NIMS Marks 25th Anniversary Achievement with Smart Solutions Launch

The organization’s new Smart Solutions are an initiative to address the competencies needed by today’s technology-driven manufacturers. 

Transformational Technology and Next Generation Solutions … Presented Virtually

Machine tool manufacturers like Mazak “never sit still,” and that was evident in the press event I attended this morning on Mazak’s new All Axes Live event series, which kicks off next Tuesday August 11 at 11AM EST. 


Double Column Machining Center Series Provides Highly Responsive Movement

YCM Technology introduces the “Aero” series of next generation high performance double column multi-axis DCV2018A/B-5AX machining centers.

Inspection & Measurement

Coordinate Metrology Society Launches 3DMU Learning Portal

The Coordinate Metrology Society announces their newest training asset, 3D Measurement U, an online video training resource for the organization, educators and metrology practitioners, in partnership with Quality Digest. 

Seco Tools Acquires QCT Cutting Tool Division in Mexico

Seco Tools has completed the acquisition of the cutting tool division of Quimmco Centro Tecnológico (QCT), a subsidiary of the Quimmco Group.

ARCH Celebrates International Women’s Day Through Gender Diverse Executive Team

ARCH is a company that is fully invested in a diverse culture that is endorsed and promoted throughout the organization, and it relies on its gender-diverse leadership team to drive its strategy and growth.

Cutting Tools

Precision Cutting Technologies Announces Acquisition of Supermill, LLC

Precision Cutting Technologies, Inc., has acquired Supermill LLC, a leading manufacturer of high-performance carbide end mills. 


Gundrilling Machines Deliver Oerational flexibility

UNISIG’s next generation of UNE series gundrilling machines delivers operational flexibility, improved performance and effortless operation.

GWS Tool Group Announces Acquisition of North American Tool Corporation

GWS Tool Group announces that it has acquired North American Tool Corporation.

Husky Appoints Customer Success Management Organization Leader

Husky Injection Molding Systems announces the appointment of Tony Black to the position of president, customer success management.

Workforce Development

Planning for Manufacturing Change and Technology Readiness

Consider how the manufacturing process will change in the next ten years and then start planning to be technology- and workforce-ready.

Concours Mold Completes First Acquisition

Concours Mold Inc. announces that it acquired the assets of Valiant Tool and Mold Inc.

MTConnect Institute Releases MTConnect Standard Version 1.5.0

The MTConnect Institute, standard development organization for MTConnect, announces the release of Version 1.5.0 of the MTConnect standard, a free, open semantic vocabulary for discrete manufacturing.

WEBINAR RECAP: 2020 Insights into Automotive Business Activity

Forming strategic partnerships that help “mobility” manufactures build their vision for the future are key to taking advantage of new business opportunities.

DMG MORI Announces Strategic Partnership

DMG MORI partners with IN4.OS US LLC, an organization focused on developing advanced manufacturing enterprises for strategic sectors, to construct smart factories of the future.


Machine Series Engineered to Simplify Gundrilling

UNISIG’s next generation of UNE series gundrilling machines deliver operational flexibility, improved performance and effortless operation.

Business Strategy

Succession Planning: Three Approaches

Three mold shop owners share their succession plan processes. Start sooner than later, hire a professional to assist and plan for more than your own benefit.

Business Strategy

How to Start Planning Your Business Exit

Now is the time to start the planning process for exiting your business whether you plan to exit within the next year or 10 years from now. 

Workforce Development

Back to School Tools

Our job, as individuals working within the manufacturing community, is to offer our time to help educate the next generation of workers about the career opportunities available in manufacturing.


PODCAST: A Campus and Culture of Capabilities and Solutions

MGS Mfg Group Business Development Managers Mark Ypsilantis and Brad Bollech did not hide their passion for mold manufacturing, their commitment to the next generation workforce and their experience with the campus of capabilities that is MGS Mfg Group during our Manufacturing Alliance Podcast.

Workforce Development

Westminster Tool Webinar Focuses on Talent Development

Join Westminster Tool and MoldMaking Technology on August 27 at 2:00 pm for a webinar on developing the next generation of manufacturers.

Business Strategy

Walter Appoints Regional Channel Development Managers

Walter announced the appointment of two new regional channel development managers to support its overall sales organization, channel partner relationships and aggressive business growth strategy.

Additive Manufacturing

Selling the Value of Additive Tooling in a Mold

Gaining molder buy-in for a conformal-cooled mold insert requires communicating the mold’s total cost of ownership over the life of the project.

Business Strategy

Superior Die Set Corporation Announces New CEO

Superior Die Set Corporation President and CEO Frank Janiszewski announced that the company has hired a new CEO, Martin Girga, to lead the organization.