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April 7, 2021

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Machine Tool Orders Surge in February

Machine Tool Orders Surge in February

Machine tool orders posted broad gains in February, AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology said. Orders totaled $377.6 million, representing both monthly and year-over-year increases. AMT said February may represent the start of a sustained economic recovery.

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Metrology: What Measures the Measurements?

Metrology: What Measures the Measurements?


Metrology tech firms have had to greatly broaden their areas of expertise in order to be competitive in the age of Industry 4.0. There is a new focus on tightly integrating part measurement with part production. New emphasis has been placed on efficiently codifying, sharing and putting the measurement data to good use throughout a shop.

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Four U.S. Airlines Pull Boeing 737 Max Planes for 'Potential Electrical Issue'

Four U.S. Airlines Pull Boeing 737 Max Planes for 'Potential Electrical Issue'


Four airlines, including Southwest, American and United, have pulled Boeing 737 Max aircraft from their schedules after the aircraft maker asked some 737 Max operators to fix a production issue related to the plane's electrical power system, CBS News said. The 737 Max returned to service late last year.

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Volkswagen accelerates quality inspection in engine production

Volkswagen accelerates quality inspection in engine production

Monitoring equipment, plug gauges and slide gauges – at the engine factory of Volkswagen, these tools for elaborate manual measurements are a thing of the past. Today, small and robust coordinate measuring machines from ZEISS are used for quality inspection in production. They can be flexibly adapted to new products and generations, thus enabling considerable savings. At the same time, the measuring machines quickly deliver precise, detailed results.

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AMUG Announces Keynote Speaker

AMUG Announces Keynote Speaker


Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) announced that Jonathan M. Morris, M.D., director of the 3D Printing Anatomic Modeling Lab at Mayo Clinic, and Hans J. Langer, Ph.D., founder of EOS GmbH and chairman of EOS Group, will be featured at the AMUG conference in May.

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'Eaton Says OEM Selects Its Tech for EV Platform

Eaton Says OEM Selects Its Tech for EV Platform


Power management company Eaton said its eMobility business secured a contract to supply power distribution units (PDUs) and Bussmann series fuses to a global vehicle manufacturer for use in a new battery electric (BEV) light-duty commercial vehicle. The...

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Seven Principles That Add Up to Smart Manufacturing

Seven Principles That Add Up to Smart Manufacturing


Conrad Leiva, director of ecosystem and workforce development for CESMII, describes seven principles for smart manufacturing. They include smart manufacturing is done in real time and is proactive.

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GM, Ford Pare More Output Because of Chip Shorage

GM, Ford Pare More Output Because of Chip Shorage


General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. expanded production cutbacks because of a worldwide shortage of computer chips for automakers, Reuters said. This week, GM began cutting production at a Tennessee...

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Florida Is Built for Your Business

Florida Is Built for Your Business

More than 8,500 advanced manufacturers call Florida home — and for good reason. With over 186,000 advanced manufacturing workers, the second-ranked infrastructure in the U.S. and a 0% sales tax on manufacturing equipment, Florida is where manufacturers break through. Discover all the advantages of made in Florida.

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Carr Lock® System

Carr Lock® System

The Headless Carr Lock® System allows accurately locating and clamping at the same time, with just the turn of a hex wrench. Ideal for mounting quick-change tooling on a subplate while taking minimal real estate on the top of your fixture. The primary clamp is used to accurately locate your plate while the looser fit on the secondary clamp reduces binding. Made in USA.

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