The TV show The List recently featured three factory open-to-the-public tours: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA, the Ford Rouge plant in Dearborn, MI, and the Louisville Slugger factory in Louisville, KY. Check it out.
Precision Spray Control technology, from Spraying Systems Co.,
ensures the proper volume of lubricant is applied, even when line/press
speeds or dies change. Precision application eliminates waste of costly
lubricants and quality problems caused by inconsistent coverage.
Maintenance downtime due to oil mist is eliminated, worker safety is
improved and operating costs are decreased.
Even if your company doesn't need it now, funding gained through the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms centers is worth investigating as Muncie, IN-based Mursix, maker of custom-engineered products, learned.
Women in Manufacturing (WiM) has announced its ninth annual SUMMIT at the Hilton Denver City Center in Denver, CO, September 9-11, 2019. Expected to be WiM’s largest SUMMIT with an estimated 500 attendees expected, the event features tours of manufacturing facilities, keynote presentations, professional development sessions, roundtable discussions and networking events.
more metalformers and fabricators test the waters, with some going
all-in, on additive manufacturing (AM) for metal and nonmetal part, tool
and workholding applications, MetalForming’s sister publication, 3D Metal Printing magazine, offers info-packed conferences exploring AM and its capabilities. Next up: 3D Metal Printing Experience and Tech Tour, August 6-7 in Novi, MI. This event enables attendees to interact with industry experts, learn about the latest technology developments and hear case-study applications. They also will participate in exclusive plant tours of Ford’s Advanced Manufacturing Center and Linear AMS, witnessing 3D metal printing machines in action.