Modern Machine Shop

JUN 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 JUNE 2018 10 CONTENTS From the MMS Editors 18 Mark: My Word | Mark Albert 20 The Z Axis | Peter Zelinski 22 One-Off | Derek Korn Advertisers 196 Business Opportunities 197 Index of Advertisers JUNE 2018 24 Technical Perspectives 24 Deciding Factors | Turning the Shopfloor Workforce into Virtual Visionaries 28 Competing Ideas | Safety and the Organized Workplace 32 Quality Gaging Tips | Steps for Getting Form Measurement Right, Part II 36 CNC Tech Talk | Holding Size with Tight Tolerances 40 Additive Insights | The Many Possibilities of AM 44 The View from My Shop | Good Leaders Have the Difficult Conversations | ABOUT OUR COVER | 90 Years of Being Modern "Modern," encompassing recent techniques, methods or ideas, has been the watchword of Modern Machine Shop over the past nine decades. What drew us to the artists at Powerhouse Factories to design the artwork for our special cover is that they themselves constitute a "shop." They are makers, too. Although their typical customer base is the music industry, their appreciation for the MMS brand was immediate. Check out more of their work on the studio's website, . 118 118 Lean Manufacturing with the Machine Shop in Mind Better Production 136 Cloud-Based ERP Consolidates Quoting, Enables Mobile Management 170 On Display: Amerimold Systems and Software 162 The Metalworking Industry 14 MMS Connect 16 Digital Extras 48 Shop Talk 60 Events | Conferences | Meetings 200 GBI: Metalworking Products 148 Tooling and Workholding 192 Modern Equipment Review Spotlight: EDM

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