Modern Machine Shop

JUN 2018

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MMS JUNE 2018 76 They say it was the pockets common to machin- ists' outfits at the time. The original dimensions of Modern Machine Shop were chosen to allow the machinist of 1928 to carry the magazine either in the side pocket of a shop coat or in the chest pocket common to some machinists' aprons. While the publication is no longer that small size today (we first changed its dimensions in 2008), many readers of MMS still keep the magazine close at hand and close to their hearts. They really do. I am biased, of course, but the frequency with which we hear from readers who honor us by describing their appreciation for the publication and its work over the years leaves me persuaded that MMS is more than just an indus- try trade magazine. The affection and loyalty the magazine has won stem in part, I believe, from the priority this magazine has had from the beginning, the priority that focused on those very pockets in the machinists' clothes: an aim to For this anniversary issue, we consider developments and technologies that have been important throughout nine decades of being modern. PETER ZELINSKI | EDITOR-IN-CHIEF INTRODUCTION: Modern Machine Shop Looks Back on 90 Years

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