Modern Machine Shop

DEC 2018

Modern Machine Shop is focused on all aspects of metalworking technology - Providing the new product technologies; process solutions; supplier listings; business management; networking; and event information that companies need to be competitive.

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MMS DECEMBER 2018 8 D EC EM B ER 2 018 N U M B ER 7 VO L U M E 91 When the Great Recession hit, Linda Tool decided against cutting staff. Instead, five-axis machining has allowed it to scale up without increasing headcount. BY BRENT DONALDSON Paperless workspaces can save money and improve workflow, but getting there requires the right tools and strategies. BY ELI PLASKETT Turning the Page on the Paper Workplace 64 The Fixture Niche 60 Keep Calm and Continue Grinding The Art of Shopfloor Efficiency FIVE-A XIS MACHINING 72 Spending by the so-called "marginal buyer" is the dominant factor in today's machine tool market. BY STEVEN KLINE JR. Shops Outside the Core Are Driving Machine Tool Consumption CAPITA L SPENDING 68 ERP SOF T WARE 56 FEATURES

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