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Dielectric Corp. acquires Centerline Machine

January 23, 2015

Dielectric Corp., Menomonee Falls, Wis., has announced its acquisition of Waupaca, Wis.-based Centerline Machine Inc., a provider of machined and fabricated parts and products made of steel, composites, and exotic alloys. The acquisition enables Dielectric to offer machining in a variety of...

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Okuma America names controls product specialist

January 22, 2015

Charlotte, N.C.-based Okuma America Corp., a CNC machine tool manufacturer, has appointed Brad Klippstein as controls product specialist. He is responsible for educating and training customers and distributors about the company’s PC-based, open-architecture THINC®-OSP CNC. The CNC is capable...

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Dynamic Fabrication president donates $100,000 to National Tooling and Machining Foundation

January 21, 2015

Dynamic Fabrication Inc. (DFI) President Mike Kartsonis has announced his donation of $100,000 to the National Tooling and Machining Foundation (NTMF). The contribution supports the National Tooling and Machining Association’s (NTMA) education teams and assists in funding programs and...

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Pathfinder Tech renews NIMS accreditation

January 20, 2015

Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School, Palmer, Mass., has renewed the NIMS accreditation of its machine tool technologies program. The accreditation focuses on skills from the NIMS Machining Level I National Standard, with an emphasis on manual milling skills, manual turning...

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Tools designed for threading titanium alloys

January 20, 2015

Emuge Corp. has introduced a line of tools for threading alloyed titanium materials. From taps with new geometry designs to solid carbide thread mills, the tools are suitable for use in aerospace, defense, and medical machining applications. Tap sizes from No. 0 to 1 in. are available in UNC,...

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Konecranes Machine Tool Service adds two staff members

January 16, 2015

Konecranes Machine Tool Service, Springfield, Ohio, a provider of machine tool maintenance, rebuilding, retrofitting, and repair services, has hired Jim Foust and Tim Ellis. Together, the new staff members have more than 70 years of direct experience with Giddings & Lewis machine tools. Foust...

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William M. Davies Jr. Career and Technical High School renews NIMS accreditation

January 15, 2015

William M. Davies Career and Technical High School, Lincoln, R.I., has renewed the NIMS accreditation of its machine technology program. This accreditation reaffirms the school’s pledge to uphold national industry metalworking standards as set forth by NIMS, further enabling the program to...

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Okuma America names MP Systems as Partner of the Year

January 14, 2015

Charlotte, N.C.-based Okuma America Corp., a provider of CNC machine tools, has named MP Systems as Partner of the Year amongst all members of Partners in THINC. MP Systems is a manufacturer and supplier of high-pressure coolant systems used in CNC manufacturing. In a survey of Okuma...

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Madison Comprehensive High School, Madison Adult Career Center renew NIMS accreditation

January 14, 2015

Madison Comprehensive High School and Madison Adult Career Center, both located in Mansfield, Ohio, have renewed the NIMS accreditation of their precision machining and CNC technology programs. With this accreditation, the programs reaffirm their ongoing commitment to uphold the national...

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Adjustable-angle heads do the work of multiple tooling heads

January 7, 2015

Benz offers adjustable-angle heads for machining and milling operations. Because it can be adjusted to tricky angles, a single head can replace and do the work of multiple tooling heads. Available in small to large custom sizes, the heads are engineered for use in general manufacturing and...

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Jaw forming ring grips workpiece uniformly for cutting, forming operations

December 23, 2014

Dillon Mfg. offers a jaw forming ring that provides a uniform grip on the workpiece for cutting and forming operations. Mounted in direct contact with the top jaw, the ring preloads the chucking system. Jaw life for requalifying or reforming is maximized by lessening the amount of jaw stock removal...

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Okuma America event showcases CNC manufacturing technology

December 16, 2014

CNC machine tool manufacturer Okuma America Corp., Charlotte, N.C., hosted more than 500 customers, partners, and distributors at its 2014 Technology Showcase event on Dec 9-10, 2014. The event offered a variety of learning opportunities for attendees featuring hands-on demonstrations, App Store...

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Diversified Machine Systems’ community outreach provides nearly 13,000 meals

December 11, 2014

Colorado Springs, Colo.-based Diversified Machine Systems (DMS), designer and manufacturer of 3- and 5-axis CNC routers and large-format machining centers, recently hosted a Springs Rescue Mission Neighbors Act food and clothing drive and held a silent auction at its company Christmas party to...

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New horizontal machining center models introduced

December 8, 2014

Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced a newly expanded line of Kiwa horizontal machining centers. The KMH-300 direct-drive, 30-taper, 15,000-RPM, 300-mm dual-pallet machine has a compact footprint of 140 in. deep by 107 in. wide including the chip conveyor. Travels are 18.1 in. on the X and...

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Modig Machine Tool US announces distribution agreement with EMEC

December 4, 2014

Modig Machine Tool US Inc., Chicago, and EMEC Machine Tools Inc., Mississauga, Ont., have executed a multiyear distribution agreement. EMEC will assume exclusive end-user distribution of the full Modig product line in eastern Canada and provide installation and warranty services for customers in...

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