Upon his retirement, Greg Knight reflects on his cherished relationships as well as the challenges he has faced during his career in manufacturing.
Navigating High-Mix, Low-Volume Manufacturing
Applications Engineer Jason Lutch discusses the importance of programming in high-mix, low-volume manufacturing.
Swiss-Type Turning Point
Hashier Machine recently added its first Swiss-type lathe to gain long stretches of unattended machining largely because its continuous efforts to find new operators for its more conventional equipment had proven to be unfruitful.
When Work Cells Work for Machine Tools
Courtney Ortner and Dave Zunis of Absolute Machine Tools recently discussed calculating ROI for a collaborative robot in an SME Media article, “When Work Cells Work for Machine Tools.”
Swiss-Style Machining Simplified
Greg Knight and Scott Petrisko of Absolute Machine Tools shared their thoughts on Swiss-style machining in an article featured in SME’s Manufacturing Technology Series 2021 Industry Report.
Automation Solution with Robotic Gripper and Pneumatic Vise
Kurt Workholding and Absolute Machine Tools have teamed up to create an easy and smart way to introduce turn-key automation to a shop. The exclusive package features a Mitsubishi LoadMate Plus, Kurt 3600A Pneumatic Vise and Kurt RV36 Robotic Gripper working in tandem with a Tongtai VP-10 mass-production high-speed vertical machining center (VMC).
A New World for Energy Parts Manufacturing
SME Media article, “A New World for Energy Parts Manufacturing,” features insight from Klaus Miller, Absolute Machine Tools’ vice president of sales, on manufacturing for the energy and aerospace industries.
Absolute Machine Tools Earns Diamond Partner Status
Absolute Machine Tools, Inc. recently earned the title of Diamond Partner Systems Integrator from Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., an affiliate of the global manufacturer Mitsubishi Electric that focuses on production solutions. The partnership is expected to expand opportunities and bring value to both companies.
Cobots: Start Simple, Then Add Complexity
Cobots are an ideal, entry-level robotic device for smaller shops to begin using automation in an economical way. Of course, as with any equipment integration, it takes a knowledgeable team with experience to make cobot integration as seamless and painless as possible.
Production Turning to CNC
Greg Knight, Absolute Machine Tools’ VP of Sales Production Turning Products, recently discussed the evolution of the precision production turning industry in an article in Production Machining magazine titled “Production Turning to CNC.”