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SEP 2017

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54 MMS September 2017 mmsonline.com SHOP TALK able to not only develop and provide new products and processes but also help our customers with a proactive approach when facing the challenges of today's production environment, whether through test grinds, application and training sup- port, or R&D work," says Ron Wood, executive director of business development. " We work closely with key suppliers and other industr y experts to find solutions that help our customers to improve and optimize their current operations." One of the center's key focuses will be appli- cation suppor t, espe- c i a l l y i n a re a s w h e re to u g h-to -m ac h i n e o r exotic materials create challenges for equip- ment and operators. Fives Landis Corp., call 877-557-6677 or visit fivesgroup. com/landis. BLM GROUP USA OPENS NEW HEADQUARTERS IN MICHIGAN BLM G roup USA has f o r m a l l y o p e n e d i t s n ew h e ad q u a r te r s i n N o v i, M i c h i g a n. T h e 75 , 0 0 0 - s q u a r e - f o o t f a c i l i t y i n c l u d e s a 3 5 , 0 0 0 - s q u a r e - f o o t showroom, a separate machine setup and tool- ing area, training rooms, and an expanded parts d e p a r t m e n t w i t h u p g r a d e d i n v e n t o r y tracking and order fulfill- ment system. The move is said to be in response to the company's con- tinued growth. BLM Group USA, call 248-560-0080 or visit blmgroup.com. facility will feature systems including Landis- Bryant ID/OD grinders, Landis centerless grind- ers and the Giustina surface grinding system. The Hagerstown facility will be the second of its kind for Fives' Grinding-Ultra Precision teams after the company's original grinding demo and research center opened in 2013 at the Fives Landis Ltd. manufacturing plant in the United Kingdom. With the new technology center, "We will be

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