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August 09, 2017 - Volume 11 Issue 12
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Image - 3 Simple Rules for ERP Success 3 Simple Rules for ERP Success
The job of any ERP software provider is to help every customer simplify their manufacturing. Global Shop Solutions has been doing just that -- simplifying your manufacturing -- for thousands of manufacturers in nearly 25 countries and 20 industries for over 40 years. Here, the company reveals the 3 rules for ERP success.
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Image - Efficient Milling Machines Offer Flexibility to Manufacture Everything from Steel Tools to Shampoo Bottles Efficient Milling Machines Offer Flexibility to Manufacture Everything from Steel Tools to Shampoo Bottles
Model and mold makers must cover a wide spectrum if they are to remain competitive. However, due to space constraints and often also to financial considerations, manufacturers are committed to lean machine pools. What they want therefore are multi-purpose systems, i.e. high-performance cutting solutions that can efficiently mill easy-to-handle and tough materials. F. Zimmermann's Daniel Demlang knows all about the challenges -- and the solutions.
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  Industry News
Image - New Supascan Technology Enables Tactile Scanning on the Machine New Supascan Technology Enables Tactile Scanning on the Machine
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  Video Explains How to Avoid Live Tooling Crashes
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Image - Penetrating Oil Creeps into Millionth Inch Spaces to Break Up Rust, Corrosion and Loosen Frozen Metal Parts Penetrating Oil Creeps into Millionth Inch Spaces to Break Up Rust, Corrosion and Loosen Frozen Metal Parts
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  Upgraded CAM Software Includes Faster Programming and New Module for Electrode Production
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EXAIR's Safety Air Guns use engineered air nozzles for high performance, entraining large volumes of surrounding air. Safe operation is assured along with low air consumption and noise levels. Safety Air Guns are available with a variety of air nozzles to suit your individual application.


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  Product Spotlight
Image - Custom Solutions for Deep Hole Drilling Up to 12mm Diameters and 100x Diameter Custom Solutions for Deep Hole Drilling Up to 12mm Diameters and 100x Diameter
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  World's First Ultra High-Pressure Deburring System Provides Transferring, Washing and Drying in Single Unit
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Image - Series of Steel Taps, Twist Drills, and End Mills Specially Designed for High-Alloy Materials Series of Steel Taps, Twist Drills, and End Mills Specially Designed for High-Alloy Materials
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  High-Precision 5-Axis Machining Center Features Compact Dimensions to Fit in Any Shop
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Image - Brought the Job Back from China...Saved $1,000,000 Annually! Brought the Job Back from China...Saved $1,000,000 Annually!

Utilizing high density fixtures & and a pallet changer virtually eliminated idle spindle time and ramped up cutter engagement to almost 93%. Mitee-Bite workholding saved $971,400 on the machining of 80,000 connector plates per year. In addition to the savings, "my personal target was to make the connector plates cheaper than our Chinese supplier; the total cost of our part, including material, is $7.31, which is 70 cents cheaper than the parts purchased in China." -- Tom Mueller, Inova Geo


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  New VMC's Compact Design and Cutting-Edge Technology Have Already Made It a Best Seller
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Image - "Docklock" Robot Cell Automatically Switches Workpieces or Toolholders; Offers 26 Hours Automated Production "Docklock" Robot Cell Automatically Switches Workpieces or Toolholders; Offers 26 Hours Automated Production
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  CNC Surface Grinder's Highly Rigid Spindle Produces High-Precision Accuracy
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  Product Focus Award Winner
Product Focus Award Winner Crazy Carbide Milling Cutter Produces Perfect Stainless Steel Finishes

Based on reader interest and analysis from our editorial staff, this article won MAN's Product Focus Award for last month's eNewsletter. We would like to congratulate the winning company. In case you missed it, please click on the headline above to view the article.


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