Production Machining

APR 2018

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Acquisition Lifts Partnership The Ceratizit Group, headquartered in Mamer, Luxembourg, has acquired the Komet Group, headquartered in Besigheim, Germany, effective October 12, last year. The transaction is still subject to the approval of the antitrust authorities. "The disruptive changes in the market environment pose enormous challenges for Komet. The acquisition by Ceratizit now from turning and milling to the complete machining of holes. :: KOMET of America Inc. 800-865-6638, :: CGTech Celebrates 30 Years in Business CGTech, the developer of Vericut soft- ware, is celebrating three decades of being in business. Headquartered in Irvine, California, with 10 wholly-owned subsid- iaries to support customers worldwide, the company is releasing CNC simulation and optimization technologies faster than ever before. "CGTech may have started 30 years ago, but we continue coming out with new products while enhancing our core capabilities," says CGTech's President Jon Prun. "Vericut development is driven by our customers' needs, and we always encourage input from users and partners. We host about 50 free Vericut user group meetings worldwide each year to gather valuable customer feedback." :: CGTech 949-753-1050, :: Strausak Inc. Appoints President The Rollomatic Group has appointed Joe Kane as president of Strausak Inc. Mr. Kane will be based in the company's North America office located in Mundelein, Illinois, alongside Rollomatic Inc. and will focus on accelerating Strausak's innova- tion and customer-focused applications in the precision grinding space for the cut- ting tool industry. Mr. Kane comes to Strausak with over 14 years in the manufacturing and quality industry where he began as a Metrology Technician with the United States Marine Corps. :: Rollomatic Inc. 866-713-6398, :: Strausak Inc. 866-713-6398, opens up new opportunities for sustain- able growth," says Dr. Christof Bönsch, CEO of the Komet Group. "The takeover sees the emergence of a new global player with superior technology expertise and broad market access." The Komet brand will play a pivotal role in the Ceratizit Group's cutting tools strategy. Going forward, customers will have a partner in cutting tools technology, If you are micro-machining with your standard spindle, you are simply not optimizing your micro tool investment. The smaller the diameter, the faster a tool needs to run. RPM and accuracy are the rules of the game with micro-machining. NSK has the spindles that you need to maximize tool life and increase productivity. 1800 Global Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192 Phone: (847) 843-7664 | Toll Free: (800) 585-4675 | Fax: (847) 843-7622 | HES810-BT40 Are you getting full capacity out of your tools? R edefining P roductive M achining NEWS 14 PRODUCTION MACHINING :: APRIL 2018

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