Metal Forming & Fabricating, Roll Forming
From product design and prototyping to metal fabrication and assembly, companies need an expert, all-in-one supply chain partner to help them take their business strategy to the next level.
Machine Controls, Metal Cutting
On both the shop floor and in production planning, the newly developed VNCK feature and its virtual validation of part and process can improve efficiencies. 
The entire machining process chain can now be run in art-to-part simulation, with feedback and corrections made from end-to-end.
Welding, Welding Guns/Torches
Knowing some basic details about fume extraction guns, as well as good technique for using them, can help welding operators gain the best performance from this equipment. 
Knowing some basic details about fume extraction guns, as well as good technique for using them, can help welders gain the best performance from this equipment. 
Environmental Health & Safety
A job shop or steel mill with a reputation of being unsafe may struggle to find local labor and be forced to settle for less desirable job candidates. And it may not be an actual injury, but the perception of injury that triggers damage to a shop or mill’s reputation.
The broader view of business sustainability explores ways to reduce the carbon footprint, use resources more efficiently, and use less resources overall. But most important, it stops wasting precious time, money, and resources on processes that can hurt workers.
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Next Steps in Intelligent Fiber Laser Cutting

This exclusive fiber laser cutting system uses a series of six intelligent setup functions and three intelligent monitoring functions to significantly reduce operator dependency and improve throughput and cut quality.

Big on MIG

Equipment reviews of some of the newest MIG welding systems and accessories for the shop, the field, and for home hobbyists.

Outstanding Cylindrical and Face Grinding Accuracy

The SGU32X100S Cylindrical Grinding Machine from Sy Machinery uses a stable and rigid spindle head, precision wheel head with special hydrostatic bearing and advanced automatic hydrostatical lubrication for extremely smooth movement, added feed accuracy and superior grinding accuracy.

Superior High Speed Aluminum Cutting Performance

The precision grinding techniques and specialized carbide grade of the Cast Master XL band saw blade from Lenox enable longer blade life and smoother cuts for shops that compete in the growing aluminum market.

Simple, Visible Inspection

Take a look at some of the latest advances in quality assurance software to help your shop remain competitive.

The Importance of Air Movement in Metalworking Shops

Air movement is not new, but understanding how it can improve working conditions is bringing a wind of change to industrial facility design and management.

Quickly Restrict Access to Hazardous Areas

The Aisle-Guard safety barricade from North American Safety Products also prevents passage underneath, even at full expansion.

Revolutionary Battery-Operated Lifting Magnet

The BEELiFT from DocMagnet uses push button technology, anti-demag safety mechanism to prevent accidental release of the load, a lithium-ion battery, external battery charger, low battery alarm, tilt sensors, and an auto-on function for remote operation.