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Adding Value with Robotics
A robot may not directly make the final part, but it can add value to the overall process, if its use is properly planned and executed. more (+)

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Sandvik Coromant Donates $50,000 to Support Education Programs
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Sandvik Coromant donated $50,000 to help enable hundreds of students to take advantage of STEM education opportunities including a series of special summer camps as part of their “Dream It. Do It.” program.

Technology Tuesday: A Closer Look at IMTS 2016
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Yesterday I blogged about IMTS, providing an overarching summary of the manufacturing technologies featured there. Today, being Technology Tuesday, I thought I’d share a few snapshots from the show floor.

Adopting Automation
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Shops are facing increased demand for shorter lead times, improved quality and lower costs. Automation offers several key advantages for overcoming these challenges.

Makino Announces Daily IMTS Lunch and Learn Programs
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Makino has announced its speaker lineup for its Lunch and Learn sessions that will be held during IMTS 2016.

Cicco Appointed New President, CEO at FANUC
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FANUC America Corp. announced that Mike Cicco is the company's new president and CEO.

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Automation

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Integrating automation technologies and strategies is key for improving overall mold manufacturing operations. Challenges and solutions for achieving a level of lights-out machining/ unattended operations are met via the use of a variety of automation options including, robots, work cells, tool management and software.


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