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January 21, 2015 - Volume 09 Issue 02
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Image - Modular Production Line System Provides Flexibility and Profit for Auto Supplier Modular Production Line System Provides Flexibility and Profit for Auto Supplier
Automotive suppliers often face a dilemma: They need to maximize production in order to realize their narrow profit margins; but they don't profit by relying on dedicated machines. This does not have to be the case, as in the example of a Licon production line system at Plauen Automobile Technology GmbH.
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Vital 85-year-old crane now a video star in underground New York power plant that Hitler's spies couldn't kill.
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  Industry News
Image - Partnership to Provide Guaranteed Quality and Shorter Lead Times on New Solid Carbide Tooling Partnership to Provide Guaranteed Quality and Shorter Lead Times on New Solid Carbide Tooling
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  New, Revised Guide a Must-Read for Anyone Interested in Laser Safety
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  New Y-Axis Attachment Brings Off-Centerline Turning, Milling, and Drilling to VTC
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  Product Spotlight
Image - Strong, Low-Profile Fixture Clamps Now Available in a Modular System Strong, Low-Profile Fixture Clamps Now Available in a Modular System
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  Floating Self-Clinching Nuts Designed for Flexibility in Stainless Steel Assemblies
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  New User-Friendly EDM Machines Feature No-Flush Technology and Zero-Electrode Wear
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  Redesigned Knotted-Wire Cup Brush Ideal for Cleaning Metal Surfaces
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  New 5-Axis Grinder Brings Flexibility and Precision to High-Volume Production
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Image - New Operator Panels for High-End CNC Applications Provide 40% Energy Savings New Operator Panels for High-End CNC Applications Provide 40% Energy Savings
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  Automatic Maxi Washer Ideal for Cleaning Long Parts or High Volume of Smaller Parts
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