Production Machining

NOV 2017

Production Machining - Your access to the precision machining industrial buyer.

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NEWS CW North America Buys Drake Manufacturing Services On Aug. 8, following a three-month receivership, a U.S. Federal Court Judge issued an order to approve the sale of the assets of Drake Manufacturing Services Co., LLC and its affiliated companies to Drake Manufacturing Acquisition LLC, which is owned by CW North America Inc. A strategic partnership with Drake and CW Bearing Group, a bearing manufac- turer, will allow Drake to continually serve its customer base wherever it is located. Following the acquisition, taking care of employees, customers and vendors are a priority for company leadership. Drake will continue to operate from its current loca- tion in Warren, Ohio, with plans to bring back all employees who have been tempo- rally laid-off during this difficult time. :: Drake Manufacturing Services Co. LLC 330-847-7291, :: Women in Manufacturing Hosts Annual WiM Summit According to Women in Manufacturing (WiM), more than 150 U.S. manufac- turing companies sponsored employee attendance at the 7th annual WiM Summit, Sept. 13-15 in Hartford, Con- necticut. Several hundred manufacturing professionals participated in plant tours, listened to keynote speakers, attended round-table discussions, networked with peers and more. :: Women in Manufacturing :: MakeTime Launches Shop Advantage Program MakeTime launched its MakeTime Shop Advantage Program at PM's sister publica- tion's Top Shops Conference in Indianapo- lis, Indiana. Todd Pritts, chief product officer, says "MakeTime's mission has always been to refuel U.S. manufacturing," he says. "We started by building technology that makes it easier for manufacturers to get parts made with American suppliers; now we can go one step further and provide American suppliers access to the tools they need to get ahead, and stay ahead, of the technology curve in the global manufacturing climate." Through the program, machine shops will be given access to special offerings for cutting tools, CAD/CAM software, computer hardware, CNC machine tool and manufacturing equipment financing and more. All machine shops based in the U.S. are eligible for qualification when they create a free account on MakeTime. :: MakeTime Inc. 844-625-3846, High Production, Accuracy, Enhanced Flexibility and Versatility These are the requirements Mikron customers have learned to expect from our machining systems. With nearly a century of experience, Mikron understands the importance of providing machining systems and tooling for its customers to machine up to several million compo - nents per year dependably, accurately and quickly – with an exceptional return-on-investment. Mikron machining systems can replace several machining or turning centers which reduces the cost per part in high volume machining. Mikron Corp. Monroe Monroe, CT 06468 / USA Tel. +1 203 261 31 00 :: 13

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