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Published: 4/7/2020

Aerospace Supplier Shifts to Tight-Tolerance Ventilator Parts: "We Weren't in This Business Two Weeks Ago"
Skilled Manufacturing Inc. is running seven days a week to produce ventilator parts that will help healthcare workers battle the coronavirus.

Published: 4/6/2020

IT is the Key to Effective Machine Monitoring
This aerospace manufacturer’s IT team was essential to successfully setting up a machine monitoring program. 

Published: 3/20/2020

Does Asia's Low-Cost Manufacturing Option Still Make Sense?
As U.S.-based companies try to stay ahead of COVID-19, global supply chains are under renewed scrutiny. Are uncertainties and delays caused by global crises worth the short-term cost savings?

Published: 3/2/2020

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.

Published: 2/27/2020

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.

Published: 1/23/2020

Multitasking Forms Hub of Shop’s Propeller Production Efficiency
Outsourcing machining for complex hub assemblies resulted in months-long lead times and lack of control. A Mazak multitasking machine allowed Whirlwind Propellers to bring production in house.

Published: 12/27/2019

Developing a Five-Axis Solution for Machining Superalloy Aerospace Parts
Growing involvement in producing multi-blade aerospace parts made of superalloys presented Pietro Rosa with some machining challenges. Starrag’s LX 021 five-axis VMC helped the shop achieve tight tolerances and integrated production.

Published: 12/26/2019

Aerospace Shop Adopts NC Optimization as a Means of Continuous Improvement
Steelville Manufacturing adopted CGTech’s Vericut NC verification software to safeguard its high-volume/high-mix work, but found unexpected benefits from its Force Optimization module.

Published: 6/3/2019

Tackling the Aerospace Supplier’s Dilemma: Scalability
Automation and robotics can go a long way toward increasing capacity and growing a business dedicated to aerospace manufacturing. But Trinity Precision has learned that refining the indirect and unseen aspects of its operations can be just as valuab...

Published: 10/15/2019

Aerospace Machine Shop Opts for CAM Simulation Over Dry Runs
NCSIMUL Machine software has taken Marton Precision’s G-code program verification from a 16 hour manual process to a mere two hours.