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Monitor Your Machines to Maintain Momentum

Posted March 07, 2016 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Increasing efficiencies in ways that reduce costs without compromising quality remains a surefire way of retaining existing customers and finding new ones. But what does a company do if it has enhanced its machining and associated tool selection procedures to the point where it simply cannot identify further improvements? That was the problem facing Missouri aerospace industry supplier Tech Manufacturing. In this case study, Modern Machine Shop describes how the company monitors the performance of its CNC machines around the clock, making the information available in an easily comprehensible graphical form.


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