Multitasking Machines

Going Deep: Oil and Gas

As the oil and gas industry explores new technology to innovate, minimize costs, and help contribute to achieving a lower-emissions environment, equipment and parts suppliers must dig deep to find ways to reduce their costs, improve their delivery times and increase component quality. Here are some of the latest machine tools and other equipment that can help them get the job done.
Multitasking Machines: Articles

Making Step Changes in Productivity

Take a closer look at how these two British suppliers to the oil and gas industry are investing in advanced machining technologies to speed up production, reduce operating costs, ensure higher part quality, and future-proof their manufacturing capabilities to further increase the confidence of their customers.

Under the Hood: Automotive Machining

New powertrain components. More sensors and electronics parts. Increasing part complexity. Difficult to cut materials. Faster delivery. How do automotive suppliers navigate to profitability through this stormy sea of lightweighting and driverless cars? 

Flying High: Aerospace Machine Tools

Competition can be brutal in the aerospace supply chain. To help your shop stay competitive on job bidding, these new machines can hit your bottom line by saving more time and labor, processing ever more complex parts quicker and more accurately – and doing it all with less of that extremely expensive material.

Shoot from the Hip

This orthopedics manufacturer achieves one hit machining in an automated lights-out environment using advanced turn-mill machines that take their custom implants for coated hip replacement to a whole new efficiency.

A New Look at Pipeline Intervention

The DMG Mori machine tools used by Hunting Energy Services play a crucial role in manufacturing well intervention equipment and threaded tubulars for the oil and gas industry.


Multitasking Machines: Industry News

Absolute Machine Tools Acquires Advanced Machinery Solutions

With this deal, Absolute Machine Tools becomes the exclusive importer/distributor of LICO Machinery Company.

Mazak Adds New Technical Center in Texas

The Dallas facility will serve the defense, aerospace, medical, automotive, energy and construction industries.

Multitasking Takes Center Stage

A wide range of Nakamura-Tome multitasking turning centers and strategies for machining precision parts was recently displayed by Methods Machine Tools.


Multitasking Machines: Products

How Additive Multi-Tasking Resets the Bar in Advanced Machining

The new compact VC-500 AM HYBRID Multi-Tasking machine from Mazak combines full 5-axis capability and additive technology to revolutionize product design, reduce time to market and cut research and development costs.

Power for Large Oil and Gas Part Production

The VTC-805E Vertical Traveling Column Machining Center and VARIAXIS i-600 full simultaneous 5-axis Multi-Tasking high speed machine from Mazak bring high versatility and productivity to the production of parts used in oil and gas applications.

Advanced Turnkey Machining Systems for Tough Aerospace Parts

The CUT 200 Dedicated wire EDM and compact Mikron MILL P 800 U ST mill-turn machine from GF Machining Solutions are ideal for boosting efficiency and accuracy in the machining of aircraft parts from advanced materials.