Multimedia Library - All http://americanmachinist.com/media en New Functions, Options, Applications Enhance Machine Shop Performance http://americanmachinist.com/qc-and-inspection/new-functions-options-applications-enhance-machine-shop-performance <div class="node-body gallery-body">Every machine shop is aware of its competition and its customers’ demand for faster, better, lower-cost finished parts. Here’s a list of new functions, options, and applications for improving machine shops’ results, which can be achieved with more incremental changes or adjustments to workflows. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/qc-and-inspection/new-functions-options-applications-enhance-machine-shop-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/qc-and-inspection/new-functions-options-applications-enhance-machine-shop-performance#comments CAD/CAM Software Machining / Cutting QC and Inspection Shop Operations Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:15:00 +0000 55581 at http://americanmachinist.com High-Precision, High-Efficiency Ideas for Machine Shops http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/high-precision-high-efficiency-ideas-machine-shops <div class="node-body gallery-body">Precision is at the core of every effort in every machine shop, not simply to complete turning, grinding, milling, etc. with exceptional accuracy and finish quality — but to get every task, every problem, every idea or inquiry addressed effectively, efficiently and profitably. No wasted steps, no missed opportunities.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/high-precision-high-efficiency-ideas-machine-shops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/high-precision-high-efficiency-ideas-machine-shops#comments Automation Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting QC and Inspection Shop Operations Thu, 09 Mar 2017 16:07:00 +0000 53621 at http://americanmachinist.com Ten Ways Industry Uses 3D Scanning http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/ten-ways-industry-uses-3d-scanning <div class="node-body gallery-body">From prototyping to quality assurance, 3D scanning has become an integral part of the manufacturing process. Here are ten current uses. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/ten-ways-industry-uses-3d-scanning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/ten-ways-industry-uses-3d-scanning#comments American Machinist Newswire Machining / Cutting News Shop Operations Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:43:00 +0000 51101 at http://americanmachinist.com 10 Tech Predictions for 2017 and Beyond http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/10-tech-predictions-2017-and-beyond <div class="node-body gallery-body">Deloitte rubs its crystal ball early every year and reveals some of its predictions — in tech, media and telecommunications — for the next 12 months and beyond. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/10-tech-predictions-2017-and-beyond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/10-tech-predictions-2017-and-beyond#comments CAD/CAM Software Shop Operations Wed, 15 Feb 2017 19:12:00 +0000 50431 at http://americanmachinist.com Global Steel Production Rose in 2016, Just Barely http://americanmachinist.com/news/global-steel-production-rose-2016-just-barely <div class="node-body gallery-body">Raw raw steel production rose just 0.8% year-over-year during 2016, with a 12-month total of 1.628 billion metric tons for the year. Steel output decreased in Europe, North and South America, and Africa, but it rose in Asia, Russia and the CIS, the Middle East, and Oceania. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/global-steel-production-rose-2016-just-barely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/global-steel-production-rose-2016-just-barely#comments Machining / Cutting News Sun, 05 Feb 2017 17:00:00 +0000 48811 at http://americanmachinist.com 2017’s First New Technologies for Machine Shops http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/2017-s-first-new-technologies-machine-shops <div class="node-body gallery-body">For machine shops seeking new capabilities to make their manufacturing processes faster, more efficient, more profitable, and more competitive, there is no wrong time to evaluate new technology.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/2017-s-first-new-technologies-machine-shops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/2017-s-first-new-technologies-machine-shops#comments Automation CAD/CAM Software Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:08:00 +0000 45961 at http://americanmachinist.com 10 New Technologies for Machine Shop Precision and Performance http://americanmachinist.com/qc-and-inspection/10-new-technologies-machine-shop-precision-and-performance <div class="node-body gallery-body">Competition among machine shops is always about cost – but not just cost. Making component parts is a chance for machine shops to show their creativity and flexibility, as well as their commitment to precision. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/qc-and-inspection/10-new-technologies-machine-shop-precision-and-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/qc-and-inspection/10-new-technologies-machine-shop-precision-and-performance#comments Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting QC and Inspection Shop Operations Thu, 29 Dec 2016 15:21:00 +0000 43081 at http://americanmachinist.com 5 Lean Tools to Boost Implementation http://americanmachinist.com/qc-and-inspection/5-lean-tools-boost-implementation <div class="node-body gallery-body">The lean journey, especially initial implementation, is overwhelming. But remember, with commitment, a positive outlook and the right lean tools at your disposal, you’ll be amazed how simple and rewarding the journey is. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/qc-and-inspection/5-lean-tools-boost-implementation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/qc-and-inspection/5-lean-tools-boost-implementation#comments QC and Inspection Shop Operations Mon, 19 Dec 2016 05:00:00 +0000 41821 at http://americanmachinist.com 5 Business Lessons from The Battle of The Bulge http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/5-business-lessons-battle-bulge <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Battle of the Bulge began with a ferocious and devastating attack by the German Army on American troops across Belgium, Luxembourg, and France, on December 16, 1944. While unsuccessful, the surprise achieved by the Nazi German offensive and the uncoordinated initial Allied response offers several critical business lessons during this time of unprecedented political change and tepid economic growth. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/5-business-lessons-battle-bulge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/5-business-lessons-battle-bulge#comments Shop Operations Wed, 14 Dec 2016 01:27:00 +0000 41301 at http://americanmachinist.com 10 New Technologies for Machine Shop Performance and Convenience http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/10-new-technologies-machine-shop-performance-and-convenience <div class="node-body gallery-body">Manufacturing technology never stops being complex: machine shop operators, managers, programmers, and leaders (sometimes, they’re all the same person!) want answers, options, and opportunities — products and processes that will help them do their work with fewer obstacles, better results, and maybe even more revenue.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/10-new-technologies-machine-shop-performance-and-convenience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/10-new-technologies-machine-shop-performance-and-convenience#comments Automation CAD/CAM Software Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting Shop Operations Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:55:00 +0000 39361 at http://americanmachinist.com