Spirol Corp.'s Ascutney Metal Products (Windsor, VT) has enhanced its ability to turn out small runs of precision inserts, nuts, and threaded products with the addition of new Swiss CNC machines. The new equipment targets precision products needing runs of 5,000 pieces or less. To find out more, visit www.spirol.com.
The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.