Current Headlines

  1. II-VI Incorporated Unveils The First Commercial Laser Cutting Head With Zoom Optics For Ring-Shaped Laser Beams
    6/13/2019

    II-VI Incorporated (Nasdaq:IIVI), a global leader in laser materials processing solutions, today unveiled its new BIMO-FSC-L, the first commercially available laser processing head with zoom optics optimized for state-of-the-art ring-shaped laser beams, which greatly enhance the quality of laser cutting.

  2. High-Performance Plastics For Pattern And Mold Making
    6/11/2019

    RAMPF Tooling Solutions is making high-performance epoxy and polyurethane materials for pattern and mold making the focus of its exhibit at GIFA 2019 in Düsseldorf, June 25 - 29, Booth 15C25 / Hall 15.

  3. Mack Prototype Investing In Five New Presses
    6/11/2019

    Mack Molding, a leading custom plastics molder and supplier of contract manufacturing services, announced recently its wholly-owned subsidiary, Mack Prototype, is investing in five new Milacron Roboshot all-electric presses.

  4. On-Machine Scanning Solutions Improve Productivity And Increase Process Capability
    6/11/2019

    Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, will showcase its latest scanning solutions for machine tools at EMO Hannover 2019. On-machine scanning will be one of many smart factory process control solutions demonstrated by Renishaw, which are proven to help machine shops across many industries transform their production capabilities.

  5. Two New Toyoda FA1050S Horizontal Machining Centers Installed At Trace-A-Matic South
    6/6/2019

    Trace-A-Matic Corporation has installed two Toyoda FA1050S heavy-duty horizontal machining centers at Plant 2. The identically configured centers feature 60HP - 6,000 RPM geared-head spindles, high pressure through spindle cooling, magazines holding 120 tools, and high capacity chip augers. The machine design allows machining of large, heavy workpieces with very high accuracy.

  6. Latest Advancements In World’s Leading CAM Software Designed To Streamline The Manufacturing Process
    6/5/2019

    CNC Software, Inc., developer of Mastercam, the world’s leading CAD/CAM software, announces the release of Mastercam 2020 Router. Mastercam 2020 increases router cutting productivity and reduces overall production costs with new 2D through multiaxis automation features, CAD and model preparation improvements, improved Machine Configuration, 3D Tooling, and many more enhancements designed to streamline manufacturing from job setup to job completion.

  7. Protolabs Launches Production Capabilities For Metal 3D Printing
    6/4/2019

    Digital manufacturing company, Protolabs has launched production capabilities for its metal 3D printing service. The new capabilities use secondary processes to improve the strength, dimensional accuracy, and cosmetic appearance of metal parts. As part of the launch, enhanced inspection reporting is also available.

  8. Buehler Launches The AbrasiMet XL Pro™ Cutting Machine At Control 2019
    6/4/2019

    Buehler, an ITW Company launched the AbrasiMet XL Pro™ large abrasive cutter at Control 2019 to provide consistency and repeatability in cutting large samples for production environments. The AbrasiMet XL Pro allows the sectioning of high-quality cut samples with a diameter up to 7in [178mm] which is best in class for an 18” cutter.

  9. OPEN MIND Presents hyperMILL 2019.2
    6/3/2019

    The latest version of the hyperMILL CAD/CAM suite, 2019.2, has a range of new features including high-precision 3D finishing, 5-axis tangent machining, high-performance turning, and new CAD-for-CAM technologies. OPEN MIND is integrating more and more functions that previously required extra CAD machining steps directly into CAM strategies to further speed up programming.

  10. MapleSim 2019 Offers Improved Performance, Increased Modeling Scope
    5/22/2019

    Maplesoft™ today announced a new release of MapleSim™, the advanced system-level modeling tool. From digital twins for virtual commissioning to system-level models for complex engineering design projects, MapleSim helps organizations reduce development risk, lower costs, and enable innovation.