Production Machining

APR 2018

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Helping Precision Machine Shops Be More ProducƟ ve and Profi table 22 PRODUCTION MACHINING :: APRIL 2018 6880 West Snowville Road, Suite 200 • Brecksville, Ohio 44141 Phone: 440-526-0300 • Fax: 440-526-5803 Website: pmpa.org © 2 0 1 8 P M P A PMPA members support one another through email Listserves, where they can solve problems, share advice, sell excess material and equipment and learn about new developments and opportunities. Here is a list of topics that were recently discussed: HOT TOPICS • Copper tubing source • Tapping on a Davenport • Grinding versus burnishing • Thread specifi cations • Surface fi nish on 1020 steel • Hard turning • Fracturing drill bits • Straightness of cold fi nished bars • Tapping cycle time calculation • Skiving best practices 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. National Technical Conference April 21-24, 2018 Crowne Plaza – Chicago O'Hare Rosemont, Illinois PMPA Annual Meeting October 4-7, 2018 The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes Orlando, Florida SAVINGS PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO ENHANCE YOUR PROFITABILITY PMPA savings programs provide members with substantial discounts to enhance profi tability. Discounts on supplies, freight, legal assistance and insurance provide high ROI to your company. In fact, your investment in a membership with PMPA will pay for itself many times over. Our affi nity programs alone can pay for your dues. MEMBER VALUE 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 intelligence reports, "NextGen" leadership and much more. PMPA TRIAL OFFER—WHAT DO YOU GET? • 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 – Assists with a range of technical, regulatory, quality and commercial issues, and only a phone call or email away • Savings and Discounts – On MRO supplies through Grainger, freight through Partnership and payroll services through Ahola (these savings can repay your dues investment instantly) NOT A MEMBER YET? SET UP YOUR COMPANY FOR SUCCESS Call Monte Guitar at 440-526-0300 or email him at mguitar@pmpa.org for a trial membership offer. JOIN PMPA—FIND OUT WHAT YOU'RE MISSING PMP CLENDR " " I didn't have anyone to mentor me when I was moving up in the company. PMPA really facilitated my growth through those resources. I learned more about the industry from reading those technical documents than any class I took in college. Bill Cox, President and CEO, Cox Manufacturing Co.

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