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Quality Control Data in One Bucket for Palmer Foundry

An East Coast manufacturer of aluminum castings responds to customers’ needs for more granular quality control data and finds a manufacturing intelligence solution to match its company’s size.
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From left, WTCS Board President Drew Petersen; D & S Human Resources Manager Sherrie Hein; D&S Manufacturing  Vice President and General Manager John Barkley; and Lee Rasch, president of Western Technical College.
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D&S Manufacturing Lauded for Supporting Industrial Education

Plate-metal fabricator receives Futuremakers Partner Award from the Wisconsin Technical College System Board for furthering welding skills and offering scholarships.
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Yaskawa Motoman: Teaching Technology for Welding Robots

Developed by Robotiq with Yaskawa Motoman, Kinetiq Teaching is a new technology to quickly and easily task welding robots without requiring in-depth programming knowledge.
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NUM: CNC kernel for Small to Medium Size Machines

The Flexium+ 8 CNC kernel is designed for machine applications that require movement of up to five axes.
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ABB JOKAB: Light Curtains and Light Grids

Focus II Light Curtains and Light Grids offer complete range of features in one low cost package.
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Washdown AC Motors

The WSS stainless steel AC motors have anti-rust coated rotor to protect against corrosion.
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Politics Aside, It’s Time to Get to Work

The election is over, and the President has another four years. The U.S. Congress is essentially in the same condition as it was last week.
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GE, Boeing Help Veterans Get Advanced Manufacturing Jobs

Manufacturing industry giants like General Electric, Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Alcoa are collaborating to provide training and support to veterans wanting to pursue careers in manufacturing.
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Schneider Electric: Controllers Gain Ethernet Capability

The Modicon Quantum Ethernet I/O (QEIO) system adds Ethernet capability to the company's line of automation control solutions.
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Machine Building: Upgraded CNC Software Improves NASCAR Wheel Production

Machine retrofit delivers a combination of precision mechanics and state-of-the-art metal spinning programming and control.
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