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March 10, 2021

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Machine Tool Orders Post Year-Over-Year Gain in January

Machine Tool Orders Post Year-Over-Year Gain in January

Machine tool orders posted a year-over-year gain in January, the third straight month with such an increase, AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology said. Orders in January were up 12 percent from January 2020. AMT said there hasn't been such a streak of year-over-year gains since late 2018.

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Manufacturing Adds 21,000 Jobs in February

Manufacturing Adds 21,000 Jobs in February


Manufacturing added 21,000 jobs last month, paced by gains in transportation equipment, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said. Transportation boosted employment by 9,700 jobs and durable goods generally did the heavy lifting for manufacturing employment.

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Next Chapter in AM: 12-Laser Printingl

Next Chapter in AM: 12-Laser Printing


Jill Christner, president and GM of the Americas for SLM Solutions Group, talked with Manufacturing Engineering about a new 12-laser 3D printer introduced by her company. It "is imperative that as SLM Solutions evolves, as does our technology...

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Light-Tight Laser Protection Door

Light-Tight Laser Protection Door

Dynatect’s Automated Laser Protection Doors features a rigid, double-walled aluminum-slat barrier that provides for minimal deflection and a light-tight barrier door. The design features robust, modular components specifically designed for large, fast, mission critical roll-up doors. Customers have consistently and successfully conducted their own independent safety analysis for each application. Dynatect has manufactured industrial roll-up doors for over 30 years.

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Bike Maker Discovers Savings With Specialty Toolholders

Bike Maker Discovers Savings With Specialty Toolholders


Trek Bicycles, a Wisconsin maker of bikes, found out it could achieve time and cost savings by using advanced toolholders. This is the story of how new manufacturing tech helps in the production of an old form of transportation.

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'Nexteer Expands Portfoios for EVs

Nexteer Expands Portfoios for EVs


Nexteer Automotive said it is expanding its Driveline portfolio with new Halfshaft technologies that are tailored to meet the unique demands of electric vehicles (EVs). The company said its halfshaft technologies solve EV challenges by enhancing durability and efficiency.

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Hexagon Offers New Precision Non-Contact CMM Sensor

Hexagon Offers New Precision Non-Contact CMM Sensor


Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence said it's offering a new high-speed non-contact sensor for use with coordinate measurement machines (CMMs). The company said it addresses growing demand from the consumer electronics and medical...

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Airline Chiefs Urge White House Support for Green Aviation Fuel

Airline Chiefs Urge White House Support for Green Aviation Fuel


The top executives of American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines conducted a virtual meeting to urge U.S. support for more eco-friendly aviation fuel, Reuters said. Meeting participants included new Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.

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Metrology Solutions for Car Body Construction

Metrology Solutions for Car Body Construction

ZEISS is a one-stop partner for systematic quality assurance in car body construction: From measurement and inspection technology to the fixtures up to quality data management and service. All products and services from ZEISS are compatible with each other – for maximum quality and productivity.

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Registration is open to attend DESTACO's first Digital Event "Automation Insights" on March 16 & 17. The event will focus on a range of topics, including industry trends, challenges and advancements to tips on selecting the right product for your application needs. Join the discussions with Automation industry experts.

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Customer Testimonial: Global-Tek Manufacturing

Customer Testimonial: Global-Tek Manufacturing

Global-Tek LLC had all of their machine tools delivered on time, during a pandemic, from a supplier more nearly 1,700 miles away. Learn how Methods Machine Tools maintained a long-distance supply chain across an ocean to keep an aerospace/defense component manufacturer running during the pandemic.

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