Production Machining

DEC 2018

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Index Receives MM Innovations Award At AMB 2018 in September in Stuttgart, Germany, Index Corp. received the MM Award for the innovations found in its new MS22-L multi-spindle lathe. Presented by the German industrial magazine, MM Machine Market, this award recognizes innovations in the areas of metal machin- ing and supporting technologies. Five companies were recognized across four categories for their innovative contribu- tions to the industry. In the machine tools category, the award was given to Index for its new MS22-L multi-spindle automatic lathe with Swiss-type functionality. This ma- chine is the world's first multi-spindle automatic lathe to enable simultane- ous machining of long turned parts on six spindles, offering two tool carriers per spindle station, according to Index. Ad- ditionally, the machine allows cut-off and rear-end machining operations via its swiv- eling synchronous spindle. Incorporation of driven tools also enables drilling and milling operations. :: Index Corp. 317-770-6300, indextraub.com :: Alro Steel Acquires Sedalia Steel Supply Alro Steel Corp. (Jackson, Michigan) has ac- quired certain assets of Sedalia Steel Supply. This includes Sedalia Steel Supply in Sedalia, Missouri, and Camdenton Steel Supply in Camdenton, Missouri. Alro Steel hopes to grow its business as a result of the acquisition. Alro Steel distributes metals, industrial sup- plies and plastics, offering cut-to-size metals and plastics with next-day delivery to more than 25,000 customers in North America. :: Alro Steel 888-888-2576, alro.com :: Seco Tools Names New Manager of Engineering Services Seco Tools has named Tyler Martin as its new manager of engineering services. Formerly the manager of technical services, Mr. Mar- tin oversaw the Technical Center at Seco's headquarters. In addition to the Technical Center, Mr. Martin will now manage Seco's engineered solutions team, working closely with customers to assist in the development of fully optimized manufacturing processes. Mr. Martin initially joined Seco as a techni- cal specialist, focusing on outside sales, before earning promotion to Seco Technical Educa- tion Program (STEP) technician in March 2011. For more than six years, Mr. Martin ran benchmark tests, evaluated new products and demonstrated techniques to students in STEP courses. :: Seco Tools LLC 248-528-5200, secotools.com/us Electric Spindles for Micro Medical Parts Manufacturing Flange and Straight Motors/Spindles Available in: ø19.05mm (.75") | ø20mm | ø22mm | ø25mm • Maximum Speed 80,000 rpm • Maximum Output 150W • Accuracy Less than 1 µm • Compact Design for Swiss Style CNC Machines www.NSKAmericaCorp.com 1800 Global Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192 Phone: (847) 843-7664 | Toll Free: (800) 585-4875 | Fax: (847) 843-7622 info@nskamericacorp.com HIGH SPEED & ULTRA PRECISION NEWS 14 PRODUCTION MACHINING :: DECEMBER 2018

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