October Roundup: Machining in the News

The industry is constantly evolving. This month we cover the EASTEC conference, how automation is boosting mask production, Emuge-Franken names a new national sales manager, and Walter establishes a facility in the U.S. Keep reading for more details.

EASTEC 2021 Conference

Advanced manufacturing technology intersects with longstanding tradition at EASTEC 2021. The conference was held October 19th – 21st, in West Springfield, Massachusetts. EASTEC is the leading northeast manufacturing trade show, and has been providing solutions to manufacturing challenges for more than 35 years. Attendees come from a variety of industries including Aircraft and Aerospace, Automotive, Medical, Defense, Industrial and Commercial Machinery, and more.

For more information on the conference click here.

Automation Boosts Production of Masks

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a massive surge in demand for a variety of medical devices, not the least of which are N95 respirators and other personal protective equipment. To meet that need, manufacturers worldwide are building new factories and installing new automated assembly lines.

To see more of what companies can accomplish when they band together check out the full article on assemblymag.com.

Emuge-Franken N.A. names new national sales manager

Emuge-Franken N.A., a leading manufacturer of high-performance taps, thread mills, drills, end mills, clamping devices and other rotary tools, has promoted Scott Lowe to national sales manager for the U.S. and Canada. In his new position, Lowe is responsible for leading the company’s sales organization to further strengthen support for customers and distributor partners, as well as grow market share.

For more information on Lowe and his new position click here.

Walter establishes a solid carbide drill facility in the U.S.

Walter USA LLC has assumed governance of the round tool production unit in Greer, South Carolina, through an intra-company transfer within the Sandvik Group to strengthen its manufacturing presence in the U.S. The addition of manufacturing capacity underscores Walter’s commitment to the US market and supports the long-term growth strategy for the company in North America.

For more information on how having a dedicated production facility in the U.S. will aid Walter check out the full article here.

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