The $166 million in cutting tool orders was down 2.7 percent from July and 3 percent from a year earlier.
The $170 million in orders was down 1.1 percent from June, but up 1.5 percent from a year earlier.
The Canadian tooling, cutting and grinding manufacturer strategically complements the power tools business of Apex.
The winner of the Chipmaker Challenge contest at IMTS will walk away with their choice of a brand new Hurco VMX42i CNC mill or TM8i lathe, along with the Sandvik Coromant tooling of their choice.
Manfred Lenz has transitioned from senior technical specialist to manager of drilling products to expand the technical knowledge of the marketing team.
The CoroMill 176 range of full profile hobs from Sandvik Cormant is ideal for roughing, semi-finishing and finishing operations on both hobbing machines and multi-task machines/five-axis machining centers.
The PWS Shoulder Milling Cutting Series from Sumitomo is an excellent roughing tool that takes heavy depths of cut and punishment in various materials and still provides excellent tool life.
The BN7000 from Sumitomo Electric Carbide provides excellent wear and thermal crack resistance in the high speed machining of grey cast iron.