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.
Face Time - The definition of value encompasses more than the initial cost of metalworking products, says Gene Huegin, president of Pferd Inc.
From the Senior Editor - In a matter of nine months, 3D-metal-printed parts went from prototype to flight critical.