Production Machining

DEC 2017

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

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:: The Meaning of the Gardner Business Index If you've been reading PM for a while, you are probably familiar with the Gardner Business Index (see p. 14). Even if you are not familiar with it, learning some background information about what the Index is and why these numbers are important can only be beneficial to your company and the way you do business. Steve Kline Jr., chief data officer at Gardner Intelligence, a division of Gardner Business Media, PM's parent company, demonstrates how the Index reflects changes and patterns in the manufacturing industry in his latest video at To keep our readers updated with the latest economic data in the industry, Gardner Intelligence has ramped up its social media presence to include Twitter and Facebook. Visit and follow/"like" these pages so you don't miss a beat! :: Raw Material Producer Presents Videos, Material Selection Tools Boston Centerless's newly designed website, , has been completely revamped, featuring improved functionality and enriched content areas to help customers fulfill their raw material needs. The website includes videos regarding the importance of straightness, diameter tolerance and roundness on Swiss screw machining operations as well as a variety of tools to assist with material selection. Visitors are encouraged to join the Boston Centerless mailing list to receive important product and service information as it becomes available. :: Website Offers Washing, Deburring Equipment Products and Services Viking Blast & Wash Systems' new website gives information and specifications on all the company's equipment, and users can request additional information about each type of equipment, which consists of blasting machines, heavy-duty parts washers, vibratory/deburring equipment and used equipment, directly from the website. Products can be searched by industry or simply by selecting the type from the drop-down menu on the home page. Parts available from the company are listed as well as the services the company provides, including equipment customization and machine rebuilding. Visit the new website at . 800-654-9399 | 805.523.0004 | Increase programming speed by up to 30% with the new user interface! Try it for free for 30 days! Introducing GibbsCAM 12 The world's easiest-to-use CAM system just got better! Designed for machinists, 3D Systems GibbsCAM 12 puts the tools you need right at your fingertips, boosting your productivity. No matter which CNC machines you have in your shop, GibbsCAM 12 allows you to stop wasting time wrestling with your CAM system and start seeing the benefits of a complete programming system that allows you to send every program to the shop floor with confidence. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 10 PRODUCTION MACHINING :: DECEMBER 2017

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