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2014-05-07 23:02:45

The Nomad 883 is a desktop CNC Milling Machine that will turn your desktop into a workshop. With the Nomad 883 you can start making parts on day one. El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Nomad 883, a CNC desktop milling machine, surged past its Kickstarter goal. The company met their initial funding target of $30,000, in just over 15 hours. After one week it has surpassed $200,000. “Our idea has always been that engineers, designers, and makers have projects that require a CNC...

2014-02-28 23:22:54

HFO Midwest, a division of Midwest Manufacturing Resources, Inc., has teamed with Vincennes University in Indiana to combat U.S. veteran’s unemployment with a new “Warrior Training” program called “CNC Machinist NOW.” Twinsburg, OH (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 HFO Midwest, a division of Midwest Manufacturing Resources, Inc., has teamed with Vincennes University in Indiana to combat U.S. veteran’s unemployment with a new “Warrior Training” program called “CNC Machinist...

2013-12-31 23:03:45

Colorado CNC machine shop adapts to industry trends, acquires cutting edge technology, and implements certification and compliance procedures to round out a prosperous 2013. Longmont, Colorado (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Advanced Precision Machining, a leading Colorado milling and machining operation, announced today that demand for its CNC precision machine parts experienced a significant increase over the course of the year. In 2013, the Longmont machine shop further established itself in...

2013-03-08 23:00:32

ez Router officially rolls out its newest “affordable plasma cutting” system (the APC2) which comes complete with a laptop computer and VCarve Pro Mineola, TX (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Known for “quality and innovation”, ez Router is officially rolling out the APC2, its newest turnkey solution in affordable plasma cutting systems. ez Router is based in Mineola, Texas, and has been a favorite among CNC machinists for decades. Their standard and custom U.S.A.-made routers...

2013-01-12 05:02:04

PMI Offers Experienced CNC Machinists and Mechatronics Technicians Competitive Salary and Benefits to Make Career Change and Become Instructors at its Training Center Meadville, Pa. (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 Two of the hot manufacturing jobs of the future are CNC Machinists and Industrial Maintenance Mechatronics Technicians. And while plenty of people want to learn how to do these high-demand jobs, the Precision Manufacturing Institute (PMI) in Meadville, Pa. is having a hard time finding...

2012-07-19 23:01:10

Quality Controlled Manufacturing Inc. (QCMI), a San Diego County-based precision machining manufacturer, announced today it ranked 69 on the San Diego Business Journal´s Fastest Growing Private Companies list for 2012. Santee, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 Quality Controlled Manufacturing Inc. (QCMI) a leading precision manufacturer, is pleased to announce it ranked 69 on the San Diego Business Journal´s 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies list for 2012. QCMI was recognized as one...

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2009-12-07 09:55:00

Machinists, NC programmers or mechatronics engineers "“ trainees in engineering jobs often have to master complex equipment. In the future, trainees will practice and learn milling, turning, drilling and programming routines on a virtual model. A trainee carefully clamps a workpiece in a lathe. He must program the machine correctly before he can machine the part. This is a tricky task and the trainee will have to solve a similar problem for his final exam. Therefore, he is learning to...

2009-05-08 09:01:00

WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced a campaign to help United Airlines' (UAL) 9,000 Mechanic & Related employees return to Machinists Union representation. "At the request of a diverse group of United Airlines Mechanic & Related employees, the Machinists Union has launched a drive to help them return to the only union that can provide a secure defined benefit pension plan and the...

2009-04-06 13:48:00

WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today denounced the decision by U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates to end funding for the F-22, the next-generation fighter aircraft that would have assured U.S. air superiority for years to come. "Not only is the decision to cut funding for the F-22 shortsighted militarily, but our economy can ill afford to disperse the thousands of aerospace jobs required to design,...

2009-04-03 08:15:00

WASHINGTON, April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of today's historic unemployment numbers, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) is calling for immediate aid to the nation's gasping manufacturing sector. "Today's unemployment numbers are egregious," said IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger. "More Americans are out of work than at the height of the 1981-1982 recession. Factory employment alone is down more than one million over the...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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