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Replace or Repair Your CNC Machine

CNC machines aren’t unlike most other tools or pieces of equipment. They have parts that can wear due to over-use and age. If your CNC machine has served you well for a number of years and is showing signs of... Continue Reading →

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4 Reasons to Buy Either a Horizontal or Vertical Machining Center

CNC machining centers are the core workhorses of many shops. When used to their maximum potential, vertical and horizontal machining centers fill very different roles.  So, what are some reasons that a shop would choose either a horizontal or vertical... Continue Reading →

The History of Haas Machines

Gene F. Haas founded Haas Automation in 1983 to manufacture machine tool accessory tooling. The company entered the machine tool industry with the first fully automatic, programmable collet indexer. Over the next four years...

Industry Publications

Adhesives and Sealants Industry Adhesives & Sealants Industry magazine offers useful information targeted toward global manufacturers, formulators and end users of adhesives and sealants. ASI presents real-world solutions to processing, manufacturing and application problems, and covers key issues such as environmental regulation, legislative... Continue Reading →

4 Tips for buying used CNC machines

Buying a used CNC machine is a very attractive idea. You can save a large amount of money vs. buying a new machine, and often you will find that the seller is willing to throw in tooling and accessories for... Continue Reading →

2016 Feb Manufacturing Events

Follow us for latest manufacturing news : Welcome to 2016!! Here's our monthly calendar of manufacturing industry events, webinars, trade shows, conferences, machine tool auctions, and more! AeroDef Manufacturing  FEB/08 - FEB/11/2016  Long Beach, CA American Contract Manufacturers Association - AmCon FEB/16... Continue Reading →

Section 179 Tax Deductions

  Quick glance at Section 179 Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment and/or software purchased or financed during the tax year instead of capitalizing and depreciating assets over the year.... Continue Reading →

Doosan Puma Evolution

In 2007, newly formed Doosan Infracore Machine Tools had an image issue. As with cars and electronics, machine tools built in Korea were often viewed as the "cheap" alternative to their Japanese counterparts. Doosan wanted to increase sales of high-end... Continue Reading →

Here are some of the latest metal-fabricating technology introduced on FabTech Chicago 2015.  

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