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March 3, 2021

Advanced Manufacturing Now Newsletter
Manufacturing Speeds Up in February

Manufacturing Speeds Up in February

Manufacturing hit the accelerator in February, with new orders, production and employment all contributing to a strengthening economy, the Institute for Supply Management said. February was “a very strong month,” Timothy R. Fiore, chair of ISM’s Manufacturing Business Survey Committee, said on a conference call. “Manufacturing is doing really well.”

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Durable Goods Orders Rise on Transportation

Durable Goods Orders Rise on Transportation


New orders for durable goods rose 3.4 percent in January, paced by transportation equipment, the Commerce Department said. It was the ninth consecutive monthly gain. The transportation category surged 7.8 percent. That sector has risen eight of the past nine months.

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Parting and Grooving for the Long Haul

Parting and Grooving for the Long Haul


Providers continue to innovate in one of the toughest applications in machining. Machine speeds continue to increase. Difficult-to-cut materials are used more frequently. The desire for better cooling, chip control and reliability remains. As a result, toolmakers continue to step up...

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Renishaw

 

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Simulation Software Meets the Need for Speed

Simulation Software Meets the Need for Speed


The newest additions for CNC toolpath simulation add speedier programs, better accuracy and digital twin capabilities. Today’s software offers users a growing number of choices of how to prevent costly machine tool collisions and other metalcutting errors.

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'Boeing Had Moved to Replace 777 Engine Covers Before Failures

Boeing Had Moved to Replace 777 Engine Covers Before Failures


Boeing Co. "was planning to strengthen protective engine covers on its 777 jets months before a pair of recent serious failures," The Wall Street Journal reported, citing an internal Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) document. The paper...

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FANUC, Rockwell Automation Form Coalition to Address Skills Gap

FANUC, Rockwell Automation Form Coalition to Address Skills Gap


FANUC and Rockwell Automation formed a coalition to deal with skills gap issues in manufacturing. The coalition aims to spur work and apprecenticeship programs for current and future workers in advanced manufacturing, robotics and automation.

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Biden Issues Executive Order to Address Chip Shortage

Biden Issues Executive Order to Address Chip Shortage


President Joe Biden signed an executive order "meant to address a global chip shortage impacting industries ranging from medical supplies to electric vehicles," CNBC said. The review is intended to allow recommendations to improve supply chains.

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Iscar’s new Logic3Cham

Iscar’s New Logic3Cham

The next evolution in the popular Sumocham family of self-clamped replaceable carbide tipped drills boosts drilling productivity up to 50%. The 3-flute design accomplishes this with advanced technologies producing smaller chips which help in chip evacuating. The user-friendly system allows for quick change of the drilling head on the machine with no setup time. Drill head diameter range is .472” – 1.020” in .004” increments.

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NEW Episode of the Additive Snack Podcast

NEW Episode of the Additive Snack Podcast

In the newest episode of the Additive Snack podcast, host Fabian Alefeld chats with Güngör Kara, the Chief Digital Officer of Ottobock, on how to successfully move from prototype to production with additive manufacturing (AM). They discuss the greatest challenges leaders face when implementing this shift, key insights on team building, and tips on how organizations can create radical innovations with AM. You don’t want to miss this episode – subscribe to the podcast now!

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Join DESTACO March 16 & 17 for “Automation Insights

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Lean Manufacturing: Why You Should Consider It for Your Shop

Lean Manufacturing: Why You Should Consider It for Your Shop

Think lean manufacturing is an overwhelming process that only applies to large companies? Think again. Regardless of the size of your facility, transforming your manufacturing process into a lean one will help you optimize your operations, maximize your resources and ultimately, increase profits. In this article, we cover the basics of the concept and recommend some resources to further explore the topic.

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