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Design, Engineering, and Innovation: How U.S. …

Design, Engineering, and Innovation: How U.S. …

Jan 15, 2015

“Design, Engineering, and Innovation: How U.S. Manufacturing is Beating Cost Challenges” By Mark Shortt, Design-2-Part Magazine Problem solving, a longtime strength of U.S. engineering and manufacturing companies, is pivotal in helping them beat cost challenges and develop innovative new technologies. There’s no getting around the reality that...

Companies Tiptoe Back Toward ‘Made in the U.S.A.’

Companies Tiptoe Back Toward ‘Made in the U.S.A.’

Jan 14, 2015

By James R. Hagerty and Mark Magnier, Wall Street Journal For years, the U.S. has ceded more and more of its manufacturing to low-cost corners of the global economy. Some firms now want to come home PITTSBURGH—Thorley Industries LLC began planning several years ago to launch a baby car seat with a set of electronic controls and a potential novelty: The...

The Heat Is On Difficult-to-Machine Metals

The Heat Is On Difficult-to-Machine Metals

Jan 13, 2015

By Jim Lorincz, Manufacturing Engineering Successful machining depends on making the right engineered tooling choices Cutting tool manufacturers call on a lot of tribal knowledge to help their customers find the most productive machining solutions for processing difficult-to-machine materials. Manufacturers in industries that are big users of titanium,...

Made in America – Aero Metals (IN)

Made in America – Aero Metals (IN)

Jan 12, 2015

Aero Metals, Inc. is another preferred American supplier of contract manufacturing services you will find only at a Design-2-Part trade show at www.d2p.com. Precision Metal Castings – Produced in Net- or Near-Net Finished Detail. If you have a metal component or assembly on the drawing board with detail, complexity or tight, safety-critical tolerances...

Job shop cuts CNC programming time

Job shop cuts CNC programming time

Jan 9, 2015

By Manufacturing Group, Aerospace Manufacturing and Design New software speeds Honeycutt’s milling productivity up to 20%. Honeycutt Manufacturing Inc.’s CNC programming system was showing its age. It was difficult to use and presented particular difficulties in programming mill-turn machines. Company engineers selected Delcam’s FeatureCAM CNC programming...

Manufacturing 2015: 7 Thought Leaders Share…

Manufacturing 2015: 7 Thought Leaders Share…

Jan 8, 2015

“Manufacturing 2015: 7 Thought Leaders Share Their Predictions” By Patricia Moody, Blue Heron Journal, IndustryWeek It was the year 2000, and we three manufacturing geeks — we called ourselves the “White Socks Guys — were the skunks at the garden party, an Aspen futurist gathering of experts drawn from politics, the media and...