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Laser Technology

Tuesday | 20 January, 2015 | 2:49 pm

The jewel of sheet metal

Turning a failed shop into a lean venture

Wednesday | 10 December, 2014 | 2:39 pm

Bring it on

After a huge jump in fiber laser jobs, metal parts producer justifies a second Trumpf TruLaser

Tuesday | 14 October, 2014 | 10:46 am

Best of both worlds

With new Amada fiber and CO2 systems, a Minnesota fabricator speeds throughput for clients that build structures and make machinery

Monday | 08 September, 2014 | 1:06 pm

Beyond the legacy laser

A Salvagnini fiber laser with material handling gives contract fabricator an edge in cutting multiple metals

Monday | 04 August, 2014 | 10:47 am

Clean cut choice

Architectural metal maker eliminates shear work, boosts productivity and opens new markets with fiber laser

Monday | 19 May, 2014 | 9:10 am

Display of power

With an energy-smart laser, Bates Metal augments output of fabricated retail displays, helping clients secure sales

Wednesday | 19 March, 2014 | 10:37 am

Bring on the lasers

Adding two Platino lasers increases radiator manufacturer’s accuracy and product line

Friday | 24 January, 2014 | 2:44 pm

Farming in

Agricultural OEM brings work back in-house with laser cutter, backed by 3-D tube machines

Thursday | 19 December, 2013 | 11:33 am

Abundant opportunities

Adding a new solid-state laser cutter boosts job shop’s productivity as well as sales

Thursday | 24 October, 2013 | 12:51 pm

The path ahead

With only a few years on the scene, fiber lasers are earning their stripes

Tuesday | 17 September, 2013 | 9:18 am

An open & shut case

Combining a new laser cutter with an older material feeder boosts productivity and capacity without breaking the bank

Monday | 19 August, 2013 | 9:50 am

Spatter matters

How a simple, sophisticated add-on is boosting productivity and controlling costs

Friday | 21 June, 2013 | 8:28 am

Security unseen

With micromarking lasers and taggants, one company tailors bespoke QC solutions

Thursday | 16 May, 2013 | 10:00 am

Changing times

Evolution may still be open to debate, but in the world of metalworking, few would argue against the benefits of adaptation

Monday | 29 April, 2013 | 8:53 am

A teaching tool that’s also fun

Have needle-nose pliers, will demonstrate

Wednesday | 13 March, 2013 | 3:01 pm

Breaking the lean barrier

Two manufacturers slash delivery times for parts with Robinson Laser’s online suite

Thursday | 14 February, 2013 | 10:51 am

The cutting & punching edge

Integrated technology boosts productivity and keeps fabricator competitive

Tuesday | 22 January, 2013 | 11:43 am

Moving fabrication in-house, step by step

Commitment, a strong underlying work ethic and buying good equipment foster fabricator’s growth and success

Wednesday | 12 December, 2012 | 4:05 pm

Doubling up

Fabricator satisfies electrical enclosure standards and cuts costs with two lasers

Tuesday | 13 November, 2012 | 1:19 pm

Continuous operation

Fabricator anchors production process with CO2 laser

Monday | 22 October, 2012 | 11:11 am

Capable cutting

An engineering company brings metal fabrication in-house with the help of fiber laser technology

Monday | 17 September, 2012 | 10:00 am

Hot & cold markets

Bringing fabrication in-house is helping Jøtul North America survive business volatility

Thursday | 09 August, 2012 | 9:01 am

Accurate at any size

A laser tracker saves Custom Engineering time and expenses when measuring oversized parts

Wednesday | 16 May, 2012 | 10:45 am

Complementary systems

A new fiber laser paired with existing capabilities enhances productivity at Metko Inc.

Friday | 30 March, 2012 | 3:06 pm

Walking the talk

Manufacturer educates by example and applies lean strategies

Friday | 16 March, 2012 | 11:36 am

Unattended operation

Lights-out manufacturing with an automated laser system helps boost productivity for Anel Corp.

Thursday | 01 March, 2012 | 4:37 pm

Keeping up with growth

When a business grows rapidly, efficient and fast equipment is essential

Friday | 17 February, 2012 | 3:14 pm

Mechanized methods

Job shops use laser automation to cut downtime and boost quality as they grow

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Company Profiles

AIR FILTRATION

HYDRAULIC PRESSES

NESTING SOFTWARE

SERVICE CENTERS

Camfil APC - Equipment Beckwood Press Co. Metamation Inc. Admiral Steel
Camfil APC - Replacement Filters Triform

PLASMA TECHNOLOGY

Alliance Steel
Donaldson Company Inc.

LASER TECHNOLOGY

Messer Cutting Systems Inc.

SOFTWARE

BENDING/FOLDING

AMADA AMERICA, INC.

PLATE

Enmark Systems Inc.
MetalForming Inc. Mazak Optonics Corp. Peddinghaus Lantek Systems Inc.
RAS Systems LLC MC Machinery Systems Inc.

PLATE & ANGLE ROLLS

SigmaTEK Systems LLC

BEVELING

Murata Machinery, USA, Inc. Davi Inc. Striker Systems
Steelmax Tools LLC TRUMPF Inc.

PRESS BRAKE TOOLING

STAMPING/PRESSES

COIL PROCESSING

LINEAR POSITION SENSORS

Mate Precision Tooling AIDA-America Corp.
Bradbury Group MTS Sensors Rolleri USA

STEEL

Burghardt + Schmidt Group

MATERIAL HANDLING

PRESS BRAKES

Alliance Steel
Butech Bliss Fehr Warehouse Solutions Inc. AMADA AMERICA, INC.

TUBE & PIPE

Red Bud Industries UFP Industrial Automec Inc. BLM Group
Tishken

MEASUREMENT & QUALITY CONTROL

MC Machinery Systems Inc. Prudential Stainless & Alloys

CONVEYOR SYSTEMS

Advanced Gauging Technologies SafanDarley

WATERJET

Mayfran International

METAL FABRICATION MACHINERY

PUNCHING

Barton International

DEBURRING/FINISHING

Cincinnati Inc. Hougen Manufacturing Flow International Corporation
ATI Industrial Automation LVD Strippit

SAWING

Jet Edge Waterjet Systems
Lissmac Corp. Scotchman Industries Inc. Behringer Saws Inc.

WELDING

Osborn Trilogy Machinery Inc. DoALL Sawing American Weldquip
SuperMax Tools

METAL FORMING

HE&M Saw Strong Hand Tools
Timesavers FAGOR Arrasate USA Inc. Savage Saws T. J. Snow Company

 

MetalForming Inc.

 

 

 

MICROFINISHING TOOLS

 

 

 

Titan Tool Supply Inc.

 

 


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