April Roundup: Machining in the News

The industry is constantly evolving. This month, Bass Pro is starting to use their new assembly plant, Boeing Co. extended its retirement age, and Modern Machine Shop gives you an introduction to Superfinishing. Keep on reading for more details.

Bass Pro Starts Assembly at New Plant

This month the first Bass Buggy 16 Pontoon Boat rolled off the line at Bass Pro’s new assembly plant in Missouri. Before becoming the state-of-the-art manufacturing plant it is now, the facility was previously a storage warehouse. 

For more information on this new plant click here.


Boeing Extends Retirement Age

Boeing Co. announced this month that its Board of Directors has extended the company’s standard retirement age. With the company’s original retirement age of 65 has now been extended to 70, current CEO David L. Calhoun can continue serving. Calhoun has been serving as President and CEO since January 13, 2020.

Check out the full article on sme.org for all of the details.


An Introduction to Superfinishing

The application potential for superfinishing is wide-reaching. From job shops to large equipment manufacturers, superfinishing has found roles in small medical parts and larger aerospace parts.

Learn what superfinishing is, what application it should be used for and why you should take care when specifying surface finish parameters by clicking here.


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