American Machinist http://americanmachinist.com/rss.xml en Cutting Tool Consumption Dipped in July http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/cutting-tool-consumption-dipped-july <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. manufacturers purchased $170 million worth of cutting tools in July, 1.1% less than during June and 1.5% more than during July 2013. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/cutting-tool-consumption-dipped-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/cutting-tool-consumption-dipped-july#comments Cutting Tools News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:54:00 +0000 22061 at http://americanmachinist.com Two-Channel CNC Kernel for Cost-Effective Control http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/two-channel-cnc-kernel-cost-effective-control <div class="node-body article-body">NUM’s Flexium+ 8 CNC provides machine operators with a cost-effective control solution that in many cases eliminates the need for a second kernel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/two-channel-cnc-kernel-cost-effective-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/two-channel-cnc-kernel-cost-effective-control#comments Automation IMTS 2014 Gold Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:36:00 +0000 22051 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The latest release of NUM&rsquo;s Flexium+ 3D simulation software includes algorithms for the RTCP function to support advanced 5-axis machining applications.</p> Cloud Deployment is a Growth Strategy http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/cloud-deployment-growth-strategy <div class="field-byline"> Larry Korak </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cloud deployment provides the kind of agile start that growth-hungry machining and fabricating companies need. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/cloud-deployment-growth-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/cloud-deployment-growth-strategy#comments Enterprise Software Gold Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:58:00 +0000 22041 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>&quot;Cloud deployment, because of its flexibility, agility and subscription pricing, offers definite advantages to growth-hungry companies ready to move to the next level of customer satisfaction, product innovation, and global competitiveness. &quot;</p> Embraer to Supply 50 New Jets for United Express http://americanmachinist.com/news/embraer-supply-50-new-jets-united-express <div class="node-body article-body">Embraer secured an estimated $2.1-billion order from Republic Airways Holdings for 50 of its E175 twin-engine jets, to be operated by United Express.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/embraer-supply-50-new-jets-united-express" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/embraer-supply-50-new-jets-united-express#comments News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:46:00 +0000 22031 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Indianapolis-based Republic Airways operates a fleet of nearly 250 aircraft, with 223 being Embraer E-Jets, for regional airlines United Express, American Eagle, Delta Connection, and US Airways Express.</p> New CNC Declared a “Dramatic Evolution” http://americanmachinist.com/automation/new-cnc-declared-dramatic-evolution <div class="field-byline"> AM Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mazak’s new Smooth Technology control platform spans the entire part-production landscape, from programming and setup to metal removal operations to automation to monitoring/data collection and transfer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/automation/new-cnc-declared-dramatic-evolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/automation/new-cnc-declared-dramatic-evolution#comments Automation IMTS 2014 Gold Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:28:00 +0000 22021 at http://americanmachinist.com Inspired! IMTS 2014 Wrap-Up http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/inspired-imts-2014-wrap <div class="field-byline"> Douglas Woods, President, Association for Manufacturing Technology </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Whether your interests lie in Automation of Manufacturing Processes or Emerging Technologies, IMTS 2014 was dynamic and inspiring.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/inspired-imts-2014-wrap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/inspired-imts-2014-wrap#comments Automation IMTS 2014 Shop Operations Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:25:00 +0000 22011 at http://americanmachinist.com Rolls Reveals More Powerful, More Efficient Marine Engine http://americanmachinist.com/news/rolls-reveals-more-powerful-more-efficient-marine-engine <div class="node-body article-body">Rolls-Royce introduced new family of medium-speed engines for the marine market that will be available for diesel and gas fuel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/rolls-reveals-more-powerful-more-efficient-marine-engine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/rolls-reveals-more-powerful-more-efficient-marine-engine#comments News Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:48:00 +0000 22001 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Rolls-Royce indicated its new Bergen B33:45 engines will have cylinder power units that can be removed and exchanged as complete units, to reduced overhaul times</p> Boeing Wins $4.2-Billion Space Taxi Contract http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-wins-42-billion-space-taxi-contract <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing earned a $4.2-billion award from NASA to build and fly a new passenger spacecraft as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, whose goal is to resume U.S.-based flights to space by 2017. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-wins-42-billion-space-taxi-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-wins-42-billion-space-taxi-contract#comments News Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:19:00 +0000 21991 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Boeing developed the CST-100 to transport up to seven crewmen to the International Space Station, and other low-Earth orbit destinations, and to be reusable up to 10 times.</p> Machine Tool Orders Dropped +11% in July http://americanmachinist.com/news/machine-tool-orders-dropped-11-july <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. manufacturers ordered $354.63 million worth of machine tools and related technologies during July, a drop of 11.5% from June’s result and a drop of 1.4% from July 2013. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/machine-tool-orders-dropped-11-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/machine-tool-orders-dropped-11-july#comments Machining / Cutting News Mon, 15 Sep 2014 03:19:00 +0000 21981 at http://americanmachinist.com Automate 2015 http://americanmachinist.com/automate-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"><p>The International Symposium on Robotics (ISR) is an annual event that brings global insights on the latest in robotics applications and research. The ISR will be fully integrated into the Automate 2015 conference sessions, allowing all participants to learn about the newest developments in robotics, machine vision, imaging, motion control and other automation technologies covered at Automate.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">McCormick Place</span> <div class="street-address"> 2301 S Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Drive </div> <span class="locality">Chicago</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <span class="postal-code">60616</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=2301+S+Dr+Martin+Luther+King+Jr.+Drive%2C+Chicago%2C+IL%2C+60616%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) announced that Automate 2015 will host the International Symposium on Robotics (ISR). Automate 2015, North America&rsquo;s broadest automation solutions trade show and conference, is being held March 23-26, 2015 in Chicago.</p> <p>Sponsored by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), the ISR is an annual event that is hosted all over the world, bringing new global insights on the latest in robotics applications and research. It has not been held in the U.S. since 2011. The ISR will be fully integrated into the Automate 2015 conference sessions, allowing all participants to learn about the newest developments in robotics, machine vision, imaging, motion control and other automation technologies covered at Automate. The ISR will also include a gala dinner for the Engelberger Robotics Awards, the industry&rsquo;s highest honor.<br /> &nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/automate-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/automate-2015#comments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:14:00 +0000 21971 at http://americanmachinist.com RIA's International Collaborative Robotics Workshop http://americanmachinist.com/rias-international-collaborative-robotics-workshop <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">San Jose Convention Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 150 W San Carlos St. </div> <span class="locality">San Jose</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <span class="postal-code">95113</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=150+W+San+Carlos+St.%2C+San+Jose%2C+CA%2C+95113%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Collaborative Robots, or robots that work side by side with humans without being caged in, are one of the newest trends in the robotics industry. The RIA International Collaborative Robots Workshop will examine all of the key issues in a fast-paced one day event. You&#39;ll learn about the technology, the applications, capabilities and limitations, safety issues, key research efforts, and get a better understanding of where this trend is taking the industry and how quickly!</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://americanmachinist.com/rias-international-collaborative-robotics-workshop#comments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:07:00 +0000 21961 at http://americanmachinist.com EMO Milano 2015 http://americanmachinist.com/emo-milano-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"><p>Metal forming and metal cutting machine tools, machines for welding, for thermal and surface treatment, robots, automation hardware and software, assembling, tools, parts, components, accessories, metrology, quality control, systems for safety and environmental protection.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Fieramilano</span> <div class="street-address"> Piazzale Carlo Magno 1 </div> <span class="locality">Milan</span>, <span class="region">MI</span> <span class="postal-code">20149</span> <div class="country-name">Italy</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p><b>Italy will host the 2015 edition of EMO.</b> Promoted by CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, the world machine tool exhibition that runs every two years in Hannover and Milan alternatively, will take place from the 5th to the 10th of October at the prestigious exhibition center of fieramilano.</p> <p><b>Machines to build the future</b>, cutting-edge solutions that give the possibility of achieving what mankind has imagined, and technologies on which the improvement of the quality of life depends: this and much more will be EMO MILANO 2015. The spotlight will be on the wide offer of machine tools available, capable of attracting users from all the main sectors that use metal working systems.</p> <p>The undisputed leading exhibition of the sector, EMO is a point of reference for the operators of the manufacturing sector, who will meet at an event that like no other is capable of promoting the contact between the demand and the offer of manufacturing systems, irrespective of sector trends. The results of the previous Italian edition (EMO MILANO 2009) demonstrate in fact that even during a year when recession was at its deepest, the eventcv was nevertheless capable of responding positively to the existing difficulties and of keeping its top position compared to the other international exhibitions.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/emo-milano-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/emo-milano-2015#comments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:02:00 +0000 21951 at http://americanmachinist.com Alcoa, Boeing in New Supply Deal Worth Over $1 Billion http://americanmachinist.com/news/alcoa-boeing-new-supply-deal-worth-over-1-billion <div class="node-body article-body">Alcoa and The Boeing Company have established a new long-term supply concerning aluminum sheet and plate products, described as the largest ever between the aluminum giant and the OEM.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/alcoa-boeing-new-supply-deal-worth-over-1-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/alcoa-boeing-new-supply-deal-worth-over-1-billion#comments News Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:51:00 +0000 21941 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Two Boeing 737 assembly lines at Renton, Wash. Alcoa will have a role in every production platform in Boeing&rsquo;s commercial, military, and defense programs as a consequence of the new supply agreement</p> IMTS 2014: 3-D Printing Takes Center Stage http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/imts-2014-3-d-printing-takes-center-stage <div class="node-body gallery-body">On Tuesday, the biggest aisle blocks were caused by one thing: 3-D printing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/imts-2014-3-d-printing-takes-center-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/imts-2014-3-d-printing-takes-center-stage#comments Automation IMTS 2014 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:13:00 +0000 21931 at http://americanmachinist.com IMTS 2014: 3-D Printing Steals the Show http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/imts-2014-3-d-printing-steals-show <div class="node-body article-body">IMTS Day Two closed out with an official count of 106,250 attendees at IMTS 2014, just shy of 6,000 more than 2012. The biggest aisle blockers? 3-D Printing.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/imts-2014-3-d-printing-steals-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/imts-2014-3-d-printing-steals-show#comments IMTS 2014 Shop Operations Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:51:00 +0000 21921 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The crowd lines up to catch a glimpse of DMG Mori&#39;s new hybrid machine, the Lasertec 65 3D.</p> At IMTS 2014, Precision and Flexibility for Vertical Turning http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/imts-2014-precision-and-flexibility-vertical-turning <div class="node-body article-body">EMAG's VL 8 automated pick-up/vertical turning system reduces finishing costs for large-dimension commercial vehicle parts in an automated, high-throughput operation with precision performance.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/imts-2014-precision-and-flexibility-vertical-turning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/imts-2014-precision-and-flexibility-vertical-turning#comments Automation IMTS 2014 Machining / Cutting Wed, 10 Sep 2014 05:37:00 +0000 21911 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Workpieces are transported to the pick-up station in flexible carrier prisms mounted on the conveyor belt, making resetting efforts to accommodate workpiece diameter changes minimal.</p> Timken Restructuring, Reorganizing Aerospace Business http://americanmachinist.com/news/timken-restructuring-reorganizing-aerospace-business <div class="node-body article-body">Timken announced plans to improve the performance of its Aerospace business, including replacing the management structure and offering for sale the aerospace MRO parts operation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/timken-restructuring-reorganizing-aerospace-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/timken-restructuring-reorganizing-aerospace-business#comments News Wed, 10 Sep 2014 04:46:00 +0000 21891 at http://americanmachinist.com Notes from IMTS 2014: Candy for the Crowd http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/notes-imts-2014-candy-crowd <div class="node-body article-body">IMTS counted 98,169 pre-show registrants. That number is expected to rise. The 2.6 million square feet of McCormick place is flooded with the "world's most integrated, smartest, fastest and coolest technologies."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/notes-imts-2014-candy-crowd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/notes-imts-2014-candy-crowd#comments IMTS 2014 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:00:00 +0000 21881 at http://americanmachinist.com AutoCrib Unveils TX750 Vending System at IMTS 2014 http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/autocrib-unveils-tx750-vending-system-imts-2014 <div class="node-body video-body">IndustryWeek's Executive Editor Steve Minter interviews AutoCrib's President and Founder Steve Pixley about the new technology.</div> <div class="field-byline"> Steve Minter, Executive Editor, IndustryWeek </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/autocrib-unveils-tx750-vending-system-imts-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/autocrib-unveils-tx750-vending-system-imts-2014#comments IMTS 2014 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:53:00 +0000 21871 at http://americanmachinist.com A Quick Update from IMTS 2014 (in Tweets) http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/quick-update-imts-2014-tweets <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Catch up on what's happening at IMTS 2014. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/quick-update-imts-2014-tweets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/quick-update-imts-2014-tweets#comments IMTS 2014 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:09:00 +0000 21861 at http://americanmachinist.com Day One at IMTS 2014 http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/day-one-imts-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Miles of showcased product demonstrations, robotics and the "latest and greatest" technology add up to a busy, busy day.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/day-one-imts-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/day-one-imts-2014#comments IMTS 2014 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:51:00 +0000 21851 at http://americanmachinist.com Robots of IMTS 2014 http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/robots-imts-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Robots at IMTS are a sight to behold. They are everywhere at McCormick Place this year, automating everything. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/robots-imts-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/robots-imts-2014#comments Automation IMTS 2014 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:51:00 +0000 21841 at http://americanmachinist.com Boeing Books Major EU Order for New 737 MAX http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-books-major-eu-order-new-737-max <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing Commercial Airplanes will launch a new variant of its forthcoming 737 MAX aircraft with Ryanair, an $11-billion order for Europe’s largest low-cost carrier. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-books-major-eu-order-new-737-max" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-books-major-eu-order-new-737-max#comments News Tue, 09 Sep 2014 06:48:00 +0000 21811 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Boeing developed the new variant of its forthcoming 737 MAX series with up to 11 more seats, in response to increasing traffic volumes for low-cost airlines</p> Large-Dimension, Five-Axis Grinding Revealed at IMTS 2014 http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/large-dimension-five-axis-grinding-revealed-imts-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">At IMTS 2014 United Grinding North America unveiled the Mägerle MFP 100, a high-precision grinding machine targeted at the emerging demand for precision tools for large-scale systems, like drilling machinery, aircraft, or industrial engines, or even machine-tool spindles. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/large-dimension-five-axis-grinding-revealed-imts-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/imts-2014/large-dimension-five-axis-grinding-revealed-imts-2014#comments IMTS 2014 Machining / Cutting Tue, 09 Sep 2014 05:42:00 +0000 21801 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>United Grinding introduced its M&auml;gerle MFP 100 to the North American market, a space-conscious design for precision grinding of large-dimension workpieces.</p> Determining the Profile Angle of Hob Teeth for Milling Roughing Straight-Sided Splines http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/determining-profile-angle-hob-teeth-milling-roughing-straight-sided-splines <div class="node-body article-body">The teeth of a hob form a trapezia, and if we know the angle of the teeth we can change an allowance in roughing straight-side splines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/determining-profile-angle-hob-teeth-milling-roughing-straight-sided-splines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/determining-profile-angle-hob-teeth-milling-roughing-straight-sided-splines#comments Cutting Tools Mon, 08 Sep 2014 03:30:00 +0000 21791 at http://americanmachinist.com New Orders Are Steady, Sales Are Flat for German Machine Tool Builders http://americanmachinist.com/news/new-orders-are-steady-sales-are-flat-german-machine-tool-builders <div class="node-body article-body">German machine tool builders’ second-quarter 2014 new order volumes were 1% higher than during 2Q 2013, and first-half 2014 new orders were up 6% over the comparable period of 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/new-orders-are-steady-sales-are-flat-german-machine-tool-builders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/new-orders-are-steady-sales-are-flat-german-machine-tool-builders#comments Machining / Cutting News Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:36:00 +0000 21781 at http://americanmachinist.com Be Proactive to Break the Vicious Cycle of Maintenance http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/be-proactive-break-vicious-cycle-maintenance <div class="node-body article-body">By planning maintenance, operators can circumvent breakdowns or identify the major issues before they turn into something more serious. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/be-proactive-break-vicious-cycle-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/be-proactive-break-vicious-cycle-maintenance#comments Shop Operations Gold Thu, 04 Sep 2014 21:57:00 +0000 21771 at http://americanmachinist.com New Shaft Turning Machine Design http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/new-shaft-turning-machine-design <div class="node-body article-body">Murata Machinery USA Inc. is introducing a new shaft-turning machine, the ML400L, a modification of the builder’s current turning technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/new-shaft-turning-machine-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/new-shaft-turning-machine-design#comments Machining / Cutting Gold Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:58:00 +0000 21761 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>&ldquo;The ML400L is a longer version of Muratec&rsquo;s ML400 shaft turning machine,&rdquo; Steve Landrum, North American sales manager explained. &ldquo;The original ML400 is still part of Muratec&rsquo;s Turning Division lineup, but the ML400L expands the automated turning of shaft parts up to 570 mm (22.4 in.) in length and up to 200 mm (7.9 in.) in diameter.&rdquo;</p> Sweetening the Deal With Cost-Effective Third-Party Supply http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/sweetening-deal-cost-effective-third-party-supply <div class="node-body article-body">Third-party suppliers like MSC Industrial Supply Co. help manufacturers reduce operating costs by establishing a more efficient supply chain for MRO and PPE.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/sweetening-deal-cost-effective-third-party-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/sweetening-deal-cost-effective-third-party-supply#comments Shop Operations Gold Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:01:00 +0000 21751 at http://americanmachinist.com Federal-Mogul Splitting Into Two Auto Parts Groups http://americanmachinist.com/news/federal-mogul-splitting-two-auto-parts-groups <div class="node-body article-body">Federal-Mogul Holdings plans to separate its Powertrain and Motorparts divisions, spinning off the latter division to shareholders.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/federal-mogul-splitting-two-auto-parts-groups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/federal-mogul-splitting-two-auto-parts-groups#comments News Thu, 04 Sep 2014 02:01:00 +0000 21741 at http://americanmachinist.com