Burr King’s VibraKing 200c 20-quart bowl includes a patent-pending chute plug with double seals that guard against leaks during operation. Use for deburring and more in both wet and dry processing.
October 2020 Issue
Safe Shops: Factory Operations in the Pandemic. Until there's a vaccine, fabrication and machining companies must continue taking extra precautions to protect the physical and mental health of employees and their families. We share best practices for floor layout, scheduling, sanitation, testing and monitoring, and communications.
Although a wide variety of sectors were positive in July –– including automotive and medical equipment –– AMT reports the 2020 orders to date of $2 billion is about a quarter down year over year.
FMA has released a report that details salaries and benefits for practically every position in a fabricating or manufacturing company, from CEO to janitor and everything in between. The survey results also provide insight into several HR policies and procedures.
New installations have been down in the U.S., Europe, and China, due to slowdowns in automotive and electrical/electronic sectors, and Covid isn’t helping –– nevertheless, the number of industrial robots operating today has never been higher.
The company’s robotics simulations draw winning accolades in NAM’s Engineering and Production Technology category.
The National Metalworking Reshoring Award is given to two outstanding U.S. companies that brought manufacturing back to America, overcoming obstacles of high wages and complex processes to effectively compete in the global contest for business.
A September Business Conditions Report from the Precision Metalforming Association shows 40% of manufacturers surveyed anticipate an improved economy in the final quarter of 2020.
ASM International’s new reference, in print and at the ASM Digital Library, covers all the current knowledge in AM materials, processes, and applications.
On Oct. 8, a virtual tour at Machine Repair & Design, plus presentations from OMAX management will underscore the versatility of abrasive waterjet technology.