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PCX Aerostructures expands machining capacity

March 29, 2016

Cam-Tech Mfg., a division of PCX Aerostructures, has installed a new machining center to expand production of large-format aircraft parts at its Mansfield, Texas, facility. The T1 Makino 5-axis machining center has a 59- by 51- by 78-in. envelope. PCX Aerostructures is a supplier of highly...

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Dapra opens milling center in Illinois

March 22, 2016

Dapra Corp., a manufacturer of indexable milling tools and a supplier of direct part marking systems, has announced the opening of a new Midwest Tech Center site for customer training and testing in Rockford, Ill. The facility serves as a site for training, prototype testing, turnkey...

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Accurate Welding adds 3-axis milling machine

March 16, 2016

Accurate Welding & Fabricating, Harrison Township, Mich., has added a 3-axis CNC milling machine, giving the company additional capacity to fulfill customer requirements. The Vision Wide machine has an envelope of 165-in. X-axis travel, 90-in. Y-axis travel, and 55-in. Z-axis travel. The...

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Okuma adds staff to sales, product specialist teams

March 3, 2016

Okuma America Corp., Charlotte, N.C., has added Brian Sides and Tom O’Toole to its sales and product specialist teams. Both are veterans in the CNC machine tool industry with more than 50 years of combined experience. Sides, sales engineer, joined the company in 1992 as an electrical engineer...

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Emuge Corp. appoints milling products manager

March 1, 2016

Emuge Corp., West Boylston, Mass., a manufacturer of taps, thread mills, toolholders, clamping devices, and other rotary cutting tools, has announced the appointment of Dan Doiron to the position of product manager, milling. Before joining the company, Doiron worked at Micron for eight years,...

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CGTech opens office in South Korea

February 5, 2016

CGTech, an Irvine, Calif.-based developer of CNC verification and simulation software, has announced the formation of a subsidiary company in South Korea. Based south of Seoul, CGTech-Korea is responsible for marketing, sales, technical support, and reseller support throughout the country. In...

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Benz Inc. to expand in North Carolina

February 5, 2016

Machining head manufacturer Benz Inc., a member of the Zimmer Group, has announced plans to expand and relocate from Charlotte, N.C., to Hickory, N.C. The move will enable the company to expand its operations and store more inventory for delivery to the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. The facility...

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Camcraft named an IndustryWeek Best Plant for 2015

January 25, 2016

Camcraft, a Hanover Park, Ill., manufacturer of precision-machined components, has been named a Best Plant Award winner for 2015 by IndustryWeek. In announcing the award, the publication stated that the award winners’ “drive for continuous improvement in all phases of their operations is a...

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Methods Machine Tools announces staff changes

January 6, 2016

Methods Machine Tools Inc., Sudbury, Mass., a supplier of precision machine tools, 3-D printing technology, automation, and accessories, has announced two staff changes. The firm has hired Benjamin Fisk as general manager, 3D additive manufacturing. Fisk has more than 15 years of experience in...

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Okuma event highlights emerging CNC machining technologies

December 18, 2015

Okuma America Corp. hosted more than 600 customers, partners, and distributors at its Manufacturing Excellence and Technology Showcase events, Dec. 8-10, 2015. Held at Okuma America’s headquarters and Aerospace Center for Excellence in Charlotte, N.C., the event highlighted emerging CNC machining...

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TCI Precision Metals adds Amada duplex milling machine

December 16, 2015

Gardena, Calif.-based TCI Precision Metals has installed an Amada THV430 duplex milling machine. According to the company, the machine provides four times the output of traditional milling machines to help shorten customer lead times. The firm’s Custom Machine-Ready Blanks™ are milled in...

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Joining Technologies launches full-service machine shop

December 16, 2015

Joining Technologies Inc. has opened a full-service machining facility at its headquarters in East Granby, Conn. The shop provides weld tooling and fixtures to the company’s multiple divisions and directly to customers. Joining Technologies offers precision fusion processes, including laser...

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Methods Machine Tools announces staff award, appointment

December 15, 2015

Methods Machine Tools Inc., a supplier of precision machine tools, automation, and accessories based in Sudbury, Mass., has announced that Brittany Speroni, mechanical engineer, has been named as a 2015 recipient of Manufacturing Engineering magazine's 30 Under 30 awards for her talent and...

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Fives Group announces executive appointments

December 4, 2015

Fives Group, Hebron, Ky., has appointed Stéphane Mayer as new head of the metal cutting and composites business line. Mayer has held several aerospace leadership positions, including president/CEO of Daher and CEO of ATR. Mayer replaces Jean-Camille Uring, who will retire at the end of 2016....

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Benz Inc. launches new microsite

December 4, 2015

Benz Inc., Charlotte, N.C., has announced that it recently went live with a new microsite at www.benztooling.com. The new site features an overview of the firm’s products, including tooling systems for metalworking turning and milling machines, as well as quick-change tooling and angle heads...

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