July 29, 2008
By: Kent Lancaster
The catch to operating at higher production speeds is that metalformers often see jumps in scrap rates and accelerated wear-and-tear on the press and tooling. New, and some tried-and-true, mechanical press technologies help metalformers strike a balance between high speed and high precision.
Built to fully exploit the benefits of fiber laser cutting LVD's Electra is one of the fastest fiber laser cutting machines on the market.
Economic reality and the skilled-worker issue - by Dan Davis
The only thing missing from the skilled worker shortage were rising wages for skilled workers that were apparently in demand. Could that be changing?
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