“Lucky for me, I not only found my passion, but the opportunity to support all areas of the business as a key sales person, engineer, R&D inventor, manager and a leader,” Monika says. On top of that, Harmon’s complete support allowed her to develop an entirely new hot runner repair division within the company. “I
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Although Don Tocco, founder and president of D.L. Tocco & Associates, has extensive development experience in automotive manufacturing plants across the U.S., that is not why he’s on this edition of “Autoline After Hours.” Rather, it is because he is an artist. A sculptor, in particular. And Tocco’s busts have a bias
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Women of moldmaking, take note: If you own majority shares in your company and you run that company, you may want to consider having your company certified as a Women Business Enterprise (WBE). A shareholder since the company's founding in 2000, Coleen Felstow became majority shareholder of Imlay City, Michigan-based injection molding company Imlay
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Automotive spending surges, and rapidly growing food/beverage spending also means more packaging. Article: 5/1/2017 Steven Kline, Jr. Director of Market Intelligence, Gardner Business Media Automotive Spending Surges 3 of Last 4 Months The real 10-year treasury rate was 0.92 percent in February, which was a slight decline from the month before and
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With a reading of 54.7, the Gardner Business Index showed that the moldmaking industry grew in March for the seventh time in eight months, although this was the first time in five months that the rate of growth decelerated. Even so, the last time the rate of growth was this fast was three years ago.  New orders increased for the third month in
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Orderfox.com, a global platform that connects CNC manufacturers, buyers and their suppliers, provides a starting point for companies in the sector looking to digitize with a goal to facilitate operations on a global scale through services that generate data.  Blog Post: 10/10/2017 Bart Bishop Assistant Editor, Production Machining
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When you find yourself at a hospital or the doctor’s office, most likely the last thing you’re thinking about is how much waste the healthcare field generates (for good reason, health clearly takes priority over work). But it’s an issue. A big one. According to the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC), U.S. healthcare
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To participate in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo series of races that are held in Europe, Asia, America, and the Middle East, you’ve got to be behind the wheel of, what else?, a Lambo. During the opening race of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe 2017 in Monza at the end of April, Collezione Automobili Lamborghini rolled out with something
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Collaborative efforts among business, government and education can help to ignite more effective learning opportunities that contribute to the more qualified workforce that manufacturing is striving to develop. Blog: 5/3/2017 Chris Felix Senior Editor, Production Machining Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin poses with members of the Ryle High School
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BYK-Gardner introduces the new light booth, Byko-spectra lite, complementing the company’s light booth range with five light sources and a compact design. New Product: 5/2/2017 Edited by Hannah Coombs Assistant Editor, Products Finishing The Byko-spectra lite with its certified consistency helps to evaluate according to all common standards
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BYK-Gardner introduces the new light booth, Byko-spectra lite, complementing the company’s light booth range with five light sources and a compact design. New Product: 5/2/2017 Edited by Hannah Coombs Assistant Editor, Products Finishing The Byko-spectra lite with its certified consistency helps to evaluate according to all common standards
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In the article “Shop Opts for Choice in Swiss Machines,” a Lancaster, Ohio, shop has taken advantage of this choice. The shop’s staff discusses how the choice is made as to which
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Mazak’s North American headquarters, located in Florence, Kentucky, has been manufacturing multitasking, five-axis, turning and milling machines since 1974 and was recently reimagined
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A visit to Akron-based Slice Mfg. Studios is a glimpse into the future of the medical manufacturing industry, with parts being produced through a combination of 3D printing and turning and
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This article is a profile of how MDI’s family has managed the business through good and bad times by keeping up with technologies that deliver results and expanding into new areas to help them
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While the topic of Industry 4.0 took center stage in Hannover at the world’s largest metalworking trade fair, EMO 2017, Gardner's European Correspondent Barbara Schulz was on the lookout for
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