Production Machining

NOV 2018

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CMplete Solutions Partners ith Doosan Machine Tools CMplete Solutions Inc. and Doosan Ma- chine Tools merica have joined forces to offer CMplete TruePath to Doosan's ne and existing customers. CMplete TruePath is available for purchase for all Doosan milling machines. Equipping Doosan's CNC machines ith CMplete's verification, postprocessing and simulation softare ill save users time and money, according to the companies. CMplete TruePath is an application that is said to take users from their CM system to their five-axis machine efficiently and safely. Using toolpath data from most CM systems, TruePath's customizable postprocessor allos users to output NC programs the ay you need, ith no on-machine editing required. Five-axis simulation, visualization and verification tools give confidence of knoing ho a machine ill behave before a single line of G code is run. :: CMplete Solutions Inc. 519-725-2557, camplete.com :: Doosan Machine Tools merica 973-618-2500, doosanmachinetools.com . :: Okuma elcomes Open Mind Technologies to Partners in THINC Open Mind Technologies has joined Part- ners in Thinc. Open Mind's focus on CM topics as ell as an open attitude to ne technologies make it easier for customers to achieve quality, time and cost enhance- ments. HyperMill is a CM solution ith 2.5D, 3D, five-axis milling and turning strategies, as ell as specialty applications, that are all available on one interface. Okuma merica Corp. and Open Mind collaborate on four- and five-axis projects using multi-function, mill-turn and hybrid technology. The poer of this partner- ship results in significant improvements in precision, reliability, quality and increased productivity for customers. LNS cquires ChipBlaster The LNS Group has acquired ChipBlaster Inc. the maker of high pressure coolant systems, coolant chillers, cyclonic filtration systems and other machine tool peripherals. Jeff McMullen, LNS merica CEO, says, "t LNS, e plan to leverage our global sales and service netork to sell ChipBlaster's technological products on a orldide basis. common thread running through both companies is the goal of helping manufacturers optimize the efficiency of their machine tools to improve performance, productivity and profitability." In 2016, a large addition as made to ChipBlaster's Meadville, Pennsylvania, facility to meet increasing demand. Current plans are for the busi- ness to continue operating from this location under present management. :: ChipBlaster Inc., 800-241-3163, chipblaster.com :: LNS merica Inc., 513-528-5674, lns-america.com :: Open Mind Technologies US Inc. 888-516-1232, openmind-tech.com :: Partners in Thinc 704-587-6789, okuma.com/ partners-in-thinc :: Methods Machine Tools ppoints Ne Product Manager Methods Machine Tools Inc. announced that Sergio Tondato has been appointed as Nakamura-Tome product manager. Mr. Tondato stepped into the role as Richard Parenteau, director of application develop- ment for Nakamura-Tome, retired from Methods after 29 years of service ith the company. Jerry Rex, president and CEO, says, "e are looking forard to Sergio bringing his machine tool knoledge in addition to his prior experience ith Methods, to our key Nakamura multitasking turning centers line." Mr. Tondato's background in the ma- chine tool and manufacturing industries spans over 28 years. Prior to joining Methods, he held various positions such as director of sales ith FNUC merica Corp., regional manager for a produc- tion machining company and applications engineering manager for the Methods' Michigan office. :: Methods Machine Tools Inc. 978-443-5388, methodsmachine.com :: Joe Gibbs Racing Team Extends Partnership ith Mahr Mahr Inc. extended the company's long- standing technology partnership ith Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) for another three years. This partnership ensures the quality of designs for its racing teams through the use of metrology. Over the last 16 years, the company has delivered parts to poer JGR. JGR's 400,000-square-foot race shop handles the manufacturing of 90 percent of the race car and motorcycle parts ith almost 2,000 different parts. The Joe Gibbs Racing team leverages Mahr's pre- cision measurement tools to make sure all parts and pieces are being manufactured properly. :: Mahr Inc. 401-784-3100, mahr.com NES 10 PRODUCTION MCHINING :: NOVEMBER 2018

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