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MAY 2018

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SHOP TALK MMS MAY 2018 54 Industry News 800.823.7284 | Excellent Hole Accuracy Every Time Designed for optimal web thickness, the DRA Magic Drill limits deflection and finely breaks chips for smooth deep hole cutting that creates clean, round holes every time. DRA Magic Drill High Efficiency Replaceable Tip Drill See More at Easy insert replacement without removing any screws! KM Insert Cast Iron GM Insert General Purpose FTP Insert Flat Bottom / Counterboring NEW NEW Available in 1.5D, 2D, 5D, & 8D Rollomatic Group Appoints Strausak Inc. President The Rollomatic Group has appointed Joe Kane President of Strausak Inc. Mr. Kane will be based in the company's North America office in Munde- lein, Illinois, near Rollomatic Inc. He will focus on accelerating Strausak's innovation- and custom- er-focused applications in the precision grinding space for the cutting tool industry. Mr. Kane comes to Strausak with over 14 years in the manufacturing and quality industries where he began as a metrology technician with the U.S. Marine Corps. He translated those skills into a service engineer role in the workholding industry, focusing mainly on custom chucks for CNC lathes. Hewas a product manager for a company selling four- and five-axis rotary tables, where he set up distribution and service channels throughout North America. Prior to joining Strausak, Mr. Kane was a sales manager for an Illinois-based machine tool importer and distributor specializing in automated, turnkey solutions for production machining. "Joe's impressive track record working as sales manager for other CNC machine tool companies and his ability to com- municate and relate to people make him the ideal leader," says Rollomatic President Eric Schwarzen- bach. "Such qualities are key to expanding the brand name and drive the ever-evolving new tech- nologies of the company." | Rollomatic 866-713-6398 | Strausak Inc. 866-713-6398 Coordinate Measurement Society Launches Two Certification Programs The Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS) announced the launch of two new certification programs in 2018. The CMS Certifica- tion Committee will offer a pilot examination for the Level-One certification for coordinate measuring machine (CMM) opera- tors. The proctored, online assessment consists of 200 multiple-choice questions covering foundational theory and CMM common practices. The society also offers a pilot assessment for a Level-Two certifica- tion program for 3D scan- ner users, conducted by

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