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A Job Shop in a Box

"As one of the most efficient turning centers in Murata Machinery's MT Series product line, the MT100 is referred to as `a job shop in a box,'" said a company spokesperson. "It offers the power of multiple machines in one." The MT100 was created to accommodate more complex parts. "Whereas parallel spindles present certain limitations, the MT100's opposing spindles allow it to be ultra-versatile," said the spokesperson. With all live tool stations, this machine is a suitable option for parts that require a varie...

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Industrial Innovations Expands Sales Network

Industrial Innovations has announced the addition of Shawn Hagen, a Regional Manager for Nidec Press & Automation, to represent the company's lubrication and automation solutions for metalforming and stamping in Illinois and Missouri. "Our Spra-Rite lubrication products and automation capabilities are an excellent fit with Shawn's current pressroom automation, stamping and coil processing lines," commented Troy Turnbull, Industrial Innovations President and Owner. "Overall, we believe the customer will be the one to most ...

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High-Performance HMC Solution

"The Cincinnati HMC 800 is a high-performance HMC solution for demanding aerospace, oil & gas and other industrial hard metal manufacturing applications that require precision machining," said a Fives spokesperson. The HMC 800 combines high spindle torque and power with enhanced dynamic machine stiffness, plus, the dual ball screws provide increased feedrates: 45 m/min and Acc/Dec rates of 0.5G. The bridge and saddle, designed with enhanced dynamic stiffness, provide optimum finish and tool life in hard metal applications....

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Coldwater Machine Hires New Program Manager

Coldwater Machine Company has hired Christopher May as a Program Manager overseeing assembly automation projects for the company. In this position, May is responsible for leading a team of resources through all program process steps from start of concept through successful delivery and installation, helping ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget and to customer specification. May brings automation and service experience to this position. Prior to joining Coldwater, he was employed by Wayne Trail for 15 years, where he served as a ...

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Expanded Line of Swiss-Style Workholding Solutions

Hardinge, an international provider of advanced metalcutting machine tool solutions and accessories, has announced the expansion of its Swiss-style collets and bushings production cell. "Hardinge is a leading U.S. provider of Swiss workholding products, providing a large selection of workholding for Swiss-type lathes and advancing its manufacturing capabilities to meet the precise machining needs of a variety of different industries," said a company spokesperson. Over the past several years, CNC Swiss-type lathes, predominant ...

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Multi-Operational Turning Milling Centers

Litz Hitech has launched a series of integrated production machines that combine a turning center and a vertical machining center (VMC) to form the TM2500 and TM2500S. This multitasking series features the combined processing technology of turning and milling, making it capable of single-mounting based high-precision machining, suitable for making small and complex geometry components prevalent in medical and measurement devices. The TM series is designed to reduce equipment and labor costs, power consumption and cycle times all while decre...

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