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Published: 2/20/2018

Making Parts on A Swiss/Laser Machine
Adding laser cutting to Swiss-type machining is helping this shop do more work for its customers in the medical industry. 

Published: 1/18/2018

Keeping Current with the Medical Machining Market
The medical machining industry being supplied by the precision machined parts industry is changing. This Northeast Ohio shop is working to keep up with the need to serve changing requirements of its medical customers by increasing the shop’s o...

Published: 11/17/2017

Two New Twists on Thread Whirling
Thread whirling as a metalworking process dates to the 1940s. Recently, developments in production speeds, based on this increasingly popular process, are impacting thread manufacturers.

Published: 11/17/2017

Tips for Screw Making on Swiss-Type Machines
Here’s a three-part video series focused on screw making to help explain the benefits of thread whirling, back turning and broaching while taking into consideration CAM programming, tooling and machine specifications.

Published: 11/1/2017

Watchmaking: A Machinist’s View
Old-world craftsmanship combines with precision machining on a vertical machining center and Swiss-type lathe to produce some of the only U.S.-made mechanical wristwatch movements.

Published: 10/23/2017

Locked and Loaded for Further Growth in Firearms Production
Even with a strong and varied manufacturing background, it wasn’t until a few years ago that this father and son team found its way into the manufacture of weaponry components. Nonetheless, business is booming.

Published: 8/1/2017

Top Shops Benchmarking: Providing Direction, Gaging Performance
Top Shops benchmarking data helps guide shops’ improvement efforts and enables them to gage where they rank among industry-leading machining businesses.

Published: 4/17/2017

New Accessories Improve Swiss Machine Performance
The sliding headstock machine design is well over a century old. Yet it continues to be renewed with developments in the application and performance of accessories within the machine.

Published: 1/24/2017

Moving into Medical Machining
A background in aerospace manufacturing provided this company with the skills it needed to begin medical machining.

Published: 12/26/2016

Teaming Up in the Swiss Shop
This company capitalizes on employee empowerment and creativity to strengthen the work environment, improve production numbers and exceed customer expectations.