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Medical | 4 MINUTE READ

Big Changes for the Medical Device Industry

The medical device industry is poised for tremendous growth. Suppliers should be prepared to adapt to the changing needs of their customers.
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Medical

The Story Behind a Machining Background Photo

The photo I added to my LinkedIn page shows the application of nifty CNC technology enabling a turn-mill to machine a complex medical device complete. It certainly seemed appropriate.
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Aerospace

IT is the Key to Effective Machine Monitoring

This aerospace manufacturer’s IT team was essential to successfully setting up a machine monitoring program. 
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Aerospace

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.
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Automotive

Precision Machining in the Automotive Industry

The automotive industry is the largest market for precision machined parts. See how shops are handling the large volumes, tight process control and high quality this industry requires.
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Medical

Precision Machining in the Medical Industry

One end market Production Machining frequently covers is the medical industry. Here's how precision machine shops are successfully producing medical parts.
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Cutting Tools

Medical Screw Solution Includes More than Cutting Tools

With companies producing so many medical screws, every second saved counts. A turnkey program can help manufacturers machine these parts as efficiently as possible.
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Aerospace

Shop’s Growth Takes Off by Supplying Aircraft Parts Directly

The process of gaining approval to supply aircraft parts to Boeing directly was long and difficult for Automatic Products, but the potential growth and stability have made the journey worthwhile.

Grinding

Using Grinding Instead of Turning in Series Production

By grinding the entire workpiece contour in a single operation, the Grindstar can produce large batch sizes economically, making it an alternative to turning for the automotive industry.

Shop Management Software

Lean Strategies Drive Automotive Efficiency

A cloud-based lean execution system tying together multiple MES and ERP platforms across this automotive supplier's global operations has led to improvements in production, maintenance and quality.

Medical

Dry Swiss Machining in Medical

Continuing to build its reputation for creative solutions, this multi-faceted medical device component manufacturer took its Swiss machining operations to a new level to meet a customer’s market demands.
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Medical

Medical’s Mystique

Medical manufacturing is a challenging topic to cover because of the proprietary nature of so many of the products. But the technology involved and its impact on people make it exciting.
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Medical

Swiss-Type Lathe Helps Medical Shop Achieve Higher Precision

After the investment was made in a new Swiss-type lathe, not only was this company management’s expectations exceeded by the machine’s performance and efficiency, but the lathe is now included in plans for future applications.
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Swiss-Types

Medical Grows as Its End Market Slows

While the baby-boom generation inexorably falls apart, bone screws, plates, rods, artificial joints and less-invasive surgical fixes indicate a bright future for manufacturers of the parts needed to help keep “Humpty” together. The trick for medical-part makers is keeping up with the evolving technology needed to meet industry demands.

Automotive

Automotive Industry Growth is Unpredictable

The industry has exceeded the expectations of many experts from as recently as the end of 2017.

Medical

First-Class Manufacturing with Additive

Close attention to detail and automation of key processes is helping this shop earn its place as a leader in the 3D printing industry.

Aerospace

High Demand Creates Growth in Aerospace Industry

The combined results of a strong global growth of both passenger and freight air transport demand followed by strong demand for new aircraft and increasing competition between aircraft manufacturers should point to a robust aerospace market for years to come.
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Automotive

Advances in Swiss-Type Technology

R&D efforts in recent years have led to higher efficiencies, increased agility and expanded capabilities for shops performing Swiss-type turning.
#aerospace #automotive #medical

Automotive

Filling Bins While the Building is Empty

Over the past decade, technology has advanced to the point that lights-out machining is more seamless than ever before, with built-in safety systems and even the ability to switch from one part to another in the middle of the night.
#aerospace #automotive #medical

Horizontal & Vertical Lathes

Adding Value, Reducing Cost with Inverted Vertical Turning Centers

Inverted vertical turning centers find a home in an automotive stamping house.

Parts Cleaning

FDA Releases Draft Guidance for Additive Manufacturing of Medical Devices

Even if additive manufacturing and medical devices are not yet on your radar, this information may be useful in strategic planning for cleaning complex parts.

Swiss-Types

Process Control in the Medical Shop

For this shop, successful delivery of medical and dental components is about proper process and machine tools that can handle the job.