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AUG 2018

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SHOP TALK MMS AUGUST 2018 52 mmsonline.com Industry News tuition-covered, full-time paid apprenticeship program for aspiring employees as well as cost- free training to veterans who enroll in training courses to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs). With the expansion, Trumpf is now capable of training 5,000 students in 630 training events a year, which will be a significant increase from the 3,000 students that took part in train- ing events last year. The new training f loor is equipped with 13 Trumpf machines, including tube lasers, material handling and material storage systems as well as laser, bending and punching machinery. The facility has 14 class- rooms and two virtual learning classrooms. The company now also offers an E-learning Specialist to teach online Machine Operator and Program- ming Training courses in the two new web pods. "Our facility enables us to offer a wider vari- ety of Trumpf machines and courses to a wider variety of students," says Ms. Benz. "It doesn't matter whether our customers come here with years of experience working with Trumpf equip- ment or whether they are new to Trumpf, they will leave the training center retaining valuable skills and knowledge that will impact their company's performance as well as improve their professional growth." | Trumpf Inc. 860-255-6000 us.trumpf.com Hexagon AB Acquires Spring Technologies Spring Technologies, a provider of machine tool software, has been acquired by Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions. For 30 years, the company has been developing CNC solu- tions for machine tools. Its f lagship portfolio, NCSIMUL, constitutes a suite of integrated solu- tions providing native CNC code programming, CNC simulation, cutting and tool libraries, CNC program management, real-time machine mon- itoring, and technical content publication. "I'm really happy to join the Hexagon team, with whom we share the same Industry 4.0 vision," says Gilles Battier, CEO and owner of Spring Technologies. Rifle barrel seen with a Hawkeye Pro Slim 17" Diesel injector with a Hawkeye Pro Hardy 7" Burr in a cross hole viewed with a Hawkeye Pro Slim 7" Fast, reliable metal machining & EDM inspection Hawkeye Borescopes allow metal machinists to quickly and easily inspect for burrs, defects, surface finish irregularities, and more, even inside deep or narrow bores. Hawkeyes deliver fast, reliable visual inspection even through narrow openings, and inside complex machined parts. Easily look inside a wide range of mission-critical parts, such as fuel injector nozzles,engine blocks, transfer cases, brake manifolds, hydraulic assemblies, medical equipment, and more. gradientlens.com 800.536.0790 Made in USA Bring Your Parts to the Show for Inspection Solutions! Inspection Solutions... 80 different borescopes, and 20 years experience helping you select just the right one! Booth #135333 • Chicago, IL September 10 - 15, 2018 Visit us at:

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