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Finishing Services that Remove or Reshape the Component Surface

Finishing Services that Remove or Reshape the Component Surface
Cribsheet provided by PMPA member Pioneer Service Inc., Addison, Illinois

Two Bits of Good News to Start 2021

Two Bits of Good News to Start 2021
The Precision Machining Technology Show has moved from April to August and Production Machining turns 20. These are both good things.

Interview with Cate Smith About PMPA’s Annual Meeting 2020

Interview with Cate Smith About PMPA’s Annual Meeting 2020
PMPA’s executive director, Cate Smith, shares her first experience at PMPA’s Annual Meeting which took place in person on October 22-25 at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgeville, Missouri.

Precision Machining — What Has Changed Since COVID-19 Began?

Precision Machining — What Has Changed Since COVID-19 Began?
Is new technology the change? The essential workers that have been making parts that make a difference are the real change — and it is a positive change that bodes well for manufacturing, workforce and our economy.

The Most Common Types of Finishing Services for Precision Machined Components - Part 2

The Most Common Types of Finishing Services for Precision Machined Components - Part 2
Cribsheet provided by PMPA member Pioneer Service Inc., Addison, Illinois

Absolute Machine Tools Receives 2020 PMPA Technical Member Award

Absolute Machine Tools Receives 2020 PMPA Technical Member Award
Absolute Machine Tools has been presented with this award for the last three years for its contributions and service to the PMPA.

PMTS Moves to August 2021

PMTS Moves to August 2021
Moving the show to the second half of 2021 should enable a more normalized, safe environment and lead to a very successful PMTS 2021 for both attendees and exhibitors.

Carbon. Carbon. Carbon. The Secret to Understanding Steel
In the real estate industry, the secret to understanding how any property transaction will be priced is “Location. Location. Location.” In order to understand steel, it is Carbon. Carbon. Carbon.

Ventilator Crisis —  Clippard Delivers for Ford

Ventilator Crisis — Clippard Delivers for Ford
Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. in Cincinnati, Ohio, harnessed their talent, experience, capabilities and PMPA network to deliver 50,000 sets of ventilator parts to Ford Motor Company. 

Subscribe to PMPA Podcasts - November 2020

Subscribe to PMPA Podcasts - November 2020
"Speaking of Precision" is a podcast from industry expert Miles Free III in which he talks about precision machining. All episodes can be found on major platforms.

Subscribe to PMPA Podcasts

Subscribe to PMPA Podcasts
"Speaking of Precision" is a podcast from Industry expert Miles Free III, in which he talks about precision machining. All episodes may be found on major platforms.

Craftsman's Cribsheet: Honing and Lapping — Special Finish Processes

Craftsman's Cribsheet: Honing and Lapping — Special Finish Processes
Cribsheet provided by PMPA member Pioneer Service Inc., Addison, Illinois

Beware of False Unemployment Claims Filed with Your Information

Beware of False Unemployment Claims Filed with Your Information
False unemployment claims are a reality during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a quick reference as to what to look for and how to handle it if a false unemployment claim is filed with your name. 

safety procedures booklet

5 Tips for Making Safety Part of Your Machine Shop Culture
These tips will help machine shop managers create a safety culture as well as manage and sustain it.

Why You Should Consider Standard Work

Why You Should Consider Standard Work
Standard work is a means to reduce the number of decisions that your performers need to make in order to ensure that compliant parts are produced.

Paperless Parts Partners With PMPA
Partnership to provide Industry 4.0 solutions to PMPA members to drive digital transformation 

5 Topics for Machine Shop Training

5 Topics for Machine Shop Training
These five safety topics should be a focus for your shop’s safety training in 2020, according to Miles Free, director of industry affairs, Precision Machined Products Association (PMPA).

PMPA’s Annual Meeting Pivot

PMPA’s Annual Meeting Pivot
The schedule for PMPA’s Annual Meeting in Ridgedale, Missouri, October 22-25, was scrapped and revamped to address the issues our members are facing in today’s COVID-19 world. 

Smith & Richardson — Surviving COVID-19

Smith & Richardson — Surviving COVID-19
Rich Hoster, president of Smith & Richardson Inc. in Geneva, Illinois, shares his business experiences with COVID-19 challenges.

From Unemployment to  Essential Worker — Adapt to Thrive

From Unemployment to Essential Worker — Adapt to Thrive
“If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.” - Peter Drucker

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