IMTS organizer Association for Manufacturing Technology developed MTConnect, an open-source, royalty-free machine-to-machine interoperability standard seven years ago, and it wants to increase industry uptake. AMT says MTConnect eases data collection and transfer for greater machine utilization analysis.
June was, in fact, the fourth month of growth in cutting tool sales this year. Only February and May failed to post gains over their previous months. Nevertheless, first-half figures are on track to only match last year’s.
Mazak plans to exhibit 21 machining systems under power, including a number of new models, at the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago. One of them, a horizontal machining center for aerospace, will be shown via video, as it is too big for booth display.
In the 54 years it has been in business, New England CNC has overcome many challenges. Nowadays, despite the rise of reshoring, the movement of manufacturing offshore, along with its effect on business and pricing. is still one of the major issues with which the small machine shop has to contend.
For the business partners of New England CNC, a small machine shop that has operated in Hamden, Conn., for 54 years, a lot of self-ingenuity has made the business not only a survivor of constant change in the industry, but a successful one at that.
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