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Sandvik appoints president for Sandvik Machining Solutions

March 15, 2017

Sandvik has appointed Klas Forsström as president for Sandvik's business area Sandvik Machining Solutions and as a member of the group executive management.Forsström has been with the Sandvik group for about 25 years. He most recently served as president of Sandvik Coromant, a supplier of metal...

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Grainger offers cutting tool reconditioning

March 14, 2017

Grainger, a supplier of maintenance, repair, and operating products based in Orlando, Fla., has launched a cutting tool reconditioning service. The service repairs worn end mills and drill bits, restoring cutting edges to original specifications. It focuses on high-speed steel and carbide round...

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Catalog highlights drills, end mills

March 14, 2017

Harvey Tool has released its spring 2017 catalog. More than 1,400 new tools have been added, including high-performance composite drills in double-angle and brad-point styles; corner radius – long reach; standard flute end mill; and PCD diamond-square, four-flute end mill. The tools are designed...

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Mill/turn control offers probing cycle option for 3-D shapes

March 10, 2017

Heidenhain’s TNC 640 mill/turn control is available with the Cycle 444 3-D probing cycle for inspecting free-form surfaces that pose measurement challenges. The cycle checks one point on the surface of each workpiece. The contact point is determined by a vector that is normal to the 3-D surface....

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Kennametal leaders receive Women In Manufacturing STEP Ahead Awards

March 2, 2017

Pittsburgh-based Kennametal Inc. has announced that two of its female leaders, Binky Sargent and Lena Siegel, have received honors at the fifth annual Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Awards presented by The Manufacturing Institute.The awards honor...

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Global Mfg. Industries purchases Paramount Machining Solutions

March 1, 2017

Global Mfg. Industries has acquired Oak Park, Mich.-based Paramount Machining Solutions, a provider of precision CNC machining and prototype services to the automotive, industrial, and aftermarket industries. Global Mfg. will continue operations in the facility under the Paramount Precision...

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UTI welding and CNC machining programs approved by U.S. Dept. of Education

February 10, 2017

Universal Technical Institute Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., a provider of transportation industry technician training, has received approval from the U.S. Dept. of Education to launch welding technology and CNC machining programs. CNC machining classes begin in fall 2017 at the company's NASCAR...

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Fischer Special Tooling launches website

February 10, 2017

Mentor, Ohio-based Fischer Special Tooling has launched a new website at www.fischerspecialtooling.com that highlights the company’s carbide tooling, including form cutting tools, internal grinding arbors and quills, custom form gauges, trepan form tools, and form milling cutters. The tooling is...

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Atlas Technologies adds a large-frame VMC to Michigan plant

February 6, 2017

Atlas Technologies has installed a Haas large-frame vertical machining center at its Fenton, Mich., facility. The VF-12 machine has been added to the 51,000 sq. ft. of in-house manufacturing space that currently provides custom welding and fabrication and contract manufacturing services. The unit...

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TPJTV: Refurbishing a Modern Aircraft Supercarrier

TPJTV: Refurbishing a Modern Aircraft Supercarrier

January 3, 2017

Learn about the only refueling stop in the 50-year service life of a USN Aircraft supercarrier; the refueling and complex overhaul, or RCOH. Every system gets either overhauled or replaced.

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GMI Group names quality assurance director

December 7, 2016

Houston-based GMI Group has hired Eric Berger as quality assurance director to oversee and improve processes. He has extensive experience as an auditor and quality manager. The company, a provider of precision machining, product distribution, and metallurgical testing, also has obtained newly...

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Horizontal machining center supports flexible mounting of various fixtures

December 7, 2016

Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the KIWA-Japan Triple H40 horizontal machining center with a column traverse structure. The machine can support flexible mounting of various fixtures and rotary tables based on the application. The stationary table design enables long workpieces to be...

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Milling machine prepares circumferential seam joints

November 15, 2016

Pemamek offers the Pema CM 55 milling machine for joint preparation of circumferential seams. According to the company, the machine increases welding quality and efficiency, with features designed to help reduce the defect rate.The unit offers precise groove preparation and root opening even in...

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Alro Industrial Supply acquires Triad Industrial Sales assets

November 11, 2016

Alro Industrial Supply, Jackson, Mich., has announced its acquisition of certain assets of cutting tool distributor Triad Industrial Sales, Kernersville, N.C. Alro Industrial Supply is a provider of cutting tools, abrasives, coolant, welding supplies, and MRO products. The company is part of Alro...

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Methods 3D opens seven U.S. additive manufacturing labs

November 4, 2016

Methods 3D Inc., a newly formed subsidiary of Methods Machine Tools Inc., Sudbury, Mass., has completed additive manufacturing laboratories in each of Methods Machine Tools’ seven technology centers: Sudbury; Detroit; Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago; Phoenix; San Francisco; and Los Angeles. The labs are...

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