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July 1st, 2021

Advanced Manufacturing Now Newsletter
Manufacturing Index Zooms in March, Reaches Four-Decade High

Durable Goods Orders Increase in May Based on Transportation

New orders for durable goods increased 2.3 percent in May based largely on an increase in orders for transportation equipment, the U.S. Commerce Department said June 24. New orders for manufactured durable goods in May increased $5.7 billion (2.3 percent) to $253.3 billion, according to the report. This increase, up twelve of the last thirteen months, followed a 0.8 percent April decrease.

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Manufacturing Employment Surges in March

Czech airline sues Boeing in Seattle over 737 MAX losses

Czech airline Smartwings has filed suit against Boeing in Seattle for the damage to its business from the fatal crashes and subsequent grounding of the 737 MAX, according the The Seattle Times. In the suit, the airline is seeking compensation for the financial losses incurred as well as the return of one airplane and the refund of payments on that jet and advance payments on others.

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U.S., EU Suspend Trade Spat Over Subsidies for Boeing, Airbus

Toolroom Lathes: Machine Tools for Artisans

More than 70 years after the first CNC lathe, toolroom models are as useful as ever. Toolroom lathes are high-precision machines used in-house to support a facility vs. doing medium or large production runs of individual components. They’re used for one-offs, prototypes, to repair older tooling or to quickly make a new tool

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GE Aviation and Food and Beverage: a Case Study

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GM Boosts Delieveries to Dealers After Computer Chip Shortage

Ceramic Cutting Tools: An Improbable but Powerful Solution

Ceramic cutting tool use has grown in recent years, and for many shops they’ve become the go-to solution for turning and milling alike. Cast irons, hardened steels, Inconel, Hastelloy, and other heat-resistant superalloys (HRSAs) are all fair game for ceramic cutting tools.

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'Impossible Objects, Ricoh 3D to Produce Parts for European Customers

FABTECH to Return to Chicago’s McCormick Place in September

After in-person events came to a halt due to the pandemic, FABTECH will be the first large-scale manufacturing trade show to return to McCormick Place in Chicago, September 13-16. The announcement comes as the state of Illinois moves into its final reopening phase.

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Boeing Plans New 737 Max Production Increase in Late-2022, Reuters Reports

SMW-Electronics Breaks Ground on New Facility

Workholding Manufacturer SMW Autoblok Group announced that its newest company, SMW-Electronics, based in Meckenbeuren, Germany, has broken ground on a new 11,000-square-foot facility in Meckenbeuren that will house both prototype and production development.

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'Impossible Objects, Ricoh 3D to Produce Parts for European Customers

Absolute Machine Tools Earns New Status from Mitsubishi

Absolute Machine Tools recently earned the title of Diamond Partner Systems Integrator from Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc., an affiliate of Mitsubishi Electric that focuses on production solutions. The partnership is expected to expand opportunities for and bring value to both companies.

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