Smaller batches, shorter delivery times, a shortage of skilled workforce and machine tools that are too expensive in relation to the output. As in 2019, CNC machine tool operators in 2020 will have to deal with these challenges once again.
Starrag UK has announced a machine rental scheme for its Bumotec range of multi-axis mill-turn and machining centres to provide potential users with a cost-effective way to capitalise on the benefits of multi-tasking, single set-up machining using world-leading machining technologies for the production of complex small to medium-sized parts.
The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP) has received approval from the U.S. Department of Labor to offer the first registered Industrial Manufacturing Production Technician (CNC) Apprenticeship Program in the State of New Jersey through the NJMEP Pro-Action Education Network™.
CNC Software, Inc., developers of Mastercam, has announced a new partnership with TITANS of CNC, Inc. to help train the next generation of highly skilled CNC machinists and eliminate the widening skills gap.
Continuing the ethos of powering a successful digital ecosystem which is smart and fully connected, Hexagon have just released the latest NCSIMUL CAM simulation package from their Production Software portfolio.
NomuraDS, based in South Korea, have been manufacturing quality sliding head lathes for over 70 years. Their high precision, durability and innovation are perfect for large volume production of aerospace, medical and automotive parts. Nomura also manufacture tapping machining centres which are based on their latest design and technology.
CAMaster, a manufacturer of high-quality, affordable, CNC production solutions based in Cartersville, Georgia, has introduced a new automatic lubrication system as an optional feature available on its CNC Routers.
Roll-Kraft Ltd. has purchased and installed a new Computer Numerical Control Machine (CNC) at its location in Woodbridge, Ontario. Roll-Kraft Ltd. manufactures new roll tooling and reconditions worn tooling for companies that produce tube and pipe and various roll formed shapes.