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OSG’s Train the Nation tour returns for 2015, 2016

February 16, 2015

OSG USA Inc., a manufacturer of taps, end mills, drills, and indexable cutting tools in Glendale Heights, Ill., has announced that its Train the Nation training tour is back for 2015 and 2016. The training is an eight-discipline course covering all aspects of machining 3-D parts. Company experts...

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Universal collet chuck holds 0.0001-in. runout

February 12, 2015

Widia has introduced a universal, high-precision collet chuck for use in such operations as milling, drilling, reaming, and tapping. It maintains a runout accuracy of 0.0001 in. at 3xD. The chuck allows the continued use of standard ER collets while upgrading to precision collets. Thick chuck...

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Knuth Machine Tools appoints senior regional sales manager

February 2, 2015

Knuth Machine Tools USA, Lincolnshire, Ill., a supplier of machine tools and accessories, has promoted Steve Gutman to the position of senior regional sales manager. He has been with the company for eight years, serving previously as a sales representative and most recently as the Midwest and...

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Disc brushes available with molded shell mill mount

January 27, 2015

Osborn has introduced ATB composite disc brushes with a molded shell mill mount. The new brush design fits into the user’s existing shell mill holders and eliminates the need for adapters to fit into milling machines and for additional tooling between the user’s spindle and the composite...

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Morris Midwest to hold open house March 17-18

January 26, 2015

Morris Midwest, a division of Morris Group Inc., will hold Morris Madness, its fourth annual open house and technology show, on March 17-18, 2015, in Roselle, Ill. More than 20 precision machine tools from Okuma, Tsugami, and Hardinge Group will be under power, in addition to tooling and...

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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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