American Machinist http://americanmachinist.com/rss.xml en 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 Identify Theft Resource Center | Data Breach Report http://americanmachinist.com/datasheet/identify-theft-resource-center-data-breach-report <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/identify-theft-resource-center-data-breach-report" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://americanmachinist.com/site-files/americanmachinist.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/data-breach-promo.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body">This report presents a study of data breaches in the United States in 2016. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/datasheet/identify-theft-resource-center-data-breach-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Reports Gold Wed, 15 Feb 2017 18:58:00 +0000 50421 at http://americanmachinist.com 3 Trends That Will Drive the Automotive Industry in 2017 and Beyond http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/3-trends-will-drive-automotive-industry-2017-and-beyond <div class="field-byline"> Stefan Issing, Global Industry Director--Automotive, IFS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Look for mandatory IT on new cars, increased popularity of in-vehicle wi-fi hotspots, and an increase of EVs in China, among other developments. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/3-trends-will-drive-automotive-industry-2017-and-beyond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/3-trends-will-drive-automotive-industry-2017-and-beyond#comments American Machinist Newswire Machining / Cutting News QC and Inspection Shop Operations Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:01:00 +0000 49711 at http://americanmachinist.com CDC Study Says One in Four U.S. Adults have Hearing Damage http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/cdc-study-says-one-four-us-adults-have-hearing-damage <div class="node-body article-body">In a recent study, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers found that many U.S. adults have damage from noise exposure despite reporting good hearing.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/cdc-study-says-one-four-us-adults-have-hearing-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/cdc-study-says-one-four-us-adults-have-hearing-damage#comments American Machinist Newswire News Shop Operations Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:53:00 +0000 49611 at http://americanmachinist.com December Gives Machine Tool Orders a Bump http://americanmachinist.com/news/december-gives-machine-tool-orders-bump <div class="field-byline"> Matt LaWell </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New orders increased 20.6%, according to the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report issued by the Association for Manufacturing Technology. That snapped a two-month slide, but closed the book on a year where the year-over-year figure dropped 4.0%. Hope springs eternal, though, and there are some good warning signs.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/december-gives-machine-tool-orders-bump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/december-gives-machine-tool-orders-bump#comments News Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:42:00 +0000 50161 at http://americanmachinist.com Singapore Airlines Books Big Order for Boeing Jet, GE Engines http://americanmachinist.com/news/singapore-airlines-books-big-order-boeing-jet-ge-engines <div class="node-body article-body">Singapore Airlines has ordered 39 new aircraft from Boeing Commercial Airplanes, including 20 777-9Xs and 19 787-10 Dreamliners, an order reportedly worth $13.8 billion. GE Aviation also stands to benefit from the 777X orders, which will mean 45 more GE9X engines.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/singapore-airlines-books-big-order-boeing-jet-ge-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/singapore-airlines-books-big-order-boeing-jet-ge-engines#comments News Thu, 09 Feb 2017 23:38:00 +0000 49721 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The 777X is a long-distance, wide-body aircraft scheduled to debut in 2020, Boeing reportedly has over 300 orders and commitments for the jets: Singapore Airlines is slated to be the launch customer for the 777-10X.</p> Scaling High-Performance Computing to Manufacturers’ Needs http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/scaling-high-performance-computing-manufacturers-needs <div class="node-body article-body">Parallel Works is a startup business commercializing technology developed at Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago to provide “supercomputing-as-a-service” to SMBs, helping them to achieve economies of scale in managing the expanding volume of information that is constantly redefining businesses and industries.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/scaling-high-performance-computing-manufacturers-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/scaling-high-performance-computing-manufacturers-needs#comments Enterprise Software Wed, 08 Feb 2017 23:55:00 +0000 49481 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Parallel Works &ldquo;supercomputing-as-a-service&rdquo; compresses thousands of hours of data analysis into a browser-based resource. This view shows a &ldquo;sensitivity analysis,&rdquo; in which different values are tracked for an independent variable impact a particular dependent variable under a stated set of assumptions.</p> Honda, Hitachi Agree to Develop Motors for EVs http://americanmachinist.com/news/honda-hitachi-agree-develop-motors-evs <div class="node-body article-body">Honda Motor Co. Ltd. and Hitachi Automotive Systems Ltd. plan to form venture to develop, manufacture, and market motors for electric vehicles. They signed a “memorandum of understanding” preliminary to establishing the new company, which is to be capitalized at about $44.5 million (¥5 billion.)</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/honda-hitachi-agree-develop-motors-evs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/honda-hitachi-agree-develop-motors-evs#comments News Wed, 08 Feb 2017 04:35:00 +0000 49311 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The Honda FCX Clarity, a hydrogen-fuel cell-powered electric vehicle, has a 134-HP electric motor.</p> Are You Ready for OSHA’s New Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard? http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/are-you-ready-osha-s-new-respirable-crystalline-silica-standard <div class="field-byline"> Luis Pieretti, PhD, CIH, CSP </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div><p>On March 25, 2016, <a href="https://www.osha.gov/silica/" target="_blank">OSHA published the long-awaited respirable crystalline silica rule</a>, which the agency says will affect 2 million construction workers who drill, cut, crush or grind silica-containing materials such as concrete and stone, and 300,000 workers in general industry operations such as brick manufacturing, foundries and hydraulic fracturing.</p> <p>This rule took effect on June 23, 2016, after which industries have one to five years to comply:</p></div></div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/are-you-ready-osha-s-new-respirable-crystalline-silica-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/are-you-ready-osha-s-new-respirable-crystalline-silica-standard#comments American Machinist Newswire Shop Operations Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:48:00 +0000 49191 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 Software Deal Tied to Smart Manufacturing Strategy http://americanmachinist.com/qc-and-inspection/software-deal-tied-smart-manufacturing-strategy <div class="node-body article-body">Hexagon AB is buying MSC Software for $834 million in a debt-free transaction that the Swedish high-tech group claimed will strengthen its “smart connected factory strategy,” supplying enterprise “solutions” to vertical manufacturing sectors.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/qc-and-inspection/software-deal-tied-smart-manufacturing-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/qc-and-inspection/software-deal-tied-smart-manufacturing-strategy#comments Enterprise Software News QC and Inspection Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:44:00 +0000 48621 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The Hexagon organization is centered on precision measuring technologies, like CMM and CPS, and adding CAE software capability is an effort to emphasize &ldquo;end-to-end solutions&rdquo; for vertical manufacturing supply chains.</p> Breakthrough In Fine-Finish Aluminum Face Milling http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/breakthrough-fine-finish-aluminum-face-milling <div class="node-body article-body">In one of its first U.S. high-volume applications outside the automotive industry, Ingersoll’s breakthrough PCD cartridge-type facemill has dramatically improved rough and finish milling for aluminum castings at Continental Motors.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/breakthrough-fine-finish-aluminum-face-milling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/breakthrough-fine-finish-aluminum-face-milling#comments Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting Gold Thu, 02 Feb 2017 13:13:00 +0000 48411 at http://americanmachinist.com Third Straight Quarterly Decline in Machine Tool Orders http://americanmachinist.com/news/third-straight-quarterly-decline-machine-tool-orders <div class="node-body article-body">Italian manufacturers’ new orders for machine tools fell for the third consecutive quarter during Q4 2016, though the trade association representing that industry described the situation as “stationary,” with demand from foreign buyers showing notable strength. UCIMU, which represents manufacturers of machine tools, automation systems, and auxiliary products, said its members’ fourth-quarter 2016 new orders rose just 0.3% versus the Q4 2015 result, and that its index of machine tool orders (2010 average = 100) increased to 133.3.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/third-straight-quarterly-decline-machine-tool-orders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/third-straight-quarterly-decline-machine-tool-orders#comments Machining / Cutting News Wed, 01 Feb 2017 04:47:00 +0000 48111 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>UCIMU is a trade association for Italian manufacturers of machine tool, robots, automation systems, and related products (NC, tools, components, accessories.) It has over two hundred member companies, who represent more than 70% of such products manufactured in Italy.</p> US Aerospace Industry: Flying High, Soaring Higher? http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/us-aerospace-industry-flying-high-soaring-higher <div class="field-byline"> Jeremy Leonard, Oxford Economics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The trade surplus in aerospace products reached $80 billion in 2015 on exports of $140 billion, both record highs.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/us-aerospace-industry-flying-high-soaring-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/us-aerospace-industry-flying-high-soaring-higher#comments American Machinist Newswire News Shop Operations Tue, 31 Jan 2017 13:30:00 +0000 47851 at http://americanmachinist.com GM, Honda Launch Manufacturing Venture for Fuel Cells http://americanmachinist.com/news/gm-honda-launch-manufacturing-venture-fuel-cells <div class="node-body article-body">General Motors Co. and Honda Motor Co. are establishing an $85-million operation near Detroit to manufacture hydrogen fuel cells, which will be adopted by both automakers for future vehicles. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/gm-honda-launch-manufacturing-venture-fuel-cells" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/gm-honda-launch-manufacturing-venture-fuel-cells#comments News Mon, 30 Jan 2017 21:50:00 +0000 47791 at http://americanmachinist.com MyMakino Customer Portal: A Valuable Tool to Enhance Your Makino Experience http://americanmachinist.com/mymakino-customer-portal-valuable-tool-enhance-your-makino-experience <div class="node-body event-body">Makino has developed MyMakino, a web portal that provides a personalized, secure interface between you and Makino, and equips you with information that can help your manufacturing operation and relationship with your supplier</div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Makino webinar</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=%2C+%2C+%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Makino has developed MyMakino, a web portal that provides a personalized, secure interface between you and Makino. This tool equips you with information that can help your manufacturing operation and relationship with your supplier. MyMakino has specific machine service history and responses to frequently asked questions and other technical advice. Users can view and download manuals, watch instructional videos and much more. Learn how to register now and begin a new digital experience with Makino.</p> <p>All webinars start at 11 a.m. ET / 10 a.m. CT unless otherwise noted.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/mymakino-customer-portal-valuable-tool-enhance-your-makino-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/mymakino-customer-portal-valuable-tool-enhance-your-makino-experience#comments Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:05:00 +0000 47651 at http://americanmachinist.com $2.1-Billion Award to Boeing for 15 Refueling Jets http://americanmachinist.com/news/21-billion-award-boeing-15-refueling-jets <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing Defense has drawn a U.S. Air Force contract worth $2.1 billion for 15 KC-46A tanker aircraft, spare engines, and wing air refueling pod kits, representing the third low-rate initial production lot for the refueling aircraft. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/21-billion-award-boeing-15-refueling-jets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/21-billion-award-boeing-15-refueling-jets#comments News Sun, 29 Jan 2017 14:24:00 +0000 47631 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>According to Boeing, the KC-46A can refuel all Allied and coalition military aircraft compatible with international aerial refueling procedures, and can carry passengers, cargo, and patients.</p> Boeing DeburringEXPO | Trade Fair for Deburring Technology & Precision Surfaces http://americanmachinist.com/deburringexpo-trade-fair-deburring-technology-precision-surfaces <div class="node-body event-body">The trade fair for deburring technology and precision surfaces is a customized event for precision surface finishing. Ever stricter requirements for quality and precision, new materials and increasing cost pressure are drawing more and more attention to the deburring and rounding processes, as well as precision surfaces in the manufacturing industries.</div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Exhibition Centre Karlsruhe</span> <div class="street-address"> Festplatz 9 </div> <span class="locality">Rheinstetten</span>, <span class="region">BW</span> <span class="postal-code">76137</span> <div class="country-name">Germany</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=Festplatz+9%2C+76137%2C+Rheinstetten%2C+de">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p><span id="result_box" lang="en">The trade fair for deburring technology and precision surfaces is a customized event for precision surface finishing. </span>Ever stricter requirements for quality and precision, new materials and increasing cost pressure are drawing more and more attention to the deburring and rounding processes, as well as precision surfaces in the manufacturing industries.<br /> <br /> DeburringEXPO shows innovative solutions for these quality-relevant manufacturing steps and offers knowledge transfer on basics and practical examples of application engineering.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/deburringexpo-trade-fair-deburring-technology-precision-surfaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/deburringexpo-trade-fair-deburring-technology-precision-surfaces#comments Fri, 27 Jan 2017 19:34:00 +0000 47571 at http://americanmachinist.com Rolls-Royce Supplying Power for Special Forces Vessels http://americanmachinist.com/news/rolls-royce-supplying-power-special-forces-vessels <div class="node-body article-body">Rolls-Royce is under contract to supply diesel marine engines and waterjets to power and propel two new, high-speed watercraft (“UNPAV”), to be used by the Italian Navy’s Operational Incursion Group (GOI). </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/rolls-royce-supplying-power-special-forces-vessels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/rolls-royce-supplying-power-special-forces-vessels#comments News Fri, 27 Jan 2017 02:52:00 +0000 47431 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The Intermarine Group&rsquo;s UNPAV will be used by the Italian Navy&rsquo;s Operational Incursion Group to strengthen maritime traffic control, combat human trafficking, undertake counter terror and anti-piracy operations, and evacuate personnel from crisis areas.</p> Exploiting Web-Based Resources to Launch a CNC Shop http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/exploiting-web-based-resources-launch-cnc-shop <div class="node-body article-body">MFG.com helped a tool designer and consultant to adopt in-house, customized CNC precision machining capability, and the skills and business tactics necessary to compete successfully in that sector.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/exploiting-web-based-resources-launch-cnc-shop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/exploiting-web-based-resources-launch-cnc-shop#comments Enterprise Software Machining / Cutting Shop Operations Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:55:00 +0000 47171 at http://americanmachinist.com Lockheed Promises to Meet F-35 Cost Targets http://americanmachinist.com/news/lockheed-promises-meet-f-35-cost-targets <div class="node-body article-body">Lockheed Martin CEO Hewson indicated the group would meet the U.S. Department of Defense’s 6-7% target for cost-containment on the critical F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/lockheed-promises-meet-f-35-cost-targets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/lockheed-promises-meet-f-35-cost-targets#comments News Thu, 26 Jan 2017 02:47:00 +0000 47141 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Lockheed Martin has already built 200 of the stealth-enabled joint strike fighter, and is awaiting federal approval to begin assembly of 94 more in the tenth production lot.</p> Why IoT Is Different Than Past Technology Evolutions http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/why-iot-different-past-technology-evolutions <div class="field-byline"> Dan Miklovic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The wheels of evolution turn slowly, and that's part of the problem. There's no sense of urgency, says Dan Miklovic, principal analyst at LNS Research.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/why-iot-different-past-technology-evolutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/why-iot-different-past-technology-evolutions#comments American Machinist Newswire Automation Enterprise Software Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:09:00 +0000 46931 at http://americanmachinist.com It's Not the Internet of People Anymore http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/its-not-internet-people-anymore <div class="field-byline"> Karen Field </div> <div class="node-body article-body">'I'm going to make a stunning observation,' is how Timothy Chou, a visionary and leader in bringing enterprises to the cloud since 1999, in his keynote speech at IoT Emerge today. 'Things are not people.'</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/its-not-internet-people-anymore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/its-not-internet-people-anymore#comments American Machinist Newswire Automation Enterprise Software News Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:03:00 +0000 46921 at http://americanmachinist.com Mapping Your IoT Monetization Strategy for 2017 http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/mapping-your-iot-monetization-strategy-2017 <div class="field-byline"> Chris Kocher </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Internet of Things could create hundreds of billions of dollars in new markets but the question is: who will be the winners and losers in this new marketplace? What are the driving forces behind IoT and what are the implications for companies developing strategies in IoT? How should you innovate to ensure you grow your business without being disrupted or “Amazoned?”</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/mapping-your-iot-monetization-strategy-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/mapping-your-iot-monetization-strategy-2017#comments American Machinist Newswire Automation Enterprise Software Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:47:00 +0000 46911 at http://americanmachinist.com Ford is Rolling Out a New Line of Auto Parts http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/ford-rolling-out-new-line-auto-parts <div class="node-body article-body">Ford Motor Co.’s Customer Service Division is establishing a new brand for a line of replacement automotive parts that will be supplied to Ford dealers, allowing them to offer a new option to customers for Ford and non-Ford vehicles. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/ford-rolling-out-new-line-auto-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/ford-rolling-out-new-line-auto-parts#comments Machining / Cutting News Wed, 25 Jan 2017 01:43:00 +0000 46871 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>1,500 of the most commonly requested replacement parts are now available from Ford&rsquo;s Omnicraft line, including oil filters, brake pads, brake rotors, loaded struts, starters, and alternators.</p> Fake Parts Seized in Mideast Raid Likely Oz-Bound http://americanmachinist.com/news/fake-parts-seized-mideast-raid-likely-oz-bound <div class="field-byline"> Alan Harman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The raid on a warehouse and distribution center in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates’ capital, netted parts worth more than A$5.4 million. Some 21 truckloads of parts will be destroyed.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/fake-parts-seized-mideast-raid-likely-oz-bound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/fake-parts-seized-mideast-raid-likely-oz-bound#comments News Shop Operations Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:18:00 +0000 46481 at http://americanmachinist.com GECAS Unit Buys 737 Parts Inventory http://americanmachinist.com/news/gecas-unit-buys-737-parts-inventory <div class="node-body article-body">GECAS Asset Management Services agreed to buy Air Berlin’s entire inventory of 737 Next Generation spare parts, including rotable and expendable parts. GECAS did not report the value of its purchase.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/gecas-unit-buys-737-parts-inventory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/gecas-unit-buys-737-parts-inventory#comments News Tue, 24 Jan 2017 02:39:00 +0000 46651 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The 737 Next Generation is the current (and soon to be superseded) design of Boeing&rsquo;s single-aisle aircraft, though thousands 737NGs in service for years to come.</p> Boeing Set for New Organizing Battle in S.C. http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-set-new-organizing-battle-sc <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing is preparing for a new battle with the International Association of Machinists, the labor union that represents hundreds of Boeing workers in Washington State. The union petitioned the National Labor Relations Board to hold a secret-ballot election for approximately 2,850 production workers to organize and affiliate with IAM at the Boeing assembly plant in North Charleston, S.C.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-set-new-organizing-battle-sc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-set-new-organizing-battle-sc#comments Machining / Cutting News Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:50:00 +0000 46341 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Boeing&rsquo;s North Charleston, S.C., complex performs final assembly on the 787-9 and 787-10 Dreamliners, and also fabricates, assembles, and installs systems for rear fuselage sections of the 787, and joins and integrates midbody fuselage sections.</p> GE Engine Tests Proving the Durability of CMCs http://americanmachinist.com/news/ge-engine-tests-proving-durability-cmcs <div class="node-body article-body">GE Aviation is reporting success in the second phase of component testing for its GEnx demonstrator engine, emphasizing ceramic matrix composites’ effective resistance to the damaging effects of environmental dust and debris.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/ge-engine-tests-proving-durability-cmcs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/ge-engine-tests-proving-durability-cmcs#comments News Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:57:00 +0000 46131 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The GEnx demonstrator engine during the second phase of testing for ceramic matrix composite components, at GE Aviation&#39;s test stand in Ohio.</p> GE Aviation photo 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