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June 04, 2014 - Volume 08 Issue 11
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Image - Laser Cutting Shop Finds New Way to Keep Its Cool Under Pressure of a Sudden Shutdown Laser Cutting Shop Finds New Way to Keep Its Cool Under Pressure of a Sudden Shutdown
The story is all too familiar. Your best customer places an important order for a part that is needed as soon as possible. You give the company a firm delivery date and don't foresee any problem getting the job done on time. The raw materials are there and the job is set up and running fine when suddenly, disaster strikes! Half-way through the production run, the machine grinds to a screeching halt and refuses to budge. That's exactly what happened to Lasercraft Inc. of Fairfield, OH, manufacturers of precision laser-cut metal parts.
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Image - "American" Manufacturer "Trims" Number of Production Errors Thanks to Management Software
Metal component manufacturer, American Trim, OH, has used Factivity's management software to streamline the production process. The "Earn a Label" solution has been especially beneficial in nearly eliminating human error in labeling parts.
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  Industry News
Image - Fastener-Installation Press Upgraded with New Optical Sensor for Faster Setup Fastener-Installation Press Upgraded with New Optical Sensor for Faster Setup
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  No Cap on "Thinking" -- 2 More Companies Join Partners in THINC
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Image - New Spindle Down Machine Featured at 20th Anniversary Event New Spindle Down Machine Featured at 20th Anniversary Event
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  Advanced Waterjet Technology Provides Laser Height Sensing Accuracy to Within 0.004 Inch
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  New Generation Coordinate Measuring Machine Now Offers 8 Different Measuring Ranges
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  Innovative Twin Turret Grinder Performs OD and ID Grinding, Process Diameters, and Faces in Single Fixturing
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  New 32mm Swiss-Type Lathe Features 9 Total Axes and 33 Tools
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