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Mike Hook

Mike Hook is the director of sales and marketing for PRAB. Email

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Extend Your Cutting Tool Investment By Up to 25%

PRAB’s Guardian

Cutting tools account for 3% to 5% of manufacturing costs, so anything that extends their life will improve profitability. By minimizing waste and freeing employees to perform higher-value work, automated fluid recycling systems pay for themselves in less than a year.

Cleanliness is a Virtue

This old proverb rings true for your plant more than ever: Take a closer look at how good housekeeping practices positively impact profit, productivity and purpose in metalworking operations.

Critical Thinking: How to Make Chip Removal More Efficient, Effective and Profitable

Not all conveying systems are suited for every scrap-handling application. By using the proper conveyor to quickly transfer scrap and coolant from the machine tool for separation and processing, high volume machine shops can increase part production with less downtime between jobs, create more value for their scrap, and improve revenue by recycling coolant.

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Southeast Design – 2-Part Show
September 11 - 12, 2013
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Mid-Atlantic Design – 2-Part Show
September 25 - 26, 2013
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CMTS of Canada
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Wisconsin Manufacturing and Technology Show
October 8 - 10, 2013
Wisconsin State Fair Park Exposition Center Halls B&C
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Florence, KY
October 15 - 17, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
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November 18 - 21, 2013
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Midwest Design-2-Part Show
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Northern Kentucky Convention Center – Covington, KY
PCD Tool Manufacturing
November 20, 2013
United Grinding North America – Fredricksburg, VA