Mazak to Host Special San Francisco Event for Silicon Valley ShopsMarch 1, 2017
Mazak will host a special Discover More with Mazak Technology and Learning event at its San Francisco facility in Milpitas, CA, March 15 - 16 from 10 AM - 4 PM. The event will center on the particular needs of Silicon Valley shops as well as those of the local area manufacturing community in general.
At the event, Mazak will showcase both machine tool and support technology solutions that are designed to allow those shops to overcome their specific manufacturing challenges, many of which stem from the ever tightening delivery times for short...
GF Machining Solutions Names New Head of Business DevelopmentMarch 1, 2017
GF Machining Solutions has named Karl Kleppek as its Director of Business Development. "He brings with him more than 25 years of sales, business development and marketing experience that will help continue the robust sales, service and support of the company's milling, EDM, micro-machining, additive, laser texturing and automation & tooling solutions," said a company spokesperson.
In his new role, Kleppek is responsible for the development and leadership of marketing strategies that will further strengthen existing customer rel...
Dallas Industries Delivers Two Complete Feed Lines to AdientMarch 1, 2017
Dallas Industries, a manufacturer of coil handling, press feeding equipment and controls for the stamping industry, has announced that the Adient (formerly Johnson Controls) facility in Athens, TN, has taken delivery of two complete feed lines, along with two reels and retrofit coil guide rolls for existing systems.
The new feed lines each are 40,000 lb. capacity, with one being 60" wide and the other 72" wide. Both are compact LoopSelect SpaceSaver feed lines.
The compact and flexible Loop Select SpaceSaver feed lines feature a...
Boston Centerless Receives Nadcap AccreditationMarch 1, 2017
Boston Centerless announced that it has received Nadcap accreditation for Nondestructive Testing. The accreditation applies to Ultrasonic Testing (UT) services. Boston Centerless is now on the Qualified Manufacturers List (QML) of Nadcap accredited suppliers.
"Receiving Nadcap accreditation is an important milestone for Boston Centerless," said Steven Tamasi, CEO of Boston Centerless. "We have made a significant investment in state-of-the-art testing equipment for our Material Validation Center, which performs Nondestructive T...
Prize Turns a Profit for Waterjet WinnerMarch 1, 2017
Laureate Machine and Automation has celebrated the installation of a WARDJet waterjet machine won as part of the Build It! Challenge competition that took place during IMTS 2016. John Mullet, Laureate Owner, won one of two machines given away by waterjet manufacturer WARDJet Inc. Mullet represented the pro side of the challenge, which placed students up against industry professionals in a waterjet build-off. On the student side, Missouri University of Science and Technology walked away as the educational winner, which brought the combined total...
New Research Investment will Shape Aircraft of the FutureMarch 1, 2017
Renishaw is contributing its additive manufacturing expertise to the WINDY collective, a $23 million-plus project led by Airbus. According to Renishaw: WINDY, also known as Wing Design Methodology Validation, aims to create lighter and more efficient wings, with more than 30,000 new aircraft expected to be required in the next 15-20 years. This is critical for greener airliners in the future, as airlines replace existing in-service models and expand fleets with increases in air travel. The project develops innovative ways of designing and manuf...