Creative Shop Solutions

Safety gets smart

New safety systems promise to do a number of things well, most importantly, provide heightened security for machine operators

Coining a cause

Symbolic products from Osborne are becoming staples for safety-incentive programs

The speed of success

In a fast-paced metals industry, it can pay to slow down and examine product development

Rebuilding the classics

VX CAD/CAM Software helps The Healey Werks produce classic cars better than new

Software adds to the bottom line

ERP software can play a vital role in streamlining operations, increasing profits and lowering costs

One-pass processing

A grinding and deburring machine saves time, funds and energy for job shops

Sum of its parts

Automated, hands-free entry systems from Kent/Tesgo help Lock Joint Tube increase safety, efficiency

Accurate inspection

Verisurf’s metrology software verifies parts for job shops, reducing costs and lead time

Smooth operations

Hydraulic presses run faster, smoother and more efficiently with motion control systems

One-stop shop

A manufacturer gains equipment, service and support from one machine tool dealer

Real-time data

Ace Clearwater performs end-to-end business planning with a next-generation ERP system

Simple software

Automated software saves time, money and materials while simplifying production for job shops

A wider scope

InterTest Inc.

Productivity through software

Coil handling controllers and software keep productivity high while dramatically reducing scrap

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The FMI in team

FMI Dahlstrom uses its unique position within the Formtek Group to provide customers with customized coil processing solutions

All systems go

A new book from Phil Simon succeeds at explaining new system failures

Functional & fetching

Deburring equipment gives aluminum fire trucks attractive interiors

Brighter metal processing

CAD/CAM software sheds new light for photography equipment manufacturer

Staying flat

New leveling equipment keeps material flat, which adds benefits to processing

Road to victory

Faro congratulates Pratt & Miller on Le Mans 24 Hours win

Greater press control

Closed-loop control system offers flexibility and precision for deep-draw stamping press

A better finish

Clearing the air

Sweeper manufacturer implements filtration system from Great Lakes Air Technologies

The next generation of press brake tooling

Rotational dies increase productivity, reduce costs

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