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Emco Maier, DP Technology Enter into Software Agreement

Machine tool manufacturer Emco Maier GmbH of Hallein, Austria, near Salzburg, and DP Technology Corp., an international provider of computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) software to CNC programmers, recently launched a CNC programming agreement to market DP Technology’s Esprit programming system as specifically adapted to fit Emco’s range of lathes and milling machines. Esprit, in conjunction with […]

SPE Announces Awards for Mold Maker, Mold Designer of the Year

The Society of Plastics Engineershas named Fred Steil of the D-M-E Company in Madison Heights, Michigan, as its 2004 Mold Maker of the Year, and Wayne Hertlein of Collins & Aikman Tooling Center in Troy, Michigan, as its 2004 Mold Designer of the Year. The awards, which this year will be officially presented on June 23, are given annually to […]

Change at the Helm of Vollmer Werke Maschinenfabrik

After 30 years of service at Vollmer Werke Maschinenfabrik GmbH in Biberach, Germany, Josef Rieger has retired from operational responsibilities over the company. He will continue to work for the Vollmer Group on a consulting basis. Vollmer is known for its leadership role in the field of sharpening machines for saw blades and eroding machines for precision tools. A […]

EMO Milano Attracts More Visitors from Italy, Europe, and Worldwide

The world machine tool show EMO returned to Milan, Italy, in October after an eight-year absence. Sponsored by CECIMO, the Committee for European Cooperation of the Machine Tool Industries, the event was organized by the operating structures of UCIMU-Sistemi per Produrre, the association of Italian machine tool, robots, and automation manufacturers. More than half of the 1,648-plus exhibitors […]

Haas Technical Centers Help Train Machinist Workforce of the Future

The continued shortage of skilled labor is an ongoing problem facing the manufacturing industry. As part of its commitment to training machinists, Haas Automation has opened a network of Haas Technical Centers (HTCs) throughout North America. These HTCs provide an environment where students can take theory out of the classroom and apply it in a modern manufacturing environment. Students […]

Agie Cements Ties with Mikron, Moves into Shared UK Facility

Leading manufacturer and supplier of EDM equipment Agie has completed the first phase of a major change to its operations in the United Kingdom. The company moved in February to its new base at Chelmsley Wood, West Midlands, which it shares with the HSM specialist brand Mikron, a recent acquisition to the Agie Charmilles Group. The move from […]

Penn State Expands Center for Innovative Sintered Products

The Center for Innovative Sintered Products (CISP) at Penn State University has announced that it is expanding its focus, transforming itself from an educational department devoted only to education and research into a true partnership between universities, government agenices, industry and trade associations to develop cutting-edge technologies. CISP’s research program, which has centered on functionally designed structures, […]

Plastic Injection Molds

Plastic Injection Molds: Working with Technology The fast changing technology has been affecting almost everything that surrounds us. It is the most inevitable part of our life that we can never control. Among the hundred changes that we have right now, the most affected are the machines that are being used by manufacturers or industrial […]

Kennametal Expands Its Line of Solid Carbide End Mills

The line of solid carbide end mills from Kennametal now includes five new, The line of solid carbide end mills from Kennametal now includes five new, high-performance milling grades that offer productivity gains in steels, tool steels, high temperature alloys and other materials. Existing end milling grades have also been improved with a new, fine grain carbide substrate. The five new grades are […]