Production Machining

OCT 2016

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22 PRODUCTION MACHINING :: OCTOBER 2016 Helping Precision Machine Shops Be More ProducƟ ve and Profi table 6880 West Snowville Road, Suite 200 • Brecksville, Ohio 44141 Phone: 440-526-0300 • Fax: 440-526-5803 Website: pmpa.org © 2 0 1 6 P M P A PMPA members support one another through PMPA members support one another through email Listserves, where they can solve email Listserves, where they can solve problems, share advice, sell excess material and equipment, and learn about new developments and opportunities. Here is a developments and opportunities. Here is a list of topics that were recently discussed: HOT TOPICS • Vacuum packing machined parts • Vacuum packing machined parts • Tool steel shrinkage in heat treat • Issues with welding specifi c grades of materials • Why 430 Stainless over 304/316 Stainless? • Design of broaching tools • Thread wire holder set recommendations • How much material to leave in hole before reaming • Fire suppression system issues/capabilities • NDT to check internal treads For the latest district/chapter meeting information, please view the "Events" listed on our homepage at pmpa.org. If you have any questions about PMPA conferences or meetings, please contact Monte Guitar, director of technical programs, at 440-526-0300 or mguitar@pmpa.org. Annual Meeting October 21-25, 2016 Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa Resort & Spa Hilton Head, South Carolina National Technical Conference April 23-25, 2017 Greater Columbus Convention Center Columbus, Ohio Management Update Conference March 3-5, 2017 Hilton Nashville Nashville, Tennessee Precision Machining Technology Show April 25-27, 2017 Greater Columbus Convention Center Columbus, Ohio CHALLENGES WE FACE IN OUR INDUSTRY No one wants a visit from OSHA. Are you compliant with the latest regulations? PMPA advocacy addresses the impact of these regulations on our machining companies. As the voice of our industry, we testify on issues and work directly voice of our industry, we testify on issues and work directly with OSHA and other agencies to be your advocate, both locally and nationally, on major issues that could affect locally and nationally, on major issues that could affect your workplace. MEMBER VALUE Listserve/online problem-solving forums, "Find a Supplier" Listserve/online problem-solving forums, "Find a Supplier" feature, material and equipment exchange, member pricing, group discounts, legal advice, grade translator, business trends report, benchmarking, salary survey, business trends report, benchmarking, salary survey, business trends report, benchmarking, salary survey, business trends report, benchmarking, salary survey, business intelligence reports, "NextGen" leadership and much more. intelligence reports, "NextGen" leadership and much more. PMPA TRIAL OFFER—WHAT DO YOU GET? • Benchmarking – Business trends, wage and salary Benchmarking – Business trends, wage and salary information • Listserves – Quick answers to questions on technical, machining, material, quality and management issues • Regulatory Assistance – With emerging OSHA, EPA, RoHS and confl ict mineral issues • Networking – Topical local and national meetings with technical, management and ownership focus • Professional Staff – To assist you with a range of Professional Staff – To assist you with a range of technical, regulatory, quality and commercial issues, technical, regulatory, quality and commercial issues, just a phone call or email away • Savings and Discounts – On MRO supplies through Grainger, freight through Partnership and payroll Grainger, freight through Partnership and payroll services through Ahola (these savings can repay your services through Ahola (these savings can repay your dues investment instantly) ATTENTION CONTRACT MANUFACTURERS! SET UP YOUR COMPANY FOR SUCCESS. Call Monte Guitar at 440-526-0300 or email at mguitar@pmpa.org for a trial membership offer. mguitar@pmpa.org for a trial membership offer. JOIN PMPA—FIND OUT WHAT YOU'RE MISSING PMP CLENDR " " One of the core benefi ts of the association is open sharing, and we have come home from meetings and conferences with so many new ideas about cutting tools and machines, but we've also been able to contribute many ideas as well. We're all competitors, but we're friendly competitors. Edward K. Brooks, co-owner at Huron Automatic Screw Co.

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