Modern Machine Shop

JAN 2017

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24 MMS January 2017 ONE-OFF Commentary facilities, including shop owners, managers, engi- neers, programmers and other senior personnel. We currently are limiting the group to only these people, because we believe this exclusivity is part of what makes this group different and helpful. Feel free to email me at if you'd like to join the group. 2017—This year, we introduce our inaugural Top Shops conference, which will take place September 5-7 at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, Indiana. The goal of this conference is to offer presentations about very advanced, yet practical tactics, processes, machining approaches and so on that you can readily apply soon after returning to your shop. This might include leveraging additive manufacturing in a shop setting; machine tool monitoring and data collection; cutting tool man- agement; and best practices in areas such as business strategies, workforce development and human resources. Visit for show information. The lineup of speakers will be finalized early this year. D o n' t f o r g e t, y o u c a n f i n d r e s u l t s f r o m past sur veys and numerous ar ticles of fering analysis of sur vey findings in our Top Shops Zone at . Feel free to email me at if you have any questions. Mallory Industries is the 2016 Top Shops Honors Program winner in the human resources category. See why in its company profile starting on page 88.

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