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April 01, 2020 - Volume 14 Issue 07
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Failing to stay ahead of the latest technology trends can put your organization at risk. However, investing in the latest tech tools doesn't always guarantee a smooth implementation either. Going from manual processes to technology-aided operations is no easy transition. You will encounter roadblocks. Resistance to change and ill-equipped managers and front-line staff are some of the things you can expect. Change management strategy is the key to getting the most out of your investment.


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We hope and pray this eNewsletter finds you, your family and your team safe and well.


The staff here at Nelson Publishing is working hard to continue to serve the needs of our readers during this challenging time, while keeping our employees safe. We will be working from remote locations as we continue to publish Tooling & Production (T&P), Modern Applications News (MAN), and Manufacturing Center Product Spotlight on their regular schedules.


We will continue to provide the latest news and product releases from the machine tool/metalworking industries, especially any information that may help companies during these unprecedented times.


In that spirit, if your company is offering a free service, product, or idea to help others in our industry deal with this pandemic, we are happy to offer free advertising or editorial space to help you get your message out. Please contact Bob West at bwest@nelsonpub.com if you are interested in this offer.


Again, as this crisis evolves, our goal will be to provide you with useful information and our hope is that you stay safe and healthy.


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EXAIR's Chip Vac picks up dry or wet chips and delivers them directly to an ordinary open-top drum. The Chip Vac is used to clean chips from fixtures, floors and work surfaces of machining centers, lathes, saws and other equipment.


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  Featured Articles
Image - COVID-19 Pandemic Will Force Manufacturers Around the World to Radically Rethink How They Operate and Embrace Technological Investment COVID-19 Pandemic Will Force Manufacturers Around the World to Radically Rethink How They Operate and Embrace Technological Investment
COVID-19 will no doubt have a profound impact on technologies, markets, companies, and, of course most importantly, people's lives. ABI Research Analysts have produced a whitepaper on the likely short-and long-term impacts the global pandemic will have on manufacturing and other end markets, and they provide some guidance that can help you navigate the road ahead.
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Image - Tips on Successfully Implementing ERP Software from an Aerospace/Automotive Supplier Tips on Successfully Implementing ERP Software from an Aerospace/Automotive Supplier
Sharp Tooling Solutions specializes in the design and construction of fixtures, assembly tooling, tooling models and more for the automotive, aerospace and defense industries. The Romeo, Michigan plant successfully implemented ERP software in 2019 and now they're sharing their insights and recommendations with other plants looking to improve their operation the same way.
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  Industry News
Image - Free WiFi Management and Security Tools to Remote Workforces in Response to COVID-19 Free WiFi Management and Security Tools to Remote Workforces in Response to COVID-19
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  New Podcast Details How Modular Fixturing is a Game Changer for Metrology Labs
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  Stratasys Builds 150 Company Coalition to Ramp Up Production of 3D-Printed Personal Protection Equipment
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Image - To Help Fight COVID-19, Celeritive Technologies Offers Free VoluMill Software to Help Medical Device Manufacturers To Help Fight COVID-19, Celeritive Technologies Offers Free VoluMill Software to Help Medical Device Manufacturers

It has been an extraordinary few weeks as our world faces historic challenges with the growing coronavirus pandemic. Amid the stress and uncertainty, it's never been more critical for businesses to come together and fight this pandemic. If you work at a manufacturing facility that is machining prismatic parts used to combat the coronavirus or providing medical supplies for patients and doctors, we are willing to provide your company with assistance and software at no cost.


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  Product Spotlight
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  Lasersonic Cutting System Provides High-Quality Sheet Metal Cutting with Minimal Manual Intervention
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  New Turning Technology Enables Just ONE Tool to Complete ALL Turning Operations
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Image - New Cobot Works Closely with Humans without Additional Safety Features -- Saves Space and Cost New Cobot Works Closely with Humans without Additional Safety Features -- Saves Space and Cost
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  Roll Form Taps Improve Surface Quality, Increase Thread Strength
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  Low-Foaming, Water-Miscible Coolant Extends Tool Life without Corrosion Problems
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