A New Turning Process Enables Cutting “In Reverse”. A new method of turning introduced by Sandvik Coromant enables an insert to cut in reverse, enabling major boosts to productivity, longer tool life for inserts, and even smoother surface finishes.
Americans Believe Manufacturing Industry Critical to Country’s Prosperity. Based on a survey from Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute, 76% of Americans believe the US should invest more in manufacturing, and 83% believe manufacturing is critical to economic prosperity. While the industry has change significantly over the last few decades, people still see significant value in manufacturing even in the long run.
American Manufacturing is having a moment. The ISM manufacturing index displayed measures of growth again in manufacturing, for the 8th straight month. The industry has added over 50,000 jobs this year, and every month has reported gains.
Identifying Machines from Within CNC Programs. For jobs that require multiple CNC machine tools, or shops that happen to have multiple CNC machine tools, there is a seamless method for running the same program on multiple machines.
We’d like to hear about your experience purchasing industrial lubricants and metalworking fluids. As a thank you, you’ll be entered into a drawing to win one of two Atago DPG-2 pH Digital Meters. Each completed survey is also eligible for a free initial fill of one of our QUAKERCOOL 700 or 7000 series metalworking fluids.
Quaker Chemical and Houghton International to Combine. The agreement to combine the two companies is a highly complementary transaction, and will allow the new company to better serve a wide range of industries that rely on metalworking.
Manufacturing production in US rises for sixth straight month. As of February, manufacturing rose yet again, with factory production rising by .5%. A Federal Reserve report on Friday showed the strongest month to month performance in three years.
US manufacturing surges to a 3-year high in February. The manufacturing industry expanded more than expect\ed last month, as the ISM's purchasing manager's index reached its highest point since December 2014. While the industry is experiencing growth, much of it is domestic as the strong dollar deters growth in exports.