Sandvik Coromant will showcase a new small-part machining system at the upcoming Precision Machining Technology Show, to be held May 3-5 at the Columbus, OH, convention center. Sandvik's CoroTurn XS consists of cutting inserts, the smallest of which can handle bores as small as 1 mm, and matching boring bars. These tooling systems target a variety of precision automotive, watch, connector, and medical components that need internal turning, grooving, and threading. For more information, visit www.coromant.sandvik.com/us.
In a move that strengthens its 3D design business, Stratasys continued a 15-month buying spree this week by announcing its plan to acquire GrabCAD, a provider of a cloud-based collaboration environment for engineers.
Many diverse markets take advantage of semiconductor IP; so many that no one can recite the entire list without leaving off several. So why do we track all the vertical markets? They all have a unique set of requirements and value attributes differently. One major vertical market segment is automotive.
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