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May 22, 2017 - Volume 11 Issue 07
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  Featured Articles
Image - From Cow Chips to Cutting Chips From Cow Chips to Cutting Chips
Dave Karlstadt started his own machine shop in one building on a rural Ohio farm -- right next to the cows. But it wasn't long before he was concentrating on the metal chips, not the chips the cows "produced." Karlstadt credits his machine tool manufacturer, Okuma, for being one of the main reasons for his rapid growth and success.
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Image - Why Smart Manufacturing is a Dumb Idea Why Smart Manufacturing is a Dumb Idea
"Smart Manufacturing" is definitely one of the trends in manufacturing that is widely praised and accepted as the future of the industry. However, Steven L. Blue doesn't see it that way. The President & CEO of Miller Ingenuity, a global supplier of mission-critical solutions in the transportation industry and author of the new book, "American Manufacturing 2.0: What Went Wrong and How to Make It Right," argues that this trend isn't all that smart.
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  Industry News
Image - 4 New Clamping Nut Options Provide Tool Holder Flexibility for Your Shop 4 New Clamping Nut Options Provide Tool Holder Flexibility for Your Shop
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  Mobile, Flexible Robots Key to System that Builds Boeing's Airplanes
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Image - New Software Provides Easy Way to Align, Calibrate, and Evaluate Performance of Any Robot New Software Provides Easy Way to Align, Calibrate, and Evaluate Performance of Any Robot
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  Reshoring Tide Has Turned: More Jobs Returning to U.S. Than Leaving
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  Product Spotlight
Image - High Lift Chip Trapper Provides Easy Way to Keep Metal Chips from Blocking Coolant Flow High Lift Chip Trapper Provides Easy Way to Keep Metal Chips from Blocking Coolant Flow
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  Multi-Tasking Turning Center Ideal for Large Diameter, Shaft-Type Parts
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  Solid Carbide Drills Feature Technology to Reduce Necessary Thrust
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Image - New Fastening Tools Provide Programmable Torque Control and Traceability that Ordinary Clutch Tools Can't New Fastening Tools Provide Programmable Torque Control and Traceability that Ordinary Clutch Tools Can't
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  Upgraded Software for 3D Contoured Parts Provides 60% Faster Cycle Times
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Image - Multi-Axis Calibrator Uses Single Setup to Save Significant Time and Money Multi-Axis Calibrator Uses Single Setup to Save Significant Time and Money
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  New End Mills Cut and Polish at Same Time
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