American Machinist http://americanmachinist.com/rss.xml en Boeing, Embraer Starting New Phase of Eco-Jet Test Flights http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-embraer-starting-new-phase-eco-jet-test-flights <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing and Embraer will use an E170 narrow-body jet as a flying tested to evaluate several advanced environmentally focuses technologies, in operational tests during August and September in Brazil.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-embraer-starting-new-phase-eco-jet-test-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-embraer-starting-new-phase-eco-jet-test-flights#comments News Tue, 19 Jul 2016 19:50:00 +0000 33871 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The Embraer E170 is a narrow-body, twin-engine jet for regional and medium-range commercial aircraft service. During testing scheduled in August and September in Brazil, and E170 will be used by Boeing and Embraer to test several new aircraft design technologies.</p> Fine Filtration Shows Impact of Advanced Technology in Precision Manufacturing http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2016/fine-filtration-shows-impact-advanced-technology-precision-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body">Jongen Tool manufactures of precision cutting tools, tools that meet the industry’s requirements for tolerance, performance, and efficiency — and it achieves those objectives in its own operation thanks to a Vomat GmbH’s fine-filtration systems.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2016/fine-filtration-shows-impact-advanced-technology-precision-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2016/fine-filtration-shows-impact-advanced-technology-precision-manufacturing#comments IMTS 2016 Shop Operations Gold Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:45:00 +0000 33861 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Recently Jongen established its fifth workshop, establishing a modern production process that is temperature controlled to promote precision toolmaking and clean operations.</p> Smith & Wesson Buying Specialty Knife Manufacturer http://americanmachinist.com/news/smith-wesson-buying-specialty-knife-manufacturer <div class="node-body article-body">Firearms giant Smith & Wesson will pay $85.0 million in cash for Taylor Brands LLC, a designer and distributor of knives and specialty tools, a move to expand its hunting and outdoor utility knife portfolio. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/smith-wesson-buying-specialty-knife-manufacturer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/smith-wesson-buying-specialty-knife-manufacturer#comments News Mon, 18 Jul 2016 21:47:00 +0000 33851 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Taylor Brands is a long-standing licensee for both Smith &amp; Wesson and M&amp;P branded knives, and is the proprietor of several well-regarded brands of knives, including Schrade, Uncle Henry, Old Timer, and Imperial.</p> Integrating Machining and Automation, + 10 More New Machine Shop Technologies, at IMTS 2016 http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2016/integrating-machining-and-automation-10-more-new-machine-shop-technologies-imts-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Integrating automation and new production concepts with advanced machines, tooling, and other devices and systems that will enhance the performance capabilities, productivity goals of machine shops and other manufacturers of precision parts and components.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2016/integrating-machining-and-automation-10-more-new-machine-shop-technologies-imts-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2016/integrating-machining-and-automation-10-more-new-machine-shop-technologies-imts-2016#comments Automation IMTS 2016 Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting Shop Operations Mon, 18 Jul 2016 07:16:00 +0000 33841 at http://americanmachinist.com US Cutting Tool Demand Falls Again, Reflecting Manufacturing Weakness http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/us-cutting-tool-demand-falls-again-reflecting-manufacturing-weakness <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. manufacturers consumed $165.68 million worth of cutting tools during May, a decline of 4.6% from the March total and a 4.1% drop from the May 2015 result. Cutting tool consumption is an index to overall manufacturing activity. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/us-cutting-tool-demand-falls-again-reflecting-manufacturing-weakness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/us-cutting-tool-demand-falls-again-reflecting-manufacturing-weakness#comments Cutting Tools News Mon, 18 Jul 2016 04:51:00 +0000 33831 at http://americanmachinist.com Billions and Billions in New Orders for Aerospace Industry http://americanmachinist.com/news/billions-and-billions-new-orders-aerospace-industry-0 <div class="node-body article-body">The world’s major aircraft builders, jet engine manufacturers, and Tier One aerospace suppliers have concluded what’s likely to be their most lucrative week for 2016, the biannual Farnborough International Airshow in Hampshire, England. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/billions-and-billions-new-orders-aerospace-industry-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/billions-and-billions-new-orders-aerospace-industry-0#comments News Fri, 15 Jul 2016 03:52:00 +0000 33751 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Airbus SAS was the apparent top-earner for new business during the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow, drawing 279 new orders and commitments for commercial jets.</p> Making the Move to Multi-Axis Machining http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/making-move-multi-axis-machining <div class="field-byline"> Jon Iverson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Multi-axis machining is an effective step toward factory automation, offering the opportunity to condense multiple machine operations into one, saving takt time, total production time, production cost, and improving tolerances. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/making-move-multi-axis-machining" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/making-move-multi-axis-machining#comments IMTS 2016 Machining / Cutting Tue, 12 Jul 2016 18:31:00 +0000 33701 at http://americanmachinist.com <p><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:&quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;">Multi-axis machining adds process complexity without increasing the set-up time and operator intervention. </span></p> Boeing to Source 777X Composite Materials from UAE http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-source-777x-composite-materials-uae <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing will be the first customer of a new venture formed by Mubadala Development Co. and Solvay that will produce primary structure (“pre-preg”) composite materials, to be used to form 777X empennage and floor beams, starting in 2021. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-source-777x-composite-materials-uae" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-source-777x-composite-materials-uae#comments News Tue, 12 Jul 2016 03:46:00 +0000 33681 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The Boeing 777X will be a redesigned version of the 777, the first commercial airliner to incorporate composite materials for structurally significant parts. Composites account for 50% percent of structural weight of the 787 Dreamliner, and the 777X will have the world&#39;s largest wing formed from composite.</p> US Machine Tool Orders Narrow Losses in May http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/us-machine-tool-orders-narrow-losses-may <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. manufacturers’ new orders for machine tools declined 1.4%, though compared to May 2015 the decline is 18.2% and the year-to-date total is down 16.7% compared to 2015.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/us-machine-tool-orders-narrow-losses-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/us-machine-tool-orders-narrow-losses-may#comments Cutting Tools Mon, 11 Jul 2016 04:01:00 +0000 33671 at http://americanmachinist.com High-Precision, Multi-Surface Grinding, + 9 More New Machine Shop Technologies, at IMTS 2016 http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2016/high-precision-multi-surface-grinding-9-more-new-machine-shop-technologies-imts-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Landis-Bryant RU2 Fuel MGMT multi-surface grinder, to be introduced by Fives Group at IMTS 2016, is among numerous new technologies in store for machine shop operators seeking difference-making capabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2016/high-precision-multi-surface-grinding-9-more-new-machine-shop-technologies-imts-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2016/high-precision-multi-surface-grinding-9-more-new-machine-shop-technologies-imts-2016#comments IMTS 2016 Enterprise Software Machining / Cutting QC and Inspection Shop Operations Fri, 08 Jul 2016 20:59:00 +0000 33661 at http://americanmachinist.com Lockheed, Pratt Awarded New F-35 Funding http://americanmachinist.com/news/lockheed-pratt-awarded-new-f-35-funding <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Defense is allotting new funds to Lockheed Martin and Pratt & Whitney for continuing production in the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program. Lockheed is drawing $559.5 million to fund assembly of the aircraft; Pratt & Whitney will receive $1.5 billion to produce 99 new F-135 engines.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/lockheed-pratt-awarded-new-f-35-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/lockheed-pratt-awarded-new-f-35-funding#comments News Fri, 08 Jul 2016 02:02:00 +0000 33641 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The F-35 is a stealth-enabled, single-engine aircraft in development for more than a decade, and now in testing and training use by the U.S. Marine Corps.</p> Elliptical Adapter/Cutting Tool Combo, Plus 9 More New Machining Ideas http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/elliptical-adaptercutting-tool-combo-plus-9-more-new-machining-ideas <div class="node-body gallery-body">Customized tooling for machining oil-and-gas processing valve seat pockets leads a new list of 10 designs and technologies for machine shop operators seeking new ideas to keep them engaged, aware, active, and competitive —to help them improve their shops’ performances.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/elliptical-adaptercutting-tool-combo-plus-9-more-new-machining-ideas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/elliptical-adaptercutting-tool-combo-plus-9-more-new-machining-ideas#comments Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting Shop Operations Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:19:00 +0000 33631 at http://americanmachinist.com Focus on Training to Solve the Skills Gap in Manufacturing http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/focus-training-solve-skills-gap-manufacturing <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Weber, SVP of People and Places at Bridge by Instructure </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Emphasizing continual education and training will increase enterprise productivity and retain top performers. Stimulating employees’ ability to gain expertise and share it will narrow the Skills Gap.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/focus-training-solve-skills-gap-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/focus-training-solve-skills-gap-manufacturing#comments Shop Operations Thu, 07 Jul 2016 02:47:00 +0000 33621 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Since the 2007-2009 recession, the manufacturing sector has dealt with multiple impediments to its full recovery. Hiring is beginning to pick up and more jobs are available, but there are fewer qualified candidates to fill these roles. Effective training may be the remedy to this Skills Gap issue.</p> Can Connectivity Be Converted to Competitiveness? http://americanmachinist.com/automation/can-connectivity-be-converted-competitiveness <div class="node-body article-body">For all the enthusiasm that industrial and high-tech analysts and theorists have over the Internet of Things, manufacturers are only tentatively embracing the concept of a universal operating platform: Cisco reports 92% of 64 million manufacturing machines in operation worldwide are not connected to any network.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/automation/can-connectivity-be-converted-competitiveness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/automation/can-connectivity-be-converted-competitiveness#comments Automation Enterprise Software Gold Wed, 06 Jul 2016 12:45:00 +0000 33591 at http://americanmachinist.com GE Aviation, Pratt & Whitney Win $1B R&D Contracts from USAF http://americanmachinist.com/news/ge-aviation-pratt-whitney-win-1b-rd-contracts-usaf <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center granted $1-billion contracts to GE Aviation and Pratt & Whitney, to develop a three-stream adaptive cycle jet engine. The project, organized under the USAF’s Adaptive Engine Transition Program is schedule to run five years, through 2021, and will include testing of component parts, rig testing, and engine testing.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/ge-aviation-pratt-whitney-win-1b-rd-contracts-usaf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/ge-aviation-pratt-whitney-win-1b-rd-contracts-usaf#comments News Wed, 06 Jul 2016 03:26:00 +0000 33571 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>According to GE Aviation, it&rsquo;s adaptive cycle, three-stream engine is able to alternate between operating as a high-bypass, fuel-efficient engine or as a low-bypass, high-performance engine needed for fighter jets. The adaptive feature is combined with an additional source of air, called a &quot;third stream of cooled air,&quot; that can be used to increase thrust, improve fuel efficiency, and reduce the aircraft heat load.</p> Automated Machining Work Cells, + 8 More New Machine Shop Technologies, at IMTS 2016 http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2016/automated-machining-work-cells-8-more-new-machine-shop-technologies-imts-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Liebherr’s cost-effective Rotary Loading System is among numerous introductions at IMTS 2016, for machine-shop operators and precision manufacturers seeking difference-making technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2016/automated-machining-work-cells-8-more-new-machine-shop-technologies-imts-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2016/automated-machining-work-cells-8-more-new-machine-shop-technologies-imts-2016#comments IMTS 2016 Tue, 05 Jul 2016 03:41:00 +0000 33541 at http://americanmachinist.com P&W Investing $65M for Jet Engine Maintenance Center http://americanmachinist.com/news/pw-investing-65m-jet-engine-maintenance-center <div class="node-body article-body">Pratt & Whitney plans to invest $65 million at its engine overhaul operation in Columbus, Ga., to establish there a North American maintenance site for its PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) jet engines. The Columbus Engine Center is already the first site in the world for maintaining the PW1000G engines; P&W plans for it to maintain PW1100G-JM and PW1500G engines as well, in addition to its V2500, PW2000, F117 and F100 engines.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/pw-investing-65m-jet-engine-maintenance-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/pw-investing-65m-jet-engine-maintenance-center#comments News Tue, 05 Jul 2016 01:30:00 +0000 33531 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Pratt &amp; Whitney&rsquo;s PurePower<sup>&reg;</sup> Geared Turbofan<sup>&trade;</sup> designed with a gear system separating the engine fan from the low-pressure compressor and turbine, so that each module operates at optimal speed, reducing fuel consumption, emissions, and engine noise.</p> Alcoa Draws $470-Million Supply Deal from Embraer http://americanmachinist.com/news/alcoa-draws-470-million-supply-deal-embraer <div class="node-body article-body">Alcoa announced it has long-term contract worth $470 million to supply aluminum sheet and plate materials to Embraer S.A. for its new E-Jets E2 regional aircraft, which are scheduled for a commercial debut in 2018. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/alcoa-draws-470-million-supply-deal-embraer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/alcoa-draws-470-million-supply-deal-embraer#comments News Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:06:00 +0000 33471 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The Embraer E-Jet E2 will be a series of narrow-body, medium-range twin-engine jet airliners available in three variants, all with the same fuselage cross sections but different lengths and different wing styles. Two different sizes of Pratt &amp; Whitney&rsquo;s PW1000G geared turbofan engines will power the aircraft.</p> Precision Double-Disc Grinding, Plus 8 More New Machining Ideas http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/precision-double-disc-grinding-plus-8-more-new-machining-ideas <div class="node-body gallery-body">Machine shop operators need new ideas to keep them engaged, aware, active, and competitive — and new technologies to help them improve their performance. Here are nine product ideas we discovered this week to make machining, shop management, tooling, and quality control more effective and productive.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/precision-double-disc-grinding-plus-8-more-new-machining-ideas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/precision-double-disc-grinding-plus-8-more-new-machining-ideas#comments CAD/CAM Software Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting Shop Operations Thu, 30 Jun 2016 02:37:00 +0000 33441 at http://americanmachinist.com VietJet Orders $3 Billion Worth of Engines http://americanmachinist.com/news/vietjet-orders-3-billion-worth-engines <div class="node-body article-body">Vietjet, a budget airline, ordered over 200 LEAP-1B turbofan jet engines to power the 100 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft it ordered recently. The engine order is estimated to worth more than $3 billion according to CFM International, the engine builder. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/vietjet-orders-3-billion-worth-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/vietjet-orders-3-billion-worth-engines#comments News Thu, 30 Jun 2016 01:26:00 +0000 33431 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The LEAP-1B high-bypass turbofan engine was selected by Boeing as the exclusive power source for its 737 MAX aircraft. Southwest Airlines will be the launch customer for the 737 MAX, in 2017.</p> Bombardier Wins $3.8B Order from Air Canada http://americanmachinist.com/news/bombardier-wins-38b-order-air-canada <div class="node-body article-body">Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has a purchase order for 45 CS3000 jets from Air Canada, with options for up to 30 more of the same aircraft. If all the options were to be fulfilled, the contract would be worth up to $3.8 billion at the current listed prices. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/bombardier-wins-38b-order-air-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/bombardier-wins-38b-order-air-canada#comments News Wed, 29 Jun 2016 01:12:00 +0000 33411 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The CS300 is a 135-seat version of Bombardier&rsquo;s new C Series narrow-body commercial aircraft for medium-range routes. The design incorporates advanced materials and aerodynamics, and twin Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower engines.</p> Machining in the Digitized, Virtualized Future http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2016/machining-digitized-virtualized-future <div class="node-body article-body">Even as machine shops prepare for the fully connected reality of IoT, they should be prepared to make the next step to Smart manufacturing, the concept of full digitization of sensors, actuators, devices and components within a manufacturing system.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2016/machining-digitized-virtualized-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2016/machining-digitized-virtualized-future#comments Automation IMTS 2016 Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:18:00 +0000 33401 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Even as manufacturers are still preparing for the fully connected reality of the Industrial Internet of Things, they should be prepare to make the next step to Smart manufacturing &mdash; the full digitization of sensors, actuators, devices and components within a manufacturing system.</p> Vertical Machine Designs, Modular Filtration, + 6 More New Machine Shop Technologies, at IMTS 2016 http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/vertical-machine-designs-modular-filtration-6-more-new-machine-shop-technologies-i <div class="node-body gallery-body">The EMAG VT 2-4 vertical machine center, capable of dual-sided shaft machining, will be among numerous new technologies at IMTS 2016, for machine shop operators and precision manufacturers seeking difference-making technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/vertical-machine-designs-modular-filtration-6-more-new-machine-shop-technologies-i" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/vertical-machine-designs-modular-filtration-6-more-new-machine-shop-technologies-i#comments Automation Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting QC and Inspection Shop Operations Mon, 27 Jun 2016 21:34:00 +0000 33391 at http://americanmachinist.com Worldwide Steel Output Appears to Stabilize in May http://americanmachinist.com/news/worldwide-steel-output-appears-stabilize-may <div class="node-body article-body">Raw steel production rose 3.2% worldwide from April to May, and dipped only -0.1% from the May 2015 result, but the 2016 year-to-date tonnage is down 2.3% versus the first five months of 2015. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/worldwide-steel-output-appears-stabilize-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/worldwide-steel-output-appears-stabilize-may#comments News Mon, 27 Jun 2016 01:14:00 +0000 33381 at http://americanmachinist.com Leasing Agency Orders 15 New Airbus Jets http://americanmachinist.com/news/leasing-agency-orders-15-new-airbus-jets <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus SAS has a new order from aircraft leasing company AWAS, a longstanding customer for 15 A320 jets, specifically 12 A320ceo and three A321ceo jets. Counting the new contract, AWAS’ orders A320 aircraft totals 95 jets, 89 A320s and six A321s.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/leasing-agency-orders-15-new-airbus-jets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/leasing-agency-orders-15-new-airbus-jets#comments News Fri, 24 Jun 2016 05:02:00 +0000 33371 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Airbus has had over 12,500 orders for, and more than 7,000 deliveries of, the A320 aircraft to about 400 customers and operators since the series was introduced in 1987.</p> Versatile Precision Twist Drills, Plus 6 More New Ideas http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/versatile-precision-twist-drills-plus-6-more-new-ideas <div class="node-body gallery-body">Machine shop operators need new ideas to keep them engaged, aware, active, and competitive — and and new technologies to help them improve their performance. Here are seven product ideas we discovered this week to make machining, shop management, tooling, and quality control more effective and productive.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/versatile-precision-twist-drills-plus-6-more-new-ideas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/versatile-precision-twist-drills-plus-6-more-new-ideas#comments Cutting Tools Enterprise Software Machining / Cutting Shop Operations Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:43:00 +0000 33361 at http://americanmachinist.com Despite Concerns, Solid Outlook for EU Machine Tool Sector http://americanmachinist.com/news/despite-concerns-solid-outlook-eu-machine-tool-sector <div class="node-body article-body">CECIMO presented an encouraging outlook for EU machine tool output and an even more optimistic view of the trend for machine tool exports, in spite of global industrial weakness.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/despite-concerns-solid-outlook-eu-machine-tool-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/despite-concerns-solid-outlook-eu-machine-tool-sector#comments Machining / Cutting News Thu, 23 Jun 2016 03:03:00 +0000 33351 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>&ldquo;We are glad to see that the machine tool consumption in Europe shows good pace,&rdquo; commented Dr. Frank Brinken, chairman of the CECIMO Economic Committee and vice-chairman of Starrag Holding AG. &ldquo;Upgrading and modernizing its production base is an essential condition to keep the competitiveness of European manufacturing sector at high levels.&rdquo;</p> Bombardier Draws $472M Order for Regional Aircraft http://americanmachinist.com/news/bombardier-draws-472m-order-regional-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">Bombardier Commercial Aircraft reported that an unidentified airline agreed to buy 10 of its CRJ900 aircraft, a deal it estimated to be worth $472 million. The OEM did not indicate any delivery schedule for the new jets.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/bombardier-draws-472m-order-regional-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/bombardier-draws-472m-order-regional-aircraft#comments News Tue, 21 Jun 2016 02:22:00 +0000 33331 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Including the current order, Bombardier has booked a total of 1,902 firm orders for CRJ Series aircraft, including 428 for the CRJ900.&nbsp;</p> 'Quantum Leap' in Chip Breaking, + 5 More New Machine Shop Technologies, at IMTS 2016 http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/quantum-leap-chip-breaking-5-more-new-machine-shop-technologies-imts-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Lach Diamond laser-manufactured Type 3D-active chip breaker will be among numerous new technologies at IMTS 2016, for machine shop operators and precision manufacturers seeking difference-making technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/quantum-leap-chip-breaking-5-more-new-machine-shop-technologies-imts-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/quantum-leap-chip-breaking-5-more-new-machine-shop-technologies-imts-2016#comments Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting Shop Operations Mon, 20 Jun 2016 20:02:00 +0000 33321 at http://americanmachinist.com Steel, Aluminum Delivery Totals Slow Rate of Decline http://americanmachinist.com/news/steel-aluminum-delivery-totals-slow-rate-decline <div class="node-body article-body">North American service centers’ deliveries of steel and aluminum appeared to recover some momentum during May, “substantially” slowing the rate of decline, according to the Metals Service Center Institute.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/steel-aluminum-delivery-totals-slow-rate-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/steel-aluminum-delivery-totals-slow-rate-decline#comments News Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:41:00 +0000 33301 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Service center shipments correspond to a substantial volume of the metals consumed by machine shops and fabricators, and the activities at those operations are a reflection of industrial activity in the North America.</p>