Mike Riley takes a few moments to think about a future of new digital marketplaces where, instead of people simply shopping for products online, they instead design and build the exact products they want. Talk about mass customization.
Metal Forming & Fabricating
METAL FORMING & FABRICATING ARTICLES
If beveling has typically been an afterthought in your shop, Tony Mirisola of TRUMPF explains how it could actually be costing you more in terms of quality and time than you realize, then examines some considerations about the beveling process and the equipment you should use that could improve your competitive advantage.
Northeastern Manufacturing and Sales was able to grow its large fabrication business by investing in a rugged 1000 ton, 22 ft K Series press brake from Pacific Press Technologies that uses the latest in optional fabricating equipment numerical controls to increase reliability and capacity and reduce operating costs.
METAL FORMING & FABRICATING INDUSTRY NEWS
MSC sponsors Team Spork in the 2013 FIRST Robotics Competition.
John Manzi will be responsible for all sales and operations that deliver medical and surgical devices, precision stampings, micro moldings and surface finishing solutions from ten PEP manufacturing locations in the U.S., Mexico, Dominican Republic, and China.
METAL FORMING & FABRICATING PRODUCTS
The innovative automation and amazing speeds of the new ByAutonom 3015 CO2 laser cutting system from Bystronic not only shortens part processing cycle times, they also significantly reduce the labor tasks associated with laser setups and manned operations.
The TruBend 5130 press brake from TRUMPF offers flexibility for fabricators looking to bend a variety of parts. Whether the parts are large or small, complex or simple, the patented ACB measuring technique ensures that the bending angles are correct, right from the start.
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