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Published: 5/14/2018

Buying a Lathe: The Basics
Lathes represent some of the oldest machining technology, but it’s still helpful to remember the basics when considering the purchase of a new turning machine. 

Published: 4/2/2018

Five-Axis Front and Center at Hurco's 50th-Anniversary Event
Machine tool builder Hurco had its five-axis technology on display, and provided attendees with a sneak peek at two other machining center models that will be introduced at this year's International Manufacturing Technology Show.

Published: 3/16/2018

Eastern Kentucky Opens CNC Educational Center
The East Kentucky Advanced Manufacturing Institute, in partnership with Haas Automation and Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing, hopes to provide advanced job training to Eastern Kentucky residents.

Published: 2/28/2018

With Face Drivers, Shop Faces Long Cycle Times Head On
By switching from jaw chucks to face drivers, a manufacturer of large shaft components was able to reduce the number of setups, cutting cycle times on some parts from days to hours.

Published: 12/27/2017

Multitasking Takes a Turn
Turn-mill machines are known for their capabilities in single-setup part production. Here are two very different examples of shops that are using multitasking to their advantage in medical machining.

Published: 8/17/2017

DMG MORI Opens New Tech Center and Showroom in Southwest Ohio
Site to provide customer support and training for technologies such as five-axis machining and multifunction turning centers.

Published: 8/5/2017

Three Truths about Machine Tool Research
The story of one engineer reveals how Techspex saves time as a centralized apparatus for preliminary capital equipment acquisition research.

Published: 7/24/2017

July 2017 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Turning
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on a variety of lathes and turning equipment.

Published: 7/13/2017

Catch Up on PMTS 2017’s Live Demonstrations with This Video Playlist
Covering workholding, Swiss-type turning, multitasking machines and more, the seven talks in the YouTube playlist are a good recap of the latest in production machining technology.

Published: 6/30/2017

Hiring, Training and Supporting the Workforce in School and on the Job
Virginia’s Rolls-Royce Crosspointe plant shares its strategies for attracting, hiring and supporting its workers, while Danville Community College excels with its integrated machining education model.