Upcoming Events

October 19-21, 2021: Summit Manufacturing Systems and Metrios to Introduce a New Type of Measuring Machine at EASTEC

 Recently Summit Manufacturing and Metrios started a partnership that could transform quality control on the shopfloor. As service-based companies, they share the aim of providing solutions and after-sale support. 

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Vertical Tilt-Frame Band Saw at EASTEC

Cosen has added the new V-1824 to its extensive product line and will feature it at EASTEC October 19th – 21st at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Massachusetts.

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October 19-21: Jergens to Demonstrate New and Expanded Precision Workholding Solutions At Eastec 2021 Booth 5553

Jergens Inc. will display and demonstrate innovations for precision workholding. Among the solutions will be ER Collets and Quick-Change Systems such as Quick Loc, Ball Lock, ZPS. New products on display include Modular Dovetail Vises, Hydraulic Vises, Pyramid Risers and an expanded range of Toggle Clamps.

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October 19-21: Northfield Precision to Showcase Chucking System with No Air Tubes or Hoses at EASTEC

Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation is a designer and manufacturer of precision workholding chucks. One of Northfield’s specialties is mounting air chucks to rotary tables and pallets. Northfield’s engineering team has developed a chucking system that requires no air tubes or hoses.

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October 21: FOBA Expert to Present Robot Assisted Laser Marking Solutions in Free Webinar

The automation of part handling or mark alignment in a laser marking process can help improve marking requirements and save production cost. In the context of demanding traceability marking requirements like the UDI (Unique Device Identification) of medical devices, direct part marking is on the rise. Therefore, laser marking system provider FOBA offer technical solutions, some in cooperation with automation experts, that make laser marking even more efficient.

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October 19-21: Hexagon Raises the Curtain on CMM Laser Scanning at EASTEC 2021

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division recently announced the first exclusive showing of its new genre-busting HP-L 10.10 noncontact laser line scanner in Booth #3103 at EASTEC 2021, Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA, from October 19-21, 2021.

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GF Machining Solutions Features Speed, Precision and Superior Surface Finishing at EASTEC, October 19-21

GF Machining Solutions will spotlight mold and die, as well as job shop applications at EASTEC 2021 in booth 1106. For optimizing part processing within those industry sectors, the company will demonstrate the speed, precision and surface finishing capabilities of its 5-axis Mikron MILL S 200 U and its FORM E 350 compact die sinking EDM.

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October 19-21: EASTEC Speakers Offer 'Smart' Knowledge for SMMs

At EASTEC, a Manufacturing Technology Series event, small and medium manufacturers (SMMs) will hear seasoned industry experts address the daunting challenges of labor shortages, supply chain irregularities, inflation and revenue generation in the transformative years ahead. The event, which will be Oct. 19-21 at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA, is part of the four-event Manufacturing Technology Series sponsored by SME and AMT.  

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October 19-21: Rigaku Demonstrates New Rigaku Handheld LIBS Analyzer for High Performance Metal Alloy Analysis at EASTEC 2021

Rigaku Analytical Devices, a manufacturer of handheld spectroscopic analyzers, will demonstrate its latest addition to its portfolio of handheld analyzers for metal alloy analysis – the Rigaku KT-500 at EASTEC 2021 in booth #3319. EASTEC 2021 will be October 19-21, 2021 in West Springfield, MA.

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October 19-22: Capital Machine Technologies to Host 'Advances in Precision Fabricating'

What can one expect from a Capital Machine Technologies event? How about world-renowned builders, demonstrations throughout the day and industry-expert answers to all questions about fabricating and robotic welding. 

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The 4th Biennial Quality Show to be October 26-28

The Quality Show, a three-day tradeshow dedicated to connecting quality and manufacturing professionals with process improvement vendors for all things "Quality," will be in-person October 26-28 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The trade show, produced by Quality magazine, offers new products from hundreds of exhibiting companies, an insightful keynote presentation on "Manufacturing in Motorsports" by Charlie Mitchell, Manufacturing Engineer, Andretti Autosport; dozens of education sessions; as well as networking on the show floor and at two evening networking receptions. Registration is free through October 1, 2021 at www.qualityshow.com.

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October 28: Felsomat to Host Oktoberfest at Schaumburg, IL Facility

Felsomat USA will be hosting an Oktoberfest celebration at its Schaumburg, IL, facility on Thursday, October 28, 2021 starting at 11 AM. The event will showcase the company's latest technology, automation systems and hobbing machines.

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October 26-28: Starrett to Highlight Range of Metrology Products, Special Gages at Quality Show 2021

The L.S. Starrett Co., a global manufacturer of precision measuring tools and gages, metrology systems and more, has announced it will be showcasing its latest vision systems, optical comparators, force measurement systems and special gaging solutions at The Quality Show Booth #1120 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL from October 26-28, 2021.

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November 2-4: KYZEN to Attend and Host A Presentation on Vacuum Degreasing at SUR/FIN 2021

KYZEN, a global leader in innovative environmentally friendly cleaning chemistries, will be attending SUR/FIN 2021 scheduled to take place Nov. 2 – Nov. 4, 2021 at the TCF Center in Detroit, MI. KYZEN’s own Joe McChesney, the Global Product Line Manager for Solvents, will be attending as well as giving a presentation during the conference Nov. 2 at 8:30 am CDT in Cleaning Technical Session #3.

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October 4 to November 8: LVD North America Launches “Innov8” and LVD Innovation Tour

LVD North America announces its INNOV8 program and the LVD Innovation Tour. INNOV8 helps fabricators bring innovation to their sheet metalworking operations, providing in-person and virtual avenues to connect with technology and industry experts, informational resources, purchasing incentives and more. The LVD Innovation Tour, one element of the program, is a mobile roadshow that launches October 4, 2021, traveling to fabrication shops across the U.S. The Tour features a 46-foot customized truck that brings solutions directly to fabricators in a unique, interactive experience.

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September 1-November 10: AmCon Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expos—Finding Solutions for Parts and Components Shortages

Manufacturers across all industries are struggling to keep up with soaring demand as the economy reopens. AmCon Advanced Manufacturing and Design Expos offer a solution to companies affected by shortages of parts and components. AmCon Expos offer buyers and engineers the opportunity to source hundreds of manufacturing services in a few short hours.

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November 9-11: Rollomatic and Strausak Announce an OpenHouse Event in Mundelein, IL

Rollomatic and Strausak will be presenting their biennial OpenHouse again this November in Mundelein, IL, November 9 to 11, 2021. This is a repeat of previous OpenHouse events where typically over 130 endusers from over 25 U.S. states, Mexico and Canada experience the latest in Rollomatic Group technology, and learning sessions and get key answers for their precision production needs.

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November 16-18: Mastercam 2022 on Display at WESTEC

WESTEC, a leading California manufacturing trade show, will be held November 16-18 in Long Beach, CA. Attendees at the WESTEC show will have access to the latest in the line of powerful Mastercam machining software. Stop by booth #1303 at the Long Beach Convention Center where a DMG MORI NLX 2500 will be on display showcasing Mastercam 2022, with features and enhancements that streamline your entire process, from job setup to job completion.

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Fastems to Exhibit and Flexible Automation at Aerodef Manufacturing

Fastems LLC, manufacturer of pallet and robot based CNC automation equipment and software, will share its knowledge and experience relevant to the aerospace industry at AeroDef Manufacturing and WESTEC 2021 in Long Beach Convention Center, California, November 16-18, 2021, in booth 557. Fastems has experience in automating the manufacturing of metal and composite wing parts, fuselage parts, engine components and other industry-specific workpieces.

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CGTech to Demonstrate at Four Manufacturing Technology Series Events

CGTech will feature VERICUT 9.2 at HOUSTEX, EASTEC, SOUTHTEC and WESTEC. VERICUT provides CNC machine simulation to detect errors, potential collisions and areas for improvement. VERICUT reduces or eliminates the manual prove-out process, saving time while producing higher-quality parts.

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November 16-18: KYZEN to Exhibit Mild Alkaline All-Metal Cleaner at WESTEC 2021

KYZEN, a global leader in innovative environmentally friendly cleaning chemistries, will exhibit at WESTEC 2021 scheduled to take place Nov. 16-18, 2021 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA.

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November 16-18: NCCS to Exhibit NCL Multiaxis Software, PostWorks at Westec 2021

Numerical Control Computer Sciences (NCCS), the developer of NCL multiaxis machining software, used extensively in the aerospace, automotive and turbo-machinery industries, will be participating in the Westec 2021 Exposition on November 16-18, 2021 at the Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA.

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Hollingsworth Expands Workforce in the Columbus Region, Investing $550,000

Hollingsworth, a logistics provider to the manufacturing and distribution industries, has announced plans to expand its operations in Columbus, OH, investing $550,000 and creating 95 new jobs, pending local approvals. Hiring for customer service representatives, forklift operators, general office clerks, managers, packers, quality inspectors and warehouse supervisors will begin in its third quarter of 2021.

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Honor a Manufacturing Innovator, Advocate or Educator in Ongoing Exhibit

The American Precision Museum recently launched an exciting interactive digital exhibit called "The Manufacturing Ledger" that is accessible online and will soon be integrated into an engaging physical exhibit at the museum. The Manufacturing Ledger is a dynamic collection of stories and profiles about individuals whose career was spent in manufacturing — whether the person's career was spent on the shop floor, engineering department, sales department or in the corporate boardroom. 

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Management Lessons We Can Learn from US Ryder Cup Captain Steve Stricker



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