The Lotus F1 Team invested in six high-performance, cost-effective Mikron HPM 450U 5-axis machine tools with integrated automation to produce its precision, complex F1 car parts in low quantities. These replaced 3-axis milling machines that were not performing at the desired productivity levels.
The 150,000th machine – a DS-30SSY dual-spindle turning center with Y axis – rolled off the Haas production line January 19, 2014,
Hwacheon Machinery America has appointed Robert Nedler to the position of vice president of sales.
Hyundai WIA announces the appointment of John Crean to national sales manager.
Two new 4+1 axis vertical machining centers from Hardinge are designed to achieve maximum capacity and performance in the job shop, OEM, aerospace, medical, electronic, defense, automotive and power generation industries, as well as many other manufacturing sectors.
VMC B series machine tools from SMTCL Americas are made of cast steel to machine workpieces up to 1,200 mm with speed and precision.
The Tongtai TMV-510G machining center from Absolute Machine Tools has features provided specifically for graphite machining, with an arm-type ATC that keeps tools away from contamination and out of the work zone, and a standard full cover on top of the machine contains dust.