News & Events (Archives: 2010)
September 30th, 2010
Hardinge Inc. announced that the newest version of the Bridgeport GX-1000 40" x 21" vertical machining center to be displayed at IMTS (Booth S8348) has been designed with the Okuma OSP-P200 Control, drives, motors and encoders.
September 9th, 2010
Rem Sales, LLC of Windsor, Connecticut will introduce the S207 Swiss Turn, the newest CNC Precision Automatic Lathe from Tsugami Corporation, at IMTS.
July 26th, 2010
Hexagon Metrology, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of the Endeavor 3 CMM, the next generation of their Endeavor CMM product line. This popular line of vertical coordinate measuring machines introduces new sizes, additional models, improved sensor support, and a boost in accuracy performance from the previous generation.
July 12th, 2010
Hardinge Inc., a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions announces the release of two new Bridgeport 50-taper Vertical Machining Centers to their growing machine tool product line. These new machining centers, the Bridgeport GX 1300-50 and the GX 1600-50 complement the 40-taper models which were released previously.
July 7th, 2010
The Okuma booth, #S8500, will feature the new Multus B750 with 4-meter bed, the LB3000-EX MYW horizontal lathe, the new GENOS M460-VE vertical machining center and 3 automated manufacturing cells as well as a few machines never before seen in the United States. All machines on display will be equipped with peripheral equipment, software and accessories from members of Partners in THINC.
July 2nd, 2010
Hardinge Inc., a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions announced recently the introduction of the GS 51 A Turning Center. The Automation machine is in addition to the GS 51 machine that we released in August of 2009.
June 8th, 2010
Tsugami will debut three new Swiss-style machine tools at IMTS 2010, according to a spokesperson from Rem Sales, the exclusive North American importer of the line of precision machine tools. IMTS will be held September 13 through 18 at McCormick Place in Chicago, with Tsugami/Rem Sales located in Booth S9410 of the South Building.
April 21st, 2010
The new ROMER Absolute Arm is the first portable measuring arm with absolute encoders. This portable CMM can attain high levels of speed and productivity when taking 3D measurements.
May 7th, 2010
(Windsor, CT) Morris Group, Inc. of Windsor, Connecticut is pleased to announce that MP Systems, a supplier of high pressure coolant systems, has joined Partners in THINC. Okuma America Corporation formed Partners in THINC to bring together leading technology providers and to create a partnership that gives customers the lowest cost, best solutions to manufacturing needs.
April 19th, 2010
London, United Kingdom – April 19, 2010 – Hexagon Metrology today announced the release of PC-DMIS 2010, the latest version of its market-leading CAD-based metrology software.
March 31st, 2010
Hardinge Inc. (NASDAQ: HDNG), a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Jones and Shipman (“J&S”), a UK-based manufacturer of grinding and super-abrasive machines and machining systems, for £2 million ($3 million equivalent) from Precision Technologies Group Ltd.
February 10th, 2010
The new DT-1 from Haas Automation, Inc., is a compact, high-speed drill and tap machine with full milling capabilities. The machine features a generous 20" x 16" x 15.5" work cube and 26" x 15" T-slot table, while maintaining a very small footprint.
November 23rd, 2010
Royal Products has introduced an expanded line of Filtermist Mist and Smoke Collectors designed specifically for metalworking machine tools. The Royal Filtermist, with over 125,000 units operating in over 40 countries worldwide, eliminates oil mist and smoke produced in applications such as turning, milling, and grinding. Benefits to shops that equip their machines with the Royal Filtermist include a safer work environment, less machine downtime, and the ability to increase production by running machines at more aggressive speeds and feeds. The Royal Filtermist also helps factories meet OSHA and NIOSH air quality standards.
January 8th, 2010
Tax incentives are available for manufacturers investing in new equipment in 2010. Contact Machinery Finance Resources to learn how these provisions may benefit you.
February 1st, 2010
Rem Sales Announces New, Economic and Capable 20mm Swiss Turns from Tsugami.
March 26th, 2010
Elmira, NY (March 25, 2010): Hardinge announced the release of the T-42 Super Precision® turning center. These models are a replacement for the previous Conquest 42, Conquest T-42, Quest 42, and RS Precision and Super Precision® machines.
April 14th, 2010
Constant improvement is a way of life at Haas Automation. The company is always looking for ways to improve its CNC products and give more value to its customers. Normally, these incremental improvements are rolled into production without fanfare – the customer simply gets a better machine.
Morris Group, Inc. establishes Morris University and names Michael Whitney as Chief Learning Officer. Ensuring the highest quality customer service and support along with employee recruitment and retention are primary goals.
May 18th, 2010
HFO Midwest President Dave Tucker and Vincennes University President Richard Helton have signed an agreement intended to build upon an already successful five year partnership between Haas Automation, HFO Midwest and Vincennes University. Teachers from among the 1400 HTEC schools across the world will be able to come to VU to receive training and earn certifications in CNC programming and machining and related skills, including Mastercam programming.
On Valentine’s Day, 2005, Precision Metal Machining learned that service is another reason they’ll always stay with Okuma. A major power surge exploded every machine that was running. Two days later, some machines were restored. Within 10 days, all were back in operation. They made all of their scheduled deliveries.
Morris Group, Inc. announces the appointment of Chris Stine as Executive Vice President. Mr. Stine will join the executive management team where he will have an active role in both operational and strategic leadership for Morris Group and its divisions.
The ability to turn and mill complex parts and perform multiple operations on one machine in a single setup increases throughput, reduces handling and improves accuracy. The new ST-20SSY from Haas Automation is a high-speed turning center equipped with Y axis, C axis, and live-tooling to provide a powerful 4-axis solution for secondary machining of turned parts.
By pursuing a pragmatic growth policy that coupled advanced CNC Swiss technology with the speed and cost effectiveness of existing cam machines, Precision Plus (Elkhorn, Wis.) has thrived. Established in 1982 as a manufacturer of Swiss turned components, the company built a business around single-spindle cam operated Swiss screw machines.
September 13th, 2010
Getting a complete part off a turning center in one shot can reduce cycle times, minimize operator handling, increase throughput, improve accuracy, and reduce work-in-process. The new DS-30Y from Haas Automation combines dual-spindle turning with Y axis, C axis, and live tooling to create a versatile “done-in-one” machining solution for any shop.
June 29th, 2010
Join us on June 29, 2009 when representatives from Ingersoll Cutting Tools will present a free seminar, Productivity Redefined: Fine-Tune Your Metal Removal. Learn about cutting tool optimization, including criteria for cutter selection, power calculations, trouble shooting, carbide failure modes, and grade selection.
(October 07, 2010) Windsor, CT - Machinery Finance Resources (www.mfresources.com) reports that the Section 179 tax deduction has been extended to December 31, 2010 and is retroactive to January 1, 2010. This deduction allows a small manufacturing company to deduct the first $500,000 of equipment purchased in 2010 from their taxable income. Click here for more information.
December 15th, 2010
Joe Halik, Engineering Manager from Koma Precision, will present “How to Select the Proper Rotary Table” at The Robert E. Morris Company of Windsor, Connecticut on December 15th and 16th. Held in conjunction with The Robert E. Morris Company’s New Technology Expo and Open House, the technical presentation will take place twice daily at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. drop-in sessions.
July 21st, 2010
Please join us at IMTS 2010 to learn more about our products. Some of the new products that will be featured are: Multus B750 by Okuma, Bridgeport GX-1000 by Hardinge and the S207 by Tsugami.
March 17th, 2010
New versions of the popular TESASTAR-m and TESASTAR-sm series motorized probe heads adds greater compatibility with legacy products.
Business for Swissline Precision was down last year, but the New England shop fared much better than others in its area. And things are starting to pick up. The shop’s manufacturing engineer, Mike Chenevert, attributes this to two key resources. (Source: Modern Machine Shop)
June 28th, 2010
Morris Midwest to hold a New Partners Introduction event at our Milwaukee Office on June 28th and 29th. Factory representatives from Hardinge, Tsugami, and Romer will be on hand.
June 9th, 2010
(Oxnard, CA) Haas CNC has recently released the dates for their 2010 Demo day, to be held June 9th, 2010.
March 29th, 2010
TRUMPF has announced additional TruMark operator training sessions for April and March.