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Mobile Laser Engraver Adapted For Large Tooling 

Alliance Specialties and Laser Sales’ Leviathan IPG Fiber Laser System retains a 360-degree rotation, and an extendable boom-arm attachment for greater accessibility to more difficult, harder-to-reach areas.


Matsuura Machinery Appoints Mike Bruegger to Application Engineer Position

Mike will train and support distributor engineers and Matsuura customers in the operation and troubleshooting of all company machining centers, support five-axis automated manufacturing solutions.

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Practical Approaches to Automation

Automation isn't just useful for large volumes of the same part. Today, it is increasingly being used in machine shops for high-mix, low-volume jobs.

Digital Manufacturing

From machine monitoring and machine tool dynamics to out-of-the-box digital tools, discover the digital manufacturing technologies becoming a requirement for competing in the marketplace as well as simplifying and improving businesses.

Cross-Generational Mentorship

Mentorship can help bridge the great generational divide. This discussion encourages shops to formalize their effort and present resources to help individuals participate in mentorship.

Marketing, Social Media and Moldmaking

Simple solutions and best practices for creating or strengthening your sales & marketing strategy to build brand and gain new business via print, digital and social media promotion.

Surface Treatment

Ceramic Super Stones Cover New Grit Range for Semi, Final and Mirror Polishing

DW Sales offers new fine-grits abrasives to its line for optimal surface polishing.

Surface Treatment

Dual-Function Ultrasonic Polisher Capable of Demanding Polishing, Deburring Task Execution

Giving the versatility of both ultrasonic and mechanical polishing, the PCS Company Ultramax DF unit enables users to polish right up to the wall, or finish to an edge.

Video: Mold Design, Engineering and Virtual Learning

Christina Fuges and Ryan Delahanty chat with Don Smith of Scholle IPN and Davide Masato of UMass Lowell about COVID-19, education, mold design and more in the virtual video series “What's New and What Works in Mold Manufacturing.”
#industry40 #education #imts


Matsuura Launches Metal Additive Manufacturing Production Services 

Lumex technology to produce high-volume mold components for tooling, with reduced lead time, high-precision machining without EDM and minimized mold assembly.


Study Shows North American Manufacturing Is Rebounding from a Challenging 2020

Harbour Results survey indicates 25% of plastic processors and moldmakers broke even or lost money in 2020 and returning optimism within the manufacturing community.


Oerlikon Signs Agreement to Acquire INglass HRSflow Business

Acquisition accelerates Oerlikon’s strategy in diversifying its man-made fibers business to expand into the high-growth polymer processing solution market, positions hot runner systems technology for potential global growth.


Surface Treatment

All-In-One Fiber Laser Marking Unit Integrated into Portable System

Rocklin Manufacturing presents the MobiLase, a fiber laser marker housed in a lightweight suitcase that can delivers fast and durable laser markings directly at the part.

MMT Chats: 5 in 5 with Best Tool & Engineering

MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges reveals 5 best practices for improving efficiencies in culture, technology, process, measuring success and staying competitive ... in 5 minutes: hire for work ethic, machining, molding, relationships and appropriate technology investment. This episode is brought to you by ISCAR with New Ideas for Machining Intelligently.

Cutting Tools

Insert, Cutter Tool Range Ensure 90-Degree Shoulder Milling

Double-sided TNGX16 inserts and STN16 cutters from Dormer Pramet cover a large application and material range.

Maintenance & Repair

Arc Welding System Automates Weld Program Creation

Trumpf has release the TruArc Weld 1000. Equipped with a cobot, the system provides an automated alternative for parts users typically weld manually.

New Orders, Production Register Slowing April Activity

Total new orders for April registered slowing growth while export orders contracted. Much of the expansion in moldmaking orders during COVID-19 has come from domestic demand.
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Surface Treatment

Mold Cleaner Line Eliminates Chlorinated Solvents

Reformulation of Slide Products’ Mold Cleaner Plus Degreaser 4 mold care line is made better for workers and the environment at an affordable cost. 


Ontario Virtual Career Expo Target High School Students for Trade Career Opportunities

Build a Dream ‘Trades Week’ networking event will connect students to tradespeople, pathways, employers to build industry exposure and introduce potential career opportunities.


Harbour Results Partners with AutoForecast Solutions for Improved Manufacturing Insight Data Delivery

Collaboration enhances the automotive forecasting data and insight available to Harbour IQ members, enabling faster, more flexible decision-making.


New EVCO Plastics Facility to Advance Medical Molding Opportunities

Forty thousand square-foot CAL 2 facility to feature white room, liquid silicone rubber (LSR) molding capabilities.