Orderfox Ag offers a digital global marketplace that connects companies looking for assistance with CNC work to companies that offer CNC services. Users create a company profile that makes it easy for businesses to find one another. Companies that are not at operational capacity can use Orderfox.com to find new clients. The Orderfox platform has
The Power of FIVE: The Definitive Guide to 5-Axis Machining was officially released this month at the industry conference Top Shops in Indianapolis. The author, Michael Cope, is a machinist and works at Hurco Companies Inc. as a Product Technical Specialist.
Cope said he wrote the book because the adoption of five-sided machining processes is the
The Gardner Business Index makes understanding trends in manufacturing as easy as possible. Blog Post: 10/16/2017
Lori Beckman Managing Editor, Production Machining Are you interested in economic information about manufacturing? Gardner Intelligence, a division of Gardner Business Media, PM’s parent company, offers a variety of
In September this year, RJG, Inc. launched its first ever eLearning course, Math for Molders. The course provides training in foundational math skills that molders need both in the field and for the more advanced RJG courses.
This online eLearning course enables students to complete each module at their own pace, offers them the option to
Keeping costs at a minimum is often a top priority for owner/operators of manufacturing facilities; however, they often overlook one key area that can positively impact their bottom line. In fact, property taxes are often one of the biggest line item expenses manufacturing facilities face and can represent 30 to 50 percent of operating costs. The
On October 6, 2017, Governor Bruce Rauner of Illinois celebrated National Manufacturing Month with a visit to Hoffer Plastics Corp. where he kicked off the “Built in Illinois” tour. The Governor visited the Hoffer Plastics facilities and had the opportunity to meet and talk with employees from many different areas of the
Currier Plastics has appointed Raymond McKee as director of Manufacturing. He is filling the position Steve Feaster vacated. Feaster announced his plan to retire earlier this year.
McKee’s mutual ideology and his experience in the plastics industry ultimately earned him the position. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Plastics Engineering
Since making workforce development a special focus for MMT, I’m learning about so many more supplier companies that are blazing trails, in various ways, to engage the next generation of mechanical engineers. One of them is Renishaw. I wrote a feature article for MoldMaking Technology’s September issue titled “Supplier-Based
Orderfox.com is a digital global marketplace that connects CNC manufacturers, CNC buyers and their suppliers. Orderfox.com sets up users with a company profile and a search engine that ensures each user can pursue the full range of opportunities that are available. Companies that are not at capacity can advertise CNC services, and companies that
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