From the Senior Editor - Work is available but, in certain sectors, those positions remain unfilled because of a lack of qualified candidates. The proverbial skills gap rears its head again.
Guest Editorial - Whether by hand or machine, deburring can be costly when not factored into the manufacturing process early on
From the Publisher - When you look at the numbers for U.S. manufacturing, it’s a bit of a conundrum.
Guest Editorial - Engineers continually find new uses for metals worked since ancient history.
From the Senior Editor - While combing the booths at Fabtech in Las Vegas this past November in the wake of the presidential election, there was a definite buzz in the air.
From the Publisher - Some of the most interesting articles FFJournal has produced over the years have focused on organizations, companies and individuals in the industry that have worked tirelessly to keep American manufacturing alive, while helping to prepare our next generation’s workforce.
Guest Editorial - Successfully creating metal-plastic hybrid components means knowing the benefits and challenges attachment methods may present.
Face Time - 3D printing changes how manufacturers engineer and produce parts, says Trumpf Inc.’s Frank Geyer.
From the Senior Editor - Earning a living can mean something completely different depending on who you talk to. Whether it’s just to get by and hold on until retirement, or make it until the kids are through school, or as a way to define someone’s purpose in life, a job isn’t always “just a job.”
Guest Editorial - Following step-by-step procedures helps fabricators create high-end stainless steel finishes.