A little primer for those not in the know.

What are CNC machines? The CNC machines are widely used machines and are used almost in all branches of “applied mechanics”. Until the ’80s they were only used for industrial and precision machining. Today, there are “flexible” machine tools that make it possible to produce special products on demand via numerical control based on an […] continue reading

Finding talent has never been more important…

Photo: Aimee Giordano working at Tier ONE. Talent with disabilities have a wide range of education, degrees, professional certifications, work experience and skills. Still keeping manufacturers up at night is the search for talent; especially workers with specialized skills. This need has driven companies to look outside the regular channels for workers.  One organization that […] continue reading

Fastest Land Vehicle?

We know our precision machined parts have gone into space. Maybe we should add “fastest land vehicle in the world” to our list? The supersonic Bloodhound vehicle which aims to break the land speed record is urgently looking for new investors so it can complete its task. Bristol-based Bloodhound Programme Ltd has gone into administration […] continue reading

Tooling and Machining Assoc. Appoints Dean Bartles President

The National Tooling and Machining Association announced today the appointment of Dean Bartles, PhD as its new President. “Dean Bartles brings to NTMA a deep understanding of our industry and its importance to the economy” Bartles brings to NTMA almost four decades of experience in the manufacturing sector, most recently as the Director of the […] continue reading

Nice to see.

First woman completes Monroe Manufactures Jobs program and is honored with $1,500 check The first woman to complete the Monroe Manufactures Jobs mold making program was honored with a $1,500 check from Monroe County on Thursday.  Greece resident Niayah Blair doesn’t fit the historical mold for her industry — a male-dominated profession.  “I love it,” Blair said. “I’m really excited to […] continue reading

Official: Machining program a path to high-paying jobs

Submitted photo Ashland Community & Technical College is enrolling students for the fall semester for its machining program. Fall classes begin on Aug. 13. The deadline to apply for admission is Monday, July 30. ASHLAND, Ky. — Ashland Community & Technical College says its computerized manufacturing and machining program provides students with the training necessary to […] continue reading

If you happen to be at the AMB 2018.

The display of machines at the Jones & Shipman Hardinge booth at AMB include the Kellenberger 100 platform concept cylindrical grinding machine and two Hardinge Super Precision turning and turn/grinding CNC centres. Among the machining centres at the Jones & Shipman Hardinge‘s booth at AMB in Hall 5, Booth B80, is the Kellenberger 100, a […] continue reading

Always great to see groups in the chain working together…

The Columbiana County Career and Technical Center in Lisbon, Ohio is renovating a machining lab for next school year and thanks to a $200,000 grant, they will now be able to obtain more of the expensive equipment needed to fill that space up. Assistant Superintendent Jeremy Corbisello said the CCCTC has been notified that the […] continue reading