator Components

NRL & Associates’ business plan relies on using multi-pallet machines for unattended machining, so when two of its customers increased production of ventilators, the shop quickly brought in a new multi-pallet machine and automation system to meet the demand.

Automatically Optimize Your CNC Machining Feed Rates

New feed-rate-optimization technology can enable CAM programmers to reduce cycle times and increase tool life for milling and turning operations.

New Business Plan Enables Shop to Increase Ventilator Part Production

KrisDee and Associates was able to increase production of a ventilator manifold from 90 parts per week to 780 parts per week thanks to changes the company started making months earlier.

DMG MORI Launches Machine Rental Business

DMG MORI Capital Inc. offers access to DMG MORI machines on customized short- to medium-term rental agreements.

Flexible Manufacturing System Reduces Machining Times for Aerospace Parts

Orizon Aerostructures’ flexible manufacturing system, made up of nine Ecospeed five-axis machines from Starrag, is helping the company make more money producing complex aerospace parts.

The Manifold Benefits of Standardization

By locking in on manifolds, investing in one HMC model and developing custom software used on iPads in every department, this shop has set itself up for continuous improvement and its new employees up for success.

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